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Workshop on Random Polymer Models and Related Problems
( 21 - 25 May 2012 )

Venue: IMS Auditorium

Organizing Committee · Visitors and Participants · Overview · Activities · Venue · Funding for Students/Young Scientists

 

 Monday, 21 May 2012

09:30am - 09:50am

Registration

09:50am - 10:00am

Opening Remarks

Louis Chen, Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Frank den Hollander, Leiden University and EURANDOM

 

Chair: Frank den Hollander, Leiden University and EURANDOM

10:00am - 10:45am

The one-dimensional KPZ equation and its universality class

Herbert Spohn, Technische Universität München, Germany

10:45am - 11:15am

--- Group Photo & Coffee Break ---

11:15am - 12:00nn

Fluctuations for the stationary 1D KPZ equation

Tomohiro Sasamoto, Chiba University, Japan

12:00nn - 02:00pm

--- Lunch ---

 

Chair: Rongfeng Sun, National University of Singapore

02:00pm - 02:45pm

Burgers equation with homogeneous random forcing

Eric Cator, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

02:45pm - 03:15pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:15pm - 04:00pm

Self-duality of the last-passage percolation tree

Leandro Pimentel, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

04:00pm - 04:15pm

--- Coffee Break ---

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

 

Chair: Nikos Zygouras, University of Warwick

09:30am - 10:15am

Exactly solvable random polymers and their continuum scaling limits (PDF)

Neil O'Connell, University of Warwick, UK

10:15am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:30am

Directed random polymers and Macdonald processes (PDF)

Ivan Corwin, Microsoft Research New England and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

11:30am - 11:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:45am - 12:30pm

Scaling exponents in directed polymers in random environment

Antonio Auffinger, University of Chicago, USA

12:30pm - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

 

Chair: Timo Seppalainen, University of Wisconsin, USA

02:30pm - 03:15pm

The continuum directed random polymer and the intermediate disorder regime in dimension 1+1

Tom Alberts, California Institute of Technology, USA

03:15pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:30pm

Directed polymers with boundaries and KPZ in equilibrium

Gregorio Moreno Flores, University of Wisconsin, USA

04:30pm - 04:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:45pm - 05:30pm

Large deviations for the log-gamma polymer

Nicos Georgiou, University of Utah, USA

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

 

Chair: Rongfeng Sun, National University of Singapore

09:30am - 10:15am

Subgaussian concentration and rates of convergence in directed polymers

Kenneth Alexander, University of Southern California, USA

10:15am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:30am

Annealed Brownian motion in a heavy tailed Poissonian potentials (PDF)

Ryoki Fukushima, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

11:30am - 11:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:45am - 12:30pm

Brownian polymer in Poissonian environment

Francis Comets, Université Paris 7- Denis Diderot, France

Thursday, 24 May 2012

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

 

Chair: Herbert Spohn, Technische Universität München, Germany

09:30am - 10:15am

Minimum of a branching random walk

Elie Aidekon, Université Paris 6, France

10:15am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:30am

The extremal process of branching Brownian motion

Anton Bovier, University of Bonn, Germany

11:30am - 11:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:45am - 12:30pm

A multi-scale refinement of the 2nd moment method

Nicola Kistler, University of Bonn, Germany

12:30pm - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

 

Chair: Nicolas Petrelis, Universite de Nantes, France

02:30pm - 03:15pm

The polymer pinning model in correlated random environment

Quentin Berger, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France

03:15pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:30pm

On oscillatory critical amplitudes in hierarchical models

Giambattista Giacomin, Université Paris 7- Denis Diderot, France

04:30pm - 04:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

04:45pm - 05:30pm

Uniqueness of random gradient states

Codina Cotar, Fields Institute, Canada

06:30pm - 09:00pm

Dinner at The Scholar Restaurant @ Kent Ridge Guild house (self-paid)

Friday, 25 May 2012

09:15am - 09:30am

Registration

 

Chair: Francesco Caravenna, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

09:30am - 10:15am

A copolymer at a selective interface: variational characterization of free energy (PDF)

Alex Opoku, Leiden University, The Netherlands

10:15am - 10:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

10:45am - 11:30am

A variational formula for the free energy of a copolymer in an emulsion (PDF)

Nicolas Petrelis, Universite de Nantes, France

11:30am - 11:45am

--- Coffee Break ---

11:45am - 12:30pm

Gibbs states for super-critical Potts models on Z2

Dmitry Ioffe, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

12:30pm - 02:30pm

--- Lunch ---

 

Chair: Anton Bovier, University of Bonn, Germany

02:30pm - 03:15pm

Fleming-Viot selects the mininal QSD: the Galton-Watson case

Amine Asselah, Universite Paris XII, France

03:15pm - 03:45pm

--- Coffee Break ---

03:45pm - 04:30pm

Metastability of the contact process on NSW graphs

Jean-Christophe Mourrat, École Polytechnique Fédérale De Lausanne, Switzerland

 

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