Events and Activities

Explore current and upcoming events and activities happening at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Jul 06

Princeton University Galread [Galactic/Extragalactic Reading Group]

SatGen: A Semi-analytical Satellite Galaxy Generator -- I. The model and its application to Local-Group satellite statistics
Discussion Leader Fangzhou Jiang
11:00am | Remote via Zoom
Jul 06

Princeton University Exoplanet Discussion Group

General Discussion
12:15pm | Virtual Meeting
Jul 06

Institute for Advanced Study/Princeton University Early Universe/Cosmology Lunch Discussion

12:30pm | Until further notice, meetings will be held remotely on Zoom.
Jul 07

Princeton University 2020 Summer Colloquium Series

Exploring Planets Orbiting Nearby Stars
Courtney Dressing
11:00am | Virtual Meeting
The NASA Kepler mission revealed that our Galaxy is teeming with planetary systems and that Earth-sized planets are common, but most of the planets detected by Kepler orbit stars...
Jul 07

Seminar on Theoretical Machine Learning

Machine learning-based design (of proteins, small molecules and beyond)
Jennifer Listgarten
12:30pm | Remote Access Only - see link below
Data-driven design is making headway into a number of application areas, including protein, small-molecule, and materials engineering. The design goal is to construct an object with desired...
Jul 08

Mathematical Conversations

Weyl laws and dense periodic orbits
Michael Hutchings
5:30pm | Remote Access Only
We review a "Weyl law" in embedded contact homology, relating periods of orbits of the Reeb vector field on a contact three-manifold to volume. (This was also mentioned in the talk by Dan...
Jul 09

Seminar on Theoretical Machine Learning

Role of Interaction in Competitive Optimization
Anima Anandkumar
3:00pm | Remote Access Only - see link below
Competitive optimization is needed for many ML problems such as training GANs, robust reinforcement learning, and adversarial learning. Standard approaches to competitive optimization involve each...
Jul 10

IAS/PU-Montreal-Paris-Tel-Aviv Symplectic Geometry Zoominar

TBA
Peter Ozsváth
9:15am | Remote Access - see Zoom link below
Jul 15

Mathematical Conversations

TBA
Lisa Sauermann
5:30pm | Remote Access Only
Jul 17

IAS/PU-Montreal-Paris-Tel-Aviv Symplectic Geometry Zoominar

TBA
Three Research Talks
9:15am | Remote Access - see Zoom link below