Our events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For additional information about events, seminars, lectures, colloquia, and related activities, call (716) 645-6284.

In the listing, click on an event title for details if applicable.

**Commencement Weekend**

Friday, May 18, 2018

**Winter Session Begins**

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

**Winter Session ends**

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

**Spring Classes Begin**

Monday, January 30, 2017

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar/Introductory Talks-Dr. Yiqiang Li**

Dynkin diagram stampede

5:00PM, Tue Feb 7 2017, Math 250

**Department Faculty Meeting**

4:00PM, Thu Feb 9 2017, Math 250

**G&T seminar**

Tim Riley (Cornell)

What calculating in the trivial group has to do with RNA-folding, the design of liquid crystals, and counting fixed points

4:00PM, Fri Feb 10 2017, Math 122

**AWM/Algebra Seminar- Amber Russell, Butler University**

“The Springer Correspondence and Related Topics”

4:00PM, Mon Feb 13 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- Jun Zhuang, University at Buffalo**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue Feb 14 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar/Introductory Talks- Dr. Jingbo Xia**

Operators on the Drury-Arveson space

5:00PM, Tue Feb 14 2017, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar-Jingbo Xia, University at Buffalo**

On the essential commutant of the Toeplitz algebra on the Bergman space

4:00PM, Wed Feb 15 2017, Math 250

**AWM Lecture Series**

“Women Talk Math (And Other Things)"

4:00PM, Wed Feb 15 2017, 732 Clemens Hall

**Algebra Seminar- Qing Zhang, Ohio State**

A local converse theorem for U(2,2)

4:00PM, Mon Feb 20 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar-Kazuo Yamazaki, University of Rochester**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue Feb 21 2017

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar/Introductory Talks- Dr. Sarah Muldoon**

Network Neuroscience

5:00PM, Tue Feb 21 2017, Math 250

**AWM Lecture Series- Diane Henderson**

TBA

5:00PM, Mon Feb 27 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar-Mathew J. Hoffman, RIT**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue Feb 28 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar/Introductory Talks- Dr. Brian Spencer**

Free boundary problems in materials science

5:00PM, Tue Feb 28 2017, Math 250

**G&T seminar**

Johanna Mangahas (Buffalo)

Normal right-angled Artin groups in mapping class groups

4:00PM, Fri Mar 3 2017, Math 122

**Algebra Seminar- Jack Buttcane, University at Buffalo**

Higher weight on GL(3).

4:00PM, Mon Mar 6 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- Sean Nixon (SUNY Geneseo)**

3:45PM, Tue Mar 7 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar/Introductory Talks- Dr. Xingru Zhang**

A quick trip through knot theory

5:00PM, Tue Mar 7 2017, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar- Byung-Jay Kahng, Canisius College**

Invariant weights on a locally compact quantum groupoid

4:00PM, Wed Mar 8 2017, Math 250

**G&T seminar**

Marco Varisco (SUNY-Albany)

On Whitehead groups of infinite groups with torsion

4:00PM, Fri Mar 10 2017, Math 122

**Special Talk- Kevin Troyanos, SVP Marketing Analytics Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness**

Exploring a Career in Marketing Analytics and Data Science

5:00PM, Mon Mar 13 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar-Michael Langberg, University at Buffalo**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue Mar 14 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar/Introductory Talks- Dr. Jae-Hun Jung**

High order numerical approximations for interpolations and PDEs

5:00PM, Tue Mar 14 2017, Math 250

**Spring Recess**

Monday, March 20, 2017

**Classes Resume**

Monday, March 27, 2017

**Applied Math Seminar-Ferdinand Schweser, University of Buffalo**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue Mar 28 2017, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Baiying Liu, Purdue University**

On the local converse theorem for GLn

4:00PM, Mon Apr 3 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar-Matt Tranter, Loughborough University**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue Apr 4 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar *Note/ Special Day**

James Boyle, University at Buffalo

3:45PM, Thu Apr 6 2017, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Muthukrishnan Krishnamurthy, University of Iowa**

On a converse theorem for GL(n)

4:00PM, Mon Apr 10 2017, Math 250

**G&T seminar**

Tolga Etgü (Koç/Princeton)

Fukaya categories of plumbings and multiplicative preprojective algebras

4:00PM, Fri Apr 14 2017, Math 122

**Applied Math Seminar-Yang Yang, Michigan Tech**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue Apr 18 2017, Math 250

**Tenured Faculty Meeting**

4:00PM, Thu Apr 20 2017, Math 250

**G&T seminar**

Abigail Thompson (UC Davis)

An invariant of trisected 4-manifolds

4:00PM, Fri Apr 21 2017, Math 122

**Applied Math Seminar- Antonio Moro, Northumbria University**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue Apr 25 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar-Michael Langberg, University at Buffalo, Electrical Engineering**

3:45PM, Thu Apr 27 2017,

**G&T seminar**

Jonah Gaster (Boston College)

Combinatorial properties of curve graphs

4:00PM, Fri Apr 28 2017, Math 122

**Applied Math Seminar-Ming Yan, Michigan State**

TBA

3:45PM, Tue May 2 2017, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar**

Brandon Seward, Courant Institute

Positive entropy actions of countable groups factor onto Bernoulli shifts

4:00PM, Wed May 3 2017, Math 250

**G&T seminar**

Sam Taylor (Yale)

Veering triangulations and fibered faces of 3--manifolds

4:00PM, Fri May 5 2017, Math 122

**Algebra Seminar- Matt Douglass (NSF & University of North Texas)**

Schur-Weyl duality and the free Lie algebra

4:00PM, Mon May 8 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- Kanika Bansal, University at Buffalo**

3:45PM, Tue May 9 2017, Buffalo

**Last Day of Classes**

Friday, May 12, 2017

**G&T seminar**

Steven Sivek (MPIM)

SU(2)-cyclic surgeries and the pillowcase

4:00PM, Fri May 12 2017, Math 122

**Reading Days**

Saturday, May 13, 2017

**Reading Days**

Sunday, May 14, 2017

**Semester Finals Begin**

Monday, May 15, 2017

**Commencement Weekend**

Friday, May 19, 2017

**Summer Session "M" ends**

Friday, August 18, 2017

**Fall Classes Begin**

Monday, August 28, 2017

**Faculty Meeting**

4:00PM, Thu Aug 31 2017, Math 250

**Labor Day Observed (no classes)**

Monday, September 4, 2017

**Applied Math Seminar- Jose Carrillo, Imperial College**

London

Swarming, Interaction Energies and PDEs

3:30PM, Tue Sep 5 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. William Menasco**

"Menasco's Rules for Doing Research."

5:00PM, Tue Sep 5 2017, Math 250

**G&T Seminar**

Piotr Hajac (Polish Academy of Sciences)

There and back again: from the Borsuk-Ulam theorem to quantum spaces

4:00PM, Fri Sep 8 2017, Math 122

**Applied Math Seminar- Vitali Vougalter, University of Toronto**

3:45PM, Tue Sep 12 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar-Dr. Bernard Badzioch**

"Using LaTeX"

5:00PM, Tue Sep 12 2017, Math 250

**Math Colloquium- Gufang Zhao, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.**

From configuration of points on the punctured plane to Higgs bundles on an elliptic curve.

4:00PM, Thu Sep 14 2017, Math 250

**Topology Day**

Schedule:

Friday, September 15, 2017, Math 250

**Math Colloquium- Daqing Wan (University of California at Irvine)**

Stability of Zeta Functions over Finite Fields

3:00PM, Mon Sep 18 2017, Math 250

**Myhill Lecture Series- Guoliang Yu, Texas A & M University**

Rigidity problems in geometry and topology

4:00PM, Mon Sep 18 2017, Math 250

**Myhill Lecture Series- Guoliang Yu, Texas A & M University**

Geometry and complexity of groups

4:00PM, Tue Sep 19 2017, Math 250

**Myhill Lecture Series- Guoliang Yu, Texas A & M University**

Higher invariants of elliptic operators

4:00PM, Wed Sep 20 2017, Math 250

**G&T Seminar**

Devin Murray (Brandeis)

Groups, rigidity, and the Morse boundary

4:00PM, Fri Sep 22 2017, Math 122

**Applied Math Seminar- Gourab Ghoshal, University of Rochester**

3:45PM, Tue Sep 26 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. David Hemmer**

An Introduction to Mathematical Publishing for graduate students.

5:00PM, Tue Sep 26 2017, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar-Mehrdad Kalantar, University of Houston**

Boundary actions and applications to rigidity problems in operator algebras.

4:00PM, Wed Sep 27 2017, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Alexander Shapiro, University of Toronto**

Positive representations of quantum groups.

4:00PM, Mon Oct 2 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- Jie Sun,Clarkson University**

Computational Network Inference from Data

3:45PM, Tue Oct 3 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. William Menasco**

"Documenting Your Achievements."

5:00PM, Tue Oct 3 2017, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar**

Yi Wang, Texas A&M University

Title of the Talk: On the p-essential normality of principal submodules of the Bergman module on strongly pseudoconvex domains

4:00PM, Wed Oct 4 2017, Room 250, The Math Building

**Applied Math Seminar- Dane Taylor, University at Buffalo**

3:45PM, Tue Oct 10 2017, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. Adam Sikora**

"Math on the web and math computing".

5:00PM, Tue Oct 10 2017, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar- Jianchao Wu, Penn State University**

Dimensions in topological dynamics and crossed product C*-algebras

4:00PM, Wed Oct 11 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- Xudan Luo, UB**

3:45PM, Tue Oct 17 2017, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar- Kate Juschenko, Northwestern University**

Cycling amenable groups and soficity

4:00PM, Wed Oct 18 2017, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar-Kirill Zainoulline, University of Ottawa**

Equivariant algebraic oriented cohomology and their applications

4:00PM, Mon Oct 23 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- Matthew J. Hoffmann, Rochester Institute of Technology**

3:45PM, Tue Oct 24 2017, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Henry Tucker, University California, San Diego**

Title:Fusion categories and their invariants

4:00PM, Mon Oct 30 2017, Math 250

**Association for Women in Mathematics(AWM) Lecture Series- Dr. Aude Hofleitner, Data Scientist, Facebook**

Developing Large Scale Models at Facebook

12:00PM, Wed Nov 1 2017, Hochstetter 114

**Analysis Seminar- Alexandru Chirvasitu, UB**

Rigidity and softness for discrete quantum groups

4:00PM, Wed Nov 8 2017, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Yuanlin Li, Brock University**

Reversible Group Rings Over Commutative Rings

4:00PM, Mon Nov 13 2017, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- Sonjoy Das, University at Buffalo, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering**

3:45PM, Tue Nov 14 2017, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Joseph Hundley, University at Buffalo**

Functorial Descent and other applications of Fourier Coefficients

4:00PM, Mon Nov 20 2017, Math 250

**Start of Fall Recess**

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

**Classes Resume**

Monday, November 27, 2017

**Applied Math Seminar**

Katharine Anderson, Carnegie Mellon University

3:45PM, Tue Nov 28 2017, Math 250

**Department Faculty Meeting**

4:00PM, Thu Nov 30 2017, Math 250

**Last Day of Classes**

Friday, December 8, 2017

**Reading Days**

Saturday, December 9, 2017

**Reading Days**

Sunday, December 10, 2017

**Start of Final Exams**

Monday, December 11, 2017

**Algebra Seminar-Manuel Reyes, Bowdoin College**

Toward a functorial quantum spectrum for noncommutative algebras

4:00PM, Mon Dec 18 2017, 250 Math Bldg

**Winter Recess Begins**

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

**Classes Begin**

Monday, January 25, 2016

**Algebra Seminar**

Henry Kim(University of Toronto)

Ikeda type lift for the exceptional group of type E_7

4:00PM, Mon Feb 1 2016, Math 250

**Faculty Meeting**

4:00PM, Thu Feb 4 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Raul Gomez (Cornell University)**

A GIT approach to Stiefel Harmonics

4:00PM, Mon Feb 15 2016, Math 250

**Applied Mathematics Seminar- Gregor Kovačič, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute**

Firing-Rate Model of Neuronal Networks

4:00PM, Tue Feb 16 2016, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. Joseph Hundley**

Representation theoretic methods in automorphic forms

5:00PM, Tue Feb 16 2016, Math 250

**Colloquium- Erkao Bao (UCLA)**

An invitation to contact homology.

4:00PM, Thu Feb 18 2016, Math 250

**Geometry/Topology Seminar- Erkao Bao (UCLA)**

Semi-global Kuranishi structures and contact homology.

4:00PM, Fri Feb 19 2016, Math 122

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar-Fred Stoss**

Library Research Skills for Graduate Students

5:00PM, Tue Feb 23 2016, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar**

Lewis Coburn (SUNY at Buffalo)

Toeplitz quantization on the Fock space and Lipschitz approximation

4:00PM, Wed Feb 24 2016, Math 250

**Geometry/Topology Seminar- Hans Boden (McMaster Univ.)**

“A classical approach to virtual knots”

4:00PM, Fri Feb 26 2016, Math 122

**AWM Lecture Series-Dr. Alyssa Thompson(National Security Agency)**

A Look at the Crypt at the NSA, An Overview of Public Key Cryptography

5:00PM, Mon Feb 29 2016, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. Hanfeng Li**

What is a sofic group?

5:00PM, Tue Mar 1 2016, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar**

Zhengxin Lian (University of Science and Technology of China and SUNY at Buffalo)

Sequences realized by noncommutative toral automorphisms with zero entropy and Sarnak conjecture

4:00PM, Wed Mar 2 2016, SUNY at Buffalo

**Geometry/Topology Seminar- Laurent Siebenmann(Université de Paris-Sud)**

Towards a more geometric understanding of planar flows.

4:00PM, Fri Mar 4 2016, Math 122

**Algebra Seminar- Dorian Goldfeld (Columbia University)**

An additive function that counts prime divisors

4:00PM, Mon Mar 7 2016, Math 250

**Spring Recess**

Monday, March 14, 2016

**Classes Resume**

Monday, March 21, 2016

**Algebra Seminar- Xueqing Chen (University of Wisconsin)**

Hall algebras over triangulated categories

4:00PM, Mon Mar 21 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Solomon Friedberg (Boston College)**

Automorphic Forms for Covering Groups (Sol Friedberg, Boston College)

4:00PM, Mon Mar 28 2016, Math 250

**Colloquium- Chad Giusti (University of Pennsylvania)**

Neural networks and the nerve theorem

2:00PM, Fri Apr 1 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Jack Buttcane (SUNY Buffalo)**

GL(3) Kloosterman sums and spectral large sieve inequalities

4:00PM, Mon Apr 4 2016, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- David Salac (Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) (MAE), UB**

"Recent advances in the modeling of vesicles in electric or magnetic fields"

4:00PM, Tue Apr 5 2016, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. David Hemmer**

“An introduction to representation theory.”

5:00PM, Tue Apr 5 2016, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar**

Timothy Rainone (University of Waterloo)

K-theoretic dynamics and the C*-Connes embedding problem

4:00PM, Wed Apr 6 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar-Eyal Kaplan (Ohio State University)**

Doubling global constructions for tensor product L-functions

4:00PM, Mon Apr 11 2016, Math 250

**This Talk has been postponed/rescheduled for April 19, 2016 Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. Li Wang**

"Introduction to multiscale modeling and computation"

5:00PM, Tue Apr 12 2016, Math 250

**Analysis Seminar**

Ilijas Farah (York University)

A new bicommutant theorem

4:00PM, Wed Apr 13 2016, Math 250

**Colloquium- Dr. Hung P. Tong-Viet (Kent State University)**

Derangements in primitive permutation groups and applications

4:00PM, Thu Apr 14 2016, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. Li Wang**

"Introduction to multiscale modeling and computation"

5:00PM, Tue Apr 19 2016, Math 250

**Geometry/Topology Seminar-Juanita Pinzon-Caicedo (U. of Georgia)**

An Overview of Relative Trisections.

4:00PM, Fri Apr 22 2016, Math 122

**Applied Math Seminar Dr. Fengyan Li -Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)**

On Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for 1d Wave Equations

4:00PM, Thu Apr 28 2016, Math 250 -

**Department Faculty Meeting**

4:00PM, Thu May 5 2016, Math 250

**Last Day of Classes**

Friday, May 6, 2016

**Semester Final Examinations**

Monday, May 9, 2016

**Commencement Weekend**

Friday, May 13, 2016

**Summer Session "J" Begins**

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

**Summer Session "J" Ends**

Friday, July 8, 2016

**Summer Session "M" Begins**

Monday, July 11, 2016

**Summer Session "M" ends**

Friday, August 19, 2016

**Fall Classes Begin**

Monday, August 29, 2016

**G&T Seminar**

Organizational meeting

4:00PM, Fri Sep 2 2016, Math 122

**Labor Day Observed (no classes)**

Monday, September 5, 2016

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. William Menasco**

"Menasco's Rules for Doing Research."

5:00PM, Tue Sep 6 2016, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar-Dr. Bernard Badzioch**

"Using LaTeX"

5:00PM, Tue Sep 13 2016, Math 250

**G&T Seminar**

Erkao Bao (UCLA)

Definition of cylindrical contact homology in dimension three

4:00PM, Fri Sep 16 2016, Math 122

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. William Menasco**

"Documenting Your Achievements."

5:00PM, Tue Sep 20 2016, Math 250

**G&T Seminar**

Elizabeth Munch (Albany)

The interleaving distance

4:00PM, Fri Sep 23 2016, Math 122

**Algebra Seminar- Chun-Ju Lai, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics**

Affine Hecke algebras and quantum symmetric pairs

4:00PM, Mon Sep 26 2016, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Dr. David Hemmer**

An Introduction to Mathematical Publishing for graduate students.

5:00PM, Tue Sep 27 2016, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar-Alethea Barbaro (Case Western)**

A Phase Transition in a Model for Gang Territorial Development

4:00PM, Tue Oct 4 2016, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar- Fred Stoss**

Library Research Skills for Math Graduate Students.

5:00PM, Tue Oct 4 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Professor Du Jie, University of New South Wales, Australia**

q-Schur algebras and their affine and super counterparts

3:00PM, Fri Oct 7 2016, Math 122

**Jieru Zhu, University of Oklahoma**

Presenting cyclotomic Schur algebras

4:00PM, Mon Oct 10 2016, Math 250

**Graduate Mentoring Seminar-Dr. Adam Sikora**

Math and Computers.

5:00PM, Tue Oct 11 2016, math 250

**Tenured faculty meeting**

4:00PM, Thu Oct 13 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Michiel Kosters, University of California, Irvine**

On the arithmetic of Z_p-extensions.

4:00PM, Mon Oct 17 2016, Math 250

**Myhill Lecture Series -Gopal Prasad**

4:00PM, Tue Oct 18 2016, Math 250

**Myhill Lecture Series -Gopal Prasad**

4:00PM, Wed Oct 19 2016, Math 250

**Myhill Lecture Series -Gopal Prasad**

4:00PM, Thu Oct 20 2016, Math 250

**G&T Seminar**

Tarik Aougab (Brown)

Hyperbolic subspaces and super-polynomial divergence

4:00PM, Fri Oct 21 2016, Math 122

**Algebra Seminar- Gufang Zhao, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.**

Cohomological Hall algebras and quantum groups

4:00PM, Mon Oct 24 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Seminar- Chad Mangum, Niagara University**

Fermionic Representations of Twisted Toroidal Lie Algebras

4:00PM, Mon Oct 31 2016, Math 250

**Tenured Faculty Meeting**

4:00PM, Thu Nov 3 2016, Math 250

**G&T Seminar**

Bulent Tosun (Alabama)

Obstructing pseudo-convex embeddings of Brieskorn spheres into complex 2-space

4:00PM, Fri Nov 4 2016, Math 122

**Applied Math Seminar- Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico**

4:00PM, Thu Nov 10 2016, Math 250

**Applied Math Seminar- Misun Min (Argonne National Lab)**

4:00PM, Tue Nov 15 2016, Math 250

**Start of Fall Recess**

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

**Classes Resume**

Monday, November 28, 2016

**Algebra Tenure Track Job Talk**

TBA

4:00PM, Mon Nov 28 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Tenure Track Job Talk**

TBA

4:15PM, Tue Nov 29 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Tenure Track Job Talk**

TBA

4:00PM, Wed Nov 30 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Tenure Track Job Talk**

TBA

4:00PM, Thu Dec 1 2016, Math 250

**G&T Seminar**

Jeremy Van Horn-Morris (Arkansas)

Incorporating genus into the Heegaard Floer differential

4:00PM, Fri Dec 2 2016, Math 122

**Applied Tenure Track Job Talk-Amy Cochran, University of Michigan**

Mathematical Classification of Bipolar Disorder

4:00PM, Mon Dec 5 2016, Math 250

**Applied Tenure Track Job Talk**

TBA

4:00PM, Tue Dec 6 2016, Math 250

**Algebra Tenure Track Job Talk**

TBA

4:00PM, Thu Dec 8 2016, Math 250

**Last Day of Classes**

Friday, December 9, 2016

**Applied Tenure Track Job Talk**

TBA

4:00PM, Fri Dec 9 2016, Math 150

**Reading Days**

Saturday, December 10, 2016

**Reading Days**

Sunday, December 11, 2016

**Start of Final Exams**

Monday, December 12, 2016

**Applied Tenure Track Job Talk**

TBA

4:00PM, Mon Dec 12 2016, Math 250

**Winter Recess Begins**

Tuesday, December 20, 2016