Non-Equilibrium and String Theory Workshop,

Oct 19-21,

340 West Hall


Organizers: Djordje Minic, Rob Leigh, Leo Pando Zayas and Diana Vaman


Saturday, October 20



9:00 - 9:45
Martin Kruczenski (Purdue), "
Black hole formation in AdS and thermalization on the boundary " hep-th/9905227, hep-th/9912209


9:45 - 10:30
Alex Buchel (Perimeter), "
Quantum quenches in strongly coupled systems "


Coffee Break


11:00 - 11: 45
Pallab Basu (Kentucky) "
Classical dynamics of a holographic scalar field"


11:45 - 12: 30
Di-Lun Yang, (Duke), "Jet Quenching of Light Probes in Non-Equilibrium Strongly Coupled Plasmas"


Lunch Break


2:30 - 3:15
Julian Sonner (MIT) "
Dynamics of Broken Symmetry'"


3:15 - 4:30
Sergey Khlebnikov (Purdue) "Non-equilibrium superconductivity and string theory"


Coffee Break


5:00 - 5:45

Omid Saremi (Berkeley) Disordered AdS/CFT and Random Matrix Theory


5:45 - 6:30
Edgar Shaghoulian (Stanford)
"Multicentered black holes as glassy systems"


Sunday, October 21


9:00 - 9:45
Henrique P. de Oliveira (UERJ, Brazil) "
A Kolmogorov-Zakharov Spectrum in AdS Gravitational Collapse "


9:45 - 10:30

Hans Bantilan (Princeton) "Towards an Asymptotically AdS Description of Heavy Ion Collisions"



10:30 - 11:00 Closing Remarks