• Lie Algebras

    Students will learn the basic structure theory of simple Lie algebras over the complex numbers, as well as the theory of their highest weight represen...

  • Neuronal Molecular Signaling

    During this course we will review receptor signaling and its associated transcriptional responses as well as peripheral local translation of signaling...

  • Surface Sciences

    Surface science is a discipline devoted to elucidating fundamental properties of physics and chemistry occurring at surfaces and interfaces. Surface s...

  • Statistical Modeling

    Modern technologies in experimental sciences and computational sciences generate a large amount of high-dimensional data. In contrast to classical hyp...

  • Linear Algebra

    We will cover the basics of linear algebra, including proofs. This will start from the perspective of vector spaces over arbitrary fields, quickly spe...

  • Statistical Mechanics, Critical Phenomena and Renormalization Group

    The course is designed as an introduction to the methods of statistical mechanics and evolves into critical phenomena and the renormalization group. ...

  • Quantum Materials Science

    After overviewing various interesting quantum materials and their unique functionalities, this course will introduce the concept of materials design ...

  • Relativistic Mechanics and Classical Field Theory

    We begin with a gentle and thorough introduction to Special Relativity, and take some time to have fun with shapes in Minkowski space. We proceed...

  • Neural Dynamics of Movement

    The course will start from the mechanisms of animal movement, including the evolutionary, ecological and energetic aspects; we will explore the anatom...

  • Quantum Mechanics I

    This is a two-semester graduate course that covers most of the essential topics of modern non-relativistic quantum mechanics. The course is primarily ...