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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)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 standard deviations. In the […]

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Birational Complexity of Algebraic Varieties: December 12-16, 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 a famously hard problem of […]

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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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Workshop: SuperGeometry and SuperModuli: March 27-31, 2023

Organizing by: Sergio Cacciatori (Università degli studi dell’Insubria), Samuel Grushevsky (SCGP), Alexander Polishchuk (University of Oregon) A supermanifold is the generalization of a usual manifold when some of the coordinates are even variables, and some are odd. The mathematical foundations of supergeometry were established in the 1970s and 1980s. While much of the motivation for […]

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Workshop: Number Theory And Physics: October 24 – October 28, 2022

Organized by: Brian Conrey (American Institute of Mathematics), Matilde Lalin (Université de Montréal), Giuseppe Mussardo (Laboratorio Interdisciplinare Scienze Naturali e Umanistiche, SISSA), German Sierra (UAM/CSIC) The interplay between Number Theory and Physics has a long tradition, as illustrated by several examples and many initiatives of the past. A well-know example is the tantalizing connection between […]

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