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Thursday, April 30, 2015: Colloquium TBA Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University 4:35-5:20 PM, TBA |

Thursday, October 08, 2015: Colloquium TBA Gil Kalai, Yale University & Hebrew University of Jerusalem 4:35-5:20 PM, TBA |

Thursday, December 11, 2014: Colloquium Randomness and genericity in (some of) mathematics Igor Rivin, Temple University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Thursday, December 04, 2014: Colloquium Controlling light with freeform optics Vladimir Oliker, Emory University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Thursday, November 20, 2014: Colloquium Enumeration of graphs, Random matrices and applications in Computational Biology Nikita Alexeev, George Washington University, Computational Biology Institute, Washington DC 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Thursday, November 13, 2014: Colloquium Random methods in geometry Alex Lubotzky, Hebrew University, visiting NYU 5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 602 |

Thursday, November 13, 2014: Colloquium Infinite Groups --- from the very beginning (1900 + ε ) to our time Efim Zelmanov, University of California - SD 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 602 |

Thursday, October 23, 2014: Colloquium The Set-Indexed Levy Process: Stationarity and Local regularity Ely Merzbach , Bar-Ilan University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Thursday, October 02, 2014: Colloquium Valuations and the Special Linear Group Christoph Haberl, Vienna University of Science and Technology 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Friday, August 22, 2014: Colloquium Log-Concavity Properties of Minkowski Valuations Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology 3:35 - 4:20., Rogers Hall 317 |

Monday, June 09, 2014: Colloquium Some remarks on the logarithmic Brunn-Minkowski inequality Alina Stancu, Concordia University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 317 |

Thursday, April 24, 2014: Colloquium Hydrostatic properties of convex bodies Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona 5:35-6:20PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 24, 2014: Colloquium Valuations on lattice polytopes Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Science and Technology 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 17, 2014: Colloquium The half space property for minimal hypersurfaces in MxR Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 10, 2014: Colloquium Uniqueness questions in Convex Geometry Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 03, 2014: Remarks on the conjectured Log-Brunn-Minkowski inequality Christos Saroglou, Texas A&M University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 20, 2014: No Coloquium, Spring Break |

Thursday, March 13, 2014: Colloquium Vertical versus horizontal Poincare inequalities Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 06, 2014: Colloquium Beltrami Fields, Electromagnetics, and Plasma Equilibria: An integral equation approach Mike O'Neil, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 20, 2014: Colloquium A Characterization of Blaschke Addition Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology 4:35-5:20pm, Roges Hall 302 |

Thursday, January 30, 2014: BAM NYU POLY MERGER, Celebrations |

Thursday, December 05, 2013: Colloquium Computational Art History: Three Emerging Projects C.Richard Johnson,Jr., Cornell University 4:35-5:20pm, JAB 474 |

Monday, December 02, 2013: Colloquium Estimates of normal curvatures of space-like hypersurfaces in de Sitter space and convexity Vladimir Oliker, Emory University 4:35-5:20pm, Rogers Hall 425 |

Thursday, November 21, 2013: Matching on-the-fly: Sequential Allocation with Higher Power and Efficiency Adam Kapelner, UPenn 4:35-5:20 PM, Roges Hall 304 |

Thursday, November 14, 2013: Colloquium A Finite Field Model for Computed Tomography Eric Grinberg, UMass-Boston 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Thursday, November 07, 2013: Colloquium Gradient estimaes for solutions of the Lame system with infinity coeffcients YanYan Li, Rutgers University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Thursday, October 31, 2013: Colloquium Random Cayley Graphs Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University and IAS, Princeton 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Thursday, October 24, 2013: Colloquium Stability and slicing inequalities for measures of convex bodies Aleksandr Koldobskiy, University of Missouri-Columbia 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Monday, October 21, 2013: Colloquium The Theory of Valuations and What It Can Do for You! Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 425 |

Thursday, October 17, 2013: Colloquium Fractional covering numbers of convex bodies Boaz Slomka, Tel Aviv University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Thursday, September 12, 2013: Colloquium Cone-volume measures of polytopes Martin Henk, University Magdeburg 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 304 |

Tuesday, August 06, 2013: Colloquium Tomography by flat tori in symmetric spaces of compact type Eric Grinberg, UMass-Boston 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 317 |

Thursday, April 18, 2013: Shadow Boundaries of Convex Bodies Louise Jottrand, University College, London 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 11, 2013: Colloquium Classical surface theory revisited Brendan Guilfoyle, Institute of Technology, Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 04, 2013: Colloquium Some uses of uniform convexity Eric Carlen, Rutgers University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 28, 2013: Colloquium Fractional perimeters Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Technology 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 21, 2013: Colloquium A duality for isoperimetric problems Andreas Bernig, Goethe University Frankfurt 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 14, 2013: Colloquium Grothendieck's inequality and the propeller conjecture Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 07, 2013: Colloquium A mozaic of Mathematical Problems Dmitri Burago, Penn State University 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 28, 2013: Colloquium Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions in Periodic Homogenization Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 21, 2013: Colloquium Affine vs. Euclidean Isoperimetric Inequalities Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology 5:35-6:20PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 21, 2013: Colloquium On a thousand year old puzzle about triangles Shou-Wu Zhang, Princeton University & Columbia University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, December 06, 2012: Colloquium Computer Vision, Convolutions, Complexity and Algebraic Geometry Gregory Chudnovsky & David Chudnovsky, NYU-POLY 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, November 29, 2012: Colloquium Synchronization in brain activity Mina Teicher , Bar-Ilan University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, November 15, 2012: Colloquium Some analytic aspects of conformally invariant fully nonlinear equations YanYan Li, Rutgers University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, October 25, 2012: Colloquium Fine asymptotic geometry of groups Moon Duchin, Tufts University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, October 18, 2012: Colloquium Shadow systems of asymmetric Lp zonotopes Manuel Weberndorfer, Vienna University of Technology 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, October 11, 2012: Colloquium Analysis of Boolean functions, influence and noise. Gil Kalai, Yale University & Hebrew University of Jerusalem 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, September 20, 2012: Colloquium Towards a Hadwiger Type Theorem for Minkowski Valuations Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, August 09, 2012: Colloquium Volume bounds for shadow covering Dan Klain, UMass-Lowell 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 26, 2012: Colloquium Elliptic problems systems in the study of non-topological abelian and non-abelian vortices in Chern Simons theory Gabriella Tarantello, Universita di Roma Tor Vergata 5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 26, 2012: Colloquium Convergence (in shape) of iterated Steiner symmetrizations Aljosa Volcic, Università Calabria 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 19, 2012: Colloquium Locally convex hypersurfaces of constant curvature with boundary Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 12, 2012: Colloquium The Evolution of MATLAB Cleve Moler, MathWorks 4:35-5:20 PM, Bern Dibner Building LC 400 |

Thursday, April 05, 2012: Colloquium Radon transform on valuations Semyon Alesker, Tel-Aviv University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 29, 2012: Colloquium The unit sphere in flat spacetime, anti-deSitter-spacetime models of particle collisions, and Alexandrov curvature. Stephanie Alexander, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 15, 2012: No Coloquium, Spring Break |

Thursday, March 08, 2012: Colloquium The Stability of Matter, and Quantum Electrodynamics Elliott Lieb, Princeton University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 01, 2012: Colloquium Ultrametric skeletons Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 16, 2012: Colloquium On some new,and not so new,affine invariants for convex bodies Alina Stancu, Concordia University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 09, 2012: Colloquium The polynomial method in combinatorics Larry Guth, Courant Institute in New York University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 02, 2012: Colloquium Reverse Affine Isoperimetric Inequalities Manuel Weberndorfer, Vienna University of Technology 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, December 12, 2011: Colloquium Strong and weak epsilon nets and their applications Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University and IAS, Princeton 4:35-5:20 PM, RH 214 |

Thursday, December 08, 2011: Colloquium An algorithmic look at some seventeenth century number theory Kenneth A. Ribet, University of California Berkeley 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, November 28, 2011: Colloquium Geometric convexity and design of freeform lenses and mirrors Vladimir Oliker, Emory University 4:35-5:20 PM, RH 214 |

Thursday, November 17, 2011: Colloquium What is quantum probability? Greg Kuperberg, University of California - Davis 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, November 14, 2011: Colloquium Gradient Systems of Phase Transitions Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:35-5:20 PM, RH 214 |

Thursday, November 03, 2011: Colloquium The Reasons behind some classical constructions in Analysis Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University 4:35-5:20 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, October 17, 2011: Colloquium On the local solvability of the nirenberg problem On S^2 Zheng Chao Han, Rutgers University 4:30-5:15 PM, RH214 |

Monday, October 03, 2011: Colloquium Some generalized maximum principles and its applications to S.S.
Chern's conjectures Young Jin Suh, Kyungpook National University 4:30-5:15 PM, RH214 |

Monday, May 02, 2011: Colloquium Constant width and diametrically complete sets Rolf Schneider, University of Freiburg 5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, May 02, 2011: Colloquium An Almost obvious covering theorem waiting for a proof Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, April 25, 2011: Colloquium Theory of Valuations and Integral Geometry Semyon Alesker, Tel-Aviv University 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, April 18, 2011: Colloquium Class Reduction and the Symmetry of Bivaluations Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology 5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, April 18, 2011: Colloquium The method of moving planes in analysis and geometry Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, April 11, 2011: Colloquium "Bounded" and "Unbounded" Groups Dmitry Burago, Penn State University 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, March 28, 2011: Colloquium Dynamics of the paths of the graphs Anatoly M. Vershik, St. Petersburg Branch, Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, March 21, 2011: Colloquium The occasional omnipresence of hyperbolic geometry Igor Rivin, Temple University 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, March 14, 2011: No Coloquium, Spring Break 6:00pm, Hemmerdinger Hall,Silver Center for Arts and Science,100 Washington Square |

Monday, March 07, 2011: Colloquium Asymptotic behavior of solutions to the sigma_k-Yamabe
equation near isolated singularities
YanYan Li, Rutgers University 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, February 28, 2011: Colloquium Sharp constants for the Hardy-Littlewood-Sobolev inequality on R^n
and the Folland-Stein and Jerison-Lee inequalities on the Heisenberg group Elliott Lieb, Princeton University 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, February 14, 2011: Colloquium The space of area functions on Minkowski spaces A. C. Thompson, Dalhousie University 5:30-6:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, February 14, 2011: Colloquium Valuations on Sobolev Spaces Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Technology 4:30-5:15 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, November 22, 2010: Colloquium A fourth order invariant in CR geometry Paul Yang, Princeton University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH317 |

Monday, October 18, 2010: Colloquium On the Symmetric Mixed Isoperimetric Inequality of Domains in the Plane Jiazu Zhou, Southwest University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, October 04, 2010: Colloquium Towards a Calculus for nonlinear spectral gaps. Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 5:05-5:50 PM, RH505 |

Monday, September 27, 2010: Colloquium Combinatorial and topological aspects of problems in Convexity Gil Kalai, Yale University & Hebrew University of Jerusalem 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, July 08, 2010: Colloquium Positive definite functions, stable random
vectors and embedding of normed spaces in L_p Aleksandr Koldobskiy, University of Missouri 4:05-4:50, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, May 10, 2010: Colloquium Radon Transforms of Functions of Matrix Argument and Composite Cosine Transforms Elena Ournycheva, University of Pittsburgh 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Friday, May 07, 2010: Colloquium Boundary rigidity, volume minimality, and minimal surfaces in
L_{\infty}: a survey Dmitry Burago, Penn State University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, May 03, 2010: Colloquium Invariant measures on the universal graphs and continuous graphs Anatoly M. Vershik, St. Petersburg Branch, Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences 5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, May 03, 2010: Colloquium Cauchy's Surface Area Formula. Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Friday, April 30, 2010: Lecture (rescheduled) From Riemannian Geometry to Modern Computer Graphics Shing-Tung Yau, Harvard University 4:00-5:00 PM, JAB 474 |

Monday, April 19, 2010: Colloquium Hypersurfaces of constant curvature in Hyperbolic space Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, April 12, 2010: PhD Thesis Presentation Valuations on L ^{p}-Spaces Andy Tsang, NYU Poly 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, April 05, 2010: Colloquium Centrally-symmetric polytopes with few faces Gunter M. Ziegler, Technische Universität Berlin 5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, April 05, 2010: Colloquium Manifolds with k-positive Ricci curvature Jon Wolfson, Michigan State University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Friday, April 02, 2010: Colloquium Affine Analytic Inequalities Franz Schuster, Technische Universität Wien 4:05-4:50 PM, RH304 |

Monday, March 22, 2010: Colloquium On the von Neumann-Goldstine problem Van Vu, Rutgers University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, March 15, 2010: Spring Break Spring Break from 03/15 to 03/19 |

Monday, March 08, 2010: Colloquium Convex sets of constant width, or why geometry can be of vital importance Bernd Kawohl, Universität Köln 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, February 22, 2010: Colloquium Domain Walls and Junction Sets Fanghua Lin, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, February 08, 2010: Colloquium Counting parking functions and connected graphs Joseph Kung, University of North Texas 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Monday, December 14, 2009: Colloquium The dimension of almost spherical sections of symmetric convex bodies Gideon Schechtman, Weizmann Institute of Science 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, December 07, 2009: Colloquium Double Permutation Sequences and Arrangements of Planar Families of Convex Sets Ricky Pollack, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences/NYU 5:05-5:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, December 07, 2009: Colloquium Counting flags in polytopes, posets and Coxeter groups Louis Billera, Cornell University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, November 16, 2009: Colloquium Special classes of convex sets Valeriu Soltan, George Mason University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, November 09, 2009: Colloquium From persistent random walk to the telegraph noise Pierre Vallois, Universite de Nancy I 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, November 02, 2009: Colloquium The Skeletal Approach to Polyhedra and Symmetry Egon Schulte, Northeastern University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, October 26, 2009: Colloquium Avian Influenza: Modeling, Analysis, and Data Fitting Maia Martcheva, University of Florida 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, October 19, 2009: Colloquium Some remarks on singular solutions of nonlinear elliptic equations YanYan Li, Rutgers University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, October 12, 2009: Colloquium A survey of the geometry of numbers Peter M. Gruber, Technische Universität Wien 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, October 05, 2009: Colloquium Fourier transform of the projection operator Franz Schuster, Technische Universität Wien 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Monday, September 28, 2009: Colloquium L _{1} embeddings of the Heisenberg group and the Sparsest Cut problem. Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH202 |

Thursday, May 07, 2009: Colloquium Measuring Convex Bodies with a Carpenter Square. Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, May 07, 2009: Colloquium Containment and inscribed simplices. Dan Klain, UMass-Lowell 5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 23, 2009: Colloquium On the Hamilton-Perelman proof of the Poincare conjecture. Christina Sormani, Lehman College and CUNY Graduate Center 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 16, 2009: Colloquium Level set mean curvature flow. Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 16, 2009: Colloquium The $p$-Faber-Krahn inequality. Jie Xiao, Memorial University 5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 09, 2009: Colloquium Thompson's conjecture and related topics. Guiyun Chen, Southwest University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 26, 2009: Colloquium Sharp curvature estimates for the level sets of Green's function on a 3-dimensional convex domain. Xinan Ma, Institute for Advanced Study 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 12, 2009: Colloquium Super-Gaussian directions on convex bodies. Grigoris Paouris, Texas A&M University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 12, 2009: Colloquium How does a typical convex lattice polygon look like? Fedor Petrov, Steklov Mathematical Institute 5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 05, 2009: Colloquium Sections of complex convex bodies and the complex Busemann-Petty problem. Marisa Zymonopoulou, Case Western Reserve University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 26, 2009: Colloquium On a geometric construction and some of its analytic implications. Alina Stancu, Concordia University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, January 22, 2009: Colloquium How little Information is enough to Determine Some Classical Transforms? Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, December 11, 2008: Colloquium Some Spectral Properties of Convex Domains. Emanuel Milman, Institute for Advanced Study 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, December 04, 2008: Colloquium Automorphism Groups of Finite Groupoids. Sylvia Silberger, Hofstra University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, November 20, 2008: Colloquium If you can hide behind it, can you hide inside it? Dan Klain, UMass-Lowell 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, November 13, 2008: Colloquium What is computational science? Carl Tropper, McGill University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, November 06, 2008: Colloquium The degree-counting formulas for the mean field equations. Chang-Shou Lin, National Taiwan University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, October 30, 2008: Colloquium The near field refractor problem. Christian Gutierrez, Temple University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, October 30, 2008: Colloquium Mixed p-affine surface area and isoperimetric inequalities. Deping YE, Case Western Reserve University 5:05-5:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, October 23, 2008: Colloquium Geometry (and algebra and combinatorics) of simplices. Igor Rivin, Temple University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, October 16, 2008: Colloquium Roots of Ehrhart Polynomials. Martin Henk, University of Magdeburg 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, October 02, 2008: Colloquium Embeddings of discrete groups and the speed of random walks. Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, September 25, 2008: Colloquium The Fourier transform of a general monotone function. Elijah Liflyand, Bar Ilan University 4:05-4:50 PM, RH503 |

Thursday, May 08, 2008: Colloquium Polytopes, Lattices and the Euclidean Algorithm Ted Bisztriczky, University of Calgary 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, May 01, 2008: Colloquium How Jakob Steiner made his point. Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 24, 2008: Colloquium The abstract concept of Duality and some examples Vitali Milman, Tel-Aviv University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 24, 2008: Colloquium A Fourier type transform on translation invariant valuations on convex sets Semyon Alesker, Tel-Aviv University 5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Wednesday, April 23, 2008: SpecialColloquium Some Global Rigidity Theorems in Finsler Geometry Zhongmin Shen, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 5:05-5:50 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, April 17, 2008: Colloquium Locally convex hypersurfaces of constant curvature with boundary Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University 4:10-4:55 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 10, 2008: Colloquium Fourier transforms and determination of convex bodies. Vladyslav Yaskin, University of Oklahoma 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 10, 2008: Colloquium Christoffel's problem and the Fourier transform. Maryna Yaskina, University of Oklahoma 5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 03, 2008: Colloquium The Aleksandrov problem of existence of hypersurfaces with given integral Gauss curvature and optimal mass transport on S ^{n} Vladimir Oliker, Emory University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 20, 2008: Colloquium Valuations and volume inequalities Christoph Haberl, Technische Universitaet Wien 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 13, 2008: Colloquium Contact Problems in nonlinear elasticity Friedemann Schuricht, TU Dresden 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 06, 2008: Colloquium Random series' --- what does it mean? Anatoly M. Vershik, St. Petersburg Branch, Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 28, 2008: Colloquium An introduction to coding sequences and a link to convex geometry Christian Steineder, Technische Universitaet Wien 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 21, 2008: Colloquium Simplices in the Euclidean ball Carsten Schutt, University of Kiel 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 21, 2008: Colloquium On L _{p} affine surface area Elizabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University 5:05-5:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 14, 2008: Colloquium Crofton Measures and Minkowski Valuations Franz Schuster, Technische Universität Wien 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 07, 2008: Colloquium Sylvester-Gallai Bounds for the Affine and Projective Planes. Jon Lenchner, IBM Research 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, January 17, 2008: Colloquium Tomography over maximally curved spheres. Eric L Grinberg, University of New Hampshire 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, December 06, 2007: Colloquium Minimal-volume projections of cubes and minimal-volume sufficient enlargements for normed spaces Mikhail Ostrovskii, St John's University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, November 29, 2007: Colloquium The role of convexity in isoperimetry, spectral-gap and concentration. Emanuel Milman, Institute for Advanced Study 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, November 15, 2007: Colloquium On a conformally invariant integral equation. Fengbo Hang, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, November 01, 2007: Colloquium Sampling convex bodies and Random Matrix Theory Alain Pajor, Universite Paris-Est 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, October 18, 2007: Colloquium Asymptotic geometry of convex sets Igor Rivin, Temple University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, October 11, 2007: Colloquium Distribution of volume on convex bodies and the Hyperplane Conjecture Grigoris Paouris, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, October 04, 2007: Colloquium Separator theorems and intersection patterns of convex sets Janos Pach, City College 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, September 27, 2007: Colloquium The Lipschitz extension problem Assaf Naor, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Friday, May 18, 2007: Colloquium Approximation via regularization of the local time of semimartingales and Brownian motion Pierre Vallois, Nance Universite 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, May 03, 2007: Colloquium On Sections of Star Bodies. Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona 4:05-4:50 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 19, 2007: Colloquium Fully nonlinear elliptic equations in geometric problems. Bo Guan, Ohio State University 4:05-4:50 PM, LC102 |

Thursday, April 19, 2007: Colloquium Random nets and random embeddings of normed spaces l _{∞}^{N} Nicole Tomczak-Jaegermann, University of Alberta 5:05-5:50 PM, LC102 |

Thursday, April 12, 2007: Colloquium Sums of congruent convex bodies. Rolf Schneider, University of Freiburg 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 08, 2007: Colloquium Rigid metric spaces, universality, and randomness A. M. Vershik, St. Petersburg Branch, Steklov Institute of Mathematics of the Russian Academy of Sciences 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 01, 2007: Colloquium An Option-Theoretic Approach to the Valuation of Mortgage-Backed Securities Deane Yang, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn 4:07-4:52 PM, JAB475 |

Thursday, February 22, 2007: Colloquium Some goemetric properties of intersection bodies. Maria Alfonseca, North Dakota State University 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, January 25, 2007: Colloquium The Busemann-Petty Problem with the Generalized Axial Symmetry Boris Rubin, Louisiana State University 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, November 30, 2006: Colloquium Distance Trisector Curves and Zone Diagram with Approximation Using Convex Distance Metrics Tetsuo Asano, School of Information Science JAIST, Japan 4:07-4:52 PM, RH803 |

Thursday, November 09, 2006: Colloquium Minkowski valuations and geometric inequalities Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology 4:07-4:52 PM, RH803 |

Thursday, November 02, 2006: Colloquium Sharp Sobolev Inequalities from Historic and Geometric View Points Meijun Zhu, University of Oklahoma, Norman 4:07-4:52 PM, RH803 |

Thursday, July 27, 2006: Colloquium Affine Geometry of Convex Bodies Monika Ludwig, Vienna University of Technology 4:07-4:52 PM, RH605 |

Thursday, May 18, 2006: Colloquium Classification of Rotation Intertwining Additive Maps and Applications Franz Schuster, Vienna University of Technology 4:07-4:52 PM, RH605 |

Thursday, May 11, 2006: Colloquium Variational problems for volumes of convex bodies Stefano Campi, Universitá di Siena 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, May 04, 2006: Colloquium Parallel Bodies and the Normal Bundle of Convex Bodies Helmut Groemer, University of Arizona 4:07-4:52 PM, LC102 |

Thursday, May 04, 2006: Colloquium Integral Geometry and Zonoids Rolf Schneider, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg 5:15-6:00 PM, LC102 |

Thursday, April 13, 2006: Colloquium Gaussian Measure and Convex sets Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 16, 2006: Colloquium Minima of a Sequence of Gaussian Random Variables Carsten Schuett, University of Kiel 3:07-3:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 16, 2006: Colloquium Approximation of Convex Bodies by Polytopes Elisabeth Werner, Case Western University 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, March 02, 2006: Colloquium Valuations on Polytopes Monika Ludwig, Technische Universität Wien 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 23, 2006: Colloquium Polynomials, Matrices, and Other Things Igor Rivin, Temple University 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, February 16, 2006: Colloquium Concave Functions and Convex Level Sets Yakar Kannai, The Weizmann Institute 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, January 26, 2006: Colloquium Mathematics, Finance and the Art of Pricing Charles S. Tapiero, Polytechnic University 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, January 19, 2006: Colloquium Area and Perimeter Bisectors of Convex Sets Paul Goodey, University of Oklahoma (Norman) 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Tuesday, January 03, 2006: Colloquium Uniformly Distributed Sequences of Partitions Aljosa Volcic, Universitá della Calabria 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, December 08, 2005: Colloquium Mahler's inequality and conjecture A. C. Thompson, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, December 01, 2005: Colloquium Quantum Computation - an introduction Marianna Bonanome, CUNY 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, November 17, 2005: Colloquium Measuring ellipsoids Igor Rivin, Temple University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, November 10, 2005: Colloquium On the Optimal Control of Partially Observed Systems Alain Bensoussan, University of Taxas at Dallas 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Wednesday, November 09, 2005: Colloquium Some analytic aspects of Ricci flow: a mini-survey Bennett Chow, University of California - San Diego 4:07-4:52 PM, JAB678 |

Thursday, November 03, 2005: Colloquium Reduction of randomness in some geometric constructions Shiri Artstein, Princeton University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, October 27, 2005: Colloquium Hyperbolic van der Waerden and Valiant-Schrijver Conjectures Leonid Gurvits, Los Alamos National Laboratories 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Monday, October 24, 2005: Colloquium Functional versions of some geometric inequalities Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University 4:07-4:52 PM, Rogers Hall 302 |

Thursday, April 14, 2005: Colloquium Valuations on manifolds and their properties Semyon Alesker, Tel Aviv University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, March 17, 2005: Colloquium Double-Permutation Sequences and Pseudoline Transversals Jacob E. Goodman, City College, CUNY 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, February 17, 2005: Colloquium A characterization of L _{p}-affine surface area Monika Ludwig, Technische Universität Wien 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, February 10, 2005: Colloquium ZigZag approximation of the Euclidean ball Vitali Milman, Tel Aviv University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, January 27, 2005: Colloquium A Fourier transform approach to the integrability of trigonometric series Elijah Liflyand, Bar-Ilan University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, December 16, 2004: Colloquium On Willmore functional and Bonnesen-type inequalities Jiazu Zhou, Guizhou Normal University and Wuhan University, China 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, November 18, 2004: Colloquium Combinatorial and Algorithmic Aspects of Hyperbolic Polynomials Leonid Gurvits, Los Alamos National Laboratory 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, November 11, 2004: Colloquium The slicing problem and geometric symmetrization methods Bo'az Klartag, Institute of Advanced Study 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, October 28, 2004: Colloquium On duality of metric entropy Shiri Artstein, Princeton University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, October 14, 2004: Colloquium Simplicity vs Complexity in Convex geometry Vital Milman, Tel Aiv 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, October 07, 2004: Colloquium Directed Projection Functions of Convex Bodies Paul Goodey, University of Oklahoma 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, September 30, 2004: Colloquium Classification of Solutions of Integral Equations and Systems Wenxiong Chen, Yeshiva College 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, May 20, 2004: Colloquium `Desperately Seeking' a Generic Quantum P3 Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington 4-5 PM, RH304 |

Wednesday, April 28, 2004: Colloquium See Ya Later Surfaces Robert Bryant, Duke University and Columbia University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, April 22, 2004: Colloquium TBA Dmitry Burago, Penn State University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, April 15, 2004: Colloquium TBA Stephanie Alexander, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, April 08, 2004: Colloquium Affinely associated bodies Monika Ludwig, Technische Universität Wien 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Wednesday, March 24, 2004: Colloquium Convergence of algorithms for reconstructing convex bodies Richard Gardner, Western Washington University 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, March 11, 2004: Colloquium The algebraic approach to integral geometry Joseph Fu, University of Georgia 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |

Thursday, February 26, 2004: Colloquium TBA Alexander Koldobsky, University of Missouri-Columbia 4:07-4:52 PM, RH304 |