# Events for April 2018

### Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

- 2:00 PM
- 3:40 PM
- 5:00 PM
**G. Milton Wing Lecture**

From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami

Robert J. LangWegmans Hall 1400

### Thursday, April 5th, 2018

- 7:00 PM
**G. Milton Wing Lecture**

Microscopic to Monumental: Origami in Wood, Bronze, and Steel

Robert J. LangMemorial Art Gallery Auditorium

### Friday, April 6th, 2018

- 9:00 AM
- 2:00 PM
- 3:30 PM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

Asymptotics of random tilings of planar domains

Alexey Bufetov, MITHylan 1106A - 5:00 PM

### Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

- 10:00 AM
**Oral Exam**

Galois Groups of Iterated Rational Functions whose Critical Orbits Collide

George Grell, University of RochesterWegmans 1005

### Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

- 12:00 PM
**Algebra/Number Theory Seminar**

Irrationality of motivic zeta-functions

Michael Larsen, Indiana UHylan 1106A - 2:00 PM
- 3:40 PM
**Topology Seminar**

HF_p is an equivariant Thom spectrum

Dylan Wilson, University of ChicagoHylan 1106A

### Thursday, April 12th, 2018

- 10:00 AM
**Thesis Defense**

On the Cauchy-Kowalevski theorem for analytic nonlinear partial differential equations

Logan Meredith, University of RochesterHylan 1106A - 12:00 PM
**Algebra/Number Theory Seminar**

On the non-optimal levels of reducible mod l Galois representations.

Ricardo Menares, Pontificia Universidad Católica de ChileHylan 1106A - 3:30 PM

### Friday, April 13th, 2018

- 3:00 PM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

Sorkin’s Quantum Measure Theory

Rajeev Sarada, University of Rochester (Physics)Hylan 1106A

### Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

- 3:40 PM
**Topology Seminar**

Intercusp Geodesics and Cusp Shapes of Fully Augmented Links

Rochy Flint, Columbia UniversityHylan 1106A - 4:00 PM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

Permutons

Peter Winkler, DartmouthWegmans Hall 1400

### Thursday, April 19th, 2018

- 3:30 PM
**Colloquium**

The Math Puzzle that Spawned 100 Philosophy Papers

Peter Winkler, Dartmouth CollegeWegmans Hall 1400

### Friday, April 20th, 2018

- 1:00 PM
**Topology Seminar**

Spanier-Whitehead dual of TMF at p=2

Irina Bobkova, Institute for Advanced StudyHylan 1106A - 1:30 PM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

Harmonic functions and the chromatic polynomial

Richard KenyonComputer Studies Building 209 - 3:00 PM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

Stability of the elliptic Harnack Inequality

Martin BarlowComputer Studies Building 209

### Saturday, April 21st, 2018

- 9:00 AM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

Limit shapes for dimers and other random interface models

Richard KenyonComputer Studies Building 209 - 10:30 AM
**Probability, Ergodic Theory, Mathematical Physics Seminar**

Random matrices with prescribed eigenvalues

Elizabeth MeckesComputer Studies Building 209

### Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

- 12:00 PM
**Algebra/Number Theory Seminar**

The -values of the Riemann zeta function near the critical line

Yoonbook Lee, Incheon National UHylan 1106A - 2:00 PM
**Pre-Talk**

Transitionally commutative structures on G-bundles

Bernardo Villareal, Indiana UniversityHylan 1106A - 3:40 PM
**Topology Seminar**

Classifying spaces for commutativity

Bernardo Villareal, Indiana UniversityHylan 1106A

### Thursday, April 26th, 2018

- 3:30 PM

### Friday, April 27th, 2018

- 2:00 PM
**Analysis Seminar**

Polynomial Roth theorems on the real line

Shaoming Guo, Indiana University BloomingtonHylan 1106A - 3:00 PM