
Benoit Charbonneau
University of Waterloo, Department of Pure Mathematics
University of Waterloo, Department of Physics and Astronomy, crossappointed
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, affiliate
 Education:
PhD  Massachusetts Institute of Technology  2004 
MSc  Université du Québec à Montréal  1999 
BSc  Université du Québec à Montréal  1998 
 Academic positions:
Associate Dean Undergraduate Studies  University of Waterloo, Faculty of Mathematics  July 2019 to June 2023 
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: YangMills instantons (ASD, G2, NearlyKahler), their dimensional reductions (in particular monopoles), and moduli space problems. Glass transition.
 Areas of Interest:
Differential geometry Algebraic geometry Gauge theory
 Keywords:
Gauge theory • YangMills instantons • Nahm transform • Gravitational instantons • Calorons • Monopoles • NearlyKahler instantons • Moduli spaces • Glass transition

Papers
(For the complete list of my arxiv submissions, my public author identifier is http://arxiv.org/a/charbonneau_b_1.)
 Benoit Charbonneau, Ákos Nagy, On the construction of monopoles with arbitrary symmetry breaking (2022)
[arXiv:2205.15246]
 Benoit Charbonneau, Anuk Dayaprema, C. J. Lang, Ákos Nagy, and Haoyang Yu, Construction of Nahm data and BPS monopoles with continuous symmetries Journal of Mathematical Physics, 63, Issue 1, 013507 (Editor's Pick) (2022)
[doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau, Patrick Charbonneau, Yi Hu, and Zhen Yang,
Highdimensional percolation criticality and hints of meanfieldlike caging of the random Lorentz gas, Phys. Rev. E 104, 024137 (2021)
[doi]
 Sepehr Rashidi, C.G. Hewitt, and Benoit Charbonneau, Dynamical Equilibrium States of a Class of Irrotational NonOrthogonally Transitive G2 Cosmologies II: Models With One HypersurfaceOrthogonal Killing Vector Field, Classical and Quantum Gravity 58 155013 (2021)
[doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Spencer Whitehead, Studying Wythoff and Zometool Constructions Using Maple. In: Gerhard J., Kotsireas I. (eds) Maple in Mathematics Education and Research. MC 2019. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1125, pp 6576 Springer (2020) [doi]
 Benoit Charbonneau and Jacques Hurtubise, Spatially periodic instantons: Nahm transform and moduli, Communications in Mathematical Physics, Communications in Mathematical Physics, 365, pp. 255–293 (2019)
[doi SharedIt]
 Benoit Charbonneau, Patrick Charbonneau, Grzegorz Szamel, A Microscopic Model of the StokesEinstein Relation in Arbitrary Dimension, Journal of Chemical Physics 148, 224503 (2018)
[doi]
 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
 PhD Students (and first job after graduation)
 Recent Grant Support
 Gauge theoretic moduli spaces, National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grant, 2019/042024/04.
 Geometry of vector bundles and moduli spaces of instantons, National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Discovery Grant, 2011/042019/04.
 Bridges Lectures Series, Fields Institute outreach grants, 20162017, 20172018, 20192020
 Bridge Lecture Series, CMS Endowment, 2011/012011/12.

Current Service

Previous Service (since 2010)
 Associate Dean Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Mathematics, 20192023
 Salary chief negotiator for FAUW, 20172020.
 Member of the Faculty of Mathematics Strategic Plan Working Group: Outreach Implementation, Fall 2018.
 Member of the Faculty of Mathematics Student Appeals Committee, 20172019
 Member of the Pure Mathematics Department Awards committee, 20182019.
 Cochair of the University of Waterloo working group on salary structure, 2018.
 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
 Atelier sur la géométrie différentielle et l’analyse globale (online), CIRGET and CRM, May 2021.
 Geometry, Analysis, and Quantum Physics of Monopoles (Online) (21w5002), BIRS, February 2021.
 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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