Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

03
Mar
2017

Quasicrystals, ergodic theory and cohomology »

Professor Rodrigo Trevino (City University of New York)
2pm 3 March 2017

I will talk about some recent results on deviation of ergodic averages for systems coming from aperiodic tilings and aperiodic point sets which are self affine.

02
Mar
2017

Polygonal billiards, flat surfaces, and translation flows: to infinity and beyond »

Professor Rodrigo Treviño (Brooklyn College, City University of New York)
4pm 2 March 2017

In this talk, I will survey the origins of the field, state some classical results, and mention some recent efforts to develop the theory further to include surfaces of infinite type.

01
Mar
2017

Linear mixed models »

Lyu Ziyang (MSI/ANU)
2.30pm 1 March 2017

The PhD seminar is a weekly seminar held on Wednesday afternoons, at 2:30-3:30pm, for PhD students to talk about their thesis work or other projects.

28
Feb
2017

The Norm map in Algebra and Topology »

Dr Vigleik Angeltveit (MSI/ANU)
3.30pm 28 February 2017

I will try to explain how the Norm map shows up in some different parts of mathematics like in equivariant stable homotopy groups and Witt vectors.

28
Feb
2017

Metrics with non-negative Ricci curvature on convex three-manifolds »

Dr Haotian Wu (The University of Sydney)
1.30pm 28 February 2017

This is joint work with Antonio Ache and Davi Maximo.

27
Feb
2017

Integrability, Duality and Deformed Symmetry »

Professor Ctirad Klimcik (University of Marseille, Luminy)
3pm 27 February 2017

Three important concepts of classical and quantum physics - duality, integrability and (deformed) symmetry will be introduced and their interplay discussed.

24
Feb
2017

Statistical mechanics of Levin-Wen models, continued »

Corey Jones (ANU)
3.30pm 24 February 2017

Corey Jones will describe the Levin-Wen model, constructing a local lattice Hamiltonian from a fusion category, and explain why we should study its statistical mechanical properties.

22
Feb
2017

On the Dirichlet problem for degenerate Monge-Ampere type equation »

Ms Elina Andriyanova (MSI/ANU)
3pm 22 February 2017

The PhD seminar is a weekly seminar held on Wednesday afternoons, at 2:30-3:30pm, for PhD students to talk about their thesis work or other projects.

22
Feb
2017

Extending the Fundamental Gap Conjecture »

Ms Sophie Chen (MSI/ANU)
2.30pm 22 February 2017

The PhD seminar is a weekly seminar held on Wednesday afternoons, at 2:30-3:30pm.

21
Feb
2017

PBW bases and KLR algebras.  »

Professor Peter Tingley (Loyola University Chicago)
3.30pm 21 February 2017

This includes joint work with Ben Webster and with Peter J. McNamara.

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