# Mathematical Conversations

## Full Academic Year 2017-2018

The following page displays mathematical conversations happening throughout the current academic year. Click the following link to see a shortened list of mathematical conversations for the current term.

## Friday, October 6th

Cohomology and cryptography | |

Speaker: | Akshay Venkatesh |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | White-Levy Room |

## Wednesday, October 18th

Spectral gaps without frustration | |

Speaker: | Marius Lemm |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, October 25th

How deep is your proof? | |

Speaker: | Toniann Pitassi |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, November 1st

The three pillars of statistical machine learning: then and now | |

Speaker: | Nadav Cohen |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, November 29th

Approximate prime numbers | |

Speaker: | James Maynard |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Friday, December 8th

Proofs from algorithms, algorithms from proofs | |

Speaker: | Pravesh Kothari |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, December 13th

Real zeros of random polynomials in several variables | |

Speaker: | Peter Sarnak |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, January 17th

Connections between homotopy theory and number theory | |

Speaker: | Irina Bobkova |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, January 24th

Zeroes of Laplace eigenfunctions | |

Speaker: | Aleksandr Logunov |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | White-Levy |

## Wednesday, January 31st

Randomness to Structure | |

Speaker: | Alex Kontorovich |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, February 7th

An Introduction to Univalent Foundations | |

Speaker: | Daniel Grayson |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, February 14th

The ubiquity of matrix tuples across mathematics | |

Speaker: | Avi Wigderson |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, February 21st

Dimension and support of the harmonic measure or What do Brownian travelers see? | |

Speaker: | Svitlana Mayboroda |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, February 28th

Bad behavior | |

Speaker: | Lillian Pierce |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, March 14th

Synthetic homotopy theory: going beyond set-level mathematics | |

Speaker: | Guillaume Brunerie |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, March 21st

Cancelled | |

Speaker: | Cancelled |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, March 28th

Hyperbolic geometry and quantum invariants in dimension 3 | |

Speaker: | Helen Wong |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | Dilworth Room |

## Wednesday, April 11th

Ordinary points mod $p$ of hyperbolic 3-manifolds | |

Speaker: | Mark Goresky |

Time: | 6:00pm-7:00pm |

Location: | White Levy Room |