# Analysis

Events

**Thursday 1st January, 1970 01:00-01:00Maths 204**

Analysis Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### To be announced soon

Terry Lyons (University of Oxford)

**Thursday 1st January, 1970 01:00-01:00Maths 204**

Analysis Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### To be announced soon

Terry Lyons (University of Oxford)

**Wednesday 13th February, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Affine Hecke algebras, Langlands duality and geometric structure

Roger Plymen (Manchester)

**Wednesday 5th March, 2008 16:00-17:00214**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Subgroups of negatively curved groups

Andreas Thom (Goettingen)

**Tuesday 7th October, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Two completions of a left-primitive algebra: some properties and open questions

Colin McGregor (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 10th October, 2008 14:00-15:00325**

### Modular invariants, subfactors and twisted K-theory

David Evans (University of Cardiff)

**Tuesday 14th October, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Transference of multilinear multiplier operators

Paco Villarroya (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 21st October, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Elliptic equations in the plane satisfying a Carleson measure condition

David Rule (Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 28th October, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### s-numbers of elementary operators

Ivan Todorov (Queen's University, Belfast)

**Tuesday 4th November, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Some results on approximation in II_1-factors.

Ken Dykema (Texas A&M University)

**Monday 10th November, 2008 15:00-16:00416**

### My adventures in a quantum wonderland

Man-Duen Choi (Toronto)

**Tuesday 11th November, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Jordan Algebras and Manifolds

Cho-ho Chu (Queen Mary, University of London)

**Thursday 20th November, 2008 15:00-16:00203**

### Nullstellensatz for systems of PDEs

Amol Sasane (London School of Economics)

**Tuesday 25th November, 2008 15:00-16:00214**

### Classifying actions of amenable groups

David Kerr (Texas A&M University)

**Tuesday 6th January, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Perturbations of nuclear C* algebras

Stuart White (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 13th January, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### The multiplication operators on weighted BMOA space

Benoit Sehba (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 20th January, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Spectrum of positive type of operator functions

Matteius Langer (Stathclyde)

**Tuesday 27th January, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### The escaping set and quasiregular mappings

Alastair Fletcher (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 3rd February, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, room 214**

### Local existence for Quasilinear Schroedinger equations.

Nicholas Michalowski (Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 10th February, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### On the relation between an operator and its self-commutator

Yuri Safarov (Kings College London)

**Monday 16th February, 2009 15:00-16:00326**

### The Uncertainty Principle

Michael Cowling (Birmingham)

**Tuesday 24th February, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Boundary C*-algebras of acylindrical groups

Guyan Robertson (Newcastle)

**Tuesday 3rd March, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Boundary interpolation problems in a half plane

Nicholas Young (Leeds)

**Tuesday 10th March, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Heat inequalities, closure properties, and the sharp Young convolution inequality

Neal Bez (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 17th March, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Singularities for parabolic equations with $L^1$ conservation.

Jose Rodrigo (Warwick)

**Tuesday 31st March, 2009 16:00-17:00416**

### Idempotent states on quantum groups

Adam Skalski (Lancaster)

**Tuesday 28th April, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Composition operators and Aleksandrov-Clark measures

Sam Elliott (Leeds)

**Tuesday 5th May, 2009 14:00-15:00325**

### Positive solutions of non-local boundary value problems

Mirosława Zima (University of Rzeszow)

**Wednesday 6th May, 2009 15:00-16:00325**

### A review of the Nagy-Foias type functional model and its applications

Dmitry Yakubovich (Madrid)

**Tuesday 12th May, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Zero modes of the Weyl-Dirac operator and their strong field asymptotics

Daniel Elton (Lancaster)

**Tuesday 19th May, 2009 16:00-17:00204**

### Real meromorphic functions

Dan Nicks (Nottingham)

**Tuesday 2nd June, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### A collection of Browder joint spectra

Derek Kitson (Trinity College, Dublin)

**Tuesday 23rd June, 2009 16:00-17:00204**

### TBA

Eberhard Kirchberg (Humboldt-Universitat Berlin)

**Tuesday 22nd September, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Quasiregular dynamics on the n-sphere

Alastair Fletcher (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 29th September, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### The multiplier algebra of the product BMO space

Sandra Pott (Glasgow/Paderborn)

**Wednesday 7th October, 2009 15:00-16:00326**

### Angular derivatives in the bidisk

John McCarthy (Washington)

**Tuesday 13th October, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Optimisers for the Brascamp-Lieb inequality

Stefan Valdimarsson (Science Institute, Iceland)

**Tuesday 20th October, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Quadrilaterals of Factors and Strong Singularity for Subfactors

Pinhas Grossman (Cardiff)

**Tuesday 27th October, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Hankel operators between Hardy-Orlicz spaces and products of holomorphic functions

Benoit Sehba (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 3rd November, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Hidden symmetries and decay for the wave equation outside a Kerr black hole

Pieter Blue (Edinburgh)

**Wednesday 11th November, 2009 16:00-17:00Mathematics Building, Room 204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Amenability for groups and quantum groups

David Kyed (Goettingen)

**Wednesday 18th November, 2009 15:00-16:00326**

### Differentiability of Lipschitz functions inside thin sets

Olga Maleva (Birmingham)

**Tuesday 24th November, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### The magnitude of a metric space

Tom Leinster (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 1st December, 2009 16:00-17:00214**

### Characterisations of Hilbert space -- from parallelogram to V-P

Philip Spain (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 12th January, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Some open problems related to Strichartz estimates

Evgeni Ovcharov (Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 19th January, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Stability of the Calderon inverse problem on rough planar domains

Keith Rogers (CSIC, Madrid)

**Tuesday 26th January, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Contractive homomorphisms from Fourier algebras

Hung Le Pham (Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand)

**Tuesday 2nd February, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Convergence of Almost Periodic Fourier Series

Andrew Bailey (Birmingham)

**Tuesday 16th February, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Z-stability and noncommutative dimension

Wilhelm Winter (Nottingham)

**Tuesday 2nd March, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### TBA

Simon Wassermann (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 9th March, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### An introduction to quantum random walks

Alexander Belton (Lancaster)

**Tuesday 16th March, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Salem sets in local fields, the Fourier restriction phenomenon and the Hausdorff-Young inequality

Christos Papadimitropoulos (Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 23rd March, 2010 15:00-16:00417**

### Some sharp Sobolev-Strichartz inequalities

Neal Bez (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 23rd March, 2010 16:15-17:15214**

### An introduction to the Elliott classification programme

Bhishan Jacelon (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 20th April, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### The Rieffel deformation of homogeneous spaces

Pawel Kasprzak (University of Copenhagen)

**Tuesday 4th May, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### The Hilbert Transform (and other operators) between two function spaces of vector-valued functions.

Robert Kerr (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 11th May, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Weighted norm inequalities for pseudo-differential operators with rough symbols

David Rule (Heriot-Watt University)

**Tuesday 18th May, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Index pairings and residue formulas for a noncommutative 2-sphere

Elmar Wagner (Michoacan University)

**Wednesday 26th May, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Free and non-free actions, maximal abelian subalgebras and ideals in crossed-product algebras and generalisations

Sergei Silvestrov (U Lund)

**Tuesday 1st-Friday 4th June, 2010 **

### Conference on Nonlinear Analysis in honour of Jeff Webb

**Tuesday 8th June, 2010 16:00-17:00214**

### Mixing subalgebras of finite von Neumann algebras

Jan Cameron (Vassar College)

**Thursday 26th August, 2010 16:00-17:00509**

### Scattering for the cubic Klein--Gordon equation in two space dimensions

Betsy Stovall (UCLA)

**Tuesday 19th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Completely positive maps and Steinspring's theorem III

Bhishan Jacelon (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 26th October, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Arveson's Extension Theorem

Stuart White (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 2nd November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Nuclear C*-algebras (I)

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Friday 12th November, 2010 14:30-15:30326**

### Unitary representations of groups - variations on a theme (I)

Andreas Thom (U. Leipzig)

**Friday 12th November, 2010 16:00-17:00326**

### Unitary representations of groups - variations on a theme (II)

Andreas Thom (U. Leipzig)

**Saturday 13th November, 2010 10:00-11:00326**

### Classiﬁcation of C*-algebras: functors versus Borel cardinality (I)

Andrew Toms (Purdue University)

**Saturday 13th November, 2010 11:30-12:30326**

### Classification of C*-algebras: functors verus Borel cardinality (II)

Andrew Toms (Purdue University)

**Tuesday 16th November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Nuclear C*-algebras (II)

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Friday 19th November, 2010 16:00-17:00516**

### Algebraic Statistics: the new interface

Prof Henry Wynn (London School of Economics)

**Tuesday 23rd November, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### Nuclear C*-algebras (III)

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 14th December, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### An analytic formula for Tom and Uli's Hochschild cocycle on SU_q2

Adam Rennie (Australian National University)

**Tuesday 21st December, 2010 16:00-17:00204**

### A fixed point theorem of Bader, Gelander and Monod

Stuart White (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 18th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### $C^*$ and right dual algebras

Philip Spain (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th January, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Cuntz algebras (I)

Simon Wassermann (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 1st February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Cuntz algebras (II)

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Cuntz semigroup (I)

Bhishan Jacelon (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 15th February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### The Cuntz semigroup (II)

Bhishan Jacelon (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 22nd February, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Sampling and Recovery of Bandlimited Functions using scattered shifts of Gaussians

Thomas Schulmprecht (Texas A&M University )

**Tuesday 1st March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Random matrix models of $C*_r(F_2)$ (I)

Stuart White (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th March, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Random Matrix models of $C*_r(F_2)$ (II)

Stuart White (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 17th May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Kadison's carpenter problem

Roger Smith (Texas A and M University)

**Tuesday 24th May, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Almost completely isometric maps and applications

Jean Roydor (Kyoto University)

**Friday 27th May, 2011 16:00-17:00515**

### Functions of a Matrix: Theory, Applications and Computation

Prof. N. J. Higham (University of Manchester)

**Tuesday 20th September, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Embedding separable exact algebras into $\mathcal O_2$

Simon Wassermann (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 27th September, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Embedding separable exact algebras into $\mathcal O_2$

Simon Wassermann (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 4th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Kirchberg's approximation theorem

Stuart White (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 11th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Perturbing order zero maps

Stuart White (U Glasgow)

**Tuesday 25th October, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### TBA

Bhishan Jacelon (U. Glasgow / U. Munster)

**Tuesday 8th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Embeddings in $B(H)$ of ideals and tensor products of $JC*$-triples

Richard Timoney (Trinity College, Dublin)

**Tuesday 29th November, 2011 16:00-17:00204**

### Primitivity of algebras related to certain semigroup

Michael Crabb (Glasgow)

**Friday 10th February, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Random matrix theory and the distribution of the primes

Prof. J. Keating FRS (Bristol University)

**Friday 2nd March, 2012 14:00-15:00416**

### UHF slicing and tracial approximation

Karen Strung (U. Munster)

**Friday 23rd March, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Bayesian nonparametric modelling with Gaussian processes in systems biology

Prof. D. Husmeier (Glasgow University)

**Friday 27th April, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Pure Inductive Logic

Prof. J. Paris FBA (Manchester University)

**Wednesday 18th July, 2012 14:30-15:30516**

### The generator rank for C*-algebras

Hannes Thiel (U. Copenhagen)

**Wednesday 18th July, 2012 16:00-17:00516**

### The classification problem for separable $C^*$-algebras

Ilijas Farah (York, Toronto)

**Tuesday 25th September, 2012 16:00-17:00TBA**

### Quantum automorphism groups and K-theory

Christian Voigt (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 2nd October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Ideal structure in multiplier algebras of C*-algebra

Rob Archbold (U. Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 9th October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Operator systems: tensor products and nuclearity

Ivan Todorov (Queen's University, Belfast)

**Tuesday 16th October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### $K$-theory of group $C^*$-algebras and translation algebras

Nick Wright (U. Southampton)

**Monday 22nd October, 2012 16:05-17:00516**

### Quotients of Operator Systems and Lance's WEP

Vern Paulsen (U. Houston)

**Tuesday 23rd October, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### TBA

Joachim Zacharias (U. Glasgow)

**Tuesday 6th November, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### TBA

Joachim Zacharias (Glasgow)

**Tuesday 13th November, 2012 16:00-17:00515**

### Semigroup C*-Algebras and assembly

Paul Mitchener (U. Sheffield)

**Tuesday 20th November, 2012 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### TBA

Andrew Hawkings (Nottingham / Glasgow)

**Tuesday 27th November, 2012 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### Closed operator ideals on the Banach space of continuous functions on the first uncountable ordinal

Niels Lausten (U. Lancaster)

**Monday 3rd December, 2012 14:00-15:00Maths 515**

### Applications of geometric mechanics: rigid bodies, fluids, liquid crystals, KdV, Teichmüller geodesics

Prof Tudor Ratiu (EPFL)

**Tuesday 4th December, 2012 16:00-17:00Maths 515**

### K-continuity is equivalent to K-exactness

Otgonbayar Uuye (University of Cardiff)

**Tuesday 8th January, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Operator methods for estimating energy decay

Charles Batty (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 15th January, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Structure of II_1 factors arising from free Bogoljubov actions of arbitrary groups

Cyril Houdayer (ENS Lyon)

**Tuesday 22nd January, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### The Glimm space of the minimal tensor product of C*-algebras

Dave McConnell (Trinity College Dublin)

**Wednesday 30th January, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Almost Calabi-Yau algebras associated to SU(3) modular invariants

Mathew Pugh (U Cardiff)

**Tuesday 5th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Gauge theory for spectral triples via the unbounded KK-product

Bram Mesland (University of Warwick)

**Wednesday 6th February, 2013 16:00-17:00204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Quantum homogeneous spaces

Pawel Kasprzak (U Warsaw)

**Tuesday 12th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### On the Unstable Bivariant Cuntz Semigroup

Gabriele Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 19th February, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### The Haagerup property for locally compact quantum groups

Stuart White (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 22nd February, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### Topological Data Analysis - applying homology in medicine, robotics, sensor networks, and graphics

Dr Mikael Vejdemo Johansson (KTH, Stockholm)

**Tuesday 26th February, 2013 17:00-18:00Maths 203**

### Positive scalar curvature and analytic assembly

Vikki Quigley (University of Sheffield)

**Tuesday 5th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Rudolph's theorem on the Furstenberg conjecture

Joachim Cuntz (University of Muenster)

**Friday 8th March, 2013 10:00-11:00Maths 417**

### The nonunital Toms-Winter conjecture

Bhishan Jacelon (University of Muenster)

**Tuesday 12th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Noncommutative topology and quantum flag manifolds

Robert Yuncken (University of Clermont-Ferrand)

**Tuesday 19th March, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Conformal nets of quantum fields and K-theory

Robin Hillier (University of Cardiff)

**Tuesday 23rd April, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### C(X) as a (bi)dual space

Garth Dales (University of Lancaster)

**Friday 26th April, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### Energy-driven pattern formation: Optimal crystals

Dr F. Theil (University of Warwick)

**Tuesday 7th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### L2-Betti numbers for locally compact groups and their cross section equivalence relations

David Kyed (University of Leuven)

**Friday 10th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### Strange episodes in the evolution of mathematics

Prof. F. Quinn (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Universit)

**Tuesday 14th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Infinitesimal rigidity for bar-joint frameworks in non-Euclidean spaces

Derek Kitson (University of Lancaster)

**Friday 24th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### Fluid modelling of carbon dioxide sequestration

Prof. H. Huppert FRS (Institute of Theoretical Geophysics DAMTP, Univers)

**Tuesday 28th May, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Deformation of operator algebras by Borel cocycles

Jyotishman Bhowmick (University of Oslo)

**Thursday 11th July, 2013 14:00-15:00Mathematics 203 (tea & coffee at 3pm)**

### Characterization and Modeling of Articular Cartilage: Mathematical Formulations, Experiments and Numerical Examples

Dr. David M. Pierce (Graz University of Technology, Austria)

**Tuesday 24th September, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The ultrasimplicial property for rank two simple dimension groups with unique state, the image of which has rank one

Greg Maloney (University of Newcastle)

**Tuesday 1st October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### K-theory of C*-algebras associated with free groups

Simon Wassermann (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### An amenable operator algebra not isomorphic to a C*-algebra

Ilijas Farah (York University)

**Tuesday 15th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Hyperbolic polynomials and their relation to semidefinite programming

Tim Netzer (University of Leipzig)

**Tuesday 22nd October, 2013 15:00-16:00Maths 203**

Analysis Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Spectral triples and Noncommutative Metric Spaces

Joachim Zacharias (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 22nd October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A refinement of the Baum-Connes conjecture for p-adic groups

Roger Plymen (University of Southampton)

**Tuesday 29th October, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### What can noncommutative probability tell about representation theory?

Claus Koestler (University College Cork)

**Tuesday 5th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Unit spectra of K-theory via strongly self-absorbing C*-algebras

Ulrich Pennig (University of Muenster)

**Tuesday 12th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### On the adjoint representation of orthogonal free quantum groups

Roland Vergnioux (University of Caen)

**Tuesday 19th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Index theory for non-Fredholm operators

Jens Kaad (University of Paris)

**Tuesday 26th November, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Classification of non-singular systems and critical dimension

Anthony Dooley (University of Bath)

**Friday 29th November, 2013 14:30-15:25516**

### Noncommutative geometry, metric spaces and groups

Jacek Brodzki (University of Southampton)

**Friday 29th November, 2013 16:00-16:55516**

### Clifford algebras, fermions, and categorification

Christian Voigt (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 29th November, 2013 17:00-17:55516**

### Index and determinant of n-tuples of commuting operators

Ryszard Nest (University of Copenhagen)

**Tuesday 3rd December, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The Cuntz semigroup of some Continuous Fields

Joan Bosa (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 10th December, 2013 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### C*-algebras, monoids, and dynamical systems

Xin Li (Queen Mary London)

**Tuesday 14th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Entropy, Determinants, and l2-Torsion

Andreas Thom (University of Leipzig)

**Tuesday 21st January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Ultraproducts, QWEP von Neumann algebras and the Effros-Mar\'echal topology

Hiroshi Ando (IHES Paris)

**Tuesday 28th January, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A general theory of multilinear duality

Tony Carbery (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 4th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Near inclusions of injective von Neumann algebras

Liam Dickson (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 11th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The coarse geometry of expander graphs.

Martin Finn-Sell (University of Southampton)

**Tuesday 18th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The Rokhlin dimension of topological Z^m-actions

Gabor Szabo (University of Muenster)

**Tuesday 25th February, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Central sequence algebras and their Cuntz semigroups

Aaron Tikuisis (University of Aberdeen)

**Tuesday 4th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A more general method to classify up to equivariant KK-equivalence

Rasmus Bentmann (Maths Institut Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen)

**Tuesday 11th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Vanishing of the first continuous L^2-cohomology for II_1 factors

Stefaan Vaes (University of Leuven)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 12:00-12:45 504 Joseph Black Building**

### The row length of unital C*-algebras

Liam Dickson (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 13:45-14:30504 Joseph Black Building**

### Murray-von Neumann equivalence for positive elements and order zero c.p. maps

Yasuhiko Sato (Kyoto University)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 14:40-15:25 504 Joseph Black Building**

### Operator theory and coarse geometry

Jan Spakula (University of Southampton)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 15:55-16:40504 Joseph Black Building**

### Calculating K-theory of substitution tiling C*-algebras using dual tilings

Greg Maloney (University of Newcastle)

**Friday 14th March, 2014 16:50-17:35504 Joseph Black Building**

### The category Cu. Which maps are the correct ones? *-homomorphisms or cpc order zero maps?

Joan Bosa (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 18th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The K-theory of quantum permutation groups

Christian Voigt (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 19th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### The codimension 3 conjecture for holonomic DQ-modules

Francois Petit (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 25th March, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Nuclear dimension and $\mathcal Z$-stablility

Stuart White (Glasgow University)

**Tuesday 22nd April, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Discrete groups and continuous rings

Gabor Elek (University of Lancaster)

**Tuesday 29th April, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Semiprojectivity and fields of C*-algebras

Dominic Enders (University of Copenhaguen)

**Friday 2nd May, 2014 16:00-17:00Mathematics 516**

### The Dynamos inside our Planets

Prof Chris Jones (University of Leeds)

**Tuesday 6th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Derivations on Fourier algebras of connected Lie groups

Yemon Choi (Lancaster University)

**Thursday 8th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A new look at the category Cu

Francesc Perera (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

**Tuesday 20th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Open Projections and Herediary subalgebras with applications to the Cuntz semigroup

Gabriele Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 27th May, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Commutator estimates and Fredholm modules on sub-Riemannian manifolds

Heiko Gimperlein (Heriot-Watt University and Maxwell Institute)

**Thursday 12th June, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Ghost operators, expanders, and exactness I

Rufus Willett (University of Hawaii)

**Thursday 12th June, 2014 17:30-18:30Maths 516**

### Ghost operators, expanders, and exactness II

Rufus Willett (University of Hawaii)

**Friday 13th June, 2014 10:00-11:00Maths 516**

### Functional analytic approach to stochastic differential equations I

Michael Roeckner (University of Bielefeld)

**Friday 13th June, 2014 11:30-12:30Maths 516**

### Functional analytic approach to stochastic differential equations II

Michael Roeckner (University of Bielefeld)

**Tuesday 23rd September, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Classifying maps by traces and dimension

Stuart White (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 30th September, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Reflection for quantum groups and an identity for special functions

Erik Koelink (University of Nijmegen)

**Tuesday 7th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Tensor products of quasi-standard C*-algebras

David McConnell (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 10th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Conservation laws: from differential to difference

Prof Peter Hydon (University of Surrey)

**Tuesday 14th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### A descriptive set-theoretic view of classification in operator algebras

Asger Tornquist (University of Copenhagen)

**Tuesday 28th October, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The search for the exotic

David Evans (University of Cardiff)

**Tuesday 4th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Quasi-representations, surface groups and almost-flat bundles

Jose Carrion (Pennsylvania State university)

**Tuesday 11th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### The projectivity of C^*-algebras and the topology of their spectra

Zynaida Lykova (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 18th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Tannaka-Krein duality for partial compact quantum groups and the dynamical SU_q(2)

Thomas Timmermann (University of Munster)

**Tuesday 25th November, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### two constructions of spectral triples

Olivier Gabriel (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 2nd December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Decomposition rank of approximately subhomogeneous C*-algebras

Aaron Tikuisis (University of Aberdeen)

**Thursday 4th December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 416**

### Graph algebras and orbit equivalence

Nathan Brownlowe (Wollongong University)

**Monday 8th December, 2014 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar

### Topological Data Analysis: Applications to Computer Vision

Vitaliy Kurlin (Durham)

**Tuesday 20th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Classification by traces

Joan Bosa (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 27th January, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Exotic line bundles on noncommutative spaces

Jan Jitse Venselaar (University of Goettingen)

**Wednesday 11th February, 2015 15:00-16:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Embedding expanders into groups and applications

Damian Osajda (University of Wroclaw)

**Tuesday 17th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### A complete characterization of connected Lie groups with the Approximation Property

Tim de Laat (KU Leuven)

**Tuesday 24th February, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### C*-Categories, Groupoids and Fell Bundles

David O'sullivan (Sheffield University)

**Tuesday 3rd March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### CB-norm approximation of derivations by elementary operators

Ilja Gogic (Trinity College Dublin)

**Wednesday 4th March, 2015 13:00-14:00Maths 417**

### Quantum Groups meet Free Probability

Moritz Weber (Universitaet des Saarlandes)

**Tuesday 10th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### How many primes are there... roughly?

Tim Trudgian (Australian National University)

**Tuesday 17th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Exactness of locally compact second countable groups

Chris Cave (University of Southampton)

**Friday 20th March, 2015 13:00-17:00Maths 204**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### An afternoon in low-dimensions, Glasgow

**Tuesday 24th March, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Actions of compact groups on C*-algebras

Luis Santiago Moreno (University of Aberdeen)

**Wednesday 22nd April, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar, Distinguished Lecture Series

### Moving cubes around

Dale Rolfsen (University of British Columbia)

**Tuesday 28th April, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### Time-frequency analysis and noncommutative geometry

Franz Luef (NTNU - Trondheim)

**Tuesday 12th May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 326**

### The Rokhlin property for compact groups: classification and crossed products

Eusebio Gardella (University of Oregon)

**Wednesday 20th May, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar, Geometry and Topology Seminar, Integrable Systems and Mathematical Physics Seminar

### Involutive Heegaard Floer homology and new correction terms

Ciprian Manolescu (University of California, Los Angeles. )

**Monday 22nd June, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Symmetry through geometry

Prof Nalini Joshi (University of Sydney)

**Tuesday 30th June, 2015 11:00-12:00Maths 325**

### Necessary applications of set theory to C*-algebras

Ilijas Farah (York University Toronto)

**Tuesday 29th September, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Pair correlations for length spectra on negatively curved manifolds

Richard Sharp (University of Warwick)

**Tuesday 6th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Locally compact C*-simple groups

Sven Raum (University of Muenster)

**Tuesday 13th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Unitary spherical representations of Drinfeld doubles

Yuki Arano (University of Leuven)

**Tuesday 20th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Scalar and Operator-Valued Fourier-Haar Multipliers

Hugh Wark (Aviva)

**Tuesday 27th October, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### C*-algebras of algebraic dynamical systems

Nadia Larsen (University of Oslo)

**Tuesday 3rd November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Can we compute everything?

Jonathan Ben-Artzi (Imperial College London)

**Tuesday 10th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Parabolic restriction of tempered representations

Tyrone Crisp (MPI Bonn)

**Tuesday 24th November, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Operator algebras associated with subshifts

Evgenios Kakariadis (University of Newcastle)

**Tuesday 1st December, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Self-similar group actions and KMS states

Mike Whittaker (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th December, 2015 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The constructive Kasparov product: achievements and challenges

Adam Rennie (University of Wollongong)

**Wednesday 13th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

Algebra Seminar, Analysis Seminar

### Bieberbach groups and C*-rigidity

Stuart White (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 19th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Spectral triples for subshifts

Antoine Julien (NTNU)

**Tuesday 26th January, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Rational and H^\infty dilation

Michael Dritschel (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 2nd February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Unbounded Kasparov modules for Cuntz-Pimsner algebras

Magnus Goffeng (University of Copenhagen)

**Friday 5th February, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### Locally Trivial W*-bundles

Sam Evington (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 9th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Operator systems, non-signalling correlations and quantum graph parameters

Ivan Todorov (Queen's University Belfast)

**Tuesday 16th February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Functional analytic aspects of renormalization on Lorentzian manifolds

Kasia Rejzner (University of York)

**Tuesday 23rd February, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The Fourier and Rajchman algebras of a locally compact group

Søren Knudby (University of Münster)

**Friday 26th February, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### Constructing pseudodifferential operators from groupoids

Robert Yunken (Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand.)

**Tuesday 1st March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The noncommutative geometry of Cuntz-Pimsner algebras

Bram Mesland (Leibniz University Hannover)

**Friday 4th March, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### The Bivariant Cuntz Semigroup and Classification of Stably Finite C*-algebras

Gabriele Tornetta (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Deformations of nilpotent groups and homotopy symmetric C*-algebras

Ulrich Pennig (University of Münster)

**Tuesday 15th March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Rates of convergence for alternating projections

David Seifert (University of Oxford)

**Friday 18th March, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### E-theory spectrum for complex graded C*-algebras

Sarah Browne (Sheffield University)

**Tuesday 22nd March, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### A simplicial approach to noncommutative distributional symmetries

Gwion Evans (Aberystwyth University)

**Tuesday 12th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Smale spaces and their C*-algebras

Karen Strung (Polish Academy of Sciences)

**Tuesday 19th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Matrix positivity preservers in fixed dimension

Alexander Belton (Lancaster University)

**Friday 22nd April, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 204**

### Unitary orbits of self-adjoint elements in pure C*-algebras

Bhishan Jacelon (Purdue University)

**Tuesday 26th April, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Projections of Fractals - Old and New

Kenneth Falconer (University of St Andrews )

**Tuesday 3rd May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### II_1 factors with non-isomorphic ultrapowers

Remi Boutonnet (Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux)

**Friday 6th May, 2016 13:00-14:00Maths 522**

### On classifying purely infinite C*-algebras using K-theory

James Gabe (Southern Denmark University)

**Tuesday 10th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Classification of graph algebras

Adam Sørensen (University of Oslo)

**Tuesday 17th May, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### AP, WAP, CAP and ITAP

Yemon Choi (Lancaster University)

**Tuesday 2nd August, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Boundary Quotients of Semigroup C*-algebras

Charles Starling (University of Ottawa)

**Tuesday 20th September, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The Analyst's Traveling Salesman Theorem for large dimensional objects

Jonas Azzam (University of Edinburgh)

**Tuesday 27th September, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### A dynamical characterization of diagonal preserving isomorphisms of Cuntz-Krieger algebras

Sara Arklint (University of Copenhagen)

**Tuesday 4th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Reconstruction of graded groupoids from graded Steinberg algebras

Joan Bosa (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 11th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### L^2-Betti numbers of universal quantum groups

David Kyed (University of Southern Denmark)

**Tuesday 18th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Spectral theory for normal operators on a quaternionic Hilbert space

David Kimsey (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 25th October, 2016 16:00-17:00Room 507, Boyd Orr Building.**

### Probabilistic formal analysis of software usage styles in the wild

Professor Muffy Calder (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 1st November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Weighted shift directed graph operator algebras

Rupert Levene (University College Dublin)

**Friday 4th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre**

### What is modern geometry?

Professor Michael Wemyss (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 8th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### A class of II_1 factors with exactly two crossed product decompositions

Anna Krogager (KU Leuven)

**Tuesday 15th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### An elementary approach to unitary representations of the Thompson group F

Claus Köstler (University College Cork)

**Tuesday 22nd November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Extensions of uniform algebras and projections

Sam Morley (University of Nottingham)

**Tuesday 29th November, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### The Transverse Geometry of Tiling Spaces

Jean Bellissard (Georgia Tech and University of Muenster)

**Tuesday 6th December, 2016 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Flow equivalence and orbit equivalence for shifts of finite type and isomorphism of their groupoids.

Eduard Ortega (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

**Tuesday 10th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 522**

### Noncommutative Geometry, Conformal Geometry, and Cyclic Homology of Group Actions on Manifolds

Raphael Ponge (Seoul National University)

**Tuesday 17th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Operator algebras in rigid C*-tensor categories

Corey Jones (Australian National University)

**Tuesday 24th January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 204**

### Towards a dynamical version of the Cuntz semigroup

Joachim Zacharias (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 31st January, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Representations of Rieffel-deformed C*-algebras and deformations of Borchers triples

Gandalf Lechner (Cardiff University)

**Tuesday 7th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Factors, bimodules, and fusion categories

Noah Snyder (Indiana University)

**Tuesday 14th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Dimers, domain walls and the quantum Horn conjecture

Christian Korff (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 21st February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### On Uniform Roe algebras of locally finite groups

Hung-Chang Liao (University of Muenster)

**Tuesday 28th February, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Stability under small tracial perturbations for C*-algebras

Tatiana Shulman (Instytut Matematyczny Polskiej Akademii Nauk)

**Tuesday 7th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### Complex (quantum) groups and representation theory

Christian Voigt (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 21st March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 516**

### (Almost) arithmetic progressions and dimension

Jon Fraser (University of St Andrews)

**Friday 24th March, 2017 16:30-17:30WILT Lecture Theatre**

### Rankin Lecture: A machine for constructing representations of R. Thompson’s groups, unitary and otherwise

Vaughan F.R. Jones (Vanderbilt University)

**Tuesday 28th March, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 203**

### Harmonic analysis on vector bundles over compact symmetric spaces.

Maarten van Pruijssen (Paderborn University)

**Tuesday 18th April, 2017 16:00-17:00Lecture Theatre 2, Boyd Orr Building**

### Sneddon Lecture: Modelling collective cell movement

Philip Maini (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 25th April, 2017 16:00-17:00Boyd Orr 507**

### Shift equivalences for C*-correspondences

Evgenios Kakariadis (Newcastle University)

**Tuesday 2nd May, 2017 16:00-17:00Boyd Orr 507**

### Spectra, automata and discrete analogues of the KdV equation

Andrzej Zuk (Paris 7)

**Tuesday 9th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths Seminar Room (3rd floor M&S Building)**

### Roots of completely positive maps

Robin Hillier (Lancaster University)

**Wednesday 10th May, 2017 14:00-15:00Hunterian Art Gallery Lecture Theatre (Room 103)**

### Automatic assessment of reasoning by equivalence

Prof. Chris Sangwin

**Tuesday 16th May, 2017 16:15-17:15Math seminar room**

### Extracting information from nuclear approximations

Wilhelm Winter (University of Muenster)

**Thursday 18th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Hunterian Art Gallery Lecture Theatre (Room 103)**

### Mitchell Lecture: Inference and application of the shared descent of genome in population samples

Elizabeth Thompson (University of Washington)

**Tuesday 23rd May, 2017 16:00-17:00Math seminar room**

### Spaces of Analytic Functions on the Complex Half-Plane

Andrzej Kucik (Leeds University)

**Tuesday 30th May, 2017 16:00-17:00Math seminar room**

### Subfactors with infinite representation theory

Dietmar Bisch (Vanderbilt University)

**Tuesday 15th August, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths Seminar Room (level 3)**

### Dimensions of sets arising from iterated function systems -- with a special emphasis on self-affine sets

Henna Koivusalo (University of Vienna)

**Tuesday 19th September, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar Room 311B**

### Integrating Gauss-Manin connection by group cohomology

Makoto Yamashita (Ochanomizu University, Japan)

**Friday 22nd September, 2017 15:00-16:00Seminar room 311B**

Analysis Seminar, Statistics Seminar

### From Hopf Algebras to Machine learning via Rough Paths

Terry Lyons (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 26th September, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room 311B**

### Mauldin-Williams graphs and their C*-algebras

Michael Mampusti (University of Wollongong)

**Tuesday 3rd October, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room 311B**

### The complexity of the classification problem in ergodic theory

Martino Lupini (Cal Tech)

**Tuesday 10th October, 2017 16:00-17:00311B**

### Connective C*-algebras

Ulrich Pennig (Cardiff University)

**Tuesday 17th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Seminar room 311B**

### On the structure of the Automorphisms of the shift as a split extension

Collin Bleak (University of St. Andrews)

**Thursday 26th October, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 116 **

### K-theory and conformal field theory

David Evans (Cardiff University)

**Tuesday 31st October, 2017 16:00-17:00311B**

### Twisted spectral triples and pseudodifferential calculus on quantum projective spaces

Robert Yunken (Université Clermont Auvergne)

**Tuesday 14th November, 2017 16:00-17:00311B**

### Approximation properties of q-Araki-Woods algebras

Mateusz Wasilewski (IMPAN)

**Tuesday 21st November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Coarse median spaces and groups

Jiawen Zhang (Southampton University)

**Tuesday 28th November, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Ideal-related K-theory for C*-algebras

Jamie Gabe (University of Glasgow)

**Friday 1st December, 2017 16:00-17:00Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT)**

### Rankin Lecture: Why topology is geometry in dimension 3

Nathan Dunfield ( University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

**Tuesday 5th December, 2017 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Largeness and the horocycle flow

Jacopo Bassi (SISSA)

**Thursday 11th January, 2018 14:00-15:00Maths 116**

### A quantum refinement of equivariant cohomology

Pedram Hekmati (University of Auckland)

**Friday 12th January, 2018 13:00-14:00Maths 311B**

### Actions of rigid groups on C*-algebras

Martino Lupini (Cal Tech)

**Thursday 18th January, 2018 16:00-17:00*** ROOM CHANGE *** Boyd Orr 411**

### Topologically and Algebraically Finitely-Generated Closed Left Ideals in Banach Algebras

Jared White (Lancaster University)

**Tuesday 23rd January, 2018 16:00-17:00Graham Kerr Building Lecture Theatre (room 224)**

### Statistics are Patients with the Tears wiped away

Professor Peter Boyle FRSE (Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health)

**Thursday 25th January, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Finite-dimensional representations and AF mapping telescopes

Kristin Courtney (University of Virginia)

**Thursday 1st February, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The realization problem for von Neumann regular rings

Joan Bosa (Barcelona)

**Thursday 8th February, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Non-commutative Stone duality: from analysis to algebra

Mark Lawson (Heriot-Watt University)

**Friday 9th February, 2018 13:00-18:00Maths 116**

### Scottish Operator Algebra Research Meeting

**Friday 9th February, 2018 13:00-14:00Maths 311B**

### Almost finiteness, comparison, and Z-stability

David Kerr (Texas A&M University)

**Thursday 15th February, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Vanishing of the Lyapunov expansion exponent and word length statistics along random geodesics

Vaibhav Gadre (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 1st March, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### CANCELLED: Quenched decay of correlations for slowly mixing systems

Wael Bahsoun (Loughborough University)

**Thursday 22nd March, 2018 16:00-17:00Boyd Orr 411 *** Note room change *****

### An infinite C*-algebra with a dense, stably finite *-subalgebra

Niels Laustsen (Lancaster University)

**Friday 23rd March, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### EMS Meeting: Koszul algebras, cohomology and support varieties

Professor Nicole Snashall (University of Leicester)

**Thursday 19th April, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### C*-rigidity of topological dynamical systems

Toke Meier Carlsen (University of the Faroe Islands)

**Thursday 26th April, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Strongly outer actions of amenable groups

Eusebio Gardella (University of Muenster)

**Thursday 10th May, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Infima in Cuntz semigroups and the structure of C*-algebras with stable rank one

Hannes Thiel (University of Muenster)

**Friday 11th May, 2018 13:00-14:00Maths 311B**

### Subalgebras of AF-algebras

Christopher Schafhauser (University of Waterloo)

**Monday 21st May, 2018 16:00-17:00Davidson 208**

### Sneddon Lecture: Active Matter: Statistical Physics and the Arrow of Life

Professor Mike Cates FRS FRSE (University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 24th May, 2018 15:30-17:00Maths 311B**

### Free groups and operator algebras

Simon Wassermann (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 31st May, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### New Hecke modules for arithmetic groups via operator algebras

Haluk Sengun (University of Sheffield)

**Thursday 13th September, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Simple graph algebras

Becky Armstrong (University of Sydney)

**Friday 14th September, 2018 16:30-17:30Graham Kerr Lecture Theatre**

### Edinburgh Mathematical Society Public Lecture: Mathematical Modelling, Mutations and Metastases: Can We Cure Cancer with Calculus?

Professor Mark Chaplain FRSE (University of St Andrews)

**Thursday 20th September, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Cartan subalgebras in uniform Roe algebras

Stuart White (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 27th September, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The Künneth formula for groupoid crossed products

Christian Bönicke (WWU Muenster)

**Thursday 4th October, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Quenched decay of correlations for slowly mixing systems

Wael Bahsoun (Loughborough University)

**Thursday 11th October, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Plancherel Formulas

Christian Voigt (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 18th October, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Tiling spaces and tiling C* algebras

Jamie Walton (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 25th October, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### K-theory of some AF-algebras from braided categories

Andreas Aaserud (Cardiff University)

**Thursday 1st November, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Lie and C*-algebras

Wend Werner (WWU Muenster)

**Thursday 8th November, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Uniform Roe coronas

Alessandro Vignatti (Paris Diderot 7)

**Thursday 22nd November, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Approximation of groups with respect to the rank metric

Lukasz Grabowski (Lancaster University)

**Friday 23rd November, 2018 16:00-17:00Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre (WILT)**

### Sneddon Lecture: Mathematics for web-like patterns of solitary waves in shallow water

Professor Yuji Kodama (Ohio State University)

**Thursday 29th November, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Bounded distance equivalence of Pisot substitution tilings

Dirk Frettloeh (University of Bielefeld)

**Thursday 6th December, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Random walks on quantum rotations

Amaury Freslon (Université Paris-Sud XI)

**Thursday 13th December, 2018 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Traceless AF embeddings and unsuspended E-theory

Jamie Gabe (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 10th January, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Correspondences for Smale spaces

Mike Whittaker (University of Glasgow)

**Wednesday 23rd January, 2019 12:30-13:30Maths 311B**

### Realization of von Neumann regular rings

Joan Bosa (Barcelona)

**Thursday 24th January, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Structure preserving *-isomorphisms of (groupoid) C*-algebras

Kevin Aguyar Brix (University of Copenhagen)

**Friday 25th January, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Edinburgh Mathematical Society Meeting: Complex dynamics: the intriguing case of wandering domains

Gwyneth Stallard (Open University)

**Thursday 31st January, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Constructing 2-cocycles on Fourier algebras

Yemon Choi (Lancaster University)

**Wednesday 6th February, 2019 13:00-14:00Maths 110**

### Some other universal C*-algebras

Kristin Courtney (University of Münster)

**Thursday 7th February, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### On the index theory of twisted spectral triples on traceless C*-algebras

Bram Mesland (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn)

**Thursday 14th February, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Constructing Cartan subalgebras in classifiable stably finite C*-algebras

Xin Li (Queen Mary University of London)

**Thursday 21st February, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### KK-theory with real coefficients, traces, and discrete group actions

Sara Azzali (University of Potsdam)

**Thursday 28th February, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Extensions of Schur multipliers

Ying-Fen Lin (Queen’s University Belfast)

**Thursday 7th March, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Using entropy to compute phase transitions for Pimsner algebras

Evgenios Kakariadis (Newcastle University)

**Wednesday 13th March, 2019 13:00-14:00Maths 110**

### On the classification of simple, nuclear C*-algebras

Christopher Schafhauser (York University)

**Thursday 14th March, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Statistical stability in dynamical systems

Mike Todd (University of St Andrews)

**Thursday 21st March, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Factoring non-negative operator valued trigonometric polynomials in two variables

Michael Dritschel (Newcastle University)

**Thursday 28th March, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Aperiodic tilings: from the Domino problem to an aperiodic monotile

Mike Whittaker (University of Glasgow )

**Thursday 4th April, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Diagonal dimension for C*-pairs

Kang Li (IMPAN (Warsaw))

**Thursday 11th April, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### On C*-ringed spaces

Martin Mathieu (Queen’s University Belfast)

**Wednesday 17th April, 2019 13:00-14:00Maths 110**

### The Baum-Connes assembly map via explicit examples

Sanaz Pooya (Stockholm University)

**Thursday 18th April, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### C*-superrigidity of 2-step nilpotent groups

Sven Raum (Stockholm University )

**Thursday 25th April, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Real Spectral Triples for the Fuzzy Torus

James Gaunt (University of Strathclyde)

**Wednesday 1st May, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths and Stats Building, room 116**

### Mitchell Lecture: Clusters everywhere: A tour of cluster analysis and its application

Professor Brendan Murphy (University College Dublin)

**Thursday 9th May, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Kaplansky Density for automorphism groups

Matt Daws (University of Central Lancashire)

**Thursday 16th May, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Algebraic Calderón-Zygmund theory

Runlian Xia (ICMAT)

**Thursday 23rd May, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Full factors and coamenable inclusions

Jon Bannon (Siena College)

**Thursday 11th July, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Equivariant C(X)-algebras and strongly self-absorbing dynamical systems

Marzieh Forough (Czech Academy of Sciences)

**Thursday 1st August, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Flipped noncommutative tori

Sayan Chakraborty (IISER Bhopal)

**Thursday 22nd August, 2019 14:00-15:00Maths 311B**

### The Cuntz-Toeplitz algebra has nuclear dimension one

Summer students

**Thursday 19th September, 2019 18:00-19:00Sir Charles Wilson Lecture Theatre**

### Bowman Lecture (Inaugural): Trust in Numbers

Professor Sir David Spiegelhalter, OBE FRS (University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 3rd October, 2019 17:00-18:00Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre**

### LMS Popular Lecture for Maths Week Scotland: A tour of the Mandelbrot set

Holly Krieger (University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 10th October, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The Jiang-Su algebra is strongly self-absorbing revisited

André Schemaitat (WWU Münster)

**Thursday 17th October, 2019 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### Reconstructing directed graphs from their Toeplitz algebras

Nathan Brownlowe (University of Sydney)

**Thursday 17th October, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Minimal Cantor systems: Constraints induced by the dimension group on the (dynamical) eigenvalues

Fabien Durand (Université de Picardie Jules Verne)

**Thursday 24th October, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Equivariant higher twisted K-theory of SU(n) via exponential functors

Ulrich Pennig (Cardiff University)

**Thursday 31st October, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### A modification of Wythoff Nim

Robbert Fokkink (TU Delft)

**Thursday 14th November, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Circle and sphere bundles in noncommutative geometry

Francesca Arici (Leiden University)

**Thursday 21st November, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### The Ellis semigroup of bijective substitutions

Reem Yassawi (The Open University)

**Thursday 28th November, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Lower bounds on the Hausdorff dimension of the Rauzy gasket

Carlos Matheus Silva Santos (Ecole Polytechnic/CNRS)

**Wednesday 4th December, 2019 13:00-14:00Maths 110**

### Non-commutative Poincaré Duality of the irrational rotation algebra

Anna Duwenig (University of Victoria)

**Thursday 5th December, 2019 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### C*-algebras from actions of congruence monoids

Chris Bruce (University of Victoria)

**Thursday 5th December, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### KMS states on the crossed product C*-algebra of a homeomorphism

Johannes Christensen (Aarhus University)

**Thursday 12th December, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Amenability and approximation properties of C*-dynamical systems

Alcides Buss (Federal University of Santa Catarina)

**Thursday 19th December, 2019 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Approximation on the Cantor set and other related fractals

Demi Allen (University of Bristol)

**Thursday 9th January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### On a generalisation of expanders

Ana Khukhro (University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 16th January 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Regularity properties for ample groupoids

Christian Bönicke (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 23rd January 16:00-17:00Maths 116**

### Extensions of derivations

Sam Morley (University of East Anglia)

**Thursday 30th January 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Gabor Analysis over Quasicrystals meets Operator Algebras

Petter Nyland (NTNU Trondheim)

**Thursday 6th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Asymptotics of Operator Semigroups

Abraham Ng (University of Oxford)

**Thursday 13th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Nuclear Dimension of Simple C*-Algebras and Extensions

Samuel Evington (University of Oxford)

**Tuesday 18th February 16:00-17:00Maths and Stats Building, Room 116**

### Rankin Lecture: Billiards

Carlos Matheus Silva Santos (CNRS, Paris)

**Thursday 27th February 15:00-16:00Maths 311B**

### K-theory and homology of Smale spaces

Valerio Proietti (East China Normal University)

**Thursday 27th February 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### When can we squeeze a C*-algebra unit ball in a Hilbert ball?

Cho-Ho Chu (Queen Mary University of London)

**Thursday 5th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Amenability, inverse semigroups and C*-algebras

Fernando Lledó (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid)

**Thursday 12th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### Pick's theorem and the Kadison-Singer problem

Michael Hartz (Saarland University)

**Thursday 19th March 16:00-17:00Maths 311B**

### [Cancelled] The norm-preserving extension property in the symmetrized bidisc G and von Neumann-type inequalities for G-contractions

Zinaida Lykova (Newcastle University)

**Thursday 26th March 15:00-16:00Zoom**

### C*-unique groupoids

Eduard Ortega (Norwegian University of Science and Technology)

**Thursday 16th April 16:00-16:45email Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### UK Virtual Operator Algebras Seminar: Introduction to C_0 semigroups

David Seifert (Newcastle University)

**Thursday 16th April 16:45-17:30email Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### UK Virtual Operator Algebras Seminar: Introduction to non-commutative L_p-spaces

Runlian Xia (University of Glasgow)

**Tuesday 21st April 16:00-17:00Online Zoom lecture**

### Sneddon Lecture: How directed is a directed network?

Professor Robert MacKay, FRS FInstP FIMA (University of Warwick)

**Thursday 30th April 16:00-16:45Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### UK Virtual Operator Algebras Seminar: Amenability via ultraproduct embeddings for II_1 factors

Scott Atkinson (University of California, Riverside)

**Thursday 30th April 16:45-17:30Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### UK Virtual Operator Algebras Seminar: Extensions of C*-algebras

Christian Bönicke (University of Glasgow)

**Thursday 14th May 16:00-16:45Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### UK Virtual Operator Algebras Seminar: An introduction to Cuntz--Pimsner algebras

Francesca Arici (Universiteit Leiden)

**Thursday 14th May 16:45-17:30Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### UK Virtual Operator Algebras Seminar: Approximating traces: what, why and how.

Christopher Schafhauser (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)

**Thursday 4th June 16:00-16:45Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### UK Virtual Operator Algebras Seminar: Expanders and generalisations

Ana Khukhro (University of Cambridge)

**Thursday 4th June 16:45-17:30Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### Cuntz semigroups

Hannes Thiel (WWU Münster)

**Thursday 18th June 16:00-16:45Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### Non-local games: operator algebraic approaches

Ivan Todorov (Queen's University Belfast)

**Thursday 18th June 16:45-17:30Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### The algebraic structure of C*-algebras associated to groups

Matthew Kennedy (University of Waterloo, Canada)

**Thursday 2nd July 16:00-17:30Contact Mike.Whittaker@glasgow.ac.uk for Zoom info**

### UK Virtual Operator Algebras Seminar: John Roe and Coarse Geometry

Nigel Higson (Pennsylvania State University)