Past Seminars

Spring 2013 Geometry & Topology Seminars

  • Wednesday, January 30, 2013
  • Maciej Borodzik (Indiana)
  • "Deformation of singular points and knot theory"
  • Monday, February 11, February 20, and March 4, 2013
  • Weiwei Wu (MSU)
  • "Exact Lagrangians in A_n singularities"
  • Monday, February 18, 2013
  • Mustafa Kalafat (Tunceli University)
  • "Locally conformally flat and self-dual geometry in dimension 4"
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • Mike Davis (Ohio State)
  • "Random graph products of finite groups are rational duality groups"
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2013
  • BoGwang Jeon (UIUC)
  • "Hyperbolic 3-manifolds of bounded volume and degree"
  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
  • Mustafa Kalafat (Tunceli University)
  • "Einstien-Hermitian 4-manifolds of positive bisectional curvature"
  • Thursday, February 28, 2013
  • Handan Yildirim (Istanbul University)
  • "On extended Legendrian dualties for the pseudo-spheres in Lorentz-Minkowski space"
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2013
  • Anh Tran (Ohio State)
  • "The A-polynomial and the colored Jones polynomial of knots"
  • Monday, March 25 and April 1, 2013
  • Selman Akbulut (MSU)
  • "Gluck twisting 4-manifolds with odd intersection form"
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2013
  • Jeffrey Meyer (U Michigan)
  • "On the totally geodesic commensurability spectrum of an arithmetic hyperbolic manifold"
  • Monday, April 8 and April 15, 2013
  • Selman Akbulut (MSU)
  • "Stein manifolds and Lefschetz fibrations"
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2013
  • Daniel Visscher (U Michigan)
  • "A Franks' lemma for geodesic flows"
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2013
  • Chaitanya Senapathi (MSU)
  • ""Morse theory on the space of paths in homogeneous space"
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2013
  • Alex Zupan (University of Texas at Austin)
  • "The bridge spectrum of a knot"

SPRING 2013 STUDENT GEOMETRY & TOPOLOGY SEMINARS

  • Thursday, January 10, 2013
  • Ambar Rao (MSU)
  • "Twisted Kähler-Einstein Metrics
  • Wednesday, January 16, 2013
  • Manousos Maridakis (MSU)
  • "Concentration principle and the index of the Dirac operator over a 4-manifold"
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2013
  • Akos Nagy (MSU)
  • "Topological K-theory"
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2013
  • Chris Hays (MSU)
  • "Constructing symplectic manifolds"
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2013
  • Dan Smith (MSU)
  • "Kähler-Ricci flow on Fano manifolds"
  • Wednesday, February 20, 2013
  • Christine Lee (MSU)
  • "Isometries of R^2, H^2, and quotient surfaces"
  • Wednesday, February 27, 2013
  • Faramarz Vafaee (MSU)
  • "Heegard Floer homology of brancehd double covers"
  • Wednesday, March 13, 2013
  • Luke Williams (MSU)
  • "The h-principle
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2013
  • David Krcatovich (MSU)
  • "Four dimensional genus bounds for knots"
  • Wednesday, March 27, 2013
  • Stephan Burton (MSU)
  • "Fundamental polyhedra of Kleinian groups"
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2013
  • Cheryl Balm (MSU)
  • "Cosmetic crossings of twisted knots"
  • Wednesday, April 10, 2013
  • Adam Giambrone (MSU)
  • "A survey of useful 3-braid results"
  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013
  • Samuel Lin (MSU)
  • "Positive mass theorem"
  • Wednesday, April 24, 2013
  • Shu-man Lin (MSU)
  • "Almost complex manifolds"

Past Seminars

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