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Organized by Alexander Abanov and Samuel Grushevsky, Deputy Directors of SCGP 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. During the workshops at the Center, the talks are usually given by […]

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Manifesting Invisibles: Lisa Park Solo Exhibition – Opening Reception, Thursday October 19

The Simons Center Art and Science program presents Lisa Park: MANIFESTING INVISIBLES October 19, 2017 – January 22, 2018 Curated by Lorraine Walsh Stony Brook University, NY Opening Reception, Thursday October 19, 2017 5:00pm – Reception, Simons Center Gallery and Lobby 5:45pm – Artist talk by Lisa Park, Della Pietra Family Auditorium, Room 103 Lisa […]

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SCGP News Volume VIII

  The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce the latest issue of SCGP News, a biannual publication which reflects the Center’s mission, scientific and cultural events.  

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Della Pietra Lecture Series Presents Professor Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith FRS (Oxford University) May 31 – June 2, 2017

Date: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Lecture: 11:00 am, Simons Center Della Pietra Family Auditorium Title: “Where will our energy come from in the future?” Abstract: Global demand for energy is rising. Today, 80% is met by burning fossil fuels (oil, coal and gas). Will demand go on rising? Will fossil fuels continue to dominate? Will […]

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The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Welcomes New Permanent Member Dr. Zohar Komargodski

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is pleased to announce that Dr. Zohar Komargodski has joined the SCGP faculty as a new Permanent Member effective March 12, 2017, Zohar joins the SCGP from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics, in Rehovot Israel, where he held the position of Associate […]

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SCGP Spring School on Discrete and Computational Geometry: April 17-21, 2017

Organized by: Christopher Bishop and Joe Mitchell The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is running a week-long workshop on discrete and computational geometry April 17-21, 2017.The intended audience is graduate students, postdocs, and researchers in mathematics and computer science who are not necessarily working in this area, but are interested in learning what it […]

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Beyond WIMPs: from Theory to Detection: March 27-29, 2017

Organized By: Rouven Essig, Jeremy Mardon, Samuel McDermott, Peter Sorensen, Tomer Volansky, and Tien-Tien Yu. The identity of dark matter is one of the most important and urgent problems in physics today. For more than three decades, the dominant paradigm for explaining dark matter has been a Weakly Interacting Massive Particle (WIMP) and most theoretical […]

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Fluid flows: from graphene to planet atmospheres: March 20-24, 2017

Organized by: Gregory Falkovich, Leonid Levitov and Alexander Zamolodchikov. Fluid mechanics in two dimensions has wide range of applications and possesses unique mathematical properties which are far from being fully explored and used. Even laminar and regular flows in two dimensions are of great interest ranging from microfluidics to emerging hydrodynamics of current flows in […]

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2017 Science Playwriting Competition – Deadline for Submission, April 1, 2017

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, in collaboration with the C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, announces a CALL FOR PLAYS for the 2017 SBU Science Playwriting Competition: Calling all talented playwrights with an interest in the sciences, and talented scientists with an interest in the theatre to compose a ten-minute play with a substantial […]

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