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Department of Math News

Informal Analysis Seminar - October 18-19, 2012

Posted Sep. 12, 2012


Supported by the Department of Mathematical Sciences of Kent State University.

October 18 and 19, 2012

Please e-mail Dmitry Ryabogin
or Artem Zvavitch
for more information.

Organizers: Analysis Group of Kent State University


  • Joe Diestel (Kent State University)
  • Benjamin Jaye (Kent State University)



Thursday, October 18

  • 3:45 - 4:15pm Coffee
  • 4:15 - 5:10pm Luis Rademacher: "Estimating the geometry of distributions: Learning convex bodies".
  • 5:30 - 6:20pm Andreas Seeger: "Fourier restriction to curves".
  • 7:00pm Dinner at Rusty Nail. Please let us know if you are interested to attend!  The price is about 20-30$ depending on your order.
  • 7:30pm (Start 6:30 from Kent.): Some of us will go to a concert in Akron. Please, contact Richard Aron if interested.

Friday, October 19

A tribute to Professor Isaac Namioka

  • 12:30 Joseph Rosenblatt: "Reminiscing about working with Isaac"
  • 1:00-1:50 Joe Diestel: "Isaac and Bessaga and Peczynski"
  • 2:00 -3:00 Coffee Break
  • 3:10 - 4:00pm  Benjamin Jaye: "The fractional Riesz transform and an exponential potential".
  • 4:00 - 4:20pm Coffee Break
  • 4:20 - 5:10pm Alexander Koldobsky: "Complex Intersection bodies".
  • 5:20 - 6:10pm Mark Rudelson: "Random unitary and orthogonal perturbations".
  • 7:00pm Dinner at Wild Papaya.  Please let us know if you are interested to attend!  The price is about 20-30$ depending on your order.

Transportation: For driving directions and maps of the university please click here and select the information needed. Let us know if you would need a parking pass.

The closest airports to Kent are Akron/Canton Airport (CAK) and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE). We will schedule pick-up from the airport if advance notice will be provided. We recommend  the Microtel hotel at Streetsboro, please contact them directly. Please, say that you are visiting the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State - they will provide you with a special discount. Please let us know if there are any problems.

Participants:(as of 10/11/2012):

Kent State University
Bruno Braga
Kent State University
Bernardo Cascales
Universidad de Murcia
Mikhail Chebotar
Kent State University
Krzysztof Chris Ciesielski
West Virginia University
Michelle Cordier
Kent State University
Sussanna Dann
University of Missouri, Columbia
Isaac DeFrain
Kent State University
Joe Diestel
Kent State University
Willian Franca Kent State University
Daniel Fresen
Yale University
Benjamin Jaye Kent State University
Ludmila Kadets
University of Toronto
Jaegil Kim Kent State University
Alexander Koldobsky
University of Missouri, Columbia.
Galyna Livshyts Kent State University
Victor Lomonosov Kent State University
    Warren Moors
   University of Auckland
Antonio Perez
Universidad de Murcia
Zbigniew Piotrowski
Youngstown State University
Nirina Randrianarivony
Saint Louis University
Mark Rudelson University of Michigan
Luis Rademacher Ohio State University
Zach Riel Kent State University
Joseph Rosenblatt University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dmitry Ryabogin Kent State University
Jeffrey Schlaerth Kent State University
Andreas Seeger
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Angela Spalsbury
Youngstown State University
Eric J. Wingler
Youngstown State University
Vlad Yaskin
University of Alberta
Artem Zvavitch Kent State University