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 …

A message from the Executive Director

We have just passed one year since the Sydney Mathematical Research Institute opened its doors. Thanks to the hard work of our staff, and the strength of mathematical research at the University of Sydney and across Australia, we have been privileged to host a total of 80 visiting researchers in our first year. Like similar …

Successful applicants for the International Visitor Program – January 2020

Visit information up to date as of 04 March 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. Nancy …

Nancy Reid

In the era of big data and machine learning, everybody is trying to extract the best quality information from their data. It’s a complicated task, but one statisticians have been working on for more than a century, long before anyone could even conceive of Facebook or Google. This is the field in which Professor Nancy …