QMAP seminars


All seminars are in QMAP 3204. In the winter and spring quarters 2022, most of them are remote, see the weekly emails for the links.

Upcoming seminars

QMAP FSG seminars
  • January 13, 1:30pm, Juan Maldacena, IAS, On the black hole/string transition
  • January 20, 1:30pm, Finn Larsen, Michigan/Stanford, Effective Field Theory of Quantum Black Holes
  • January 27, 1:30pm, Alfredo Guevara, Harvard, Black Holes, Scattering Amplitudes and Twistors
  • February 3, 10:30am, Edward Witten, IAS, No Ensemble Averaging Below The Black Hole Threshold
  • February 10, 1:30pm, Petr Kravchuk, IAS, The leading Regge trajectory in Wilson-Fisher theory
  • February 17, 1:30pm, Yiming Chen, Princeton, Spectral form factor for free large N gauge theory and strings
  • February 24, 1:30pm, Edgar Shaghoulian, University of Pennsylvania, The central dogma and entanglement in de Sitter space
  • March 3, 10:30am, Tim Adamo, Edinburgh, Eikonal amplitudes from curved backgrounds
  • March 10, 10:30am, Donal O'Connell, Edinburgh, Classical Observables and Scattering Amplitudes
  • March 15, 1:30pm, Sunil Mukhi, IISER Pune, Poincare Series, 3d Gravity and Averages of Rational CFT
  • March 17, 1:30pm, Hong Liu, MIT
  • March 31, 1:30pm: Sabrina Pasterski, Princeton
  • April 7, 1:30pm: John Cardy, UC Berkeley (in person)
  • April 14, 1:30pm: Eric Perlmutter, Saclay
  • April 21, 1:30pm: Tom Faulkner, Illinois
  • April 28, 1:30pm: Nathan Seiberg, IAS
  • May 5, 1:30pm: Savdeep Sethi, Chicago
  • May 12, 1:30pm: Jan de Boer, Amsterdam
  • May 19, 1:30pm, Per Kraus, UCLA
  • June 2, 1:30pm, Gautam Satischandran, Chicago 
QMAP particles/cosmology seminars
  • January, 10, 1:30pm, Kaloian Lozanov, UIUC, Topics in inflationary cosmology: reheating, gauge fields and gravitational waves
  • January 24, 1:30pm, Lorenzo Sorbo, University of Massachusets, Reviving chaotic inflation with fermion production: a supergravity model
  • January 31, 1:30pm, Tanmay Vachaspati, Arizona State University
  • February 7, 1:30pm, Surjeet Rajendran, John Hopkins, A Causal Framework for Non-Linear Quantum Mechanics
  • February 14, 1:30pm, Alberto Nicolis, Columbia University, An Analog of the Cosmological Constant Problem: Vacuum Energy in Framids
  • March 7, 1:30pm: Xiaochuan LuEffective Field Theories: Truncation, Validity, and Uncertainty
  • March 14, 1:30pm: Isabel Garcia, UCSB
  • March 28, 1:30pm: Christopher Carone, William & Mary, Asymptotic Nonlocality
  • April 11, 1:30pm: Ennio Salvioni
  • April 25, 1:30pm: Da Liu, UC Davis, Gauge Invariance From On-Shell Massive Amplitude and Tree Unitarity
  • May 2, 1:30pm: Zhen Liu, The Hunt for Gluonic ALPs
  • May 9, 1:30pm: David Curtin, Toronto, Complex Dark Matter Dynamics
  • May 16, 1:30pm, Gustavo Marques Tavares, Maryland, Precision early universe cosmology from gravitational waves
  • May 23, 1:30pm: Raymond Co, Minnesota, Gravitational Wave Probes of Axion Rotations Responsible for Dark Matter and Baryon Asymmetry
  • June 6, 1:30pm: Nemanja Kaloper, UC Davis, A Quantum-Mechanical Mechanism for Reducing the Cosmological Constant
QMAP math seminars
  • January 5, 1:10pm, Sourav Chatterjee, Stanford University, Some progress on 3D Yang-Mills
  • January 14, 11:00am, Andreas Cap, Vienna, Tractors and AH-mass
  • January 28, 3:00pm, Benjamin McMillan, University of Adelaide, Calabi operators for locally symmetric spaces 
  • February 11, 11:00am, Roberto Bonnezi, Humboldt University Berlin, The quantum O(D,D) string and its anomalies
  • February 18, 11:00am, Jie Qing, UC Santa Cruz, Asymptotically hyperbolic Einstein manifolds and conformal geometry
  • February 25, 11:00am, Marciej Zworski, UC Berkeley, Magic angles for a model of twisted bilayer graphene
  • March 4, 11:00am, Jacob Shapiro, Princeton University
  • March 25, 11:00am, Simone Warzel, Technical University Munich
  • April 1, 12:10pm, Thomas Weber, Bologna, Star products induced by Drinfeld twists
  • May 13, 12:10pm, Jacob Shapiro, Princeton University, Monotonicity theorems for integer-valued fields and delocalization in two-dimensions
  • May 20, 12:10pm, Amir Sagiv, Columbia University, Floquent Hamiltonians - effective gap and resonant decays
  • May 27, 12:10pm, Victor Py, UC Davis