University of Haifa The Department of Mathematics Faculty of Natural Sciences The Center for Mathematics & Scientific Computation invite you to a Distinguished Lecture Series to be given by Professor Peter Teichner (Max Planck Institute & University of California, Berkeley) on Manifolds in dimension four and higher (Previous lectures: Manifolds and modular forms, Four-manifolds revisited) Third of three lectures · On Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:30AM Whitney towers in the 4-ball The failure of the Whitney trick in dimension four can be measured via an intersection theory of Whitney towers. We will summarize several recent joint papers with Jim Conant and Rob Schneiderman. All lectures will take place in room 570 of Science & Education Building For further information call 04-8240699, 04-8249294. --------------------------------------------------------- Technion Math Net-2 (TECHMATH2) Editor: Michael Cwikel <techm@math.technion.ac.il> Announcement from: David Blanc <BLANC@MATH.HAIFA.AC.IL>