Eisenbud Lectures in Mathematics and Physics
The Eisenbud Lectures are the result of a generous donation by Leonard and RuthJean Eisenbud, intended for a yearly set of lectures by an eminent physicist or mathematician working close to the interface of the two subjects.
20182019

Lecture I: Multiple Zeta Values and Mixed Tate Motives over ℤ
Tuesday, November 13, 4 p.m., Abelson 131
Abstract: Basic ideas and results in the subject. Nilpotent completion of π_{1}(ℙ^{1} {0, 1, ∞}, ⃗0 multiple zeta values, F. Brown's theorem on mixed Tate motives over ℤ. 
Lecture II: Motivic Гfunctions
Wednesday, November 14, 4 p.m., Brown 316
Abstract: (Joint work with F. Brown and M. Vlasenko) Motivic Г functions are Mellin transforms of period functions. They interpolate Picard Fuchs recurrences, and, in interesting cases, their Taylor series expansions are generating series for monodromy variations. 
Lecture III: Relative Completions
Thursday, November 15, 4 p.m., Goldsmith 317
Abstract: (Joint with Brown and Vlasenko) The theory of relative completions (Hain) generalizes nilpotent completion. It is the right setting to study the iterated integrals arising in Lecture II.
20172018

Lecture I: Sloppy Models, Differential Geometry, and How Science Works

Lecture II: Crackling Noise

Lecture III: Normal Form for Renormalization Groups: The Framework for the Logs
20162017

Lecture I: Algebraic curves and differential equations

Lecture II: Generalizing hyperbolic surfaces

Lecture III: Higgs bundles and mirror symmetry
20152016

Lecture 1: A physicist under the spell of Ramanujan and moonshine

Lecture 2: Mock modular forms in mathematics and physics

Lecture 3: Umbral Moonshine
20142015

Lecture 1: The topology of random real hypersurfaces and percolation

Lecture 2: Nodal domains for Maass (modular) forms

Lecture 3: Families of zeta functions: their symmetries and applications
2014

Lecture 1: Strings and the Magic of Extra Dimensions

Lecture 2: Recent Progress in Topological Strings I

Lecture 3: Recent Progress in Topological Strings II
2012

Lectures: Integrable Systems, Operator Determinants and Probabilistic Models
2011

Lecture I: Models and Behavior of the Internet, the World Wide Web

Lecture II: Convergent Sequences of Networks
2010
2009

Lecture I: Making a Splash, Breaking a Neck: The Development of Complexity in Fluids

Lecture II: The Good the Bad and the Awful Scientific Simulation and Prediction

Lecture III: Eigenvalues and Eigenfunctions of Toeplitz Matrices
2008

Lecture: The Algebra of Random Surfaces
2007

Lecture I: The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Physics in Modern Mathematics

Lecture II: The Quantum Geometry of Topological String Theory

Lecture III: Quantum Field Theory, DModules and Integrable Systems