Operator Theory Workshop

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Reading

August 15-16, 2016

Supported by the EPSRC

Invited speakers include:

György Pál Gehér, University of Szeged, Hungary
Josh Isralowitz, State University of New York at Albany, U.S.A.
Santeri Miihkinen, University of Helsinki, Finland
Alexander Pushnitski, King's College London, England
Eugene Shargorodsky, King's College London, England
Jani Virtanen, Reading University, England

Talks by PhD students:

Aamena Al-Qabani, Reading University, England
Nicola Thorn, Reading University, England



Monday, August 15, 2016 (Mathematics Building Room 212)

12:30-1:15 Alexander Pushnitski, Spectral asymptotics for Toeplitz operators on Bergman and Fock spaces
1:15-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:45 Josh Isralowitz, Compactness of operators on the Bergman and Fock space
2:45-3:15 Nicola Thorn, Introduction to multiplicative Toeplitz operators
3:15-4:00 György Pál Gehér, Asymptotic behaviour of operators which are similar to normal operators
4:00-4:30 Coffee
4:30-5:15 Santeri Miihkinen, Strict singularity of a Volterra-type integral operator on $H^p$
5:15-6:00 Eugene Shargorodsky, On the continuity of the spectral factorization mapping: quantitative results
7:00 Dinner

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 (Mathematics Building Room 212)

12:30-1:15 Jani Virtanen, Structured pseudospectra of block matrices
1:15-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:30 Aamena Al-Qabani, Fredholm properties of Toeplitz operators on Fock spaces $F^{p}_{\alpha}$
2:30-3:15 TBA/Open problem session
3:15 - 3:45 Coffee


Room 212, Mathematics Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights campus, England RG6 6AX


From London Paddington, take the train to Reading [RDG] (25 minutes). From Heathrow, take the bus to Reading (45-minute nonstop service, see www.railair.com). From the Reading Train Station, take the bus (21 or 21a) to Reading University (Whiteknights campus).


Hotel ibis Reading (town center)
The Cedars Hotel (on campus)
Hillingdon Prince (15-minute walk)


j.a.virtanen@reading.ac.uk (organizer)