Welcome to the ESI

The Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematics and Physics (ESI) is a programme-oriented research institute for mathematics and physics at the University of Vienna. Since its foundation in 1992 it has been the mission of the ESI to advance research in mathematics, physics and mathematical physics at the highest international level through fruitful interaction between scientists from these disciplines.

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Current and Upcoming Activities

Due to Covid-19, many events cannot take place as intended. Click here to view all events which have been cancelled, postponed or rescheduled.
Anna Kosogor (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev): The spin-wave contribution to the specific heat of Heusler alloys May 23, 2022 — Oct. 8, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Valeri Lozovski (Taras Shevchenko National University Kiev): The self-consistent description of plasmon-assisted Brillouin Light Scattering (BLS) spectroscopy June 6, 2022 — Oct. 6, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Judith Alcock-Zeilinger (Independent Researcher): Multiplet bases for resummation — understanding structures of color evolution July 11, 2022 — Nov. 10, 2022 Junior Research Fellow
Yurii Zhuchok (Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University): Endomorphism semigroups and free Loday’s structures July 11, 2022 — Nov. 10, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Anatolii V. Zhuchok (Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University): Relatively free trioids and generalized dimonoids Aug. 15, 2022 — Dec. 15, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Yuliia V. Zhuchok (Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National University): Free trioids Aug. 15, 2022 — Dec. 15, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Tensor Networks: Mathematical Structures and Novel Algorithms Aug. 29, 2022 — Oct. 21, 2022 Thematic Programme
Barbara Bošnjak (U Zagreb): The unitarizability problem through Arthur packets Sept. 1, 2022 — Oct. 1, 2022 Junior Research Fellow
John Barrett (U of Nottingham): Introduction to Non-commutative Geometry Sept. 1, 2022 — Oct. 31, 2022 SRF Course
Sudipta Dutta (IIT Kanpur): Holography of Asymptotically flat spacetimes Sept. 1, 2022 — Dec. 31, 2022 Junior Research Fellow

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Upcoming Talks

Sep 27. 2022

Generalized Density Profiles in Single-File Systems Olivier Benichou (Sorbonne U, Paris) Sep 27. 2022, 09:00 - 09:45 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).
Ordering of diffusing spins Jae Dong Noh (U of Seoul) Sep 27. 2022, 09:45 - 10:30 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).
Packets of diffusing particles exhibit universal exponential tails Eli Barkai (Bar Ilan U) Sep 27. 2022, 11:00 - 11:45 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).
Fluctuations in the Fourier coefficient of the current in periodically driven systems Oren Raz (Weizmann Institute, Rehovot) Sep 27. 2022, 11:45 - 12:30 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).
Anomalous thermal relaxation for over-damped Langevin dynamics Marija Vucelja (U Virginia) Sep 27. 2022, 14:00 - 14:45 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).
On the origin of fat tailed distribution functions in driven complex systems Stefan Thurner (Med U Vienna) Sep 27. 2022, 14:45 - 15:30 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).

Sep 28. 2022

Several applications of Engineered Swift Equilibration Sergio Ciliberto (CNRS, Paris) Sep 28. 2022, 09:00 - 09:45 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).
From stochastic thermodynamics to thermodynamic inference Udo Seifert (U Stuttgart) Sep 28. 2022, 09:45 - 10:30 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).
A large deviation perspective on nanoscale transport phenomena David Limmer (UC, Berkeley) Sep 28. 2022, 11:00 - 11:45 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).
Tensor network methods and large deviations Juan Garrahan (U of Nottingham) Sep 28. 2022, 11:45 - 12:30 Part of Large Deviations, Extremes and Anomalous Transport in Non-equilibrium Systems (Thematic Programme).