Talks at the Research Seminar are given by BCC department faculty
members and invited speakers from other institutions. The seminar usually meets
on Tuesdays at 12 p.m. in room CP 305 for one
hour. Everyone is welcome to attend.

You may also be interested in the BCC Math Meeting which are ongoing tutorials on advanced topics.

Research Seminar Coordinators:Maria Psarelli, Quanlei Fang

Fall 2014 Schedule

September 16

, Graduate Center,Mariela Carvacho BustamanteSome aspect on the classification of group actions on compact Riemann surfacesSeptember 23

No Seminar, Classes Follow a Friday ScheduleSeptember 30

Radek Wojciechowski,York College,The Feller property for graphsOctober 7

Roman Kossak,BCC,Elementary extensions of the ring of integersOctober 14

Jorge Pineiro,BCC,Two numbers correcting the behavior of rational maps: the dynamical degree and the d-ratioOctober 21

Kerry Ojakian,BCC,Characterizing Cop-Win GraphsOctober 28

Yunping Jiang,Queens College and the Graduate Center,Complex Analysis in Solving a Real ProblemNovember 4

Chris Conidis,College of Staten Island,New Interactions between Computability Theory and AlgebraNovember 11

Tony Weaver,BCC,A tale of two permutation groupsNovember 18

Manachanallur S. Ravi,Queensborough Community College,TBANovember 25

Jo Nelson,Columbia University and Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton,Invariants of contact structures and Reeb dynamicsDecember 2

Azita Mayeli,Queensborough Community College,TBADecember 9

Joel Nagloo,Graduate Center of CUNY,TBA

Coordinators:Quanlei Fang, Anthony Weaver

Spring 2014 Schedule

February 11

Peter Spaeth, Penn State Altoona,Topological rigidity of contact and symplectic isotopiesFebruary 18

Moshe Kamensky, Hebrew University of Jerusalem,Introduction to Picard-Vessiot theoryFebruary 25

Nikos Apostolakis,Mind-body duality and self-dual embeddings of complete graphs

March 4

Tony Weaver,The wild automorphisms of the complex numbers

March 11

Montserrat Alsina, Universitat Polytècnica de Catalunya - BarcelonaTech (UPC), EPSEM Manresa,Number theory meets coding theory: from quaternion algebras to Fuchsian codes

March 18

Sean Cleary, CCNY CUNY,The unusual geometry of Thompson's groups

March 25

Roman Kossak,How to build a tall rigid ordered ring

April 1

Zhe Wang,Quadratic differentials and Teichmuller spaces

April 8

Gautam Chinta, CCNY CUNY,Zeta functions, heat kernels, and spectral asymptotics on discrete tori

April 15

Spring Break

April 22

Spring Break

April 29

Andrew Greene,Manhattan College,Operator-valued derivations on tensor algebrasMay 6

Quanlei Fang,Introduction to the Kadison-Singer problemMay 13

STANLEY FRIEDLANDER LECTURE Linda Keen,Graduate Center and Lehman College,Discreteness and the hyperbolic geometry of hexagons

Previous Seminar Talks

2013, 2012, 2011

2010, 2009, 2008

2007, 2006, 2005

2004—1996