BCDE Seminar

The BCDE Seminar is usually held on Thursdays at 12 noon in Loomis 464, although occasionally it will be held in the Math Department.

Information for Visitors


2007-08 Schedule

Date Speaker and Title
9/20 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Martin Kruczenski (Purdue University, Physics)
''Summing planar diagrams in light cone-gauge''
10/4 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Simeon Hellerman (IAS, Princeton)
''Dynamical Transitions from Closed String Tachyon Condensation''
10/18 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Oleg Lunin (University of Chicago, Physics)
''Strings ending on branes from supergravity''
11/1 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Greg Van Anders (University of British Columbia)
''SU(2|4) Symmetric Field Theories and the Lin-Maldacena Geometries''
1/17 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Eric Sharpe (Virginia Tech)
''GLSM's and Homological Projective Duality''
1/31 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Andy Royston (University of Chicago)
''Localized Modes at a D-braneľO-plane Intersection and Heterotic Alice String''
2/14 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Alin Tirziu (Purdue University)
''Matching the circular Wilson loop with dual open string solution at 1-loop in strong coupling''
3/6 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Christopher Herzog (Princeton University)
''Impure AdS/CFT''
4/10 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Andreas Malmendier (University of California, Santa Barbara)
''Rational elliptic surfaces and instanton invariants of CP^2''
4/17 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Jacob Lurie (MIT, math department)
''Topological Fields Theories in Low Dimensions''
4/24 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Michael Kavic (Virginia Tech)
''Transient Pulses from Exploding Primordial Black Holes as a Signature of an Extra Dimension''

Previous Semesters

2006-07 schedule
Fall 2005 schedule
Spring 2005 schedule

Fall 2004 schedule


For further information contact Rob Leigh (rgleigh at uiuc.edu) or Mohammad Edalati (edalati at uiuc.edu) or Matt Ando (mando at math.uiuc.edu).