### Time and Location

T5 LIT 368, T6,

### Description and Goals:

**TOPOLOGY and Dynamics SEMINAR **meets on Tuesdays 5th period in LIT 368 (in the Fall 2020 meets online).

**Fall-2020**

September 1st Organizational meeting

**September 15****th Vladimir Chernov (Dartmouth College) “Khovanov homology and causality in spacetimes”**

**September 22nd Michael Daher “Cell-like maps and convergence in the Gromov Hausdorff Space”**

**September 29****th Jamie Scott “The LS-category and the Topological Complexity of Maps” (oral exam)**

**October 6****th Luca Di Cerbo**

**October 13****th Michael Albanese**

**October 20****th Henry Adams**

**October 27****th**

**November 3rd**

**November 10th Basak Gurel**

**November 17th Phil Boyland**

**December 1st Jan Boronski**

**December 8th**

**Spring-2020**

January 7th Organizational meeting

**January 14th Mark Stern, Duke University, “A coarse Cheeger inequality for 1-forms”**

**January 21st Phil Boyland “N-fold minimal set measures for circle maps”
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**January 28th Jed Keesling”The geometry of the Stone-Cech Compactification”**

**February 4th Andrés Mauricio López Barragán, Federal Rural University of the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,**

**February 11th Thomas Banchoff, Brown University, “Fifty years of Discrete Critical Points”**

**February 18th Zach Hamaker, “Some techniques for shellability”**

**February 25th Albert Fathi, Georgia Tech, “Cut locus in Riemannian Geometry”**

**March 10th Luca Di Cerbo, “S eshadri constants, fake projective planes, and related topics“**

**March 17th No seminar**

**March 24th No Seminar**

**March 31st Alex Elchesen, “Universality of Persistence Diagrams and the Wasserstein Distances”**

**April 7th Dana Bartosova, “Universal minimal flows of locally compact non-Archimedean groups with two-sided invariant metrics”**

**April 14th Alex Dranishnikov, “Topological complexity of hyperbolic groups”**

**April 21st Kevin Knudson, “Approximate triangulations of Grassmannians”**

This is a research seminar with a long tradition. It meets on Tuesdays.

For old seminars see `seminars’ here.

Graduate Student Topology Seminar is a survey seminar in Topology (meets online in the Fall 2020, Tuesdays 6th period):

** UF Graduate Student TOPOLOGY SEMINAR**

**Fall-2020**

September 1st (6th period) Organizational meeting

**September 15****th Trevor Davila “Knot Theory and Quantum Computing” **

**September 22nd Trevor Davila “Knot Theory and Quantum Computing.II” **

**September 29****th Jamie Scott “The LS-category and the Topological Complexity of Maps” (oral exam starts at 11:45)**

**October 6****th Nursultan Kuanyshov**

**October 13****th Nursultan Kuanyshov**

**October 20****th Michelle Daher**

**October 27****th Michelle Daher**

**November 3rd Michael Freedman**

**November 10th Michael Freedman**

**November 17th Michael Freedman**

**December 1st Mahya Aghaee**

**December 8th Deep Kundu**

**Spring-2020**

January 14th Organizational meeting

**January 24th Trevor Davila “Introduction to braid groups” **

**January 31st No seminar**

**February 7th Jamie Scott “An Axiomatic Introduction to the Steenrod Squares”**

**February 14th Nursultan Kuanyshov “Bundle and Stiefel-Whitney classes”**

**February 21st Nursultan Kuanyshov “Bundle and Stiefel-Whitney classes.II”**

**February 28th no seminar**

**March 13th Alex Elchesen “Ultrafilters in Topology”**

**March 20th No Seminar**

**March 27th Hayden Hunter “On Jordan Curve Theorem”**

**April 3rd Michelle Daher “On cell-like maps”**

**April 10th No Seminar**

**April 17th Trevor Davila, “An introduction to quantum algorithms”**

**Old Seminars:**

## · 2019-2020

## · 2018-2019

## · 2017-2018

## · 2016-2017

### · 2015-2016

## · 2014-2015

## · 2013-2014

## · 2012-2013

### · 2011-2012

### · 2010-2011

### · 2008

#### · 2006-2007

#### · 2005-2006

##### · 2004-2005

##### · 2003-2004

###### · 2002-2003

##### · 2001-2002

### Grading Scale

80%Attendance+20%Presentation and Problem solving; A if >85, B+ if > 80.

### Attendance and Late Policy

Attendance is strictly recommended.