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Continued: Lighting new Lampposts for Dark Matter and Beyond the Standard Model: January 19 – February 5, 2021

This is a continuation of last years program: Lighting new Lampposts for Dark Matter and Beyond the Standard Model. Organized by: Ranny Budnik, Rouven Essig, and Maxim Pospelov. Continuing progress in collider physics and dark matter searches in the past few decades have put significant pressure on several favorable theoretical models for Dark Matter and […]

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Continued: Renormalization and Universality in Conformal Geometry, Dynamics, Random Processes, and Field Theory: February 22 – March 19, 2021

Organizers: Dzmitry Dudko, Kostya Khanin and Misha Lyubich The goal of the program is to bring together mathematicians and physicists working on various aspects of renormalization in dynamical systems. The idea of Renormalization group emerged in Quantum Field Theory. Later, in the 1960s, it became a major tool in Statistical Mechanics in analysis of phase […]

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Canceled Simons Summer Workshop: Strings and Geometry July 13 – August 7, 2020

Due to the current pandemic, Stony Brook University will remain closed throughout the 2020 summer. The Simons Summer Workshop 2021 will run from July 12-August 6. Scientific organizer: Cumrun Vafa Local organizer: Martin Rocek This Workshop is the thirteenth conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and the eighteenth in […]

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Geometry, Topology, and Symmetry in Soft and Living Matter: June 28 – July 2, 2021

Organized by: Oleg Gang (Chem. Eng. and APAM, Columbia University & CFN, Brookhaven National Lab), Miranda Holmes-Cerfon (Courant Institute, NYU), Karen Kasza (Mech. Eng., Columbia University), Alexei Tkachenko (CFN, Brookhaven National Lab) Soft Condensed Matter Physics is a rapidly changing field that interfaces with multiple disciplines, such as Chemistry, Biology, Nanomaterials, and even Social Sciences. […]

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Supersymmetric Black Holes, Holography and Microstate Counting: October 5-16, 2020

Organized by: Cyril Closset (Oxford U.), Leopoldo Pando Zayas (Michigan U.), Luigi Tizzano (SCGP, Stony Brook), Chiara Toldo (Ecole Polytechnique and CEA Saclay), Alberto Zaffaroni (Milano Bicocca U.) This two-week program will be dedicated to the study of supersymmetric black holes in holography from both sides of the AdS/CFT correspondence. Holography provides a powerful framework […]

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Many faces of renormalization: March 8-12, 2021

Organized by: Dzmitry Dudko, Mikhail Lyubich and Konstantin Khanin The goal of this Workshop is to explore connections between variousaspects of Renormalization in Dynamics (unimodal and circle, holomorphic and cocyclic, Henon, KAM, and stochastic renormalizations) and Physics (QFT and statistical mechanics, fluid dynamics, and KPZ), which could help to reveal a unifying theme for all […]

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Quantum Hall Effect: Status Report: May 3-7, 2021

Organized by: A. Gromov, G. Csáthy, F.D.M. Haldane, S. Simon, D. Son. Two-dimensional electron system (2DES) in a strong magnetic field exhibits extraordinary rich variety of phenomena that arise from the strong interactions between the electrons. Among these phenomena, the most notorious one is the fractional quantum Hall (FQH) effect, which is the major playground […]

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The Stokes Phenomenon and its applications in Mathematics and Physics: April 26-June 25, 2021

Organized by: Anton Alekseev, Marco Gualtieri, and Xiaomeng Xu When a system of differential equations has an irregular singularity, such as a pole of order two or higher, a solution may fail to have a well-defined asymptotic expansion at the singular locus. Instead, there is a collection of angular sectors surrounding the singular locus, in […]

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