Schedule

Wednesday 2 January 2013

10:00-11:40

Inaugural Function

11:40-12:00

Tea/Coffee

12:00-13:00

Alladi Ramakrishnan's  Theoretical Physics Seminar

Alladi Krishnaswami (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA)

13:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:30

IMSc during the 60s and the 70s

(A P Balachandran, G Ramachandran, K Srinivasa Rao, R Sridhar,

K Mariwalla, R Jaganathan, R Parthasarathy)

15:30-16:00

Tea/Coffee

16:00-17:30

IMSc during the 80s and the 90s

(C S Seshadri, G Rajasekaran, K S Santhanagopalan, G Sethuraman,

S Krishnan, Ramakrishna Manja)

18:00-19:30

Cultural program

19:30-21:00

Director's Dinner

 

 

Thursday 3 January 2013

09:30-10:20

Holography and quantum gravity

Ashoke Sen  (Harischandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India)

10:20-10:50 Tea/Coffee
10:50-11:40

Concept of Moduli

S Ramanan (Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai, India)

11:50-12:40

Solving cubic equations

Benedict Gross (Harvard University, Cambridge, USA)

12:40-14:00 Lunch
15:00-16:00

Laying of foundation stone for Library Expansion Project

16:15-17:15

Many electrons moving but strongly avoiding each other

T V Ramakrishnan (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India)

17:15-18:00 High Tea
18:00-19:00

Massive Online Courses: Gutenberg in the 21st Century?

Umesh Vazirani (University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA)

 

Friday 4 January 2013

09:30-10:20

Limiting Laws for Spectral Statistics of Large Random Matrices

Leonid Pastur (Institute of Low Temperature Physics, Kharkov, Ukraine)

10:20-10:50

Tea/Coffee

10:50-11:40

 Particles and Fields at the LHC

George Sterman (Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook, USA)

11:50-12:40

Beyond Nash Equilibrium: Solution Concepts for the 21st Century

Joseph Halpern (Cornell University, Ithaca, USA)

12:40--14:00 Lunch
16:00-17:00

Geometry from Order and Number: Causal Sets

Rafael D Sorkin (Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada)

17:00-17:45 High Tea
17:45-18:45

Some simple open problems in Mathematics

Joseph Oesterle (University of Paris VI, France)