This academic year, a seminar series in mathematical physics will be held in Jefferson 356 on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. Arthur Jaffe and Zhengwei Liu commenced the series with a talk introducing the Mathematical Picture Language Project on September 5th.
2017-2018 Mathematical Physics Seminars
Jefferson 356, 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 10 Zhiwei Yun, MIT
Tuesday, April 3 Marcel Bischoff, Ohio University
Tuesday, March 27 Feng Xu, UC Riverside
Friday March 23 Wei Zhang, MIT
Special day and time: 3:00 p.m. Jefferson 250
Tuesday, March 20 Jürg Fröhlich, ETH Zurich
Tuesday, February 27 Hans Wenzl, UC San Diego
Friday February 23 Xinqi Gong, Renin University in China
Special day and time: 3:00 p.m. Jefferson 250
Tuesday, February 13 Nicholas Early, University of Minnesota
Friday, February 9 Boqing Xue, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Special day and time: 10:00 a.m. Jefferson 453
Tuesday, February 6 Jacob Shapiro, ETH Zurich
Friday, February 2 Yunxiang Ren, Tennessee State University
Special day and time: 4:00 p.m. Jefferson 250
Tuesday, January 30 Kaifeng Bu, Harvard University and Zhejiang University
Tuesday, January 23 Bin Gui, Vanderbilt University
Tuesday, January 16 Marco de Renzi, University of Paris 7
Tuesday, November 14 Dennis Gaitsgory, Harvard University
Tuesday, November 7 Liming Ge, UNH and Chinese Academy of Science
"From Riemann and Hilbert to Kadison-Singer"
Tuesday, October 31 Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Station Q
"Reconstructing chiral CFTs/VOAs from 2D TQFTs/MTCs"
Tuesday, October 24 No Seminar
Tuesday, October 17 No Seminar
Thursday, October 12 Yasu Kawahigashi, University of Tokyo
Special day and time: 2:00 p.m. Jefferson 453
“From vertex operator algebras to operator algebras and back”
Tuesday, October 10 Michael Hopkins, Harvard University
Tuesday, October 3 Alina Vdovina, Newcastle University, UK
“Buildings, surfaces and quaternions”
Tuesday, September 26 Jinsong Wu, Harvard University
Tuesday, September 19
No Seminar, Brian Greene Public Lecture
Tuesday, September 12 William Norledge, Harvard University
Tuesday, September 5 Arthur Jaffe and Zhengwei Liu, Harvard University
This spring semester, starting February 5, 2019, seminars will generally be held in Jefferson 356 on Tuesdays at 3:00 p.m. This past fall semester, starting September 4, 2018, seminars were generally in Jefferson 356 on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.
Exceptions are noted.
Tuesday, April 30 Shawn Cui, Virginia Tech
"Four Dimensional Topological Quantum Field Theories from G-crossed Braided Categories"
Tuesday, April 23 Yi-Hong Zhang, Tsinghua University
"Quantum many-body computation on a small quantum computer"
Tuesday, April 16 Emil Prodan, Yeshiva University
"Pushing index theorems into the Sobolev"
Tuesday, April 9 Claus Koestler, University College Cork
"Markovianity as a distribution symmetry"
Special Extra Seminar, Tuesday, April 9 4:30PM Alina Vdovina, Newcastle University
"Higher dimensional picture languages"
Tuesday, April 2 Mikael Rordam and Magdalena Elena Musat, University of Copenhagen
3PM : Mikael Roradam, "Highlights of the classification of simple nuclear C*-algebras"
4PM: Magdalena Elena Musat, "Quantum correlations, factorizable channels, and the Connes Embedding Problem"
Tuesday, March 26 Jinsong Wu, Harbin Institute of Technology
"Fourier Analysis on Fusion Rings"
Tuesday, March 12 Youwei Zhao, University of Science and Technology of China
"A review of the surface code from an experimental perspective"
Tuesday, March 5 Kaifeng Bu, Harvard and Zhejiang University
"Efficient classical simulation of Clifford circuits with nonstabilizer input states"
Tuesday, February 26 Fei Wei, Harvard
"Entropy of arithmetic functions and arithmetic compactifications"
Tuesday, February 12 Liang Kong, Shenzhen Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology
"A unified mathematical theory of gapped and gapless boundaries of 2d topological orders"
Tuesday, February 5 Zhengwei Liu, Harvard
"Quantum Error Correcting Codes"
Tuesday, November 13 William Norledge Pennsylvania State University
"The adjoint braid arrangement as a free Lie algebra in species via the Steinmann relations"
Friday, November 9 Xun Gao Harvard University and Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics
Special Day, Special Time: Now on Friday 3:30PM, Jefferson 256
"Pictorial language in quantum computation"
Tuesday, October 30 Chunlan Jiang Hebei Normal University
"Similarity Invariants of Geometric Operators"
Tuesday, October 23 Shamil Shakirov Harvard University
"Rational integrable systems associated with higher genus surfaces"
Tuesday, October 16 Christoph Gorgulla, Harvard Medical School
"A quantum mechanical free energy method based on Feynman's path integral formulation"
Tuesday, October 9 Jean-Bernard Zuber, Sorbonne Université
"ADE and all that, 30 years after"
Friday, October 5 Semyon Dyatlov, University of California, Berkeley and MIT
Special Day, Extra Seminar: Friday 4:30PM
Special Location: Jefferson 453
"Fractal uncertainty principle and quantum chaos"
Tuesday, October 2 Victor Kac, MIT
Special Time: 5:00 PM
"Multiplicative Poisson vertex algebras and differential-difference Hamiltonian equations"
Tuesday, September 25 Pavel Etingof, MIT
"New symmetric tensor categories in positive characteristic"
Tuesday, September 18 Liming Ge, UNH and Chinese Academy of Sciences
"On Multiplicative Fourier Transform"
Friday, September 14 Zhengwei Liu, Harvard
Special Time and Location: Infinite Dimensional Analysis Seminar.
Friday, September 14 at 3pm in MIT Room 2-136
"Quantum Fourier Analysis"
Tuesday September 11 and Wednesday September 12: The regular seminar will be replaced by the 2018 Ahlfors Lectures on machine learning by Sanjeev Arora.
Friday, September 7 Zhengwei Liu, Harvard
Special Time and Location: Tufts University Mathematics Colloquium.
Friday, September 7 at 4pm. Tea at 3:30pm Bromfield-Pearson 101
Quantum Fourier Analysis
Tuesday, September 4 Bohan Fang, Peking University
"Mirror symmetry for the toric Calabi-Yau 3-folds"