Mathematical Sciences

School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics

Geometry Topology Dynamical Systems Seminar

Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Spring 2020: Unless otherwise noted, the GTDS Seminar will be held on Mondays @ 11:30 am in GR 4.208.

(Fall 2019: Seminars were held on Mondays @ 2:30 pm in ATC 1.305)

The seminar is organized by Dr. Anh Tran and Dr. Baris Coskunuzer. If you have questions about this seminar please contact Dr. Anh Tran.

Archive of talks from previous semesters




Mon Apr 27

Alicia Harper

Texas A&M


Mon Apr 20

Adam Clay

Univ. of Manitoba


Mon Mar 30

Gregory Chambers

Rice Univ.


Fri Mar 27

Time, Room

Zeno Huang



Wed Mar 25

Time, Room

Takayuki Morifuji

Keio Univ.


Mon Mar 23

Mike Wolf

Rice Univ.


Mon Mar 09

Stephen McKeown

UT Dallas


Mon Mar 02

John Etnyre

Georgia Tech

Curvature and contact topology

Mon Feb 24

Eric Chen

UC Santa Barbara

Critical integral curvature pinching and the Ricci flow

Mon Feb 17

Baris Coskunuzer

UT Dallas

Minimal Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-Manifolds

Mon Jan 27

Dan Knopf

UT Austin

Ricci solitons, conical singularities, and nonuniqueness

Mon Nov 18

Hung Tran

Texas Tech Univ.

Geometry and Topology of a Four-Dimensional Manifold

Mon Nov 04

Brendan Pawlowski

Univ. of Southern California

Symmetric and skew-symmetric matrix Schubert varieties

Mon Oct 21

Jozef Przytycki

George Washington Univ.

Extensions and (co)homology in universal algebra

Mon Oct 14

Nam Trang

Univ. of North Texas

Large cardinals, forcing axioms, and determinacy

Mon Oct 07

Hung C. Tran

Univ. of Oklahoma

On quasiconvex subgroups

Mon Sep 30

Ignat Soroko

Louisiana State Univ.

Groups of type FP and their quasi-isometry classes

Mon Sep 23

Ken Richardson

Texas Christian Univ.

Introduction to geometric eta and zeta functions

Mon Sep 16

Baris Coskunuzer

UT Dallas

Minimal Surfaces in 3-Manifolds