Past Colloquium Talks


Date Speaker Title
27/1 Anish Ghosh (Tata – Mumbai) Diophantine approximation and dynamical systems
20/1 Remi Coulon (CNRS) Periodic groups and there automorphisms
13/1 Ron Livne (Hebrew University) The Eratosthenes sieve – now and then
6/1 Amos Nevo (Technion) Spectral theory, effective ergodic theorems and applications to Diophantine approximation


Date Speaker Title
30/12 David Dynerman (Wisconsin) Describing geometry and symmetry of cryo-EM datasets using algebra
23/12 David Fisher (Indiana) Groups acting on manifolds: around the Zimmer program
2/12 Amnon Besser (Ben Gurion) p-adic methods in the solution of equations
25/11 Amnon Yekutieli (Ben Gurion) Nonabelian Multiplicative Integration on Surfaces
18/11 Zeev Rudnick (Tel Aviv) Sums of three squares and spatial statistics on the sphere
11/11 Yair Glasner (Ben Gurion) Group theoretic methods in non-free ergodic theory
4/11 Ilan Barnea From weak fibration categories to model categories
10/6 Michael Entov (Technion) Quasi-morphisms and quasi-states in symplectic topology
27/5 Eli Aljadeff (Technion) Graded Algebras and polynomial identities.
29/4 Yulan Qing (Technion) Boundaries of CAT(0) Groups
22/4 Michael Hochman (Hebrew University) Self-similar sets, dimension and additive combinatorics
8/4 Doron Puder (Hebrew University) Words Maps and Measure Preservation
1/4 Michael Farber (Warwick) Geometry and topology of large random spaces and groups
25/3 Rishi Vyas (Ben Gurion) Minimal injective resolutions of modules over noetherian rings
18/3 Dan Szpruch (Purdue) On the local representation theory of the metaplectic and similitude metaplectic groups
11/3 Leonid Brodsky (Haifa) Computational biology: exciting time of whole genome studies
4/3 Nathan Keller (Bar Ilan) On influences, correlation inequalities, and a conjecture of Chvatal
7/1 Shamgar Gurevich (Wisconsin – Madison) The incidence and cross methods for efficient radar detection


Date Speaker Title
31/12 Chen Meiri (Chicago University) The group large sieve
24/12 Michael Brandenbursky Metrics and groups
17/12 Esther Ezra (Courant) Geometric Discrepancy Via the Entropy Method
10/12 Baptiste Devyver (Technion) Optimal Hardy-type inequalities
3/12 Shaul Zemel (Universitat Darmstadt) A Gross-Kohnen-Zagier type theorem for higher-codimensional heegner cycles
26/11 Natan Rubin (Paris 6) On topological changes in the Delaunay triangulation of moving points
19/11 Roy Meshulam (Technion) Random Latin squares and cohomological expanders
5/11 Ron Aharoni (Technion) On a decomposition conjecture of Rota
29/10 Mark Berman (Ort Braude) A Lie ring whose proisomorphic local zeta functions lack a functional equation
22/10 Sergei Starchenko (Notre Dame) On Peterzil-Steinhorn subgroups
11/6 Emily Landes (Technion) Character Varieties: One good reason a Topologist Cares about Algebraic Geometry
4/6 Ron Livne (Hebrew Univ.) Greek mathematics in the bible
28/5 Daniel Spector (Technion) The Sobolev spaces
7/5 Zlil Sela (Hebrew University) Low dimensional topology and the elementary theory of groups
23/4 Shoham Sabach (Tel Aviv) A First Order Method for Finding Minimal Norm-Like Solutions of Convex Optimization Problems
9/4 Lior Bary-Soroker (Tel Aviv) Prime polynomials in short intervals and long arithmetic progressions
19/3 Shizuo Kaji (Yamaguchi University) Weyl group action on GKM-graph
12/3 Martin Hills (Paris 7) Finite rank expansions of algebraically closed fields
8/1 Joan S. Birman (Columbia) The curve complex of a surface
1/1 Liat Kessler (Haifa) Toric actions on symplectic blowups of the complex projective plane


Date Speaker Title
25/12 Shamgar Gurevich (Wisconsin – Madison) Bounds on Characters of SL_2(F_q) via Theta Correspondence, with Application to Ore Conjecture
18/12 Crystal Hoyt (Technion) Representation theory of Lie superalgebras
11/12 Daoud Bashouty (Technion) Harmonic Mappings and Affine capacity
4/12 Matthias Keller (Hebrew University) Periodic and Random Schroedinger Operators on Trees
27/11 Mark Branson (Technion) From Hamiltonian Dynamics to Symplectic Topology
20/11 Pierre Simon (Hebrew University) VC-dimension: a point of contact between combinatorics and model theory
13/11 Alvaro R. De Pierro (Campinas) Inverse problems, Optimization, and Information Geometry
6/11 Yair Censor (Haifa) Superiorization via Feasibility-Seeking Projection Methods and Applications
30/10 Micah Sageev (Technion) The Virtual Haken Conjecture and CAT(0) cube complexes
19/6 Jonathan Arazy (Haifa) Applications of infinite dimensional holomorphy to geometry of complex Banach spaces
12/6 Amir Yehudayoff (Technion) Some reconstruction problems
5/6 Eitan Sayag (Ben Gurion) Decay and Counting Lattice points
29/5 Stephen Gelbart (Weizmann) The Mysteries of the Riemann Zeta Function, and Beyond
22/5 Sergei Yakovenko (Weizmann) Can a transcendental function have a degree?
15/5 Yonatan Harpaz (Hebrew University) Higher Categories and the Cobordism Hypothesis
24/4 Elon Lindenstrauss (Hebrew University) Homogeneous Dynamics and Diagonalizable Actions
17/4 Malka Schaps (Bar Ilan) Khovanov-Lauda diagrams and representations of the symmetric group
27/3 Evgenii Shustin (Tel Aviv) Enumerative geometry of real algebraic surfaces
20/3 Yaron Ostrover (Tel Aviv) Billiard dynamics from a symplectic geometry point of view
13/3 Tamar Ziegler (Technion) Linear equations in primes and nilpotent groups
24/1 Michael Schein (Bar-Ilan) An application of representation theory to approximation theory
17/1 Ilya Tyomkin (BGU) Tropical approach to algebraic geometry
10/1 Frol Zapolsky (IHES) Quasi-states in classical mechanics and applications
3/1 Shamgar Gurevich (Madison) Fast Matched Filter in Linear Time and Group Representation


Date Speaker Title
20/12 Yakov Varshavsky (Hebrew University) Lefschetz trace formula and Deligne’s conjecture
13/12 Jake Solomon (Hebrew University) Symplectic geometry and the intersection number
6/12 Genadi Levin (Hebrew University) Spaces of rational maps and holomorphic dynamics
29/11 Michael Polyak (Technion) Counting real curves with passage/tangency conditions
22/11 Jean Lecureux (Technion) Buildings, old and new
15/11 Victoria Martín Márquez (Universidad de Sevilla) Split feasibility problem: Recent advances and applications in signal processing
8/11 Lior Bary Soroker Irreducible values of polynomials
14/6 Ziv Shami Categoricity and unidimensionality
12/4 Shoham Shamir (Bergen) Complete intersections in rational homotopy theory
5/4 Shmuel Onn (Technion) The Graver Complexity of Integer Programming
29/3 Daniel Keren (University of Haifa) Geometric Methods for Monitoring Distributed Streams
22/3 Uri Bader (Technion) Lattices and envelopes
1/3 Solomon Marcus (Romanian Academy) From the Euclidean to the Non-Euclidean Paradigm
11/1 Adi Ben-Israel (Rutgers University) Inverse Newton Transform
5/1 Danny Hermelin (Max Planck Institut) Minimum Vertex Cover in Rectangle Graphs


Date Speaker Title
28/12 Yosef Yomdin (Weizmann Institute) Remez-type inequalities and Algebraic signal reconstruction
21/12 Dmitry Kerner (Ben Gurion University) On the determinantal representations of hypersurfaces
14/12 Viorica Motreanu (Ben Gurion University) On nonlinear error bounds for lower semicontinuous functions on metric spaces
7/12 Francois Loeser (U. Pierre et Marie Curie) Analysis and Topology on some totally disconnected spaces
30/11 Aviv Censor (Tel-Aviv University) Towards Topological Groupoidification
23/11 Abraham B. Korol (University of Haifa) Complex dynamics, sexual reproduction and adaptive evolution
16/11 Nayantara Bhatnagar (Hebrew University) Reconstruction in Trees for Colorings and Independent sets
2/11 Maurice Herlihy (Brown University) Applications of Shellable Complexes to Distributed Computing
26/10 Itay Ben Yaacov (Institut Camille Jordan) On categoricity in metric structures
25/5 Naftali Tishbi (Hebrew University) Robust tradeoff between value and information in process learning
11/5 Shiri Artstein-Avidan (Tel-Aviv) On dualities and other characterization results
4/5 Michael Bjorklund (Hebrew University) Multiplicative combinatorics on the large scale
27/4 Tatiana M. Bandman (Bar Ilan University) Geometry and arithmetic of verbal dynamical systems on simple groups
23/3 Tefera Worku (University of Addis Ababa) Ordinary Differntial Equations and Functional Analysis
16/3 Leonid Makar-Limanov (Wayne State Univ.) On the Newton polytope related to the two-dimensional Jacobian Conjecture
2/3 Jack Sonn (Technion) Minimal ramification problem in Galois theory
5/1 Gidi Amir (Toronto) Liouville, amenability, automaton groups and random walks on discrete fractals


Date Speaker Title
22/12 Dan Hefetz (ETH Zurich) On two generalizations of the Alon-Tarsi polynomial method
8/12 Eran Nevo (Cornell) Face enumeration: from spheres to flag spheres
24/11 Dmitry Kerner (BGU) On the discriminant of plane curves and its strata
17/11 Kathryn Hess (EPFL) Free loop spaces in topology and physics
27/10 Lars Elden (Link×ping) Tensor Computations and Applications in Data Mining