# University of Saskatchewan

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Scientific, Workshop

2024 CMS Summer Meeting Mini-Courses: Applied Topology: Persistent Homology

Persistent Homology is an application of algebraic topology (filtered chain complexes) to statistics. Roughly speaking, one naturally associates filtered chain complexes to data in a variety of ways. Persistent homology is the structure of how the...

Scientific, Workshop

2024 CMS Summer Meeting Mini-Courses: Applied Topology: DNA Topology

DNA topology is the study of the geometry (supercoiling) and topology (knotting and linking) of DNA. Knots and links in DNA are known to obstruct normal cellular processes and geometric factors such as the amount of writhe or supercoiling are known...

Industrial, Summer School

Math2PowerQuantum: Quantum Computing Summer School

The Math2Power Quantum summer school on quantum computing will be held across 2 days (May 29 and 30) in the lead up to the CMS Summer Meeting and is aimed at helping students in the mathematical sciences learn - through a combination of lectures and...

Scientific, Workshop

International Workshop on Hyperordered Structures and Quantum Materials

The International Workshop on Hyperordered Structures and Quantum Materials will be held for four days in western Canada in order to exchange ideas between researchers in the fields on both sides of the Pacific. The event will bring together...

Scientific, Seminar

USask PIMS Geometry and Physics (GAP) Seminar: Julius Grimminger

I will aim to give a pedagogical introduction to 3d Coulomb branches of quiver gauge theories, which are certain holomorphic symplectic varieties with symplectic singularities. After briefly explaining why I care about such spaces as a physicist, I...

Scientific, Seminar

USask PIMS Geometry and Physics (GAP) Seminar: Antoine Bourget

Over the past 5 years, the stratification of 3d Coulomb branches into symplectic leaves has been the subject of intense work in the physics community. Mathematically, this corresponds to understanding the nested singularity structure of conical...

Scientific, Seminar

USask PIMS Geometry and Physics (GAP) Seminar: Yuly Billig

AV-modules are representations of Lie algebra V of vector fields that admit a compatible action of the commutative algebra A of functions. This notion is a natural generalization of D-modules. In this talk we shall start by reviewing the theory of AV...

Scientific, Seminar

USask PIMS Geometry and Physics (GAP) Seminar: Casey Blacker

A symplectic Hamiltonian manifold consists of a Lie group action on a symplectic manifold, together with the additional structure of a moment map, which encodes the group action in terms of the assignment of Hamiltonian vector fields. In special...

Scientific, Seminar

USask PIMS Geometry and Physics (GAP) Seminar: Abid Ali

The question of integrality for semi-simple algebraic groups over the field of rational numbers was esablished by Chevalley in the 1950s as part of his work on associating affine group schemes with groups over integers. For infinite-dimensional Kac...

Scientific, Seminar

USask PIMS Geometry and Physics (GAP) Seminar: Michael Groechenig

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## Staff

Position | Name | Phone # | Office | |
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PIMS Site Director - University of Saskatchewan | Steven Rayan |
rayan@math.usask.ca | +1 (306) 966-6090 | McLean Hall 209 |

Education Coordinator - University of Saskatchewan | Gary Au |
au@math.usask.ca | +1 (306) 966-6103 | McLean Hall 239 |

Site Administrator - University of Saskatchewan | Kyla Denton |
kyla@math.usask.ca | +1 (306) 966-6125 | McLean Hall 142 |

Name | Position | Research Interests | Supervisor | Year |
---|---|---|---|---|

Seth Taylor |
PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan | Numerical Analysis & Scientific Computing | Ray Spiteri | 2025 |

Konstantin P. Druzhkov |
PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan | Applied mathematics & PDE | Alexey Shevyakov | 2024 |

Benjamin Anderson-Sackaney |
PIMS-Simons Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan | Group Theory & Generalizations | Ebrahim Samei | 2023 |

Matthew Rupert |
PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Saskatchewan | Associative Rings and Algebras | Steven Rayan | 2022 |

Puttipong Pongtanapaisan |
Postdoctoral Researcher | Manifolds and Cell Complexes | Chris Soteros | 2021 |

Kazuki Ikeda |
University of Saskatchewan | High Energy Physics, Mathematical Physics | Steven Rayan | 2020 |

Sebastian Dominguez |
SFU | Numerical Analysis &High Performace Computing | Raymond Spiteri | 2020 |

Alessandro MalusÃ |
University of Saskatchewan | Geometry | Steven Rayan | 2018 |

Varvara Shepelska |
University of Saskatchewan | Functional Analysis | Ebrahim Samei | 2016 |

Xiangke Chang |
University of Saskatchewan | Numerical Analysis | Jacek Szmigielski | 2015 |

Alexander Bihlo |
University of British Columbia | Group analysis of differential and difference equations | Alexei Shevyakov | 2014 |

Nicholas Beaton |
University of Saskatchewan | Combinatorics | Chris Soteros | 2014 |