Geometry and Topology Seminars

http://homepage.divms.uiowa.edu/~mftehrani/RTG-IOWA.html
This group runs the following weekly seminars:
Topology Reading Seminar: Tuesdays 2:30 - 3:20pm, 105MLH, Organizer: Anup Poudel
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nmG96Xt32EaS4PVtPZk0ezAPX31jMiEtzPBAgzugv7E

Topology Seminar: Thursdays 2:30 - 3:20pm, 105MLH, Organizer: Mohammad Farajzadeh Tehrani
https://docs.google.com/document/d/19paVEae17w4_XLjz4_zHkhzxfvOpc6yABNDFjKNPdFY

Braid Seminar: Mondays 2:30-3:30 B13 MLH and Thursdays 1:00-2:00pm B11 MLH. Organizer: Keiko Kawamuro

Trisection Seminar: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm B11 MLH. Organizer: Jose Roman Aranda Cuevas and Puttipong Pongtanapaisan
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pYFnHfestwXzOvQDMGLRPM5ypFiC-aBY6sMyMDqqSWU/edit?usp=sharing

Graduate Geometry Seminar:
Mondays 3:30-4:30pm
Location: TBA
Organizer: Mohammad Farajzadeh Tehrani

Geometric Group Theory Seminar:
Mondays 1:30pm - 2:30pm in B13 MLH
Organizer: Josh Pankau

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: See below
    Speaker: See below

    April 14, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:20pm

    Online

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: See below
    Speaker: See below

    April 21, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:20pm

    Online

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: Lori Ziegelmeier, Macalester University

    September 10, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:20pm

    TBA

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: Alex Zupan, Univ. of Nebraska at Lincoln

    September 11, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:20pm

    TBA

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: Sam Nariman, Purdue University

    September 14, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:20pm

    TBA

Recent Archived Seminars

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: See below
    Speaker: See below

    Apr 07, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: Mohammad Tehrani

    Apr 02, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: See below
    Speaker: See below

    Mar 31, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Lifting cobordisms and Kontsevich-type recursions for counts of real curves
    Speaker: Xujia Chen, Stony Brook

    Mar 12, 2020

  • Preliminary of Topology Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: Xuija Chen, Stony Brook University

    Mar 12, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Stein Manifolds II
    Speaker: Miguel Landeros

    Mar 10, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Stein Manifolds
    Speaker: Miguel Landeros

    Mar 03, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Taut foliations and left-orderability of three-manifold groups
    Speaker: Ying Hu, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

    Feb 27, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Gompf's theorem on normal connected sum
    Speaker: Keiko Kawamuro

    Feb 25, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: Ben Cooper

    Feb 20, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Symplectic surgery
    Speaker: Rebecca Sorsen

    Feb 18, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Coends, renormatlized traces and manifold invariants.
    Speaker: Azat Gainutdinov, Institut Denis-Poisson, CNRS, Université de Tours, Tours, France

    Feb 13, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Contact 3-manifolds
    Speaker: Joshua Pankau

    Feb 11, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Lefschetz vibrations and open books
    Speaker: Keiko Kawamuro

    Feb 06, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Lefschetz fibrations and open books
    Speaker: Keiko Kawamuro

    Feb 06, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Symplectic 4-manifolds
    Speaker: Imad Bakhira

    Feb 04, 2020

  • Braid Seminar

    Topic: Braid Foliations in Low-Dimensional Topology
    Speaker: Rebecca Sorsen

    Jan 30, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Constellations and an Algebraic Planar Diagram Code
    Speaker: Nick Connolly

    Dec 12, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Computations of the tau invariant
    Speaker: Miguel Landeros

    Dec 10, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Concordance and homotopy for knots in homology spheres
    Speaker: Chris Davis

    Dec 05, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Concordance and homotopy for knots in homology spheres
    Speaker: Chris Davis, University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

    Dec 05, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Computations of the tau invariant
    Speaker: Miguel Landeros

    Dec 03, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: S is not equal to Tau (Part 2)
    Speaker: Keiko Kawamuro

    Nov 21, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Are Rasmussen's $s$-invariant and Ozsvath and Szabo's $\tau$-invariant the same invariant?
    Speaker: Mitchell Messmore

    Nov 19, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Concordance Genus Bounds
    Speaker: Anup Poudel

    Nov 12, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Homology Cobordisms and Handle Decomposition II
    Speaker: Ali Daemi (Washington University, St Louis)

    Nov 07, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Homology Cobordisms and Handle Decomposition I
    Speaker: Ali Daemi (Washington University, St Louis)

    Nov 07, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Properties of the Upsilon Invariant
    Speaker: Puttipong Pongtanapaisan

    Nov 05, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Heegaard genus and the complexity of fibered knots
    Speaker: Mustafa Cengiz (Boston College)

    Oct 31, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: On the Upsilon invariant of knots
    Speaker: Puttipong Pongtanapaisan

    Oct 29, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: $\sigma_2$ Yamabe problem in dimension 4, existence and uniqueness.
    Speaker: Biao Ma

    Oct 28, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Knot Floer homology and relative adjunction inequalities
    Speaker: Katherine Raoux (Michigan State University)

    Oct 24, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: d Invariant
    Speaker: Elaina Aceves

    Oct 22, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Right-veering but overtwisted
    Speaker: Keiko Kawamuro

    Oct 17, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Concordance Invariants
    Speaker: Joshua Pankau

    Oct 15, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: On round handles and logarithmic transforms.
    Speaker: Jose R. Aranda Cuevas

    Oct 14, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Trivalent category, monoidal functor: an invariant story
    Speaker: Shawn Nevalainen

    Oct 10, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Nu invariant
    Speaker: Joshua Pankau

    Oct 08, 2019