31st Annual Western States
Mathematical Physics Meeting

February 18 – 19, 2013
151 Sloan

PROGRAM
(updated February 15, 2013)


 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18

  • 9:00 – 9:05
    Welcome

  • 9:05 – 9:30
    Brendan Farrell
    (Caltech)
    Classical random matrix theory and the angle between random subspaces     Abstract

  • 9:35 – 10:00
    Jogia Bandyopadhyay
    (UC Davis)
    Return to equilibrium in homogeneous bosonic Boltzmann-Nordheim equation with condensate      Abstract    

  • 10:05 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Milivoje Lukic
    (Rice University)
    Bounded variation conditions and absolutely continuous spectrum     Abstract  

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Rupert Frank
    (Caltech)
    Simplicity of eigenvalues of fractional Schrödinger operators     Abstract

  • 12:00 – 1:30
    Lunch

  • 1:30 – 2:20
    Nicolai Reshetikhin
    (UC Berkeley)
    Solutions to reflection qKZ equations and Bethe vectors     Abstract

  • 2:30 – 2:55
    William Faris
    (University of Arizona)
    Finite geometries and the fundamental theorem of calculus     Abstract    

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee

  • 3:30 – 4:20
    Charles Newman
    (UC Irvine)
    The Euclidean field theory scaling limit of the 2D Ising model     Abstract 

  • 4:30 – 4:55
    Maxim Zinchenko
    (University of New Mexico)
    Stability of the inverse resonance problem for CMV operators    Abstract

  • 5:00 – 5:25
    Seung Yeop Lee
    (Caltech)
    Orthogonal polynomials in the normal matrix model    
    Abstract   

     

     

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19

  • 9:00 – 9:25
    Eman Hamza
    (UC Davis)
    Spectral transition for random quantum walks on trees       Abstract

  • 9:30 – 9:55
    Christian Sadel
    (University of British Columbia)
    Complex one-frequency cocycles      Abstract

  • 10:00 – 10:30
    Coffee

  • 10:30 – 10:55
    Rostyslav Kozhan
    (UCLA)
    Direct and inverse resonance problem for perturbations of periodic Jacobi matrices      Abstract

  • 11:00 – 11:50
    Anton Gorodetski
    (UC Irvine)
    Spectral properties of square Fibonacci Hamiltonian      Abstract

  • 12:00 – 1:00
    Lunch

  • 1:00 – 1:50
    David Damanik
    (Rice University)
    Zero-measure spectrum vs. singular IDS      Abstract

  • 2:00 – 2:50
    Joel Tropp
    (Caltech)    
    User-friendly tools for analyzing random matrices      Abstract

  • 3:00 – 3:30
    Coffee
      

  • 3:30 – 4:20
    Xiaodong Cao
    (Cornell University)
    Ricci flow and its singularities      Abstract

  • 4:30 – 4:55
    Semra Demirel (Caltech)
    Spectral inequalities for quantum graphs      Abstract

 


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

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