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Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014

Location: Institute for Condensed Matter Theory
Room 190 Engineering Sciences Building
1101 West Springfield Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


The Institute for Condensed Matter Theory hosted a joint symposium on condensed matter theory involving participants from the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, and two campuses of the University of Illinois, Chicago and Urbana-Champaign. This gathering brought together graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, visitors and faculty from these institutions in a relaxed atmosphere for talks and informal discussions on exciting topics at the frontiers of condensed matter theory and related areas.


Paul Wiegmann (U Chicago)    Anomalous Hydrodynamics of Vortex flow
Thomas Faulkner (ICMT)    Gravitational Dynamics and Entanglement Entropy
Misha Stephanov (UIC)    Chiral Kinetic Theory
Rob Leigh (ICMT)    Holography and the (Exact) Renormalization Group
Shinsei Ryu (ICMT)    Holography and Tensor Networks
Michael Levin (U Chicago)    Braiding Statistics and Symmetry-Protected Topological Phases

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For further information, contact Becky McDuffee (becky@icmt.illinois.edu) 217-244-4268.