Ehsaan Hossain, Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo
"The Zero Divisor Conjecture"
Groups, rings, and everything nice ... These were the ingredients chosen to create the perfect little rings. But Professor Algebronium accidentally added an extra ingredient to the concoction --- Chemical $X^n! Thus, the Zero Divisors were born. However, the converse remains open: can the Professor still create the Zero Divisors without the addition of Chemical $X^n$? Find out in the next episode of Powerpu--- I mean, the grad colloquium ...