“We have to make the right moves!”

Zurich - Switzerland

img_news_1ETH professor Renato Renner is one of the world’s leading theoreticians in quantum information science. He talks about the latest developments. Renato Renner’s group focuses on the question of how the processing and transmission of information relates to physical laws.More »

Hugo Duminil-Copin’s Zurich colloquium in mathematics online talk

Zurich - Switzerland

img_news_1Hugo Duminil-Copin’s Zurich colloquium in mathematics online talk will take place on 16th February at 16:15 and will be entitled “Emerging symmetries in two-dimensional statistical physics”.More »

First professorships for PRIMA grantees

Geneva - Switzerland

img_news_1Securing an SNSF PRIMA grant is an important step on the road to a professorship. The career development of our member grantee Alba Grassi (UNIGE & CERN) is testimony to this: she has been appointed professor.More »

New SwissMAP Outreach Resources

Geneva - Switzerland

img_news_1We are pleased to announce the launch of our new SwissMAP Outreach Resources section on our website, with free online mathematics resources especially designed to reach out to the general public.More »

Interview with Shaula Fiorelli & Elise Raphael: Challenges, results and success of Wright Colloquium “The Art of Maths”

Geneva - Switzerland

img_news_1Every two years the Wright Colloquium brings fascinating subjects to the broader public in order to encourage a greater understanding of science. In 2020, the 19th Wright Colloquium “The Art of Maths” (2-6 Nov) was completely devoted to mathematics. Due to the unprecedented conditions this year, the event took an altogether very different format than in the previous years.More »

Don’t miss the important ICMP 2021 dates

Geneva - Switzerland

img_news_1Don’t miss the important ICMP 2021 dates. Contributed Talks & Poster Submission deadline: February 15, 2021.More »

Corinna Ulcigrai (UZH) recently elected as new member of the Italian National Academy of Science

Zurich - Switzerland

img_news_1Corinna Ulcigrai (UZH) was recently elected as new member of the Italian National Academy of Science, the 'Accademia Nazionale delle Scienze detta dei XL'More »

Press coverage: AMS Notices - January 2021

Geneva - Switzerland

img_news_1In the AMS January 2021 Notices you can read about the upcoming ICMP 2021 and the Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize awarded to our member Nina Holden. This prize was awarded to three early-career women whose work involves mathematical science.More »

Alessio Figalli and Hugo Duminil-Copin will be plenary speakers at the AMS-EMS-SMF Joint International Meeting

Grenoble - France

img_news_1Our members Alessio Figalli (ETH Zurich) and Hugo Duminil-Copin (UNIGE) will be plenary speakers at the AMS-EMS-SMF Joint International Meeting which will take place from July 5-9th 2021 in Grenoble.More »




Testing the Bethe ansatz with large N renormalons

Marcos Marino, Ramon Miravitllas Mas, Tomas Reis

arXiv:2102.03078 More »


Smart Proofs via Smart Contracts: Succinct and Informative Mathematical Derivations via Decentralized Markets

Sylvain Carré, Franck Gabriel, Clément Hongler, Gustavo Lacerda, Gloria Capano

arXiv:2102.03044 More »


Where is String Theory?

Andrea Guerrieri, Joao Penedones, Pedro Vieira

arXiv:2102.02847 More »


Cosmology with LIGO/Virgo dark sirens: Hubble parameter and modified gravitational wave propagation

Andreas Finke, Stefano Foffa, Francesco Iacovelli, Michele Maggiore, Michele Mancarella

arXiv:2101.12660 More »


Security in Quantum Cryptography

Christopher Portmann, Renato Renner

arXiv:2102.00021 More »


Signatures of exceptional points in a quantum thermal machine

Shishir Khandelwal, Nicolas Brunner, Géraldine Haack

arXiv:2101.11553 More »


Quantum physics needs complex numbers

Marc-Olivier Renou, David Trillo, Mirjam Weilenmann, Le Phuc Thinh, Armin Tavakoli, Nicolas Gisin, Antonio Acin, Miguel Navascues

arXiv:2101.10873 More »


Deformed Shatashvili-Vafa algebra for superstrings on _3\times {\cal M}_7

Marc-Antoine Fiset, Matthias R. Gaberdiel

arXiv:2101.10327 More »


The Hodge bundle, the universal 0-section, and the log Chow ring of the moduli space of curves

Samouil Molcho, Rahul Pandharipande, Johannes Schmitt

arXiv:2101.08824 More »


A new second order upper bound for the ground state energy of dilute Bose gases

Giulia Basti, Serena Cenatiempo, Benjamin Schlein

arXiv:2101.06222 More »


Curved Yang-Mills-Higgs gauge theories in the case of massless gauge bosons

Simon-Raphael Fischer

Journal of Geometry and Physics,
Vol. 162, April 2021, 104104 More »


Cyclotomic expansions for \mathfrak{gl}_N knot invariants via interpolation Macdonald polynomials

Anna Beliakova, Eugene Gorsky

arXiv:2101.08243 More »


Pairing Pythagorean Pairs

Lorenz Halbeisen, Norbert Hungerbühler

arXiv:2101.08163 More »


Exploring SU(N) adjoint correlators in 3d

Andrea Manenti, Alessandro Vichi

arXiv:2101.07318 More »


Scattering from production in 2d

Piotr Tourkine, Alexander Zhiboedov

arXiv:2101.05211 More »


The relativity of indeterminacy

Flavio Del Santo, Nicolas Gisin

arXiv:2101.04134 More »


Constrained systems, generalized Hamilton-Jacobi actions, and quantization

Alberto S. Cattaneo, Pavel Mnev, Konstantin Wernli

arXiv:2012.13270 More »


Quantum Chern-Simons theories on cylinders: BV-BFV partition functions

Alberto S. Cattaneo, Pavel Mnev, Konstantin Wernli

arXiv:2012.13983 More »


The Time-Evolution of States in Quantum Mechanics

Jürg Fröhlich, Alessandro Pizzo

arXiv:2101.01044 More »


Lipschitz Regularity in Vectorial Linear Transmission Problems

Alessio Figalli, Sunghan Kim, Henrik Shahgholian

arXiv:2012.15499 More »


Singular modules for affine Lie algebras, and applications to irregular WZNW conformal blocks

Giovanni Felder, Gabriele Rembado

arXiv:2012.14793 More »


Delocalization of the height function of the six-vertex model

Hugo Duminil-Copin, Alex Karrila, Ioan Manolescu, Mendes Oulamara

arXiv:2012.13750 More »


A large-N tensor model with four supercharges

Davide Lettera, Alessandro Vichi

arXiv:2012.11600 More »


Rotational invariance in critical planar lattice models

Hugo Duminil-Copin, Karol Kajetan Kozlowski, Dmitry Krachun, Ioan Manolescu, Mendes Oulamara

arXiv:2012.11672 More »


On the six-vertex model's free energy

Hugo Duminil-Copin, Karol Kajetan Kozlowski, Dmitry Krachun, Ioan Manolescu, Tatiana Tikhonovskaia

arXiv:2012.11675 More »


Experimental relativistic zero-knowledge proofs

Pouriya Alikhani, Nicolas Brunner, Claude Crépeau, Sébastien Designolle, Raphaël Houlmann, Weixu Shi, Hugo Zbinden

arXiv:2012.10452 More »


On the homotopy type of the spaces of spherical knots in R^n

Victor Turchin, Thomas Willwacher

arXiv:2012.09965 More »



SwissMAP Site Visit

25/05/2021 - 26/05/2021
Geneva (TBD) - Switzerland

img_events_10The next internal SwissMAP Site visit will take place in May. as usual, this event will bring together the SNSF Review Panel members and SwissMAP Steering Committee and Project and Group Leaders. More »

Gauge/Gravity Duality

26/07/2021 - 30/07/2021
Geneva - Switzerland

img_events_10 The conference has been postponed to July 26 - 30, 2021 to be held again at CERN. Gauge/Gravity Duality has established itself as a significant link between gravitation and quantum field theory. More »

Geneva to host ICMP 2021

29/07/2021 to 07/08/2021
Geneva - Switzerland

img_events_10 We are happy to announce that Geneva will be hosting the next International Congress of Mathematical Physics in 2021. The event is expected to attract around 800 participants from around the world. More »

SwissMAP Annual General Meeting

12/09/2021 to 15/09/2021
Les Diablerets - Switzerland

img_events_10 The next SwissMAP Annual General Meeting will take place in Les Diablerets from 12-15 September 2021. More information will be available nearer the date More »

Conference in honor of J.-P. Eckmann (UniGE)

07/06/2022 - 10/06/2022
Geneva - Switzerland

img_events_10The conference has been postponed to 2022, (previous dates: 22-25 June 2020 and 7-10 June 2021). This conference will bring together students and close collaborators of Jean-Pierre Eckmann on the occasion of his 50 years at the University of Geneva. More »


Online Events

img_events_6Our events are now being held online

Jan - Feb 2021
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Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems Seminar

Hosted by: University of Zurich

24.02.2020 - Speaker: Alex Eskin (University of Chicago)
Title: Exponential drift and character varieties

02.03.2020 - Speaker: Sebastian Hurtado (University of Chicago)
Title: Random walks by homeomorphisms on the line and orderability of lattices

Global Poisson Webinar series

Hosted by: University of Geneva

21/01/2021 - Sergei Tabachnikov (Penn State)
Title: Cross-ratio dynamics on ideal polygons

28/01/2021 - Xiaomeng Xu (Peking University)
Title: Stokes phenomenon and quantum Ginzburg-Weinstein isomorphisms

11/02/2021 - Edward Witten (IAS)
Title: Quantization by Branes and Geometric Langlands

[K-OS] Knot Online Seminar

Hosted by: University of Geneva

11/02/2021 - Speaker: Marco De Renzi (Universität Zürich)
Title: Non-semisimple quantum invariants of 3-Manifolds from the Kauffman bracket

18/02/2021 - Speaker: María Cumplido (Universidad de Sevilla)
Title: Braiding trees: A new family of Thompson-like groups

QFT, Strings and Beyond

Hosted by: ETH Zurich

2021 Program: TBA



Tommaso Botta

Location: ETH Zurich

Group: G. Felder

Projects: Field Theory; Geometry, Topology and Physics

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Raphaël Butez

Location: University of Geneva

Group: A. Knowles

Projects: Statistical Mechanics

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Trishen Gunaratnam

Location: University of Geneva

Group: A. Knowles

Projects: Statistical Mechanics

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Rafael Moser

Location: University of Bern

Group: S. Reffert

Projects: Field Theory

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Jakub Vosmera

Location: ETH Zurich

Group: M. Gaberdiel

Projects: String Theory; Field Theory

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Nikita Nikolaev

Location: University of Geneva

Group: A. Alekseev

Projects: Field Theory; Geometry, Topology and Physics

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Louis-Hadrien Robert

Location: University of Geneva

Group: R. Kashaev

Projects: Field Theory; Geometry, Topology and Physics

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