**APRG Seminar: 2019–20 talks**

(Current organizer: Apoorva Khare)

*(click on the title-hyperlinks for the abstracts)*

All subsequent talks for this semester are cancelled on account of the Coronavirus pandemic.

**March 10, 2020:**Harald Upmeier (Universität Marburg, Germany; InfoSys Chair Professor, IISc)

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

**Title:**Automorphic Forms in Analysis and Operator Theory (Lecture Series)

**February 26, 2020:**Akshaa Vatwani (IIT, Gandhinagar)

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

**Title:**Joint extreme values of $L$-functions (Joint with the Algebra–Combinatorics Seminar)

**February 5, 2020:**Sudeep Bapat (University of California at Santa Barbara, USA)

2 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc (Skype talk)

**Title:**Purely sequential estimation of a negative binomial mean with applications in ecology

**January 29 and February 5, 2020:**Harald Upmeier (Universität Marburg, Germany; InfoSys Chair Professor, IISc)

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

**Title:**Automorphic Forms in Analysis and Operator Theory (Lecture Series)

**January 14 and 16, 2020:**Harald Upmeier (Universität Marburg, Germany; InfoSys Chair Professor, IISc)

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

**Title:**Automorphic Forms in Analysis and Operator Theory (Lecture Series)

**January 13, 2020:**Milind Hegde (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

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

**Title:**Brownian structure in universal KPZ objects

**December 19, 2019:**Sunil Chhita (Durham University, UK)

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

**Title:**Local geometry of the rough-smooth interface in the two-periodic Aztec diamond

**December 5, 2019:**Harald Upmeier (Universität Marburg, Germany; InfoSys Chair Professor, IISc)

2:30–3:30 pm and 3:45–4:45 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Automorphic Forms in Several Complex Variables (Lecture Series)

**December 4, 2019:**Luz Roncal (BCAM – Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Spain)

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

**Title:**Fourier analysis on the infinite-dimensional torus

**November 13 and 20, 2019:**Harald Upmeier (Universität Marburg, Germany; InfoSys Chair Professor, IISc)

2:30–3:30 pm and 4–5 pm, Lecture Hall 1, Department of Mathematics, IISc

**Title:**Automorphic Forms in Several Complex Variables (Lecture Series)

**November 6, 2019:**Klas Pettersson (UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, Narvik, Norway)

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

**Title:**Dirichlet spectral problem in a thin domain with a periodically oscillating boundary

**October 30, 2019:**Ramesh Manna (TIFR-CAM, Bengaluru)

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

**Title:**On some local smoothing estimate of Fourier integral operators and Hermite functions

**October 30, 2019:**Bhaskar Bagchi (ISI, Bangalore, retd.)

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

**Title:**A product formula for homogeneous characteristic functions

**September 20, 2019:**Divyang Bhimani (TIFR-CAM, Bengaluru)

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

**Title:**Modulation Spaces and Applications to Hartree–Fock equations

**September 18, 2019:**Kartick Adhikari (Technion, Haifa, Israel)

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

**Title:**The Spectrum of Dense Random Geometric Graphs

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

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

**Title:**The Heisenberg commutation relation and operator algebras

**August 21, 2019:**Srijan Sarkar (IISc Mathematics)

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

**Title:**Pairs of Commuting Contractions

**August 14, 2019:**Hariharan Narayanan (TIFR, Bombay)

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

**Title:**Reconstruction of a Riemannian manifold from noisy intrinsic distances

**August 14, 2019:**Piyush Srivastava (TIFR, Bombay)

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

**Title:**Deterministic counting using complex zeros (with some help from probability)

**August 2, 2019:**Prof. Rakesh (University of Delaware, Newark, USA)

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

**Title:**Inverse problems for the wave equation

**Previous years:**

2018–19

2017–18