Student Geometry and Topology Seminar - Fall 2017
Department of Mathematics, University of Oklahoma
Time: Friday 4:30-5:30
Room: PHSC 809




The theme of this semester is Alexandrov Geometry. Sources:

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
8/25/17 Organization Meeting
9/1/17 Jon Epstein An introduction to length spaces
9/15/17 Jonathan Merlini Angles, triangles, and comparison theorems
9/22/17 Cory Wilson Non-zero curvature bounds and globalization
9/29/17 Paul Plummer Non-positive curvature and the Cartan-Hadamard Theorem
10/6/17 Ben Stucky Exotic aspherical manifolds
10/20/17 Thomas Morgan On the index of $\Gamma^+(\Z/p\Z\rtimes \Z/q\Z,\pi)$ in $\text{Aut}^+(F_2)$
10/27/17 Connor Davis Billiards and the puff pastry
11/3/17 Connor Davis Return of billiards and the puff pastry
12/1/17 Thomas Lane An introduction to the exotic world of manifolds
12/8/17 Connor Davis Fast-slow vector fields


For more information about this seminar, contact Ben Stucky or Paul Plummer.

Here are links to past seminars:

  • Summer 2017
  • Spring 2017
  • Fall 2016
  • Spring 2016
  • Fall 2015
  • Fall 2014
  • Fall 2013
  • Spring 2013
  • Fall 2012
  • Spring 2011
  • Fall 2010
  • Spring 2010
  • Fall 2009
  • Spring 2009
  • Fall 2008
  • Spring 2008
  • Fall 2007
  • Spring 2007
  • Fall 2006
  • Spring 2006