2014 PIMS Undergraduate Workshop on Supersymmetry

  • Start Date: 05/25/2014
  • End Date: 05/31/2014

University of British Columbia


In physics, supersymmetry is a pairing between bosons and fermions appearing in theories of subatomic particles. One may study supersymmetry mathematically by using Adinkras, which are graphs with vertices representing the particles in a supersymmetric theory and edges corresponding to the supersymmetry pairings. The workshop will combine lectures on the mathematics of supersymmetry, emphasizing graph theory and algebraic structures, with problem-solving sessions. Sylvester James Gates, a prominent mathematical physicist at the University of Maryland and recipient of the National Medal of Science, will be the keynote speaker.


This event is part of the Collaborative Research Group in Geometry and Physics.

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Full program

The UGSS program is now available here



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For details on registratrion  please visit the Supersymmetry site here



Please contact: Ursula Whitcher at whitchua@uwec.edu.







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Full scientific report available here.