Homological Methods in Quantum Field Theory: September 29 – October 3, 2014

Application for workshop ¬ is now closed. Organized by¬ Kevin Costello, Ryan Grady, Owen Gwilliam, and Si Li Dates: September 29 – October 3, 2014 The Batalin-Vilkovisky (BV) formalism is ...

Tracking the Cosmos Art Exhibition: Opening Reception, Thursday October 9

Opening Reception, Thursday October 9 Gallery Viewing and Wine and Cheese Reception: 5:00pm Artist Talk by Eve Andree Laramee: 5:30pm,¬ “Kepler: poetic, noetic and beyond” Closing Reception, Thursday November 20 ...

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. ...

Gauged Sigma-Models in Two Dimensions: November 3 – 7, 2014

Application for workshop is now closed. Organized by¬ Sergei Gukov, Nuno Romao, and Samson Shatashvili Dates: November 3 – 7, 2014 Gauged sigma-models from Riemann surfaces to Kaehler targets have ...

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Program Seminar by John Morgan: A Topologist looks at Sheaf Theory

As part of the Simons Center program, Interactions of Homotopy Theory and Algebraic Topology with Physics through Algebra and Geometry,¬†John Morgan will give a series of lectures (8 to 10 lectures) on Sheaf Theory with applications to duality. ¬†The course […]

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Simons Lectures Series: Steve Zelditch, Northwestern

Title: Planck’s constant, time and stationary states in quantum mechanics. Lecture II Speaker:¬†Steve Zelditch, Northwestern Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Time:¬†04:00pm – 05:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center Abstract: $\hspace{3mm}$Quantum mechanics solved the problem of how a particle can […]

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Simons Lectures Series: Steve Zelditch, Northwestern

Title: Planck’s constant, time and stationary states in quantum mechanics. Lecture I Speaker:¬†Steve Zelditch, Northwestern Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Time:¬†04:00pm – 05:00pm Place: Auditorium 103, Simons Center Abstract: $\hspace{3mm}$Quantum mechanics solved the problem of how a particle can move […]

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G2 Manifolds Program Seminar: Robert Bryant, Duke

Title: Riemannian manifolds with special holonomy and special curvature Speaker:¬†Robert Bryant,¬†Duke Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Time:¬†02:00pm – 03:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     Abstract: While the local generality of metrics with special holonomy is now well-understood […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Chris Hull, Imperial College London

Title: The geometry of double field theory Speaker:¬†Chris Hull,¬†Imperial College London Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center  

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The SCGP Seeks Research Assistant Professors for Fall 2015

Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island‚Äôs scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than […]

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Art and the Quantum Moment Pre-Exhibition Talk by Arthur Miller, November 5

Art and the Quantum Moment Pre-Exhibition Talk by Arthur Miller, November 5 Talk by Arthur Miller at 5:30pm in Simons Center Auditorium, Room 103 Reception to follow Colliding Worlds How Cutting-Edge Science is Redefining Contemporary Art Arthur I. Miller University […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Vladimir Mitev

Title: Toda 3-Point Functions From Topological Strings Speaker:¬†Vladimir Mitev Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: We consider the long-standing problem of obtaining the 3-point¬†functions of Toda CFT. Our main tools […]

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G2 Manifolds Program Seminar: Sonja Hohloch, EPFL Lausanne

Title: Hyperk\”ahler Floer theory as an explicit Hamiltonian system Speaker:¬†Sonja Hohloch,¬†EPFL Lausanne Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Time:¬†02:00pm – 03:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center     Abstract: Floer homology was developed by Andreas Floer at the end of […]

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SCGP Weekly Talk: Anton Kapustin

Title: Short-Range Entangled Phases and Topology Speaker:¬†Anton Kapustin Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Time:¬†01:00pm – 02:00pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center   Abstract: Recently a new and rather unexpected connection between condensed matter physics and algebraic topology has been […]

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Gauge Theory Program Seminar: Albrecht Klemm, University of Bonn

Title: Refined BPS invariants and Matthieu Moonshine Speaker:¬†Albrecht Klemm, University of Bonn Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am – 12:00pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center  

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