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Moduli Spaces Program Seminar: Dusa McDuff

Title: Kuranishi Atlases Speaker: Dusa McDuff Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video. [/box] Abstract: I will explain how to construct a stratified smooth local Kuranishi chart near a genus zero nodal stable map, and the smoothness qualities of the associated isotropy group actions and coordinate changes. […]

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Moduli Spaces Program Seminar: Mark McLean, Stony Brook University

Title: Minimal Discrepancy of Isolated Singularities and Reeb Orbits Speaker: Mark McLean, Stony Brook University Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Time: 11:15am – 12:30pm Place: Seminar Room 313, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] Abstract: Let A be an affine variety inside a complex N dimensional vector space which either has an isolated […]

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2013-2014 Science Playwrighting Competition

The 2013-2014 Science Playwrighting Competition Winners Have Been Announced 1st Place Prize = Colin West, “Understanding” 2nd Place Prize = Bruce Futcher, “Searching for David” 3rd Place Prize = David Vazdauskas, “The Future Tells the Truth” Honorable Mention: Matt von Hippel, “Good Advice” Public staged readings to be held at the Simons Center on Wednesday April 30, 2014. Reception at 5:00pm, […]

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Mini-school on K-stability, December 6th 2013

On Friday December 6th the Stony Brook Math Department is organizing a “Mini-school on K-stability”, which will be held in the Simons Center Lecture Hall, Room 102. For further details, and a full list of talks, please visit:     http://www.math.sunysb.edu/AlgebraicGeometry/Kstability.html

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SCGP Weekly Talks: Kristan Jensen, YITP

Title: A primer to Anomalies and Hydrodynamics Speaker: Kristan Jensen, YITP Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Time: 1:00pm – 2:30pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video.[/box] Abstract: In the spring of next year, there will be a program and two workshops at the Simons Center devoted to recent developments […]

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“Trees, loops and precision QCD”: A Symposium Inspired by the 1984 J.J. Sakurai Prize, December 6th, 2013

On Friday December 6th, YITP in conjunction with the SCGP will host, “Trees, loops and precision QCD”: A symposium inspired by the 1984 J.J. Sakurai Prize 2:00pm – 5:30pm, SCGP Room 103 Speakers: Lance Dixon: “Scattering amplitudes: the story of loops and legs” Stefan Hoeche: “From amplitudes to experiments” Nima Arkani-Hamed: “From Old Physics to […]

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SCGP/SBU Topology/Geometry Seminar: Richard Bamler, Princeton

Title: There Are Finitely Many Surgeries in Perelman’s Ricci Flow Speaker: Richard Bamler Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm Place: Lecture Hall 102, Simons Center       [box, type=”download”]Watch the video. View the Slides. [/box] Abstract: Although the Ricci flow with surgery has been used by Perelman to solve the Poincaré and […]

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