# Mathematical Conversations

**Topic: **Khovanov homology

**Speaker: **Linh Truong

**Affiliation: **Member, School of Mathematics

**Date & Time: **Wednesday October 23rd, 2019, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

**Location: **Dilworth Room

I will describe the construction and applications of Khovanov homology, a combinatorially defined invariant for knots that categorifies the Jones polynomial.