University at Albany, State University of New York

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Algebra/Topology Seminar


Thursdays 1:15–2:35
in ES-143


Boris Goldfarb
Alex Tchernev
Marco Varisco


Spring 2021
Fall 2020
Spring 2020
Fall 2019
Spring 2019
Fall 2018
Spring 2018
Fall 2017
Spring 2017
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Fall 2015
Spring 2015
Fall 2014
Spring 2014
Fall 2013
Spring 2013
Fall 2012
Spring 2012
Fall 2011
Spring 2011
Fall 2010



Thanks to a Simons Foundation grant (#419561, M. Varisco)

Fall Semester 2017

September 7
Kathryn Lesh (Union College)
Decomposition Posets for Complex Vector Spaces
September 14
Sneak Preview of the AMS Sectional Meeting in Buffalo
Matt Zaremsky, Virtual Splittings of RAAGs Over Abelian Subgroups, and Abstract Commensurability
Marco Varisco, Assembly Maps for Topological Cyclic Homology
September 21
no classes
September 28
Simon Lentner (University Hamburg, Germany)
Quantum Groups and Nichols Algebras Acting on Conformal Field Theories
October 5
Cary Malkiewich (Binghamton University, SUNY)
Periodic Orbits and Topological Restriction Homology
October 12
Rachel Skipper (Binghamton University, SUNY)
Finiteness Properties of Nekrashevych Groups
October 19
Tim Susse (Bard College at Simon’s Rock)
Outer Automorphisms of Right-Angled Coxeter Groups
October 26
Rachel Levanger (University of Pennsylvania)
A Comparison Framework for Interleaved Persistence Modules
November 2
Justin Curry
Foundations of TDA — The Fiber of the Persistence Map
November 9
Justin Curry
Foundations of TDA — Classification of Constructible Cosheaves
November 16
Justin Curry
Foundations of TDA — Work in Progress
November 23
no classes
November 30
Tamar Friedmann (Smith College)
The Action of the Symmetric Group on a Generalization of the Free Lie Algebra: a CataLAnKe Theorem
December 7
Anna Puskás (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Demazure-Lusztig Operators, Whittaker Functions, and Crystals