# All events

## Thursday, February 1, 2018

### Mendeley Citation Management Workshop

Workshop | February 1 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101, Bioscience Library Training Room

### Seminar 217, Risk Management: Interpretable proximate factors for large dimensions

Seminar | February 1 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Mathematics Department Colloquium: Largeness of 3-manifold group that resemble free groups”

Colloquium | February 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

## Friday, February 2, 2018

### Talking About Combinatorial Objects Student Seminar: Introduction to Coxeter Groups

Seminar | February 2 | 1-2 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: Large Deviation Principle for Stochastic Growth Models II

Seminar | February 2 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student / postdoc PDE seminar: Multivalued harmonic functions

Seminar | February 2 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Student Arithmetic Geometry Seminar: Hochschild and cyclic homology for log schemes

Seminar | February 2 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

## Monday, February 5, 2018

### Combinatorics Seminar: Singular loci of Schur hypersurfaces

Seminar | February 5 | 12-1 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Probabilistic Operator Algebra Seminar: Bi-Boolean Independence for Pairs of Algebras (after Gu and Skoufranis)

Seminar | February 5 | 2-4 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

### Northern California Symplectic Geometry Seminar: Chain level loop bracket and pseudo-holomorphic disks

Seminar | February 5 | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Arithmetic Geometry and Number Theory RTG Seminar: Automorphy of mod 3 representations over CM fields

Seminar | February 5 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Wenpin Tang - Optimal Surviving Strategy For The Up The River Problem

Seminar | February 5 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 3108 Etcheverry Hall

### Northern California Symplectic Geometry Seminar: Open Gromov-Witten invariants and the HOMFLY skein relation

Seminar | February 5 | 4-5 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Analysis and PDE Seminar: Fredholm theory and the resolvent of the Laplacian near zero energy on asymptotically conic spaces

Seminar | February 5 | 4-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Tuesday, February 6, 2018

### 3-Manifold Seminar: Tait colorings and instanton homology

Seminar | February 6 | 12:40-2 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Mendeley Citation Management Workshop

Workshop | February 6 | 4-5 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 2101, Bioscience Library Training Room

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The Fellowship of the Ring: Grassmannians

Seminar | February 6 | 5-6 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

## Wednesday, February 7, 2018

### Topology Seminar (Main Talk): Denseness of minimal hypersurfaces for $C^\infty $-generic metrics

Seminar | February 7 | 2-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Large deviations for two time-scale jump-diffusions and Markov chain models

Seminar | February 7 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Applied Statistics at Tesla

Seminar | February 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Bowen Lectures: Lecture 1: Mathematics and Computation (through the lens of one problem and one algorithm). The problem, the algorithm and the connections.

Lecture | February 7 | 4:10-5 p.m. | Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing), Auditorium

## Thursday, February 8, 2018

### Bowen Lectures: Lecture 2: Mathematics and Computation (through the lens of one problem and one algorithm). Proving Algebraic Identities.

Lecture | February 8 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

## Friday, February 9, 2018

### Talking About Combinatorial Objects Student Seminar: Root Systems and Reflection Groups

Seminar | February 9 | 1-2 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Special Quantum Geometry Seminar: Actions of groups and the Gromov-Hausdorff propinquity

Seminar | February 9 | 2:10-3 p.m. | 959 Evans Hall

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: Large Deviation Principle for Stochastic Growth Models III

Seminar | February 9 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Bowen Lectures: Lecture 3: Mathematics and Computation (through the lens of one problem and one algorithm). Proving Analytic Inequalities.

Lecture | February 9 | 4:10-5 p.m. | Calvin Laboratory (Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing), Auditorium

### Student / postdoc PDE seminar: Multivalued harmonic functions 2

Seminar | February 9 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Monday, February 12, 2018

### Combinatorics Seminar: Money changing problems on affine semigroups

Seminar | February 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Probabilistic operator Algebra Seminar: Asymptotics for a class of meandric systems, via the Hasse diagram of $NC(n)$

Seminar | February 12 | 2-4 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

### Differential Geometry Seminar: Eigenvalue estimates and differential form Laplacians on Alexandrov spaces

Seminar | February 12 | 2:10-3 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Arithmetic Geometry and Number Theory RTG Seminar: The $p$-adic Jacquet-Langlands correspondence and a question of Serre

Seminar | February 12 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Georgina Hall - LP, SOCP, and optimization-free approaches to sum of squares optimization

Seminar | February 12 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 3108 Etcheverry Hall

### Analysis and PDE Seminar: Edge (resonant) states for 1D bi-periodic systems

Seminar | February 12 | 4-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Tuesday, February 13, 2018

### 3-Manifold Seminar: Tait colorings and instanton homology (continued)

Seminar | February 13 | 12:40-2 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The Fellowship of the Ring: How to Count 27 Lines in Macaulay2

Seminar | February 13 | 3:45-5 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Dr. Nilah Ioannidis, Departments of Biomedical Data Science and Genetics, Stanford University: Computational methods for interpreting genetic variation of unknown significance

Seminar | February 13 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, HP Auditorium 306

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The Fellowship of the Ring: Chern Classes and an introduction to Projective Bundles

Seminar | February 13 | 5-6 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

## Wednesday, February 14, 2018

### Topology Seminar (Introductory Talk): Train tracks for free group automorphisms

Seminar | February 14 | 2-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Scaling limits for percolated random planar maps

Seminar | February 14 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Topology Seminar (Main Talk): Distortion for abelian subgroups of Out(Fn)

Seminar | February 14 | 4-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall

## Thursday, February 15, 2018

### Seminar 217, Risk Management: Digitally-driven change in the insurance industry—disruption or transformation?

Seminar | February 15 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Mathematics Department Colloquium: Stark's conjectures and Hilbert's 12th problem

Colloquium | February 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

### Testing for two-stage experiments in the presence of interference

Seminar | February 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

## Friday, February 16, 2018

### Talking About Combinatorial Objects Student Seminar: Finite Reflection Groups

Seminar | February 16 | 1-2 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: Large Deviation Principle for Stochastic Growth Models IV

Seminar | February 16 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student / postdoc PDE seminar: Multivalued harmonic functions 3

Seminar | February 16 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Tuesday, February 20, 2018

### 3-Manifold Seminar: Tait colorings and instanton homology (continued)

Seminar | February 20 | 12:40-2 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student Harmonic Analysis and PDE Seminar (HADES): $L^p$ estimates on eigenfunctions for low regularity metrics

Seminar | February 20 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The Fellowship of the Ring: Toric degenerations from Tropical Geometry and Representation Theory

Seminar | February 20 | 3:45-5 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry: The Fellowship of the Ring: Projective bundles and their Chow rings

Seminar | February 20 | 3:45-5 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

## Wednesday, February 21, 2018

### Topology Seminar (Introductory Talk): Algebraic and topological properties of big mapping class groups

Seminar | February 21 | 2-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Low-temperature localization of directed polymers

Seminar | February 21 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Low-temperature localization of directed polymers

Seminar | February 21 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Weina Wang- Delay Bounds And Asymptotics In Cloud Computing Systems

Seminar | February 21 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 3110 Etcheverry Hall

### Recent Advances in Algorithmic High-Dimensional Robust Statistics

Seminar | February 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Topology Seminar (Main Talk): Homomorphisms of pure mapping class groups to the integers

Seminar | February 21 | 4-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall

## Thursday, February 22, 2018

### Paris/Berkeley/Bonn/Zürich Analysis Seminar: Planar Sobolev extension domains

Seminar | February 22 | 9:10-10 a.m. | 238 Sutardja Dai Hall

### Seminar 217, Risk Management: Solving the “curse of dimensionality” problem in multi-asset-class risk models

Seminar | February 22 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Dr. Aaron McKenna, Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington: Resolving whole organism cell fate with CRISPR/Cas9

Seminar | February 22 | 4-5 p.m. | Soda Hall, HP Auditorium 306

### Mathematics Department Colloquium: p-adic algebraic K-theory and topological cyclic homology

Colloquium | February 22 | 4-5 p.m. | 60 Evans Hall

## Friday, February 23, 2018

### Symplectic Geometry and Mirror Symmetry Seminar: Lagrangian tori in $\mathbb {CP}^2$

Seminar | February 23 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Talking About Combinatorial Objects Student Seminar: The (strong) Bruhat order

Seminar | February 23 | 1-2 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### Student Probability/PDE Seminar: Invariant Measures and (Discrete) Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations

Seminar | February 23 | 2:10-3:30 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

### Student / postdoc PDE seminar: Monotonicity formulas for elliptic and parabolic PDE 1

Seminar | February 23 | 4:10-5 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

## Monday, February 26, 2018

### Combinatorics Seminar: Combinatorics of the 2-ASEP on a ring

Seminar | February 26 | 12-1 p.m. | 939 Evans Hall

### Probabilistic Operator Algebra Seminar: On maximally amenable subalgebras in free products

Seminar | February 26 | 2-4 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

### Arithmetic Geometry and Number Theory RTG Seminar: Towards the global Gross-Prasad conjecture for orthogonal groups

Seminar | February 26 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 748 Evans Hall

### GraphXD Seminar: Vector Representations of Graphs and the Maximum Cut Problem

Seminar | February 26 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

## Tuesday, February 27, 2018

### 3-Manifold Seminar: Tait colorings and instanton homology (continued)

Seminar | February 27 | 12:40-2 p.m. | 891 Evans Hall

## Wednesday, February 28, 2018

### Topology Seminar (Introductory Talk): Univalent functions, surfaces in hyperbolic space and Schwarzian derivatives

Seminar | February 28 | 2-3 p.m. | 740 Evans Hall

### Markovian Solutions to Scalar Conservation Law

Seminar | February 28 | 3:10-4 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Applied Math Seminar: Integrated computational materials engineering

Seminar | February 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 736 Evans Hall

### Algorithmic Regularization in Over-parameterized Matrix Recovery and Neural Networks with Quadratic Activations

Seminar | February 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

### Topology Seminar (Main Talk): Bounds on renormalized volume and the volume of the convex core

Seminar | February 28 | 4-5 p.m. | 3 Evans Hall