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Rainwater Seminar

The Rainwater Seminar covers a broad range of topics in Modern Analysis, including Real and Complex Analysis, Geometric Measure Theory, Ergodic Theory and Geometric Dynamics. This reflects the recent trends and emerging areas in Non-Smooth Analysis and Geometry, characterized by interdisciplinary connections. Some examples of these areas are Gromov's hyperbolic spaces, measure metric spaces, dynamics on translation surfaces, Schramm's Stochastic Loewner Evolution, the Zipper algorithm for conformal mappings, fractals arising in PDE's and in Dynamics, and PDEs on non-smooth domains.

The seminar meets on Tuesdays at 1:30 in PDL C-401, and may last up to two hours. In a two hour session the first 30 minutes will provide a general introduction accessible to first and second year graduate students. Then there will be a 15-20 minute coffee break (at which time it is perfectly permissible to leave), followed by an hour talk.

The seminar reflects the interests of Jayadev Athreya, Don Marshall, Steffen Rohde, Stefan Steinerberger, Tatiana Toro and Bobby Wilson, and is currently organized by Don Marshall, Steffen Rohde and Hadrian Quan. Please direct your questions to, or

Graduate students can register for a credit.

Upcoming Events

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Doug Lind (UW Seattle)
April 30, 2024 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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David Aulicino (Brooklyn College)
May 7, 2024 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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Krystal Taylor (OSU)
May 21, 2024 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401

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