College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Geometry and Topology Seminars
This group runs the following weekly seminars:
Topology Reading Seminar: Tuesdays 2:30  3:30pm, 113 MLH, Organizer: Román Aranda
Topology Seminar: Thursdays 2:30  3:30pm, 113 MLH, Organizer: Puttipong Pongtanapaisan
Graduate Geometry Seminar: Fridays 3:30  4:30pm, B13 MLH, Organizer: Mohammad Farajzadeh Tehrani
Website: https://iowaundergroundtopologygeometry.wordpress.com/seminars/
There are no upcoming Geometry and Topology seminars at this time.
Recent Archived Seminars

Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "Summary of Plamenevskaya's Paper: Transverse Knots and Khovanov Homology"Speaker: Elaina AcevesApr 30, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: "A gentle introduction to Bordered HeegaardFloer Homology"Speaker: Rebeccah MacKinnonApr 25, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "Khovanov homology and the slice genus"Speaker: Keiko KawamuroApr 23, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: sl(3) link homologySpeaker: Shawn NevalainenApr 16, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: "Boundary and orientability issues in counting Jholomorphic disks"Speaker: Mohammad TehraniApr 11, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "An endomorphism of the Khovanov invariant"Speaker: Keiko KawamuroApr 09, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "Dimer models and their connection to geometry"Speaker: Anup PoudelApr 05, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: "Khovanov Spectra"Speaker: Paul PravakarApr 04, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "An introduction to CalabiYau 3folds and the classical mirror symmetry"Speaker: Mohammad TehraniMar 29, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: "Skeins on Branes"Speaker: Charles FrohmanMar 28, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "Heat kernel and index theory"Speaker: Biao MaMar 15, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: "A lower bound for the double slice genus"Speaker: Wenzhao Chen, Michigan State UniversityMar 14, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "Summary of Lee's Paper: An Endomorphism of the Khovanov Invariant"Speaker: Elaina AcevesMar 12, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Speaker: Charles FrohmanMar 08, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: TBASpeaker: TBAMar 07, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "Khovanov homology of the figure eight knot"Speaker: Anup PoudelMar 05, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "On Seifert solids of 2knots"Speaker: Roman ArandaMar 01, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: "Quantization of the TuraevKauffman Polynomial Skein Algebra"Speaker: Imad BakhiraFeb 28, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "Khovanov’s homology for tangles and cobordisms" (cont'd.)Speaker: Paul PravakarFeb 26, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "Fredholm maps, CauchyRiemann operators, RiemannRoch, and more"Speaker: Mohammad F. TehraniFeb 22, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: "Divisibility in the difference of Jones polynomials for links"Speaker: Puttipong PongtanapaisanFeb 21, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "Khovanov’s homology for tangles and cobordisms" (cont'd.)Speaker: Paul PravakarFeb 19, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "Siegel Veech transforms and asymptotic formulas on flat surfaces"Speaker: Shrey SanadhyaFeb 18, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: “Trisection diagrams for $L(p,q)\times S^1$”Speaker: Roman ArandaFeb 14, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "Khovanov Homology Chain Complexes and Reidemeister Invariance"Speaker: Imad BakhiraFeb 12, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "Symplectic vs algebraic blowup"Speaker: Charles FrohmanFeb 08, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: TBASpeaker: Imad BakhiraFeb 07, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "A reintroduction to Khovanov homology"Speaker: Ben CooperFeb 05, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "The RiemannRoch theorem and its application to dimension formulas for spaces of modular forms"Speaker: Shantanu AgarwalFeb 01, 2019 
Topology Seminar
Topic: "Modules over Linking Skein Algebras"Speaker: Mitchell MessmoreJan 31, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: "An introduction to TQFT and Frobenius algebras"Speaker: Charlie FrohmanJan 29, 2019 
Graduate Geometry Seminar
Topic: "An introduction to Hamiltonian torus actions and toric manifolds"Speaker: Mohammad F. TehraniJan 25, 2019 
Topology Reading Seminar
Topic: Viro's Notes entitled, "Remarks on the Definition of Khovanov Homology"Speaker: Mitchell MessmoreJan 22, 2019