Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem First Annual Meeting

Cracking the Glass

 
Thursday, March 9th
Friday, March 10th 2017

Simons Foundation
Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium
New York, New York

Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem homepage

Agenda

Thursday, March 9
8:00 AM CHECK-IN & BREAKFAST
9:00 AM S. Nagel: State of the Collaboration
9:30 AM G. Tarjus: In Search of Length Scales Characterizing Glass Formation
11:00 AM BREAK
11:30 AM L. Berthier: Models and Algorithms for the Next Generation of Glass Transitions Studies
12:15 PM L. Manning: Jamming and Glassy Dynamics in Biological Tissues
1:00 PM POSTER SESSION & LUNCH
2:45 PM J. Sethna: Glassy Systems in the Upper and Lower Critical Dimension: Nonlinear Renormalization Group Flows, Bifurcation Theory, Scaling and Universality
3:30 PM S. Yaida: Robustness of Critical Replica Symmetry Breaking
4:15 PM BREAK
4:45 PM E. De Giuli: Flow Near Jamming
5:30 PM G. Ben Arous: The Complexity of Random Functions of Many Variables – From Statistical Physics to Machine learning
6:15 PM DAY ONE CONCLUDES
Friday, March 10
8:00 AM BREAKFAST
9:00 AM A. Montanari: Of Landscapes, Algorithms and Learning
9:45 AM P. Charbonneau: The Gardner Transition: A New Lens for Looking at Glasses
10:30 AM BREAK
11:00 AM E. Agoritsas: Beyond Universal Scalings in Disordered Systems: Case Study of the 1D Interface in Short-range Correlated Disorder
11:45 AM Y. Bar Lev: Thermalization, Dynamics and Many-body Localization
12:30 PM LUNCH
1:45 PM PIs: Current & Future Plans/Projects
3:30 PM BREAK
3:45 PM PIs: Current & Future Plans/Projects
4:15 PM Brainstorming & Open Discussion
5:00 PM MEETING CONCLUDES

Speakers

Elisabeth Agoritsas ENS Paris
Yevgeny Bar Lev Columbia University
Gerard Ben Arous NYU
Ludovic Berthier Montpellier University
Patrick Charbonneau Duke University
Eric De Giuli EPFL
Lisa Manning Syracuse University
Andrea Montanari Stanford
Sidney Nagel University of Chicago
Jim Sethna Cornell University
Gilles Tarjus UPMC
Sho Yaida Duke University