
Shining evolutionary light on sleep and health

Charles Nunn
(Duke University)

Institute colloquium 
March 11, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Sylvia Cremer 


Quantum phases and fluctuations driven by strong correlations

Silke BühlerPaschen
(Vienna University of Technology)

Institute colloquium 
March 25, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Andrew Higginbotham 


Electrical transport and spectroscopy studies of the delafossite layered metals

Andrew Mackenzie
(Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids)

Institute colloquium 
April 8, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Zhanybek Alpichev 


All about prime numbers

Roger HeathBrown
(Oxford University)

Institute colloquium 
April 29, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Tim Browning 


4th Year Colloquium: Leonid Sazanov

Leonid Sazanov
(IST Austria)

4th year colloquium 
May 13, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Michael Sixt 


Institute Colloquium

Magdalena Götz
(Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

Institute colloquium 
May 20, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Institute Colloquium

Josh Sanes
(Harvard University)

Institute colloquium 
May 27, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Institute Colloquium

Gordon Wetzstein
(Stanford University)

Institute colloquium 
June 24, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Bernd Bickel 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
September 2, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
September 9, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium

Zeev Rudnick
(Tel Aviv University)

Institute colloquium 
September 23, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Timothy Browning 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
September 30, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium

Taekjip Ha
(Johns Hopkins University)

Institute colloquium 
October 7, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Johann Danzl 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
October 14, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
October 21, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
October 28, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium

Edward Boyden
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Institute colloquium 
November 4, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
PostDoc Association 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
November 11, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
November 18, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
November 25, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
December 2, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
December 9, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
December 16, 2019 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
January 13, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
January 20, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
January 27, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
March 2, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
March 9, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
March 16, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
March 23, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
March 30, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
April 20, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium

Maria Chudnovsky
(Princeton University)

Institute colloquium 
April 27, 2020 16:00 
17:00 
Timothy Browning 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
May 4, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
May 11, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
May 18, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
May 25, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
June 8, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
June 15, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium

Eve Marder
(Brandeis University)

Institute colloquium 
September 16, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Maximilian Jösch 


Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
June 22, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Institute Colloquium


Institute colloquium 
June 29, 2020 16:00 
17:00 



Topological methods for artificial intelligence

Gunnar Carlsson
(Stanford University)

Public outreach event 
April 24, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Herbert Edelsbrunner 


The second kind of impossible

Paul Steinhardt
(Princeton University)

Institute colloquium 
March 18, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Robert Seiringer 


IST Lecture: Steven Simon

Steven Simon
(Oxford University)

Public outreach event 
December 11, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


IST Lecture

Steve Simon
(Oxford University)

Public outreach event 
December 11, 2019 17:00 
18:30 
Maksym Serbyn 


The Entropy Power Inequalities with quantum conditioning

Giacomo de Palma
(University of Copenhagen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 14, 2019 15:45 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


A humble view from inside evolution: imagining our digital future

Helga Nowotny
(Vienna Science and Technology Fund)

Public outreach event 
March 6, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Thomas Henzinger 


Two types of stomach stem cells for the homeostatic turnover of gastric corpus glands

BonKyoung Koo
(IMBA, Vienna)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 6, 2019 13:00 
14:00 
Ani Kicheva 


NDT! Groups Jösch (Laura Burnett) and Danzl


Neuroscience data talk 
April 2, 2019 16:30 
17:45 



NDT! Groups Siegert and Novarino


Neuroscience data talk 
May 21, 2019 16:30 
17:45 



NDT! Groups Shigemoto (Marijo Jevtic) and Jösch (Roshan Satapathy)


Neuroscience data talk 
June 18, 2019 16:30 
17:45 



NDT! Groups Csicsvari and Jonas


Neuroscience data talk 
July 16, 2019 16:30 
17:45 



Stereodynamics of chemical reactions near absolute zero

Andreas Osterwalder
(EPFL, Switzerland)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 21, 2019 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Science Education Day  Inquiry based learning


Public outreach event 
March 27, 2019 14:00 
18:30 



Quantization of heat flow in the fractional quantum Hall regime

Mitali Banerjee
(Columbia University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 25, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Georgios Katsaros 


Evolution and function of DNA methylation within chromatin

Daniel Zilberman
(John Innes Centre)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 12, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Jiri Friml 


Data science of biology

Katarzyna Bozek
(OIST)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 12, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Gasper Tkacik 


Quantum Science with Single Atoms on Surfaces

Philip Willke
(Ewha Womans University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 13, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Johannes Fink 


Hypothesis testing for graphs: Fundamental limits and practical methods

Debarghya Ghoshdastidar
(University of Tübingen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 14, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Christoph Lampert 


Liquid exfoliation of layered crystals

Claudia Backes
(University of Heidelberg)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 14, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Björn Hof 


Scalable systems for continuous processing of data streams

Vasiliki Kalavri
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 28, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Curve counting and tropical geometry

Hannah Markwig
(University of Tübingen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 28, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Uli Wagner 


The ideal theorem, and Dedekind zeta functions on the critical line

Simon RydinMyerson
(Uni Göttingen)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Interactive Learning and Decision Making with Machines and People

Yuxin Chen
(Caltech)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 4, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Vladimir Kolmogorov 


A novel approach for strongly correlated systems: geminalbased wavefunction ansätze

Döme Tibor
(ETH Zurich)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 12, 2019 14:00 
15:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


10 Years of IST Austria

(Chair, Edith Heard, Director General of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory)

Public outreach event 
June 4, 2019 18:00 
20:00 
IST Austria 


Science as revolution

Paul Nurse
(The Francis Crick Institute)

Public outreach event 
June 5, 2019 17:30 
18:45 
Tom Henzinger 


Defining inhibitory microcircuits for limb and thoracic movement

Lora Sweeney
(Salk Inst. for Biological Studies)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 27, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Gaia Novarino 


Does a Single Eigenstate of a Hamiltonian Encode the Critical Behaviour of its FiniteTemperature Phase Transition?

Keith Fratus
(UCSB Physics)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 19, 2019 11:00 
12:30 
Misha Lemeshko 


Dynamical quantum phase transitions in U(1) quantum link models

YiPing Huang
(Max Planck Institut, Dresden)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 26, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Boundary renormalisation of stochastic PDEs

Máté Gerencsér
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 12, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Crossing probabilities of multiple Ising interfaces

Eveliina Peltola
(Université de Genève)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 12, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


LiebThirring inequality for wave functions vanishing on the diagonal set

Simon Larson
(KTH Stockholm)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 21, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Central Limit Theorem for BoseEinstein Condensates

Simone Rademacher
(University of Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 28, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Quantum seminar

Manuel Endres
(Caltech)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
June 4, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Precise Program Reasoning using Probabilistic Methods

Mukund Raghothaman
(University of Pennsylvania)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 19, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Krish Chatterjee 


HawkingUnruh effect and quasinormal decay in quantum Hall effect

Suraj Hegde
(UIUC, Illinois)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
February 26, 2019 14:00 
15:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Hodge theory of character varieties via Topological Quantum Field Theories

Angel Gonzalez Prieto
(Universidad Politécnica de Madrid)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


GrossPitaevskii Limit of a Homogeneous Bose Gas at Positive Temperature

Andreas Deuchert
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
February 19, 2019 16:00 
18:00 



Logarithmic lambdaconnections, singular opers and Hilbert schemes of points on ruled surfaces

Szilard Szabo
(Renyi, Budapest)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 4, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar

Alex Kuronya
(GoetheUniversität Frankfurt)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 25, 2019 13:00 
15:30 



The eclectic cerebellum  from neurons to circuits and behavior

Stephanie Rudolph
(Harvard Medical School)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 5, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Sandra Siegert 


Time covariance (and stationarity) for last passage percolation models

Alessandra Occelli
(Uni Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2019 16:00 
17:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Quantum seminar: Implementing nonreciprocity with two superconducting qubits in waveguide

Andrés Rosario Hamann
(University of Queensland, Australia)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 9, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Johannes Fink 


Selforganization and symmetry breaking in intestinal organoid development

Prisca Liberali
(FMI Basel)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 19, 2019 11:00 
12:15 
Edouard Hannezo 


Dominik Schröder Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
March 11, 2019 14:00 
17:00 



Mathphys Seminar

Gitta Kutyniok
(TU Berlin)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 13, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


Nonlocal and nonabelian Majoranabased physics

Karsten Flensberg
(Niels Bohr Institute)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 19, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Andrew Patrick Higginbotham 


Nextgeneration human cell reprogramming to study agerelated neurodegeneration

Jerome Mertens
(University of Innsbruck)

Life Sciences Seminar 
February 25, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Gaia Novarino 


How the genome is reorganized during zygotic reprogramming to totipotency

Kikue Tachibana
(IMBA)

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 7, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Simon Hippenmeyer 


Barbara Casillas Perez, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
March 13, 2019 13:30 
16:30 



Dynamics of random interfaces and tilings of the plane

Fabio Toninelli
(CNRS Lyon)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 4, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Laszlo Erdös 


From dynamic biomolecular structures to biological function using integrated NMRbased structural biology

Paul Schanda
(Inst. de Biologie Structurale (IBS))

Life Sciences Seminar 
March 5, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Florian Schur 


Fundamental Limits and Practical Algorithms in Inference: From Communication to Learning

Marco Mondelli
(Stanford University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 11, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Dan Alistarh 


Quantum topology from symplectic geometry

Vivek Shende
(UC Berkeley)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 11, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Tamas Hausel 


Perceptual Engineering

Misha Sra
(MIT)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 12, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Bernd Bickel 


Understanding distributed dataflow systems and applications

Ioannis Liagouris
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 18, 2019 10:00 
11:00 
Krish Chatterjee 


Specialization of (stable) rationality in families with mild singularities

Johannes Nicaise
(Imperial)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 2, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


Effective equidistribution of primitive rational points on expanding horospheres

Daniel ElBaz
(Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in Bonn)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 21, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Dynamics of Confined Cell Migration

Chase Broedersz
(LMU Munich)

FriSBi 
March 18, 2019 13:30 
14:30 



Slow dynamics in constrained manybody quantum systems

Paolo P. Mazza
(SISSA, Trieste)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 13, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maksym Serbyn 


Counting rational points on cubic hypersurfaces

Per Salberger
(Chalmers University of Technology and University of Gothenburg)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 28, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


Rational points over global fields and applications.

Pankaj Vishe
(Durham University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 14, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tim Browning 


GeomTop Seminar: Connectivity of the FlipGraph of Triangulations

Emo Welzl
(ETH Zurich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 6, 2019 13:00 
14:15 
Uli Wagner 


CarlenFrankLieb conjecture and monotonicity of αz Rényi relative entropy

Haonan Zhang
(Université de FrancheComté and Polish Academy of Sciences)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 7, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
Jan Maas 


Young Scientist Symposium 2019


Symposium/Conference 
May 17, 2019 09:00 
17:00 



Hall algebra approach to cohomology rings

Olivier Schiffmann
(Département de Mathématiques d'Orsay)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 21, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Minimizing GCD sums, multiplicative energy and applications

Marc Munsch
(Uni Graz)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 4, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Quantum seminar: Cavity QED with Spin Qubits

Guido Burkard
(University of Konstanz)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 26, 2019 11:30 
12:30 
Georgios Katsaros 


TWIST Talk Roland Kalb (proionic GmbH): A Startup Journey from a Greek Beach towards World Leadership in Manufacture of Ionic Liquids

Roland Kalb


April 4, 2019 15:00 
16:00 
Markus Wanko 


Semiclassical limit of large fermionic systems at positive temperature

Arnaud Triay
((Universite ParisDauphine))

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 21, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Uniform Lipschitz functions on the triangular lattice have logarithmic variations

Ioan Manolescu
(University of Fribourg)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 12, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Vienna Probability Seminar

Martin Huesmann
(Universität Wien)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 9, 2019 15:30 
16:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Vienna Probability Seminar

Eero Saksman
(University of Helsinki)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 9, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Vienna Probability Seminar

Balint Toth
(Bristol and Budapest)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 23, 2019 15:30 
16:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Vienna Probability Seminar

Aran Raoufi
(ETH Zürich)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 7, 2019 15:30 
16:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Vienna Probability Seminar

Tom Hutchcroft
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 7, 2019 17:00 
18:00 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Vienna Probability Seminar

Nina Gantert
(TU München)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
June 4, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Disordered systems with complex bonds: from basic principles to biomimetic functionality

Carl Goodrich
(Harvard University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
March 19, 2019 09:00 
10:00 
Edouard Hannezo 


Mathphys Seminar

Mathieu Lewin
(Universite ParisDauphine)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
April 25, 2019 16:00 
18:00 
Robert Seiringer 


Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar

Sofia Tirabassi
(University of Bergen and Stockholm University)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 23, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Poisson local eigenvalue statistics for continuum random Schrödinger operators

Adrian Dietlein
(IST Austria)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 26, 2019 16:30 
17:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Analysis and Mathematical Physics Seminar Groups Erdös/Maas/Seiringer/Fischer

Ewain Gwynne
(University of Cambridge)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 26, 2019 17:30 
18:30 
M. Beiglböck, N. Berestycki, L. Erdös, J. Maas 


Sandpile group of graphs and digraphs

Lilla Tóthmérész
(Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 9, 2019 13:00 
15:30 
Tamas Hausel 


Controlling active matter with curvature and topology

Daniel Pearce
(University of Geneva)

Life Sciences Seminar 
April 16, 2019 13:00 
14:00 
Martin Loose 


An NMR toolbox to study the surface of nanocrystals; Enabling superconducting, memristive and catalytic applications

Jonathan de Roo
(Ghent University)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 12, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Maria Ibanez 


Hecke Größencharakters and the LFunction Ratios Conjecture

Ezra Waxman
(Charles University in Prague)

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
May 2, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Tim Browning 


Quantum seminar

Claudiu Genes
(MPL)

Physical Sciences Seminar 
April 23, 2019 11:00 
12:00 
Mikhail Lemeshko 


Katarina Valoskova, Thesis Defense


Thesis defense 
April 11, 2019 10:00 
13:00 



GeomTop Seminar: "Relaxed Diophantine Equations for Geometric Primitives in Integer Space"

Ranita Biswas
(IST Austria (Edelsbrunner group))

Mathematics and CS Seminar 
March 20, 2019 13:00 
14:15 

