### Topology Seminar

#### Growth of Higher Baumslag-Solitar Groups

For a (finitely generated) group $G$ and a given (finite) set of generators $\mathcal{S}$, one can define the growth function...

### Differential Equations Seminar

#### Smoothing properties of bilinear operators and Leibniz-type rules for fractional derivatives

We prove that bilinear fractional integral operators and similar multipliers are smoothing in the sense that they improve the regularity of...

### Logic Seminar

#### A Category Theoretic Perspective on Continuous Logic

Although classical model theory is largely formulated in terms of the framework of sets, there is a rich theory that casts model theoretic...

### Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar Seminar

#### On Endomorphisms of Arrangement Complements (following Kurul-Werner)

Available at http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/1708.06260 Speaker(s): Martin Ulirsch (UM)

### Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics Seminar

#### Gene Expression Dynamics with Stochastic Bursts: Exact Results for a Coarse-Grained Model

We describe a theoretical framework to analyze the dynamics of gene expression with stochastic bursts beginning with an individual-based...

### Geometry Seminar

#### Characterizing symmetric spaces by their Lyapunov spectra

The Lyapunov spectrum of an invariant measure for a geodesic flow describes the asymptotic exponential growth rates of Jacobi fields along...

### Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics Seminar

#### The optimal design of wall-bounded heat transport

Flowing a fluid is a familiar and efficient way to cool: fans cool electronics, water cools nuclear reactors, and the atmosphere cools the...

### Student Algebraic Geometry Seminar

#### Poincare homology spheres and exotic spheres from links of hypersurface singularities

Singularities arise naturally in algebraic geometry when trying to classify algebraic varieties. However, they are also a rich source of...

### Geometry Seminar

#### Are "children's drawings" good for anything?

The theory of dessins d'enfants (children's drawings) can be effectively used to make explicit calculations. In principle it allows one to...

### Arithmetic Geometry Learning Seminar Seminar

#### The Carlitz module, part 2

Speaker(s): Shubhodip Mondal (UM)

### Combinatorics Seminar

#### Decompositions of Grothendieck polynomials

Finding a combinatorial rule for the Schubert structure constants in the K-theory of flag varieties is a long-standing problem. The...

### Student AIM Seminar Seminar

#### Modeling and Simulating Damage Evolution in Brittle Solids

Brittle materials are important for many applications ranging from the concrete structures to Beryllium aircraft parts. Crack growth and...

### Geometry & Physics Seminar

#### Mirror symmetry for flag varieties via the Langlands program (Joint with GLNT (Group, Li and Number Theory) seminar at GLNT time slot and seminar room)

I will talk about a mirror theorem for minuscule flag varieties. The mirror theorem asserts that two systems of differential equations...

### Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory Seminar

#### Products of coupled random matrices

Speaker(s): Guilherme Silva (University of Michigan)

### Group, Lie and Number Theory Seminar

#### Mirror symmetry for flag varieties via the Langlands program (Joint with Geometry & Physics seminar)

I will talk about a mirror theorem for minuscule flag varieties. The mirror theorem asserts that two systems of differential equations...

### Financial/Actuarial Mathematics Seminar

#### Implied volatility skew in rough stochastic volatility models. Moderate deviation regime

The talk presents a joint work with C. Bayer, P. K. Friz, B. Horvath, and B. Stemper. We study correlated rough stochastic volatility...

### Algebraic Geometry Seminar

#### Negative correlation and Hodge-Riemann relations

All finite graphs satisfy the two properties mentioned in the title. I will explain what I mean by this, and speculate on generalizations...

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

#### Lyapunov Exponents in Hilbert Geometry

Any bounded convex domain in projective space admits a Finsler metric preserved by projective transformations called the Hilbert metric....

### Topology Seminar

#### Mapping class groups, coverings, braids and groupoids

Given a finite-sheeted, possibly branched covering space between surfaces, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s natural to ask how the mapping class group of the...

### Differential Equations Seminar

#### On the Free Surface Motion of Highly Subsonic Heat-conducting Inviscid Flows

In this talk, I will present a recent result joint with Huihui Zeng on the free surface problem of a highly subsonic heat-conducting...

### Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar Seminar

#### Toric degenerations of projective varieties (following Kaveh-Murata)

Available at http://front.math.ucdavis.edu/1708.02698. Speaker(s): Devlin Mallory (UM)

### Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics Seminar

#### A robust inverse scattering transform for the focusing nonlinear Schroedinger equation

We propose a modification of the standard inverse scattering transform for the focusing nonlinear Schroedinger equation (also other...

### Colloquium Series Seminar

#### Representations of finite groups and applications

In the first part of the talk we will...

### Combinatorics Seminar

#### Hall-Littlewood RSK algorithm

The classical RSK algorithm is a profound combinatorial object which is closely related to properties of Schur symmetric functions. I will...

### Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry Seminar

#### A New Invariant in Complex Dynamics

Motivated by recent results in arithmetic dynamics, we will introduce a new invariant attached to a rational map f defined over the complex...

### Geometry & Physics Seminar

#### Oscillatory integrals on T-dual branes

I will describe how to compute oscillatory integrals on T-dual branes in the LG model mirror to a toric variety. The result is a genus-0...

### Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory Seminar

#### TBA

Speaker(s): Brad Rodgers (University of Michigan)

### Colloquium Series Seminar

#### The Development of Shocks in Compressible Fluids

The lecture shall trace the history of the theoretical study of...

### Commutative Algebra Seminar

#### Perfectoid test ideals

Inspired by the recent solution of the direct summand conjecture of Andre and Bhatt, we introduce perfectoid multiplier/test ideals in mixed...

### Differential Equations Seminar

#### The Analysis of the Shock Development Problem

The study of the physical evolution of a compressible fluid beyond the point...

### Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar Seminar

#### Rational singularities (following Kovacs)

Available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1703.02269. Speaker(s): Takumi Murayama (UM)

### Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics Seminar

#### TBA

Speaker(s): Xiaoming Mao (University of Michigan, Physics)

### Geometry & Physics Seminar

#### From classical Weierstrass elliptic functions to quantum invariants

I will talk about a joint work with Si Li on the computation of higher...