Successful applicants for the International Visitor Program – August 2020

Visit information up to date as of 13 October 2020. For current information, see the visitor list. Sydney Mathematical Research Institute acknowledges the valuable contributions (financial and otherwise) to the International Visitor Program made by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney and by the hosts and universities listed below. Sheehan …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 26 October: Peng Shan – Coherent categorification of quantum loop sl₂

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Coherent categorification of quantum loop sl₂ Peng Shan (Tsinghua University) Monday, 26 October, 14:00–15:30 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Sun 20:00; Toronto, Sun 23:00; London, Mon 04:00; Cape Town, Mon 05:00; Mumbai, Mon 08:30; Beijing, Mon 14:00 We explain an equivalence of categories between a module category of …

Geordie Williamson is a finalist for the 2020 Eureka Prizes

Congratulations to Geordie who has been announced as a finalist in the 2020 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, in the category of Leadership in Innovation and Science. The Eureka Prizes are Australia’s most comprehensive national science awards. This year’s winners will be announced on 24 November.

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 08 October: Shamgar Gurevich – Harmonic analysis on GLₙ over finite fields

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Harmonic analysis on GLₙ over finite fields Shamgar Gurevich (University of Wisconsin, Madison) Thursday, 08 October, 11:00–12:30 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Wed 17:00; Toronto, Wed 20:00; London, Thu 01:00; Cape Town, Thu 02:00; Mumbai, Thu 05:30; Beijing, Thu 08:00 There are many formulas that express interesting properties …

Successful applicants for the Domestic Visitor Program – July 2020

Visit information up to date as of 04 August 2020. For current information, see the visitor list. James Borger (Australian National University) Research interests: Algebra, number theory, algebraic geometry Dates: 7 September – 18 September 2020 Lance Gurney (Australian National University) Research interests: Prismatic cohomology, shtukas, Dieudonné theory, CM elliptic curves, Drinfeld modules, Lubin-Tate modules, …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 06 July: Eugen Hellmann – On the derived category of the Iwahori–Hecke algebra

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar On the derived category of the Iwahori–Hecke algebra Eugen Hellmann (University of Münster) Monday, 06 July, 17:00–18:30 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Mon 00:00; Toronto, Mon 03:00; London, Mon 08:00; Cape Town, Mon 09:00; Mumbai, Mon 12:30; Beijing, Mon 15:00 In this talk I will state a conjecture …

Nancy Scherich

Dr Nancy Scherich (Visiting Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University, North Carolina) discusses her research on braids, life as an early career researcher, and her experience combining mathematics with her love of dance. Dr Scherich was the 2017 winner of the Dance your PhD competition.

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 25 June: Victor Ostrik – Incompressible symmetric tensor categories

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Incompressible symmetric tensor categories Victor Ostrik (University of Oregon) Thursday, 25 June, 09:30–11:00 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Wed 16:30; Toronto, Wed 19:30; London, Thu 00:30; Cape Town, Thu 01:30; Mumbai, Thu 05:00; Beijing, Thu 07:30 This talk is based on joint work with Benson and Etingof. We …

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online, 03 June: David Ben-Zvi – Boundary conditions and hamiltonian actions in geometric Langlands

SMRI Algebra and Geometry Online Seminar Boundary conditions and hamiltonian actions in geometric Langlands David Ben-Zvi (University of Texas at Austin) Wednesday, 03 June, 11:00–12:30 AEST (Sydney) Other time zones: Vancouver, Tue 18:00; Toronto, Tue 21:00; London, Wed 02:00; Berlin, Wed 03:00; Mumbai, Wed 06:30; Beijing, Wed 09:00 I will discuss some of the structures …