The SCGP Seeks Research Assistant Professors/Postdocs for Fall 2018

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics has openings for several Research Assistant Professors (Postdocs) in the coming academic year in both mathematics and physics. The position is for a fixed term of three years with an expected start date of September 1, 2018.  Stony Brook University’s Simons Center for Geometry and Physics is an … Read more

Entanglement in Quantum Systems: October 3-7, 2016

Organized by: Chris Herzog, Vladimir Korepin and Bruno Nachtergaele. This workshop is organized in connection to the SCGP program on Entanglement and Dynamical Systems. Quantum entanglement is a continuing source of inspiration and progress in physics and mathematics that cuts across traditional boundaries separating different disciplines. In this workshop, we would like to bring together … Read more

2016 Playwriting Competition – Winners and Performances

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics and the C.N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics are pleased to announce: The Winners of the Fourth Annual Science Playwriting Competition A Staged Reading of the Winning Plays, to be held Wednesday, November 2 The Fifth Annual Science Playwriting Competition Stony Brook University is at the forefront in … Read more

Derived categories and Chow groups of hyperkaehler and Calabi-Yau varieties: September 19-23, 2016.

Organized by: Daniel Huybrechts, Ljudmila Kamenova, Emanuele Macri, Eyal Markman The Chow group of an algebraic variety encodes information about its algebraic cycles up to rational equivalence. The study of Chow groups is intimately related to the study of the derived categories of coherent sheaves, as illustrated, for example, by recent results on rational points … Read more

RESOUND, September 8, – Friday, October 28, 2016

RESOUND Thursday, September 8, – Friday, October 28, 2016 Simons Center Gallery Curated by Lorraine Walsh with Margaret Schedel and Joo Yun Lee RESOUND Featuring the work of Memo Akten, Sougwen Chung, Seth Cluett, Yoon Chung Han, Carsten Nicolai, Jess Rowland Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:00 pm: Wine and Cheese Reception, Simons Center … Read more

Guest Speaker Dr. David H. Shoemaker – September 14, 2016

Simons Center Gallery + Art Program Guest Speaker Dr. David H. Shoemaker Director MIT LIGO Laboratory; Leader, Advanced LIGO; Senior Research Scientist, MIT Kavli Institute Realizing Einstein’s Dream: Observing the Signature of Dynamic Space-time Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:45 pm Simons Center Auditorium 103 Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook University Dr. David … Read more

Simons Center ArtSci Lecture Series: Speaker Valerie Gonzalez

ArtSci Lecture Series Programmed by Lorraine Walsh Discovering Where Art, Science & the Humanities Meet Lecture by Valerie Gonzalez Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 4:30PM, SCGP 102 ISLAMIC AND EAST ASIAN CERAMIC ART IN WORLD-CLASS MUSEUMS: COMPARING TWO DIFFERENT PHILOSOPHIES OF DISPLAY The West and East’s ongoing encounter with global consumer culture through which different worlds … Read more

Simons Center Art Program Summer 2016 Tuesday Concerts

Summer 2016 Tuesday Concerts The Art Program at the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University is pleased to present a new music series free and open to the public. Tuesday, July 12, 2016 JOSE CONDE y OLA FRESCA 5:30 – 6:00 pm: Reception in the Simons Center Lobby and Gallery 6:00 … Read more

Simons Summer Workshop: July 5 to July 29, 2016

This Workshop is the ninth conducted by the Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook and the fourteenth in the series Simons Summer Workshops. This year’s summer workshop will focus on the role of topology in physics with particular emphasis in recent exciting developments in the context of condensed matter systems as well … Read more