## The Mathematics Colloquium at Rutgers-Newark## 2005-2006 |
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The Colloquium of the Mathematics Department of Rutgers-Newark takes places on every second or third Wednesday, from 4pm-5pm, in 204 Smith Hall, 101 Warren St., Rutgers-Newark. All are welcome.

September 14,
4:30-5:30pm, Smith 206Please note special time and room |
Gabor Toth (Rutgers, Camden) | Spherical Soap Bubbles |

September 28, 4:30-5:30Please note special time |
Catherine O'Neil (Barnard) | Local to Global Principles and Elliptic Curves |

Monday, October 17Please note special day |
Robert Meyerhoff (Princeton and Boston College) | Are Low-Volume Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds Uncomplicated? |

Tuesday, October 254:30-5:30Please note special
day and time |
Igor Rivin (Princeton and Temple) | Volumes of (Possibly Degenerating) Hyperbolic Polyhedra |

November 16 | Xiaodong Cao (Columbia) | The Ricci Flow on Manifolds with Positive Curvature Operator |

Monday, November 21Please note special
day |
Ara Basmajian (Oklahoma) | The Embedding Problem for Hopf Tori in Elliptic Three Manifolds |

December 7 | Alex Eskin (IAS and Chicago) | Quasi-Isometries of Solvable Groups |

February 15 | Lisa Carbone (Rutgers, New Brunswick) | Hyperbolic Kac-Moody Groups |

February 22 | Liangyi Zhao (Toronto and CRM) | The Large Sieve and Its Applications |

Friday, March 3, 20063:30-4:30Please note
special time and day |
Howard Masur (UIC) | Hyperbolicity in Complexes of Curves |

March 8 | Jim Lepowsky (Rutgers, New Brunswick) | Some Developments in Vertex Operator Algebra Theory |

March 22 | Yehuda Shalom (Tel Aviv University and IAS) | Some Analytic Methods in Group Theory |

Monday, April 3Please note special day |
Amos Nevo (Technion and IAS) | Ergodic Theory and Lattice Points |

Tuesday, April 11Please note special day |
Dan Margalit (Utah) | Torelli Groups and Pseudo-Anosov Homeomorphisms |

Tuesday, April 18Please note special
day |
Bin Zhang (Max Planck) | Equivariant Todd Classes of Toric Varieties |

April 19 | D.H. Phong (Columbia) | Superstring Scattering and Super Teichmüller Theory |

April 26 | Stephen Gelbart (Weizmann Institute) | Primes, Riemann, and Langlands |

TBA | TBA | TBA |

This page is maintained by John Loftin.

Past Colloquia: 2004-2005, 2003-2004.

Last updated 08/25/05.