Seminar Calendar
for events the day of Monday, March 27, 2017.

     .
events for the
events containing  

(Requires a password.)
More information on this calendar program is available.
Questions regarding events or the calendar should be directed to Tori Corkery.
    February 2017            March 2017             April 2017     
 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa   Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
           1  2  3  4             1  2  3  4                      1
  5  6  7  8  9 10 11    5  6  7  8  9 10 11    2  3  4  5  6  7  8
 12 13 14 15 16 17 18   12 13 14 15 16 17 18    9 10 11 12 13 14 15
 19 20 21 22 23 24 25   19 20 21 22 23 24 25   16 17 18 19 20 21 22
 26 27 28               26 27 28 29 30 31      23 24 25 26 27 28 29
                                               30                  

Monday, March 27, 2017

Mathematics Graduate School Open House
9:00 am   in Altgeld Hall,  Monday, March 27, 2017
 Del 
 Edit 
 Copy 
Submitted by seminar.
Mathematics Graduate School Open House

Graduate Student Colloquium
2:00 pm   in 245 Altgeld Hall,  Monday, March 27, 2017
 Del 
 Edit 
 Copy 
Submitted by hquan4.
Vanessa Rivera-Quiñones (Illinois Math)
A Mathematical View of Biology and Diversification
Abstract: Have you ever wondered about the meaning of the phrase "survival of the fittest"? To an evolutionary biologist, fitness simply means reproductive success and reflects how well an organism is adapted to its environment. How systems adapt over time has been a central question in Biology and other Life-Sciences. While I will focus on the theory of Adaptive Dynamics, there are many areas of mathematics that have contributed to our understanding of adaptation. In this talk, I will give an overview of how we can use mathematical models to understand adaptation as an evolutionary process and its relationship to creating and preserving diversity. If time permits, I will also address the connections between this theory and my own research in disease modeling.

Math 499: Introduction to Graduate Mathematics
4:00 pm   in 245 Altgeld Hall,  Monday, March 27, 2017
 Del 
 Edit 
 Copy 
Submitted by laugesen.
Marius Junge (Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois)
Teleportation
Abstract: Teleportation is real, and has a clear mathematical explanation. Don't worry, nobody will be 'beamed up' and then 'lost in space' during this talk. Instead, we will study the nice collection of matrices responsible for teleportation and superdense coding. This will required us to dive into some aspects of quantum mechanics. The aim of this talk is to understand that there is plenty of abstract mathematics to be discovered in the interface of operator algebra theory and quantum information theory.

Symplectic and Poisson Geometry Seminar
4:00 pm   in 243 Altgeld Hall,  Monday, March 27, 2017
 Del 
 Edit 
 Copy 
Submitted by icontrer.
Joel Villatoro (UIUC)
Poisson Manifolds and their Stacks
Abstract: The categorical notion of a differentiable stack and the theory of Lie groupoids are related by the concept of Morita equivalence. To any Lie groupoid, we can associate a differentiable stack so that Morita equivalence of Lie groupoids corresponds to an isomorphism of stacks. There is also a closely related notion of Morita equivalence of Poisson manifolds. We can then ask if there is a way to associate a stack to a Poisson manifold such that a similar property holds. In this talk I will introduce a 'site' which answers this question. I will also give a few concrete examples of the kinds of geometric phenomena captured by stacks over this site.

Operator Algebra Learning Seminar
5:00 pm   in 241 Altgeld Hall,  Monday, March 27, 2017
 Del 
 Edit 
 Copy 
Submitted by mjunge.
Jeremy Tyson (UIUC)
Embedding of Heisenberg group in L_1
Abstract: We continue proving the non-embedding result