Talks and events

Future talks

2017

  • 30 March Moody Lecture at Harvey Mudd
  • 11 April AFSAB spring board meeting
  • 13 April Geometry seminar at the University of Texas

Past talks and events (reverse chronological)

This historical list is for talks, conferences, and media. It omits travel for consulting.

2017

2016

  • 14-15 Sept AFSAB fall board meeting
  • 6-10 June AFSAB summer board meeting
  • 3 May Seminar at UC Irvine
  • 18-21 April AFSAB spring board meeting at Davis-Monthan AFB
  • 30-31 March DSSG 30th anniversary symposium
  • 1-5 February Oberwolfach meeting “Algebraic cobordism and projective homogeneous varieties”
  • 26 January UC Irvine number theory seminar
  • 19-21 January AFSAB winter board meeting
  • 6 January Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle
    Talk in the special session “Mathematics and public policy”

2015

2014

  • 12 December Visiting USC2014 Norbert Wiener Lectures @ Tufts
  • 7-12 December Conference at Lake Arrowhead
  • 5 December Asbury Park Press article appeared (consultant) – circulation about 100,000
  • 8-9 November Invited address at AMS Sectional Meeting in Greensboro, NC
  • 30 October Interviewed on CBS San Francisco (KPIX) evening news
  • 30 October Interviewed on CBS Los Angeles evening news
  • 3-17 October Gambrinus Fellow lectures at TU Dortmund
  • 26 September Probability seminar at USC
  • 21 September Atlanta Journal Constitution story appeared, front page (consultant) – circulation more than 600,000
  • 12 September Visiting USC
  • 11-17 September Visitor @ IPAM: Aaron Abrams (Washington & Lee)
  • 26 August Visiting CalTech
  • 18 August  Talk for students from East LA College
  • 23 June-22 August Research in Industrial Projects for Students (RIPS2014) at IPAM
  • 1 July Philadelphia Inquirer article appeared (consultant) – circulation more than 450,000
  • 27 June Invited address at MAA Sectional Meeting at University of Montana
  • 26 June Panelist on Project NExT panel at University of Montana
  • 10 March to 13 June “Algebraic techniques for combinatorial and computational geometry” at IPAM
  • 20 May Daily Bruin profile appeared
  • 19 May Public lecture by Avi Wigderson @ IPAM (organizer)
  • 28 April Public lecture at UCLA with Lawrence Mower and Philip Stark
  • 23-25 April Norbert Wiener Lectures at Tufts University
  • 22 April Moderating a panel discussion as part of Mathematics of Politics at IPAM
  • 2 April Hernando Bermudez PhD thesis defense at Emory (committee chair)
  • 2 April Public lecture at Emory with Lawrence Mower
  • 30 March Palm Beach Post article appeared (consultant) – circulation about 140,000
  • 22 March Guest on 20/20 (4 million viewers)
  • 27 February Colloquium at UCLA
  • 10-14 February “Translating cancer data and models to clinical practice” at IPAM
  • 27-31 January “Rough paths” at IPAM
  • 16-18 January “Mathematical challenges in ophthamology” at IPAM

2013

2012

  • June-December Visiting Scholar at UC San Diego; consulting
  • 29 November Colloquium at University of Utah
  • 25 November Guest on CNN Newsroom
  • 15 November Number theory seminar at UC San Diego
  • 1-5 October Talk in Banff workshop Lie algebras, torsors, and cohomological invariants
  • 17 August Re-air of 20/20 episode with me as guest (over 5 million viewers)
  • 4-9 August 10th Brauer Group Meeting @ Pingree Park, Colorado (I will miss it; conflicts with other travel)
  • 9 July ANTS X @ UCSD (attending)
  • 19-22 April Talk in the Fields Institute workshop Exceptional algebras and groups in Ottawa
  • 15 April Atlanta Journal Constitution article appeared (consultant)
  • 10 April Chen Chen math honors thesis defense (advisor)
  • 9 April Jessica Moore econ honors thesis defense (committee member)
  • 30 March Guest on 20/20 (about 7 million viewers), WAGA Fox 5 News, and WSB Radio
  • 27 March Guest on ABC World News
  • 9 March Visiting MathAlive! exhibit at the Smithsonian
  • 8 March Guest on Fox & Friends (about 1.1 million viewers)
  • 6 Feb Millican Colloquium at University of North Texas
  • 4-7 January Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston
    Co-organizing the special session Linear algebraic groups: their arithmetic, geometry, and representations

2011

2010

  • Dec Occasional consulting
  • 5 Dec Triple Crown Bouldering Competition @ Stone Fort – 1st place in category (premium blend easy version)
  • 7 October Emory algebra seminar
  • 23 September “outstanding alumnus” colloquium at Purdue
  • 1 September Talk to class at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, CO
  • 4-9 July Talk in the workshop Structure and representations of exceptional groups at the Banff International Research Station
  • 14-18 June Mini-course Linear algebraic groups and quadratic forms in Lens, France (attending only)
  • 11-13 June Visiting l’Université de Paris XIV “Bas Cuvier”
  • 28 April Talk at the University of Virginia Gorden E. Keller mathematics majors dinner
  • 13 April Talk about CVs and websites for graduate students, at Emory, sponsored by the AWM
  • 12 April Talk at Spelman College
  • 26-28 March Workshop on Torsors, Lie algebras and Galois cohomology at University of Ottawa (giving two lectures)
  • 20 March AMS Committee on Meetings & Conferences meeting
  • 19 March Seminar talk at University of Chicago
  • 5 March Speaker at the 2010 MAA State Dinner for Alabama at Samford University
  • 2 March Lawren Smithline public lecture at Emory: “A cryptic letter to Thomas Jefferson” (organizer)
  • 24 Feb Talk for the math club at Georgia Tech
  • 8 Feb Talk in the algebra seminar at Georgia Tech
  • 5-10 Jan Brauer Group in Israel at Kibbutz Kitura, Arava, Israel (co-organizer)

2009

2008

  • 30 December 2008 – 4 January 2009 Conference Quadratic forms, linear algebraic groups and cohomology in Hyderabad, India (co-organizer)
  • 26-30 August Talk in the conference on Quadratic forms, algebraic cobordism, and related topics at University of Nottingham, UK
  • 29 June – 4 July 8th Brauer Group Meeting in Pingree Park, Colorado (co-organizer)
  • 12 June Talk in the Workshop on Exceptional Groups at Emory
  • 1-6 June Talk in the special session Algebraic groups and related topics at the Second Canada-France Congress in Montreal, Canada
  • 8 May Talk as part of the Sonia Kovalevsky High School mathematics day at Emory
  • 14 May Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Atlanta
  • 19 April “Day of arithmetic” at Emory (co-organizer)
  • 12 April AMS Committee on Meetings & Conferences meeting
  • 27 February Algebra & number theory seminar at Harvard
  • 19 February Talk in the algebra seminar at Emory
  • 30 January Talk in the algebra seminar at Emory

2007

  • 13-20 December Talk in the 2nd International Conference on the Algebraic and Arithmetic Theory of Quadratic Forms, Lake Llanquihue, Chile
  • Oct/Nov/Dec Visiting IHES
  • 29 November Talk at Universität München
  • 23 November Talk in the seminar variétés rationnelles at Ecole Normale Supérieurecanceled because of train strike
  • 14 November Talk at EPFL
  • 8 November Talk at Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • 2 November Talk at University of Nottingham
  • 22 Oct, 29 Oct, 5 Nov, 12 Nov Mini-course at Ecole Normale Supérieure
  • 25 September Talk for undergraduates at Emory
  • 17 September Number theory & representation theory seminar at University of Michigan
  • 12 September Algebra seminar at Yale
  • 12 September Colloquium at Yale
  • 6 September Colloquium at University of Virginia
  • 16-20 May Conference: Linear algebraic groups and cohomology, at Emory (co-organizer)
  • 13 April Talk for undergraduates at Georgia State
  • 26 March Talk in the University of Georgia algebra seminar
  • 18-23 Feb Conference: From quadratic forms to algebraic groups in Ascona, Switzerland (attended)