Smith Colloquium Spring 2024

We cordially invite everyone interested in mathematics to attend.  

Talks are usually held on Thursdays at 4:00 pm in 306 Snow Hall, the Aronszajn Seminar Room.

Some talks will be virtual in Zoom.  This will be noted for those talks.

The Zoom link for online Smith Colloquium:

Passcode will be sent by email.

Please contact Joonha Park or Reuven Hodges to reserve a colloquium date.

Spring 2024 abstracts are posted here.

Smith Colloquium Spring 2024
DateSpeaker, TitleLocal Host
February 15Yi Wang
Institute of Applied Mathematics, AMSS
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Time-Asymptotic Stability of Generic Riemann Solutions to the Compressible Navier-Stokes Equation
Geng Chen
February 22Valery Alexeev
University of Georgia
Compact Moduli of K3 Surfaces and Tropical Spheres with 24 Singular Points
Yunfeng Jiang
March 7Ronghua Pan
Georgia Institute of Technology
Rayleigh-Taylor Instability and Beyond
Yannan Shen
March 28Catherine Searle
Wichita State University
When is an Alexandrov Space Smoothable?
Yuanqi Wang
April 9Dori Bejleri
University of Maryland
Moduli of Boundary Polarized Calabi-Yau Pairs
Yunfeng Jiang
April 11Kenneth Ascher
University of California, Irvine
Moduli of K3 Surfaces, Wall-crossing, and the Hassett-Keel Program
Special time:  3:00-4:00 pm
Yunfeng Jiang
April 11Patricia Ning
Texas A&M University
Variable Target Scalable Particle Filter
Regular scheduled time: 4:00-5:00 pm
Joonha Park
April 18Alexander Tovbis
University of Central Florida
Spectral Theory of Soliton Gases for Integrable Equations: Some Basic Facts and Recent Developments
Jeffrey Oregero
April 25Qile Chen
Boston College
Quantum Lefschetz via Logarithmic Gauged Linear Sigma Models
Yunfeng Jiang