
Benoit Charbonneau
University of Waterloo, Department of Pure Mathematics
University of Waterloo, Department of Physics and Astronomy, crossappointed
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, affiliate
Teaching (Spring 2018):
 PMATH 320, Euclidean Geometry
 Tuesdays 9:0011:30 in MC 1056 and Thursdays 10:0011:30 in MC 2038
 Education:
PhD  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  2004 
MSc  Université du Québec à Montréal  1999 
BSc  Université du Québec à Montréal  1998 
 Academic positions:
Associate Professor  University of Waterloo, Department of Pure Mathematics  Since 2014 
Crossappointment  University of Waterloo, Department of Physics and Astronomy  Since 2017 
Affiliate  Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics  Since 2012 
Assistant Professor  St. Jerome's University, Department of Mathematics  20102014 
Crossappointment  University of Waterloo, Department of Pure Mathematics  20102014 
Visiting Assistant Professor  Duke University  20072010 
NSERC Postdoctoral Researcher  McGill University  20052007 
Postdoctoral Researcher  McGill University  20042005 
 Research Interests: Gauge theory, more specifically Nahm transforms, YangMills instantons, and their dimensional reductions, and moduli spaces of vector bundles
 Areas of Interest:
Differential geometry Algebraic geometry Gauge theory
 Keywords:
Gauge theory • Nahm transform • Periodic YangMills instantons • Gravitational instantons • Calorons • Monopoles • Moduli spaces of vector bundles

Papers
(For the complete list of my arxiv submissions, my public author identifier is http://arxiv.org/a/charbonneau_b_1.)
 Benoit Charbonneau, Patrick Charbonneau, Grzegorz Szamel, A Microscopic Model of the StokesEinstein Relation in Arbitrary Dimension, to be published in Journal of Chemical Physics (2018)
arxiv:1803.02229
 Benoit Charbonneau and Jacques Hurtubise, Spatially periodic instantons: Nahm transform and moduli, Communications in Mathematical Physics, Communications in Mathematical Physics (2018)
[doi SharedIt]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Derek Harland, Deformations of nearly Kähler instantons,
Communications in Mathematical Physics, (2016),
[doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Mark Stern, Asymptotic Hodge Theory of Vector Bundles,
Communications in Analysis and Geometry vol. 23 no. 3
(2015),
pp. 559609
[doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau, Patrick Charbonneau, Yuliang Jin, Giorgio Parisi, Francesco Zamponi, Dimensional dependence of the Stokes–Einstein relation and its violation
The Journal of Chemical Physics
139, 164502 (2013)
[doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau, Patrick Charbonneau, Gilles Tarjus, Geometrical Frustration and Static Correlations in HardSphere Glass Formers,
The Journal of Chemical Physics
138, 12A515 (2013)
[doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau, Patrick Charbonneau, Gilles Tarjus, Geometrical frustration and static correlations in a simple glass former,
Phys. Rev. L, vol. 108
(2012) [PhysRevLett.108.035701]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Jacques Hurtubise, The Nahm transform for calorons,
in The many facets of geometry: a tribute to Nigel Hitchin, edited by JeanPierre Bourguignon, Oscar GarciaPrada and Simon Salamon
(July, 2010), Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199534920 [arxiv:0705.2412]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Jacques Hurtubise, Singular HermitianEinstein monopoles on the product of a circle and a Riemann surface,
International Mathematics Research Notices
(April, 2010) [doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau, Yuriy Svyrydov, and P.F. Tupper, Convergence in the Prokhorov Metric of Weak Methods for Stochastic Differential Equations,
IMA Journal of Numerical Analysis, vol. 30 no. 2
(2010),
pp. 579594 [drn067], [doi]
 J.A. van Meel, B. Charbonneau, A. Fortini, and P. Charbonneau, Hardsphere crystallization gets rarer with increasing dimension,
Phys. Rev. E, vol. 80
(2009),
pp. 061110 [PhysRevE.80.061110]
 Juli Atherton, Benoit Charbonneau, Xiaojie Zhou, David Wolfson, Lawrence Joseph and Alain C. Vandal, Bayesian optimal design for changepoint problems,
Canadian Journal of Statistics, vol. 37 no. 4
(2009),
pp. 495513 [cjs.10037]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Jacques Hurtubise, Calorons, Nahm's equations on S^1 and bundles over P^1xP^1,
Communications in Mathematical Physics, vol. 280 no. 2
(2008),
pp. 315349, ISSN 00103616 [MR2395473], [doi]
 Charbonneau, Benoit, From spatially periodic instantons to singular monopoles,
Communications in Analysis and Geometry, vol. 14 no. 1
(2006),
pp. 183214, ISSN 10198385 [MR2230575 (2007c:53036)],
[doi]
Other work
 Analytic aspects of periodic instantons, MIT Ph.D. Thesis, written under the supervision of Tomasz Mrowka, 2004.
 Introduction au théorème de RiemannRoch, UQAM M.Sc. Thesis, written under the supervision of François Lalonde and Pierre Bouchard, 1999.
 Various MathSciNet reviews
 Recent Grant Support
 Geometry of vector bundles and moduli spaces of instantons, National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grant, 2011/042019/04.
 Analytic and algebraic aspects of periodic instantons, St. Jerome's University Faculty Research Grant, 2012/052014/04
 A simple perspective on Bondorder invariants, St. Jerome's University Faculty Research Grant, 2011/052012/04.
 Nahm transform of spatially periodic instantons and asymptotic Hodge theory, St. Jerome's Faculty Research Grant, 2011/052012/04.
 Bridge Lecture Series, CMS Endowment, 2011/012011/12.
 Periodic instantons and geometry of vector bundles, St. Jerome's University Faculty Research Grant, 2010/052011/04.

Current Service

Previous Service (since 2010)
 Member of the Pure Mathematics Department undergraduate committee, 20142017.
 Member of the Waterloo working group on salary anomalies, 20152016.
 Leader of the UW Faculty of Mathematics RFP on electronically assisted marking, 2015.
 Coordinator of the UW Faculty of Mathematics Pilot on the use of electronically facilitated marking, 20142015.
 Faculty member of the St Jerome's University Board of Governors, 20132014.
 Academic advisor at St. Jerome's University, 20102014.
 Associate editor of Annales des Sciences Mathématiques du Québec, 20092013.
 Representative of SJU on the University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics Standings and Promotions committee, 20112012.
 Member of the St. Jerome's University 150th anniversary committee, 20112012.
 Member of the St. Jerome's Committee on Research and Scholarship, 2012.

Conferences organized
 Special session on Geometric Analysis, CMS Winter meeting, Waterloo, December 2017.
 Special session on Gauge Theory and Special Geometry, Mathematical Congress of the Americas, Montréal, July 2017.
 Special session on Differential Geometry, CMS Winter meeting, McMaster, December 2014.
 Special session on Differential Geometry, CMS Winter meeting, Toronto, December 2011.
 Annual East Coast Geometry Festival, Duke University, April 2527, 2008
 Workshop on nonlinear integral transforms: FourierMukai and Nahm, CRM, August 2731, 2007
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