Past events

Find information about past ANU MSI events.

31
Oct
2016

Introductory talk on 3-manifold topology »

Dr Stephan Tillman (The University of Sydney)
9.30am 31 October 2016

This is an introductory talk on 3-manifold topology, with a focus on constructive methods.

27
Oct
2016

Batalin-Vilkovisky cohomology and supergravity »

Ezra Getzler (Northwestern)
4pm 27 October 2016

In this talk, we introduce the BV formalism, and then construct cohomology classes in negative degrees in a toy model with supergravity.

25
Oct
2016

Deformations of strictly unital A-infinity algebras »

Jesse Burke (MSI/ANU)
3.30pm 25 October 2016

I'll start by giving a gentle introduction to $A$-infinity algebras and their Hochschild cochains.

21
Oct
2016

Operator algebras ... in tensor categories? »

Corey Jones (ANU)
3pm 21 October 2016

Corey will give an overview of why operator algebras are interesting, aimed at an algebraically-minded audience.

19
Oct
2016

Schreier-Sims algorithm »

Robin Candy
2.30pm 19 October 2016

How do we test for membership in a permutation group?

13
Oct
2016

Low Rank Approximations - Numerical Approximations from Algebraic Geometry »

Professor Markus Hegland (MSI, ANU)
4pm 13 October 2016

We consider the problem of approximating functions defined on very large numerical grids or meshes.

12
Oct
2016

Embedded Constant Mean Curvature Surfaces »

Mr Yitao Lei (MSI, ANU)
2.30pm 12 October 2016

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

11
Oct
2016

The modular data machine »

Associate Professor Scott Morrison (MSI, ANU)
3.30pm 11 October 2016

I'll describe work with Terry Gannon and Corey Jones on "the modular data machine".

11
Oct
2016

Existence and uniqueness of planar vortex patch in incompressible steady flow »

Professor Shuangjie Peng (Huazhong Normal University)
1.30pm 11 October 2016

In this talk, we consider the planar vortex patch problem in an incompressible steady flow in a bounded domain $\mathbb R^2$.

06
Oct
2016

Modelling and analysis of smart membranes »

Dr Pierluigi Cesana (La Trobe University, Melbourne)
4pm 6 October 2016

For liquid crystal elastomers in the thin film limit, an interplay of material and structural non-linearities is observed.

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