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Anatole Katok Center For Dynamical Systems And Geometry

Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics

The 33rd Fall meeting of the
Semi-annual Workshop in Dynamical Systems and Related Topics
will take place on November 3-6, 2022. It will be dedicated to 75th birthdays of Michael Brin and Yakov Pesin


Brin and Pesin photos

All lectures will be held at the Mathematics Department (114 McAllister Building) at the Penn State University Park campus.

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 will be 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.

A SPECIAL SESSION  dedicated to the 75th birthday of YAKOV PESIN organized by Jairo Bochi (, Vaughn Climenhaga (vclimenh@Central.UH.EDU), and Svetlana Katok ( will take place on Friday, November 4.

A SPECIAL SESSION "Collaborations of female researchers in dynamical systems and related areas of geometry, topology and number theory" organized by Zhenqi Wang ( will take place in the morning session on Saturday, November 5.

The 4th MICHAEL BRIN DYNAMICAL SYSTEMS PRIZE FOR YOUNG MATHEMATICIANS will be presented in the afternoon session on Saturday, November 5 followed by a talk by the winner.

BOOK EXHIBITS by American Mathematical Society, Cambridge University Press, World Scientific, and University of Chicago Press.

BANQUET will be on Friday, November 4 in Hilton Garden Inn on College Ave. Buffet will start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 10:00 p.m., cash bar.

Price $40.00 ($20.00 for graduate students). Payment is due upon registration (cash or check only).

Invited Speakers:

Keith Burns, Northwestern University

Vaughn Climenhaga, University of Houston

Dmitry Dolgopyat, University of Maryland, College Park

Alena Erchenko, University of Chicago

Boris Hasselblatt, Tufts University

Michael Jakobson, University of Maryland, College Park

Konstantin Khanin, University of Toronto

Tamara Kucherenko, City College of New York 

François Ledrappier (CNRS, Paris)

Stefano Luzzatto, Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics

Françoise Pène, University of Brest

Pablo Shmerkin, University of British Columbia

Michael Shub, City College of New York

Domokos Szász, Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Zhenqi Wang, Michigan State University

In addition, there will be 8 short talks by graduate students and postdocs on Sunday, and a poster session.

Workshop Organizers:

Jairo Bochi (

Svetlana Katok (

Staff Assistant:

Shawna Dougherty (

If you decided to participate in the conference, please, register at your earliest possible convenience by filling out the Registration form and submitting it electronically.


The invited speakers will stay at the Hyatt Place State College. Reservations will be made by the Department.

Participants will stay at the Hilton Garden Inn. Participants should make their own hotel reservations and guarantee with a valid credit card. Guests will pay for their own lodging at the hotel during checkout. Please, use this link for reservations. Reference group code DOMReservations need to be received  by October 3

There are a few rooms available for the participants at the Hyatt Place State College. In order to book on line, go to, choose the dates and State College location, type in group code G-PSMT to receive the group discount under the "Corporate or Group Code" option from the drop-down menu  listed as the last one beneath the dates.

Should you decide change your arrival/depature dates or if you should decide not to attend, please contact the hotel directly. Please note: cancellation fees, early depature fees and no-show policies effective.

PLEASE NOTE: We would appreciate it if you could pay your lodging from your own grants to help provide additional support for young people to attend. However, we are able to provide partial support which normally consists of reimbursement of a shared double room (room & tax only).

Click here for detailed University Park campus map listing individual buildings. General information about State College including restaurant guides, hotel information, maps, weather forecast, etc. is available here. Travel instructions can be obtained from

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.

Parking:  The HUB parking desk is the closest option for visitors.

Spring Workshop at the University of Maryland, College Park "Partial Hyperbolicity" will take place on May 8 - May 12, 2023.