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.