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
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
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
Research in Teams Project: Infinite Dimensional Riemannian Geometry May 23, 2022 — July 1, 2022 Research in Teams
Research in Teams Project: Peakon Dynamics - cancelled May 26, 2022 — July 6, 2022 Research in Teams
Cancelled due to Covid-19
Valeri Lozovski (Taras Shevchenko National University Kiev): The self-consistent description of plasmon-assisted Brillouin Light Scattering (BLS) spectroscopy June 6, 2022 — Aug. 6, 2022 Fellowship for Ukrainian Scientists
Research in Teams Project: Chaos, Butterflies, and Entanglement in Flat Space June 12, 2022 — July 23, 2022 Research in Teams
IMO and MEMO Training 2022 June 27, 2022 — July 1, 2022 Workshop
IPhO and EuPhO Training 2022 June 27, 2022 — July 1, 2022 Workshop

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Upcoming Talks

Jul 04. 2022

A Simple $P_{\aleph_1}$-Point and a Simple $P_{\aleph_2}$-Point Heike Mildenberger (ALUF) Jul 04. 2022, 09:30 - 10:00 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).
No Hausdorff ultrafilters with large continuum Jonathan Cancino-Manriquez (Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague) Jul 04. 2022, 10:30 - 11:00 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).
Algebra and the Axiom of Choice Jindřich Zapletal (UF) Jul 04. 2022, 11:15 - 11:45 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).
The compact action realization problem Alexander Kechris (Caltech, Pasadena) Jul 04. 2022, 16:15 - 16:45 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).

Jul 05. 2022

Reasonable uncountable structures Mirna Dzamonja (CNRS, Paris) Jul 05. 2022, 09:00 - 09:30 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).
Four Cardinals and Their Relations in ZF Lorenz Halbeisen (ETH Zurich) Jul 05. 2022, 11:00 - 11:30 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).
Global aspects of transitive actions of free groups and Baumslag Solitar groups François Le Maître (U Paris-Diderot) Jul 05. 2022, 11:45 - 12:15 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).
Tukey order on $F_\sigma$ ideals Michael Hrusak (UNAM) Jul 05. 2022, 16:00 - 16:30 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).

Jul 06. 2022

Preserving universally Baire sets and Sealing Sandra Müller (TU Vienna) Jul 06. 2022, 09:00 - 09:30 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).
Mycielski ideals and uniform Sacks trees Otmar Spinas (CAU) Jul 06. 2022, 09:45 - 10:15 Part of Set-Theory (Workshop).