# British Mathematical Colloquium

This was held at Cambridge: Cambridge 2015.

The enrolment was 580.

Organisers were R D Camina

The partner for this BMC was BAMC

### Minutes of meetings, etc. are available at the links below

#### The plenary speakers were:

Calderbank, R | The Art of Measurement |

Kronheimer, P | Existence theorems in low-dimensional topology |

Osher, S | The impact of L1 optimization in Nonlinear PDE |

Serfaty, S | Crystallization questions for systems with Coulomb and Riesz interactions |

Werner, W | Random phenomena within fractal carpets |

Wiles, A | On the arithmetic of ideal class groups |

#### The morning speakers were:

Bayer, A | Positivity in algebraic geometry via the derived category |

Browning, T | Rational curves on varieties over finite fields via analytic number theory |

Constantin, A | Particle Trajectories Beneath Irrotational Travelling Water Waves |

Dzamonja, M | Current challenges in foundations of mathematics, logic |

Kurylev, Y | Inverse problems in general relativity |

Nucinkis, B | Cohomological finiteness conditions for generalisations of Richard Thompson groups |

O''Connell, N | From longest increasing subsequences to Whittaker functions and random polymers |

Riordan, O | Counting connected hypergraphs via the probabilistic method |

Rumynin, D | 2-Characters |

Thomas, R | Nodal curves, old and new |

Tian, Y | Congruent numbers with many prime factors |

Tillmann, U | Homotopy theory for geometric groups |

#### Workshop: Algebraic Geometry

Hering, M | Toric vector bundles |

Karmazyn, J | Realising moduli spaces from derived equivalences |

Lopes , M M | Constraints on the invariants of irregular surfaces |

Reid, M | The G-Hilbert scheme for trihedral groups |

#### Workshop: Applied Analysis

Cherniha, R | Symmetries and Exact Solutions of Boundary Value Problems |

Dalla Riva, M | Existence results for a nonlinear transmission problem |

Fresneda-Portillo, C | A New Family of Boundary Domain Integral Equations |

Seco, D | Cyclic polynomials in two variables |

Tkocz, T | Tensor products of random unitary matrices |

van Gennip, Y | PDE techniques for graph problems |

#### Workshop: Category Theory

Corner, A | Lax monoidal model structures |

Leinster, T | The reflexive completion |

Vickers, S | Coherence for Geometricity |

von Glehn, T | Constructing models of dependent type theory |

#### Workshop: Combinatorics

Böttcher, J | Blow-Up Lemmas |

Ellis, D | The structure of graphs which are locally indistinguishable from a lattice |

Fountoulakis, N | A phase transition on the evolution of bootstrap percolation processes |

Montgomery, R | Spanning Trees in Random Graphs |

Narayanan, B | Coalescence on the real line |

Talbot,J | Mantel's theorem, analogues and extensions |

Warnke, L | The phase transition in Achlioptas processes |

Wolf, J | Ramsey multiplicity of patterns in abelian groups |

#### Workshop: Geometry

Berman, R | A cousin of the Calabi flow and Stochastic Quantization |

Besson,G | Classification of decomposable open 3-manifolds |

Rupflin,M | Teichmüller harmonic map flow |

Wang, L | Geometry of Two-dimensional Self-shrinkers |

#### Workshop: History of mathematics

Barrow-Green, J | Olaus Henrici and mathematical models |

Bradford, J | Presenting histories of mathematical practice at the Science Museum |

Cretney, R | J.H. Lambert on the mathematics of map-making |

Harper,J | What is a continuous function? |

Heard, J | The Early History of The London Mathematical Society |

Hollings, C | Language use in Soviet mathematics journals |

McCartney, M | The Cambridge Poems of James Clerk Maxwell |

#### Workshop: Probability

Crane, E | Random trees, forest fires and explosions |

Holroyd, A | Finitely dependent colouring |

Labbe, C | Singular stochastic PDEs on unbounded domains |

Sousi, P | Mixing, hitting and intersection times for Markov chains |

Susa-Quintero, C | Quantum systems are more complex than classical ones |