Brandeis is hosting a two-week summer institute for graduate students in the mathematical sciences from July 27-August 7. This will combine the annual summer institute of Brandeis’ Geometry and Dynamics IGERT program, with a sequel to the US-India Advanced Studies Institute on thermalization, held two years ago in Bangalore.

**Topics:**

- Large deviation theory
- Statistics of extreme events
- The large N expansion in statistical and quantum physics
- Statistical fluid dynamics
- Quantum information and quantum gravity
- Thermalization in Quantum Systems

**Lecturers:**

Sumit Das (U. Kentucky)

Chandan Dasgupta (IISC, Bangalore)

Rajesh Gopakumar (HRI, Allahabad and ICTS)

Alex Maloney (McGill University)

Satya Majumdar (LPTMS, Paris)

Sanjib Sabhapandit (Raman Research Institute, Bangalore)

Peter Weichman (BAE systems)

**Organizers:**

Albion Lawrence

Bulbul Chakraborty

**Registration:**

There will be no registration fee, but the venue will have limited capacity, so interested students should register by sending an email to Catherine Broderick (cbroderi@brandeis.edu) by July 4. Please list your affiliation, your year in graduate school, any publications, and the name of your PhD advisor.

Additional information can be found at www.brandeis.edu/igert/.