NIU Department of Mathematical Sciences

Upcoming Colloquia and Seminars

Math Department Colloquium

Friday, September 23, 4:00-5:00 p.m. in DU 348
Speaker: Michael Geline, Northern Illinois University
Title:   Alperin's Weight Conjecture

This is the most important open problem in the theory of finite groups. I will formulate and state the conjecture, as well as explain its connection to the theory of representations of semisimple Lie algebras.