in honor of Yakov G. Sinai on the occasion of his 70th birthday

All talks will be in Room 3206 of the Mathematics Department except as
posted at the conference. On **Friday March 17** in the same room, our
department colloquium will be:

3:00-4:00 | Gregory Margulis, Yale University |

Closed orbits of group actions |

9:00-9:35 | Sergei Novikov, University of Maryland |

Topology of the Hamiltonian systems/foliations on the Riemann surfaces | |

9:45-10:20 | Konstantin Khanin, University of Toronto |

Circle dynamics and rigidity | |

10:20-10:50 | Coffee Break |

10:50-11:25 | Anatole Katok, Penn State University |

Rigidity for higher rank actions via KAM: partially hyperbolic, elliptic, and possibly parabolic cases | |

11:35-12:10 | Vadim Kaloshin, Caltech and Penn State University |

Examples of diffusion in infinite dimensional nearly integrable Hamiltonian systems including 1-d NLS | |

12:10-2:00 | Lunch |

2:00-2:35 | John Mather, Princeton University |

Minimization and averaging | |

2:45-3:20 | Leonid Koralov, Princeton University and University of Maryland |

Averaging of Hamiltonian flows with an ergodic component | |

3:20-3:50 | Coffee Break |

3:50-4:25 | Nikolai Chernov, University of Alabama |

Slow decay of correlations in a dispersing billiard table with cusps | |

4:35-5:10 | Leonid Bunimovich, Georgia Tech |

Continued fractions and billiards | |

5:20-5:55 | Ilya Goldsheid, University of London |

Lyapunov exponents of products of random diffeomorphisms | |

8:00 | Party at Jakobson's |

9:00-9:35 | Charles Fefferman, Princeton University |

Whitney's extension problems | |

9:45-10:20 | Svetlana Jitomirskaya, UC Irvine |

Quasiperiodic operators with analytic potential at low coupling: sharp results | |

10:20-10:50 | Coffee Break |

10:50-11:25 | Michael Aizenman, Princeton University |

Persistence under weak disorder of AC spectra of quasi-periodic Schroedinger operators on trees graphs | |

11:35-12:10 | Joel Lebowitz, Rutgers University |

Microscopic dynamics and macroscopic behavior: time evolution and nonequilibrium stationary states | |

12:10-2:00 | Lunch |

2:00-2:35 | Michael Goldstein, University of Toronto |

Resonances and formation of the gaps in the spectrum of quasi-periodic Schrödinger equation | |

2:45-3:20 | Susan Friedlander, University of Illinois-Chicago |

The limit of vanishing viscosity for the Navier-Stokes spectrum | |

3:20-3:50 | Coffee Break |

3:50-4:25 | Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton University |

On a generalized Kirchoff-Sobolev parametrix and a break-down criterion in general relativity | |

4:35-5:10 | Weinan E, Princeton University |

The crystallization problem | |

5:20-5:55 | Jonathan Mattingly, Duke University |

The stochastic Navier Stokes equation: ergodicity and spectral gaps | |

7:30 | Banquet |

9:00-9:35 | David Ruelle, IHES |

Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics of a classical infinite system of rotators | |

9:45-10:20 | Michael Shub, University of Toronto |

Entropy estimates for circle mappings | |

10:20-10:50 | Coffee Break |

10:50-11:25 | Toufic Suidan, UC Santa Cruz |

Random matrix central limit theorems for non-intersecting random walks | |

11:35-12:10 | Alexander Soshnikov, UC Davis |

On the distribution of the largest eigenvalues in random matrices | |

12:10-2:00 | Lunch |

2:00-2:35 | Pavel Bleher, IUPUI |

Critical behavior of Gaussian random matrices with external source | |

2:45-3:20 | Yakov Pesin, Penn State University |

Stable ergodicity of partially hyperbolic attractors | |

3:20-3:50 | Coffee Break |

3:50-4:25 | Natasa Pavlovic, Princeton University |

On periodic nonlinear Schrödinger equations | |

4:35-5:10 | Thomas Spencer, IAS |

Quantum and classical dynamics in a random environment | |

5:20-5:55 | James Yorke, University of Maryland |

The edge of chaos in a fluid flow |

9:00-9:35 | Valery Oseledets, Moscow State University | ||||||||||||||||||

Erdos measures and Markov chains | |||||||||||||||||||

9:45-10:20 | Dmitry Jakobson, McGill University | ||||||||||||||||||

Estimates from below for the remainder in local Weyl's law | |||||||||||||||||||

10:20-10:50 | Coffee Break | ||||||||||||||||||

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11:50-12:25 | Alexander Bufetov, University of Chicago | ||||||||||||||||||

The central limit theorem for the Teichmueller flow on the moduli space of Abelian differentials | |||||||||||||||||||

12:25-12:55 | Coffee Break | ||||||||||||||||||

12:55-1:30 | Yuri Kifer, Hebrew University | ||||||||||||||||||

Probabilistic problems in deterministic fully coupled averaging | |||||||||||||||||||

1:40-2:15 | Sheldon Newhouse, Michigan State University | ||||||||||||||||||

Homoclinic phenomena on surfaces |