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.
Vira Niestierkina (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv): Influence of defects on radiative relaxation of halide and oxide scintillators April 1, 2022 — July 31, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Barbara Bošnjak (U Zagreb): The unitarizability problem through Arthur packets April 4, 2022 — July 3, 2022 Junior Research Fellow
Ivan Kyrchei (National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine, Lviv): Quaternion algebras and their application in the study of quaternion generalized inverse matrices April 12, 2022 — June 12, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Volodimir Simulik (National Academy of Sciences Ukraine, Kiev): New approach to relativistic quantum mechanics and field theory of arbitrary spin April 20, 2022 — June 20, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Sergei A. Egorov (Virginia U): Classical Density Functional Theory with applications to colloid/polymer systems in the bulk and under confinement May 1, 2022 — July 31, 2022 SRF Course
Alexander Evetts (Heriot-Watt U, Edinburgh): Conjugacy growth in finitely generated nilpotent groups - Part 2 May 2, 2022 — May 26, 2022 Junior Research Fellow
Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data May 2, 2022 — June 24, 2022 Thematic Programme
Research in Teams Project: A study of nonlinear nonlocal asymptotic shallow-water models, with an emphasis on wave breaking and stability of peaked waves May 9, 2022 — June 11, 2022 Research in Teams
Research in Teams Project: Three-Dimensional Minimal Massive Supergravity May 22, 2022 — June 5, 2022 Research in Teams
Anna Kosogor (National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev): The spin-wave contribution to the specific heat of Heusler alloys May 23, 2022 — July 23, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists

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Upcoming Talks

May 18. 2022

Multilevel Delayed Acceptance MCMC Robert Scheichl (U Heidelberg) May 18. 2022, 09:15 - 10:00 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).
When are linear predictions of random fields using wrong mean and covariance functions asymptotically optimal? Kristin Kirchner (TU Delft) May 18. 2022, 11:00 - 11:45 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).
Parameter Estimation for Macroscopic Pedestrian Dynamics Models using Microscopic Data Susana Gomes (U Warwick) May 18. 2022, 11:45 - 12:30 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).
Ensemble Inference Methods for Models with Noisy and Expensive Likelihoods Marie-Therese Wolfram (U Warwick) May 18. 2022, 14:00 - 14:45 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).
Consistency of Bayesian inference for a parabolic inverse problem Hanne Kekkonen (TU Delft) May 18. 2022, 15:15 - 16:00 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).
Efficient Derivative-free Bayesian Inference for Large-Scale Inverse Problems Daniel Zhengyu Huang (Caltech, Pasadena) May 18. 2022, 16:00 - 16:45 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).

May 19. 2022

Consensus-based sampling Urbain Vaes (INRIA Paris) May 19. 2022, 09:15 - 10:00 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).
Approximation and computation of triangular transport maps Jakob Zech (U Heidelberg) May 19. 2022, 11:00 - 11:45 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).
Projected Variational Methods for High-dimensional Bayesian Inference Peng Chen (U of Texas, Austin) May 19. 2022, 11:45 - 12:30 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).
Bayesian parameter identification of impedance boundary conditionsfor Helmholtz problems Alexey Chernov (U of Oldenburg) May 19. 2022, 14:00 - 14:45 Part of Computational Uncertainty Quantification: Mathematical Foundations, Methodology & Data (Thematic Programme).