CMI was set up on 10 October, 1989. To
mark the 25th anniversary of the Institute, a series of special
lectures and events are being organized during the year
2014–2015.
Silver Jubilee Conferences and Workshops

1st CMI Alumni Conference,
January 7–10, 2015.

4th Workshop on Automata, Concurrency and
Timed Systems, February 9–13, 2015.

Astronomy, Cosmology and Fundamental
Physics with Gravitational Waves, March 2–4, 2015.

International Conference on Algebra, Geometry and History
of Mathematics, in honour of R. Sridharan on the
occasion of his 80th birthday, July 27–29, 2015.

NS@50: Fifty Years of the
NarasimhanSeshadri Theorem,
Workshop: October 5–9, 2015, Conference: October 12–16, 2015.
Silver Jubilee Lectures
Rajesh Gopakumar, ICTS, Bangalore
The Remarriage of Mathematics and Physics
11 September, 2015
V Balakrishnan, IIT Madras
Random Walks on Sierpinski Fractals
9 September, 2015
Sunil Mukhi, TIFR, Mumbai
The Wonders of Conformal Field Theory
31 August, 2015
Loic Merel, University of Paris VII, France
The explicit version of the ManinDrinfeld theorem
28 August, 2015
Sinnou David, University of Paris VI, France
On Lehmer Problem on semiabelian varieties
27 August, 2015
Joseph Samuel, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore
Classical and Quantum Cloning
26 August, 2015
R. Parimala, Emory University
Localglobal principles over function fields
19 August, 2015
S.G. Rajeev, University of Rochester
It is a Rough World In There: Regularity of Quantum Fields
5 August, 2015
Sandip Trivedi, TIFR, Mumbai
Inflation, Initial Conditions and Symmetries
8 April, 2015
Michael Berry, University of Bristol
Nature's optics and our understanding of light
30 March, 2015
Manjunath Krishnapur, IISc, Bangalore
How likely is a random matrix to be singular?
23 March, 2015
A. Raghuram, IISER, Pune
From Calculus to Number Theory (via Cohomology)
23 March, 2015
Naresh Dadhich, IUCAA, Pune and Centre for Theoretical
Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi
Why Einstein?
16 March, 2015
Kavita Ramanan, Brown University
Projections of highdimensional probability measures
11 March, 2015
Sukanta Bose, IUCAA, Pune
What Physics and Astrophysics of Compact Objects will
Gravitational Wave Observations Teach Us?
4 March, 2015
Tarun Souradeep, IUCAA, Pune
In pursuit of elusive cosmic gravitational waves
3 March, 2015
Bala R Iyer, ICTSTIFR, Bangalore
LIGOIndia: Towards Multimessenger Astronomy
2 March, 2015
V. Kumar Murty, University of Toronto
Rational Points on Elliptic Curves
24 February, 2015
Philippe Schnoebelen, LSV, ENS Cachan
Basics of WQO theory, with some applications in computer science
23 February, 2015
Pascal Weil, LaBRI, University of Bordeaux
An overview of the theory of varieties of languages
19 February, 2015
Deepak Dhar, TIFR
Rocks, Rivers and Sand: Simple models of complex systems
18 February, 2015
Howard Straubing, Boston College
What can automata theory tell us about computational complexity?
12 February, 2015
Alladi Sitaram, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore
Fourier and HarishChandra; the tale of two harmonic analysts
4 February, 2015
V. Lakshmibai, Northeastern University
Ubiquity of Schubert varieties
28 January, 2015
Ahmed Bouajjani, University of Paris Denis Diderot (Paris 7)
Tractable Refinement Checking for Concurrent Objects
22 January, 2015
Peter Symonds, University of Manchester
Group actions on polynomial rings
16 January, 2015
S.R.S. Varadhan, New York University
Random Graphs
13 January, 2015
Dipak K. Dey, University of Connecticut
Cliquebased Method for Social Network Clustering
6 January, 2015
Madhu Sudan, MIT and Microsoft Research
Communication Amid Uncertainty
6 January, 2015
Parosh Aziz Abdulla, Uppsala University
Cutoffs in Parameterized Verification
10 December 2014
Kim Plofker, Union College
Algebraic and other approximations of trigonometric
functions in 12thcentury Sanskrit astronomy
3 December 2014
Heribert Vollmer, University of Hanover
Modal Independence Logic
19 November 2014
Jaikumar Radhakrishnan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Mutual Information in OneShot
12 November 2014
Mukund Thattai, National Centre for Biological Sciences
The watchmaker's apprentice: building a synthetic genetic oscillator with parts borrowed from nature
30 October 2014
R. Balasubramanian, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences
The ternary Goldbach conjecture
10 October 2014
P.S. Thiagarajan, National University of Singapore
Approximate analysis of hybrid systems
8 October 2014
David Mumford, Brown University
Feynman path integrals in the finite dimensional case and applications
4 September 2014
David Mumford, Brown University
Mathematical Models of the Heavens: from yugas to chaos
(K. Madhava Sarma Memorial Distinguished Lecture)
3 September 2014
David Mumford, Brown University
Information theory and the analysis of language
2 September 2014
