2020 Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics


The 31st Fall meeting of the

 Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

 will take place on

October 30th through November 1st, 2020.





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 Anatole Katok Center for Dynamical Systems and Geometry at Penn State, Eberly College of Science and Department of Mathematics at Penn State.

Special session  “NEW TRENDS IN THERMODYNAMIC FORMALISM" organized by Jairo Bochi will meet on Friday, October 30 afternoon


The 3rd MICHAEL BRIN DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS PRIZE FOR YOUNG MATHEMATICIANS  will be presented on Saturday, October 31 followed by a talk by the winner

Special session speakers:

Jairo Bochi, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile

Tushar Das, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Anton Gorodetski, University of California, Irvine

Natalia Jurga, University of Saint Andrews


Invited Speakers for the general sessions:


Amir Algom, Penn State University

Vitaly Bergelson, Ohio State University

Dmitry Dolgopyat, University of Maryland, College Park

Changguang Dong, University of Maryland, College Park

Bassam Fayad , Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche

Snir Ben Ovadia, Weizmann Institute of Science

Frank Trujillo, University of Zurich

Polina Vytnova, University of Warwick


Speakers for short talks sessions:

Fatna Abdedou, Institut de Mathématiques de Jussieu-Paris Rive Gauche

Nawaf Alansari, Penn State University

Hassan Attarchi, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dong Chen, Penn State University

Davit Karagulyan, University of Maryland, College Park

Shahriar Mirzadeh, Michigan State University

Dominic Veconi, Penn State University

Agnieszka Zelerowicz, University of Maryland, College Park


Svetlana Katok (sxk37@psu.edu)

Federico Rodriguez Hertz (fjr11@psu.edu)


If you decided to participate in the workshop, please, register at your earliest possible convenience by filling out the Registration form and submitting it electronically.  The registration is free. The invitations to zoom talks will be distributed by email to registered participants.


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