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 Aceves

    Apr 30, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: "A gentle introduction to Bordered Heegaard-Floer Homology"
    Speaker: Rebeccah MacKinnon

    Apr 25, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "Khovanov homology and the slice genus"
    Speaker: Keiko Kawamuro

    Apr 23, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: sl(3) link homology
    Speaker: Shawn Nevalainen

    Apr 16, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: "Boundary and orientability issues in counting J-holomorphic disks"
    Speaker: Mohammad Tehrani

    Apr 11, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "An endomorphism of the Khovanov invariant"
    Speaker: Keiko Kawamuro

    Apr 09, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "Dimer models and their connection to geometry"
    Speaker: Anup Poudel

    Apr 05, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: "Khovanov Spectra"
    Speaker: Paul Pravakar

    Apr 04, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "An introduction to Calabi-Yau 3-folds and the classical mirror symmetry"
    Speaker: Mohammad Tehrani

    Mar 29, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: "Skeins on Branes"
    Speaker: Charles Frohman

    Mar 28, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "Heat kernel and index theory"
    Speaker: Biao Ma

    Mar 15, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: "A lower bound for the double slice genus"
    Speaker: Wenzhao Chen, Michigan State University

    Mar 14, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "Summary of Lee's Paper: An Endomorphism of the Khovanov Invariant"
    Speaker: Elaina Aceves

    Mar 12, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Speaker: Charles Frohman

    Mar 08, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: TBA

    Mar 07, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "Khovanov homology of the figure eight knot"
    Speaker: Anup Poudel

    Mar 05, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "On Seifert solids of 2-knots"
    Speaker: Roman Aranda

    Mar 01, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: "Quantization of the Turaev-Kauffman Polynomial Skein Algebra"
    Speaker: Imad Bakhira

    Feb 28, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "Khovanov’s homology for tangles and cobordisms" (cont'd.)
    Speaker: Paul Pravakar

    Feb 26, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "Fredholm maps, Cauchy-Riemann operators, Riemann-Roch, and more"
    Speaker: Mohammad F. Tehrani

    Feb 22, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: "Divisibility in the difference of Jones polynomials for links"
    Speaker: Puttipong Pongtanapaisan

    Feb 21, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "Khovanov’s homology for tangles and cobordisms" (cont'd.)
    Speaker: Paul Pravakar

    Feb 19, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "Siegel Veech transforms and asymptotic formulas on flat surfaces"
    Speaker: Shrey Sanadhya

    Feb 18, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: “Trisection diagrams for $L(p,q)\times S^1$”
    Speaker: Roman Aranda

    Feb 14, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "Khovanov Homology Chain Complexes and Reidemeister Invariance"
    Speaker: Imad Bakhira

    Feb 12, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "Symplectic vs algebraic blowup"
    Speaker: Charles Frohman

    Feb 08, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: Imad Bakhira

    Feb 07, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "A reintroduction to Khovanov homology"
    Speaker: Ben Cooper

    Feb 05, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "The Riemann-Roch theorem and its application to dimension formulas for spaces of modular forms"
    Speaker: Shantanu Agarwal

    Feb 01, 2019

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: "Modules over Linking Skein Algebras"
    Speaker: Mitchell Messmore

    Jan 31, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: "An introduction to TQFT and Frobenius algebras"
    Speaker: Charlie Frohman

    Jan 29, 2019

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: "An introduction to Hamiltonian torus actions and toric manifolds"
    Speaker: Mohammad F. Tehrani

    Jan 25, 2019

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Viro's Notes entitled, "Remarks on the Definition of Khovanov Homology"
    Speaker: Mitchell Messmore

    Jan 22, 2019