(see an abstract, if available, by clicking on a title)

- 12/01, Roger Smith, Texas A&M University,
*Cones arising from C*-subalgebras and complete positivity* - 11/17, David Blecher, University of Houston,
*Von Neumann algebraic H^p function theory and the Fuglede-Kadison determinant* - 11/10, Hun Hee Lee, Seoul National University,
*A Maurey type result for operator spaces* - 11/07, *** Special Day: Tuesday ***
Richard Haydon, Oxford University,
*Types and Random Measures Revisited* - 11/03, Ted Odell (University of Texas) gives one of his Frontiers talks.
- 10/27, Stuart White, Texas A&M University,
*Values of the Pukanszky Invariant in McDuff II_1 Factors* - 10/20, Mark Tomforde, University of Houston,
*Graph C*-algebras --- Examples and Techniques* - 10/13, Ron Douglas, Texas A&M University,
*Spectral flow and eigenvalue multiplicity* - 10/04, **** Note: special day, a Wednesday **** Fumiko Futamura, Vanderbilt University,
*Localized Operators and the Construction of Localized Frames* - 09/15, David Sherman, UC-Santa Barbara
*Closed unitary orbits in von Neumann algebras* - 09/08, Julien Giol, Texas A&M University,
*On the geometry of projections in von Neumann algebras* - 09/01, at the Geometry Seminar: Ron Douglas, Texas A&M University,
*Complex geometry and operator theory*

- 5/12, Evgeny Semenov, Voronezh State University, Russia,
*Banach limits*. - 4/28, Beatriz Abadie, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay and Texas A&M University,
*Pimsner C*-algebras and crossed products by Hilbert C*-bimodules* - 4/07, Joachim Cuntz, University of Muenster,
*Extensions and K-homology for locally convex algebras* - 3/31, Stuart White, University of Glasgow,
*Semi-regular masas of transfinite length*. - 2/24, Christian Houdré, Georgia Institute of Technology,
*Limiting Distributions in Some Longest Increasing or Common Subsequence Problems*. - 2/23 (special day and time, Thurs. 2:30-3:30pm), Nico Spronk, University of Waterloo,
*Amenability properties of Fourier-Stieltjes algebras*. - 2/17, Anna Skripka, University of Missouri-Columbia,
*The Birman-Schwinger principle in finite factors*. - 3/03, David Larson, Texas A&M University,
*Separating vectors, cyclic commutants, and counterexamples* - 2/10, Alan Wiggins, Texas A&M University,
*The Equivalence of Singularity and Strong Singularity for MASA's in II_1 factors*. - 2/03, Stefan Bildea, University of Houston,
*Singularity of the radial subalgebra in tensor powers of two classes of group von Neumann algebras*. - 1/27, Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, UCLA,
*A Free Analog of Shannon's Question on Monotonicity of Entropy*. - 1/20, Eric Weber, Iowa State University,
*Wavelet Transforms and Admissible Group Representations*.

- 12/02, Bill Johnson, Texas A&M University,
*Revisiting Grothendieck's "approximation property implies metric approximation property" theorem*. - 11/11, Erik Christensen, University of Copenhagen,
*Spectral triples and non commutative compact metric spaces* - 11/04, no seminar due to the conference on Geometric and Probabilistic Methods in Group Theory and Dynamics
- 10/28, Ron Douglas, Texas A&M University,
*On the Structure of the Square of a C_0(1) Operator*, - 10/21, Hanne Schultz, University of Southern Denmark,
*The Invariant Subspace Problem Relative to a Factor of Type II_1* - 10/21, (special time 3-4pm, special room Milner 216) Narcisse Radriantoanina, Miami University,
*Subspaces of noncommutative Lp spaces* - 10/14, Javier Parcet, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid,
*Noncommutative Lp spaces: Intersections and cb-embeddings*, - 10/07, Michael Lauzon, Swarthmore College,
*Harmonic analysis on inhomogeneous spaces (and space-filling curves)*, (or .pdf). - 09/30, David Kerr, Texas A&M University,
*Characterizing positive topological entropy* - 09/22 (special day, Thurs. 4-5pm), the third Frontiers talk of Professor Nikolai Nikolski
- 09/14, (special day, Wed. 4-5pm),
Anthony Yew, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
*Compactness and Approximation Property with Respect to an Operator Space* - 09/09, Gilles Pisier, Texas A&M University,
*Bounded generation and amenability of C*-algebras*

- 04/30, Vrej Zarikian, University of Texas,
*Algorithms for Operator Algebra Calculations, and Applications*. - 04/23, Monica Ilie, Texas A&M University,
*Completely bounded homomorphisms of the Fourier algebra*. - 04/16, Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University,
*Hyperinavariant subspaces for some B-circular operators*. - 04/02, this time used for the third of Vern Paulsen's Frontiers talks.
- 03/12, Andras Zsak, Texas A&M University,
*Partial Unconditionality in Banach Spaces*. - 03/05, Carl Pearcy, Texas A&M University,
*A technique for producing hyperinvariant subspaces*. - 02/27, Nicolas Monod, University of Chicago,
*Some applications of bounded cohomology*. - 02/20, Ilia Binder, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
*Harmonic measure: polynomial Julia sets and sharp bounds*. *** joint seminar with Harmonic Analysis *** - 02/13, Roger Smith, Texas A&M University,
*The Pukanszky invariant in group von Neumann algebras*. - 01/30, Nigel Kalton, University of Missouri at Columbia,
*Decoupling in quasi-Banach spaces*

- 11/25, 1-2pm *** Note special day and time ***,

Niels Jakob Laustsen, University of Copenhagen,*Closed ideals in the Banach algebra of operators on a Banach space*. - 11/21, Kenley Jung, University of California, Berkeley,
*Fractal Dimensions in Free Probability and a Hyperfinite Inequality*. - 11/14, Ron Douglas, Texas A&M University,
*Berezin Transform, C*-algebras and Commutator Ideals*. - 11/07, this time used for the third of Ed Effros' Frontiers talks.
- 10/31, Gadadhar Misra, Indian Statistics Institute, Bangalore,
*Homogeneous Operators*. - 10/24, Bill Johnson, Texas A&M University,
*Weakly null sequences in L_1*. - 10/17, Keri Kornelson, Texas A&M University,
*Sums of rank-one operators, with applications to frames*. - 10/03, Nico Spronk, Texas A&M University,
*Representing Group Algebras in Spaces of Completely Bounded Maps*. - 09/26, Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University,
*Manifold structure of spaces of spherical tight frames*. - 09/19, Lars Aagaard, University of Southern Denmark (visiting Texas A&M University),
.*Non-microstates free entropy dimension of DT-operators* - 09/12, Lars Aagaard, University of Southern Denmark (visiting Texas A&M University),
.*Introduction to free entropy*

- 04/25, William Johnson, Texas A&M University,
.*The stochastic approximation property for Banach spaces* - 04/11, Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University,
*Solid von Neumann algebras, part II*(after Narutaka Ozawa). - 03/28, Micheal Anshelevich, UC-Riverside,
*Linearization coefficients for orthogonal polynomials using stochastic processes*,

(joint seminar with the Algebra and Combinatorics Seminar). - 03/21, Stanislav Smirnov, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm,
*SLE and scaling limits*. - 03/18, Sorin Popa, UCLA,
*The amenability-rigidity antinomy in the study of type II_1 factors*. - 02/28, Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University,
(after Narutaka Ozawa).*Solid von Neumann algebras* - 02/21, this time used by G. Robertson for the third of his Frontiers talks.
- 02/14, Tao Mei, Texas A&M University,
*On the duality between noncommutative H^1 and BMO*. - 02/07, Lizhong Peng, Peking University,
.*Parameterization of univariate and bivariate tight wavelet frames with short support* - 01/31, Gilles Pisier, Texas A&M University,
.*Why embeddings of the operator Hilbert space into noncommutative L1 require type III* - 01/24, Hanfeng Li, University of Toronto,
*Morita equivalence of higher dimensional noncommutative tori*.

- 12/06, Irfan Al-Haq, Prairie View A&M University,
*BMO_\alpha^p Spaces and Their Properties*. - 11/22, Tamas Erdelyi, Texas A&M University,
.__The uniform closure of non-dense rational spaces on the unit interval__ - 11/15, Ron Douglas, Texas A&M University,
*Quotient Hilbert modules and C*-extensions*. - 11/01, Asma Harcharras, University of Missouri,
.*New examples of noncommutative Lambda(p) sets* - 10/25, Junhao Shen, University of Pennsylvania,
.*Generator problems for von neumann algebras, free probability and free entropy* - 10/18, David Blecher, University of Houston,
.*The double commutant theorem and generators* - 10/11, Alexandre Nou, Université de Franche-Comté, (Besançon),
.*Non injectivity for the q-von Neumann algebra* - 9/27, Nicolaas Spronk, Texas A&M University,
*Measurable Schur multipliers and completely bounded multipliers of the Fourier algebra*. - 9/20, Ciprian Pop, Texas A&M University,
*Crossed products and entropy of automorphisms*. - 9/13, Wilhelm Winter, Texas A&M University and University of Münster,
*Covering Dimension for Nuclear C*-Algebras and Classification*.

- 4/26, Prof. Stephen Dilworth, University of Texas, (on leave from University of South Carolina),
*Bases for which the greedy algorithm works*, (abstract also avaialble in dvi and ps formats). - 4/19, Prof. Larry Baggett, University of Colorado,
*Wavelets and the spectral multiplicity function*. - 4/12, Prof. Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University,
*Subfactors of free product factors*. - 4/5, Prof. Florin Radulescu, University of Iowa,
.__On Connes' embedding problem__ - 3/22, Prof. Serban Stratila, University of Iowa (on leave from Univeristy of Bucharest),
*The commutation theorem for tensor products of von Neumann algebras over subalgebras*. - 3/8, (joint with Approximation Theory seminar), Professor Emeritus George G. Lorentz, University of Texas,
.__Mathematics and Politics in the Soviet Union between 1928 and 1953__ - 2/22, Prof. Allan Sinclair, Edinburgh University,
.__Unitary perturbations of masas in type II_1 factors__ - 2/15, Prof. Ziemowit Rzeszotnik, University of Texas,
*Partial solutions to two problems of Larson on wavelets*. - 2/8, Prof. Nathanial Brown, Michigan State University,
.__An analogue of Szego's limit theorem for self adjoint operators__ - 2/1, Prof. Tamas Erdelyi, Texas A&M University,
.__The full Clarkson-Erdos-Schwartz Theorem on the uniform closure of non-dense Muntz spaces__ - 1/25, Prof. David Swanson, Texas A&M University,
.__Area, coarea and rectifiability__ - 1/18, Prof. Guergana Petrova, Texas A&M University,
.__Best basis selection in Lp__

- 11/30, Prof. Stas Kupin, California Institute of Technology,
*On inverse spectral problems for differential operators of Schrödinger type*. - 11/16, Prof. Roger Smith, Texas A&M University,
.__Multilinear maps on finite factors__ - 11/09, Prof. Nathanial Brown, Michigan State University,
*Dense subalgebras of McDuff factors*. - 11/02, Prof. Andrzej Zuk, University of Chicago,
.__Random groups and property T__ - 10/26, this time used by Prof. R. Grigorchuk for the third of his Frontiers talks.
- 10/12, Prof. Gilles Pisier, Texas A&M University,
.__Grothendieck's theorem for operator spaces__ - 10/05, Prof. Keri Kornelson, Texas A&M University,
*Local solvability of Laplacian difference operators arising from the discrete Heisenberg group*. - 09/28, this time used by Prof. A. Pelczynski for the third of his Frontiers talks.
- 09/07, Prof. Allan Sinclair, Edinburgh University,
*Singular masas in type II-1 factors* - 08/31, Prof. Piotr Sniady, University of Wroclaw and Texas A&M,
*Brown measure*.

- 12/01, Prof. May Nilsen, Texas A&M Univeristy,
*Approximation properties for crossed products by actions and coactions* - 11/17, Prof. Alexei Alexandrov, Steklov Insitute, St. Petersburg,
*Translation and rotation invariant subspaces of L^p(R)* - 11/10, Prof. Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University,
*Spectral invariant subspaces of Voiculescu's circular operator* - 11/03, (2nd talk) Prof. Marianna Csornyei, University College London,
*On the visibility of invisible sets* - 11/03, (1st talk) Prof. Bernard Chevraeu, University of Bordeaux,
*On dual algebras generated by pairs of contractions* - 10/27, Dr. Sergey Neshveyev, Institute for Low Temp. Physics, Kharkov and MSRI,
*On the Bost-Connes dynamical system* - 10/20, this time used by Bruce Blackadar for the third of his Frontiers talks.
- 10/13, Victor Lomonosov, Kent State University,
*The Bishop-Phelps Theorem fails for uniform non-selfadjoint dual Operator Algebras* - 10/06, Siegfried Echterhoff, University of Münster,
*Permanence properties of the Baum-Connes conjecture*

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