Colloquia
COMING COLLOQUIA

Ely Merzbach Thursday, October 23, 2014: Colloquium
The Set-Indexed Levy Process: Stationarity and Local regularity
Ely Merzbach , Bar-Ilan University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Charles EpsteinThursday, November 06, 2014: Colloquium
Mathematical Models in Evolutionary Theory
Charles Epstein, University of Pennsylvania
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Alex LubotzkyThursday, November 13, 2014: Colloquium
Random methods in geometry 
Alex Lubotzky, Hebrew University, visiting NYU
5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Efim ZelmanovThursday, November 13, 2014: Colloquium
Infinite Groups --- from the very beginning (1900 + ε ) to our time
Efim Zelmanov, University of California - SD
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Nikita AlexeevThursday, November 20, 2014: Colloquium
TBA
Nikita Alexeev, Steklov Institute at St.Petersburg
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Vladimir OlikerThursday, December 04, 2014: Colloquium
TBA
Vladimir Oliker, Emory University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Igor RivinThursday, December 11, 2014: Colloquium
TBA
Igor Rivin, Temple University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Vitali MilmanThursday, April 30, 2015: Colloquium
TBA
Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University
4:35-5:20 PM, TBA

Gil KalaiThursday, October 08, 2015: Colloquium
TBA
Gil Kalai, Yale University & Hebrew University of Jerusalem
4:35-5:20 PM, TBA


PAST COLLOQUIA

Christoph HaberlThursday, October 02, 2014: Colloquium
Valuations and the Special Linear Group
Christoph Haberl, Vienna University of Science and Technology
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Franz SchusterFriday, August 22, 2014: Colloquium
Log-Concavity Properties of Minkowski Valuations
Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology
3:35 - 4:20., Rogers Hall 317

Alina StancuMonday, June 09, 2014: Colloquium
Some remarks on the logarithmic Brunn-Minkowski inequality
Alina Stancu, Concordia University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 317

Helmut GroemerThursday, April 24, 2014: Colloquium
Hydrostatic properties of convex bodies
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona
5:35-6:20PM, Rogers Hall 302

Monika LudwigThursday, April 24, 2014: Colloquium
Valuations on lattice polytopes
Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Science and Technology
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Joel SpruckThursday, April 17, 2014: Colloquium
The half space property for minimal hypersurfaces in MxR
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Artem ZvavitchThursday, April 10, 2014: Colloquium
Uniqueness questions in Convex Geometry
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Christos SaroglouThursday, April 03, 2014:
Remarks on the conjectured Log-Brunn-Minkowski inequality
Christos Saroglou, Texas A&M University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Thursday, March 20, 2014:

No Coloquium, Spring Break
Assaf NaorThursday, March 13, 2014: Colloquium
Vertical versus horizontal Poincare inequalities
Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Mike O'NeilThursday, March 06, 2014: Colloquium
Beltrami Fields, Electromagnetics, and Plasma Equilibria: An integral equation approach
Mike O'Neil, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Franz SchusterThursday, February 20, 2014: Colloquium
A Characterization of Blaschke Addition
Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology
4:35-5:20pm, Roges Hall 302

Thursday, January 30, 2014:
BAM
NYU POLY MERGER, Celebrations
C.Richard Johnson,Jr.Thursday, December 05, 2013: Colloquium
Computational Art History: Three Emerging Projects
C.Richard Johnson,Jr., Cornell University
4:35-5:20pm, JAB 474

Vladimir OlikerMonday, December 02, 2013: Colloquium
Estimates of normal curvatures of space-like hypersurfaces in de Sitter space and convexity
Vladimir Oliker, Emory University
4:35-5:20pm, Rogers Hall 425

Adam KapelnerThursday, November 21, 2013:
Matching on-the-fly: Sequential Allocation with Higher Power and Efficiency
Adam Kapelner, UPenn
4:35-5:20 PM, Roges Hall 304

Eric GrinbergThursday, November 14, 2013: Colloquium
A Finite Field Model for Computed Tomography
Eric Grinberg, UMass-Boston
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

YanYan LiThursday, November 07, 2013: Colloquium
Gradient estimaes for solutions of the Lame system with infinity coeffcients
YanYan Li, Rutgers University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Noga AlonThursday, October 31, 2013: Colloquium
Random Cayley Graphs
Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University and IAS, Princeton
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Aleksandr KoldobskiyThursday, October 24, 2013: Colloquium
Stability and slicing inequalities for measures of convex bodies
Aleksandr Koldobskiy, University of Missouri-Columbia
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Franz SchusterMonday, October 21, 2013: Colloquium
The Theory of Valuations and What It Can Do for You!
Franz Schuster, Technical University of Vienna
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 425

Boaz SlomkaThursday, October 17, 2013: Colloquium
Fractional covering numbers of convex bodies
Boaz Slomka, Tel Aviv University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Martin HenkThursday, September 12, 2013: Colloquium
Cone-volume measures of polytopes
Martin Henk, University Magdeburg
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304

Eric GrinbergTuesday, August 06, 2013: Colloquium
Tomography by flat tori in symmetric spaces of compact type
Eric Grinberg, UMass-Boston
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 317

Louise JottrandThursday, April 18, 2013:
Shadow Boundaries of Convex Bodies
Louise Jottrand,  University College, London
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Brendan GuilfoyleThursday, April 11, 2013: Colloquium
Classical surface theory revisited
Brendan Guilfoyle,  Institute of Technology, Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Eric CarlenThursday, April 04, 2013: Colloquium
Some uses of uniform convexity
Eric Carlen, Rutgers University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Monika LudwigThursday, March 28, 2013: Colloquium
Fractional perimeters
Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Technology
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Andreas BernigThursday, March 21, 2013: Colloquium
A duality for isoperimetric problems
Andreas Bernig, Goethe University Frankfurt
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Assaf NaorThursday, March 14, 2013: Colloquium
Grothendieck's inequality and the propeller conjecture
Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Dmitri BuragoThursday, March 07, 2013: Colloquium
A mozaic of Mathematical Problems
Dmitri Burago, Penn State University
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Fanghua LinThursday, February 28, 2013: Colloquium
Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions in Periodic Homogenization
Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Franz SchusterThursday, February 21, 2013: Colloquium
Affine vs. Euclidean Isoperimetric Inequalities
Franz Schuster, Technical University of Vienna
5:35-6:20PM, Rogers Hall 302

Shou-Wu ZhangThursday, February 21, 2013: Colloquium
On a thousand year old puzzle about triangles
Shou-Wu Zhang, Princeton University & Columbia University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Gregory Chudnovsky & David ChudnovskyThursday, December 06, 2012: Colloquium
Computer Vision, Convolutions, Complexity and Algebraic Geometry
Gregory Chudnovsky & David Chudnovsky, NYU-POLY
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Mina Teicher Thursday, November 29, 2012: Colloquium
Synchronization in brain activity
Mina Teicher , Bar-Ilan University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

YanYan LiThursday, November 15, 2012: Colloquium
Some analytic aspects of conformally invariant fully nonlinear equations
YanYan Li, Rutgers University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Moon DuchinThursday, October 25, 2012: Colloquium
Fine asymptotic geometry of groups
Moon Duchin, Tufts University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Manuel WeberndorferThursday, October 18, 2012: Colloquium
Shadow systems of asymmetric Lp zonotopes
Manuel Weberndorfer, Vienna University of Technology
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Gil KalaiThursday, October 11, 2012: Colloquium
Analysis of Boolean functions, influence and noise.
Gil Kalai, Yale University & Hebrew University of Jerusalem
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Franz SchusterThursday, September 20, 2012: Colloquium
Towards a Hadwiger Type Theorem for Minkowski Valuations
Franz Schuster, Technical University of Vienna
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Dan KlainThursday, August 09, 2012: Colloquium
Volume bounds for shadow covering
Dan Klain, UMass-Lowell
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Gabriella TarantelloThursday, April 26, 2012: Colloquium
Elliptic problems systems in the study of non-topological abelian and non-abelian vortices in Chern Simons theory
Gabriella Tarantello, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata
5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Aljosa VolcicThursday, April 26, 2012: Colloquium
Convergence (in shape) of iterated Steiner symmetrizations
Aljosa Volcic, Universitą Calabria
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Joel SpruckThursday, April 19, 2012: Colloquium
Locally convex hypersurfaces of constant curvature with boundary
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Cleve MolerThursday, April 12, 2012: Colloquium
The Evolution of MATLAB
Cleve Moler, MathWorks
4:35-5:20 PM, Bern Dibner Building LC 400

Semyon AleskerThursday, April 05, 2012: Colloquium
Radon transform on valuations
Semyon Alesker, Tel-Aviv University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Stephanie AlexanderThursday, March 29, 2012: Colloquium
The unit sphere in flat spacetime, anti-deSitter-spacetime models of particle collisions, and Alexandrov curvature.
Stephanie Alexander, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Thursday, March 15, 2012:

No Coloquium, Spring Break
Elliott LiebThursday, March 08, 2012: Colloquium
The Stability of Matter, and Quantum Electrodynamics
Elliott Lieb, Princeton University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Assaf NaorThursday, March 01, 2012: Colloquium
Ultrametric skeletons
Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Alina StancuThursday, February 16, 2012: Colloquium
On some new,and not so new,affine invariants for convex bodies
Alina Stancu, Concordia University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Larry GuthThursday, February 09, 2012: Colloquium
The polynomial method in combinatorics
Larry Guth, Courant Institute in New York University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Manuel WeberndorferThursday, February 02, 2012: Colloquium
Reverse Affine Isoperimetric Inequalities
Manuel Weberndorfer, Vienna University of Technology
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Noga AlonMonday, December 12, 2011: Colloquium
Strong and weak epsilon nets and their applications
Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University and IAS, Princeton
4:35-5:20 PM, RH 214

Kenneth A. RibetThursday, December 08, 2011: Colloquium
An algorithmic look at some seventeenth century number theory
Kenneth A. Ribet, University of California Berkeley
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Vladimir OlikerMonday, November 28, 2011: Colloquium
Geometric convexity and design of freeform lenses and mirrors
Vladimir Oliker, Emory University
4:35-5:20 PM, RH 214

Greg KuperbergThursday, November 17, 2011: Colloquium
What is quantum probability?
Greg Kuperberg, University of California - Davis
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Fanghua LinMonday, November 14, 2011: Colloquium
Gradient Systems of Phase Transitions
Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:35-5:20 PM, RH 214

Vitali MilmanThursday, November 03, 2011: Colloquium
The Reasons behind some classical constructions in Analysis
Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University
4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Zheng Chao HanMonday, October 17, 2011: Colloquium
On the local solvability of the nirenberg problem On S^2
Zheng Chao Han, Rutgers University
4:30-5:15 PM, RH214

Young Jin SuhMonday, October 03, 2011: Colloquium
Some generalized maximum principles and its applications to S.S. Chern's conjectures
Young Jin Suh, Kyungpook National University
4:30-5:15 PM, RH214

Rolf SchneiderMonday, May 02, 2011: Colloquium
Constant width and diametrically complete sets
Rolf Schneider, University of Freiburg
5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Helmut GroemerMonday, May 02, 2011: Colloquium
An Almost obvious covering theorem waiting for a proof
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Semyon AleskerMonday, April 25, 2011: Colloquium
Theory of Valuations and Integral Geometry
Semyon Alesker, Tel-Aviv University
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Franz SchusterMonday, April 18, 2011: Colloquium
Class Reduction and the Symmetry of Bivaluations
Franz Schuster, Technical University of Vienna
5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Joel SpruckMonday, April 18, 2011: Colloquium
The method of moving planes in analysis and geometry
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Dmitry BuragoMonday, April 11, 2011: Colloquium
"Bounded" and "Unbounded" Groups
Dmitry Burago, Penn State University
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Anatoly M. VershikMonday, March 28, 2011: Colloquium
Dynamics of the paths of the graphs
Anatoly M. Vershik, St. Petersburg Branch, Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Igor RivinMonday, March 21, 2011: Colloquium
The occasional omnipresence of hyperbolic geometry
Igor Rivin, Temple University
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Monday, March 14, 2011:

No Coloquium, Spring Break
6:00pm, Hemmerdinger Hall,Silver Center for Arts and Science,100 Washington Square

YanYan LiMonday, March 07, 2011: Colloquium
Asymptotic behavior of solutions to the sigma_k-Yamabe equation near isolated singularities
YanYan Li, Rutgers University
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Elliott LiebMonday, February 28, 2011: Colloquium
Sharp constants for the Hardy-Littlewood-Sobolev inequality on R^n and the Folland-Stein and Jerison-Lee inequalities on the Heisenberg group
Elliott Lieb, Princeton University
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

A. C. ThompsonMonday, February 14, 2011: Colloquium
The space of area functions on Minkowski spaces
A. C. Thompson, Dalhousie University
5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Monika LudwigMonday, February 14, 2011: Colloquium
Valuations on Sobolev Spaces
Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Technology
4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Paul YangMonday, November 22, 2010: Colloquium
A fourth order invariant in CR geometry
Paul Yang, Princeton University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH317

Jiazu ZhouMonday, October 18, 2010: Colloquium
On the Symmetric Mixed Isoperimetric Inequality of Domains in the Plane
Jiazu Zhou, Southwest University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Assaf NaorMonday, October 04, 2010: Colloquium
Towards a Calculus for nonlinear spectral gaps.
Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
5:05-5:50 PM, RH505

Gil KalaiMonday, September 27, 2010: Colloquium
Combinatorial and topological aspects of problems in Convexity
Gil Kalai, Yale University & Hebrew University of Jerusalem
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Aleksandr KoldobskiyThursday, July 08, 2010: Colloquium
Positive definite functions, stable random vectors and embedding of normed spaces in L_p
Aleksandr Koldobskiy, University of Missouri
4:05-4:50, Rogers Hall 302

Elena OurnychevaMonday, May 10, 2010: Colloquium
Radon Transforms of Functions of Matrix Argument and Composite Cosine Transforms
Elena Ournycheva, University of Pittsburgh
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Dmitry BuragoFriday, May 07, 2010: Colloquium
Boundary rigidity, volume minimality, and minimal surfaces in L_{\infty}: a survey
Dmitry Burago, Penn State University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Anatoly M. VershikMonday, May 03, 2010: Colloquium
Invariant measures on the universal graphs and continuous graphs
Anatoly M. Vershik, St. Petersburg Branch, Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Helmut GroemerMonday, May 03, 2010: Colloquium
Cauchy's Surface Area Formula.
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Shing-Tung YauFriday, April 30, 2010: Lecture (rescheduled)
From Riemannian Geometry to Modern Computer Graphics
Shing-Tung Yau, Harvard University
4:00-5:00 PM, JAB 474

Joel SpruckMonday, April 19, 2010: Colloquium
Hypersurfaces of constant curvature in Hyperbolic space
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Andy TsangMonday, April 12, 2010: PhD Thesis Presentation
Valuations on Lp-Spaces
Andy Tsang, NYU Poly
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Gunter M. ZieglerMonday, April 05, 2010: Colloquium
Centrally-symmetric polytopes with few faces
Gunter M. Ziegler, Technische Universität Berlin
5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Jon WolfsonMonday, April 05, 2010: Colloquium
Manifolds with k-positive Ricci curvature
Jon Wolfson, Michigan State University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Franz SchusterFriday, April 02, 2010: Colloquium
Affine Analytic Inequalities
Franz Schuster, Technische Universität Wien
4:05-4:50 PM, RH304

Van VuMonday, March 22, 2010: Colloquium
On the von Neumann-Goldstine problem
Van Vu, Rutgers University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Monday, March 15, 2010: Spring Break
Spring Break from 03/15 to 03/19
Bernd KawohlMonday, March 08, 2010: Colloquium
Convex sets of constant width, or why geometry can be of vital importance
Bernd Kawohl, Universität Köln
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Fanghua LinMonday, February 22, 2010: Colloquium
Domain Walls and Junction Sets
Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Joseph KungMonday, February 08, 2010: Colloquium
Counting parking functions and connected graphs
Joseph Kung, University of North Texas
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Gideon SchechtmanMonday, December 14, 2009: Colloquium
The dimension of almost spherical sections of symmetric convex bodies
Gideon Schechtman, Weizmann Institute of Science
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Ricky PollackMonday, December 07, 2009: Colloquium
Double Permutation Sequences and Arrangements of Planar Families of Convex Sets
Ricky Pollack, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences/NYU
5:05-5:50 PM, RH202

Louis BilleraMonday, December 07, 2009: Colloquium
Counting flags in polytopes, posets and Coxeter groups
Louis Billera, Cornell University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Valeriu SoltanMonday, November 16, 2009: Colloquium
Special classes of convex sets
Valeriu Soltan, George Mason University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Pierre ValloisMonday, November 09, 2009: Colloquium
From persistent random walk to the telegraph noise
Pierre Vallois, Universite de Nancy I
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Egon SchulteMonday, November 02, 2009: Colloquium
The Skeletal Approach to Polyhedra and Symmetry
Egon Schulte, Northeastern University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Maia MartchevaMonday, October 26, 2009: Colloquium
Avian Influenza: Modeling, Analysis, and Data Fitting
Maia Martcheva, University of Florida
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

YanYan LiMonday, October 19, 2009: Colloquium
Some remarks on singular solutions of nonlinear elliptic equations
YanYan Li, Rutgers University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Peter M. GruberMonday, October 12, 2009: Colloquium
A survey of the geometry of numbers
Peter M. Gruber, Technische Universität Wien
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Franz SchusterMonday, October 05, 2009: Colloquium
Fourier transform of the projection operator
Franz Schuster, Technische Universität Wien
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Assaf NaorMonday, September 28, 2009: Colloquium
L1 embeddings of the Heisenberg group and the Sparsest Cut problem.
Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH202

Helmut GroemerThursday, May 07, 2009: Colloquium
Measuring Convex Bodies with a Carpenter Square.
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Dan KlainThursday, May 07, 2009: Colloquium
Containment and inscribed simplices.
Dan Klain, UMass-Lowell
5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Christina SormaniThursday, April 23, 2009: Colloquium
On the Hamilton-Perelman proof of the Poincare conjecture.
Christina Sormani, Lehman College and CUNY Graduate Center
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Joel SpruckThursday, April 16, 2009: Colloquium
Level set mean curvature flow.
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Jie XiaoThursday, April 16, 2009: Colloquium
The $p$-Faber-Krahn inequality.
Jie Xiao, Memorial University
5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Guiyun ChenThursday, April 09, 2009: Colloquium
Thompson's conjecture and related topics.
Guiyun Chen, Southwest University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Xinan MaThursday, March 26, 2009: Colloquium
Sharp curvature estimates for the level sets of Green's function on a 3-dimensional convex domain.
Xinan Ma, Institute for Advanced Study
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Grigoris PaourisThursday, March 12, 2009: Colloquium
Super-Gaussian directions on convex bodies.
Grigoris Paouris, Texas A&M University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Fedor PetrovThursday, March 12, 2009: Colloquium
How does a typical convex lattice polygon look like?
Fedor Petrov, Steklov Mathematical Institute
5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Marisa ZymonopoulouThursday, March 05, 2009: Colloquium
Sections of complex convex bodies and the complex Busemann-Petty problem.
Marisa Zymonopoulou, Case Western Reserve University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Alina StancuThursday, February 26, 2009: Colloquium
On a geometric construction and some of its analytic implications.
Alina Stancu, Concordia University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Vitali MilmanThursday, January 22, 2009: Colloquium
How little Information is enough to Determine Some Classical Transforms?
Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Emanuel MilmanThursday, December 11, 2008: Colloquium
Some Spectral Properties of Convex Domains.
Emanuel Milman, Institute for Advanced Study
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Sylvia SilbergerThursday, December 04, 2008: Colloquium
Automorphism Groups of Finite Groupoids.
Sylvia Silberger, Hofstra University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Dan KlainThursday, November 20, 2008: Colloquium
If you can hide behind it, can you hide inside it?
Dan Klain, UMass-Lowell
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Carl TropperThursday, November 13, 2008: Colloquium
What is computational science?
Carl Tropper, McGill University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Chang-Shou LinThursday, November 06, 2008: Colloquium
The degree-counting formulas for the mean field equations.
Chang-Shou Lin, National Taiwan University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Christian GutierrezThursday, October 30, 2008: Colloquium
The near field refractor problem.
Christian Gutierrez, Temple University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Deping YEThursday, October 30, 2008: Colloquium
Mixed p-affine surface area and isoperimetric inequalities.
Deping YE, Case Western Reserve University
5:05-5:50 PM, RH503

Igor RivinThursday, October 23, 2008: Colloquium
Geometry (and algebra and combinatorics) of simplices.
Igor Rivin, Temple University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Martin HenkThursday, October 16, 2008: Colloquium
Roots of Ehrhart Polynomials.
Martin Henk, University of Magdeburg
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Assaf NaorThursday, October 02, 2008: Colloquium
Embeddings of discrete groups and the speed of random walks.
Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Elijah LiflyandThursday, September 25, 2008: Colloquium
The Fourier transform of a general monotone function.
Elijah Liflyand, Bar Ilan University
4:05-4:50 PM, RH503

Ted BisztriczkyThursday, May 08, 2008: Colloquium
Polytopes, Lattices and the Euclidean Algorithm
Ted Bisztriczky, University of Calgary
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Helmut GroemerThursday, May 01, 2008: Colloquium
How Jakob Steiner made his point.
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Vitali MilmanThursday, April 24, 2008: Colloquium
The abstract concept of Duality and some examples
Vitali Milman, Tel-Aviv University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Semyon AleskerThursday, April 24, 2008: Colloquium
A Fourier type transform on translation invariant valuations on convex sets
Semyon Alesker, Tel-Aviv University
5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Zhongmin ShenWednesday, April 23, 2008: SpecialColloquium
Some Global Rigidity Theorems in Finsler Geometry
Zhongmin Shen, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
5:05-5:50 PM, RH304

Joel SpruckThursday, April 17, 2008: Colloquium
Locally convex hypersurfaces of constant curvature with boundary
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University
4:10-4:55 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Vladyslav YaskinThursday, April 10, 2008: Colloquium
Fourier transforms and determination of convex bodies.
Vladyslav Yaskin, University of Oklahoma
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Maryna YaskinaThursday, April 10, 2008: Colloquium
Christoffel's problem and the Fourier transform.
Maryna Yaskina, University of Oklahoma
5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Vladimir OlikerThursday, April 03, 2008: Colloquium
The Aleksandrov problem of existence of hypersurfaces with given integral Gauss curvature and optimal mass transport on Sn
Vladimir Oliker, Emory University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Christoph HaberlThursday, March 20, 2008: Colloquium
Valuations and volume inequalities
Christoph Haberl, Technische Universitaet Wien
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Friedemann SchurichtThursday, March 13, 2008: Colloquium
Contact Problems in nonlinear elasticity
Friedemann Schuricht, TU Dresden
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Anatoly M. VershikThursday, March 06, 2008: Colloquium
Random series' --- what does it mean?
Anatoly M. Vershik, St. Petersburg Branch, Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Christian SteinederThursday, February 28, 2008: Colloquium
An introduction to coding sequences and a link to convex geometry
Christian Steineder, Technische Universitaet Wien
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Carsten SchuttThursday, February 21, 2008: Colloquium
Simplices in the Euclidean ball
Carsten Schutt, University of Kiel
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Elizabeth WernerThursday, February 21, 2008: Colloquium
On Lp affine surface area
Elizabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University
5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Franz SchusterThursday, February 14, 2008: Colloquium
Crofton Measures and Minkowski Valuations
Franz Schuster, Technische Universität Wien
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Jon LenchnerThursday, February 07, 2008: Colloquium
Sylvester-Gallai Bounds for the Affine and Projective Planes.
Jon Lenchner, IBM Research
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Eric L GrinbergThursday, January 17, 2008: Colloquium
Tomography over maximally curved spheres.
Eric L Grinberg, University of New Hampshire
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Mikhail OstrovskiiThursday, December 06, 2007: Colloquium
Minimal-volume projections of cubes and minimal-volume sufficient enlargements for normed spaces
Mikhail Ostrovskii, St John's University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Emanuel MilmanThursday, November 29, 2007: Colloquium
The role of convexity in isoperimetry, spectral-gap and concentration.
Emanuel Milman, Institute for Advanced Study
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Fengbo HangThursday, November 15, 2007: Colloquium
On a conformally invariant integral equation.
Fengbo Hang, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Alain PajorThursday, November 01, 2007: Colloquium
Sampling convex bodies and Random Matrix Theory
Alain Pajor, Universite Paris-Est
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Igor RivinThursday, October 18, 2007: Colloquium
Asymptotic geometry of convex sets
Igor Rivin, Temple University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Grigoris PaourisThursday, October 11, 2007: Colloquium
Distribution of volume on convex bodies and the Hyperplane Conjecture
Grigoris Paouris, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Janos PachThursday, October 04, 2007: Colloquium
Separator theorems and intersection patterns of convex sets
Janos Pach, City College
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Assaf NaorThursday, September 27, 2007: Colloquium
The Lipschitz extension problem
Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Pierre ValloisFriday, May 18, 2007: Colloquium
Approximation via regularization of the local time of semimartingales and Brownian motion
Pierre Vallois, Nance Universite
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Helmut GroemerThursday, May 03, 2007: Colloquium
On Sections of Star Bodies.
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona
4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Bo GuanThursday, April 19, 2007: Colloquium
Fully nonlinear elliptic equations in geometric problems.
Bo Guan, Ohio State University
4:05-4:50 PM, LC102

Nicole Tomczak-JaegermannThursday, April 19, 2007: Colloquium
Random nets and random embeddings of normed spaces lN
Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann, University of Alberta
5:05-5:50 PM, LC102

Rolf SchneiderThursday, April 12, 2007: Colloquium
Sums of congruent convex bodies.
Rolf Schneider, University of Freiburg
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

A. M. VershikThursday, March 08, 2007: Colloquium
Rigid metric spaces, universality, and randomness
A. M. Vershik, St. Petersburg Branch, Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Deane YangThursday, March 01, 2007: Colloquium
An Option-Theoretic Approach to the Valuation of Mortgage-Backed Securities
Deane Yang, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn
4:07-4:52 PM, JAB475

Maria AlfonsecaThursday, February 22, 2007: Colloquium
Some goemetric properties of intersection bodies.
Maria Alfonseca, North Dakota State University
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Boris RubinThursday, January 25, 2007: Colloquium
The Busemann-Petty Problem with the Generalized Axial Symmetry
Boris Rubin, Louisiana State University
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Tetsuo AsanoThursday, November 30, 2006: Colloquium
Distance Trisector Curves and Zone Diagram with Approximation Using Convex Distance Metrics
Tetsuo Asano, School of Information Science JAIST, Japan
4:07-4:52 PM, RH803

Franz SchusterThursday, November 09, 2006: Colloquium
Minkowski valuations and geometric inequalities
Franz Schuster, Technical University of Vienna
4:07-4:52 PM, RH803

Meijun ZhuThursday, November 02, 2006: Colloquium
Sharp Sobolev Inequalities from Historic and Geometric View Points
Meijun Zhu, University of Oklahoma, Norman
4:07-4:52 PM, RH803

Monika LudwigThursday, July 27, 2006: Colloquium
Affine Geometry of Convex Bodies
Monika Ludwig, Technical University of Vienna
4:07-4:52 PM, RH605

Franz SchusterThursday, May 18, 2006: Colloquium
Classification of Rotation Intertwining Additive Maps and Applications
Franz Schuster, Technical University of Vienna
4:07-4:52 PM, RH605

Stefano CampiThursday, May 11, 2006: Colloquium
Variational problems for volumes of convex bodies
Stefano Campi, Universitá di Siena
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Helmut GroemerThursday, May 04, 2006: Colloquium
Parallel Bodies and the Normal Bundle of Convex Bodies
Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona
4:07-4:52 PM, LC102

Rolf SchneiderThursday, May 04, 2006: Colloquium
Integral Geometry and Zonoids
Rolf Schneider, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
5:15-6:00 PM, LC102

Artem ZvavitchThursday, April 13, 2006: Colloquium
Gaussian Measure and Convex sets
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Carsten SchuettThursday, March 16, 2006: Colloquium
Minima of a Sequence of Gaussian Random Variables
Carsten Schuett, University of Kiel
3:07-3:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Elisabeth WernerThursday, March 16, 2006: Colloquium
Approximation of Convex Bodies by Polytopes
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western University
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Monika LudwigThursday, March 02, 2006: Colloquium
Valuations on Polytopes
Monika Ludwig, Technische Universität Wien
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Thursday, February 23, 2006: Colloquium
Polynomials, Matrices, and Other Things
Igor Rivin, Temple University
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Thursday, February 16, 2006: Colloquium
Concave Functions and Convex Level Sets
Yakar Kannai, The Weizmann Institute
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Thursday, January 26, 2006: Colloquium
Mathematics, Finance and the Art of Pricing
Charles S. Tapiero, Polytechnic University
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Paul GoodeyThursday, January 19, 2006: Colloquium
Area and Perimeter Bisectors of Convex Sets
Paul Goodey, University of Oklahoma (Norman)
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Aljosa VolcicTuesday, January 03, 2006: Colloquium
Uniformly Distributed Sequences of Partitions
Aljosa Volcic, Universitá della Calabria
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, December 08, 2005: Colloquium
Mahler's inequality and conjecture
A. C. Thompson, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Marianna BonanomeThursday, December 01, 2005: Colloquium
Quantum Computation - an introduction
Marianna Bonanome, CUNY
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Igor RivinThursday, November 17, 2005: Colloquium
Measuring ellipsoids
Igor Rivin, Temple University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, November 10, 2005: Colloquium
On the Optimal Control of Partially Observed Systems
Alain Bensoussan, University of Taxas at Dallas
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Bennett ChowWednesday, November 09, 2005: Colloquium
Some analytic aspects of Ricci flow: a mini-survey
Bennett Chow, University of California - San Diego
4:07-4:52 PM, JAB678

Shiri ArtsteinThursday, November 03, 2005: Colloquium
Reduction of randomness in some geometric constructions
Shiri Artstein, Princeton University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Leonid GurvitsThursday, October 27, 2005: Colloquium
Hyperbolic van der Waerden and Valiant-Schrijver Conjectures
Leonid Gurvits, Los Alamos National Laboratories
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Vitali MilmanMonday, October 24, 2005: Colloquium
Functional versions of some geometric inequalities
Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University
4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302

Thursday, April 14, 2005: Colloquium
Valuations on manifolds and their properties
Semyon Alesker, Tel Aviv University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, March 17, 2005: Colloquium
Double-Permutation Sequences and Pseudoline Transversals
Jacob E. Goodman, City College, CUNY
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, February 17, 2005: Colloquium
A characterization of Lp-affine surface area
Monika Ludwig, Technische Universität Wien
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, February 10, 2005: Colloquium
ZigZag approximation of the Euclidean ball
Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, January 27, 2005: Colloquium
A Fourier transform approach to the integrability of trigonometric series
Elijah Liflyand, Bar-Ilan University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, December 16, 2004: Colloquium
On Willmore functional and Bonnesen-type inequalities
Jiazu Zhou, Guizhou Normal University and Wuhan University, China
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, November 18, 2004: Colloquium
Combinatorial and Algorithmic Aspects of Hyperbolic Polynomials
Leonid Gurvits, Los Alamos National Laboratory
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, November 11, 2004: Colloquium
The slicing problem and geometric symmetrization methods
Bo'az Klartag, Institute of Advanced Study
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, October 28, 2004: Colloquium
On duality of metric entropy
Shiri Artstein, Princeton University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, October 14, 2004: Colloquium
Simplicity vs Complexity in Convex geometry
Vital Milman, Tel Aiv
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, October 07, 2004: Colloquium
Directed Projection Functions of Convex Bodies
Paul Goodey, University of Oklahoma
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, September 30, 2004: Colloquium
Classification of Solutions of Integral Equations and Systems
Wenxiong Chen, Yeshiva College
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, May 20, 2004: Colloquium
`Desperately Seeking' a Generic Quantum P3
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington
4-5 PM, RH304

Wednesday, April 28, 2004: Colloquium
See Ya Later Surfaces
Robert Bryant, Duke University and Columbia University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, April 22, 2004: Colloquium
TBA
Dmitry Burago, Penn State University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, April 15, 2004: Colloquium
TBA
Stephanie Alexander, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, April 08, 2004: Colloquium
Affinely associated bodies
Monika Ludwig, Technische Universität Wien
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Wednesday, March 24, 2004: Colloquium
Convergence of algorithms for reconstructing convex bodies
Richard Gardner, Western Washington University
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, March 11, 2004: Colloquium
The algebraic approach to integral geometry
Joseph Fu, University of Georgia
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Thursday, February 26, 2004: Colloquium
TBA
Alexander Koldobsky, University of Missouri-Columbia
4:07-4:52 PM, RH304

Department of Mathematics