MIT Lie Groups Seminar
2001  2002
Fall 2001

Sept 12
CANCELLEDBertram Kostant
(MIT)The generalized Cayley map and a separation of variables theorem for reductive Lie groups I (joint with Peter Michor).

Sept 19
Bertram Kostant
(MIT)The generalized Cayley map and a separation of variables theorem for reductive Lie groups II (joint with Peter Michor).

Sept 26
No Meeting.

Oct 3
Andrei Alexeevski
(Moscow State University)Classification of maximal commutative subgroups of compact Lie groups.

Oct 10
CANCELLEDAlexi Sevostyanov
(ETH)Quantum reduction, semiinfinite cohomology and Hecke algebras.
Instead, we have our intrepid leader leaping into the breach to speak on "Admissible nilpotent orbits of real and padic split exceptional groups" after work of Monica Nevins.

Oct 17
Steve DeBacker
(Harvard)Homogeneity results for reductive padic groups.

Oct 24
Vadim Kaloshin
(MIT)Diophantine properties of elements of SO(3).

Oct 31
Hans Wenzl
(UCSD/Harvard)On centralizer algebras of Lie algebras of type E_N.

Nov 7
Ian Grojnowski
(Cambridge/Harvard)The Hodge Theorem and Ramanujan sums.

Nov 14
Jeff Adams
(U.Maryland) 
Nov 21
Alexandre Kirillov
(SUNY Stony Brook)Topic to be announced.

Nov 28
Alex Postnikov
(MIT)Grassmann Cells and Planar Networks.
This meeting is joint with the Combinatorics Seminar, and will take place at 4:15 in 2338.

Dec 12
Dmitri Pavouchine
(visiting BU)Invariants and orbits of the standard SL(4)xSL(4)xSL(2)module
Spring 2002

Feb 6
Eric Sommers
(U.Mass. Amherst)Local systems on nilpotent orbits and weighted Dynkin diagrams.

Feb 13
Jasper Stokman
(University of Amsterdam)The Fourier transform associated to the quantum SU(1,1) group.

Feb 20
Giovanni Felder
(ETH Zurich)Semiclassical deformation quantization and Lie's third theorem for Lie algebroids.

Feb 27
George Lusztig
(M.I.T.)Homomorphisms of A_5 into reductive groups.

Mar 6
Michael Finkelberg
(U.Mass. Amherst)CalogeroMoser space and Kostka polynomials.

Mar 13
Victor Ostrik
(M.I.T.)Tensor categories (after Deligne).

Mar 20
Steve Devlin
(M.I.T.)Whittaker models for supercuspidal representations of metaplectic groups.

Mar 27
No Seminar.

Apr 3
David Vogan
(M.I.T.)Intertwining operators and Weyl group representations.

Apr 10
Bertram Kostant
(M.I.T.)Convexity theorems and partial order on nilpotent elements (based on orbit closures).

Apr 17
Joshua Scott
(M.I.T./Northeastern)Cluster algebras and Grassmannians.

Apr 24
Adriano Adrega de Moura
(M.I.T.)Blocks of finite dimensional representations of quantum affine algebras.

May 1
Sergei Loktev
(M.S.R.I.)Coinvariants and level restricted Kostka polynomials.

May 8
No seminar
Do the decent thing and go and hear MacPherson.

May 15
Norman Wilberger
(U.N.S.W.)Quarks, diamonds, and unexpected symmetries.
Joint with the combinatorics seminar.
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