# Events for February 2018

### Thursday, February 1st, 2018

- 3:00 PM

### Friday, February 2nd, 2018

- 1:00 PM
**Topology Seminar**

Topological complexity of graph configuration spaces

Steve Schierer, Lehigh UniversityHylan 1106A

### Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

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

Infinite families of finite dynamical systems

Dinesh Thakur, URHylan 1106A - 3:40 PM

### Friday, February 9th, 2018

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

A survey of fitness based models for biological evolution

Iddo Ben-Ari (U. Conn.)Hylan 1106A

### Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

- 12:00 PM

### Friday, February 16th, 2018

- 1:00 PM
**Analysis Seminar**

Global regularity of logarithmically supercritical MHD system with improved logarithmic powers

Kazuo Yamazaki, University of RochesterHylan 1106A

### Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

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

Elliptic Curves with Nonabelian Entanglements

Kenneth McMurdy, Ramapo college, NJHylan 1106A - 3:40 PM

### Friday, February 23rd, 2018

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

Distances between Random Orthogonal Matrices and Independent Normals

Tiefeng Jiang, University of MinnesotaHylan 1106A

### Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

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

Moduli spaces of formal groups, dynamics on the affine Grassmannian, and the theory of local models

Brian Hwang, Cornell UniversityHylan 1106A