## Speaker:

Min Ru

## Institution:

Houston University

## Time:

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 3:00pm to 3:50pm

## Host:

## Location:

RH 306

In this talk, I will first discuss some geometric properties of the algebraic varieties which

are related to (and determine) their arithmetic properties (in particular the finiteness of the number of

the rational points). I will then state and discussion my recent result with Paul Vojta, as well as its application.