A colloquium series in Mathematics and Computer Science

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Upcoming Colloquia

Date and time Room
Language of the Talk
May 29, 2018 4:30pm 1A150 Nicola Pagani (University of Liverpool)
Moduli spaces, a gentle introduction *** Seminario per gli studenti *** English
June 14, 2018 4:00pm TBD Prof. Pietro Perona (California Institute of Technology)
Visual recognition: From categorization to knowledge English
December 18, 2018 4:00pm TBD Prof. Gigliola Staffilani (MIT, Boston)

Previous Colloquia

Recorded colloquia*
Language of the Talk
May 8, 2018 4:00pm Prof. Guido Kings (Universität Regensburg)
The Birch-Swinnerton-Dyer conjecture, some recent progress --- English
April 19, 2018 3:30pm Moreno Andreatta (CNRS - IRCAM - UPMC)
Nastri, orologi e ciambelle: un viaggio nella ricerca "matemusicale" contemporanea *** Seminario per gli studenti *** --- Italian
April 10, 2018 4:00pm Prof. Glenn Stevens (Boston University)
p-adic variation in the theory of automorphic forms --- English
March 20, 2018 4:00pm Prof. Alessio Figalli (ETH Zürich)
Regularity of interfaces in phase transition via obstacle problems --- English
March 08, 2018 4:30pm Prof. Marta Sanz-Solé (Universitat de Barcelona)
A gentle walk through SPDEs *** Seminario per gli studenti *** --- English
February 15, 2018 4:00pm Prof. Camillo De Lellis (Universität Zürich & IAS Princeton)
Pieces of soap films --- English
November 29, 2017 4:00pm Don Bernard Zagier (Max Plank Institute, Bonn - ICTP Trieste)
Modular Forms and their Appearances in Physics --- English
June 08, 2017 4:00 pm Barbara Mazzolai (Center for Micro-BioRobotics, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia)
Learning by Nature: How to Build Soft Robots --- English
May 19, 2017 11:00 am Anand Rajan (Intel Labs)
A Tale of two Emerging Paradigms - IoT & 5G: Decoding the Security Research Challenges & Opportunities --- English
May 04, 2017 04:00 pm Fedor A. Bogomolov (Courant Institute - NYU)
Unramified Correspondences and Torsion Points of Elliptic Curves --- English
April 11, 2017 4:00 pm Corinna Ulcigrai (University of Bristol)
Billiards, Surfaces and Chaos --- English
April 06, 2017 4:30 pm Franck Morgan (Williams College, USA)
The Isoperimetric Problem with Density *** Seminario per gli studenti *** --- English
February 28, 2017 4:00 pm
Lloyd Nick Trefethen (University of Oxford)
Cubature, approximation, and isotropy in the hypercube --- English
November 30, 2016 4:30pm
Gianluca Crippa (University of Basel)
How to optimally stir your coffee: Challenges in differential equations *** Seminario per gli studenti *** --- Italian
May 26, 2016 4:00pm
Dr. Ralph Droms (Cisco Systems, Inc.)
The Internet Protocols and ICN: Replacing Devices with Data in the Internet --- English
May 17, 2016 4:00pm
Prof. Marino Gatto (Politecnico di Milano)
Vito Volterra e lo studio della complessita' delle interazioni ecologiche --- Italian
May 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
Prof. Fernando Rodriguez Villegas (Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics)
Combinatorics as geometry --- English
April 19, 2016 - 4:00pm
Prof. Benoit Perthame (Université Pierre et Marie Curie) Adaptive evolution and concentrations in parabolic PDEs --- English
March 14, 2016 4:30pm
Prof. Francis Clarke (University of Lyon) Control & Mathematics: a painless introduction *** Seminario per gli studenti *** ---
March 15, 2016 4:00pm
Prof. Luigi Preziosi (Politecnico di Torino) Modelli matematici di crescita e motilita' cellulare ---
June 9, 2015, 4:00pm
Prof. Ivar Ekeland (Université Paris Dauphine) Are people rational? Yes English
May 25, 2015, 9:30am
Prof. Silvio Micali (MIT, Boston) Proof, Secrets, and Computation Yes English
April 28, 2015, 4:00pm
Prof. Martin Grötschel (Zuse Institute, Technische Universität, and Matheon Berlin, Germany) Polyhedra: Their Description and Use
March 31, 2015, 4:30pm
Prof. Yves André (Institut de Math. de Jussieu) Volumes, complexity, transcendence ---
November 28, 2014, 2:30pm
Prof. Bruno Chiarellotto (Universita' di Padova) Il lavoro e la vita di Alexander Grothendieck -- Italian
March 25, 2014, 4:00pm
Prof. Alfio Quarteroni (Ecole Polytechnique de Lausanne and Politecnico di Milano) The challenge of complexity in numerical simulations -- English
April 8, 2014, 4:00pm
Prof. Camillo De Lellis (Univ. Zuerich) From Nash to Onsager: funny coincidences across differential geometry and the theory of turbulence English
May 13, 2014, 4:00pm
Prof. Massimo Fornasier (Univ. di Monaco) From Mantegna's frescoes to variational methods for the inpainting of images - (Colloquia Prodi) - Talk in memory of Vicent Caselles Italian
21.01.2014, 4:00pm
Prof. Ciro Ciliberto (Univ. Roma Tor Vergata) Limiting cases
20.11.2013, 4:00pm
Prof. Andrew S. Tanenbaum (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Where are we going?
24.9.2013, 4:00pm
Avinoam Mann (Einstein Institute of Mathematics - Hebrew University of Jerusalem) What is asymptotic group theory?
Rainer Dahlhaus (Universitaet Heidelberg)

Phase Synchronization and Cointegration: Bridging Two Theories
Gene Abrams (University of Colorado)
Leavitt path algebras -- Something for everyone:
algebra, analysis, graph theory, number theory

Antonio Marquina (Universidad de Valencia)
The total variation norm in computational fluid dynamics 
and image processing
Giovanna Citti (Universita' di Bologna)
A cortical inspired, geometrical model for contour perception and motion integration Yes
Mariano Giaquinta (Scuola Normale Superiore) Il periodo iniziale del Calcolo delle Variazioni Yes
Angelo Guerraggio (Univ. Insubria)
La nascita dell'Analisi funzionale Yes
Stuart Russell (UC Berkeley and Univ. Pierre et Marie Curie)
Unifying logic and probability: A "New Dawn" for Artificial Intelligence? Yes
Angelo Vistoli (Scuola Normale Superiore)
Dimensione essenziale Yes
Georges Gonthier (Microsoft Research) Proof engineering, from the Four Color to the Odd Order Theorem Yes
11.12.2012 Henry Berestycki (EHESS, Parigi) Reaction-diffusion equations and propagation phenomena Yes
Claudio Bartocci (Universita' di Genova) Hilbert e la rifondazione della geometria Yes
Adrian Iovita (Univ. Padova) p-Adic Families of Modular Forms
Giovanni Sambin (Univ. Padova)
Why point-free topology is more general than standard topology: an embedding of concrete spaces into positive topologies Yes
Alberto Gandolfi (Univ. Firenze)
Indipendenza, probabilita' condizionate, diseguaglianze di correlazione e grafi Yes
G\E9rard Meurant (Former Research Director, Commissariat \E0 l'Energie Atomique, France) History of Supercomputers: past, present and future
Boi Faltings (EPFL, Lausanne)
Getting agents to tell the truth Yes
Susanna Terracini (Universita' Milano Bicocca)
Partizioni ottimali e problemi ellittici con forte competizione

Janos Pintz (Hungarian Academy of Sciences)
On the twin prime conjecture
Ian Sloan (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)
Lifting the curse of dimensionality: numerical integration in very high dimensions
Laszlo Fuchs (Tulane University, New Orleans)
When is an abelian group free abelian?

Hendrik Lenstra (Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands)
Modelling finite fields
Daniele Mundici (Univ. Firenze)
La logica dei poliedri
Francis Clarke (Universit\E9 Claude Bernard Lyon 1)
An introduction to discontinuous feedback in control
Bruce Olberding (New Mexico State University)
Noetherian rings from a non-Noetherian perspective

Donatella Marini (Universit\E0 di Pavia)
Twist-Kirchhoff model for plate bending problems

Marco LiCalzi (Univ. Ca' Foscari Venezia)
L'ingegneria dell'interazione strategica

Gerhard Wanner (Universit\E9 de Gen\E8ve) Kepler, Newton and Numerical Analysis

Antonio Fasano (Univ. Firenze)
Nonstandard flows in porous media: mathematics vs.

* Recorded colloquia: some seminars have been recorded. They can be seen by accessing this web page with a computer located inside the department and with a wired network connection.

Archive of previous colloquia (before Academic Year 2010-2011)

For any information on the Colloquia Patavina series, please refer to the colloquia committee: Fabio ANCONA, Cinzia BONOTTO, Laura CARAVENNA, Mauro CONTI, Adrian IOVITA, Matteo LONGO.
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