### Time and Location

T5 LIT 368, T6,

### Description and Goals:

**TOPOLOGY and Dynamics SEMINAR **meets on Tuesdays 5th period in LIT 368 (in the Spring 2021 meets online).

**Spring-2021**

January 19th Organizational meeting

**January 26th Dmitri Burago, Penn State University “On some unsolved problems in Geometry and around”**

**February 2nd Nikola Milicevic “Simplicial and cubical homologies of closure spaces”**

**February 9th Rustam Sadykov, Kansas State University, “On non-orientable surfaces embedded in 4-manifolds”**

**February 16th Jamie Scott, “On the Topological Complexity of Maps”**

**February 23rd Luca Di Cerbo “On the Thick-Thin decomposition”**

**March 2nd Steve Trettel, Stanford University “Raymarching the Thurston Geometries: visual intuition for geometric topology in 3 dimensions”**

**March 9th Jacek Brodzki, University of Southampton, UK “Gyroscopes and topology”**

**March 16th Alex Dranishnikov “On Gromov’s Scalar Curvature Conjecture”**

**March 23rd Alex Elchesen “Virtual Persistence Diagrams, Wasserstein Distance, and Universality”**

**March 30th Iryna Hartsock “Properties of the space of persistence diagrams” **

**April 6th Phil Boyland “Generalizing pseudoAnosov maps”**

**April 13th Stefano Vidussi, UC Riverside “Algebraic fibrations of surface-by-surface groups”**

**April 20th Martina Scolamiero, KTH “Extracting persistence features with hierarchical stabilisation”**

**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 “Some thoughts about 3-manifolds”**

**October 13****th Michael Albanese (Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) & McGill) “Connected Sums of Almost Complex Manifolds”**

**October 20****th Henry Adams (Colorado State University) “Bridging applied and quantitative topology”**

**October 27****th Alex Dranishnikov “On Iwase’s manifolds”**

**November 3rd Peter Bubenik “Topology and Deep Learning”**

**November 10th Basak Gurel (UCF) “Symplectic topology and dynamics of pseudo-rotations”**

**November 17th Phil Boyland “On the abundance of Denjoy minimal sets”**

**December 1st Jan Boronski (AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland) “Crovisier-Pujals-like 1-dimensional models for Lozi maps within the Misiurewicz parameter set ‘**

**December 8th Leone Slavich “Compact hyperbolic manifolds without spin structure”**

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 Spring 2021, Tuesdays 7th period):

** UF Graduate Student TOPOLOGY SEMINAR**

**Spring-2021**

January 19th Organizational meeting

**January 26th Jamie Scott “An Informal Introduction to Surgery Theory”**

**February 2nd Jamie Scott “L-groups”**

**February 9th Jamie Scott “Simply Connected Surgery”**

**February 16th Deep Kundu “Morse Theory part 2( Morse Inequalities)”
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**February 23rd Nursultan Kuanyshev “Vector Bundle and Projective Module”**

**March 2nd Nursultan Kuanyshev “Vector Bundle and Projective Module.II”**

**March 9th Micelle Daher “On the Novikov and related conjectures”**

**March 16th Micelle Daher “On the Novikov and related conjectures.II”**

**March 25th Micelle Daher PhD Defense**

**March 30th No Seminar**

**April 6th Nikola Milicevic “Operations on constructible functions”**

**April 13th Nikola Milicevic “Operations on constructible functions.II”**

**April 20th Deep Kundu “Introduction to the Lusternik-Schnirelmann category”**

**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 “Eilenberg-Zilber Theorem”**

**October 13****th Nursultan Kuanyshov “Eilenberg-Zilber Theorem.II”**

**October 20****th Michelle Daher “Surgery and CE-maps”**

**October 27****th Michelle Daher (canceled)**

**November 3rd Michael Freedman “A Friendly Introduction to Lie groups and Lie algebras” Part 1 of 3**

**November 10th Michael Freedman “A Friendly Introduction to Lie groups and Lie algebras” Part 2 of 3**

**November 17th Michael Freedman “A Friendly Introduction to Lie groups and Lie algebras” Part 3 of 3**

**December 1st Mahya Aghaee “Application of topology in optimization theory (the tent method)”**

**December 8th Deep Kundu “Morse theory”**

**Old Seminars:**

## · 2019-2020

## · 2018-2019

## · 2017-2018

## · 2016-2017

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## · 2014-2015

## · 2013-2014

## · 2012-2013

### · 2011-2012

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### Grading Scale

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

### Attendance and Late Policy

Attendance is strictly recommended.