# Mathematics Colloquia and Seminars

Series | Organizer | ||
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PDE and Applied Math Seminar | J. Hunter (F), S. Shkoller (W), K. Luli (S) | Past | Future |

Algebra & Discrete Mathematics | E. Babson (S), C. O'Neill (W), M. Vazirani (F) | Past | Future |

Algebraic Geometry | G. Kuperberg (S), E. Carlsson (W), E. Gorskiy (F) | Past | Future |

Geometry/Topology | A. Jacob (F), J. Schultens (W), C. Even Zohar (S), M. Trnkova (S) | Past | Future |

Mathematical Biology | M. Vazquez (F), R. Guy (W), S. Walcott (S) | Past | Future |

Mathematical Physics & Probability | C. Tracy (F), P. Koroteev (W), B. Nachtergaele (S) | Past | Future |

Optimization | (Special topics only) | Past | Future |

QMAP Seminar | A. Waldron (F), T. Dimofte (W), A. Schwarz (S) | Past | Future |

Colloquium | J. De Loera, J. Hunter, M. Luu | Past | Future |

GGAM Colloquium | Past | Future | |

Distinguished Lecture Series | J. De Loera, J. Hunter, M. Luu | Past | Future |

Student-Run Applied & Math Seminar | J. Shu, D. Weber | Past | Future |

Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | M. Ponce | Past | Future |

Student-Run Algebraic Geometry Seminar | O. Kivinen, P. Kshirsagar | Past | Future |

Student-Run Optimization and Variational Analysis | Past | Future | |

Featured Campus Seminars | Past | Future | |

Special Events | Past | Future |

### Past Talks

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Karry Wong, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 19 2018, 2:10PM | Conformal Mean Curvature Flow | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 5 2018, 2:10PM | Alternate Heegaard Genus Bounds Circular Distance | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Marty Scharlemann, UC Santa Barbara |

Tue, Mar 13 2018, 11:00AM | Introduction to the Schoenflies Conjecture | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Claudius Zibrowius, University of Sherbrooke |

Tue, Mar 6 2018, 11:00AM | Loopy Loops | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Daniel Ruberman, Brandeis University |

Tue, Feb 6 2018, 11:00AM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Subhadip Dey, UC Davis |

Thu, Dec 7 2017, 2:10PM | Spherical Metric with conical singularities on 2-spheres | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brian Harvie, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 30 2017, 2:10PM | Minimal Surfaces and the Positive Mass Theorem | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 16 2017, 2:10PM | Thin and bridge position for manifolds other than the 3-sphere | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Patrick Weed, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 9 2017, 2:10PM | Fibered Links in the Three-Sphere | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 2 2017, 2:10PM | Thin and bridge position for manifolds other than the 3-sphere | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Ponce, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 26 2017, 2:10PM | Irreducible Heegaard Splittings in Seifert Fibered Manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Ponce, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 19 2017, 2:10PM | Irreducible Heegaard Splittings in Seifert Fibered Manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Samperton, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 5 2017, 2:10PM | Branched G-covers, cobordism and stabilization | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Colin Hagemeyer, UC Davis |

Thu, May 18 2017, 11:00AM | Euclidean buildings, CAT(0) spaces, and the Spherical Building at Infinity | |

Mathematical Sciences Building 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Adrian Zahariuc, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 27 2017, 11:00AM | Counting Rational Plane Curves | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dale Koenig |

Thu, Apr 20 2017, 11:00AM | An introduction to trisections of 4 manifolds | |

TBA | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 13 2017, 11:00AM | Common stabilizations for genus-two Heegaard splittings of non-simple tunnel-number-one knot exteriors | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | JNDK |

Thu, Apr 6 2017, 11:30PM | Informational Meeting | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Shawn Witte, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 16 2017, 10:00AM | Randomly Sampling Grid Diagrams of a Knot | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Maria Trnkova, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 9 2017, 10:00AM | Rigorous computations with an approximate Dirichlet domain | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 2 2017, 10:00AM | The Kirby Calculus Strikes Back! | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Patrick Weed, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 23 2017, 10:00AM | Constructing Fibered Knots and Links | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 16 2017, 10:00AM | Handles, surgery, and the Kirby Calculus | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | John Murray, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 9 2017, 10:00AM | TBA | |

MSB ??? | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Lang Mou, UC Davis |

Fri, Feb 3 2017, 1:10PM | Introduction to Quiver Varieties | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Colin Hagemeyer, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 26 2017, 1:10PM | Spherical and Euclidean buildings, a brief overview | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nate Gallup, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 19 2017, 1:10PM | POSTPONED! | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | |

Thu, Jan 12 2017, 1:10PM | Informational Meeting | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dale Koenig, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 30 2016, 2:10PM | Trisections of 3-manifolds | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 23 2016, 2:10PM | Distance and Complements of Knots in S^3 | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | John Murray, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 16 2016, 2:10PM | Introduction to the Fukaya Category | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Annie Laurie Mauhs-Pugh, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 9 2016, 2:10PM | The Far-Point Map On Convex Surfaces | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nate Gallup, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 2 2016, 2:10PM | Hipster Manifolds | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carson Rogers, UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 26 2016, 2:10PM | Fibered knots in the 3-sphere | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | John Sullivan, TU Berlin/UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 19 2016, 2:10PM | Geometric Knot Theory | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nick Castro, UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 12 2016, 2:10PM | The Topology of a Lefschetz Fibration | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Samperton, UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 5 2016, 2:10PM | Computational complexity and 3-manifolds and zombies, redux | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Allison Moore, UC Davis |

Wed, Sep 28 2016, 2:10PM | Symmetric unions without cosmetic crossing changes | |

MSB 2240 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | |

Wed, Sep 21 2016, 12:10PM | Informational meeting | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nate Gallup, UC Davis |

Tue, May 31 2016, 11:00AM | An introduction to the Dolbeault complex | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matthias Goerner, Pixar Animation Studios |

Tue, May 24 2016, 11:00AM | Triangulations and verified computations for hyperbolic manifolds | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Samperton, UC Davis |

Tue, May 17 2016, 11:00AM | Circularly orderable groups and 3-manifolds | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alex Zupan, University of Nebraska |

Tue, May 10 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - Trisections, handle decompositions, and Dehn surgery | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carson Rogers |

Tue, May 3 2016, 11:00AM | Fibered links and sutured manifolds | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 26 2016, 11:00AM | Hamilton's Ricci Flow | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dale Koenig, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 19 2016, 11:00AM | Handle Decompositions of Manifolds and an Introduction to Kirby Calculus | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Ursula Hamenstadt, University of Bonn |

Tue, Apr 12 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - Mapping Tori of Surfaces and the Mapping Class Group | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 5 2016, 11:00AM | Thin Position, Reducibility, and Translation Distance | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Heather Macbeth, Massachusetts Institute of Technology |

Tue, Mar 1 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk: Kaehler-Einstein metrics and higher alpha-invariants | |

MSB 3240 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Yanir Rubinstein, University of Maryland |

Tue, Feb 23 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk: A crash course in complex geometry | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Davi Maximo, Stanford University |

Tue, Feb 16 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk: Minimal surfaces with bounded index | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Christine Breiner, Fordham University |

Tue, Feb 9 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk: An introduction to constant mean curvature surfaces | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Zhiqin Lu, UC Irvine |

Tue, Feb 2 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk: On the L^2-estimate on noncompete Kahler manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eleonora Di Nezza, Imperial College |

Tue, Jan 26 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk: Degenerate Monge-Ampère | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Adam Jacob, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 19 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk: Prescribing The Angle of Lagrangian Graphs | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Ved Datar, UC Berkeley |

Tue, Jan 12 2016, 11:00AM | Intro Talk: TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Neil R Hoffman, University of Melbourne |

Tue, Jan 5 2016, 11:00AM | Introductory Talk: Structures on triangulations of 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Greg Kuperberg, UC Davis |

Tue, Dec 1 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - The classification of 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Adam Jacob, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 24 2015, 11:00AM | POSTPONED UNTIL NEXT QUARTER: Intro Talk - Prescribing the angle of Lagrangian graphs | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Kapovich, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 17 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - Discrete subgroups of PSL(2,C) | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jo Nelson, Columbia and IAS (Princeton) |

Tue, Nov 10 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - Invariants of contact structures and Reeb dynamics | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kenji Kozai, UC Berkeley |

Tue, Nov 3 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - Pseudo-Anosov maps and geometric structures | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Cornelia Van Cott, University of San Francisco |

Tue, Oct 27 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - Knots and minimal genus surfaces | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Tye Lidman, IAS (Princteon) |

Tue, Oct 20 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - Floer Homology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Anastasiia Tsvietkova, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 13 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eugene Gorsky, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 6 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - Heegaard-Floer Homology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Tian Yang, Stanford |

Tue, Sep 29 2015, 11:00AM | Intro Talk - TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nate Gallup, Dale Koenig, Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Fri, Sep 25 2015, 2:10PM | Informational Meeting | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Tue, Jun 2 2015, 1:10PM | Topology of high-distance knots | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Virgil Chan, UC Davis |

Tue, May 19 2015, 1:10PM | Introduction to Cohomology Operations. | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Virgil Chan, UC Davis |

Tue, May 12 2015, 1:00PM | Spectra and Cohomology Theories | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dale Koenig, UC Davis |

Tue, May 5 2015, 1:10PM | 3-manifolds have triangulations | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Federico Castillo, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 21 2015, 1:10PM | Derived categories for the working mathematician | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 14 2015, 1:10PM | The Goldman Lie Algebra | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 7 2015, 1:10PM | On the Goldman Lie Algebra | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Samperton, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 10 2015, 1:10PM | Computational complexity and 3-manifolds and zombies | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Colin Hagemeyer, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 3 2015, 1:10PM | Homology, Intersections, and Intersection Homology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carson Rogers, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 24 2015, 1:10PM | Haken manifolds and hierachies | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Federico Castillo, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 17 2015, 1:10PM | The Springer Correspondence | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Virgil Chan, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 3 2015, 1:09PM | Groups, Spaces, and Bundles | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Patrick Weed, UCD |

Tue, Jan 13 2015, 1:10PM | Classifying 2-dimensional orbifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nate Gallup, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 6 2015, 1:10PM | Introduction to Pseudogroups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nathaniel Gallup, UC Davis |

Tue, Dec 9 2014, 1:10PM | Dolbeault Cohomology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Axel Saenz-Rodriguez, UC Davis |

Tue, Dec 2 2014, 1:10PM | Frobenius Manifolds and quantum cohomology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carson Rogers, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 25 2014, 1:10PM | Exotic 4-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Lamb, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 18 2014, 1:10PM | Ricci Flow | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Christopher David Westenberger, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 4 2014, 1:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dale Koenig, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 28 2014, 1:10PM | Foliations and the Thurston norm | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Samperton, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 21 2014, 1:10PM | Loops and little cubes | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 14 2014, 1:10PM | Contact structures on 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Peter Scott, University of Michigan |

Tue, Jun 3 2014, 2:10PM | Geometrization of 3-Manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jerry Kaminker, UC Davis |

Tue, May 20 2014, 2:10PM | How operator algebras are used in topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Ciprian Manolescu, UCLA |

Tue, May 13 2014, 2:10PM | Gauge Theory and the Seiberg-Witten equations | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Lizhen Ji, University of Michigan |

Tue, May 6 2014, 2:10PM | Which group is the most beautiful? | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Virgil Chan, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 29 2014, 2:10PM | What is K-theory? | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carson Rogers, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 22 2014, 2:10PM | (Un)Linking Spheres in 4-space | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Vasilisa Shramchenko, Univ. de Sherbrooke |

Thu, Apr 3 2014, 2:10PM | Hurwitz spaces | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alex Takeda, UC Berkeley |

Tue, Mar 11 2014, 3:10PM | Knot contact homology and the augmentation polynomial | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kei Nakamura, UCDavis |

Tue, Feb 25 2014, 2:10PM | Geometry of classical Apollonian circle packings | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Axel Saenz, UCD Math |

Tue, Feb 18 2014, 2:10PM | On Morse Functions and Poincare Polynomials | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carson Rogers, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 4 2014, 2:10PM | Knottings of Surfaces in 4-space | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alexei Oblomkov, UMass Amherst |

Tue, Jan 28 2014, 2:10PM | Khovanov-Rozansky homology: computations and conjectures | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Samperton, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 21 2014, 2:10PM | What is a quantum invariant? | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Laura Schaposnik, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign |

Tue, Jan 14 2014, 2:10PM | An introduction to Higgs bundles | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carson Rogers, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 26 2013, 12:00AM | The Framing Function of a Knot | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Sean Cleary, CCNY, The Graduate Center of CUNY |

Tue, Nov 19 2013, 1:10PM | Random subgroups of Thompson's groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Sean Cleary, The City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center |

Tue, Oct 29 2013, 1:10PM | Dead ends of increasing severity | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Lukas Lewark, Durham University |

Tue, Oct 22 2013, 2:10PM | An introduction to Khovanov and Khovanov-Rozansky homology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Christine Lescop, Institut Fourier |

Tue, Oct 15 2013, 2:30PM | An introduction to invariants of links and 3-manifolds obtained by counting graph configurations | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 8 2013, 1:30PM | Flipping and Stabilizing Heegaard Splittings | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mossessian, Samperton, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 1 2013, 2:30PM | Organizational Meeting | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Tue, Jun 4 2013, 12:40PM | A proof of the Gordon Conjecture using thin position arguments | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Joel Hass, UC Davis |

Tue, May 28 2013, 12:40PM | Complexity of knotting and related problems in 3-dimensional topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kevin Schenthal, UC Davis |

Tue, May 21 2013, 12:40PM | Properties and Consequences of the Biot-Savart Law for Fluid Equations | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Babson, UC Davis |

Tue, May 14 2013, 12:40PM | Fundamental Groups of Random 2-Complexes | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Adam Sikora, SUNY Buffalo |

Tue, Apr 30 2013, 1:10PM | An Introduction to Character Varieties | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Kapovich, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 23 2013, 12:40PM | What are Hyperbolic Groups? | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Wed, Feb 13 2013, 4:10PM | Thin position for 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Kapovich, UC Davis |

Wed, Jan 23 2013, 12:40PM | What are Hyperbolic Groups? | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Wed, Dec 5 2012, 4:10PM | On Tunnel Number One Knots that are not (1,n) | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Semmel, University of Mainz, Germany |

Wed, Nov 28 2012, 4:10PM | Integrable Systems and abelian Varieties | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carson Rogers, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 14 2012, 4:10PM | Genericity and Transversality in Jet Bundles | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nate Hannon, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 7 2012, 4:10PM | The outerplanar crossing number of a graph | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Samperton, UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 24 2012, 4:10PM | The Thurston "Stretch 'Metric'" on Teichmüller Space | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Renzo Cavalieri, Colorado State |

Wed, Oct 17 2012, 4:10PM | Polynomiality and Wall Crossings in Hurwitz Theory. | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | George Mossessian, UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 10 2012, 4:10PM | Casson-Gordon and Reducing Heegaard Splittings | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andy Port, UC Davis |

Mon, Jun 4 2012, 4:10PM | Homological Mirror Symmetries of Elliptic Curves | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nathan Hannon, UC Davis |

Mon, May 21 2012, 4:10PM | An introduction to aperiodic tilings | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dmitry Fuchs, UC Davis |

Mon, Apr 30 2012, 4:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Qiang Wang, UCD CN |

Mon, Apr 23 2012, 4:10PM | Introduction to Shape Analysis | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | James Buban, UC Davis |

Mon, Apr 16 2012, 4:10PM | Toric Symplectic Manifolds and Delzant Polytopes | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Travis Scrimshaw, UC Davis |

Mon, Apr 9 2012, 4:10PM | The Happy Ending Problem | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chris Westenberger, UC Davis |

Mon, Mar 12 2012, 4:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jeremy Martin, University of Kansas |

Mon, Mar 5 2012, 4:10PM | Poincare meets Tutte | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Babson, UC Davis |

Mon, Feb 27 2012, 4:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Greg Shinault, UC Davis |

Mon, Feb 13 2012, 4:10PM | Geometrical RSK and Statistical Physics | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Bassem Saad, UC Davis |

Mon, Jan 30 2012, 4:10PM | Companionship Graphs and the JSJ-Decomposition of Knot Exteriors | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jesus De Loera, UC Davis |

Mon, Nov 28 2011, 4:10PM | Five unsolved problems in polyhedral geometry | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Nate Hannon, UC Davis |

Mon, Nov 14 2011, 4:10PM | An introduction to K-theory | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brandon Dutra, UC Davis |

Mon, Nov 7 2011, 4:10PM | Software for Exact Integration of Polynomials over Polyhedra | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mark Junod, UC Davis |

Mon, Oct 31 2011, 4:10PM | ||

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jessica Banks, University of Oxford |

Mon, Oct 24 2011, 4:10PM | Introduction to the Kakimizu complex for links | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Kapovich, UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 19 2011, 4:10PM | Euclidean polyhedral complexes and their applications | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Steve Klee, UC Davis |

Mon, Oct 10 2011, 4:10PM | Topological properties of graph homomorphisms | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andy Port, Uc Davis |

Tue, May 31 2011, 12:10PM | The Correspondence between Riemann Surfaces, Ribbon Graphs and Algebraic Curves over the Field of Algebraic Numbers | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Gabriel Amos, UC Davis |

Tue, May 24 2011, 12:10PM | Isoperimetric inequalities for groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andy Port, UC davis |

Tue, May 17 2011, 12:10PM | The "Connection" between Math and Physics | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Abby Thompson, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 26 2011, 12:10PM | Fibered knots and surgery | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eric Babson, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 19 2011, 12:10PM | Small cancellation theory for random simplicial complexes | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Frank Liou, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 12 2011, 12:10PM | From Gauss-Bonnet Theorem to Index Theorem | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Kapovich, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 5 2011, 12:10PM | How to draw an algebraic set | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dustin Mayeda, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 15 2011, 12:10PM | On Cusp Finiteness for higher dimensional Kleinian groups with critical exponent less than one | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Paul Prue, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 8 2011, 12:10PM | Introduction to Discrete Morse Theory | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mark Junod, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 1 2011, 12:10PM | Heegaard Splittings of Compact 3-Manifolds | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 22 2011, 12:10PM | Cerf Theory | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Misha Kapovich, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 15 2011, 12:10PM | What is quasi-isometric rigidity | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alexander Coward, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 8 2011, 12:10PM | The topology of alternating knots | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brian Osserman, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 1 2011, 12:10PM | Variations on Grassmannians | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Misha Kapovich, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 25 2011, 12:10PM | What is quasi-isometric rigidity | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Bassem Saad, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 18 2011, 12:10PM | Finding a family of knots in the 3-sphere whose Kakimizu complex has arbitrarily high dimension. | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Travis Scrimshaw, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 30 2010, 12:10PM | Comparing graph braid groups and right-angled Artin groups with the classical braid groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Motohico Mulase |

Tue, Nov 23 2010, 12:10PM | A new application of the Laplace transform in algebraic geometry and combinatorial topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Peter Scott, University of Michigan |

Tue, Nov 16 2010, 12:10PM | The 8 geometries of 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Louise Arima |

Tue, Nov 9 2010, 12:10PM | From Space Curves to Spherical Curves (and back again) | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Gabriel Amos, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 2 2010, 12:10PM | Geometry and Topology in Group Theory | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jerry Kaminker, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 26 2010, 12:10PM | Representation Theory vs. Coarse Geometry for Discrete Groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 12 2010, 12:10PM | Morse theory, Cerf theory, and handle decompositions | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alexander Coward, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 5 2010, 12:10PM | Introductory Survey in 3-manifolds/topology/hyperbolic geometry | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Amitabh Basu, UC Davis |

Tue, Sep 28 2010, 12:10PM | Maximal Lattice-free convex sets | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Bassam Saad, UCD |

Thu, Jul 1 2010, 12:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andy Port, UC Davis |

Tue, May 25 2010, 12:10PM | What symplectic geometry has to do with physics. | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andy Port, UC Davis |

Tue, May 25 2010, 12:10PM | What symplectic geometry has to do with physics. | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dustin Mayeda, UC Davis |

Tue, May 18 2010, 12:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matt Rathbun, UC Davis |

Tue, May 11 2010, 12:10PM | Tunnel One, Fibered Links | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Binglin Li, UC Davis |

Tue, May 4 2010, 12:10PM | The Easiest Group and Topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Gabe Amos, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 27 2010, 12:10PM | Complexes of Groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brandon Barrette, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 20 2010, 12:10PM | Geometry of Alternating Links | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jerry Kaminker, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 13 2010, 12:10PM | An elementary introduction to Noncommutative Geometry II | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jerry Kaminker, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 6 2010, 12:10PM | An elementary introduction to Noncommutative Geometry I | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 30 2010, 12:10PM | Categorification in Topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Bassam Saad, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 9 2010, 12:10PM | Kakimizu complex and an application | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dustin Mayeda, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 2 2010, 12:10PM | Large scale geometry and rigidity | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mohamed Omar, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 23 2010, 12:10PM | The Geometry of Semialgebraic Sets | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | James Forehand, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 16 2010, 12:10PM | Introduction to Ping Pong Lemma | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 2 2010, 12:10PM | An application of representation theory to topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Petra Schwer, Universitaet Muenster |

Tue, Jan 26 2010, 12:10PM | What is a Building? | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 19 2010, 12:10PM | Geometric Knot Theory - Smooth Curves Living in 2- and 3-dimensions | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UC Davis |

Mon, Jan 18 2010, 12:10PM | Geometric Knot Theory - Smooth Curves Living in 2- and 3-dimensions. | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Gabriel Amos, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 12 2010, 12:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alexander Coward, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 5 2010, 12:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brian Osserman, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 5 2010, 12:10PM | The geometry of spaces of branched covers | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Bassem Sadd, UC Davis |

Tue, Dec 1 2009, 12:10PM | Intro to Width Complexes | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Senior Geometry/Topology Students, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 24 2009, 12:10PM | Current Graduate Research Problems in Geometry and Topology at Davis | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brandon Barette, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 17 2009, 12:10PM | The Jones Polynomial of an Alternating Link | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matt Stamps, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 10 2009, 12:10PM | Automated Shape Recognition via Discrete Analytic Function Theory | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jennifer Hom, University of Pennsylvania |

Tue, Nov 3 2009, 12:10PM | Knot Floer Homology and the 4-ball Genus | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Josh Howie, University of Melbourne |

Tue, Oct 27 2009, 12:10PM | Normal Surfaces and Algorithmic Topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne |

Tue, Oct 20 2009, 12:10PM | Geometric and Combinatorial Optimisation in access design of underground mines | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matt Rathbun, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 13 2009, 12:10PM | Distance in Heegaard Splittings | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 6 2009, 12:10PM | Morse theory, handle decompositions, and homology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andy Port, UC Davis |

Tue, Sep 29 2009, 12:10PM | From ribbon graphs to Riemann surfaces (and back again) | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andy Port, UC Davis |

Tue, May 26 2009, 1:10PM | Symplectic Reduction | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dustin Mayeda, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 10 2009, 1:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alex Papazoglou, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 3 2009, 1:10PM | Chern Classes | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Adam Sorkin, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 24 2009, 1:10PM | The Generalized Andrews-Curtis Conjecture | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Bassam Saad, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 17 2009, 1:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matthew Rathbun, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 10 2009, 1:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Marion Moore, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 3 2009, 1:10PM | A sideshow of Heegaard splittings | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 27 2009, 1:10PM | Surgery and Dynamical Systems | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mohamed Omar, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 20 2009, 1:10PM | Introduction to Algebraic Varieties I - The Zariski Topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 13 2009, 1:10PM | Triangulations of manifolds | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | James Forehand, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 25 2008, 1:10PM | Title: Boundaries of $\delta$-Hyperbolic Spaces | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Lucas Sabalka, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 4 2008, 1:10PM | Stallings foldings | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matthias Koeppe, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 28 2008, 1:10PM | Irrational decompositions of polyhedra and the computation of Ehrhart polynomials | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 21 2008, 1:10PM | Reidemeister torsion and 3-manifold topology | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Mon, Oct 20 2008, 1:10PM | Reidemeister torsion and 3-manifold topology | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alexander Coward, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 14 2008, 1:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carlos Barrera-Rodriguez, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 7 2008, 1:10PM | Hyperbolicity of the Curve Complex: an combinatorial translation of Minsky and Masur's result | |

MSB 1147 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UC Davis |

Tue, Sep 30 2008, 1:10PM | Space curves and tangent planes | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Williams, UC Davis |

Tue, Jun 3 2008, 1:10PM | Dehn Surgery on Links and 4-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carlos Barrera-Rodriguez, UC Davis |

Tue, May 27 2008, 1:10PM | Complex of curves and 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Joshua Gooding, UC Davis |

Tue, May 20 2008, 1:10PM | Pointless Spaces | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Patrick Dragon, UC Davis |

Tue, May 13 2008, 1:10PM | General Relativity - An Application of Differentiable Manifolds in Physics | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Gabriel Amos, UC Davis |

Tue, May 6 2008, 1:10PM | A combination theorem | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Fabiola Manjarrez-Gutierrez, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 29 2008, 1:10PM | Branched coverings and links | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Pierre Dueck, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 22 2008, 1:10PM | Noncrossing partitions and the braid groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 15 2008, 1:10PM | On plane curves and knots and such | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kei Nakamura, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 8 2008, 1:10PM | Free subgroups and the girth of Cayley graphs | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Sonny Mohammadzadeh, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 1 2008, 1:10PM | An Introduction to Spectral Sequences | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Marion Moore, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 11 2008, 1:10PM | The Lopez Conjecture Part A: knots without low genus surfaces | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alice Stevens, UC Davis |

Tue, Mar 4 2008, 1:10PM | Knots in Heegaard surfaces of S^3 | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dan Rutherford, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 26 2008, 1:10PM | Open Book Decompositions and Contact Structures on 3 manifolds | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andrew Hodge, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 19 2008, 1:10PM | Hitchin Systems, Spectral Curves and KP equations | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chris Atkinson, UC Berkeley |

Tue, Feb 12 2008, 1:10PM | Volume estimates for ideal hyperbolic polyhedra | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matt Rathbun, UC Davis |

Tue, Feb 5 2008, 1:10PM | The Disjoint Curve Property | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Fabiola Manjarrez-Gutierrez, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 29 2008, 1:10PM | Morse functions, Heegaard splittings and circle-valued Morse functions | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mike Williams, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 22 2008, 1:10PM | Tunnel number one cable knots in lens spaces | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Jan 15 2008, 1:10PM | An introduction to cobordism | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jaejeong Lee, UC Davis |

Tue, Dec 4 2007, 1:10PM | Duality between convex cones | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Shinpei Baba, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 27 2007, 1:10PM | Complex projective structures with Fuchsian holonomy | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Shinpei Baba, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 27 2007, 12:00AM | Complex projective structures with Fuchsian Holonomy | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Gabriel Amos, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 20 2007, 1:10PM | Geometry and Artin Groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Marion Moore, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 13 2007, 1:10PM | Bing's Thm- The first step in a connection between knots and Heegaard Genus | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Fabiola Manjarrez-Gutierrez, UC Davis |

Tue, Nov 6 2007, 1:10PM | Band connected sum of knots and genus | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Johanna Mangahas, University of Michigan |

Tue, Oct 30 2007, 1:10PM | Pseudo-Anosov mapping classes, hands-on | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Williams, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 23 2007, 1:10PM | The Alexander polynomial of a knot and some associated invariants | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Aaron Magid, University of Michigan |

Tue, Oct 16 2007, 1:10PM | The Deformation Space of a Hyperbolic 3-Manifold | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 9 2007, 1:10PM | 3-manifolds, knots, and Kirby calculus | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Yvonne Lai, UC Davis |

Tue, Oct 2 2007, 1:10PM | Coxeter groups, simplicial trees, and actions on hyperbolic space | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Marion Moore, UCD |

Thu, May 31 2007, 11:00AM | Dehn surgery on knots | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Ekaterina Fuchs, UCD |

Thu, May 24 2007, 11:00AM | Invariants of Curves in RP2 and R2 | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alice Stevens, UCD |

Thu, May 17 2007, 11:00AM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Gabriel Amos, UC Davis |

Thu, May 10 2007, 11:00AM | Generalized Braids: Artin and Coxeter Groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matt Rathbun, UCD |

Thu, May 3 2007, 11:00AM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Williams, UCD |

Thu, Apr 26 2007, 11:00AM | Lens space surgeries and primitive/Seifert constructions | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chan-Ho Suh, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 19 2007, 11:00AM | Algorithms in 3-manifold topology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 12 2007, 11:00AM | An introduction to knot invariants of finite type | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Fabiola Manjarrez-Gutierrez, UCD |

Thu, Apr 5 2007, 11:00AM | Sutured manifolds and fibered links | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UCD |

Thu, Mar 8 2007, 1:10PM | Juggling and Braids | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Marion Moore, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 1 2007, 1:10PM | 3-Manifolds with arbitrarily high genus irreducible Heegaard splittings | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Scott Morrison, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Feb 22 2007, 1:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Yvonne Lai, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 15 2007, 1:10PM | Geometric Realization of Coxeter Groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Ekaterina Fuchs, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 8 2007, 1:10PM | The Relation Between the Numbers of Singular Points and Singular Lines of a Plane Closed Curve | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Ari Nieh, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Feb 1 2007, 1:10PM | An Introduction to Khovanov Homology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Bill Breslin, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 25 2007, 1:10PM | Curvature bounds for surfaces in hyperbolic 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Carlos Barrera-Rodriguez, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 18 2007, 1:10PM | On The Disjoint Curve Property | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Daniel Ramras, Stanford University |

Thu, Jan 11 2007, 1:10PM | Yang-Mills Theory over Riemann Surfaces and the Atiyah-Segal Theorem | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UCD |

Mon, Jan 8 2007, 1:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Shinpei Baba, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 4 2007, 1:10PM | Complex projective structures and a composition of loops on a surface. | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Gabriel Amos, UC Davis |

Thu, Dec 7 2006, 11:00AM | Diophantine Approximation, Hyperbolic Geometry, and Hecke Groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andrew Hodge, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 30 2006, 11:00AM | The Riemann-Roch Theorem | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kei Nakamura, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 16 2006, 11:00AM | Bing's Theorem | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dan Rutherford, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 9 2006, 11:00AM | Bounds on the total curvature of knots | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Katia Fuchs, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 2 2006, 11:00AM | Closed geodesics on convex polyhedra | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Ezra Gouvea, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 26 2006, 11:00AM | The Ideal Boundary of a Symmetric Space | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mike Williams, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 19 2006, 11:00AM | Heegaard Floer homology | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matt Rathbun, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 12 2006, 11:00AM | On the Edge | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Marion Moore, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 5 2006, 11:00AM | Reducibility of Heegaard splittings | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jason Hole, UC Davis |

Thu, Sep 28 2006, 3:10PM | The Fell hypertopology: A topological space which is always compact. | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Fabiola Manjarrez-Gutierrez, UCD |

Mon, Sep 18 2006, 1:10PM | Thin position for 3-manifolds | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Michael Williams, UCD |

Mon, Sep 11 2006, 1:10PM | Dehn surgery on torus knots | |

MSB 3106 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chan-Ho Suh, UC Davis |

Tue, Sep 5 2006, 1:10PM | Menasco's crossing bubble technique | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | |

Thu, Jun 1 2006, 1:10PM | Puzzles and riddles | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matt Rathbun, UC Davis |

Thu, May 25 2006, 1:10PM | Circle Packing and Discrete Analytic Functions | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chan-Ho Suh, UC Davis |

Thu, May 18 2006, 1:10PM | Knot invariants and Vassiliev's spectral sequence | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Terk Patel, UC Davis |

Thu, May 11 2006, 1:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UC Davis |

Thu, May 4 2006, 1:10PM | Computing the Arnold Invariants of Plane Curves | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brad Safnuk, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 27 2006, 1:10PM | Equivariant cohomology and localization | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Eddie Kim, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 20 2006, 1:10PM | Fixed point theorems | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Yvonne Lai, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 13 2006, 1:10PM | Hyperbolic surfaces with prescribed infinite symmetry groups | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mike Williams, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 6 2006, 1:10PM | Berge knots | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Shinpei Baba, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 30 2006, 1:10PM | Combinatorial Aspects of Complex Projective Structures | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Bill Breslin, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 9 2006, 1:10PM | Surfaces of small principle curvatures in hyperbolic 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Moon Duchin, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 2 2006, 1:10PM | Topics from boundary theory | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Ezra Gouvea, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 23 2006, 1:10PM | Generalized Triangle Inequalities and the Gauss Map | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Fabiola Manjarrez-Gutierrez, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 16 2006, 1:10PM | Murasugi sum | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Robin Wilson, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 9 2006, 1:10PM | Knots, surfaces, and 3-manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Parathundyil Thomas, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 2 2006, 1:10PM | Geodesic and Horocycle Flow on Hyperbolic Surfaces | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brad Safnuk, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 26 2006, 1:10PM | Witten's approach to Morse theory | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Pierre Dueck, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 19 2006, 1:10PM | The Gelfand-Naimark Theorem | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dan Rutherford, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 12 2006, 1:10PM | Invariants of Legendrian Knots | |

MSB 2112 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mike Williams, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 5 2006, 1:10PM | Fibered Knots | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Terk Patel, UC Davis |

Thu, Dec 8 2005, 12:40PM | TBA | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Aaron Rosenberg, UC Davis |

Thu, Dec 1 2005, 12:40PM | Khovanov Homology: the Mixed Metaphor Theory of Knot Invariants. | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Shinpei Baba, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 17 2005, 12:40PM | Complex Projective Structures | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Yvonne Lai, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 10 2005, 12:40PM | Free groups and actions on trees | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brad Safnuk, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 3 2005, 12:40PM | Combinatorics of the moduli space of surfaces | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kei Nakamura, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 27 2005, 12:40PM | TBA | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alice Stevens, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 20 2005, 12:40PM | Thin position for a connected sum of small knots | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jesse Johnson, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 13 2005, 12:40PM | The mapping class group of a Heegaard Splitting | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mike Williams, Davis |

Thu, Oct 6 2005, 12:40PM | Branch Coverings, Tangles, and Dehn Surgery | |

Kerr 693 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chan-Ho Suh, UC Davis |

Thu, Sep 29 2005, 12:40PM | Alternating knots are knotted | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emi Arima, UC Davis |

Wed, Sep 21 2005, 1:10PM | The Arnold Invariants of Plane Curves | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Thu, Sep 15 2005, 1:10PM | Normal surfaces and Haken's algorithm for recognizing the unknot | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Aaron Rosenberg, UCD |

Wed, Sep 7 2005, 1:10PM | Khovanov Homology: the Mixed Metaphor Theory of Knot Invariants | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Katia Fuchs, UC Davis |

Thu, Sep 1 2005, 1:10PM | Thurston-Bennequin number of a Legendrian knot | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Matt Rathbun, UC Davis |

Thu, Aug 25 2005, 1:10PM | On Plateau's Problem | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brad Safnuk, UC Davis |

Thu, Aug 18 2005, 12:00AM | An introduction to moduli space | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Rohit Thomas, UC Davis |

Wed, Aug 17 2005, 12:00AM | TBA | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Terk Patel, UC Davis |

Thu, Jun 9 2005, 1:10PM | TBA | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Fabiola Manjarrez-Gutierrez, UC Davis |

Thu, Jun 2 2005, 1:10PM | How to find a essential meridional planar surface in a knot complement | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chris Jerdonek, UC Davis |

Tue, May 31 2005, 1:10PM | TBA | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mike Williams, UC Davis |

Fri, May 20 2005, 4:10PM | Horizontal Surfaces in Seifert Manifolds | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Liz Klodginski, UC Davis |

Thu, May 19 2005, 2:10PM | TBA | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Loretta Bartolini, University of Melbourne |

Thu, May 12 2005, 1:10PM | One-sided Heegaard splittings | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Young-Eun Choi |

Thu, May 5 2005, 1:10PM | Lines of minima and Teichmuller geodesics | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chan-Ho Suh, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 28 2005, 1:10PM | Non-Haken 3-manifolds and small alternating links (part 2) | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chan-Ho Suh, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 21 2005, 1:10PM | Non-Haken 3-manifolds and small alternating links (part 1) | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jesse Johnson, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 14 2005, 1:10PM | Local Properties of Heegaard Splittings | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brad Safnuk, UC Davis |

Thu, Apr 7 2005, 1:10PM | Deformation Theory and Topology | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Terk Patel, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 10 2005, 1:10PM | TBA | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Robin Wilson, UC Davis |

Thu, Mar 3 2005, 1:10PM | TBA | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Dan Rutherford, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 24 2005, 1:10PM | Elementary Morse Theory: A Powerful Application of Calculus to the Topology of Manifolds | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kei Nakamura, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 17 2005, 1:10PM | Finitely generated 3-manifold groups are finitely presented | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | |

Thu, Feb 10 2005, 1:10PM | Not Knot | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jesse Johnson, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 3 2005, 1:10PM | Heegaard Splittings of Lens Spaces | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Mike Williams, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 27 2005, 1:10PM | Dehn Surgery | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Chan-Ho Suh, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 20 2005, 1:10PM | How SnapPea ideal-triangulates link complements -- and Why | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Andrew Hodge, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 13 2005, 1:10PM | Sheaves and Sheaf Cohomology | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Emil Sargsyan, UC Davis |

Thu, Dec 16 2004, 12:10PM | An Elementary proof of the Jordan Separation Theorem | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Yvonne Lai, UC Davis |

Thu, Dec 9 2004, 1:10PM | The Thurston Norm | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Fabiola Manjarrez-Gutierrez, UC Davis |

Thu, Dec 2 2004, 1:10PM | Thin position and bridge number for knots | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Brad Safnuk, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 18 2004, 1:10PM | What is a Frobenius manifold, and why would a topologist care? | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Alice Stevens, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 4 2004, 1:10PM | Alternating Knots, Crossing Numbers, and Polynomials | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Robin Wilson, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 28 2004, 1:10PM | TBA | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Kei Nakamura, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 21 2004, 1:10PM | TBA | |

Kerr 593 | Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | Jesse Johnson, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 14 2004, 1:10PM | Bridge Number and the Curve Complex for Tunnel-Number-One Knots |