## Simple statistical tasks can be hard on average.

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, January 14, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Aukosh Jagannath (Harvard University)

## Algebraic Phylogenetics

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, January 14, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Mateusz Micha¿ek (Max Planck Institute)

## Low rankness in forward and inverse kinetic theory

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Qin Li (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

## Some algorithms and analysis for first order interacting particle systems

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Lei Li (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

## Parabolic Harnack inequalities on metric measure spaces

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, January 17, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Janna Lierl (University of Connecticut)

## The SQG equation

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, January 18, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Javier Gomez Serrano (Princeton University)

## Mixing times and the cutoff phenomenon

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, January 21, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Evita Nestoridi (Princeton University)

## Mixing times and the cutoff phenomenon

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science, Fuqua School of Business, Information Initiative at Duke (iiD), and Mathematics

Monday, January 21, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Evita Nestoridi, Princeton University

## TBA

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Gonçalo Oliveira (Universidade Federal Fluminense, GMA-Instítuto de Matemática)

## Special Bessel models with the local Maass relation and non-tempered automorphic forms on orthogonal groups

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Hiro-aki Narita (Waseda University)

## Clouds, climate, and extreme precipitation events: Asymptotics and stochastic

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, February 07, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Department of Mathematics Seminar Sam Stechmann

## Got flu? Using small and big data to understand influenza transmission, surveillance and control

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, February 08, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Shweta Bansal (Georgetown University, Department of Biology)

## Moment map and orbital integrals

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, February 08, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Yiannis Sakellaridis (Rutgers University-Newark)

## Introduction to Trace Formula

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, February 11, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Chung-Ru Lee

## Augmentations and immersed Lagrangian fillings

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, February 11, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Dan Rutherford (Ball State University)

## Sampling Multi-modal Distributions using Simulated Tempering Langevin Monte Carlo

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, February 14, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Holden Lee (Princeton University)

## Topology and Geometry for Sensor Fusion and Vehicle-Tracking

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, February 18, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Paul Bendich (Duke Mathematics)

## The Mean Curvature of (Co)Associative Submanifolds

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, February 18, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Jesse Madnick (McMaster University, Mathematics)

## Fillability of contact surgeries and Lagrangian discs

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, February 25, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Bulent Tosun (University of Alabama)

## Learning Two-Layer Neural Networks with Symmetric Inputs

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Rong Ge (Duke University, Computer Science)

## Recent progress on the Gan-Gross-Prasad and Ichino-Ikeda conjectures for unitary groups

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Raphael Beuzart-Plessis (Marseille and Columbia)

## Singularity formation in geometric flows

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, February 28, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Simon Brendle (Columbia University, Mathematics)

## A coarse Cheeger inequality for 1-forms

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, March 18, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Mark A. Stern (Duke University, Mathematics)

## Legendrian Torus Links

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, March 25, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Lisa Traynor (Bryn Mawr College)

## L-functions and the local Langlands correspondence

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Michael Harris (Columbia University)

## Beyond Mean-Field Limits: Local Dynamics on Sparse Graphs

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, March 28, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Kavita Ramanan (Brown)

## On the growth of torsion in the cohomology of arithmetic groups

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Dan Yasaki

## Distinguished models of intermediate Jacobians

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, April 19, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Sebastian Casalaina-Martin (University of Colorado)

## Topology and Geometry for Sensor Fusion and Vehicle-Tracking

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, April 22, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Paul Bendich (Duke University)

## Wasserstein Distance as a Tool in Analysis

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Stefan Steinerberger (Yale University)

## Extremal primes for elliptic curves without complex multiplication

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Number Theory Seminar Ayla Gafni (University of Rochester)

## The Stabilisation of Equilibria in Evolutionary Game Dynamics through Mutation

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, April 25, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Johan Brauer (City University of London)

## Birational geometry in characteristic p>5

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, April 26, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Christopher Hacon (University of Utah, Mathematics)

## Prym varieties of genus four curves

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, April 26, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Nils Bruin (Simon Fraser University)

## Condensed Matter Seminar "Correlative near-field and Raman imaging for twisted 2D materials"

Sponsor(s):
Physics

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Slava Rotkin (Pennsylvania State University)

## Representations of p-adic groups Lecture 1

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, October 11, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jessica Fintzen (University of Cambridge)

## Local Multiplicity for Spherical Varieties

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, October 11, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Chen Wan (MIT)

## Euler numbers in A^1-homotopy theory

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, October 14, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Tom Bachmann (MIT, Mathematics)

## Non-Convex Harmonic Parameterization

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Shahar Kovalsky (Duke University)

## Long time dynamics for two dimensional water waves

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Mihaela Ifrim (UW-Madison)

## Random Additions in Urns of Integers

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, October 17, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Mackenzie Simper (Stanford statistics)

## Gap and index estimates for Yang-Mills and harmonic map theory

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, October 21, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Casey Lynn Kelleher

## Beyond Arnold's geodesic framework of an ideal hydrodynamics

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Boris Khesin

## Knot concordance and 4-manifolds

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Lisa Piccirillo (University of Texas at Austin)

## Constructing extremal stationary distributions for the Voter Model in $d\geq 3$ as factors of IIDConstructing extremal stationary distributions for the Voter Model in d¿3 as factors of IID

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, October 24, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Lingfu Zhang (Princeton University)

## Knot traces and PL embeddings

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, October 25, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lisa Piccirillo (University of Texas at Austin)

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

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, October 25, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Yunqing Tang (Princeton University)

## Exploring moduli spaces in complex dynamics

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Sarah Koch (University of Michigan)

## A Riemann-Hilbert Correspondence in Characteristic p

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, November 01, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Jacob Lurie (IAS)

## Scalar curvature and circle-valued harmonic maps

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, November 04, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Daniel Stern (University of Toronto)

## Recent advances on the loop-erased walk

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Thursday, November 14, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Greg Lawler (Chicago)

## Analysis and geometry of free boundaries: recent developments

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, November 15, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mariana Smit Vega Garcia (Western Washington University)

## On motivic Donaldson-Thomas theory on the local projective plane

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Friday, November 15, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Yun Shi

## Counting embedded curves in symplectic 6-manifolds

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Monday, November 18, 2019

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Aleksander Doan (Columbia/Cambridge)

## Stochastic Dynamics in Spatially Extended Magnetic Systems

Sponsor(s):
Mathematics

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Katie Newhall (UNC Chapel Hill)