Brazos Analysis Seminar

This regional semi-annual seminar series is supported by Baylor University, Texas A&M University, University of Houston and the National Science Foundation. The goal is to bring together analysts at academic institutions within the South-Central region of the United States on a regular basis to communicate their research, with a particular emphasis on providing an opportunity for young researchers and graduate students to meet, collaborate and disseminate their work on a regular basis during the academic year.

Organizers: Michael Brannan (Texas A&M University), Mehrdad Kalantar (University of Houston), and Tao Mei (Baylor University)

Spring 2019 Meeting: March 30-31.

Location: University of Houston, Houston, Texas.

Invited Speakers:

  • Tattwamasi Amrutam* (Houston)
  • Martijn Caspers (TU Delft) 
  • David Damanik (Rice) Spectral properties of almost periodic Schrödinger operators
  • Adam Dor-On (UIUC) Operator algebraic graph representation theory
  • Kari Eifler* (Texas A&M) Non-local Games and the Graph Isomorphism Game
  • Sherry Gong (UCLA) 
  • Ben Hayes (Virginia) Max-Min theorems for weak containment, square summable homoclinic points, and completely positive entropy
  • Andrei Martinez-Finkelshtein (Baylor University and University of Almeria, Spain) 
  • Gilles Pisier (Texas A&M) On the Weak Expectation Property for C*-algebras

*=graduate student

All lectures, registrations and breaks will take place in PGH 232. (UH Campus map: here)

Tentative Schedule: 

  Saturday March 30  Sunday March 31


Local information: 

Financial Support: Limited financial support is available to support the local expenses of the participants without external support. Junior researchers, graduate students and members from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply for financial support.   

Lodging: We expect to provide lodging for most conference participants.  Graduate students should expect to share a hotel room with another graduate student. 

Conference Registration: HERE. 


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