Growing Objects Art Exhibition: Opening Reception Wednesday August 13, 2014

Wine and Cheese Reception and Gallery Viewing: 5:30pm Artist Talk by Jessica Rosenkratz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg: 6:30pm, SCGP Room 103 Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg¬ will speak about their creative ...

Graduate Workshop on 4-Manifolds: August 18 – 22, 2014

Application for workshop is now closed. Organized by¬ Selman Akbulut (Michigan State), Anar Akhmedov (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Mehmet Firat Arikan (METU), Weimin Chen (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Yasha ...

Workshop on Topology and Invariants of 4-Manifolds: August 23 – 27, 2014

Application for workshop is now closed. Organized by Selman Akbulut (Michigan State), Anar Akhmedov (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities), Mehmet Firat Arikan (METU), Weimin Chen (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Yasha ...

G2 manifolds: September 2 – 5, 2014

Application for workshop ¬ is now closed. Organized by Simon Donaldson, Mark Haskins, and Dietmar Salamon Dates: September 2 – 5, 2014 This workshop seeks to connect recent developments and ...

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SCGP Cafe at Harvest East End 2014

Read about the SCGP Cafe featured at this years Harvest East End Festival – congrats Chef Paolo Fontana and the SCGP Cafe team on a job well done!                         […]

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G2 Manifolds Seminar: Henrique Sa Earp, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, UNICAMP, Brasil

Title: G2-instantons over twisted connected sums Speaker:¬†¬†Henrique Sa Earp,¬†Universidade Estadual de Campinas, UNICAMP, Brasil Date:¬†Monday, August 25, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am-12:00pm Place:¬†Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     Abstract: The talk will be divided in two parts. First, I will construct G2-instantons […]

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G2 Manifolds Seminar: Alessio Corti, Imperial College London

Title: Algebraic-geometric aspects of constructing G2 manifolds as connected sums I, II Speaker:¬†Alessio Corti, Imperial College London Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Time: 09:00am-10:00am Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: I will speak about weak Fano 3-folds, K3 […]

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G2 Manifolds Seminar: Diarmuid Crowley

Title: The topology of G2-structures on 7-manifolds Speaker:¬†¬†Diarmuid Crowley Date:¬†Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am-12:00pm Place:¬†Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: In this talk I discuss the problem of counting the number of G2-structures on a spin 7-manifold M up […]

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G2 Manifolds seminar: Matthias Kreck

Title: Topology of manifolds in intermediate dimensions 5\leq n \leq 8 Speaker:¬†¬†Matthias Kreck Date:¬†Tuesday, August 26, 2014 Time:¬†09:00am-10:00am Place:¬†Seminar Room 313, Simons Center   Abstract: In these two lectures I plan to discuss various ways to pose the classification problem […]

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G2 Manifolds seminar: Thomas Walpuski, Imperial College London

Title: G_2‚Äďinstantons, associative submanifolds and Fueter sections Speaker:¬†¬†Thomas Walpuski,¬†Imperial College London Date:¬†Monday, August 25, 2014 Time:¬†11:00am-12:00pm Place:¬†Seminar Room 313, Simons Center  

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G2 Manifolds seminar: Diarmuid Crowley

Title: A classification of smooth 2-connected 7-manifolds Speaker:¬†¬†Diarmuid Crowley Date:¬†Monday, August 25, 2014 Time:¬†09:00am-10:00am Place:¬†Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     Abstract: In this talk I will present a classification of closed smooth 2-connected 7-manifolds. The classification builds on work […]

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G2 Manifolds Seminar: Spiro Karigiannis

Title: $G_2$ conifolds: desingularization, deformation, and construction? Speaker:¬†¬†Spiro Karigiannis Date:¬†Friday, August 22, 2014 Time:¬†03:30pm-4:30pm Place:¬†Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     Abstract: $G_2$ “manifolds” with singularities are supposed to play an important role in M-theory. Cone-like singularities are the simplest […]

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G2 Manifolds Seminar: Katrin Becker, Texas A&M University

Title: M-theory and G2 manifolds Speaker:¬†¬†Katrin Becker,¬†Texas A&M University Date:¬†Friday, August 22, 2014 Time:¬†02:00pm-3:30pm Place:¬†Seminar Room 313, Simons Center     Abstract: This is an introduction to M-theory which is a theory of quantum gravity. It unifies general relativity with […]

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G2 Manifolds Seminar: Thomas Walpuksi

Title: G2 instantons on generalised Kummer constructions Speaker:¬†¬†Thomas Walpuksi,¬†Imperial College London Date:¬†Friday, August 22, 2014 Time:¬†11:00pm-12:00pm Place:¬†Seminar Room 313, Simons Center    

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