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VCU Geometry and Topology Seminar

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Virginia Commonwealth University

Description: Research seminar on Geometry and Topology from VCU.

Meetings will be conducted over Zoom:

Meeting ID: 964 9977 5895

The password is 10 characters, consisting of the name of the ancient Greek mathematician who wrote "Elements" (first letter capitalized) followed by the first 4 primes.

Upcoming talks

Past talks

Your time | Speaker | Title | |

Fri | Sep 23 | 15:00 | Sergio Da Silva | An Introduction to Geometric Vertex Decomposability | |

Fri | Sep 16 | 17:00 | Fernando Etayo Gordejuela | Structures on Generalized Geometry | |

Fri | Sep 02 | 15:00 | Andrei Bud | Moduli of Prym curves and Prym-Brill-Noether theory | |

Fri | Apr 29 | 14:00 | Alex McCleary | An Introduction to Multiparameter Persistent Homology | |

Fri | Apr 22 | 14:00 | Marco Aldi | Generalized Polynomial Structures | |

Fri | Apr 01 | 14:00 | Konstantinos Varvarezos | Heegaard Floer homology, immersed curves, and chirally cosmetic surgeries | |

Fri | Mar 25 | 14:00 | Alejandro Cabrera | Infinite dimensional Dirac structures and moduli spaces | |

Fri | Mar 18 | 14:00 | Daniele Agostini | Singular curves, degenerate theta functions and KP solutions | |

Fri | Mar 04 | 15:00 | Daniele Agostini | TBA | |

Fri | Feb 18 | 15:00 | Francesco Sala | Two-dimensional cohomological Hall algebras | |

Fri | Feb 11 | 15:00 | Swarnava Mukhopadhyay | Graph potentials and their periods | |

Fri | Feb 04 | 18:00 | Balazs Elek | Heaps, Crystals and Preprojective Algebra Modules | |

Fri | Jan 28 | 15:00 | Eric Samperton | Topological quantum computation is hyperbolic | |

Fri | Dec 10 | 15:00 | Juan Villareal | Logarithmic vertex algebras | |

Fri | Nov 19 | 15:00 | Scott Mullane | The birational geometry of the moduli space of pointed hyperelliptic curves | |

Fri | Nov 05 | 14:00 | Luca Vitagliano | Homogeneous G-structures | |

Fri | Oct 29 | 14:00 | Jingling Yang | Distance one surgeries on the lens space L(n,1) and band surgeries on the torus knot T(2,n) | |

Fri | Oct 15 | 14:00 | Margherita Lelli-Chiesa | Brill-Noether theory of curves on abelian surfaces | |

Fri | Oct 08 | 14:00 | Mara Ungureanu | Counts of secant planes to varieties and universal polynomials | |

Fri | Oct 01 | 14:00 | Robert DeYeso | (Heegaard Floer) thin knots satisfy the Cabling Conjecture | |

Fri | Sep 24 | 14:00 | César Lozano Huerta | On the Weak Lefschetz Principle in birational geometry | |

Fri | Sep 17 | 14:00 | Vance Blankers | Alternative compactifications of the moduli space of curves | |

Fri | Sep 10 | 14:00 | Seppo Niemi-Colvin | Invariance of Knot Lattice Homology | |

Fri | Apr 30 | 19:00 | Allison Moore | TBA | |

Fri | Apr 02 | 19:00 | Jonathan C. Johnson | Bi-Orderability Techniques and Double Twist Links | |

Fri | Mar 19 | 19:00 | Oğuz Şavk | Classical and New Plumbings Bounding Contractible Manifolds and Rational Homology Balls | |

Fri | Mar 05 | 20:00 | Bin Gui | Conjugation and positivity of conformal blocks | |

Fri | Feb 12 | 20:00 | Hannah Turner | Branched cyclic covers and L-spaces | |

Fri | Feb 05 | 20:00 | Nicola Pagani | Geometry of genus 1 fine compactified Jacobians | |

Fri | Dec 11 | 16:00 | Juan Jose Villarreal | Logarithmic vertex algebras | |

Fri | Nov 20 | 20:00 | Iulia Gheorghita | Effective classes in the projectivized k-th Hodge bundle | |

Fri | Nov 13 | 20:00 | Gage Martin | Khovanov homology, knot Floer homology, and link detection | |

Fri | Nov 06 | 20:00 | Joshua Lackman | Quantization of (Holomorphic) Poisson Manifolds | |

Fri | Oct 23 | 19:00 | Adam Sikora | Tangle Equations, the Jones conjecture and quantum rational numbers | |

Fri | Oct 09 | 19:00 | Joshua Wang | Floer and Khovanov homologies of band sums | |

Fri | Sep 11 | 19:00 | Olof Bergvall | Configurations, arrangements and moduli spaces | |

Fri | Jun 05 | 18:00 | Matt Szczesny | Toric Hall Algebras | |

Fri | May 29 | 18:00 | Florencia Orosz Hunziker | Tensor categories arising from the Virasoro algebra | |

Fri | May 22 | 18:00 | Han-Bom Moon | Finite generation of the algebra of conformal blocks via birational geometry. | |

Fri | May 15 | 18:00 | Scott Taylor | Lower bounds on the tunnel number of composite spatial theta graphs | |

Fri | May 08 | 18:00 | Joshua Sussan | p-DG structures and categorification | |

Fri | May 01 | 18:00 | Katherine Maxwell | The super Mumford form and Sato grassmannian | |

Fri | Apr 24 | 18:00 | Samantha Kirk | Vertex Operator Representations of Twisted Toroidal Lie algebras | |

Fri | Apr 17 | 18:00 | Allison Moore | Introduction to Khovanov Homology, part 3 | |