Events and Activities

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

Dec 13

Princeton University Machine Learning for the Sciences

12:00pm | Center for Statistics and Machine Learning (CSML), 26 Prospect Ave, Auditorium 103
This interdisciplinary meeting focusses on ML approaches that are useful for the sciences and engineering. The style is informal, a mix of journal club, practical tutorials,...
Dec 13

High Energy Theory Seminar

Topological Quantum Phases
Alexei Kitaev
1:45pm | Bloomberg Lecture Hall
I will discuss topological classification of gapped many-body Hamiltonians and their ground states in dimension d. In general, the problem is too hard as it includes diverse...
Dec 13

Analysis - Mathematical Physics

Localization and unique continuation on the integer lattice
Charles Smart
3:30pm | Simonyi Hall 101
I will discuss recent results on localization for the Anderson--Bernoulli model.  This will include my work with Ding as well as work by Li--Zhang.  Both develop new unique...
Dec 13

Analysis - Mathematical Physics

A rigorous derivation of the kinetic wave equation
Tristan Buckmaster
5:00pm | Simonyi Hall 101
In this talk I will outline recent work in collaboration with Pierre Germain, Zaher Hani and Jalal Shatah regarding a rigorous derivation of the kinetic wave equation. The...
Dec 13
Dec 14

Member Faculty Holiday Party

5:00pm | Olden Farm
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Dec 16

English Conversation

Helen Goddard hosts English Conversation at 43 Maxwell Lane. Please email Linda Cooper at for more information.
Dec 16


The Social Science Seminar meets every Monday for presentations by current scholars that begin at 10:00 a.m. and conclude by 11:45 a.m.  Coffee is served. Attendees  include...
Dec 16

Computer Science/Discrete Mathematics Seminar I

Thresholds Versus Fractional Expectation-Thresholds
Keith Frankston
11:00am | Simonyi Hall 101
Given an increasing family F in {0,1}^n, its measure according to mu_p increases and often exhibits a threshold behavior, growing quickly as p increases from near 0 to near 1...
Dec 16

Princeton University/Institute for Advanced Study Galread [Galactic/Extragalactic Reading Group]

11:00am | Princeton University, Peyton Hall, Grand Central
Each week, we hold a relatively informal seminar/discussion series in Peyton Hall with an emphasis on extra-galactic and large-scale structure astrophysics. During Galread a...