Title: Domino tilings of the Aztec diamond
Abstract: The talk is a survey of one of the most beautiful solvable probabilistic models and its relations with other fields – interacting particle systems, random interfaces in 3d, and random matrices.
Alexei Borodin (MIT, USA)
Professor of mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) works on asymptotic representation theory, relations with random matrices and integrable systems, and the difference equation formulation of monodromy. In 2008, won the European Mathematical Society Prize, one of ten prizes awarded every four years for excellence by a young mathematics researcher. In 2010, he was one of four Caltech faculty invited to present their work at the International Congress of Mathematicians. In 2015 he won the Loève Prize and the Henri Poincaré Prize. In 2018 he became a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 2019 he was awarded the Fermat Prize.