Contacts: Zinovy Reichstein and YoungHeon Kim.
 The colloquium is usually held in the Math Annex (Room 1100) at 3:00pm on Fridays.
 Tea and cookies are served in the math lounge (MATH 125) at approximately 2:45pm.
 Occasionally, talks will be scheduled on
 Mondays at 4:00pm in the Math Annex building room 1100;
 Wednesdays at 3:00PM in the PIMS large seminar room (WMAX110).
Department colloquium page: UBC Math Colloquium
Old colloquium page is here: Colloquium before Fall 2010.
FALL 2010 SCHEDULE  
date  speaker  affiliation  title 
Fri 10 Sep,
3:00pm
MATX 1100

Christoph Hauert  UBC 
Cooperation in Social Dilemmas: Punishment and Volunteering in Public Goods Games 
Fri 24 Sep,
3:00pm MATX 1100 (PIMS/UBC distinguished colloquium) 
John Coates 
Cambridge University  Noncommutative Iwasawa theory 
Fri 1 Oct,
3:00pm
MATX 1100

Andrew Rechnitzer  UBC 
Counting polygons and knot probability ratios 
Fri 8 Oct,
3:00pm
MATX 1100
(PIMS/UBC distinguished colloquium) 
Alexander Merkurjev

UCLA 
(PIMS/UBC
distinguished colloquium) Essential Dimension of Algebra 
Fri 15 Oct,
3:00pm
Department Colloquium
MATX 1100

Malabika Pramanik  UBC 
Maximal operators and differentiation theorems on sparse sets 
Fri 22 Oct,
3:00pm
MATX 1100

Omer Angel  UBC 
Many forms of
exclusion 
Thu 28 Oct,
4:00pm WMAX 110 (note speical time and location) 
U.C. Irvine  Modeling and simulation of nanocrystalline materials  
Fri 29 Oct,
3:00pm
MATX 1100

Greg Martin  UBC 
Anatomy
of
the
multiplicative
group 
Fri 5 Nov,
3:00pm
MATX 1100

Ivar Ekeland 
UBC 
The inverse function theorem 
Wed 10, Nov, 1:30pm WMAX 110 (note special time and location) 
Eliot Fried  McGill (Department of Mechanical Engineering)  Some features and challenges of the NavierStokesalphabeta equation 
Fri 12 Nov,
3:00pm
MATX 1100

Andrew Granville  Montreal 
A pretentious approach to analytic number theory 
Wed 17 Nov,
3:00pm WMAX 110 (note special time and location) 
Bell Labs 
Reducing delay with coding in (mobile) multiagent information transfer  
Fri 19 Nov,
3:00pm
MATX 1100

Gunther Uhlmann  University of Washington  30 Years of Calder\'on's Problem 
Thu 25 Nov,
4:00pm
PIMS WMAX 110

Jie Shen  Purdue University  Phasefield models for multiphase complex fluids:
modeling, numerical analysis and simulations 
Fri 26 Nov, 3:00pm MATX 1100 (Canceled) 
Louis Nirenberg 
Courant Institute (NYU) 
Special PIMS Distinguished Lecture "Remarks on singular solutions of nonlinear elliptic equations" 
Fri 3 Dec, 3:00pm MATX 1100 (PIMS/UBC distinguished colloquium) 
Ronald Graham  UCSD 
The combinatorics of solving linear equations 
Spring 2011 SCHEDULE  
date  speaker  affiliation  title 
Wed 12 Jan,
3:00pm
WMAX 110

Asaf Nachmias

MIT  Arm exponents in highdimensional percolation 
Fri 14 Jan,
3:00pm
MATX 1100
(PIMS/UBC distinguished colloquium) 
Alexander Razborov  Univeristy of Chicago Computer Science 
(PIMS/UBC distinguished
colloquium)TBA 
Wed 19 Jan, 3:00pm  Allan
Sly

Microsoft  
Wed 26 Jan,
3:00pm
WMAX 110

Lionel Levine

MIT  
Fri 28 Jan,
3:00pm MATX 1100 
Dong Li

University of Iowa  
Fri 11 Feb,
3:00pm MATX 1100 
Gunter Stolz  University of Alabama at Birmingham  TBA 
Fri 11 Mar,
3:00pm MATX 1100 (Special PIMS Lecture) 
TBA 
Special PIMS Lecture 

Fri 18 Mar,
3:00pm MATX 1100 (PIMS/UBC distinguished colloquium) 
Gregory Forest  U. North Carolina at Chapel Hill  (PIMS/UBC distinguished
colloquium)TBA 
Note for Attendees