2016 Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

The 27th Fall meeting of the

 Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

 will take place on

October 27 - 30, 2016

 All lectures will be at the Mathematics Department (McAllister building)

at the Penn State University Park campus


This workshop first met at Penn State University in the spring of 1991. It has been hosted by Penn State University each fall since then, and each spring since 1992 by the University of Maryland, and is jointly sponsored by the two institutions.  The basic funding of the workshop is provided by an NSF grant. Additional funding for this meeting, is provided by the Center for Dynamics and Geometry at Penn State.


The Center for Dynamics and Geometry at Penn State has established


The prize, which carries a cash award of $4,000 will honor researchers

up to 4 years after their Ph.D. 


will be awarded on Saturday, October 29.

The Prize Committee is currently composed of

Artur Avila, Giovanni Forni, Federico Rodriguez Hertz and Omri Sarig.


The joint Workshop and Department of Mathematics Colloquium talk
will be given on Thursday, October 27 by
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research Center
Confirmed Speakers:
Joe Auslander,  University of Maryland, College Park
Alex Blumenthal,  University of Maryland, College Park
Sarah Bray, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Aaron Brown, University of Chicago
Keith Burns, Northwestern University
Jon Chaika, University of Utah
Vaughn Climenhaga, University of Houston
Todd Fisher, Brigham Young University
Alexander Gamburd, Graduate Center, CUNY
Anton Gorodetski, University of California, Irvine
Boris Hasselblatt, Tufts University
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
Konstantin Khanin, University of Toronto
Ilya Khayutin, Princeton University and IAS
Carlos Matheus, IMPA, Brazil
Peter Nandori, University of Maryland, College Park
Omri Sarig, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Dan Thompson, Ohio State University
Kurt Vinhage, University of Chicago
Workshop Banquet 
 will be held on Friday, October 28 at 7PM at Fuji & Jade Garden Restaurant
418 Westerly Pkwy, State College, PA 16801.

The price is $30 ($15 for graduate students); it will cover food and tip. Drinks will be purchased individually.

Register for the banquet upon arrival to Penn State, payment is due upon registration.

Yakov Pesin (pesin@math.psu.edu)
Zhiren Wang (zhirenw@psu.edu)
Conference Staff Assistant:
Deanna M. Confer (dml21@psu.edu)

If you decided to participate in the conference, please, register at your earliest possible convenience by filling out the Registration form and submitting it electronically. >

Requests for reimbursement of local expenses will be considered by the organizers.

Participants will stay at the Atherton HotelSleep Inn and Days Inn  Hotels.  Please, make your hotel reservations directly.

Click here for detailed University Park campus map listing individual buildings. 
General information about State College including restaurant guides, hotel information, maps, weather forecast, etc. is available here
Travel instructions can be obtained from maps.google.com .

You may be interested in browsing the Penn State Center for Dynamics and Geometry webpage. There you will find our seminar schedule, list of special events, publications of group members, courses information.