## 3-4 April 2014## Mikhail Kapranov## Yale UniversityProfessor Kapranov will present two lectures, the first of which is intended for undergraduates: - Undergraduate lecture: "How simple is the simplex?", 4pm, Thursday, 3 April 2014 in 166 Lawrence Hall. There will be a reception in Fenton 219 immediately after the talk.
- Colloquium lecture: "2-dimensional symmetry of homological algebra", 4pm, Friday, 4 April 2014 in 208 Deady Hall. Before the lecture there will be tea at 3:15 in Fenton 219.
## 13-14 May 2013## Sergey Fomin## University of MichiganProfessor Fomin will present two lectures, the first of which is intended for undergraduates: - Undergraduate lecture: "Periodicity of Cluster Transformations", 4pm, Monday, 13 May 2013 in 208 Deady Hall. There will be a reception in Fenton 219 immediately after the talk.
- Colloquium lecture: "Cluster Algebras and Invariant Theory", 4pm, Tuesday, 14 May 2013 in 112 Lillis Hall. Before the lecture there will be tea from 3:15 in Fenton 219.
## 14-15 May 2012## Ravi Vakil## Stanford UniversityProfessor Vakil will present two lectures, the first of which is intended for undergraduates: - Undergraduate lecture: "The Mathematics of Doodling", Monday, 14 May 2012, 4:00 pm in 208 Fenton Hall.
- Colloquium lecture: "Cutting and Pasting in Algebraic Geometry", Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 4:00 pm in 208 Fenton Hall.
## 24-25 May 2011## Denis Auroux## University of California, BerkeleyProfessor Auroux will present two lectures, the first of which is intended for undergraduates: - Undergraduate lecture: "Seeing into the fourth dimension", Tuesday, 24 May 2011, 4:00 pm in 100 Willamette Hall. Reception to follow in Willamette Hall atrium.
- Colloquium lecture: "Building 3-manifold invariants by composing correspondences", Wednesday, 25 May 2011, 4:00 pm in 100 Willamette Hall. Tea from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in Willamette Hall atrium.
## 26-28 April 2010## Alexei Borodin## California Institute of TechnologyProfessor Borodin will present two lectures, the first of which is intended for undergraduates: - Undergraduate lecture, "Around Longest Increasing Subsequences", Wednesday, 26 May 2010, 4:00 pm in 166 Lawrence Hall.
- Colloquium lecture, "Interlacing Particle Systems", Friday, 28 May 2010, 4:00 pm in 208 Deady Hall.
## 21-22 April 2008## Allen Knutson## UC San DiegoProfessor Knutson will present two lectures, the second of which is intended for undergraduates: - Colloquium lecture, "The Space of Commuting Matrices, and Statistical Mechanics", 4pm, 21 April 2008, 208 Deady.
- Undergraduate lecture (likely to be interesting to graduate students too), "Juggling Patterns and Gaussian Elimination", noon, 22 April 2008, 301 Deady.
## 11-12 April 2007## Dan Freed## University of Texas at AustinProfessor Freed will present two lectures, the first of which is intended for undergraduates: - Lecture 1:
"The geometry and topology of Maxwell's equations".
12:00 p.m., Wednesday, 11 April 2007
- Lecture 2: "Secondary differential-geometric invariants,
generalized cohomology, and QCD"
4:00 p.m., Thursday, 12 April 2007
## 28 March - 1 April 2005## Alexandre Kirillov## University of PennsylvaniaProfessor Kirillov will present three lectures, the second two of which are undergraduate lectures: - Lecture 1: "A tale on two fractals"
4:00 p.m., Monday, 28 March 2005, 106 Deady Hall
- Lecture 2: "Self-similar
fractal sets and generalized numerical systems"
12:00 p.m., Wednesday, 30 March 2005, 229 McKenzie Hall
- Lecture 3: "Descartes theorem and its generalization"
4:00 p.m., Friday, 1 April 2005, 106 Deady Hall
## 24-25 May 2004## Peter Sarnak## Princeton University and Courant InstituteProfessor Sarnak will present two lectures, the second of which is intended for undergraduates: - Lecture 1: "The spectrum of the modular surface"
4:00 p.m., Monday, 24 May 2004, 208 Deady Hall
- Lecture 2: "Sums of squares"
12:00 p.m., Tuesday, 25 May 2004, 229 McKenzie Hall
## 14-15 October 2002## John Conway## Princeton UniversityProfessor Conway will present two lectures, the second of which is intended for undergraduates: - Lecture 1: "The 219 space groups"
4:00 p.m., Monday, 14 October 2002, 110 Fenton Hall
- Lecture 2: "What's new about polyhedra and polytopes?"
4:00 p.m., Tuesday, 15 October 2002, 110 Fenton Hall
## 8-10 May 2000## George Andrews## Pennsylvania State UniversityProfessor Andrews will present two lectures, the second of which is intended for undergraduates: - Lecture 1:
"Some things Ramanujan may have had up his sleeve"
4:00 p.m., Monday, 8 May 2000, 110 Fenton Hall
- Lecture 2:
"Ramanujan, continued fractions and teaching mathematics"
4:00 p.m., Wednesday,10 May 2000, 210 Deady Hall
## 26-28 April 1999## David Eisenbud## Director of MSRI and University of California, BerkeleyProfessor Eisenbud will present three lectures, the last of which is intended for undergraduates: - Lecture 1:
"What free resolutions (might) teach us about geometry"
4:00 p.m., Monday, 26 April 1999, 110 Fenton Hall
- Lecture 2: "Free resolutions over exterior algebras"
4:00 p.m., Tuesday, 27 April 1999, 210 Deady Hall
- Lecture 3:
"How to take a walk using a commutative algebra"
12:00 p.m., Wednesday, 28 April 1999, 210 Deady Hall
## May 1997## Michael Artin## Massachusetts Institute of Technology## June 1996## Persi Diaconis## Stanford University## October 1994## Hugh Montgomery## University of Michigan |