Representations of finite groups and applications

Joint IAS/Princeton University Number Theory Seminar
Topic:Representations of finite groups and applications
Speaker:Pham Tiep
Affiliation:Harvard University and University of Arizona
Date:Thursday, November 6
Time/Room:4:30pm - 5:30pm/S-101
Video Link:http://video.ias.edu/puiasnts/2014/1106-PhamTiep

In the first part of the talk we will survey some recent results on representations of finite (simple) groups. In the second part we will discuss applications of these results to various problems in number theory and algebraic geometry.