Robin Zhang | Columbia University

Student Mathematics Colloquium

Spring 2018

Each week, the Student Mathematics Colloquium offers overviews of current research topics in mathematics from Columbia faculty.
The talks are intended for first-year PhD students in mathematics at Columbia.

The colloquium meets at 6:00pm, Tuesdays in Mathematics Room 507
The talks will be followed by food and beverages in the Math Lounge at 6:45pm.

Date Speaker Title
January 23 Chao Li From congruent numbers to the BSD conjecture
January 30 Mohammed Abouzaid The Faustian bargain in symplectic topology
February 6 Brian Lawrence Methods from p-adic analysis
February 13 Ovidiu Savin Maximum principle and nonlinear PDEs
February 20 Sergiu Klainerman General relativity as a source of great mathematical problems
February 27 Ivan Corwin TBA
March 6 Arizona Winter School (no talk) Arizona Winter School (no talk)
March 13 Spring Break (no talk) Spring Break (no talk)
March 20 Dorian Goldfeld TBA
March 27 TBA TBA
April 3 Robert Friedman TBA
April 10 Simon Brendle TBA
April 17 Eric Urban TBA
April 23 Mikhail Khovanov TBA
May 1 Shrenik Shah TBA

Organizer: Robin Zhang