Mathematics Department

Last updated: 2020/09/20 - 2:12pm
Geometry/topology Seminar
Chao Li (Princeton University, Mathematics)
Monday, September 21 - 3:15 pm
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It has been a classical question which manifolds admit Riemannian metrics with positive scalar curvature. I will present some recent progress on this question, ruling out positive scalar curvature on...

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Graduate-Faculty Talks
Margaret Regan (Duke, Math)
Monday, September 21 - 4:30 pm
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Many problems that arise in mathematics, science, and engineering can be formulated as solving a parameterized system of polynomial equations which must be solved for given instances of the parameters...

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Number Theory Seminar

TBD

Chung-Ru Lee
Wednesday, September 23 - 3:15 pm
Physics 119

Probability Seminar
Alex Hening (Tufts)
Thursday, September 24 - 3:15 pm
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A key question in population biology is understanding the conditions under which the species of an ecosystem persist or go extinct. Theoretical and empirical studies have shown that persistence can be...

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Mathematical Biology Seminar
Alexandria Volkening (Northwestern University, NSF–Simons Center for Quantitative Biology; Engineering Sciences & Applied Mathematics)
Friday, September 25 - 12:00 pm
Online

Wild-type zebrafish (Danio rerio) are characterized by black and yellow stripes, which form on their body and fins due to the self-organization of thousands of pigment cells. Mutant zebrafish and...

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Frontiers In Mathematics Distinguished Lecture Series (Lecture 2)
Hong Wang (IAS)
Friday, September 25 - 12:00 pm
Physics 119

If \(\mathbb{T}\) is a collection of distinct tubes of length \(N\), radius 1 and \(P\) is a collection of disjoint unit balls, what is the largest size of their incidences \(I(P, \mathbb{T})=\{(p, T...

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Graduate Faculty Seminar Seminar

TBA

Yiming Zhong (Duke, Math)
Monday, September 28 - 4:45 pm
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Applied Math And Analysis Seminar

TBA

Cole Graham (Stanford)
Tuesday, September 29 - 3:15 pm
Physics 119

Number Theory Seminar

TBD

Chen An
Wednesday, September 30 - 3:15 pm
Physics 119

Probability Seminar
Zoe Haung (Duke, math)
Thursday, October 1 - 3:15 pm
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