The Arne Magnus Lectures
March 26 - 28, 2007

Zelamnov Portrait


Dr. Efim I. Zelmanov


Rita L. Atkinson Professor of Mathematics,
University of California, San Diego


1994 Fields Medalist

Public Lecture, Monday, March 26th at 7:00 pm in Yates 104

Title: Algebra in the 20th Century

Abstract: I will discuss Abstract Algebra, from its emergence to the present day, and its place among other mathematical areas.

   

Please join Dr. Zelmanov and the Department of Mathematics for coffee in Weber 117 at 3:30 pm.


Colloquium, Tuesday, March 27th at 4:10 pm in Engineering 120

Title: Profinite Groups

Abstract: This talk will focus on agebraic properties of limits of finite groups and their connections with number theory, 3-manifolds, and theoretical computer science.

Please join Dr. Zelmanov and the Department of Mathematics for coffee in Weber 117 at 3:30 pm.


Seminar, Wednesday, March 28th at 4:10 pm in Engineering 120

Title: Some Open Problems Concerning Infinite-Dimensional Algebras

Abstract: We will discuss some very old problems concerning infinite-dimensional algebras and some very new approaches to them.

   

Please join Dr. Zelmanov and the Department of Mathematics for coffee in Weber 117 at 3:30 pm.

   

The Arne Magnus Lectures are given annually in the Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University in honor of Dr. Arne Magnus, our friend and colleague for 25 years.

The lectures are supported by the Arne Magnus Lecture Fund and the Albert C. Yates Endowment in Mathematics.

Contributions to the Magnus Fund are greatly appreciated and may be made through the Department of Mathematics.  Please contact  Sheri Hofeling (hofeling@math.colostate.edu) at at (970) 491-7047 for specific information.

All lectures are free and open to the public.