- Organized by
Giulio Biroli, Ph.D.CEA Saclay
David R. Reichman, Ph.D.Columbia University
Marco Baity-Jesi, Ph.D.CEA Saclay
The second annual meeting of the Simons Collaboration on the Cracking Glass Problem will bring together collaboration members and guest speakers to review and discuss the collaboration’s research and progress over the last year.
Thursday, March 8
8:30 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST 9:15 AM ROOM FOR DISCUSSIONS 11:00 AM POSTER SESSION 12:00 PM LUNCH & POSTER SESSION 1:45 PM Sidney R. Nagel, University of Chicago | Welcome 2:00 PM David R. Reichman, Columbia University | Dynamics of Glasses: Real-Space, Landscape and Field-Theoretic Perspectives 3:00 PM BREAK & POSTER SESSION 4:00 PM Eric Vanden Eijnden, New York University | Accelerated Sampling Methods and Path Finding Algorithms Based on Transition Path Theory 5:00 PM DAY ONE CONCLUDES
Friday, March 9
7:45 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST 8:30 AM Ludovic Berthier, Université Montpellier | The Gardner Transition in Glasses 9:30 AM Patrick Charbonneau, Duke University | Bypassing sluggishness: recent algorithmic advances by the Simons collaboration on Cracking the glass problem 10:30 AM BREAK 11:00 AM Karen E. Daniels, North Carolina State | Counting Network Configurations in Frictional Granular Materials 12:00 PM LUNCH 1:00 PM Matthieu Wyart, EPFL | How glassy materials yield and flow 2:00 PM Daan Frenkel, Cambridge University | Non-Ergodicity, Fake-Ergodicity and the Colour of Energy Landscapes 3:00 PM BREAK 3:30 PM Rémi Monasson, ENS Paris | Reverse-engineering of proteins with restricted Boltzmann machines 4:30 PM SIMONS FOUNDATION MEETING CONCLUDES
Saturday, March 10 (Junior Meeting @ Columbia University)
8:30 AM Introduction to the "Cracking the Glass Problem" research groups 9:00 AM Misaki Ozawa, Université Montpellier | A Unified Picture of Yielding in Amorphous Solids 10:00 AM BREAK 10:30 AM Elijah Flenner, University of Colorado | Using Simulations to Understand Vapor Deposited Glasses 11:30 AM Félix Roy, CEA Saclay | Do Not Quench Ecosystems 12:30 PM LUNCH 1:30 PM Jacopo Rocchi, Paris XI | Dynamics Potentials and Fluctuations in Spin Glasses 2:30 PM Harukuni Ikeda, ENS Paris | Thermodynamic Theory of the Swap Monte Carlo Algorithm 3:30 PM Georgios Tsekenis, University of Oregon | Gardner Phenomenology in Minimally Polydisperse Crystalline Systems 4:30 PM Closing Remarks 5:00 PM MEETINGS CONCLUDES
Elisabeth Agoritsas École Normale Supérieure Ada Altieri University of Rome Francesco Arceri University of Oregon Marco Baity-Jesi Columbia University Fernarda Benetti Sapienza Università di Roma Ludovic Berthier University of Montpellier Giulio Biroli IPhT CEA Saclay Kyle Bishop Columbia University Horst-Holger Boltz University of Chicago Carolina Brito Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Jasna Brujic New York University Angelo Cacciuto Columbia University Chiara Cammarota King’s College London Patrick Charbonneau Duke University Eric Corwin University of Oregon Ivan Corwin Columbia University Jack Dale University of Oregon Karen Daniels North Carolina State University Cam Dennis University of Oregon Elijah Flenner Colorado State University Giampaolo Folena Sapienza Università di Roma Silvio Franz LPTMS Universite Paris-Sud Daan Frenkel Trinity College Tomer Goldfriend Ecole Normale Superieure Paris Sarang Gopalakrishnan City University of New York Giacomo Gradenigo CNR-Nanotec Shura Grosberg New York University Daniel Hexner New York University Sungmin Hwang Technische Universität München Harukuni Ikeda École Normale Supérieure Dmytro Khomenko Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris Joyjit Kundu Duke University Jorge Kurchan CNRS Francois Landes ENS, Upenn, CEA, Columbia Edan Lerner University of Amsterdam Thibault Lesieur Institut de Physique Théorique Cathy Li University of Pennsylvania Chloe Lindeman University of Chicago M. Lisa Manning Syracuse University Popovic Marko EPFL Kuni Miyazaki Nagoya University Remi Monasson École Normale Supérieure Peter Morse Syracuse University Sidney Nagel University of Chicago Vadim Oganeysan City University of New York Misaki Ozawa Université de Montpellier David Reichman Columbia University Sean Ridout University of Pennsylvania Jacopo Rocchi Sapienza Università di Roma Valentina Ros IPhT, CEA Saclay Felix Roy IPhT, CEA Saclay Levent Sagun New York University Srikanth Sastry Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research Camille Scalliet University of Montpellier Beatriz Seoane École Normale Supérieure Antonio Sclocchi Université Paris Sud Stefano Spigler Université Paris Sud Ethan Michael Stanifer Syracuse University Grzegorz Szamel Colorado State University Gilles Tarjus CNRS/UPMC Georgios Tsekenis University of Oregon Eric vanden Eijnden New York University Matthieu Wyart EPFL Sho Yaida Duke University Hajime Yoshino Osaka University Francesco Zamponi École Normale Supérieure Ge Zhang University of Pennsylvania
Air and Train
- Group A
The foundation will arrange and pay for all air and train travel to the conference for those in Group A. Please provide your travel specifications by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
- Group B
The foundation will arrange and pay for hotel accommodations for individuals in Group B. Please provide your arrival and departure dates by clicking the registration link above. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
- Group C
Individuals in Group C are considered local and will not receive travel or hotel support. Please register at the link above so that we can capture your dietary requirements. If you are unsure of your group, please refer to your invitation sent via email.
- For participants driving to Manhattan, The Roger Hotel offers valet parking. Please note there are no in-and-out privileges when using the hotel’s garage, therefore it is encouraged that participants walk or take public transportation to the Simons Foundation.
- Group A
Participants in Group A and Group B who require accommodations are hosted by the foundation for a maximum of three nights at The Roger hotel. Any additional nights are at the attendee’s own expense.
The Roger New York
131 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
(between 30th and 31st Streets)
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