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Monday, October 1
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
South Mudd 365
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Development of LArTPC for Neutrino Physics
  • Xin Qian, Brookhaven National Laboratory,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 387
On the equivariant cohomology of Calogero-Moser spaces
  • Peng Shan, Yau Mathematics Sciences Center, Tsinghua University,
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Tuesday, October 2
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 314
Algebraic Complexity Theory: Lower bounds and Derandomization (1st of 2 parts)
  • Ben Lee Volk, CMI Postdoctoral Scholar, CMS, Caltech,
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Wednesday, October 3
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 289
Leopard spots and reduction of Kra's theta conjecture
  • Nate Sagman, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
The Terrestrial Planets of Other Stars
  • David Charbonneau, Harvard,
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Thursday, October 4
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Linde Hall 289
Organizational Meeting
  • Maksym Radziwill/ Nets Katz, Mathematics Department, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 201
What to do with a Near Term Quantum Computer
  • Edward Farhi, Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Google/MIT,
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Friday, October 5
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill 370
Fast radio burst source properties from polarization measurements
  • Wenbin Lu, Postdoctoral Scholar, TAPIR, Caltech,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 187
Embedding Seifert fibered spaces in the 4-sphere
  • Ahmad Issa, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas, Austin,
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4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
TBA
  • Sarah Peluse, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University,
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5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
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  • Philip Isett, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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Monday, October 8
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Search for the electric dipole moment of the electron with molecular ions
  • William Cairncross, University of Colorado,
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Tuesday, October 9
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 314
Algebraic Complexity Theory: Lower bounds and Derandomization (2nd of 2 parts)
  • Ben Lee Volk, CMI Postdoctoral Scholar, CMS, Caltech,
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Wednesday, October 10
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 289
4.Chapter 4.5-5 of Otal
  • Lei Chen, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
From Exotic to Familiar: Observing Exoplanet Atmospheres in the Coming Decade
  • Caroline Morley, UT Austin,
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5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Guggenheim 133 (Lees-Kubota Lecture Hall)
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Thursday, October 11
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Linde Hall 289
The Stein-Tomas theorem and the Knapp example
  • Lei Chen, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linde Hall 255
Marked groups with isomorphic Cayley graphs but different Borel combinatorics
  • Felix Weilacher, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 201
Spotting the elusive Majorana under the microscope
  • Ali Yazdani, Class of 1909 Professor of Physics and Director, Princeton Center for Complex Materials, Princeton University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Spalding Laboratory 106 (Hartley Memorial Seminar Room)
Optical Thermodynamics of Nonlinear Highly Multimode Systems
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 387
p-converse to a theorem of Gross-Zagier, Kolyvagin and Rubin
  • Ashay Burungale, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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Friday, October 12
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
AdS(2) Gravity and String Theory
  • Finn Larsen, University of Michigan,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Annenberg 105
Channeling Quantum Interactions: experiments in waveguide QED with superconducting quantum circuits
  • Oskar Painter, John G Braun Professor of Applied Physics and Physics; Fletcher Jones Foundation Co-Director of the Kavli Nanoscience Institute,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Linde Hall 255
What is ... Chern-Simons theory?
  • Sunghyuk Park, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics
QPOs, global modes and magnetized discs
  • Janosz Dewberry, Graduate Student, Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics, Cambridge University,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 187
Heegaard Floer homology and higher representations
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linde Hall 255
Stabilization by mixing: On linear damping for the 2D Euler equations
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8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Ceres, an Unexpectedly Active Dwarf Planet: Findings from the Dawn Mission
  • Bethany Ehlmann, Professor, Department of Planetary Sciences, Caltech,
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Monday, October 15
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Section problems
  • Lei Chen, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 387
Singular Schubert Varieties and Representation Theoretic Consequences
  • Peter McNamara, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne,
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Conway knot is not slice
  • Lisa Piccirillo, Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin,
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Tuesday, October 16
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Attosecond science and its applications to chemical dynamics
  • Daniel Neumark, Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkekely,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 310
Thinking inside the box: a combinatorial approach to Schubert calculus
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 314
Hard-core interactions on graphs
  • Alessandro Zocca, Postdoctoral Scholar, CMS, Caltech,
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Wednesday, October 17
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 289
Proof of Thurston fixed point theorem
  • Nathaniel Sagman, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
The Wolfe Disk: ALMA Discoveries of Distant, HI-selected Galaxies
  • J. Xavier Prochaska, UC Santa Cruz,
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Thursday, October 18
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Linde Hall 289
The role of curvature in restriction and wave packets
  • Mayank Pandey, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 201
When stars go nonlinear: large amplitude tides and stellar oscillations
  • Nevin Weinberg, Associate Professor of Physics, MIT,
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Friday, October 19
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
From Seiberg-Witten Theory to Adjoint QCD
  • Thomas Dumitrescu, UCLA,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Linde Hall 255
An introduction to Perfectoid spaces
  • Tamir Hemo, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Avoiding Ergodicity: Static and Dynamical Localization in Clean Interacting Systems
  • Yuval Baum, IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar, Refael Group,
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill 370
White Dwarfs and Their Neighbors: From Exoplanets to Explosions
  • Evan Bauer, Graduate Student, Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, UC Santa Barbara,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 187
Knot concordance in 3-manifolds with an application
  • Eylem Zeliha Yildiz, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University ,
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4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Linde Hall 310
Gaps between consecutive eigenvalues of the Laplacian on generic flat tori
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5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Linde Hall 310
A restriction estimate in $\mathbb{R}^3$
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Monday, October 22
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
West Bridge 57 (CMP Conference Room)
Nonlocal spin-exchange interactions in a near-concentric cavity
  • Emily Davis, Graduate Student, Schleier-Smith Group, Stanford University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 387
The Monsky-Washnitz​er site
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Subleading Power Resummation from Effective Field Theory
  • Ian Moult, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory,
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Tuesday, October 23
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 314
Complexity, Noise, and Emergent Properties of Learning Deep Representations
  • Alessandro Achille, UCLA,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 310
Hypersurfaces of low entropy
  • Lu Wang, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
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Wednesday, October 24
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill 370
Dwarf Galaxies in the Southern Sky: Dark Matter Annihilation and the Connection to the Large Magellanic Cloud
  • Andrew Pace, Postdoc and Mitchell Astronomy Fellow, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
Recent Observational Puzzles from Tidal Disruption Flares: Towards Viable Probes in the LSST Era
  • Brad Cenko, NASA,
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Thursday, October 25
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Linde Hall 289
The Cordoba-Fefferman argument as Bilinear restriction theory
  • Andrei Shubin, Department of Mathematics, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Bridge 201
Elements of a topological quantum computer
  • Felix von Oppen, Professor of Physics, Freie Universität Berlin,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 387
Generalization of Dasgupta's factorization formula of p-adic Rankin L-series
  • Aprameyo Pal, Mathematics Department, Universität Duisburg-Essen,
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Friday, October 26
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
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  • Aver Karasik, Weizmann Institute,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
East Bridge 114
Nanoengineered Materials and Interfaces for Quantum Technologies
  • Pankaj Jha, Postdoctoral Scholar, Atwater Group,
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Linde Hall 255
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill 370
How stellar feedback and cosmic rays shape galaxies and their halos
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3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Linde Hall 255
Holomorphic retracts of Teichmuller space
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3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Linde Hall 387
An overview of the Braverman-Kazhdan-Ngo's approach to L-functions
  • Jize Yu, Mathematics Department, Caltech,
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Monday, October 29
8:50 am - 12:30 pm
South Mudd 365
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
Significant Excess of Electron-Like Events in the MiniBooNE Short-Baseline Neutrino Experiment
  • En-Chuan Huang, LANL,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 387
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  • Shizang Li, Mathematics Department, Columbia University,
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Tuesday, October 30
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Annenberg 107
Protected entanglement in black holes
  • Isaac Kim, Stanford University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Noyes 147 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Ultrafast and Non Equilibrium Lattice Dynamics
  • David A. Reis, Deputy Director of the Stanford PULSE Institute and Professor of Applied Physics and Photon Science, Department of Applied Physics and Photon Science, Stanford University,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Annenberg 314
Combining and Comparing Experiments
  • Omer Tamuz, Assistant Professor of Economics and Mathematics, Caltech,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 310
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  • Simion Filip, Department of Mathematics , Harvard University ,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lauritsen 469
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  • Michael Trott, CERN,
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Noyes 153 (J. Holmes Sturdivant Lecture Hall)
Optical Nanomaterials: Chirality, Refractive Index, and Applications to Solar Energy Conversion
  • Vivian Ferry, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota,
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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Linde Hall 387
A talk without a title
  • Zavosh Amir Khosravi, Mathematics Department, Caltech,
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Wednesday, October 31
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cahill 370
Title to be announced
  • Andrew Pace, Postdoc and Mitchell Astronomy Fellow, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas A&M University,
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3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Linde Hall 289
Chapter 7-8
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4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cahill, Hameetman Auditorium
NASA's Next Astrophysics Flagship: The Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST)
  • Jason Rhodes, JPL,
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8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Beckman Auditorium
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