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The SCGP Seeks Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs for Fall 2020

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics has openings for several Research Assistant Professors (Postdocs) in the coming academic year in both mathematics and physics. The position is for a fixed term of three years with an expected start date of September 1, 2020.  Stony Brook University’s Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an […]

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Guest Speaker: Domhnaill Hernon, Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.) Nokia Bell Labs

Title: “On the Importance of Fusing Art and Science to Humanize Technology”Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the Della Pietra Family Auditorium, SCGP 103Reception prior to lecture at 5:00 pm This lecture is in conjunction with the opening reception of The Art of Science: Selections from the Collection. Exhibition curated by Lorraine Walsh […]

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Quintessentially Science Fiction. An Interview with Eugenio Calabi, Hosted by Claude LeBrun, on Behalf of the Simons Center.

Click HERE to watch the video In July 2019, on behalf of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Claude LeBrun, Stony Brook Mathematics Department, conducted an interview with Eugenio Calabi at the University of Pennsylvania Mathematics Department. Calabi is of course primarily famous for his pioneering work on Calabi-Yau manifolds, a class of solutions […]

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The Art of Science: Selections from the Collection

Simons Center Gallery, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University, NY August 1 – December 15, 2019 Opening Reception: Thursday, October 24, 2019Reception: 5:00 pm, Simons Center Gallery and SCGP LobbyGuest Speaker: 5:30 pm, Domhnaill Hernon, Head of Experiments in Art and Technology (E.A.T.), Nokia Bell Labs, Murray Hill, NJLecture Title: On the Importance […]

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Palindrome Quartet, November 13, 2019

The Simons Center Art and Outreach program is pleased to present a Palindrome Quartet performance on Wednesday November 13, 2019 featuring Iva Casian-Lakoš on cello, Jennifer Gersten and Kate Dreyfuss on violin, and Chelsea Wimmer on viola. Reception: 5:00pm, Simons Center LobbyPerformance: 5:30pm, Della Pietra Family Auditorium, Simons Center room 103 Cellist and new music advocate, […]

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Neural Networks and the Data Science Revolution: from Theoretical Physics to Neuroscience, and Back: January 6-31, 2020

Organized by: Michael R. Douglas, Sergei Gukov, Jim Halverson, Sven Krippendorf, Fabian Ruehle, Giancarlo La Camera, Luca Mazzucato, Jin Wang The availability of very large datasets and the striking progress in artificial intelligence are revolutionizing the way scientists approach their disciplines. The deployment of state-of-the-art techniques in machine learning and statistical inference to study large […]

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Novel Vistas on Vortices: November 11-15, 2019

Organized by: Mathew Bullimore (Durham, UK), Nuno M. Romão (Augsburg, Germany), Sushmita Venugopalan (IMSc Chennai, India) Moduli spaces of symplectic vortices, well known to particle and condensed-matter physicists since the 1970s, have experienced a substantial revival over the last twenty years. This has been motivated, on one hand, by the extension of the vortex equations […]

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Strings, Geometry, and Data Science: January 6-8, 2020

Organized by: Michael R. Douglas, Sergei Gukov, James Halverson, Sven Krippendorf, and Fabian Ruehle Recent years have seen great progress in data science (DS), specifically within the context of machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence, which is beginning to lead to breakthroughs in mathematics and theoretical physics. In light of this growing subfield, this conference […]

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Friends of SCGP

The mission of the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is to further fundamental research in geometry and theoretical physics, specifically at the interface of these two fields.  The Center supports collaborative research at the frontiers of mathematics and physics, and is committed to sharing this knowledge with the broader community.   As government funding for […]

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Universality and ergodicity in quantum many-body systems: August 26-October 18, 2019

Organized by: Boris Altshuler, Anatoly Dymarsky, Lea Santos, and Jacobus Verbaarschot Program seminars will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:30pm and Fridays at 11:30am in room 313. To view the schedule of upcoming talks please visit: http://scgp.stonybrook.edu/calendar/full-calendar Dynamics of quantum many-body systems is attracting extensive attention across different fields of physics: theoretical and experimental […]

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