The Mathematical Gazette is published weekly, currently by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Mathematical Sciences Department. It provides a list of mathematical seminars and colloquia in the Massachusetts area. Please send all announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Thursday of the week preceding the talk.
SEPTEMBER 22 - 26, 2014
MONDAY, September 22, 2014
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY GEOMETRY-ALGEBRA-SINGULARITIES-COMBINATORICS SEMINAR
Anthony Iarrobino (Northeastern University), “Jordan Types of Two Commuting Nilpotent Matrices,” Northeastern University, 511 Lake Hall.
UMASS LOWELL MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM
James Propp (UMass Lowell), “Homomesy,” OLN212. Refreshments at 3 in OLN 428Q.
WPI STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS COMMON
Xingjie Li (Brown University), “Equation free method for computing self-semilar solutions of Smoluchowski's dynamics,” (Joint work with Yannis Kevrekidis, Govind Menon and Matthew Williams), Stratton Hall Room 308.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Giovanni Rosso (Columbia University), “Derivative of the symmetric square p-adic L-function via pull-back formula,” MCS B21, 111 Cummington Mall. Tea and Cookies in MCS 144 at 4:00pm.
MIT PROBABILITY SEMINAR
Allan Sly (UC Berkeley), “Increasing subsequences on the plane and the Slow Bond Conjecture,” (Joint work with Riddhipratim Basu and Vladas Sidoravicius). Room E17-139.
TUESDAY, September 23, 2014
FIVE COLLEGE NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR
Jeffrey Hatley (UMass Amherst), “Level Raising and Deformation Rings,” Amherst College, SM 207. Tea at 3:30 pm in SM 208.
MIT MMEC SEMINAR
Jacy Bird (Boston University), Room 3-370, refreshments beforehand, outside Room 3-370.
WEDNESDAY, September 24, 2014
HARVARD LOGIC SEMINAR
Gil Sagi (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munchen), “What is a Fixed Term?” 2 Arrow Street, Room 408. (Note the slight time change and room change. 2 Arrow Street is a card access building. If you have a Harvard ID you can access the building. If you do not then please arrive just before 4:30 -- we will have someone at the door. There will be a reception (with wine and cheese) to follow.)
THURSDAY, September 25, 2014
MIT DISTINGUISHED SEMINAR SERIES IN COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
Christoph Schwab (ETH Zurich), “Infinite-Dimensional Numerical Analysis,” Seminar for Applied Mathematics, 56-114.
BRANDEIS-HARVARD-MIT-NORTHEASTERN JOINT MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM
Gunnar Carlsson (Stanford University), “The structure of spaces of persistence barcodes,” E25111. Reception at 4PM in Room E17-401.
FRIDAY, September 26, 2014
WPI CIMS COLLOQUIUM
Vanessa Lopez (IBM), “Simulating heat and mass transfer in buildings equipped with sensor networks,” Stratton Hall Room 203. Refreshments at 10:30 in the Mathematical Sciences Department Lounge, SH107.
TUFTS UNIVERSITY MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM
Luis Dorfmann (Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University), “Modeling of highly deformable materials,” Bromfield-Pearson Building, Room 101.