### Mathematical Biology Seminar

#### Multiple gamma mechanisms co-exist in an excitatory/inhibitory network

Gamma oscillations have been implicated in many cognitive functions. Fast spiking interneurons are thought to play an important role in...

### Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry Seminar

#### A lower bound on the canonical height for polynomials

The canonical height associated to a rational function defined over a number field measures arithmetic information about the forward orbits...

### Geometry & Physics Seminar

#### Holomorphic anomaly equations for the quintic 3-fold

In this talk, I will talk about the two holomorphic anomaly equations for the quintic 3-folds. I will first introduce two equivalent forms...

### Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory Seminar

#### Transition between ferromagnetic and paramagnetic regimes for spherical spin glass model

We consider a spherical spin system with pure 2-spin spherical Sherrington-Kirkpatrick (SSK) Hamiltonian with ferromagnetic Curie-Weiss...

### Group, Lie and Number Theory Seminar

#### Generalized Hasse-Herbrand functions

The Hasse-Herbrand function is an important object in ramification theory, related to higher ramification groups. In this talk, I will...

### Colloquium Series Seminar

#### On the global regularity of certain quasilinear evolution models

I will discuss some recent work on the problem of global regularity of a class of physical evolution equations. I will mostly focus on...

### Colloquium Series Seminar

#### Stability in the homology of configuration spaces

This talk will illustrate some patterns in the homology of the configuration space F_k(M), the space of ordered k-tuples of distinct points...

### Financial/Actuarial Mathematics Seminar

#### Trading, Market Impact and Nonlinear Systems

We discuss problems where impact from optimal or equilibrium trading leads to challenging nonlinear systems and fixed point problems. These...

### Special Events Seminar

#### Pythagoras at the Bat: An Introduction to Statistics and Modeling

Let RS (resp., RA) denote the average number of runs scored (resp., allowed) in a baseball game by a team. It was numerically observed years...

### Commutative Algebra Seminar

#### Decomposing Gorenstein rings as connected sums

In 2012 Ananthnarayan, Avramov and Moore defined a connected sum of two Gorenstein local rings as an appropriate quotient of their fiber...

### Topology Seminar

#### Stability in the second homology of Torelli groups *NOTE THE TIME/LOCATION CHANGE

In this talk, I will describe stability results for two families of groups, the Torelli groups of automorphisms of free groups, and the...

### Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar Seminar

#### Motives of isogenous K3 surfaces (following Huybrechts)

Available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1705.04063. Speaker(s): Zili Zhang (UM)

### Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM) Seminar

#### Modeling gene expression in the non-adiabatic regime using piecewise deterministic Markov processes

Single-cell experiments show that gene expression is stochastic and bursty, a feature that can emerge from slow switching between promoter...

### Geometry Seminar

#### G2-structures and octonion bundles

We use a G2-structure on a 7-dimensional Riemannian manifold to define an octonion bundle with a fiberwise non-associative product. We then...

### Junior Colloquium Series Seminar

#### The role of surface tension in angled crest type water waves

Abstract: The water wave equation is a nonlinear PDE which models the evolution of the surface of the ocean. In the past two decades,...

### Combinatorics Seminar

#### Algebraic constructions of Markov duality functions

Markov duality in spin chains and exclusion processes has found a wide variety of applications throughout probability theory. We review the...

### Student AIM Seminar Seminar

#### Mathematical Modeling of Microstructured Optical Fibers

In this talk we present a model for the fabrication of thin glass fibers. Such fibers are created by heating and stretching a solid...

### Complex Analysis, Dynamics and Geometry Seminar

#### Square-tilings of modular curves X(d) and Teichmuller curves in genus 2

In my talk I will define certain conformal flat metrics on modular curves X(d) presenting them as a bunch of unit squares identified along...

### Integrable Systems and Random Matrix Theory Seminar

#### Darboux transformation for vector nonlinear Schrodinger equation (vNLSE) on the non-vanishing background

As we well known that, the Darboux transformation is a powerful method to generate some interesting exact solutions from some trivial...

### Teaching Mathematics Seminar

#### Teaching Working Group Session: Math 115

A working group session discussing effective instruction in math 115. We will consider some general issues in classroom management in math...

### Financial/Actuarial Mathematics Seminar

#### Mean field rough differential equations

Abstract: We provide in this work a robust solution theory for random rough differential equations of mean field type...

### Preprint Algebraic Geometry Seminar Seminar

#### Obstructions to algebraizing topological vector bundles (following Asok-Fasel-Hopkins)

Available at https://arxiv.org/abs/1506.08111. Speaker(s): Dan Burns (UM)

### Applied Interdisciplinary Mathematics (AIM) Seminar

#### The Ising model from 1920 to 2017

"Of all the systems in statistical mechanics on which exact calculations have been performed, the two-dimensional Ising model is not only...

### Combinatorics Seminar

#### Affine Growth Diagrams

We introduce a new type of growth diagram, arising from the geometry of the affine Grassmannian for GL_m. These affine growth diagrams are...

### Group, Lie and Number Theory Seminar

#### TBA

Speaker(s): Travis Morrison (Pennsylvania State University)