Seminar

2020

Date Speaker Title

January 20   (A712, Lab 3)

Dario Benedetti (Ecole Polytechnique) 

Melonic CFTs

February 25 (D014, Lab 1) Aravinth Kulanthaivelu (University of Oxford) Boundary Conditions and the q-state Potts Model on Random Planar Maps
March 3 (C700, Lab 3) Rodrigo F. Sobreiro (Universidade Federal Fluminense) The current status of the Gribov problem in gauge theories
     

 

2019

Date Speaker Title

February 14 (A720, Lab 3)

Kento Osuga (U Alberta) Qubit Transport Model for Unitary Black Hole Evaporation without Firewalls
February 15 (A719, Lab 3) Kento Osuga (U Alberta) Super Airy Structures
February 15 (C016, Lab1) Shane Farnsworth (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam-Golm, Germany) The geometric structure underlying the standard model of particle physics
March 4 (C016 Lab1) Guilherme Sadovski (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil) A possible topological phase of gravity
March 8 (D015, Lab 1) Riccardo Martini (University of Jena, Germany) Functional Renormalization Group analysis of Tensorial Group Field Theories
March 11 (A719, Lab 3) Riccardo Martini (University of Jena, Germany) Progresses on the lesson we learn abut (quantum) gravity from quantum matter
March 25 - April 10 (B717, Lab3 ) Frank Ferrari (Universite Libre de Bruxelles) Mini-course: "Quantum Models for Black Holes: Sachdev-Ye-Kitaev and generalizations"
March 29 (B712, Lab 3) Guillaume Valette (Univ. Libre de Bruxelles) Melonic turbulence

April 8  (A719, Lab 3)

Guillaume Valette (Univ. Libre de Bruxelles) A new large N expansion for tensor and matrix-tensor models

July 23  (B250, Center Bldg.)

Vincent Rivasseau (Professor, University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France) Science without borders, a key to mankind survival?

Oct 18  (B250, Center Bldg.)

Samaya Nissanke (Assistant Professor, Univ. of Amsterdam) Presidential Lecture:  New perspectives onto the Universe in the multi-messenger astronomy era

Nov 6   (B712, Lab 3)

Reiko Toriumi  (Assistant Professor, OIST) The gravitational Wilson loop and the non-Abelian Stokes' theorem

Nov 13  (B712, Lab 3)

David O'Connell    (OIST PhD. student) Lorentzian Structures on Branching Spacetimes

Dec 4  (B711, Lab 3)

Andrew Lobb   (Associate Professor, Durham University and OIST) Knots, the Jones Polynomial, and Khovanov homology