Spring 2024 Physics Seminar

The Physics Seminar will take place Wednesdays at 2:00pm in SCGP 313 unless otherwise noted below. DATE TITLE SPEAKER ABSTRACT 2/7/24 On Fermi surfaces: emergent symmetries and anomalies Dominic Else Abstract 2/14/24 Equivariant localization for AdS/CFT Pietro Benetti Genolini Abstract 2/28/24 Two dimensional QCD as a string theory Ofer Aharony Abstract 3/6/24 Stretched horizon, replica … 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

Roundtable for Math and Science Summer Programs: April 29 – May 1, 2022

Organized by:Elena Yakubovskaya, Stony Brook University, SigmaCamp,Alexander Kirillov, Stony Brook University, SigmaCamp,Marisa Debowsky, Canada/USA Mathcamp,Daniil Lukin, Stanford University, SigmaCamp,Dan Zaharopol, BEAM This workshop brings together organizers of advanced math and science summer programs for middle and high school students. This roundtable is geared towards the most pressing issues of post-pandemic return to in-person sessions, recruiting … Read more

Fall 2021 Physics Seminar

The Physics Seminar will take place Wednesdays at 1:30 if you would like to receive the zoom link for the talks please fill out the application. Date Title Speaker Location Abstract 9/30 at 1:30 PM The Euclidean path integral in supergravity Gustavo Joaquin Turiaci 102 Abstract 10/6 at 1:30 PM Circuit Complexity in Topological Quantum … Read more

From Representation Theory to Mathematical Physics and Back: May 31-June 4, 2022

Organized by: Pavel Etingof (MIT), Mikhail Khovanov (Columbia University), Alexander Kirillov (Stony Brook), Anna Lachowska (EPFL, Switzerland), Ivan Loseu (Yale), Andrew Neitzke (Yale), Joshua Sussan (CUNY Medgar Evers), Anton Zeitlin (Louisiana State University) The theme of the meeting is the continued influence of mathematics and physics on each other. In particular, the workshop will highlight … Read more

Dynamics of SCFTs and Special Functions: April 18-22, 2022

Organized by: Shlomo Sergei Razamat (Technion), Masahito Yamazaki (Kavli IPMU, Tokyo) Recent years have seen significant progress in understanding the dynamics of supersymmetric quantum field theories in various space-time dimensions. This progress was partly due to the development of various localization techniques leading to exact computations of certain partition functions. Such computations can be expressed … Read more