### Mathematical Biology Seminar

#### Stochastic Turing Patterns in Oceans, Brains and Biofilms

Why are the patterns of plankton in the ocean so patchy? Why do frequently described geometrical hallucinations tend to fall into one of...

### RTG Seminar on Number Theory Seminar

#### Integral quadratic forms, theta series and modular forms

I will talk about the problem of representing integers by integral quadratic forms and its relation to theta series and modular forms....

### Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry Seminar

#### A transcendental dynamical degree

Any plane rational self-map f:P^2->P^2 has an 'algebraic degree' defined to be the common degrees of its components in...

### Geometry & Physics Seminar

#### Relative Gromov-Witten theory and vertex operators

We study the relative Gromov-Witten theory on T*P^1 \times P^1 and show that certain equivariant limits give us the relative invariants*...

### Group, Lie and Number Theory Seminar

#### Low degree points on curves

In this talk we will discuss an arithmetic analogue of the gonality of a curve over a number field: the smallest positive integer e such...

### Student Analysis Seminar

#### The Complex Monge-AmpÃ¨re Equation

Monge-AmpÃ¨re equations arise in many areas of math, most notably in differential geometry, optimal transport and fluid dynamics. In this...

### Operators in Complex Analysis Seminar

#### An Analog of the Weyl Law for the Kohn Laplacian on CR Manifolds

In this talk, we present some recent calculations on the distribution of eigenvalues of the Kohn Laplacian on CR manifolds. In particular,...

### Chromatic Homotopy Theory Seminar

#### Homology of MU, complex orientation and statement of Quillen's theorem.

Following lecture 6 and 7 from http://www.math.harvard.edu/~lurie/252x.html. Speaker(s): Shubhodip Mondal (UM)

### Colloquium Series Seminar

#### Tropical curves, graph homology, and top weight cohomology of M_g

I will discuss the topology of a space of stable tropical curves of genus g with volume 1. The reduced rational homology of this space is...

### Algebraic Geometry Seminar

#### Picard ranks of reductions of K3 surfaces over global fields

For a K3 surface X over a number field with potentially good reduction everywhere, we prove that there are infinitely many primes modulo...

### RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology Seminar

#### Measured laminations in flat and hyperbolic geometry

The set of simple closed curves is of integral importance in the study of Riemann surfaces; passing to its completion, the space of measured...

### Commutative Algebra Seminar

#### This talk is postponed because of the CRLT presentation 3-5. No seminar this week.

TBA Speaker(s): Zhan Jiang (University of Michigan)

### Topology Seminar

#### (NON-STANDARD TIME) New coordinates for TeichmÃ¼ller space and applications to flat and hyperbolic geometry

There is a deep yet mysterious connection between the hyperbolic and singular flat geometry of Riemann surfaces. Using Thurston and...

### Quant Program Practitioner Seminar

#### MSCI

Mark Schmude is a graduate of the University of Michigan's Master of Science in Financial Engineering program. He current works for...

### Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM) Seminar

#### Building towards a scalable computational framework of ciliary-flow in complex geometries

Cilia are hair-like organelles that protrude from epithelial cell-surfaces. Being one of the most conserved micro-structures in nature,...

### Combinatorics Seminar

#### Chapoton triangles and nonkissing complexes

For any finite real reflection group W, Chapoton defined three polynomials enumerating combinatorial objects associated with W: the...

### Geometry Seminar

#### Spectrum and abnormals in sub-Riemannian geometry

We prove several relations between spectrum and dynamics including wave trace expansion, sharp/improved Weyl laws, propagation of...

### Junior Colloquium Series Seminar

#### Fast and accurate methods for solving Stokes equations on moving domains (Research at Michigan Series)

From blood flow to subsurface flows, particulate flows are ubiquitous. Direct numerical simulations of dense particle suspensions in viscous...

### Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar

#### Purity for the Brauer group, following Cesnavicus

https://arxiv.org/abs/1711.06456 Speaker(s): Bogdan Zavyalov (Stanford/UM)

### Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory Seminar

#### Bessel solutions of the PainlevÃ© III equation in a model of Josephson junction

We will consider a family of dynamical systems modeling Josephson effect in superconductivity. Following the series of works our main goal...

### Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry Seminar

#### TBA

Speaker(s): Jakob Hultgren (University of Maryland)

### Colloquium Series Seminar

#### Topological Complexity of Manifolds of Nonpositive Curvature

We consider complete analytic Riemannian manifolds of bounded nonpositive curvature. Theseinclude locally symmetric and, in particular,...

### Chromatic Homotopy Theory Seminar

#### Adams spectral sequence for MU.

Following lecture 8 and 9 from http://www.math.harvard.edu/~lurie/252x.html. Speaker(s): Yunze Lu (UM)

### Teaching Mathematics Seminar

#### Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching Discussion

Details about the Learning Community may be found at...

### Student Commutative Algebra Seminar

#### TBA

Speaker(s): Sridhar Venkatesh (University of Michigan Ann Arbor)

### Colloquium Series Seminar

#### Quantum Symmetry

In this talk, I will discuss what is meant by â€œquantum symmetryâ€ from the algebraic viewpoint of actions and coactions on...

### Algebraic Geometry Seminar

#### Uniqueness of K-polystable degenerations

K-stability is an algebraic notion that characterizes when a smooth Fano variety admits a Kahler-Einstein metric. An important motivation...

### Financial/Actuarial Mathematics Seminar

#### Tontines with bequest

Tontines offer a great alternative to current pension products....

### 2019 Ta-You Wu Lecture in Physics | Generating High-Intensity, Ultrashort Optical Pulses

#### Dr. Donna Strickland, Professor, Department of Physics & Astronomy and Nobel Laureate, Physics 2018 (University of Waterloo)

With the invention of lasers, the intensity of a light wave was increased by orders of magnitude over what had been achieved with a light...

### Topology Seminar

#### On type-preserving representations of thrice punctured projective plane group

In the first part of the talk we will discuss famous topological and dynamical questions and conjectures about character varieties and the...