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)

Fall 2019 Meeting: Nov. 9-10

Location: Baylor University, Waco, Texas. 

Sponsored by NSFOffice of the Vice Provost for ResearchCollege of Arts and Sciences and Department of Mathematics of Baylor University.

Invited Speakers:

  • Irina Holmes (Texas A&M) A new proof of the weak (1,1) inequality for the dyadic square function
  • David Kerr (Texas A&M) Dynamical alternating groups, property Gamma, and inner amenability
  • Gregory Knese (Washington Univ. St. Louis) A concrete approach to realization in two variables
  • David Milan (Univ. of Texas Tyler) On inverse semigroups and etale groupoids
  • Matthias Neufang (Carleton University, Canada) Completely bounded multipliers over groups and quantum groups
  • Thomas Sinclair (Purdue) Tensor products of matrix convex sets
  • Jintao Deng* (Texas A&M) The Novikov conjecture and group extensions
  • Dylan Domel-White* (Univ. of Houston) Phase Retrieval after Binary Quantization of Measurements
  • Frank Lin*    (Univ. of Texas Austin) A multiplicative ergodic theorem for von Neumann algebra valued cocycles.

*=graduate student

Saturday meeting will be at ground floor of Amstrong Browning library (at corner of 8 street and James Ave, map) Back entrance on James  opens 8:30am, front entrance on Speight opens 9:30am. Parking on nearby streets are free for weekends (including the small parking slot for  faculty/staff on 8th street).  

Saturday Lunch reception at Foster 143/144 (Campus map: here)

Sunday meeting will be at room 344 of Sid Richardson Building (there is a big parking lot in front of the building. Parking is free on campus for the weekend except the 24 hours reserved ones).
In case you need to park on Friday, please use the visitor parking spots (green deck).  They are available in almost every big parking lot.

Tentative Schedule: 

  Saturday Nov. 9
  Sunday Nov. 10

Coffee/Snacks & Registration

Welcome (Chair Dorina Mitrea)
 9:00-9:30 Coffee & Snacks

Matthias Neufang


Gregory Knese


Frank Lin

Coffee Break

Irina Holmes


Dylan Domel-White


Group Photo


Foster 143/144



David Kerr


Thomas Sinclair

 14:50-15:30 Coffee Break  

Jintao Deng


David Milan


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 at Hilton, Waco who registered by Oct.19.  Graduate students should expect to share a hotel room with another graduate student. 

Conference Registration: HERE. 


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