Schedule of the Southwestern Group Theory Day 2013
University of Arizona, Mathematics Department, Room 501,
Saturday, November, 2, 2013.
8:15-8:35 Coffee, welcome.
Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California:
Variations on the Baer-Suzuki Theorem.
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M University:
Surprising tensor categories constructed from finite groups.
Amanda Schaffer Fry, Michigan State University:
Self-Normalizing Sylow 2-Subgroups and Odd Characters Fixed by
Michael Larsen, Indiana University:
Variations on the Theme of Waring's Problem for Groups.
Alexander Kleshchev, University of Oregon:
PBW bases in quantum groups and standard modules for KLR algebras.
J.P. Cossey, University of Akron:
Largest character degrees and character degree ratios of finite groups
Hung Nguyen, University of Akron:
Variations of Landau's theorem for p-regular and p-singular conjugacy classes.
Ryan Vinroot, College of William and Mary:
Generating functions for real character degree sums of finite general linear and unitary groups.
5:05 5:50 Alireza Salehi Golsefidy, UC San Diego:
Expansion properties of linear groups.
On Saturday evening, interested participants will be going out to dinner in Tucson.