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Paul Stephen Aspinwall

Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics
Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708-0320
244 Physics Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours 2:00 to 3:00pm each Friday
10:00 to 11:00am each Wednesday  

Selected Presentations & Appearances


Bad Conformal Field Theories · April 18, 2016 Invited Talk Physics Department, University of Pennsylvania,
Discriminants and Mirror Symmetry - Homological Mirror Symmetry · March 9, 2016 Invited Talk BIRS , Banff, Canada
Discriminants and Mirror Symmetry - F Theory at 20 · February 25, 2016 Invited Talk CalTech,
Massless D-branes and Discriminants · December 21, 2015 Invited Talk Stanford University, Physics Department, Stanford
The Kahler Moduli Space of Calabi-Yau Manifolds · December 22, 2013 Lecture Hamburg University
Bad Conformal Field Theories · April 18, 2016 Invited Talk Physics Department, University of Pennsylvania,
Discriminants and Mirror Symmetry - Homological Mirror Symmetry · March 9, 2016 Invited Talk BIRS , Banff, Canada
Discriminants and Mirror Symmetry - F Theory at 20 · February 25, 2016 Invited Talk CalTech,
Massless D-branes and Discriminants · December 21, 2015 Invited Talk Stanford University, Physics Department, Stanford
The Kahler Moduli Space of Calabi-Yau Manifolds · December 22, 2013 Lecture Hamburg University
Exoflops and Extremal Transitions · December 17, 2013 Lecture Stanford
Monodromy and Collapsing del Pezzo Surfaces · June 11, 2013 Lecture CRM Montreal
The topological B-model and superpotentials · August 14, 2012 Lecture BIRS Banff
D-Branes on Calabi-Yau Threefolds · July 9, 2012 Lecture Warwick University
D-Branes on Calabi-Yau Threefolds · July 3, 2012 Lecture Bonn University
Linear sigma models and (0,2) models · May 14, 2012 Lecture Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook
A (0,2) McKay Correspondence · December 12, 2011 Lecture Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
A (0,2) McKay Correspondence · November 5, 2011 Lecture Mirror Symmetry Conference, Kansas State U
A Study of (0,2) Deformations of (2,2) Theories · June 9, 2011 Lecture String-Math conference, Penn
Quivers and Matrix Factorizations · May 18, 2011 Lecture Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
A Study of (0,2) Deformations of (2,2) Theories · May 9, 2011 Lecture Simons Center for Geometry and Physics
D-Branes, Toric Geometry and Matrix Factorizations · March 18, 2011 Lecture Commutative Algebra Conference, Univ of South Carolina
Can Instantons Kill H1(End(T)) Singlets? · December 20, 2010 Lecture Stanford University
String Theory and the McKay Correspondence · June 15, 2009 Lecture University of Pennsylvania
Probing Calabi-Yau Geometry with D-Branes · March 30, 2009 Lecture University of Michigan
Geometry and String Theory · February 6, 2009 Lecture University of Central Florida
Probing Calabi-Yau Geometry with D-Branes · January 14, 2009 Lecture Stony Brook University
Probing Calabi-Yau Geometry with D-Branes · November 6, 2008 Lecture Texas A&M University
Probing Calabi-Yau Geometry with D-Branes · October 20, 2008 Lecture Virginia Tech
B-Type D-Branes on Calabi-Yau Manifolds · July 21, 2008 Lecture KITP, Santa Barbara
Non-Commutative Resolutions and Toric Geometry · May 12, 2008 Lecture BIRS, Banff
Computations in String Theory with Macaulay 2 · March 17, 2008 Lecture Cornell University

Service to the Profession


NSF Proposal Review · December 2013 Committee Service
NSF Panel · February 2013 Committee Service
Coorganizer : String Theory for Mathematicians 5/14/12 – 5/18/12 · December 14, 2012 Event/Organization Administration Simons Center, Stony Brook
NSF and other proposals reviewed · November 2011 Committee Service
Proposal Review NSF · December 15, 2010 Committee Service