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Colloquium Schedule 2012-2013

The colloquium takes place on Thursdays from 15:30 to 16:30, in room 611 of the Hans Freudenthal building, formerly known as the Wiskunde/Maths building, (campus De Uithof) Budapestlaan 6, Utrecht. The lecture is preceded by coffee, tea, and cookies from 15.00 to 15.30, in the same room.

If you will be giving a talk in the colloquium, please take some time to read the guidelines for speakers.


September 2012

Sep   20, 2012 SPECIAL Symposium on the life and work of Henri Poincaré
  Location: Boothzaal, University Library, Heidelberglaan 3, De Uithof
  Starts at 9:45; drinks afterwards from 17:15
Sep   27, 2012 Robbert Fokkink (Delft) On paperfolding and tesselation groups
  Starts at 15:00 (instead of 15:30); drinks from 16:00 in Math Library


October 2012

Oct   04, 2012 Kobi Kremnitzer (Oxford) Factorization algebras and QFT
Oct   11, 2012 Andreas Knauf (Erlangen-Nürnberg) Numbers play a game of chance
Oct   18, 2012 Marcos Jardim (UNICAMP -- Brazil) Vector bundles on projective spaces
Oct   25, 2012 No Staff Colloquium


November 2012

Nov   01, 2012 Ionut Marcut (UU) Normal forms in Poisson geometry
Nov   08, 2012 Wouter Stekelenburg (UU) Realizability Categories
Nov   15, 2012 Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel (UU) Transfer operators, Hausdorff dimension and the spectral theory of positive operators
Nov   22, 2012 Karel in 't Hout (Antwerpen) ADI methods for multidimensional, financial PDEs: theory and application
Nov   29, 2012 Daan Crommelin (CWI) Stochastic representation of unresolved scales in atmosphere models


December 2012

Dec   06, 2012 Lenny Taelman (Leiden) The Kummer-Vandiver conjecture
Dec   13, 2012 Noah Snyder (Columbia) Algebra in higher dimensions


February 2013

Feb   07, 2013 Daniele Sepe (UU) Integral affine geometry: from applications to fundamentals and back
Feb   14, 2013 Jacques Laskar (IMCCE, Paris) Stability and Chaos in the Solar System
  Location: Hans Freudenthalgebouw, room 611, Budapestlaan 6 (in the usual room!)
  2 x 45 minutes -- MONNA LECTURE; drinks from 17:30 in Math Library
Feb   21, 2013 Ronald van Luijk (Leiden) Geometry dictates arithmetic
Feb   28, 2013 Bruno Iannazzo (Perugia) Matrix geometric means


March 2013

Mar   07, 2013 Immi Halupczok (Münster) Singularities and stratifications: a non-standard approach
Mar   14, 2013 Charlene Kalle (Leiden) Isomorphisms between certain piecewise linear maps
Mar   21, 2013 No Staff Colloquium
Mar   28, 2013 Cristiane de Morais Smith (UU) Fractals and the quantum Hall effect


April 2013

Apr   04, 2013 Marek Zawadowski (Warsaw) Monads for Combinatorics
Apr   11, 2013 Eduard Looijenga (UU) Invariants and meromorphic automorphic forms
Apr   18, 2013 María Amelia Salazar (UU) Pfaffian groupoids
Apr   25, 2013 Janne Kool (UU) Graphs and Curves


May 2013

May   02, 2013 Valerio Toledano Laredo (Northeastern) Flat connections and quantum groups
May   09, 2013 No Staff Colloquium (Hemelvaartsdag / Ascension Day)
May   16, 2013 Esther Bod (UU) Algebraic A-hypergeometric functions
May   23, 2013 Peter Olver (University of Minnesota) Lie pseudo-groups and moving frames
May   30, 2013 Alicia Dickenstein (Buenos Aires) Mixed discriminants


June 2013

Jun   06, 2013 Bas Fagginger Auer (UU) Graph partitioning on the GPU
Jun   13, 2013 Elias Katsoulis (East Carolina) A primer on dilation theory
Jun   20, 2013 Sebastiano Carpi (Pescara) Operator algebras, conformal field theory and noncommutative geometry