Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Dr. Eric J Heller (Harvard University), December 4-5 2014

General Public Lecture Thursday December 4 Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm, Simons Center Lobby and Art Gallery Lecture: 5:45pm, Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Title: “The Art of Listening. Carefully.” ...

Culinary Masters Series: Cooking Demonstrations with Chef Paolo: “A Sicilian Christmas”, December 2

We are pleased to announce a new series of culinary classes at the SCGP Cafe. Chef Paolo Fontana will offer themed cooking demonstrations – Next class is ‘A Sicilian Christmas’, ...

2014-2015 Science Playwrighting Competition – Call for Plays

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, in its ongoing mission to explore the intersection science and art, announces a¬ CALL FOR PLAYS¬ for the 2014-15 SBU Science Playwriting Competition. ...

Mathematical Problems in General Relativity: January 19 – 23, 2015

Organized by Philippe LeFloch, Mike Anderson, Sergiu Klainerman, and Jared Speck Dates: January 19 Р23, 2015 Einstein’s field equation of general relativity is one of the most important geometric ...

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Art and the Quantum Moment Exhibition: Opening Reception December 4

December 4 2014 – January 29, 2015 Featuring the artwork of Eric J. Heller (ericjhellergallery.com) Frederique Swist (fredswist.co.uk/gallery.html) Jacqueline Thomas¬†(jacquelinethomasbooks.co.uk) Curated by Lorraine Walsh, with Robert Crease and Alfred Goldhaber   Schedule of Events: Pre-exhibition Talk by Arthur I Miller, […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Kimeyong Lee, KIAS

Title: Elliptic genus of E-Strings Speaker:¬†Kimeyong Lee, KIAS Date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center  

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Antonio Sciarappa, SISSA

Title: Gauge theories and quantum hydrodynamics Speaker:¬†Antonio Sciarappa, SISSA Date: Monday, November 24, 2014 Time:¬†02:00pm – 03:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Hydrodynamic integrable systems are described in terms of integrable partial differential equations. I will focus […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Omar Foda, University of Melbourne

Title: Burge pairs Speaker:¬†Omar Foda, University of Melbourne Date: Monday, November 24, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Burge pairs are pairs of Young diagrams that satisfy specific conditions. They were introduced by W […]

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Program Seminar: John Morgan

Title: A Topologist looks at Sheaf Theory Speaker:¬†John Morgan Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time:¬†02:45pm – 04:15pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Sheaf theory has long been an essential tool in algebraic geometry, algebraic number theory, and […]

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Geometric Flows Program Seminar: Kai Zheng, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität

Title: The long-time behavior of the Calabi flow Speaker:¬†Kai Zheng, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universit√§t Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time:¬†11:30am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center  

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Geometric Flows Program Seminar: Yuanqi Wang, UC Santa Barbara

Title: Kahler-Ricci Flow with conic singularities Speaker:¬†Yuanqi Wang, UC Santa Barbara Date: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Time:¬†02:30pm – 03:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Inspired by Donaldson‚Äôs program, we introduce the Kahler Ricci flows with conic singularities. […]

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Symplectic and Algebraic Geometry in the Statistical Physics of Polymers: October 12-16, 2015

Symplectic and Algebraic Geometry in the Statistical Physics of Polymers Organized by Alexander Grosberg, NYU,¬†Jason Cantarella, University of Georgia, Tetsuo Deguchi, Ochanomizu University, Elizabeth Denne,¬†Washington and Lee University, Clayton¬†Shonkwiler, Colorado State University. October 12-16, 2015 Polymer physics has a number […]

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Geometric Flows Program Seminar: Simone Calamai, Università di Firenze

Title: About Hermitian metrics whose scalar curvature of the Chern connection is constant Speaker:¬†Simone Calamai, Universit√† di Firenze Date: Monday, November 17, 2014 Time:¬†02:30pm – 03:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: Given a smooth compact complex manifold, […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Jonathan Toledo, Perimeter

Title: Smooth Wilson loops from the continuum limit of null polygons Speaker:¬†Jonathan Toledo, Perimeter Date: Friday, November 14, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: We present integral equations for the area of minimal surfaces […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Arkady Tseytlin, Imperial College London

Title: Higher Spins and AdS/CFT Dualities Program: Gauge Theory, Integrability, and Novel Symmetries of Quantum Field Theory Speaker:¬†Arkady Tseytlin, Imperial College London Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center       Abstract: […]

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