Department Colloquium – University of Copenhagen

The Department of Mathematical Sciences

Department Colloquium

The department colloquium is held 2-3 times per semester, usually on Wednesday afternoons at 15:15. The colloquium is organized by Magdalena Musat.

Upcoming Colloquia:

21 November, 2018, 15:15-16:15

Bernd Sturmfels Director of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig 

Title: The Geometry of Gaussoids

12 December, 2018, 15:15-16:15

Gilles Pisier, Professor at Pierre and Marie Curie University (Paris VI) and Distinguished Professor, A.G. and M.E. Owen Chair of Mathematics, Texas A&M

Title: TBA

20 March, 2019, 15:15-16:15

Arthur Jaffe L.T. Clay Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Science, Harvard University

Title: TBA

Past Colloquia:

Charles Bennett

23 May 2018
Charles Bennett (Professor, IBM)
Title: Forging the culture of quantum information science

18 September, 2017
Tobias Holck Colding (Cecil and Ida Green Distinguished Professor of Mathematics), MIT 
Title: Regularity questions in geometric flows

Simon Tavaré

4 October, 2016
Simon Tavaré (Director of the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Professor), University of Cambridge 
Title: Is stochastic modeling useful in cancer research?

4 May, 2016
Alex Lubotzky (Maurice and Clara Weil chair in mathematics), Einstein Institute of Mathematics, Hebrew University
Title: High dimensional expanders: from Ramanujan graphs to Ramanujan complexes.

Peter McCullagh

15 March, 2016
Peter McCullagh (John D. MacArthur Distinguished Service Professor), Department of Statistics, University of Chicago
Title: Empirical phenomena and universal laws

Jack Copeland

10 November 2015
Jack Copeland (University of Canterbury, New Zealand)
Title: The Mathematical Objection: Turing, Gödel, and Penrose on the Mind

Daniel W. Stroock

26 May 2015
Daniel Stroock (MIT)
Title: Some elementary Application of Gaussian Measures to Analysis
SLIDES from the talk.

Barry Simon 5 May 2015
Barry Simon (Caltech)
Tales of Our Forefathers
SLIDES from the talk.
Patrick Hayden 20 January 2015 
Patrick Hayden (Stanford University)
Quantum Information as Asymptotic Geometry.
Günter M. Ziegler 11 November 2014 
Günter M. Ziegler ( Freie Universität Berlin).
The story of 3N points in a plane.
Peter Teichner

30 September 2014
Peter Teichner (Max Planck Institute & UC Berkeley).
4 manifolds revisited.

12 June 2014 
Alicia Dickenstein (University of Buenos Aires)
Computational algebraic geometry and biochemical reaction networks.
29 April 2014
Sy David Friedman (University of Vienna). 
The Current State of Foundations of Set Theory.
18 March 2014 
Steffen Lauritzen (Oxford University). 
Gaussian Graphical Models with Symmetry.
11 February 2014 
Rostislav Grigorchuk (Texas A&M). 
On Random Groups of Intermediate Growth.