# Jonathan Hickman: High dimensional Kakeya maximal estimates via polynomial partitioning

**Time: **
Wed 2019-03-20 13.15 - 14.15

**Lecturer: **
Jonathan Hickman (St. Andrew)

**Location: ** Room F11, KTH

Abstract: I will describe an approach to studying the Kakeya maximal function in high dimensions via the Guth--Katz polynomial partitioning method. The approach is rather flexible, provides a lot of interesting structural information and gives rise to some interesting algebraic/geometric problems.