## Members

Name | Alexander Its |

Affiliation | Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) |

Phone (1) | 1-(317) 603 7781 |

Areas of research (1) | Mathematical Physics and Integrable systems |

Area of research (2) | Asymptotic analysis, special functions, orthogonal polynomials, matrix models |

Area of research (3) | Exactly solvable quantum field and statistical mechanics models |

Area of research (4) | Soliton Theory |

Students with dates (current and since last year) and affiliation (1) | Andrei Prokhorov. 2013 – April 2019, IUPUI |

Students with dates (current and since last year) and affiliation (2) | Roozbeh Gharakhloo, 2013 – April 2019, IUPUI |

Visiting Researchers with exact dates (current and since last year) and affiliation (1) | Jani Virtanen, 09/16/19 – 09/25/19, Reading University, UK |

Visiting Researchers with exact dates (current and since last year) and affiliation (2) | Gyorgy Geher, 09/16/19 – 09/25/19, Reading University, UK |

Visiting Researchers with exact dates (current and since last year) and affiliation (3) | John Harnad, 10/09/19 – 10/13/19, CRM, Montreal, Canada |

Visiting Researchers with exact dates (current and since last year) and affiliation (4) | Christian Klein, 11/21/19 – 11/23/19, University of Burgundy, Dijon, France |

Selected Recent Publications (past 2 years only) (1) | A. R. Its, A. Prokhorov, On some Hamiltonian properties of the isomonodromic tau functions, in ''Ludwig Faddeev Memorial Volume: A Life in Mathematical Physics" eds. Molin Ge, Antti Niemi, Kok Khoo Phua, Leon A. Takhtajan, New Jersey : World Scientific, 2018. |

Selected Recent Publications (past 2 years only) (2) | A. Its, E. Its, The Riemann-Hilbert Approach to the Helmholtz Equation in a quarter-plane. Revisited Letters in Mathematical Physics, Letters in Mathematical Physics. Volume 108, Issue 4, pp.1109-1135, 2018, |

Selected Recent Publications (past 2 years only) (3) | A. R. Its, O. Lisovyy, and A. Prokhorov, Monodromy dependence and connection formulae for isomonodromic tau functions, Duke Math. J. (2018) Volume 167, Number 7 pp 1347 ( 1432 ( DOI 10.1215/00127094- 2017-0055) |

Selected Recent Publications (past 2 years only) (4) | T. Bothner, A. Its, A. Prokhorov, On the analysis of incomplete spectra in random matrix theory through an extension of the Jimbo-Miwa-Uena differential, Advances in Mathematics v. 345 2019 DOI: 10.1016/j.aim.2019.01.025 |

Selected Recent Publications (past 2 years only) (5) | R. Gharakhloo, A. R. Its, K.K. Kozlowski, Riemann-Hilbert approach to a generalized sine kernel. arXiv:1905.04907v1 [math-ph], accepted to LMP. |

Selected Recent Publications (past 2 years only) (6) | E. Basor, P. Bleher, R. Buckingham, T. Grava, A. Its, E. Its, J. P. Keating, A representation of joint moments of CUE characteristic polynomials in terms of Painleve functions, 2019, Nonlineraity, Volume 32, Number 10, pp 4033 – 4078 |

Recent Invited Talks and Lectures (past year only) (1) | Toeplitz determinants, Painleve equations, and special functions. A Riemann-Hilbert point of view. Mini-course at Luminy, France during the Research School – Coulomb gas, Integralility and Painleve equations March 11 – 15, 2019 |

Recent Invited Talks and Lectures (past year only) (2) | Large time asymptotics for the cylindrical Korteweg-de Vries equation. II Invited talk at the conference "Nonlinear dynamics and long-time asymptotics", in the memory of Vladimir S. Buslaev. St. Petersburg, Russia, May 16, 2019 |

Recent Invited Talks and Lectures (past year only) (3) | On the asymptotic analysis of the Calogero-Painlevé systems. Invited talk at the conference “The Art of Quantization'' on the occasion of Faddeev's 85th anniversary in St. Petersburg, Russia, May 31, 2019 |

Recent Invited Talks and Lectures (past year only) (4) | The Riemann-Hilbert method. Toeplitz determinants as a case study. Master Class in the Isaac Newton Institute Fall 2019 thematic program: Complex Analysis: Techniques, Applications and Computations, UK, Cambridge, October 24 and October 25, 2019 |

Recent conferences organized or co-organized (past 2 years only) (1) | Tau Functions of Integrable Systems and Their Applications, Banff Conference, September 2 – 7, 2018 |

Recent conferences organized or co-organized (past 2 years only) (2) | Complex Analysis in Mathematical Physics and Applications, INI, Cambridge, 28 October 2019 – 1 November 2019 |