ITS @ CUNY

Recent Activities

 
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Events for the Public

Networks: From biology to society

  • April 4, 2019
    Lev Guzman-Vargas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México
    Larry Liebovitch, Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Dana Weinberg, Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY

Swarm intelligence: from insects to humans

  • Feb. 28, 2019
    Guy Theraulaz, University of Toulouse and CNRS

Cooperation in the (very) long run

  • Jan. 31, 2019
    Duncan Watts, Microsoft Research

The Spanish flu, one hundred years on: Lessons for science and society

  • Oct. 11, 2018
    Benjamin Greenbaum, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Laura Spinney, journalist & Novelist


 
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Multiday Workshops

Workshop on nonlinear problems in geometry

  • Apr. 3-4, 2019
    Pengfei Guan, McGill University
    Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame
    Fengbo Hang, New York University
    Lan-Hsuan Huang, University of Connecticut
    Emmanuel Humbert, Université de Tours
    Ernst Kuwert, Albert Ludwigs Universitat at Freibourg
    Yan Yan Li, Rutgers University
    Gabriella Tarantello, Universiti Roma Tor Vergata

Frontiers of theoretical physics

  • Mar. 19 & 28-29, 2019
    Jacob Bourjaily, Niels Bohr Institute
    Anatoly Dymarsky, University of Kentucky
    Pankaj Mehta, Boston University
    Eric Perlmutter, California Institute of Technology
    Dan Roberts, Facebook AI Research
    Rachel Rosen, Columbia University
    Vladimir Rosenhaus, Institute for Advanced Study
    Dries Sels, Harvard University
    Inti Sodemann, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
    Amos Yarom, Technion

snapshots of quantum dynamics: Constraints, integrability and hidden orders

  • Mar. 11-13, 2019
    Vincenzo Alba, University of Amsterdam
    Joe Bhaseen, Kings College London
    Annabelle Bohrdt, Technische Universität München
    Fiona Burnell, University of Minnesota"
    Tankut Can, The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Claudio Castelnovo, University of Cambridge
    Philip Crowley, Boston University
    Sebastian Diehl, University of Cologne
    Anatoly Dymarsky, University of Kentucky
    Andrew Green, University College London
    David Huse, Princeton University
    Itamar Kimchi, JILA and University of Colorado at Boulder
    Michael Knap, Technische Universität München
    Alicia Kollar, Princeton University
    Michael Kolodrubetz, University of Texas at Dallas
    Zala Lenarcic, University of California at Berkeley
    Nicholas Macé, CNRS and Université de Toulouse
    Aditi Mitra, New York University
    Sid Morampudi, Boston University
    Rahul Nandkishore, University of Colorado at Boulder
    Jed Pixley, Rutgers University
    Tobor Rackovsky, Technische Universität München
    Leo Radzihovsky, University of Colorado at Boulder
    Marcos Rigol, Pennsylvania State University
    Neil Robinson, Universiteit van Amsterdam
    Antonello Scardiccio, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste
    Dominik Schneble, Stony Brook University
    Brian Skinner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Shivaji Sondhi, Princeton University
    Vipin Varma, The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Romain Vasseur, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    Justin Wilson, Rutgers University
    Emil Yuzbashyan, Rutgers University

Machine Learning and statistical physics

  • Nov. 13-15, 2018
    Anirvan Sengupta, Rutgers University
    Alex Alemi, Google AI
    Marin Bukov, University of California at Berkeley
    Giuseppe Carleo, The Flatiron Institute
    Dimitri Chklovskii, The Flatiron Institute
    Nadav Cohen, Institute for Advanced Study
    Jordan Cotler, Stanford University
    Marylou Gabrié, École Normale Supérieure
    Boris Hanin, Texas A&M University
    Eun-Ah Kim, Cornell University
    Justin Kinney, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
    Austen Lamacraft, Cambridge University
    Benjamin Matcha, Yale University
    Ariana Mann, Stanford University
    Katherine Quinn, Cornell University
    Zohar Ringel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
    Dan Roberts, Facebook AI Research
    Grant Rotskoff, New York University
    Dries Sels, Harvard University
    James P. Sethna, Cornell University
    Chris Wiggins, Columbia University and The New York Times

Quantum and classical light-matter interactions

  • Nov. 12-13, 2018
    Andre Badrauk, Université de Sherbrooke
    Antoine Georges, The Flatiron Institute
    Vinod Menon, City College of New York and The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Prineha Narang, Harvard University
    Angel Rubio, MPI-Hamburg and The Flatiron Institute
    Frank Spano, Temple University
    Joseph Subotnik, University of Pennsylvania
    Thomas Weinacht, Stony Brook University
    Joel Yuen-Zhou, University of California at San Diego

Bits and Biology

  • Sept. 12-14, 2018
    William Bialek, Princeton University and The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Matthew Chalk, IST Austria
    Anath Grama, Purdue University
    Olgica Milenkovic, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Ilya Nemenman, Emory University
    Tom Ouldridge, Imperial College London
    Tatyana Sharpee, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
    Wojciech Szpankowski, Purdue University
    Pieter Rein ten Wolde, AMOLF
    Bin Yu, University of California at Berkeley


 
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Symposia

quantum dynamics and control beyond simple models and approximations

  • May 10, 2019

    Tom Markland, Stanford University
    Andrew Millis, Columbia University and The Flatiron Institute
    Herschel A. Rabitz, Princeton University
    Lea Santos, Yeshiva University
    Haobin Wang, University of Colorado at Denver

Many body quantum dynamics: Perspectives from field theory & gravity

  • May 9, 2019

    Igor Klebanov, Princeton University
    Hong Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Subir Sachdev, Harvard University
    Steven Shenker, Stanford University

Dynamics and information in transcriptional control

  • May 3, 2019

    Arup Chakraborty, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Thomas Gregor, Princeton University and Institut Pasteur
    Thomas Sokolowski, IST Austria
    Jie Xiao, Johns Hopkins University

The problem of ecological diversity

  • Apr. 12, 2019

    Giulio Biroli, École Normale Supérieure
    Jeff Gore, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Daniel Fisher, Stanford University

network dynamics in society, culture, and politics: Balance & Conflict

  • Apr. 5, 2019
    Reka Albert, Pennsylvania State University
    Simon DeDeo, Carnegie Mellon University and Santa Fe Institute
    Larry Liebovitch, Queens College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Soroush Vosoughi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

computational modeling for high energy density science and complex systems

  • Mar. 15, 2019
    Attila Cangi, Sandia National Labs
    Michele Pavanello, Rutgers University at Newark
    Aurora Pribram-Jones, University of California at Merced

collective phenomena: neurons, networks, and language

  • Mar. 15, 2019
    Eric DeGiuli, École Normale Supérieure
    Ila Fiete, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Loren Frank, University of California at San Francisco and HHMI
    Fred Wolf, Max Plank Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization

network dynamics in society, culture, and politics: Engagement & Estrangement

  • Mar. 1, 2019
    Damon Centola, University of Pennsylvania
    Hernan Maske, City College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
    David Melamed, Ohio State University
    Ofer Tchernichovski, Hunter College and The Graduate Center, CUNY

network dynamics in society, culture, and politics: crowds & Cooperation

  • Feb. 1, 2019
    Delia Baldassarri, New York University
    Stefano Ghirlanda, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Kevin Lewis, University of California at San Diego
    Chris Wiggins, Columbia University and The New York Times

exploring sequence space

  • Dec. 14, 2018
    Curtis Callan, Princeton University
    Lucy Colwell, Cambridge University
    Remi Monasson, École Normale Supérieure
    Rama Ranganathan, The University of Chicago

seeing beyond v1

  • Nov. 16, 2018
    Tony Ro, The Graduate Center, CUNY
    Nicole Rust, University of Pennsylvania
    Jonathan Victor, Weill Cornell School of Medicine
    Daniel Yamins, Stanford University

entanglement, chaos, and complexity in field theory and gravity

  • Oct. 26, 2018
    Rob Myers, Perimeter Institute
    Eva Silverstein, Stanford University
    Brian Swingle, University of Maryland
    Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Study

evolutionary dynamics and influenza

  • Oct. 12, 2018
    Benjamin Greenbaum, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Marta Luksza, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Richard Neher, University of Basel
    Daniel Weissman, Emory University

machine learning in the molecular sciences

  • Sept. 21, 2018
    Kieron Burke, University of California at Irvine
    Weinan E, Princeton University
    Marivi Fernandez-Serra, Stony Brook University
    Johannas Hackmann, University at Buffalo
    Joshua Schreir, Fordham University


 
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Seminars

transport in weakly interacting quasiperiodic systems

  • May 24, 2019
    Marko Znidaric, University of Ljubjana

probing quantum dynamics in strongly-driven optical lattices

  • May 17, 2019
    David Weld, University of California at Santa Barbara

three-dimensional magnetohydrodynamics system forced by space-time white noise

  • May 16, 2019
    Kazuo Yamazaki, University of Rochester

A Spiral Interface with Positive alt-caffarelli-friedman limit at the origin

  • May 9, 2019
    Dennis Kriventsov, Rutgers University

bec and superfluidity of excitons and plaritons in two-dimensional nanomaterials

  • May 8, 2019
    Oleg Berman, New York City College of Technology and The Graduate Center, CUNY

input compression and the computational benefits of the hidden layers in deep learning

  • May 6, 2019
    Naftali Tishby, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

localization and thermalization in many-body nuclear spin systems

  • May 3, 2019
    Paola Cappellaro, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Gradient estimates for green’s kernel, fake distances, and inverse mean curvature flow

  • May 2, 2019
    Alberto Setti, University of Insubria

Kosterlitz-thouless saling at many-body localization phase transitions

  • Apr. 26, 2019
    Philipp Dumitrescu, The Flatiron Institute

Filling metric spaces

  • Apr. 11, 2019
    Alexander Nabutovsky, University of Toronto

emergent eigenstate solution to quantum dynamics far from equilibrium

  • Apr. 5, 2019
    Marcos Rigol, Pennsylvania State University

Conical Metrics of prescribed Gaussian and geodesic curvatures on compact surfaces

  • Mar. 28, 2019
    Mohameden Ahmendou, Gissen University

designing quantum matter with superconducting nanowires

  • Mar. 22, 2019
    Nina Markovic, Goucher College

asymptotic enslavement in hydrodynamic equations and data assimilation

  • Feb. 28, 2019
    Vincent R. Martinez, Hunter College

complexity of linear regions in deep networks

  • Feb. 15, 2019
    Boris Hanin, Texas A&M University

Multiplicity one conjecture in min-max theory

  • Feb. 11, 2019
    Xin Zhou, University of California at Santa Barbara and IAS

A sparse model of quantum holography

  • Feb. 8, 2019
    Brian Swingle, University of Maryland

hyperbolic lattices

  • Dec. 14, 2018
    Alicia Kollar, University of Maryland

elementary band representations as building blocks of chemistry

  • Dec. 7, 2018
    Jennifer Cano, Stony Brook University and The Flatiron Institute

quasiperiodically driven systems

  • Nov. 16, 2018
    Ivar Martin, Argonne National Laboratory

superconductivity and charge density waves in twisted bilayer graphene

  • Nov. 2, 2018
    Liang Fu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

pt-symmetric quantum field theory

  • Oct. 15, 2018
    Carl Bender, Washington University in St. Louis

subsystem and fractal symmetries and spts

  • Oct. 5, 2018
    Yizhi You, Princeton University

semiclassical limit of chaos

  • Sep. 21, 2018
    Thomas Scaffidi, University of California at Berkeley

universal level statistics of the out-of-time-ordered operator

  • Sep. 14, 2018
    Sriram Ganeshan, City College of New York and The Graduate Center, CUNY

Non-equilibrium dynamics of fractional quantum hall states

  • Sep. 7, 2018
    Andrey Gromov, The University of Chicago


 
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Informal Seminars, Tutorials, and Works In Progress

Impurity induced anomolous thermal hall effect in chiral superconductors

  • May 15, 2019
    Vudtiwat Ngampruetikorn, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Mean-field for neural networks

  • May 8, 2019
    Grant Rotskoff, New York University

Transition to chaos in random neural networks

  • Mar. 27, 2019
    Kamesh Krishnamurthy, Princeton University

berry curvature dipole of metals

  • Mar. 27, 2019
    Inti Sodemann, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems

dissipative phase transition in a bec with local losses

  • Mar. 20, 2019
    Dries Sels, Harvard University

Entanglement dynamics

  • Mar. 15, 2019
    Tibor Rakovsky, Technische Universität München

aps practice talks

  • Feb. 27, 2019
    Multiple Speakers

chiral symmetry in non-hermitian systems

  • Feb. 20, 2019
    José Hernandez, The Graduate Center, CUNY

machine learning out of equilibrium phases of matter

  • Feb. 13, 2019
    Abhishek Raj, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Contrastive Predictive coding and potential applications to rg

  • Jan. 30, 2019
    Bahti Zakirov, The Graduate Center, CUNY

Bounding Model Predictions

  • Jan. 21, 2019
    Katherine Quinn, Cornell University

Fractons!

  • Dec. 21, 2018
    Rahul Nandkishore, University of Colorado at Boulder

nyc-neq Group meeting/journal club

  • Nov. 30, 2018
    Multiple Speakers

Breakdown of single-parameter scaling in certain systems

  • Nov. 28, 2018
    Vipin Varma, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY

nyc-neq Group meeting/journal club

  • Oct. 26, 2018
    Multiple Speakers

Path integral approach to random neural networks

  • Oct. 16, 2018
    Tankut Can, The Graduate Center, CUNY

magic-angle semimetals

  • Oct. 5, 2018
    Justin Wilson, Rutgers University

Transverse thermoelectric response as a probe for existence quasiparticles

  • Oct. 1, 2018
    Dror Orgad, The Graduate Center CUNY

optimizing neural coding and short term memory

  • Sep. 26, 2018
    Jimmy Kim, The Graduate Center, CUNY

quantum phase transitions in spin chains with hyperuniform random coupling

  • Sep. 19, 2018
    Sarang Gopalakrishnan, College of Staten Island