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Past Events

February 15, 2022
Math Colloquium Spring 2022

Speaker: Emma Bailey, The Graduate Center 
Title: Random Matrices and Number Theory 


November 11, 2021
Short Talks Fall 2021-30-minute talks 

Speakers
Bryce Gollobit
Joe Boninger


November 13, 2020
GC MathFest 2020 (Virtual)

The Graduate Center invites undergraduate or master’s students studying Mathematics to GC MathFest 2020.
You will virtually meet faculty, current students, former graduate students, and learn about our program and areas of research. Additionally, we have two faculty presenting a topic.

SCHEDULE
All Times are EST
10:00-10:15 Welcome and introductions
10:15-10:45 Elena Kosygina: Excited Random walks, or bribing with cookies
10:45-11:00 Questions & Discussion
11:00-11:30 David Aulicino: The flat geometry of platonic solids
11:30-11:45 Questions & Discussion
11:45-12:15 An overview of our program including fellowship opportunities
12:15-1:00 Time with graduate student panel


October 09, 2020
Mathematics Department Colloquium Fall 2020

When: October 9, 2020 12:15pm -1:00pm
Speaker:  Prof. Christina Sormani 
Title: Compactness theorems for sequences of Riemannian manifolds
Where: Remote through Zoom


February 25, 2020
Mathematics Department Colloquium Spring 2020
Speaker: Andrew Obus, Baruch College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Title: Characteristic 0 vs. Characteristic p: Galois covers of curves

November 08, 2019
GC MathFest Fall 2019

The Graduate Center invites undergraduate or Master's students studying Mathematics to GC MathFest 2019.

You will meet faculty, current students, former graduate students, and learn about our program and areas of research. Learn more about the Ph.D. in Mathematics.

Funding assistance for travel expenses may be available. Contact dsilverman@gc.cuny.edu as early as possible with your travel expense needs.


October 28, 2019
Mathematics Department Colloquium Fall 2019 
Speaker: Ilya Kapovich, Hunter College & The Graduate Center
Title: Counting closed geodesics in the moduli space of Outer Space: double exponential growth. 


October 02, 2019
Short Talks Fall 2019

Speakers
Tai-Danae Bradley
Corey Switzer


September 14, 2019
Lightning Talks Fall 2019

Quick 7 minute talk from students throughout the department.

Speakers:
Daniel Berlyne
Matthew Cushman
Xinlong Dong
George Mitchell
Eoin Moore
Giovan Battista Pignatti
Alexander Stas
Josiah Sugarman
Owen Sweeney 


August 26, 2019
Chalk Talk and Orientation Fall 2019

Chalk Talk Speakers:
Christina Sormani
Alexey Ovchinnikov
Krzysztof Klosin
Mel Nathanson


April 11, 2019
Short Talks Spring 2019
20-30 minute talks 
Speaker: Jacob Russell and Tai-Danae Bradley


April 03, 2019
Workshop on Nonlinear Problems in Geometry
Nonlinear problems naturally arise from studies in geometric problems. In the past several decades, researchers have developed many techniques in analyzing these problems, as well as vast applications in theoretical physics, astronomy and other sciences. This workshop will present some of the most recent developments.


February 26, 2019
Mathematics Department Colloquium Spring 2019
Speaker: Senia Sheydvasser, The Graduate Center
Title: Applications of Orders Closed Under Involution 


February 20, 2019
Lightning Talks Spring 2019

Quick 7 minute talks with students throughout the department. 

Speakers:
Joe DiCapua
Alice Kwon
Laura Lopez
James Myer
Kieran O'Reilly
Corey Switzer
Peter Thompson


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018 
GC MATHFEST 
The Graduate Center invites undergraduate or Master's students studying Mathematics to the GC MathFest 2018 on November 2, 2018. You will meet faculty, current students, former graduate students, and learn about our program and areas of research. 
Click here to register for GC MathFest 2018.
See more information on our PhD Program in Mathematics at : http://www.gc.cuny.edu/math
10:30-10:45am Welcome and Introductions (Math Lounge,4th Floor)
10:45-11:15am Russell Miller: Hilbert's Tenth Problem for subrings of the rational numbers
11:30-12:00pm Azita Mayeli: Orthonormal bases and the tiling problem
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-2:00pm  Time with graduate students
2:00-2:30pm Elena Kosygina: Excited Random Walks
2:45-3:15pm Mahmoud Zeinalian: Lie algebras and topology
3:15-3:45pm Funding information and closing remarks
 


FRIDAY AUGUST 9TH - SATURDAY AUGUST 11TH 2018 
A Gear Regional Workshop: Geodesics on real hyperbolic manifolds
Location : Connecticut College
For more information and flyer visit : http://math.uni.lu/parlier/AraGEAR/


MONDAY, JULY 16 - THURSDAY JULY 19, 2018
ISSAC 2018: International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation
For more information, visit the website at: http://www.issac-symposium.org/2018/


MONDAY, APRIL 23RD - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25TH, 2018
At Most 3D Real Fluids & At Least 3D Complex Manifolds
A birthday conference about two unsolved problems vexing Jim Simons and many others. Click here to view flyer.
The website for the event: http://simonsmathfest2018.ws.gc.cuny.edu/
 


FRIDAY, APRIL 20TH 2018
A Survey of the Mathematical Work of Joseph Roitberg 
GC Math Lounge , 4214
5:30-6:30pm John Harper, University of Rochester 
6:30-7:00pm Barry Cherkas, City University -Remarks
7pm- Reception- Wine  & Cheese will be served 


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2018
GC MATHFEST 2018

The Graduate Center invites undergraduate or Master's students studying Mathematics to the GC MathFest 2018 on February 2, 2018. You will meet faculty, current students, former graduate students, and learn about our program and areas of research.

Click here to register for GC MathFest 2018. 
See more Information on our Ph.D Program in Mathematics at: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/math

10:30-10:45 Welcome and introductions (math lounge, 4th floor)
10:45-11:15 John Terilla: Categories
11:30-12:00 Russell Miller: Hilbert’s Tenth Problem for Subrings of the Rational Numbers
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 Time with graduate students
2:00-2:30 Elena Kosygina: Excited random walks
2:45-3:15 Azita Mayeli: Orthonormal bases and the tiling problem
3:15-3:45 Funding information and closing remarks


Thursday, January 25th, 2018
Explorations in Geometric Analysis Discrete and Continuous
1-5pm
Speakers : 

Alexander Grigor'yan, Fakultät für Mathematik, Universität Bielefeld
Matthias Keller, Universität Potsdam, Institut für Mathematik.
Varghese Mathai, University of Adelaide
Hugo Parlier, University of Luxembourg.
Christina Sormani, Lehman College and CUNY Graduate Center.
Dennis Sullivan, Graduate Center and Stony Brook University
Radoslaw Wojciechowski, York College and CUNY Graduate Center.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.kimsobel.com/Jozef/schedule.html


THURSDAY, OCT. 19th, 2017
ITS-CUNY Symposium
The topic for this symposium is Nonlinear Problems on Geometry and speakers are
Bo Guan (Ohio State), Davi Maximo (Penn), Joel Spruck (Johns Hopkins) and Xin
Zhou (UC-Santa Barbara).
For more details: http://www.math.csi.cuny.edu/~huang/geo.pdf
Title/abstracts http://www.math.csi.cuny.edu/~huang/geotanda.pdf


Tuesday, May 23rd - Friday, May 26th, 2017 
CANT 2017 (The Combinatorial & Additive Number Theory) 

For more details:
http://www.theoryofnumbers.com/


Thursday, April 20th- Friday April 21st, 2017

Games Networks and Social Epistemology

Speakers: 
Fenrong Liu
Rohit Parikh
Zoe Christoff
Sweta Jain
Bud Mishra
Pavel Naumov
Yunqi Xue
Adam Elga


Friday, March 31, 2017
Dynamical System – Ideas in Applications Event​
To Build a better particle accelerator?​
by Amie Wilkinson –University of Chicago​

Time:  10am-12pm for Background​

2pm-4pm for more Technical matters​

Location:  4214 (Math Lounge)​


FRIDAY, MARCH 10TH, 2017
GCMathFest
The Graduate Center invites undergraduate or Master's students studying Mathematics to the GC MathFest 2017, March 10,2017. You will meet faculty, current students, former graduate students, and learn about our program and areas of research. 
See more information on our PhD Program in Mathematics at : http://www.gc.cuny.edu/math

10:15-10:45 Welcome and introductions (math lounge, 4th floor)
10:45-11:15 Ilya Kofman: Knots and Geometry
11:30-12:00 Olga Kharlampovich: Geometric Group Theory and Applications
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:30 Time with graduate students
1:30-2:00 Saeed Zakeri: Mating, Dendrites and Dragons
2:15-2:45 Mel Nathanson: Additive Number Theory and Commutative Algebra
2:45-3:15 Funding information and closing remarks

See more information on our PhD Program in Mathematics at : http://www.gc.cuny.edu/math


Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Simplicity and Complexity in Dynamics
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Speaker: Yun Yang, (Post Doctoral Faculty, GC), The Graduate Center of CUNY
Title: Simplicity and Complexity in Dynamics 
Room: Math Lounge, 4214


FRIDAY, JAN. 20TH, 2016
Fractals in Geometry and Dynamics


FRIDAY, SEPT. 30TH – TUESDAY, OCT. 4TH, 2016

The 7th International Workshop on Differential Algebra and Related Topics
Website: The 7th International Workshop on Differential Algebra and Related Topics

A schedule of talks can be found here.

Researchers interested are urged to register for the event as soon as possible. The full schedule with title and abstracts of most talks have been posted at both the DART VII official website and the KSDA website .

Besides research talks, there will also be a Poster Session.ebrate the Contributions of Linda Keen


MONDAY SEPT. 26TH, 2016

Mathematics Department Colloquium
Speaker: Prof. Alexander Gamburd, The Graduate Center of CUNY
Title:Markoff Triples and Strong Approximation
4:30-5:30pm , Math Lounge 4214


TUESDAY JUNE 21ST, 2016

Gravitational Waves and Black Holes
6-7:30p Introduction Lecture by Thibault Damour, Permanent Professior of Fundamental Physics of THES
Q&A
Drinks Reception 
For more information contact info@friendsofthes.org or www.friendsoffihes.org
Event sponsored by the PhD Program in Mathematics The Graduate Center of CUNY


TUESDAY MAY 24 - FRIDAY MAY 27, 2016

New York Number Theory Seminar
Combinatorial and Additive Number Theory (CANT 2016)


MONDAY, APRIL 18th, 2016

GC-AWM Panel: Post-PhD Careers
5pm, Location: The Science Center, room  4102, The Graduate Center, CUNY
Panel Members: 
Prof. Blair Davey, The City College of New York 
Dr. Wade Hindes, The Graduate Center of CUNY
Prof. Linda Keen, Lehman College and The Graduate Centerof CUNY
Prof. Philip Ording, Sarah Lawrence College
Dr. Sam van Gool, The City College of New York 
Elizabeth Vidaurre, The Graduate Center of CUNY

Pizza and drinks will be provided!

For further information please contact,
Tai-Danae Bradley, tbradley@gradcenter.cuny.edu
Brooke Feigon, bfeigon@ccny.cuny.edu 
This event is co-sponsored by the GC Student Chapter of the AWM and the GC Department of Mathematics.


THURSDAY, MARCH 31ST, 2016

Saul Kripke Lecture: Timothy Williamson
"Objective Possibilities"

4-6pm
Sponsored by The Saul Kripke Center


FRIDAY, MARCH 25TH, 2016
 GC MathFest 2016
 10:15-10:45am  Welcome and introductions (math lounge, 4th floor)
10:45-11:15am   Linda Keen: The geometry of tiling 
11:30-12:00pm   Radoslaw Wojciechowski: Intrinsic metrics on graphs
12:00-1:00pm   Lunch 
1:00-1:30pm    Time with graduate students 
1:30- 2:00pm   Joseph Maher: Random walks on groups
2:15-2:45pm   Alex Gamburd: Markoff triples and strong approximation 
2:45-3:15pm   Funding informaion and closing remarks


FRIDAY, MARCH 11TH, 2016
SET THEORY DAY
Celebrating Joel David Hamkins 50th Birthday 
Speakers:
Erin Carmody
Brent Cody
Victoria Gitman
Miha Habic
Thomas Johnstone
George Leibman
Norman Perlmutter
Jonas Reitz
Kameryn Williams
For more information view website: http://nylogic.org/set-theory-day


September 18, 2015
Dynamical System Ideas in Applications 
Game Theory 11-1pm , Rm 9204 
For more information view website:
 https://fsw01.bcc.cuny.edu/zhe.wang/di.html


TUESDAY, APRIL 21ST – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22ND, 2015
Math Conference at GC: “Hyperbolic Geometry Workshop"


MONDAY, JUNE 1ST - FRIDAY, JUNE 5TH, 2015:
International Conference on Harmonic Analysis and Applications


TUESDAY, JULY 7TH - THURSDAY, JULY 9TH, 2015         
Mid Atlantic Mathematical Logic Seminar (MAMLS)


FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH – SUNDAY, MARCH 29TH, 2015
RUTGERS-CUNY Symposium on Geometric Analysis


TUESDAY, AUGUST 12TH – THURSDAY, AUGUST 14TH, 2014
THE CUNY WORKSHOP ON DIFFERENTIAL COHOMOLOGIES
The Graduate Center, CUNY


TUESDAY, MAY 27TH – FRIDAY, MAY 30TH, 2014
THE COMBINATORIAL & ADDITIVE NUMBER THEORY CONFERENCE
(CANT 2014)


TUESDAY, MAY 20TH – THURSDAY 22ND, 2014
SIXTH IBEROAMERICAN CONGRESS ON GEOMETRY


MONDAY, MAY 19TH, 2014
BERS 100TH BIRTHDAY


FRIDAY, DEC. 13TH – SUNDAY, DEC. 15TH, 2013
RUTGERS - CUNY Symposium on Geometryc Analysis


TUESDAY, NOV. 11TH 2014

Fall GC Mathfest 2014

The Graduate Center invites undergraduate or Master's students studying Mathematics to the GC MathFest 2014 on November 11, 2014. You will meet faculty, current students, former graduate students, and learn about our program and areas of research.
See more Information on our Ph.D Program in Mathematics at: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/math

11:15-11:45am Welcome and introductions (math lounge 4th floor)
11:45-12:15pm  Bianca Santoro: Introduction to Ricci Flow
12:30-1:00pm Abhijit Champanerkar: Knots, Graphs and Geometry
1:00-2:30pm Lunch at GC dining hall
2:30-3:00pm Time with graduate students
3:00-3:30pm Tatyana Khodorovskiy: 4 -dimensional topology
3:45-4:15pm Alexey Ovchinnikov: Systems of p.d.e's and algorithms
4:15-4:45pm Programs we offer and closing remarks


FRIDAY, DEC. 6TH, 2013
MANHATTAN ALGEBRA DAY


THURSDAY, NOV. 21ST - FRIDAY, NOV. 22ND, 2013
Twelfth Northeast Probability Seminar


FRIDAY, OCT. 25TH - SUNDAY, OCT. 27TH, 2013
Conformal Geometry and Riemann Surfaces


TUESDAY, MAY 28TH-31ST, 2013
A Conference to describe the published scientific work of Jim Simons on the occasion of his 75th birthday


TUESDAY MAY, 28TH - FRIDAY MAY 31ST, 2013
Geometric and Asymptotic Group Theory With Applications (GAGTA)


TUESDAY, MAY 21ST - FRIDAY, MAY 24TH, 2013
Combinatorial and Additive Number Theory (CANT 2013) Conference


THURSDAY, MAY 2ND, 2013
Finite-time blow up vs. global regularity for equations of fluid motion


THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
Topics in Numerical Analysis


THURSDAY, APRIL 18TH - FRIDAY, APRIL 19TH, 2013
NY Graduate Student Logic Conference


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3RD - FRIDAY, APRIL 5TH, 2013
Simplicity: Ideals of Practice in Mathematics & the Arts
Read the paper from the conference
Watch videos from the conference on YouTube


THURSDAY, FEB. 28, 2013
Perspective of the Ricci Flow


FRIDAY, DEC. 7TH, 2012
Manhattan Algebra Day


THURSDAY, DEC. 6TH, 2012
Symposium Recent Understanding in Harmonic Maps


THURSDAY NOV. 8TH , 2012
Symposium on General Relativity


MONDAY, JULY 9th - THURSDAY, JULY 26th, 2012
Graduate Student Summer School @ the GC 2012


TUESDAY, MAY 29th - FRIDAY, JUNE 1st, 2012
Arithmetic Geometry and Arithmetic Dynamics
Conference on the Occasion of the 70th Birthday of Lucien Szpiro.


WEDNESDAY, MAY 23rd - FRIDAY, JUNE 25th, 2012
The Constructive in Logic and Applications
The conference honored 60th birthday of distinguished logician Sergei Artemov and his fundamental contributions exploring constructivity in logic, computer science, epistemology, game theory, and other areas.


TUESDAY, MAY 22nd - FRIDAY, MAY 25th, 2012
Combinatorics & Additive Number Theory Conference (CANT 2012)


THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
Hyperbolic Conservation Laws and Applications


THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2012
Recent Developments in Minimal Surfaces


FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2011
NYCAC, The New York Colloquium on Algorithms and Complexity


THURSDAY, OCT. 27th, 2011
Recent Advances in 3D Euler and Navier-Stokes Equations


THURSDAY, SEPT. 22nd, 2011
Symposium: Recent trends in nonlinear PDE


TUESDAY, MAY 24th-28th, 2011
Combinatorial and Additive Number Theory (CANT 2011)


THURSDAY, MARCH 31st, 2011
Vortex Dynamics & Non-Equilibrium. Statiscal Mechanics


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11th, 2010
New York Colloquium on Algorithms and Complexity (NYCAC-3)


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 18th - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH, 2010
The Ninth Northeast Probability Seminar (NEPS)


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3th, 2010
Second Annual Manhattan Group Theory Day


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21st - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23rd, 2010
A Conference on Conformal Dynamics and Hyperbolic Geometry to Celebrate the Contributions of Linda Keen