32nd Annual Western States
Mathematical Physics Meeting

February 17 & 18, 2014
Room: 151 Sloan

PROGRAM


 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17

  • 9:00 10:00
    Bruno Nachtergaele
    (UC Davis)
    Gapped ground state phases of quantum lattice systems     Abstract

  • 10:00 11:00
    Bob Sims
    (University of Arizona)
    Many-Body Localization: Some Simple Models     Abstract

  • 11:00 11:30
    Coffee break

  • 11:30 12:00
    Zhenghe Zhang
    (Northwestern University)
    Positivity and continuity of Lyapunov exponents for smooth quasiperiodic Schrödinger cocycles     Abstract

  • 12:00 12:30
    Ilya Kachkovskiy
    (UC Irvine)
    Almost commuting operators     Abstract

  • 12:30 1:00
    Benjamin Dodson
    (UC Berkeley)
    The defocusing mass critical generalized KdV problem     Abstract

  • 1:00 2:00
    Lunch break

  • 2:00 3:00
    Benjamin Schlein
    (University of Bonn)
    Effective equations from quantum dynamics     Abstract

  • 3:00 4:00
    Gustavo Ponce
    (UC Santa Barbara)
    On unique continuation properties of solutions to some dispersive equations     Abstract

  • 4:00 4:30
    Coffee break

  • 4:30 5:00
    Dirk Deckert
    (UC Davis)
    Dynamics of Sound Waves in an Interacting Bose-Gas     Abstract

  • 5:00 5:30
    Anna Maltsev
    (University of Bristol)
    Fluctuations in the Wigner Ensemble     Abstract

  • 5:30 - 6:00
    Julien Sabin
    (Caltech and Cergy-Pontoise University)
    The Hartree equation for infinite quantum systems     Abstract

  • 7:00
    Conference dinner

    at Settebello Pizzeria, 625 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91101    

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

  • 9:00 - 10:00
    Thomas Vidick
    (Caltech / Newton Institute)
    Simulating quantum mechanics: the complexity of the local Hamiltonian problem     Abstract

  • 10:00 - 11:00
    Michael Hitrik
    (UCLA)
    Weyl laws for non-selfadjoint differential operators     Abstract

  • 11:00 - 11:30
    Coffee break

  • 11:30 - 12:00
    Svetlana Jitormirskaya
    (UC Irvine)
    TBA    

  • 12:00 - 12:30
    Tom Alberts
    (Caltech)
    Intermediate Disorder for Directed Random Polymers     Abstract

  • 12:30 - 1:00
    Spiros Michalakis
    (Caltech)
    Stability of open quantum systems     Abstract

  • 1:00 - 2:00
    Lunch break

  • 2:00 - 3:00
    Matilde Marcolli
    (Caltech)
    Quantum statistical mechanical systems and reconstruction problems     Abstract

  • 3:00 - 3:30
    Hamid Hezari
    (UC Irvine)
    Boundary traces of eigenfunctions     Abstract

  • 3:30 - 4:00
    Gang Zhou
    (Caltech)
    Universality in mean curvature flow neckpinches     Abstract

  • 4:00 - 4:30
    Coffee break

  • 4:30 - 5:00
    Sidney Tsang
    (UC Irvine)
    A Quantitative Unique Continuation Principle for Approximate Solutions of the Stationary Schrdinger Equation with Singular Potential     Abstract

  • 5:00 - 5:30
    Son Nguyen
    (University of Missouri)
    The bootstrap multiscale analysis and localization for multi-particle continuous Anderson Hamiltonians     Abstract

  • 5:30 6:00
    Wencai Liu
    (UC Irvine)
    Some Refined Results of Almost Mathieu Operator in Exponential Regime     Abstract

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For information and registration, please contact
Rupert Frank rlfrank@caltech.edu.
or
Christoph Marx cmarx@caltech.edu.
Recommended registration fee is $10 (graduate students exempt).
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