UCLA Topology Seminar


Please contact Mike
Hill, Ko Honda or Ciprian Manolescu for more information.
Past seminars: 2014/15.
2015/16
Fall 2016
Click on titles for abstracts.
Fridays, 33:50PM in MS 6201
Date  Speaker  Title 

January 13  Iskhu Neithalath (UCLA)  Introduction to $A_\infty$ algebras and modules 
January 20  Haofei Fan (UCLA)  Introduction to Fukaya categories 
January 27  Bahar Acu (USC)  Quivers, Floer cohomology, and braid group actions (KhovanovSeidel paper) 
February 3  David Boozer (UCLA)  Functorvalued invariant of tangles (Khovanov paper) 
February 10  Michael Menke (UCLA)  Formality and Hochschild homology 
February 15  John Morgan (Simons Center)  Spin manifolds of low dimension 
February 17  Sangjin Lee (UCLA)  Symplectic Khovanov homology and the symplectic arc algebra 
February 24  Jacob Rooney (UCLA)  Equivalence of Khovanov homology and symplectic Khovanov homology 
March 1  John Morgan (Simons Center)  Perverse sheaves and duality bordism (Note 2hour talk) 
March 3  Bob Edwards (UCLA)  Embeddings of the 2sphere in S^2 times S^2 
Wednesdays, 33:50PM, MS 6201
Date  Speaker  Title 

January 11  Eric Peterson (Harvard)  Determinantal Ktheory and a few applications 
January 18  Anna Marie Bohmann (Vanderbilt)  Computational Tools for Topological coHochschild Homology 
January 25  Dylan Wilson (Northwestern)  Kervaire invariants, even spaces, and equivariant operations 
February 1  Angelica Osorno (Reed)  On equivariant infinite loop space machines 
March 15  Zhouli Xu (UChicago)  Computing stable homotopy groups of spheres: two methods 
Date  Speaker  Title 

March 13 MS 6627 
Mark Hughes (Brigham Young University)  
March 13 MS 6627 
John Etnyre (Georgia Tech) 