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String Phenomenology, April 23rd – 27th, 2012

Organized by Mike Douglas, Gordon Kane and Dave Morrison String phenomenology is the field which attempts to make contact between string theory and “real world” physics such as experiments at particle colliders, cosmology and astroparticle physics.  Especially after the duality […]

Simons Postdoctoral Fellows Meeting. April 11-13, 2012.

In 2009 the Simons Foundation initiated a program through which 46 universities have awarded a total of 70 Postdoctoral Fellowships in mathematics, theoretical physics and theoretical computer science. We have been delighted by the outstanding quality of the appointments made. […]

Claudia Clopath – Modeling cerebellar learning, 03-27-2012

Speaker: Claudia Clopath (Columbia University) Title: Modeling cerebellar learning When: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Time: 11:30AM Where: Simons Center, Lecture Hall 102 Abstract: Purkinje cells (PCs) of the cerebellar cortex have long been considered to perform similarly as perceptrons: Given […]

Topological Phases of Matter: June 10-14, 2013

Organized by Paul Fendley (University of Virginia), Andreas Ludwig (UCSB), Xiao-Liang Qi (Stanford), Nicholas Read (Yale), Steven Simon (Oxford) and Zhenghan Wang (Microsoft Station Q)       A topological phase of matter can be broadly defined as a (quantum-mechanical) phase […]

Low Dimensional Topology: May 20-24 2013

Organized by Peter Ozsvath, Olga Plamenevskaya, and Mohammed Abouzaid The conference will explore the connections between low-dimensional topology and symplectic geometry. This workshop is a part of the Spring 2013 program Low Dimensional Topology Organized by Peter Ozsvath     […]