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March 2017

Mikhail Khovanov (Columbia University), Brauer Lectures

March 29, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Overall title of the Brauer Lecture Series 2017: Link homology and categorification Lecture 1 Title:   The Jones polynomial of links and tangles and its categorification.   Abstract: The Jones polynomial is a celebrated invariant of links with roots in the representation theory of quantum groups and the Chern-Simons theory. It's a one-variable Laurent polynomial, and we will describe its lifting to a bigraded link homology theory. Functoriality of the theory will be explained, together with several applications in low-dimensional topology.

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April 2018

Brauer Lecture: Dr. Mina Aganagic

April 10, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Alfred Brauer Lectures April 10 – 12, 2018 Dr. Mina Aganagic Professor of Mathematics and Physics, University of California, Berkeley   Dr. Mina Aganagic is Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of California, Berkeley.  She has a bachelor's degree and a doctorate from the California Institute of Technology, in 1995 and 1999 respectively. After a postdoctoral position at the Harvard University Physics Department and a faculty position at the University of Washington, she moved to UC Berkeley…

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Brauer Lecture: Dr. Mina Aganagic

April 11, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The Alfred Brauer Lectures April 10 – 12, 2018 Dr. Mina Aganagic Professor of Mathematics and Physics, University of California, Berkeley   Dr. Mina Aganagic is Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of California, Berkeley.  She has a bachelor's degree and a doctorate from the California Institute of Technology, in 1995 and 1999 respectively. After a postdoctoral position at the Harvard University Physics Department and a faculty position at the University of Washington, she moved to UC Berkeley…

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Brauer Lecture: Dr. Mina Aganagic

April 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Alfred Brauer Lectures April 10 – 12, 2018 Dr. Mina Aganagic Professor of Mathematics and Physics, University of California, Berkeley   Dr. Mina Aganagic is Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of California, Berkeley.  She has a bachelor's degree and a doctorate from the California Institute of Technology, in 1995 and 1999 respectively. After a postdoctoral position at the Harvard University Physics Department and a faculty position at the University of Washington, she moved to UC Berkeley…

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May 2019

Peter Constantin, Princeton University – Brauer Lecture Day 1

May 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Overall Title: "Fluid nonlinearity" Lecture I: Smooth and dissipative solutions of Euler equations, Navier-Stokes equations and the zero viscosity limit. Abstract: I will describe briefly basic questions of the area. Then I will discuss some of the recent results: 1) smooth multiscale solutions with compactly supported velocity and 2) conditions away from the boundary for the zero viscosity limit to be given by possibly dissipative solutions of Euler equations.     Biography: Dr. Peter Constantin, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Dr. Peter Constantin holds…

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Peter Constantin, Princeton University – Brauer Lecture Day 3

May 3, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Overall Title:“Fluid nonlinearity” Lecture III: SQG in bounded domains. Abstract:I will present a global interior regularity result.     Biography: Dr. Peter Constantin, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Dr. Peter Constantin holds degrees from the University of Bucharest, where he graduated "summa cum laude" in 1975, and from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he received his PhD in 1981 with Professor Shmuel Agmon as his advisor. From 1985 to 2009 he was a professor at the University of Chicago, before moving to…

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