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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 […]

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 […]

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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Dennis Sullivan Awarded the 2022 Abel Prize in Mathematics

Congratulations to Dennis Sullivan, a trustee of SCGP, and one of the SCGP’s founding visionaries, on receiving the Abel Prize in mathematics!The Abel Prize in mathematics recognises pioneering scientific achievements in mathematics, and the 2022 Abel Prize in mathematics is awarded to Dennis Parnell Sullivan “for his groundbreaking contributions to topology in its broadest sense, and in particular […]

Della Pietra Lecture Series: Local High School Opportunity

I am neither clever nor especially gifted. I am only very, very curious. – Albert Einstein The SGGP is offering a great opportunity for the local High Schools on Long Island to get involved with this exceptional event. The panel participants are all pioneers in their field and are coming together for this special discussion. […]

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Simons Center for Geometry and Physics Film

The Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University is pleased to share a new movie highlighting the Center’s research and faculty. Planned to be initially screened at the APS (American Physical Society) 2020 Conference, it will be aired at the APS Conference in 2021. Directed, produced and edited by Websedge. Script created […]

Spring 2022 Physics Seminar

The Physics Seminar will take place Wednesdays at 1:30 in SCGP 313 DATE TITLE SPEAKER ABSTRACT 16-Feb A (partial) overview of AdS3/CFT2 developments Alessandro Sfondrini Abstract 23-Feb Progress in Gapless Topological Phases Ryan Thorngren Abstract 2-Mar N=2 Argyres-Douglas Theories and Holography Emily Nardoni Abstract 3-Mar Quantum codes and cfts Anatoly Dymarsky Abstract 9-Mar Some gauge […]

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. […]