Conformal Field Theory, Integrability, and Geometry – March 11-15, 2024

Organized by: Nikita Nekrasov (Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University) Vladimir Korepin (C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook University) Stefano Negro (C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook University) Sergei Lukyanov (Rutgers University) Quantum Field Theory (QFT) is an indispensable tool in modern theoretical physics. It is essential to … Read more

2nd Simons Math Summer Workshop: Moduli – July 1-19, 2024

Organized by: Jörgen Ellegaard Andersen (The University of Southern Denmark) Steven Bradlow (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign) Samuel Grushevsky (Stony Brook University) Daniel Halpern-Leistner (Cornell University) Victoria Hoskins (Radboud University Nijmegen) Frances Kirwan (The University of Oxford) Margarida Melo (Universita Roma Tre) Anna Wienhard (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences) PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Moduli theory … Read more

SCGP News Volume XIX

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 activities and cultural events.

Geometric, Algebraic, and Physical structures around the moduli of Meromorphic Quadratic Differentials: May 13, 2024 – June 21, 2024

Organizing by: Tom Bridgeland (University of Sheffield, UK) Samuel Grushevsky (Stony Brook University, USA) Andrew Neitzke (Yale University, USA) Martin Moeller (Universitaet Frankfurt, Germany) This program in Mathematics is inspired by a circle of ideas originating in quantum field theory and string theory, particularly the study of the quantum field theories “of class S”. These … Read more

The SCGP seeks Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs for Fall 2023

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics has openings for Research Assistant Professors (Postdocs) in the coming academic year. These are three-year, fixed term positions with an expected start date of September 1, 2023.  Stony Brook University’s Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an endowed research organization devoted to furthering fundamental knowledge in geometry … Read more

Fluctuations, Entanglements, and Chaos: Exact Results: August 28, 2023- September 1, 2023

Organized by: D. Bernard, B. Bertini, F. H. L. Essler, V. Khemani and T. Prosen Experimental advances in ultra-cold atomic physics and building quantum simulators have opened up new research areas in quantum many-body physics focused on inherently dynamical properties. Examples of fundamental questions that have been investigated in the last few years included characterizing … Read more

Della Pietra Lecture Series: Local High School Opportunity

I am neither clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious. – Albert Einstein The SGGP is offering a great opportunity for the local High Schools on Long Island to get involved with this exceptional event. The panel participants are all pioneers in their field and are coming together for this special discussion. … Read more

Graduate Workshop: New Trends in Mathematical Fluid Dynamics: March 28 – April 1, 2022

Organized by: Theodore D. Drivas (Stony Brook University), Sam Punshon-Smith (Tulane), Francisco Torres de Lizaur (university of Toronto) The purpose of this course is to introduce graduate students to state-of-the-art methods, results, and open problems in mathematical fluid dynamics. We will discuss the mathematical foundations and modern analysis aspects of the Navier-Stokes and Euler equations. … Read more

JimFest: April 13-15, 2022

Please join us for an exciting week at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics!  April 13-15, 2022 – JimFest Scientific Workshop JimFest is a celebration of world-renowned theoretical physicist, S. James Gates, Jr.  Prof. Jim Gates is the Director of the Center for Theoretical Physics at Brown University. He is an advocate for education, … Read more