Combinatorial and Computational Geometry Reunion Conference II

December 11  16, 2016


Monday, December 12, 2016

9:00  9:45

Natan Rubin (BenGurion University of the Negev)
An optimistic story of nonalgebraic curves: Tangencies, Lenses, and a new Crossing Lemma

10:05  10:25

Benjamin Lund (Rutgers University)
Number of flats spanned by a set of points

10:40  11:25

Janos Pach (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
Crossing numbers vs. Rectilinear crossing numbers

2:00  2:20

Nathan Kaplan (University of California, Irvine (UCI))
Counting 10arcs in the Projective Plane

2:30  3:15

Igor Pak (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))
Counting integer points in polytopes

3:30  3:50

Mark Lewko (Promontory Financial Group)
GCD sums and applications

5:00  6:00

René Carmona (Princeton University)
Mean Field Games (Iris)

8:00  9:00

Igor Pak (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))
Order and Chaos in Geometry and Number Theory

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

9:00  9:45

Saugata Basu (Purdue University)
Generalizations of polynomial partitioning

10:05  10:25

Ruixiang Zhang (Princeton University)
A proof of the multijoints conjecture

10:40  11:25

Boris Bukh (CarnegieMellon University)
Equiangular lines and ranks of matrices with few distinct entries

8:00  9:00

Alexandre Tkatchenko (University of Luxembourg)
Longrange quantum interactions: from atoms to galaxies (Iris)

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

9:00  9:45

Oliver RocheNewton (Wuhan University)
Superquadratic expanders

10:05  10:25

Hong Wang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Restriction on random cantor set

10:40  11:25

Joshua Zahl (University of British Columbia)
Some new trilinear estimates for a Kakeyatype problem in R^4

2:00  2:20

Kaloyan Slavov (ETH Zurich)
An application of random plane slicing to counting F_qpoints on hypersurfaces

2:30  2:50

Terence Tao (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA))
Recent developments on the cap set problem

8:00  9:00

Nathan Kaplan (University of California, Irvine (UCI))
NoThreeInLine, Intransitive Dice, and Other Amusements in Mathematics (Iris)

Thursday, December 15, 2016

9:00  9:45

Abdul Basit (Rutgers University New Brunswick/Piscataway)
On the number of ordinary lines determined by sets in complex space

10:05  10:25

Imre Barany (Renyi Institute of Mathematics)
Topology of the geometric join

10:40  11:25

Misha Rudnev (University of Bristol)
Pointplane incidence theorem and some applications

Friday, December 16, 2016

9:00  9:45

Frank de Zeeuw (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL))
An improved SzemerédiTrotter bound over arbitrary fields

10:05  10:25

Csaba Toth (California State University, Northridge (CSU Northridge))
Weakly simple polygons: recognition and reconstruction

10:40  11:25

Brandon Hanson (University of Toronto)
Extremal grids in combintorial geometry

