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Mathematics Colloquium - Spring 2012 Schedule

Date and Time Location Presenter Title
Feb 01, 2012
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Science 2-064 Todor Milev
UMass Boston
Computing vector partition functions and branching laws of generalized Verma modules
Feb 06, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
McCormack 2-145 Kourosh Zarringhalam
Boston College
Mathematical determination of metabolic remodeling specificities of choline and ethanolamine glycerophospholipids
Feb 07, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
McCormack 1-420 David Papp
Northwestern University
Polynomial optimization techniques in statistical estimation and experimental design
Feb 08, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Campus Center 2-2540 Mirjana Vuletic
Brown University
Asymptotics of large random strict plane partitions, their combinatorics and generalized MacMahon's formula
Feb 09, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Campus Center 2-2545 Emily Peters
MIT
The classification of subfactors
Feb 10, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Campus Center 2-2545 Peter Tingley
MIT
Affine Mirkovic-Vilonen polytopes
Feb 13, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Campus Center 2-2545 Brendon Rhoades
University of Southern California
Cyclic Sieving and Cluster Multicomplexes
Feb 14, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Campus Center 2-2545 Liz Vivas
Purdue University
Dynamics of Holomorphic Self-maps near a Fixed Point
Feb 15, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Science 3-113 David Anderson
University of Washington
Okounkov bodies: from algebraic to convex geometry
Feb 16, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Campus Center 2-2540 Peter Dillingham
George Perkins Marsh Institute
Potential biological removal: extending models to seabirds
Feb 17, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Campus Center 2-2545 Joel Miller
NIH Fogarty and Harvard School of Public Health
Haven't I seen you before? Epidemic spread in populations with nonzero partnership duration
Feb 21, 2012
9:30am - 10:30am
Campus Center 3-3540 Edward Richmond
University of British Columbia
A combinatorial characterization of tight fusion frames using Littlewood-Richardson coefficients
Feb 29, 2012
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Science 2-064 Eric Grinberg
UMass Boston
Comparing Volume by Comparing Area: the Busemann-Petty Problem
Mar 21, 2012
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Science 2-064 Jonathan Weitsman
Northeastern University
Semiclassical analysis, loop group characters, and the modular group action
Apr 04, 2012
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Science 2-064 Eduardo González
UMass Boston
Seidel Elements and Mirror Symmetry Transformations
May 09, 2012
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Science 2-064 Gabriel Cunningham
Northeastern University
Constructing regular abstract polyhedra with external symmetries


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