Mathematical Physics Seminars

Organiser: Thomas Bothner

  • Natasha Blitvic
    Combinatorial moment sequences
    Friday 8th December 2023, 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm
    Fry Building, 2.04

  • Mehran Kardar
    Competition at the front of expanding populations
    Monday 11th December 2023, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Fry Building, LG.20

  • Ahmad Barhoumi
    Friday 15th December 2023, 1:45 pm – 3:30 pm
    Fry Building, 2.04

Past Seminars:

  • Eva-Maria Graefe
    Semiclassical phase-space features of quantum systems with non-Hermitian Hamiltonians
    Friday 1st December 2023

  • Tomohiro Sasamoto
    Macroscopic fluctuation theory for the symmetric simple exclusion process and a classical integrable system
    Friday 24th November 2023

  • Giuseppe Orsatti
    Integrable Operators, dbar problems, KP and NLS hierarchy
    Wednesday 22nd November 2023

  • Patrick Gerard
    Explicit formulae for a class of integrable PDEs and applications
    Friday 17th November 2023

  • Leonid Pastur
    Dynamics of Qubits in Random Matrix Environment
    Friday 10th November 2023

  • Andy Hone
    Continued fractions, hyperelliptic curves and higher genus Chebyshev polynomials
    Friday 3rd November 2023

  • Karol Kozlowski
    Universality in structures related to the XXZ spin-1/2 chain at low-temperature
    Tuesday 31st October 2023

  • Guillaume Barraquand
    Stationary measures in the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang universality class
    Friday 27th October 2023

  • Juan-Diego Urbina
    Low-dimensional quantum gravity is chaotic: what (maybe) do quantum chaos and periodic orbit theory have to say
    Friday 20th October 2023

  • Leslie Molag
    Extensions of interacting particle systems to higher dimensions
    Friday 13th October 2023

  • Nedialko Bradinoff
    Benford’s law and the Circular $\beta$-Ensembles
    Friday 6th October 2023

  • Jon Keating
    Moments of Characteristic Polynomials of Random Unitary Matrices
    Friday 29th September 2023

  • Leon Takhtajan
    Supersymmetry and trace formulas. Selberg trace formula
    Wednesday 12th July 2023

  • Lu Wei
    Random matrices, orthogonal polynomials, and quantum entanglement
    Monday 3rd July 2023

  • Henry Taylor
    A matrix model of a non-Hermitian beta ensemble
    Friday 9th June 2023

  • Huw Day
    Stochastic Models for DNA Replication
    Friday 5th May 2023

  • Nikolas Breuckmann
    Quantum Error Correction
    Friday 28th April 2023

  • Caroline Lasser
    Mesh-free gaussians for the time-dependent Schroedinger equation
    Friday 21st April 2023

  • Curt von Keyserlingk
    What resources are required to simulate quantum transport on classical computers?
    Friday 24th March 2023

  • Alexandre Krajenbrink
    A journey from classical integrability to the large deviations of the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang equation
    Friday 17th March 2023

  • Tim Rogers
    Lane Nucleation in Active Flows
    Friday 10th March 2023

  • Jinho Baik
    Fluctuations of the spherical Sherrington-Kirkpatrick model
    Friday 3rd March 2023

  • Alfredo Deano
    Asymptotics and applications of orthogonal Polynomials
    Friday 24th February 2023

  • Yacin Ameur
    Two-dimensional Coulomb gas: fluctuations through a spectral gap
    Friday 17th February 2023

  • Harriet Walsh
    Random partitions and random matrices, asymptotic and exact connections
    Friday 10th February 2023

  • Adam Sawicki
    A random matrix model for random approximate t-designs
    Friday 3rd February 2023

  • Alex Little
    Integrable structure in the elliptic Ginibre ensemble
    Friday 27th January 2023

  • Jens Hoppe
    Friday 13th January 2023

  • Ken McLaughlin
    Analysis of solitonic interactions, and an initial connection to random matrix theory
    Friday 16th December 2022

  • Alexander Its
    Operator Valued Riemann-Hilbert Problems. Then and Now.
    Friday 9th December 2022

  • Alexander Tovbis
    On spectral theory of soliton gases for integrable equations
    Friday 2nd December 2022

  • Ken McLaughlin (Royal Society Wolfson Professor)
    Ancient and modern approaches to the asymptotic analysis of integrals of the form $e^{-n\phi(s)} ds$, using the example of Stirling’s formula
    Friday 2nd December 2022

  • Harini Desiraju
    Gaussian multiplicative chaos measures, Painlevé equations, and conformal blocks
    Friday 25th November 2022

  • Peter Miller – Leverhulme Lecture 3
    Invariant Ensembles and Orthogonal Polynomials III
    Friday 25th November 2022

  • Bing-Ying Lu
    Soliton resolution and asymptotic stability for the sine-Gordon equation
    Wednesday 23rd November 2022

  • Aaron Conlon
    Compatibility of Braiding and Fusion on Wire Networks
    Friday 18th November 2022

  • Peter Miller – Leverhulme Lecture 2
    Invariant Ensembles and Orthogonal Polynomials II
    Friday 18th November 2022

  • Peter Miller – Leverhulme Seminar
    Dispersive Shock Waves in the Benjamin-Ono Equation
    Friday 11th November 2022

  • Emma Bailey
    Large deviations of random matrix and number theoretic central limit theorems
    Friday 4th November 2022

  • Peter Miller – Leverhulme Lecture 1
    Invariant Ensembles and Orthogonal Polynomials I
    Friday 4th November 2022

  • Ana Loureiro
    A promenade on r-fold symmetric multiple orthogonal polynomials
    Friday 28th October 2022

  • Joakim Cronvall
    Two-dimensional Coulomb gases: Off-diagonal boundary universality
    Friday 21st October 2022

  • Eduardo Chavez Heredia
    Degenerate orthogonal polynomials and the Stieltjes-Fekete equilibrium problem
    Friday 14th October 2022

  • Thomas Kriecherbauer
    Korteweg-de Vries, Painlevé, and Riemann-Hilbert
    Friday 7th October 2022

  • Guilherme Silva
    Multiplicative statistics for random matrices and the integro-differential Painlevé II
    Friday 30th September 2022

  • Alexander Its (Royal Society Wolfson Professor)
    Special functions, Riemann-Hilbert problems, and random matrices
    Friday 30th September 2022

  • Eugene Bogomolny
    Statistical properties of quantum barrier billiards
    Tuesday 12th July 2022

  • Jon Harrison
    Periodic orbit evaluation of a spectral statistic of quantum graphs without the semiclassical limit
    Friday 17th June 2022

  • Haakan Hedenmalm
    Soft Riemann-Hilbert problems and planar orthogonal polynomials
    Friday 13th May 2022

  • Sofia Tarricone
    Janossy densities of the thinned Airy point process: the Schröedinger and KdV equations
    Friday 6th May 2022

  • Seminar cancelled
    Friday 29th April 2022

  • Nick Jones
    Integrable spin chains and the Clifford group
    Friday 22nd April 2022

  • Tatyana Shcherbyna
    Supersymmetric approach to the deformed Ginibre ensemble
    Friday 25th March 2022

  • Yan Fyodorov
    Studying Landscape Topology Trivialization in High-Dimensional Random Systems
    Friday 18th March 2022

  • Oleg Zaboronski
    Probabilistic methods for the asymptotic analysis of Fredholm Determinants and Pfaffians
    Friday 11th March 2022

  • Peter Miller
    Universal Wave Patterns
    Friday 4th March 2022

  • Sunil Chhita
    GOE Fluctuations for the maximum of the top path in ASMs
    Friday 25th February 2022

  • Matteo Parisi
    Amplituhedra, Scattering Amplitudes and Triangulations
    Friday 18th February 2022

  • Boris Khoruzhenko
    Eigenvalues of truncated unitary symplectic matrices
    Friday 11th February 2022

  • Costanza Benassi
    Random matrix models, integrable lattices and thermodynamic limit
    Friday 4th February 2022

  • Uzy Smilansky
    Can one hear a real symmetric matrix?
    Friday 10th December 2021

  • Nicholas Simm
    Fluctuations and correlations for real eigenvalues of random matrix products
    Friday 3rd December 2021

  • Gregory Schehr
    Random matrices meet trapped fermions
    Friday 26th November 2021

  • Hugo Duminil-Copin
    Emerging symmetries in 2D percolation
    Friday 19th November 2021

  • Andrei Martinez-Finkelshtein
    Multi-applications of multi-orthogonality
    Friday 12th November 2021

  • Vadim Gorin
    Cointegration, S&P, and random matrices
    Friday 5th November 2021

  • Mark Mezei
    On the Volume of the Black Hole Interior
    Friday 29th October 2021

  • Sabine Jansen
    Towards phase transitions for interacting particles in R^d
    Friday 15th October 2021

  • Gregory Berkolaiko
    Towards Morse theory of dispersion relations
    Friday 8th October 2021

  • Kristina Schubert
    Spacings in Random Matrix Theory and Repulsive Particle Systems
    Friday 1st October 2021

  • Thomas Bothner
    Momenta spacing distributions in anharmonic oscillators
    Friday 7th May 2021

  • Theo Assiotis
    Moments of moments of random matrices: A combinatorial approach
    Friday 30th April 2021

  • Oleg Lisovyi
    From Painlevé III to Mathieu equation and back again
    Friday 23rd April 2021

  • Apala Majumdar
    A survey of solution landscapes for confined nematic systems
    Friday 26th March 2021

  • Alex Little
    Products of random matrices and their real eigenvalues
    Friday 19th March 2021

  • Anke Pohl
    Resonances of Schottky surfaces
    Friday 5th March 2021

  • Jeremiah Buckley
    An asymptotic formula for the variance of the number of zeroes of a stationary Gaussian process
    Friday 26th February 2021

  • Joost Slingerland
    Particles between 1D and 2D: Anyons, fusion rings and graphs
    Friday 19th February 2021

  • Berislav Buca
    Non-stationary quantum many-body dynamics: chaos, conservation laws and dynamical symmetries
    Friday 12th February 2021

  • Amol Aggarwal
    Spectral Statistics of Lévy Matrices
    Friday 5th February 2021

  • Dan Speed
    Beyond Gaussian Channels: A model case
    Friday 29th January 2021

  • Beatrice Pelloni
    The phenomenon of dispersive revivals
    Friday 11th December 2020

  • Nalini Anantharaman
    The bottom of the spectrum of a random hyperbolic surface
    Friday 4th December 2020

  • Mirjam Weilenmann
    Quantum preparation games
    Friday 27th November 2020

  • Douglas Lundholm
    Exchange and exclusion in the non-abelian anyon gas
    Friday 20th November 2020

  • Gernot Akemann
    Planar orthogonal polynomials and random matrices: Examples for local and global universality
    Friday 13th November 2020

  • Gregor Tanner
    Sound radiation from vibrating plates – a classical phase space approach
    Friday 6th November 2020

  • Dan Betea
    Three results in directed last passage percolation
    Friday 30th October 2020

  • Tomaž Prosen
    Exactly solved models of many-body quantum chaos
    Friday 23rd October 2020

  • Emilia Alvarez
    Moments of the logarithmic derivative of characteristic polynomials from SO(N) and USp(2N)
    Friday 16th October 2020

  • Nick P Baskerville
    Using random matrix theory to study the loss surfaces of neural networks with general activation functions
    Friday 9th October 2020

  • Tomasz Maciazek
    Deriving ansatz wave functions for ground states of multi electron systems from extremal single particle information
    Friday 2nd October 2020

  • Seminar cancelled
    Friday 19th June 2020

  • Joseph Malkoun
    From the Berry-Robbins problem to the Atiyah-Sutcliffe conjectures and a Lie-theoretic generalization
    Friday 12th June 2020

  • Alisa Knizel
    Invariant measure for the open KPZ equation
    Friday 29th May 2020

  • Eva-Maria Graefe
    A non-Hermitian PT-symmetric kicked top
    Friday 15th May 2020

  • Thomas Machon
    Topological Vorticity Compression in Ideal Fluids
    Friday 1st May 2020

  • Simon Ross
    Complexity and spacetime
    Friday 24th April 2020

  • Costanza Benassi
    Thermodynamic Limit and Dispersive Regularisation in Matrix Models
    Friday 27th March 2020

  • Seminar Cancelled
    Friday 20th March 2020

  • Seminar Cancelled

    Friday 13th March 2020

  • Yang Chen
    Smallest Eigenvalue of Large Hankel Matrices at Critical Point: How small is small?
    Friday 21st February 2020

  • Rémy Dubertrand
    Many-body semiclassics for Bose-Hubbard: spectral statistics and random wave approach
    Friday 14th February 2020

  • Arijeet Pal
    Scale Invariant Entanglement Negativity at the Many-Body Localization Transition
    Friday 7th February 2020

  • Adam Sawicki
    Connecting unitary t-designs and epsilon-nets
    Friday 31st January 2020

  • Felix Flicker
    Classical Dimers on Penrose Tilings
    Friday 10th January 2020

  • Michael Berry
    Geometry of 3D monochromatic light
    Friday 20th December 2019

  • Henrik Ueberschär
    On the random wave conjecture for Seba's billiard
    Friday 13th December 2019

  • Marta Mazzocco
    Stokes phenomenon as confluence of regular behaviour
    Friday 6th December 2019

  • Michael Farber
    Motion planning in configuration spaces
    Friday 29th November 2019

  • Alexey Bufetov
    Color-position symmetry in interacting particle systems
    Friday 22nd November 2019

  • Martin Richter
    A microwave realization of the chiral orthogonal, unitary, and symplectic ensembles
    Friday 15th November 2019

  • Seminar cancelled
    Friday 8th November 2019

  • Alfredo Deaño
    Painlevé equations and non-Hermitian random matrix ensembles
    Friday 1st November 2019

  • Jens Bolte
    Interacting many-particle quantum graphs
    Friday 25th October 2019

  • Lorenzo Federico
    Critical Scaling Limit of the Random Intersection Graph
    Friday 18th October 2019

  • Mike Blake
    Hydrodynamics and Chaos in Quantum Matter
    Friday 11th October 2019

  • Chiara Cammarota
    Rough-glassy landscapes from inference to machine learning
    Friday 4th October 2019

  • Ines Aniceto
    From asymptotics to exact results: Painlevé I and Large-N phase transitions
    Friday 20th September 2019

  • Mathematical Physics Student Talks
    Student Talks
    Friday 7th June 2019

  • Timo Seppäläinen (probability seminar)
    Geometry of the corner growth model
    Friday 31st May 2019

  • Jon Harrison
    Spectral properties of quantum graphs with symmetry
    Friday 31st May 2019

  • Alex Watson
    Wave-packet dynamics in locally periodic media
    Friday 17th May 2019

  • Joseph Indekeu
    Solving nonlinear differential equations by analytic iteration.
    Friday 10th May 2019

  • Charlie Johnson
    Generalised Time-Reversal Symmetries on Quantum Graphs
    Friday 5th April 2019

  • Varsha Banerjee
    Coarsening in Disordered Dipolar Magnets
    Friday 29th March 2019

  • Tomasz Maciążek
    Non-abelian anyons on graphs
    Friday 22nd March 2019

  • Tim Rogers
    Spectra of Sparse Non-Hermitian Random Matrices
    Friday 15th March 2019

  • Sven Gnutzmann
    Nonlinear Quantum Graphs: Canonical Perturbation Approach to Stationary Waves
    Wednesday 13th March 2019

  • Marcus Appleby
    From Quantum Probabilities to Hilbert’s Twelfth Problem
    Friday 1st March 2019

  • Thomas Bothner
    The Ising model from 1920 to 2019
    Friday 22nd February 2019

  • Emma Bailey
    Moments of moments
    Friday 15th February 2019

  • Alexander Ossipov
    Scattering approach to Anderson localisation
    Friday 8th February 2019

  • Fabio Cunden
    Some new perspectives on moments of random matrices
    Friday 1st February 2019

  • Zeev Rudnick
    Primes and Lattice Points.
    Friday 25th January 2019

  • Márton Balázs (joint with probability)
    Jacobi triple product via the exclusion process
    Friday 14th December 2018

  • Anna Maltsev
    Covariance formulas for fluctuations of linear spectral statistics for Wigner matrices with few moments
    Friday 7th December 2018

  • David Brydges (joint with probability)
    Lace Expansions
    Friday 30th November 2018

  • Alexei A. Mailybaev
    Spontaneously stochastic solutions from singularities in differential equations
    Monday 26th November 2018

  • Asma Hassannezhad
    Geometric lower bounds for Steklov eigenvalues
    Friday 23rd November 2018

  • Uzy Smilansky
    Spectral statistics in the ensemble of quantum graphs with permuted edge-lengths and its RMT analogue
    Friday 16th November 2018

  • Jürg Fröhlich
    Gauge Theory of States of Matter
    Friday 2nd November 2018

  • Konstantinos Meichanetzidis
    Evaluating the Jones polynomial with tensor networks
    Friday 26th October 2018

  • Ingmar Saberi
    Nilpotence varieties
    Friday 19th October 2018

  • Julia Yeomans
    Topological Defects in Active Matter
    Friday 12th October 2018

  • Joseph Najnudel (joint with probability)
    On unitarily invariant ensembles of infinite Hermitian matrices
    Friday 5th October 2018

  • Francesco Mezzadri
    Moments of Random Matrices and Hypergeometric Orthogonal Polynomials
    Friday 28th September 2018

  • Matthias Täufer
    Wegner estimate for the random breather model
    Friday 22nd June 2018

  • Thomas Dittrich
    Systems in confined spaces: challenge for semiclassical propagation in phase space
    Tuesday 19th June 2018

  • Gregor Tanner
    Elastodynamics on Graphs
    Friday 1st June 2018

  • Student talks day
    Friday 25th May 2018

  • Nalini Anantharaman
    Quantum ergodicity on graphs : from spectral to spatial delocalization
    Wednesday 23rd May 2018

  • Nick Jones
    Asymptotic correlations in gapped and critical topological quantum chains
    Friday 18th May 2018

  • Eva-Maria Graefe
    PT-symmetric random matrix ensembles using split-quaternonic numbers
    Friday 11th May 2018

  • Jon Keating
    Moments and divisor correlations
    Friday 4th May 2018

  • Zlatko Papic
    Quantum many-body scars (Note unusual place/time)
    Wednesday 25th April 2018

  • Jonathan Robbins
    Asymptotics of Landau-de Gennes theory
    Friday 20th April 2018

  • Sasha Sodin (PAD conference)
    Non-Hermitian random Schroedinger operators
    Friday 6th April 2018

  • Eugene Bogomolny
    Graduate student seminar: Functions, hypergeometric, elliptic and Painlevé
    Friday 6th April 2018

  • Eugene Bogomolny
    Eigenfunction multifractality in simple systems (rescheduled)
    Monday 19th March 2018

  • Theodoros Assiotis
    Determinantal structures in (2+1)-dimensional growth and decay models.
    Friday 16th March 2018

  • Mostafa Sabri
    Recent results of quantum ergodicity on graphs
    Friday 9th March 2018

  • Maram Akila
    Getting a Foot into Many-Body Quantum Chaos
    Friday 23rd February 2018

  • Mikaela Iacobelli
    Recent results on quasineutral limit for Vlasov-Poisson via Wasserstein stability estimates
    Friday 16th February 2018

  • Dmitry Savin
    Fluctuations in scattering on a simple mode with a complex environment
    Friday 9th February 2018

  • Francesco Mezzadri
    Free Fermions and the Classical Compact Groups
    Friday 2nd February 2018

  • Patrick Gérard
    A review of the cubic Szegö equation
    Friday 26th January 2018

  • Guillaume Remy
    The Fyodorov-Bouchaud formula and Liouville conformal field theory
    Friday 19th January 2018

  • Roland Bauerschmidt (extra listing)
    Eigenvectors and spectral measure of random regular graphs of fixed degree
    Friday 1st December 2017

  • Ruben Verresen
    Topology and Quantum Criticality: their interplay in one dimension
    Friday 24th November 2017

  • Mylène Maïda
    Concentration for Coulomb gases and Coulomb transport inequalities
    Friday 17th November 2017

  • Aurore Loisy
    Negative apparent viscosities, non-monotonic flow curves and multiple mechanical equilibria in the rheology of active suspensions
    Friday 10th November 2017

  • Robert MacKay
    Towards a spectral proof of Riemann’s hypothesis
    Friday 27th October 2017

  • Keith Ball
    Rational approximations to zeta
    Friday 20th October 2017

  • Benjamin Bode
    Constructing knotted fields - Joint seminar with Theoretical Physics
    Friday 13th October 2017

  • Felix Flicker
    Time Quasicrystals in Dissipative Dynamical Systems
    Friday 29th September 2017

  • Semyon Dyatlov
    Fractal uncertainty principle
    Friday 23rd June 2017

  • Robert Seiringer
    Stability of quantum many-body systems with point interactions
    Friday 19th May 2017