UCLA Analysis Seminar 

Winter 2006

Previous quarters: Fall 1999, Winter 2000, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, Winter 2001, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Fall 2002,

Winter 2003, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Winter 2004, Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Winter 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2005

This year, some of the seminars will be joint with Caltech.

Time: Fridays, 3.00pm, Location: MS 6221 (Caltech talks are Sloan 151).

Some of the speakers may arrange to speak at different times/locations. See the UCLA Math Department's weekly seminar
list for official announcements. 

Fri Jan 13

Steve Shkoller, UC Davis, “Well-posedness of the free surface incompressible Euler equations with or without surface tension

Fri Jan 20

(Joint, UCLA)

(3pm) Michael Hitrik, UCLA, “Spectrum of non-selfadjoint operators with periodic flow in dimension two”

(4pm) Raanan Schul, UCLA, “Recent ‘Geometric (Analyst’s) Travelling Salesman’ theorems

Fri Jan 27

Sunhi Choi, MIT, “Locating the nodal set in higher dimensions

Fri Feb 3

(Joint, Caltech; Sloan 151)

(3pm) Christoph Thiele, UCLA, “Carleson’s theorem in ergodic theory”

(4pm) Alexander Gorodnik, Caltech, “Ergodic theory of nonamenable groups

Fri Feb 10

Benny Sudakov, Princeton University, “Graph Products, Fourier Analysis, and Spectral Techniques

Fri Feb 17

(Joint, UCLA)

(3pm) Grisha Eskin, UCLA, “Inverse problems for hyperbolic equations”

(4pm) Jacob Christiansen, Caltech, “Orthogonal polynomials and doubly infinite Jacobi operators”

Fri Feb 24


Greg Lawler, Cornell University, “Loewner evolution in multiply connected domains

Tue Feb 28

(4:30 pm, MS 6221) Martin Strauss, University of Michigan, “Improved time bounds for near-optimal sparse Fourier representations

(Note unusual date and time)

Fri Mar 3

(Joint, Caltech; Sloan 151)

(3pm) Idris Assani, U. North Carolina, “Averaging along cubes for not necessarily commuting measure-preserving transformations

(4pm) Svetlana Jitormiskaya, UCI, “Quasiperiodic operators with analytic potential at low coupling:

sharp non-perturbative results

Tue Mar 7

Donatella Danielli, Purdue University, “A partial solution of the isoperimetric problem for the Heisenberg group

Fri Mar 10


Phillipe Le Floch, CNRS, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, “Hyperbolic conservation laws on manifolds”

Fri Mar 17

Terence Tao, UCLA, “The energy-critical nonlinear wave equation revisited”


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