September 22 | Professor Brian Conrad | Impossibility theorems for elementary integration |
September 29 | Olena Bormashenko | How many times should you shuffle a deck of cards? |
October 6 | Professor Terence Tao (UCLA) | The cosmic distance stepladder Special meeting, 7:30pm, Cubberley Auditorium |
October 13 | Professor Persi Diaconis | Random matrices and the Riemann zeta function |
October 20 | Professor Jeffrey Lagarias (Michigan/Stanford) | A mathematical garden of forking paths |
October 27 | Professor Xiao-Li Meng (Harvard) | The full Monte Carlo: a live performance |
November 3 | Anthony Bak, Jacob Bernstein, Anton Dochtermann, Joan Licata, Maryam Mirzakhani, Rob Rhoades and Yanir Rubinstein | Grad school discussion panel |
November 10 | Nick Haber | Stationary Phase and the Semiclassical Limit |
November 17 | Christian Liedtke | Relativistic Addition and Group Theory |
December 1 | Dan Jerison | Sabermetrics: The Mathematics of Baseball |
January 5 | Professor Robert Finn | Capillary Surfaces |
January 12 | Professor Brian Conrad | Maximal Overhang |
January 19 | Ian Petrow | Transcendental Numbers |
January 26 | Professor Yakov Eliashberg | Flexible Mathematics, or Introduction to the H-Principle |
February 2 | Peter Storm (Jane Street Capital) | Caml Trading |
February 9 | Professor Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard University) | The shape of inner space 7:30 PM, Hewlett Teaching Center |
February 16 | Professor Keith Conrad (UConn/Berkeley) | Why is the Riemann Hypothesis Important? |
February 23 | Professor Mark Lucianovic | The Quantum Advantage |
March 2 | Professor Dan Bump | Accidental Isomorphisms |
March 9 | Hubert Morel-Seytoux | Use of Jacobian Elliptic Functions in Engineering |
March 30 | Professor Ravi Vakil | The geometry, topology and combinatorics behind linear algebra |
April 6 | Professor Kannan Soundararajan | Fast and slow ways of finding primes |
April 13 | Daniel Litt | Tiling Problems |
April 20 | Professor Manjul Bhargava (Princeton/MSRI) | Linguistics, Poetry, and Mathematics de Leeuw lecture, 7:30 PM, Cubberly Auditorium |
April 27 | Jesse Gell-Redman | Heat Trace Asymptotics |
May 4 | Professor Samit Dasgupta (UC Santa Cruz) | Rational Points on Elliptic Curves (and a really really difficult way to earn $1,000,000) |
May 11 | Elina Robeva | How to win Hex by bidding |
May 18 | Professor Jonathan Wise | What is a moduli space? |
May 25 | Professor David Hoffman | Surfaces that Locally Minimize Area |
June 1 | Professor Brian Conrad | Classification of Finite Simple Groups |