Solving N=4 super-Yang-Mills theory via Scattering Amplitudes: January 8, 2024 – March 8, 2024

Organizing by: Benjamin Basso (Ecole Normale Superieure), Lance Dixon (SLAC/Stanford U.) Jaroslav Trnka (UC Davis) Anastasia Volovich (Brown) This program will bring together physicists and mathematicians with expertise in different facets of particle scattering in planar N=4 super-Yang-Mills theory, in order to try to solve the theory for generic values of the coupling and kinematical … Read more

New Directions in Far from Equilibrium Integrability and Beyond: April 29 – May 3, 2024

Organizing by: Alexander Abanov (Stony Brook University) Boris Altshuler (Columbia University) Natan Andrei (Rutgers University) Hrachya Babujian (Alikhanian National Lab, Yerevan Physics Institute) Lea Santos (University of Connecticut) Tigran Sedrakyan (University of Massachusetts) Emil Yuzbashyan (Rutgers University) The field of far from equilibrium many-body quantum systems is on the verge of a breakthrough both theoretically … Read more

Multifield Cosmology: Inflation, Dark Energy and More: February 5-9, 2024

Organizers: Lilia Anguelova (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) Michele Cicoli (Bologna University) Vivian Miranda (Stony Brook University) Sonia Paban (University of Texas at Austin) Francisco Gil Pedro (Bologna University) Recent astronomical observations have reshaped profoundly the modern understanding of the Universe, regarding not only its contents but also its origin and future fate. The surprising discovery … Read more

2023 Simons Math Summer Workshop: August 7-25, 2023

The Simons Center is happy to announce the 1st annual Simons math summer workshop.  The workshop will take place from August 7-25, 2023, and will bring together mathematicians working in a circle of related areas, to learn more about the techniques and results of nearby lines of research.

2023 Simons Physics Summer Workshop – Celebrating 20 Years: June 26 – July 21, 2023

Scientific Organizer: Cumrun Vafa (Harvard), Local Organizer: Martin Rocek (CN Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics) The Simons Physics Summer Workshop is the Fifteenth conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and the twentieth in the series Simons Physics Summer Workshops.   This year the Simons Summer Workshop will celebrate its 20th … Read more

Mass, the Einstein Constraint Equations, and the Penrose Inequality Conjecture: September 18-22, 2023

Organizing Committee: • Carla Cederbaum (University of Tübingen) • Greg Galloway (University of Miami) • Lan-Hsuan Huang (University of Connecticut Storrs) • Jim Isenberg (University of Oregon) • Marcus Khuri (Stony Brook University) • David Maxwell (University of Alaska Fairbanks) Scientific Committee: • Anna Sakovich (Uppsala University) • Richard Schoen (UC Irvine) • Mu-Tao Wang … 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

Fluctuations, Entanglements, and Chaos: Exact Results: August 28, 2023-October 6, 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

The Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process: October 2-6, 2023

Organized By: Ivan Corwin, Columbia University Evita Nestoridi, Stony Brook University Dominik Schmid, University of Bonn The asymmetric simple exclusion process (ASEP) is a central model in research on integrable probability and interacting particle systems. It is one of the most prominent examples of a stochastic interface growth model, which gives under a suitable weakly … Read more

Mathematical Billiards: at the Crossroads of Dynamics, Geometry, Analysis, and Mathematical Physics: October 9-December 15, 2023

Organized by: • Misha Bialy (Tel Aviv) • Milena Radnovic (Sydney) • Alfonso Sorrentino (Rome Tor Vergata) • Sergei Tabachnikov (Penn State University) The last few years have witnessed an impressively high level of advances in the study of the dynamics of mathematical billiards, shedding new light on their profound connections with important problems in … Read more