Geometry and Analysis Seminar for Boston Area Graduate Students
What's this all about?
G.A.S.B.A.G.S is a seminar aimed at introducing graduate students (and post-docs) in the Boston area to
problems and ideas from a broad spectrum of research in geometry and analysis. At the same time, we hope to give
young researchers an opporuntity to meet their peers and present their research. Of course, we welcome and encourage participation
When and where is this happening?
Date: November 6-7, 2021
Location: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building 2, room 2-190.
Will there be snacks?
Oh yes. (with all the usual Covid-19 caveats included).
Mini Course Speakers
- Paul Seidel (MIT)
- David Jerison (MIT)
- Maxim Jeffs (Harvard)
- Feng Gui (MIT)
- Yuqiu Fu (MIT)
- Ruoxuan Yang (MIT)
- Xuezhu Lu (Northeastern)
- Tang-Kai Lee (MIT)
- Jie Xu (Boston University)
The schedule, with abstracts, is available here . You can download
the schedule in .pdf format here, and the abstracts are available in .pdf format here .
Please REGISTER HERE .
Note that registration is mandatory, due to Covid-19 protocols.
Organizers and Funding
G.A.S.B.A.G.S is organized by Tristan Collins (MIT), Yu-Shen Lin (BU), Siu-Cheong Lau (BU) and Shing-Tung Yau (Harvard). Funding is provided by NSF CAREER grant DMS-194452
A notice to non-MIT seminar participants: at this time, seminars are not open to the general public, and access to the MIT campus is highly regulated.
To access MIT buildings without MIT's CovidPass, you must be invited via a Tim Ticket ahead of time or escorted by a CovidPass user. There are no exceptions; please make sure to plan accordingly before coming to campus. To be able to activate the Tim Ticket, the attendee will need to submit an attestation about vaccination and health status and provide contact info.
Finally, a reminder to all in-person participants. MIT Covid policies must be adhered to: remember to keep your mask on while inside buildings, eating food is not allowed within lecture rooms, and if you are feeling sick on the day of the talk, please stay home!
What's a "GASBAG"?
Per Merriam-Webster, a gasbag is (1): a bag for holding gas; (2)(informal): an idle or garrulous talker