Graduate Student / Postdoc Seminar
Homogenization and Statistical Mechanics
Speaker: Scott Armstrong, CIMS
Location: Warren Weaver Hall 1302
Date: Friday, October 18, 2019, 1 p.m.
I will explain how elliptic homogenization arises unexpectedly in the context of scaling limits of certain gradient Gibbs models and how this connection, which originated in the work of Naddaf and Spencer (1997), has greatly enhanced our understanding both problems.