**APRG Seminar: 2018–19 talks**

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**August 28, 2019:**Soumyashant Nayak (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)

Venue: TBA

**Title:**TBA

**June 26, 2019:**Sasmita Patnaik (IIT, Kanpur)

3:30 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Solvability of an operator equation in B(H)-semigroups

**June 6, 2019:**Siddhartha Sahi (Rutgers University, USA)

3:30 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Macdonald's conjecture on hypergeometric functions associated to Jack polynomials

**May 21, 2019:**Sudipto Chowdhury (IIT, Bombay)

11 am, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Problem governed by the von Kármán equations Morley finite element for a distributed optimal control

**March 15, 2019:**Agnid Banerjee (TIFR-CAM, Bengaluru)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**New monotonicity formulas for degenerate parabolic equations with applications to unique continuation and free boundary problems (part 2)

**March 8, 2019:**Agnid Banerjee (TIFR-CAM, Bengaluru)

4:15 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**New monotonicity formulas for degenerate parabolic equations with applications to unique continuation and free boundary problems

**February 28, 2019:**James Cann (University College London, UK)

2:15 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Counting nodal components of 'boundary-adapted arithmetic random waves'

**February 26, 2019:**Klas Pettersson (University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway)

3 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Spectral asymptotics for a singularly perturbed periodic elliptic operator

**February 12, 2019:**Nishant Chandgotia (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)

3:30 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Universal models in ergodic theory

**January 23, 2019:**Harald Upmeier (Universität Marburg, Germany; InfoSys Chair Professor, IISc)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Hermitian Vector Bundles over Jordan Manifolds

**January 22, 2019:**Harald Upmeier (Universität Marburg, Germany; InfoSys Chair Professor, IISc)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Symmetric Spaces and Jordan Triples

**January 16, 2019:**Dominique Guillot (University of Delaware, Newark, USA)

3 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Totally nonnegative GCD matrices and kernels

**January 7, 2019:**Sabyasachi Mukherjee (State University of New York, Stony Brook, USA)

4:30 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Dynamics of Schwarz reflections: mating rational maps with groups

**January 1, 2019:**Prasad Tetali (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA)

3 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Discrete Curvature: a brief overview

**December 21, 2018:**Kaushal Verma (IISc Mathematics)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**The path of least resistance - from Euclid to Schwarz and plateau (National Mathematics Day Lecture)

**December 21, 2018:**Rongwei Yang (State University of New York, Albany, USA)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**The projective spectrum: 3. Non-Euclidean metrics on the resolvent set

**December 21, 2018:**Rongwei Yang (State University of New York, Albany, USA)

2:30 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**The projective spectrum: 2. Connections with complex geometry

**December 20, 2018:**Alexander Belton (Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK)

3 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Stopping cocyles of the CCR flow

**December 19, 2018:**Rongwei Yang (State University of New York, Albany, USA)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**The projective spectrum: 1. Applications to group theory

**December 13, 2018:**Gopal Srinivasan (IIT, Bombay)

11 am, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**The gamma function - an eclectic tour

**December 11, 2018:**Sameer Chavan (IIT, Kanpur)

3 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Wandering subspace problem for m-isometries

**December 7–19, 2018:**Harald Upmeier (Universität Marburg, Germany; InfoSys Chair Professor, IISc)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Geometric Quantization in Complex and Harmonic Analysis (Lecture Series)

**November 19, 2018:**Purvi Gupta (Rutgers University, USA)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Polynomially convex embeddings of compact real manifolds

**November 14, 2018:**Daniel Seco (ICMAT, Madrid, Spain)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**A z^k-invariant subspace without the wandering property

**October 9, 2018:**Ashutosh Kumar (National University of Singapore)

3:30 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Two applications of forcing

**October 4, 2018:**Dootika Vats (University of Warwick, UK)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Lugsail lag windows and their application to Markov chain Monte Carlo

**August 8, 2018:**Terrence George (Brown University, USA)

4 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Limit shapes for groves

**Previous years:**

2017–18