28th Annual Western States
Mathematical Physics Meeting

February 15 – 16, 2010
151 Sloan

PROGRAM
(updated February 11, 2010)


 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15

  • 9:00 – 9:05
    Welcome

  • 9:05 – 9:30
    Dean Baskin
    (Stanford University)
    The Klein-Gordon equation on asymptotically de Sitter spaces     Abstract

  • 9:35 – 10:00
    Milivoje Lukic
    (Caltech)
    Orthogonal polynomials with recursion coefficients of generalized bounded variation     Abstract

  • 10:05 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Dan Romik
    (UC Davis)
    Arctic circles, domino tilings and square Young tableaux     Abstract  

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Rowan Killip
    (UCLA)
    The energy super-critical nonlinear wave equation     Abstract

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:25
    Christian Sadel
    (UC Irvine)
    Random phase property for the Wegner L-orbital model     Abstract

  • 1:30 – 1:55
    Matthew Hastings
    (Microsoft Research)
    Quasi-adiabatic continuation: A tool for quantum many-body systems    Abstract

  • 2:00 – 2:50
    Svetlana Jitomirskaya
    (UC Irvine)
    Local distribution of quasiperiodic eigenvalues     Abstract

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee

  • 3:30 – 4:20
    Bálint Virág
    (University of Toronto)
    Random Schrödinger operators and random matrices     Abstract

  • 4:30 – 5:20
    Gregory Eskin
    (UCLA)
    Optical and acoustic black holes     Abstract    

     

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16

  • 9:00 – 9:25
    Anna Maltsev
    (Caltech)
    Universality limits of a reproducing kernel for a half-line Schrödinger operator and clock behavior of eigenvalues     Abstract

  • 9:30 – 9:55
    Seung Yeop Lee
    (Caltech)
    Random hermitian matrices with a small rank external source     Abstract

  • 10:00 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Chris Marx
    (UC Irvine)
    On the Lyapunov exponent of extended Harper's equation     Abstract

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Jeffrey Schenker
    (Michigan State University)
    Diffusion of waves in a random environment: Problems and results     Abstract

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:25
    Rostyslav Kozhan
    (Caltech)
    Meromorphic continuations of finite gap Herglotz functions     Abstract

  • 1:30 – 1:55
    Zheng Gan
    (Rice University)
    Cantor groups and limit-periodic Schrödinger operators     Abstract

  • 2:00 – 2:50
    Alexei Borodin
    (Caltech)     Abstract
    Growth of random surfaces  

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee
      

  • 3:30 – 3:55
    Ivan Corwin
    (Courant Institute)
    Probability distribution of the free energy of the continuum directed random polymer in 1+1 dimensions     Abstract

  • 4:00 – 4:25
    Alessandro Pizzo (UC Davis)
    Multi-scale methods in atomic physics     Abstract

  • 4:30 – 5:20
    Janek Wehr (University of Arizona)
    Not only Ito and Stratonovitch    Abstract

     


For information and registration, please contact Cherie Galvez at
(626) 395-3744 or cgalvez@caltech.edu.
Registration fee is $10 (graduate students exempt).

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