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

Orgaized 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 […]

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RTG/SCGP Graduate Workshop on the Birational Complexity of Algebraic Varieties: December 5-9, 2022

Application Deadline: September 19, 2022 This instructional workshop, aimed at graduate students familiar with basic algebraic geometry, will introduce attendees to rationality problems, measures of irrationality, and groups of birational automorphisms such as the Cremona group. The SCGP will host a research workshop Birational Complexity of Algebraic Varieties the following week (December 12-16, 2022, SCGP). […]

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Ending Inflation and the Hot Big Bang: June 5-9, 2023

Organized by: Peter Adshead (University of Illinois, adshead@illinois.edu ) Jonathan Heckman (University of Pennsylvania, jheckman@sas.upenn.edu) Marilena Loverde (C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, marilena.loverde@stonybrook.edu) Patrick Meade (C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, patrick.meade@stonybrook.edu) Scott Watson (Syracuse University, gswatson@syr.edu)

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Supergravity, Generalized Geometry and Ricci Flow: April 17-21, 2023

Organized by: Mario Garcia-Fernandez (Institute of Mathematical Sciences)Marco Gualtieri (University of Toronto)Jeff Streets (University of California, Irvine)Daniel Waldram (Imperial College London) Recent breakthroughs across physics and mathematics have led to a surge of interest in theories of supergravity and their applications to geometry. Much of this progress has arisen from further investigation into, and application […]

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Anomalies: March 8-10, 2023

Organizing by:1. Sally Dawson (BNL)2. Bhupal Dev (WUSTL)3. Aida El-Khadra (UIUC)4. Stefania Gori (UCSC)5. Amarjit Soni (BNL)6. George Sterman (YITP/Stony Brook)7. Patrick Meade (YITP/Stony Brook)For the past several years three key anomalies indicating lepton flavor universality violation (LFUV) have been getting a lot of attention as they each have a significance of more than 3 […]

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Birational Complexity of Algebraic Varieties: December 12-16, 2022

Application Deadline: September 19, 2022 Organized by: Ignacio Barros (Université Paris-Saclay)Robert Lazarsfeld (Stony Brook University)Olivier Martin (Stony Brook University) David Stapleton (University of Michigan) Susanna Zimmermann (Université d’Angers) How complicated can an algebraic variety be? From the perspective of birational geometry the simplest varieties are rational or unirational. Determining whether or not a variety is rational is […]

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Computational Differential Geometry and it’s Applications in Physics: November 14- 18, 2022

Organized by: Rodrigo Barbosa (SCGP)Simon Donaldson (SCGP)Michael R. Douglas (CMSA and SCGP)Burt Ovrut (U Penn) The workshop “Computational Differential Geometry and its Applications in Physics” grows out of recent work using machine learning techniques to solve geometric PDEs such as those determining Ricci-flat Kähler metrics in four and higher dimensions. The mathematical focus will be on computational […]

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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. […]

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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, […]

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