math-ph seminar



This seminar is an informal, discussion-style seminar for students in mathematical physics. Any and all are welcome to speak and/or come and discuss. You can even request a topic you'd like someone to talk about here.

schedule: MWF 3 - 4pm @ TBD


October 25, 2017 — Nilay — differential characters

October 27, 2017 — Sean — the variational bicomplex

October 30, 2017 — Pax — heat kernel asymptotics

November 6, 2017 — Nilay — characteristic forms and simplicial sheaves I

November 8, 2017 — Nilay — characteristic forms and simplicial sheaves II

November 10, 2017 — Pax — the Witt and Virasoro algebras

November 13, 2017 — Sean — particle mechanics on jet space

November 17, 2017 — Sean — variational approach to bv I

November 20, 2017 — Mike — the local Weyl law

November 27, 2017 — Sean — variational approach to bv II

January 10, 2018 — Nilay — smooth Deligne cohomology

January 12, 2018 — Pax — modular tensor categories

January 17, 2018 — Nilay — more Deligne cohomology