Dinner participants: 85
Cornell
The Colloquium Ehrenfestii takes place Wednesday evenings starting at 19:30 hours in the main auditorium of the Oort building. Before the Colloquium, there is a common dinner in the canteen located on the ground floor of the Oort building. This dinner starts at 18:00 hours sharp and is free of charge, under the condition that one attends the colloquium and that one has made a reservation before noon on the Tuesday preceding the colloquium.
Recent colloquia have been recorded.
Colloquium Ehrenfestii Program 2018 |
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17 Jan |
Dirk Morr (Chicago) |
The ubiquity of topology: of superconductors and heavy fermions |
07 Feb |
Ed Copeland (Nottingham) |
Attempts to explain our accelerating universe - from dark energy to modified gravity and from cosmological to atomic scales |
18 Apr |
Stefan Maier (Imperial College, London) |
Plasmonic and dielectric nanocavities for enhancing light/matter interactions and nanolocalized chemistry |
16 May |
Tom Lubensky (Lorentz Professor) |
Metamaterials and Topological Mechanics |
13 Jun |
Hong Liu (MIT) |
The reasonable and unreasonable effectiveness of hydrodynamics in exotic quantum matter |
26 Sep |
Sean Carroll (Caltech) |
Extracting the Universe from the Wave Function |
17 Oct |
Itamar Procaccia (Weizmann) |
Catastrophic Failure of Amorphous Solids |
14 Nov |
Marc Mézard (ENS Paris) |
Statistical inference and statistical physics |
21 Nov |
Juan Maldacena (Institute for Advanced Study) |
Wormholes and entangled states |
12 Dec |
Paul Ginsparg (Cornell) |
At a Physics/Infosci intersection |