Dynamics at HUJI

Dynamical Systems Theory

    • The study of Dynamical Systems emerged from classical 19th and 20th century physics as an abstraction of systems that change over time. Today the discipline has evolved into a rich and independenttheory, with connections to many other branches of mathematics, including number theory, combinatorics, analysis, random walks and random matrix products, fractal geometry and geometric measure theory, information theory, Lie groups and discrete groups, descriptive set theory, computation and complexity theory, complex analysis, and mathematical finance. The dynamical systems group at the Hebrew University has taken a central role in the development of the theory since the early 1960s, and includes many of the leading researchers in the field today.

Faculty

    • Noam Berger
    • Probability theory, Spatial random systems, Percolation theory, Random walks
    • Hillel Furstenberg (emeritus)
    • Ergodic theory, Topological dynamics, Lie groups, Geometry of
    • fractals, Ergodic Ramsey Theory
    • Ori Gurel-Gurevich
    • Probability theory, Simple random walks on general graphs, Percolation theory, Random graphs, Probabilistic algorithms, Spatial random systems
    • Mike Hochman
    • Dynamical system theory, Ergodic theory, Topological dynamics, Symbolic dynamics, Fractal geometry
    • Yuri Kifer
    • Probability, Dynamical systems, Financial mathematics
    • Zemer Kosloff
    • Ergodic theory, probability, and dynamical systems
    • Genadi Levin
    • Low-dimensional dynamics, Complex dynamics, Non-linear phenomena, Complex analysis
    • Elon Lindenstrauss
    • Ergodic theory, Dynamical systems, and their applications to number theory
    • Shahar Mozes
    • Ergodic theory, Lie Groups and Discrete subgroups
    • Benjy Weiss (emeritus)
    • Ergodic theory, Topological dynamics, Probability theory

Current postdocs

    • Abel Farkas
    • (2016–)
    • Balazs Barany
    • (2017–)
    • Meng Wu
    • (2017–)
    • Lei Yang
    • (2015–)

Current graduate students

    • Amir Algom
    • Moran Cohen
    • Uriel Gabor
    • Tom Gilat
    • Benjamin Gottesman Berdah
    • Yeor Hafouta
    • Eran Igra
    • Or Landesberg
    • Ariel Rapaport
    • Or Weinstein

Former postdocs

    • Sebastian Donoso
    • (2015– 2016)
    • Tuomas Sahlsten
    • (2013–2015)
    • Marie Curie Fellow at Bristol
    • Nicolas de Saxce
    • (2014–2015)
    • CNRS -Universite Paris-Nord
    • Georgie Samuel Knight
    • (2014–2015)
    • Etienne Le Masson
    • (2013–2015)
    • Postdoc University of Bristol
    • Pavel Zorin-Kranich
    • (2013–2014)
    • Postdoc University of Bonn
    • Pascal Vanier
    • (2012–2013)
    • Universite Paris 12
    • Peter Varju
    • (2011–2012)
    • Cambridge
    • Talia Fernos
    • (2010–2011)
    • University of North Carolina at Greensboro
    • Boris Begun
    • (2005–2006)
    • Siddhartha Bhattacharya
    • (2000–2001)
    • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
    • Bertrand Remi
    • (2000–2001)
    • Ecole polytechnique
    • Hee Oh
    • (1998–1999)
    • Yale University
    • Bryna Kra
    • (1994–1996)
    • Northwerstern University

Former graduate students

    • Ilya Khayutin (2016)
    • Postdoc fellow at Princeton
    • Menny Aka (2012)
    • Postdoc fellow at ETH
    • Iddo Samet (2011)
    • Postdoc UIUC
    • Uri Shapira (2010)
    • Technion
    • Yonatan Gutman (2009)
    • Polish Academy of Sciences
    • Nir Avni (2008)
    • Northwestern University
    • Mike Hochman (2007)
    • Hebrew University
    • Alexander Fish (2006)
    • University of Sydney
    • Tamar Ziegler (2003)
    • Hebrew University
    • Tsachik Gelander (2003)
    • Weizmann Institute
    • Yair Glasner (2002)
    • Ben Gurion University
    • Elon Lindestrauss (1999)
    • Hebrew University
    • David Meiri (1999)
    • Software Architect
    • Yehuda Shalom (1998)
    • Tel Aviv University
    • Barak Weiss (1998)
    • Tel Aviv University
    • Alex Furman (1996)
    • University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Itai Benjamini (1992)
    • Weizmann Institute
    • Amos Nevo (1992)
    • Technion
    • Shahar Mozes (1991)
    • Hebrew University
    • Yuval Peres (1990)
    • Microsoft Research
    • Radu Zaharopol (1984)
    • Vitaly Bergelson (1984)
    • Ohio State University
    • Daniel Berend (1982)
    • Ben Gurion University
    • David Gurarie (1979)
    • Case Western Reserve University
    • Ytzhak Weit (1977)
    • Haifa University
    • Jonathan Aaronson (1977)
    • Tel-Aviv University
    • Shmuel Glasner (1971)
    • Tel-Aviv University
    • Michael Lin (1971)
    • Ben Gurion University
    • Reuven Peleg (1971)
    • Moshe Jarden (1970)
    • Tel-Aviv University
    • Aharon Atzmon (1970)
    • Tel-Aviv University
    • Shlomo Horowitz (1969)
    • Lior Tzafriri (1966)
    • Hebrew University

Undergraduate courses

    • 80421 Probability Theory II (Spring, Gurel-Gurevich)

Graduate courses

    • 80744 Selected results in modern dynamics I (Fall)
    • 80588 Topics in Probability (Fall, Gurel-Gurevich)
    • 80818 Advanced course on buildings (Fall, Mozes)
    • 80894 Topics in homogeneous dynamics (Fall, Lindestrauss)
    • 80745 Selected results in modern dynamics II (Spring)
    • 80724 Harmonic functions and Poisson boundaries for locally compact groups (Spring, Furstenberg)
    • 80615 Ergodic Theory (Spring, Hochman)

Related Topics courses

    • 80923 Higher dimensional expanders (Spring, Lubotzky)
    • 80609 Automorphic Forms (Spring, Matz)
    • 80646 Arthur-Selberg Trace Formula for GL(2) (Fall, Matz)

Conferences

Postdoctoral positions

The Einstein Institute of Mathematics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is soliciting applications for postdoctoral positions for the academic year 2017/18. Candidates must hold a PhD in mathematics, or expect to be awarded one by the end of 2016, and at the time of appointment must be no more than 5 years from receiving their PhD.

The positions are pure research positions and do not carry teaching duties. Funding is available through faculty members' research grants, Lady Davis Fellowships, or other external sources. Support for academic travel and other expenses may be available.

Applications should be sent to the email below and should include:

Name of prospective host.
Curriculum Vitae.
Publication list.
3 letters of recommendation, to be sent directly by the author of the letter (not the applicant).

Applications will be considered starting December 15, 2016, and continue until positions are filled. Note that applications to the Lady Davis foundation must be made by December 31, 2016, and must be submitted jointly with the host.

Contact email: Yafit Sarfati

Postal Mail:

Einstein Institute of Mathematics
Edmond J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, 91904, Israel

Seminars