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SCGP Weekly Talks

Organized by Alexander Abanov

SCGP Weekly Talks is a colloquium style series of talks aimed at all members and visitors of the Simons Center and the more general math and physics community on Stony Brook campus. The regular time and place for the talks are Tuesday, 1pm. During the workshops at the Center the talks are usually given by organizers or distinguished participants of the corresponding workshop on related topics. All SCGP Weekly Talks are recorded and can be accessed through the SCGP video portal.

Weekly talks are held regularly on Tuesdays at 1:00 pm in SCGP Rm 102 unless otherwise noted.

Date Speaker Title
Aug. 28 David Curtin Particle Physics at the Lifetime Frontier
Sep. 11   Mark Haskins  Complete noncompact metrics of special and exceptional holonomy: the first 40 years
Sep. 18  Ari Laptev
Spectral properties of some functional-difference operators.
Sep. 25   No Talk  No Talk
Oct. 2  Ctirad Klimcik  Non-Abelian T-duality in string theory
Wednesday Oct. 10 at 11am *Note change of time and day*  Giuseppe Mussardo Generalised Riemann Hypothesis, Random Time Series and Normal Distributions
Oct. 16
Michael Anderson
Boundaries in Euclidean and Lorentzian Gravity
Oct. 25 at 4:00pm *Joint Colloquium with Math Nigel Hitchin Semiflat hyperkaehler manifolds and their submanifolds
Oct. 30 Alexander Gorsky  Walks in the Hilbert space
Nov. 6 at 4:15pm *Joint colloquium with Physics Ashvin Vishwanath Topology and Entanglement in Quantum Matter: Past, Present and Future
Nov. 13  Alba Grassi 
A Solvable Deformation of Quantum Mechanics
Nov. 20 No Talk  No Talk
Nov. 27 Harold Metcalf and Thomas Weinacht Groundbreaking inventions in the field of laser physics: 2018 Nobel prize in physics
Dec. 4 Peter G. Wolynes Functional Biology: Landscape Physics-A Little Bit Beyond Equilibrium
Dec. 11 Bruno Nachtergaele Robustness of Topological Order by way of Stability of Superselection Sectors
Dec. 18  TBA  TBA

Records of past talks can be found here: