Remote Workshop: Ending Inflation and the Hot Big Bang: November 19, 2021

Organized by: Peter Adshead (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Jonathan Heckman (University of Pennsylvania), Marilena Loverde (YITP), Patrick Meade (CN Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics), Scott Watson (Syracuse University) This workshop is aimed at filling the gap in our cosmic history – from the end of inflation to the beginning of big bang nucleosynthesis. The … Read more

Confronting Large N, Holography, Integrability and Stringy Models with the Real World: February 14 – April 22, 2022

Organized by: Sergei Dubovsky (NYU), Zohar Komargodski (SCGP), Erich Poppitz (University of Toronto), Jacob Sonnenshein (Tel Aviv), Mithat Unsal (North Carolina State University) Since the introduction of QCD as the theory of gluons and quarks quite a lot of methods and toy models have been invoked to seek control on the theory. In particular: considering … Read more

Flexibility and rigidity in dynamical systems: March 7-11, 2022

Mini-courses by: François LedrappierKathryn MannRalf Spatzier Research talks by: Lei ChenBassam FayadDavid FisherAndrey GogolevSebastian Hurtado-SalazarAdam KanigowskiTamara KucherenkoThang NguyenRafael PotrieFederico Rodriguez HertzDennis SullivanKurt VinhageAmie Wilkinson This workshop was partially supported by NSF grant DMS-2154392

Geometry, Topology, and Symmetry in Soft and Living Matter: May 9-13 2022

Organized by: Oleg Gang (Chem. Eng. and APAM, Columbia University & CFN, Brookhaven National Lab), Miranda Holmes-Cerfon (Courant Institute, NYU), Karen Kasza (Mech. Eng., Columbia University), Alexei Tkachenko (CFN, Brookhaven National Lab) Soft Condensed Matter Physics is a rapidly changing field that interfaces with multiple disciplines, such as Chemistry, Biology, Nanomaterials, and even Social Sciences. … Read more

Simons Summer Workshop: Strings and Geometry July 12 – August 6, 2021

If you would like to participate via zoom please email Scientific organizer: Cumrun Vafa (Harvard)Local organizer: Martin Rocek (CN Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics) This Workshop is the thirteenth conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and the eighteenth in the series Simons Summer Workshops. This year’s summer workshop … Read more

Small Scale Dynamics in Fluid Motion: June 13-24, 2022

Organized by: Theodore D. Drivas (Stony Brook University), Tarek M. Elgindi (Duke University), Dennis Sullivan (Stony Brook University – Math) Turbulent flows are ubiquitous in the world around us; from trailing airplane wakes to swirling cream in our morning coffee. Despite its prevalence, basic mathematical questions about this complex non-linear phenomenon persist. The purpose of … Read more

Geometrical Aspects of Topological Phases of Matter: Spatial Symmetries, Fractons and Beyond: April 4 – May 27, 2022

Organized by: Jennifer Cano (Stony Brook University), Dominic Else (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Andrey Gromov (Brown), Siddharth Parameswaran (University of Oxford), Yizhi You (Princeton University) Topological phases of matter are a long-standing subject of interest in the condensed matter community, and increasingly relevant to issues in high-energy physics. A topological phase is traditionally defined to … Read more

Probability, integrability, and conformal invariance: August 23 – September 10, 2021

Organized by: Eldad Bettelheim (Hebrew University), Ilya Gruzberg (Ohio State University), Håkan Hedenmalm (KTH), Alisa Knizel (University of Chicago), Paul Wiegmann (Univ. of Chicago) In recent years, the convergence of several topics in mathematics and physics have led to exciting developments in the study of fundamental problems in field theory, statistical mechanics, and probability theory. … Read more