Chennai Mathematical Institute

Seminars




Seminars for the year 2011
  • 22-12-11
    12:00-1:00
    Multiple zeta functions
    Pierre Cartier
    Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, France.

  • 21-12-11
    3:30 p.m.
    UNITY OF MATHEMATICS LECTURE SERIES
    NBHM AIS on Invariant Theory
    On invariants in geometry, algebra, and mechanics (classical, relativistic and quantum): a century of developments
    Pierre Cartier
    Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, France.

  • 20-12-11
    12:00 noon
    Category of locally compact quantum groups(Abstract)
    Sutanu Roy
    Mathematisches Institut, Universitaet Goettingen.

  • 09-12-11
    11.00 a.m.
    PUBLIC VIVA-VOCE NOTIFICATION
    Decidability Results For Extended Dolev-Yao Theories(Abstract)
    A. Baskar
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 08-12-11
    3:30 p.m.
    Accelerators and their applications at IUAC(Abstract)
    Sarvesh Kumar
    High Current Injector Division, Beam Transport Lab
    Inter-University Accelerator Centre (IUAC), New Delhi.

  • 06-12-11
    2.00 p.m.
    New Methods And Ideas For Yang-Mills Scattering
    Eleonora Dell'Aquila
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 05-12-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Kinetic exchange models of wealth distribution: microscopic dynamics(Abstract)
    Parongama Sen
    Kolkata University.

  • 01-12-11
    12:00 noon
    A polynomial kernel for Feedback Arc Set on Bipartite Tournaments(Abstract)
    Pranabendu Misra
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 16-11-11
    3.30 p.m.
    A Vehicle for Space Research at Modest Cost(Abstract)
    T.N. Rengarajan
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 17-11-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Correlation Functions in AdS_4/CFT_3
    Suvrat Raju
    HRI, Allahabad.

  • 15-11-11
    11.30 a.m.
    Reviewing BCFW etc
    Suvrat Raju
    HRI, Allahabad.

  • 11-11-11
    11.00 a.m.
    How powerful is logspace unambiguity?(Abstract)
    Ragunath Tewari
    IIT Kharagpur.

  • 09-11-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Does Measurement Necessarily Destroy Coherence?(Abstract)
    Partha Ghose
    Bose Institute, Kolkata.

  • 02-11-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Reading ramayana in the 21st century(Abstract)
    Arshia Sattar


  • 31-10-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Physics Nobel prize 2011: Establishing distance scales in the universe(Abstract)
    Shiv Sethi
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

  • 31-10-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Local Galois representations attached to Hilbert modular forms(Abstract)
    Baskar Balasubramanyam
    IISER, Pune.

  • 28-10-11
    3.30-5.00 p.m.
    David R M Irving -- Intercultural Contact and the Comparative Study of Musical Instruments, 1500-1800 & Katherine Butler Schofield -- Indo-Persian musical synthesis? The tanbur and rudra vina in seventeenth-century Indo-Persian treatises(Abstract)
    David R M Irving & Katherine Butler Schofield


  • 28-10-11
    10.30 a.m.
    Computational Systems Biology: A Tutorial(Abstract)
    P.S. Thiagarajan
    NUS, Singapore.

  • 20-10-11
    3.30 p.m.
    A memory saving algorithm for eigenvalue computations of quantum systems(Abstract)
    Ravi Chandra
    Techion, Israel.

  • 12-10-11 (Film Screening)
    2:15 p.m.
    A Different Pilgrimage(Abstract)
    S Krishnaswamy


  • 26-09-11 (Set of lectures)
    2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
    Several complex variables (First lecture)(Abstract)
    Gautam Bharali
    IISc., Bangalore.

  • 21-09-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Galois symbols on the square of an elliptic curve
    Dinakar Ramakrishnan
    California Institute of Technology.

  • 21-09-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Revisiting the Heisenberg Microscope(Abstract)
    N.D. Hari Dass
    Chennai Mathematical Institute and CQIQC (IISc).

  • 19-09-11
    2.00 p.m.
    A tour of Ulrich bundles(Abstract)
    Emre Coskun
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 14-09-11
    3.30-4.45 p.m.
    Seeking Counseling help(Abstract)
    Saras Bhaskar
    Counseling Psychologist & Coach (www.chennaicounseling.com).

  • 09-09-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Perfect Entanglement Transport in Quantum Spin Chain System
    Sujit Sarkar
    Poorna Prajna Institute, Bengalooru.

  • 30-08-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Supersymmetric Chern-Simons-Matter theory and Super Yang-Mills on R x S2
    Bobby Ezhuthachan
    HRI, Allahabad.

  • 29-08-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Black holes and black branes in Einstein-Lovelock gravity(Abstract)
    L.C.R. Wijewardhana
    University of Cincinnati, U.S.A.

  • 26-08-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Betti Numbers of Monomial Curves
    Hema Srinivasan
    University of Missouri, U.S.A.

  • 25-08-11
    3.30 p.m.
    BGG reciprocity for current algebras
    Vyjayanthi Chari
    University of California, U.S.A.

  • 24-08-11
    2.00 p.m.
    SAGE- Open source Mathematical Software
    P. Vanchinathan
    VIT University, Chennai.

  • 18-08-11
    12:00 noon
    Deciding Robustness against Total Store Ordering(Abstract)
    Ahmed Bouajjani
    LIAFA, University of Paris 7, France.

  • 17-08-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Stochastic games with perfect information
    T.E.S. Raghavan
    University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A.

  • 16-08-11
    3.30.p.m.
    The nonlocal Pancharatnam Phase(Abstract)
    J. Samuel
    Raman Research Institute, Bangalore.

  • 09-08-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Supersolidity in Helium : Novel Phase or Quantum Metallurgy?(Abstract)
    Kinjal Dasbiswas
    University of Florida, U.S.A.

  • 27-07-11
    2:00 p.m.
    Non-abelian Grothendieck Duality(Abstract)
    Romie Banerjee
    Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.

  • 14-07-11
    3:30 p.m.
    Detecting flatness over smooth bases
    Srikanth Iyengar
    University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

  • 14-07-11
    2:00 p.m.
    Local cohomology supported at determinantal ideals
    Anurag Singh
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City.

  • 12-07-11 & 13-07-11
    3.30-4.30 p.m.
    Uses of Lie groups and Lie algebras in Physics (AIS ON LIE ALGEBRAS)
    N. Mukunda
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

  • 07-07-11
    11.30 a.m.
    Nonintegrability in String Theory
    Pallab Basu
    University of Kentucky, U.S.A.

  • 07-07-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Modified de Broglie-Bohm quantum trajectories and some insights into the Born's probability axiom(Abstract)
    Moncy John
    St Thomas College, Kozhencherry.

  • 28-06-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Cubicity, Degeneracy and Crossing Number(Abstract)
    Rogers Mathew
    IISc, Bangalore.

  • 24-06-11
    3.00 p.m.
    PUBLIC VIVA-VOCE NOTIFICATION - Problems related to Invariant theory of Torus and finite groups(Abstract)
    Santosha Kumar Pattanayak
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 23-06-11
    2.30 p.m.
    The Jacobian of a smooth projective curve
    S. Padmavathi
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 21-06-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Constraint Algebra in Loop Quantum Gravity
    Alok Laddha
    Penn State University, U.S.A.

  • 20-06-11
    11.00 a.m.
    T-duality for massive states of closed bosonic string
    Jnan Maharana
    IOP, Bhubaneshwar.

  • 20-06-11
    3.00 p.m.
    A generalization of Zariski's result on cyclic multiple planes(Abstract)
    R.V. Gurjar
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 14-06-11
    2.30 p.m.
    My Mathematical Reminiscences (the concluding talk)
    Prof. C.S. Seshadri
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 10-06-11
    2.30 to 3.15 and 3.30 to 4.15 (Two Parts)
    My Mathematical Reminiscences
    Prof. C.S. Seshadri
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 05-05-11
    2.15 p.m.
    Non-relativistic metrics from back-reacting fermions
    Dileep Jatkar
    HRI, Allahabad.

  • 28-04-11
    3.30 p.m.
    On the impossibility of instantiating PSS in the standard model(Abstract)
    Rishiraj Bhattacharyya
    ISI Kolkata.

  • 04-05-11
    9.30 a.m.
    PUBLIC VIVA-VOCE NOTIFICATION: Equilibria in Bimatrix Games and Stochastic Games: Theoretical and Computational Aspects(Abstract)
    Nagarajan Krishnamurthy
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 21-04-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Kinetically constrained spin models(Abstract)
    Oriane Blondel
    ENS, France.

  • 20-04-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Space-time resonances for the nonlinear Schrodinger equation(Abstract)
    Nicolas Laillet
    ENS, France.

  • 29-03-11
    3.30 p.m.
    robner bases & degenerations
    V. Lakshmibai
    Northeastern University, U.S.A.

  • 21-03-11 (Series of Lectures)
    3.30 p.m.
    Overview of the theory of elliptic curves(Abstract)
    Sujatha Ramdorai
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 17-03-11
    2. 00 p.m.
    Holographic Superfluids
    K. Yogendran
    IISER, Mohali.

  • 16-03-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Algebraic geometry and Analysis
    M.S. Narasimhan
    TIFR, Bangalore.

  • 14-03-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Quantum unique ergodicity and number theory
    Kannan Soundararajan
    Stanford University, U.S.A.

  • 11-03-11
    First session: 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM, Second session: 2.00 PM to 4.00 PM
    Experimental physics day(Abstract)



  • 16-03-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Do you need to understand General Theory of Relativity to understand gravitation?(Abstract)
    N.D. Hari Dass
    Chennai Mathematical Institute.

  • 16-03-11
    12:00 noon
    Model based design, Integration Models, UML(Abstract)
    Prakash Chandrasekaran
    CEA LIST DILS, France.

  • 10-03-11
    4.00 p.m.
    Varieties not homeomorphic to their conjugates(Abstract)
    C.S. Rajan
    TIFR, Mumbai.

  • 21-02-11 (Lecture Series: 21, 22, 24 February 2011)
    3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Applying Combinatorial Topology to Distributed Computing(Abstract)
    Maurice Herlihy
    Brown University.

  • 18-02-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Calculations in Exceptional Groups over Rings
    Nikolai Vavilov
    St. Petersburg University, Russia.

  • 16-02-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Introduction to Loop Quantum Gravity and Loop Quantum Black Holes(Abstract)
    Andrew DeBenedictis
    Simon Fraser University, and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences, Vancouver, Canada.

  • 11-02-11:11:50 am,
    Feb 14:2:00 pm,
    Feb 17:11:50 am,
    Feb 18:11:50 am and
    Feb 21:2:00 pm (series of lectures)
    The following topics will be covered in this series of lectures. Fourier series, motivation etc., some pointwise convergence results and L-2 theory, applications of Fourier series, from Fourier series to Fourier transforms and a couple of lectures on Fourier transforms(Abstract)
    Alladi Sitaram
    Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

  • 09-02-11
    3.30 p.m.
    K. Lakshmanan Memorial Distinguished Lecture: Partition functions
    R. Balasubramanian
    Director, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

  • 09-02-11
    2.00 p.m.
    R.K. Rubugunday Distinguished Lecture: A glimpse into non-Euclidean harmonic analysis
    Alladi Sitaram
    Raja Ramanna Fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

  • 07-02-11
    3.30 p.m.
    NSF Funding models and opportunities
    Sastry G Pantula
    Director, Division of Mathematical Sciences, NSF and Professor, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University.

  • 03-02-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Recent Progress in Gauge-String Duality in D=2+1(Abstract)
    Abhishek Agarwal
    American Physical Society.

  • 02-02-11
    2.30 PM to 3.15 PM and 3.30 PM to 4.15 PM
    Quantum Chaos: Origins and Developments(Abstract)
    Steve Tomsovic
    Washington State University, U.S.A.

  • 01-02-11
    2.00 p.m.
    From Quarks to Strings via Magnets: Recent progress in Gauge and String Theories(Abstract)
    Abhishek Agarwal
    American Physics Society, New York, U.S.A.

  • 31-01-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Fluids with color: Lagrangians, solitons and color coherence(Abstract)
    V.P. Nair
    New York University, U.S.A.

  • 28-01-11
    11.00 a.m.
    Low temperature properties of holographic superconductors(Abstract)
    Pallab Basu
    U. Kentucky, U.S.A.

  • 27-01-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Feynman's Last Problem 30 years Later: Liquid Helium and QCD(Abstract)
    V.P. Nair
    City University, New York.

  • 27-01-11
    3.30 p.m.
    Bounds for Betti numbers(Abstract)
    Aldo Conca
    University of Genova.

  • 27-01-11
    3.45 p.m.
    Transitive-Closure Spanners(Abstract)
    Arnab Bhattacharya
    MIT, U.S.A.

  • 25-01-11
    3.45 p.m.
    A Unified Framework for Testing Linear-Invariant Properties(Abstract)
    Arnab Bhattacharya
    MIT, U.S.A.

  • 19-01-11
    10.00 a.m.
    Prospects for topological quantum computing(Abstract)
    Sir Anthony Leggett (Nobel Prize Physics 2003)
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.

  • 11-01-11
    2.00 p.m.
    Around Maslov index
    Jean Barge
    Ecole Polytechnique, France.

  • 10-01-11
    Cold atoms in optical cavities: Bloch Oscillations & Band-Structure Loops(Abstract)
    Prasanna Balasubramanian
    McMaster University, Hamilton,Canada.

  • 10-01-11
    10th, 12th, 14th, 17th, 19th, 21st, 24th, 27th and 28th January 2011
    Monday, Wednesday and Friday. (except that instead of 26th January, we have the lecture on 27th because of Republic Day Holiday)
    2.00-3.15 P.M.
    Chevalley Structure Theorem on Algebraic groups, and beyond(Abstract)
    Michel Brion
    Institut Fourier, Grenoble, France.

  • 05-01-11
    10.45 a.m.
    Physics and Mathematics at the Frontier(Abstract)
    David Gross (Physics Nobel 2004)
    Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, Sanata Barbara, U.S.A.





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