35th Annual Western States
Mathematical Physics Meeting

February 12 & 13, 2017
Room: 151 Sloan

PROGRAM


 

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12

    8:40 - 9:00
    Welcome coffee

  • 9:00 - 10:00
    Michael Ortiz
    (Caltech / Uni Bonn)
    Multiscale analysis of materials    

  • 10:00 10:30
    Marius Lemm
    (Caltech)
    Effective 2D description of thin liquid crystal elastomer sheets     Abstract  Slides

  • 10:35 11:05
    Katya Krupchyk
    (UC Irvine)
    Inverse boundary problems for magnetic Schrodinger operators in transversally anisotropic geometries     Abstract

  • 11:05 11:20
    Coffee break

  • 11:20 - 12:20
    Svetlana Jitomirskaya
    (UC Irvine)
    Sharp arithmetic spectral transitions and universal hierarchical structure of quasiperiodiceigenfunctions     Abstract

  • 12:20 - 12:50
    Milivoje Lukic
    (Rice University)
    Analytic quasiperiodic Schrodinger operators at small coupling     Abstract  Slides

  • 12:50 2:00
    Lunch break

  • 2:00 - 3:00
    David Meyer
    (UCSD)
    Constraints on multiparticle entanglement     Abstract

  • 3:00 - 3:30
    Houssam Abdul-Rahman
    (University of Arizona)
    Entanglement and transport in two disordered quantum many-body ``toy'' systems     Abstract  Slides

  • 3:35 - 4:05
    Jeremy Birrell
    (University of Arizona)
    Small Mass Limit of a Langevin Equation on a Manifold     Abstract  Slides

  • 4:05 - 4:20
    Coffee break

  • 4:20 - 4:50
    Xiaolong Han
    (Cal State Northridge)
    Small scale quantum ergodicity on negatively curved manifolds     Abstract  Slides

  • 4:55 - 5:25
    Tyler McMillen
    (Cal State Fullerton)
    Szego's Limit Theorems for some non-Toeplitz Matrices     Abstract  Slides

  • 5:30 - 6:00
    Benjamin Eichinger
    (Uni Linz)
    Chebyshev problems on a circular arc     Abstract

    6:30
    Conference dinner

    in East Bridge 108, directly across from the Math Department    

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13

    8:40 - 9:00
    Welcome coffee

  • 9:00 - 10:00
    Andras Vasy
    (Stanford University)
    The stability of Kerr-de Sitter black holes     Abstract

  • 10:00 10:30
    Lukas Schimmer
    (Caltech)
    Endpoint resolvent estimates for compact Riemannian manifolds     Abstract Slides

    10:30 10:50
    Coffee break

  • 10:50 - 11:20
    Konstantin Makarov
    (University of Missouri)
    Block-diagonalization of indefinite saddle point forms and the Stokes Operator     Abstract

  • 11:25 - 11:55
    Farzad Fatihzadeh
    (Caltech)
    The term a4 in the heat kernel expansion of noncommutative tori     Abstract  Slides

  • 12:00 1:00
    Lunch break

  • 1:00 - 2:00
    Tanya Christiansen
    (University of Missouri)
    Bounds on resonance-counting functions for obstacle scattering     Abstract

  • 2:00 - 2:30
    Gang Zhou
    (Caltech)
    A resonance problem in the setting of relaxation of ground states of nonlinear Schroedinger equations     Abstract

  • 2:35 - 3:05
    Ryan Denlinger
    (UT Austin)
    The propagation of chaos for a rarefied gas of hard spheres     Abstract  Slides

  • 3:05 - 3:25
    Coffee break

  • 3:25 - 3:55
    Fan Yang
    (UC Irvine)
    Generic continuous spectrum for multi-dimensional quasi periodic Schroedinger operators with rough potentials     Abstract  Slides

  • 4:00 - 4:30
    Jonathan Breuer
    (Hebrew University)
    Large Deviations for Random Matrices and a Conjecture of Lukic     Abstract  Slides

  • 4:35 - 5:05
    Yoram Last
    (Hebrew University)
    Conductance and Absolutely Continuous Spectrum of 1D Samples     Abstract


For information and registration, please contact
Rupert Frank rlfrank@caltech.edu.
or
Lukas Schimmer schimmer@caltech.edu.
or
Gang Zhou gzhou@caltech.edu.
Recommended registration fee is $10 (graduate students exempt).
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