# Colloquium 2018-2019

## The Mathematics Colloquium at Rutgers-Newark## 2018-2019 |
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The Colloquium of the Mathematics Department of Rutgers-Newark takes places on every second or third Wednesday, from 4 pm-5 pm, in 204 Smith Hall, 101 Warren St., Rutgers-Newark. All are welcome.

On alternate Wednesdays, the student colloquium features talks which are aimed in particular to be accessible to graduate students. Again, all are welcome.

#### Schedule

Date |
Colloquium Speaker |
Title |

Sep 5 | ||

Sep12 | ||

Sep 19 | ||

Sep 26 |
Andre Neves (Univ. of Chicago/IAS) |
Abundance of minimal surfaces |

Oct 3 | Christopher Woodward (Rutgers, New Brunswick) |
Hunting Lagrangians |

Oct 10 | Eriko Hironaka (Florida State Univ./AMS) |
Deformation space of rational maps |

Oct 17 | Qingyuan Jiang (IAS) |
Categorical duality between joins and intersections |

Oct 24 | ||

Oct31 | Harold Blum (Univ. of Utah) |
Moduli of uniformly K-stable Fano varieties |

Nov 7 | Hongbin Sun (Rutgers, New Brunswick) |
Subgroup separability of 3-manifold groups |

Nov 12 (Monday) |
Jean-Pierre Labesse (Marseille, France) |
Restriction and induction of automorphic representations |

Nov 21 | Thanksgiving | |

Nov 28 | Guangbo Xu (IAS/Princeton) |
Mirror symmetry and gauge linear sigma model |

Dec 5 | Xinwen Zhu (Cal Tech/Princeton) |
Hilbert’s twenty-first problem for p-adic varieties |

Dec 12 | ||

Jan 23 | Ivan Contreras (UIUC, Urbana-Champain) |
Geometry and topology of 2-dimensional field theories |

Jan 24 | Eyal Subag (Penn State Univ.) |
Symmetries of hydrogen atoms and algebraic families |

Jan 28 | Brian Collier (Univ. of Maryland) |
Higher Teichm\”uller spaces and Higgs bundles |

Jan 29 | Christopher Elliot (IHES, France) |
Twisted classical and quantum field theory |

Jan 30 | Bin Guo (Columbia) |
Monge-Amp\’ere equations and geometric application |

Jan 31 | Luis Garcia (Univ. of Toronto, Canada) |
Transgression of Euler class and arithmetic applications |

Feb 5 | Teng Fei (Columbia) |
The Hull-Strominger system over Rieamann surfaces |

Feb 6 | Emily Stark (Technion, Israel) |
The geometry of hyperbolic group |

Feb 13 | ||

Feb 20 | ||

Feb 27 | ||

Mar 6 | Cancelled | |

Mar 13 | Lan-Hsuan Huang (Univ. of Connecticut/IAS) |
Spacetime positive mass theorem |

Mar 20 | Spring Recess | |

Mar 27 | Dawei Chen (Boston College/IAS) |
Volumes and intersection theory on moduli spaces of Abelian differentials |

Apr 9 (Special Tuesday) |
Laura Schaposnik (UIC/SCGP) |
Higgs bundle, branes and applications |

Apr 10 | Damin Wu (U. Conn/IAS) |
Invariant metrics and the Green-Wu conjectures |

Apr 17 | Jingrui Cheng (Stony Brook University, NY) |
Apriori estimates for scalar curvature type equations on compact Kahler manifolds |

Apr 22 (Special Monday) |
Michael Groechenig (Univ. of Toronto) |
P-adic integration for Hitchin system and the Fundamental Lemma |

Apr 24 | Lu Wang (Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison/IAS) |
Mean curvature flow of low entropy |

May 1 | Cancelled | |

May 6 (Speical Monday) |
Chao Li (Columbia Univ.) |
From quadratic forms to arithmetic intersection numbers |