# Events for April 2017

### Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

- 11:30 AM
- 5:00 PM
**G. Milton Wing Lecture**

The dynamics of ocean waves (Public Lecture)

Prof. Catherine Sulem, F.R.S.C., University of TorontoDewey 1-101

### Thursday, April 6th, 2017

- 3:30 PM
**G. Milton Wing Lecture**

Nonlinear Waves: solitons and self-focusing

Prof. Catherine Sulem, F.R.S.C., University of TorontoHutchison 148 (Lander Aud.)

### Friday, April 7th, 2017

- 1:30 PM
**G. Milton Wing Lecture**

Surface water waves over a varying bottom

Prof. Catherine Sulem, F.R.S.C., University of TorontoHylan 1106A - 2:45 PM
**Probability Seminar**

Persuading the Principal to Wait

Dmitry Orlov, University of RochesterHylan 1106A

### Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

- 12:00 PM
- 1:00 PM
**Thesis Defense**

On the zeros of Riemann’s zeta-function

Sieg Baluyot. Unversity of RochesterHylan 1106A

### Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

- 11:30 AM
**Algebra/Number Theory Seminar**

“Mobius disjointness, joinings and interval exchange transformations.”

Professor Alex Eskin, University of ChicagoHylan 1106A

### Thursday, April 13th, 2017

- 12:00 PM
- 3:30 PM
**Colloquium**

“Polygonal Billiards and Dynamics on Moduli Spaces.”

Professor Alex Eskin, University of ChicagoHylan 1106A

### Friday, April 14th, 2017

- 2:45 PM
**Probability Seminar**

Optimal Stopping Problems under Model Uncertainty

Song Yao, University of PittsburghHylan 1106A

### Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

- 11:30 AM

### Thursday, April 20th, 2017

- 12:00 PM
- 3:30 PM
**Colloquium**

Ergodic Ramsey Theory: a Meeting Point of Dynamics, Combinatorics, and Number Theory.

Vitaly Bergelson, Ohio State UniversityHylan 1106A

### Friday, April 21st, 2017

- 2:00 PM
**Probability Seminar**

Uniform distribution, generalized polynomials, translations on nil-manifolds and combinatorial number theory.

Vitaly Bergelson, Ohio State UniversityHylan 1106A - 4:00 PM

### Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

- 11:30 AM

### Thursday, April 27th, 2017

- 12:00 PM

### Friday, April 28th, 2017

- 2:45 PM