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KITP Program: Novel Numerical Methods for Strongly Coupled Quantum Field Theory and Quantum Gravity (Jan 17 - Mar 9, 2012)
Coordinators: David Berenstein, Jun Nishimura, Toby Wiseman, Laurence Yaffe


Time Speaker Title
1/18, 10:30 a.m. Michał Heller
UvA & KITP
Strong Coupling Isotropization Simplified[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/19, 10:30 a.m. Marco Panero
Univ. Helsinki & KITP
The Planar Limit of Strongly Coupled Gauge Theories in 3+1 and in 2+1 Dimensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/23, 2:30 p.m. All Organizational Meeting
1/23, 2:45 p.m. Marty Einhorn
KITP Deputy Director
What's a Wiki Good For?[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/24, 10:30 a.m. David Berenstein
(UCSB & KITP)
Larry Yaffe
(UW & KITP)
Discussion: Why Are We Here? Open Problems and What We Would Like to Know and Calculate[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/25, 10:30 a.m. Romuald Janik
Jagellonian Univ. & KITP
Thermalization of Boost Invariant Plasma, AdS/CFT and Numerical Relativity[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/26, 10:30 a.m. Paul Chesler
MIT & KITP
The Challenge of Numerical Relativity in Asymptotically AdS Spacetime[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/27, 11:00 a.m. George Fleming,
Yale Univ & KITP
Daniel Nogradi
Eötvös Univ. & KITP
An Ideal Toy Model for Confining, Walking and Conformal Gauge Theories[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/27, 2:00 p.m. So Matsuura
Keio Univ. & KITP
Hybrid Discretization of 4D N=4 SYM[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

1/30-2/03   ↓ Focus Week ↓
1/30, 10:00 a.m. Philippe de Forcrand
ETH & KITP
Simulating Lattice QCD at Finite Baryon Density[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/30, 12:15 p.m. Toby Wiseman
Imperial College & KITP
An Overview of the 'Numerical Methods in QFT and Gravity' Program[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
1/30, 2:00 p.m. Herbert Neuberger
Rutgers
Non-analyticity in Scale in the Planar Limit of QCD[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/31, 10:00 a.m. Frans Pretorius
Princeton & KITP
A New Numerical Approach to Evolution of 5D Asymptotically AdS Spacetimes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
1/31, 2:00 p.m. David Garfinkle
Oakland Univ.
Novel(?) Numerical Methods for AdS Gravitational Collapse[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
2/01, 10:00 a.m. Simon Catterall
Syracuse Univ. & KITP
Twisted Lattice Supersymmetry: A Status Report[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/01, 2:00 p.m. Asato Tsuchiya
Shizuoka Univ. & KITP
Expanding (3+1)-dimensional Universe From a Matrix Model for Superstrings[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 10:00 a.m. Paul Chesler
MIT & KITP
Dynamical Hawking Radiation and Holographic Thermalization[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/02, 2:00 p.m. Liza Huijse
Harvard
The Power of Supersymmetry in a Lattice Model for Strongly Interacting Fermions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 10:00 a.m. Mithat Unsal
SLAC
Gauge Dynamics and New Instanton, Bion and Renormalon Effects[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/03, 2:00 p.m. Gary Horowitz
UCSB
Instability of Anti-de Sitter Spacetime[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

2/06, 10:30 a.m. Jun Nishimura
KEK & KITP
Discussion (related to Tsuchiya's talk last week): (3+1)d Spacetime From Matrix Models[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/07, 10:30 a.m. Edward Shuryak
Stony Brook Univ. & KITP
Sounds of the Little Bang Thermalization and Jet Quenching[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/08, 10:30 a.m. Hajime Aoki
Saga Univ. & KITP
How Standard Model Can Appear From The Matrix Model[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/09, 10:30 a.m. Anna Hasenfratz
Univ. of Colorado & KITP
Strongly Coupled Conformal Systems with Fundamental Fermions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/10, 10:30 a.m. Joshua Cooperman
UC Davis & KITP
Quantizing Horava-Lifshitz Gravity via Causal Dynamical Triangulations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/14, 2:00 p.m. Jacek Wosiek
Jagellonian Univ. & KITP
On Analytic Solutions of Multi-parton 't Hooft Equations of Two Dimensional Gauge Theories[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/15, 10:30 a.m. Michael Teper
Univ. Oxford & KITP
On the Effective String Theory of Confining Flux Tubes[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/16, 10:30 a.m. Frans Pretorius & Piotr Bizon, Moderators Discussion: Gravity in AdS[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/17, 10:30 a.m. Masanori Hanada
Univ of Washington & KITP
Comparing Black-Hole Thermodynamics with Numerical Data From Super Yang-Mills Simulation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/21, 2:00 p.m. Michael Buchoff
LLNL & KITP
Strongly Coupled Signatures Through WW Scattering[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/22, 10:30 a.m. Richard Brower
BU & KITP
Discussion: All You Wanted to Ask But Were Afraid to Ask About the Future of Lattice Gauge Theory Technology[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/23, 10:30 a.m. Oleg Andreev
Landau Inst. & KITP
Heavy Quark Potentials in QCD and Strings in Higher Dimensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2/28, 10:30 a.m. Pau Figueras
Univ. of Cambridge & KITP
Braneworld Black Holes and the Gravity Dual of N=4 SYM on Schwarzschild[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
2/29, 10:30 a.m. Carsten Gundlach
Univ. Southampton & KITP
Discussion: Basics of Numerical Gravity[Aud][Cam]
3/01, 2:00 p.m. Joao Penedones
Perimeter Inst. & KITP
Conformal Regge Theory[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/02, 10:30 a.m. Volker Braun
Dublin Inst. & KITP
Geometry of the Compact Directions: A Numerical Approach to Sasaki-Einstein and Calabi-Yau Metrics[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3/06, 10:30 a.m. David Berenstein
UCSB & KITP
Real Time Dynamics in a Holographic Matrix Model[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
3/08, 10:30 a.m. Issaku Kanamori
Univ. Regensburg & KITP
Lattice Simulation of Supersymmetric Systems and Spontaneous SUSY Breaking[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]

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