Past Events

2010-2011

May 12

Yi Ni, Caltech

A Heegaard Floer characterization of Borromean knots
Fine Hall 322 / -
May 05

Liam Watson, UCLA

L-spaces and left-orderability
Fine Hall 314 / -
Apr 28

Peter Ozsvath, MIT

Computational aspects of bordered Floer homology
Fine Hall 314 / -
Apr 21

John Baldwin, Princeton University

A combinatorial spanning tree model for knot Floer homology
Fine Hall 314 / -
Apr 14

Tao Li, Boston College

The Rank versus Genus Conjecture
Fine Hall 314 / -
Apr 07

Taras Panov, Moscow State University

Geometric structures on moment-angle manifolds
Fine Hall 314 / -
Mar 31

Joan Birman, Columbia University

Pseudo-Anosov maps with small dilatation
Fine Hall 314 / -
Mar 22

Sergio Fenley, Florida State University and Princeton University

Pseudo-Anosov flows in Seifert fibered and solvable 3-manifolds
Fine Hall 601 / -
Mar 10

Matt Hedden, Michigan State University

Unlink detection and the Khovanov module
Fine Hall 314 / -
Mar 03

Lee Mosher, Rutgers University

Nondistortedsubgroups of $Out(F_n)$, via Lipschitz retraction in spaces of trees (joint work with M. Handel)
Fine Hall 314 / -
Feb 24

Mike Davis, Ohio State University and IAS

Right-angledness, flag complexes, asphericity
Fine Hall 314 / -
Feb 10

Rumen Zarev, Columbia University

Bordered Floer homology and the contact category
Fine Hall 314 / -
Feb 03

Paul Horn, Columbia University

Filtering smooth concordance classes of topologically slice knots
Fine Hall 314 / -
Dec 16

Andy Cotton-Clay, Harvard University

Holomorphic Pairs of Pants in Mapping Tori
Fine Hall 314 / -
Dec 09

John Pardon, Princeton University

Gromov's knot distortion
Fine Hall 314 / -
Dec 02

Sa'ar Hersonsky, University of Georgia

Boundary Value Problems on Planar Graphs and Flat Surfaces with integer cone singularities.
Fine Hall 314 / -
Nov 18

Igor Rivin, Temple University

Somewhat simple curves on surfaces, and the mysteries of covering spaces
Fine Hall 314 / -
Nov 11

Lenny Ng, Duke University

Transverse homology
Fine Hall 314 / -
Oct 28

Kei Nakamura, Temple University

Fox re-embedding and Bing submanifolds
Fine Hall 314 / -
Oct 21

Alexander Gaifullin, Moscow State University, Steklov Institute of Mathematics

On local combinatorial formulae for Pontryagin classes
Fine Hall 314 / -
Oct 14

Jacob Rasmussen, University of Cambridge, SUNY Stony Brook

Holomorphic traingle maps in sutured Floer homology
Fine Hall 314 / -
Oct 07

Nathan Broaddus, Ohio State University

Homology of the curve complex and the Steinberg module of the mapping class group
Fine Hall 314 / -