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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 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 is organized by Jayadev Athreya, Don Marshall, Steffen Rohde, Tatiana Toro, and Mariana Smit Vega Garcia. Graduate students can register for a credit. Please direct your questions to toro@uw.edu or rohde@math.washington.edu.

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Spencer Becker-Kahn, University of Washington
February 6, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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Max Goering, University of Washington
February 13, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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Nicola Soave, Politecnico di Milano
February 20, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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Sebastian Hurtado Salazar, University of Chicago
February 27, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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Mathav Murugan, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver
March 6, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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Hector Chang-Lara, Columbia University
April 10, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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Jessica Lin, McGill University
April 17, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401
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Zihui Zhao, University of Washington
May 1, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
PDL C-401

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