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.
Marius A. Oancea (U of Potsdam): Polarization-Dependent Gravitational Lensing Sept. 1, 2021 — Dec. 31, 2021 Junior Research Fellow
Paola Rioseco (CMM, Chile): Dynamics and Stabilities in the Accretion Disk of Relativistic Kinetic Gas Particles in Kerr Geometry Sept. 1, 2021 — Nov. 30, 2021 Junior Research Fellow
Barzegar Hamed (U Vienna): Mathematical Analysis of Dark Matter Oct. 1, 2021 — Nov. 30, 2021 Junior Research Fellow
Research in Teams Project: From micro-to-macro: testing scale-independent, dynamics-independent laws - postponed Oct. 1, 2021 — Dec. 21, 2021 Research in Teams
Postponed to 2022 due to Covid-19
Research in Teams Project: Higher Global Symmetries and Geometry in (non-)relativistic QFTs Nov. 1, 2021 — Dec. 22, 2021 Research in Teams
Stephan Eckstein (U Hamburg): Numerics of Adapted Transport and Applications to Mathematical Finance Nov. 29, 2021 — Jan. 31, 2022 Junior Research Fellow
Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter Nov. 29, 2021 — Dec. 3, 2021 Online Workshop
Martin Kružík (Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague): Lower Semicontinuity of Integral Functionals and Applications Jan. 2, 2022 — Feb. 28, 2022 SRF Course
Optimal Point Configurations on Manifolds Jan. 10, 2022 — Jan. 21, 2022 Workshop
Mathematical Perspectives of Gravitation beyond the Vacuum Regime Jan. 31, 2022 — March 11, 2022 Thematic Programme

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Upcoming Talks

Nov 30. 2021

Influence matrix approach to quantum many-body dynamics Dmitry Abanin (U Genève) Nov 30. 2021, 11:00 - 11:35 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).
Observing novel phase transitions with Bosons in optical lattices Ulrich Schneider (U Cambridge) Nov 30. 2021, 11:35 - 12:10 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).
Localization beyond convergence of locator expansion in correlated long-range systems Ivan Khaymovich (MPI Dresden) Nov 30. 2021, 14:00 - 14:35 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).
Asymptotically exact nonlinear responses in interacting many-body systems (virtual) Siddharth Parameswaran (U Oxford) Nov 30. 2021, 14:35 - 15:10 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).
Anomalous transport and operator growth in constrained quantum matter Michael Knap (TU Munich) Nov 30. 2021, 15:30 - 16:05 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).
Non-ergodicity and emergent Hilbert-space fragmentation in tilted Fermi-Hubbard chains Monika Aidelsburger (LMU Munich) Nov 30. 2021, 16:05 - 16:40 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).
Fracton dynamics Rahul Nandkishore (U of Colorado, Boulder) Nov 30. 2021, 16:40 - 17:15 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).

Dec 01. 2021

Efficient Simulation of Quantum Transport in 1D Frank Pollmann (TU Munich) Dec 01. 2021, 11:00 - 11:35 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).
Time-evolution of local information: thermalization dynamics of local observables Jens H Bardarson (KTH Stockholm) Dec 01. 2021, 11:35 - 12:10 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).
Non-Hermitian phantoms in random circuits Marko Znidaric (U Ljubljana) Dec 01. 2021, 14:00 - 14:35 Part of Topology, Disorder, and Hydrodynamics in Non-equilibrium Quantum Matter (Online Workshop).