Dima Sinapova is an assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

She works in logic and set theory. Her research focuses on cardinal arithmetic, relative consistency results, forcing, large cardinals, singular combinatorics

She received her PhD in 2008 from UCLA, under the supervision of Itay Neeman. Between 2008 and 2012 she was a postdoc at the University of California Irvine.

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Recent and upcoming talks by Dima Sinapova

Dima Sinapova: Iterating Prikry Forcing

Monday, June 26th, 2017, 10.30-12.00 Aula Lagrange, Palazzo Campana, Università di Torino Speaker: Dima Sinapova (University of Illinois at Chicago) Title: Iterating Prikry Forcing Abstract: We will present an abstract approach of iterating Prikry type forcing. continue reading…

MFO workshop in Set Theory, Oberwolfach, February 2017

Set Theory (Workshop ID: 1707) 12 Feb – 18 Feb 2017 Organisers Ilijas Farah, Toronto Sy-David Friedman, Wien Ralf Schindler, Münster Hugh Woodin, Cambridge MA continue reading…

MAMLS at VCU, April 1-2, 2017

MAMLS at VCU will be a gathering of set theorists working on large cardinals, inner models, forcing and relative consistency results, sponsored by the NSF and the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics at Virginia Commonwealth University. continue reading…

Logic Colloquium 2016, July 31- August 6, 2016

The Logic Colloquium 2016, organized under the auspices of the Association for Symbolic Logic, will be held at the University of Leeds (UK) from July 31 to August 6. Plenary Speakers Gödel lecture: Stevo Todorcevic Other plenary speakers: Benno van den Berg Laurent Bienvenu Richard Garner Rob Goldblatt Itay Kaplan Toniann Pitassi Farmer Schlutzenberg Dima Sinapova Henry Towsner Timothy Williamson Boris Zilber Tutorials  Topic: Univalent Foundations Speaker: Thierry Coquand Topic: Computable model theory Speaker: Uri Andrews Special Sessions Set theory Organizers: Boban Velickovic, Itay Neeman Andrew Marks – UCLA David Schrittesser – University of Copenhagen Anush Tserunyan – UI Urbana Champaign Nam Trang – UC Irvine Topic: Computability theory Organizers: Iskander Kalimullin, Sebastiaan Terwijn. continue reading…

Menachem Magidor 70th Birthday Conference, Jerusalem, February 17-19 2016

Menachem Magidor 70th Birthday Conference The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, February 17-19 2016 Reigstration is now open! Invited speakers: Artur Apter (CUNY) Joan Bagaria (ICREA & UB) James Cummings (CMU) Mirna Dzamonja (UEA) Ilijas Farah (York) Matthew Foreman (UCI) Moti Gitik (TAU) Juliette Kennedy (Helsinki) Peter Koepke (Bonn) Jean Larson (UFL) Bill Mitchell (UFL) Ralf Schindler (Münster) Saharon Shelah (HUJI) Dima Sinapova (UIC) John Steel (Berkeley) Jouko Väänänen (Helsinki & ILLC) Boban Velickovic (Paris 7) Matteo Viale (Torino) Philip Welch (Bristol) Hugh Woodin (Harvard) Organizers: Laura Fontanella Itay Kaplan Asaf Karagila Assaf Rinot continue reading…

High and low forcing, San Jose, Jan 11 – 15, 2016

High and low forcing January 11 to January 15, 2016 at the American Institute of Mathematics, San Jose, California organized by Itay Neeman and Dima Sinapova This workshop, sponsored by AIM and the NSF, is devoted to new methods of forcing, in infinitary combinatorics, and in connection with axioms about the real line. continue reading…

Forcing and its applications: Retrospective Workshop, March 29 – April 2, 2015

The meeting will take place at the Field Institute, 222 College Street, Toronto. About In the years 1963-1964, Paul Cohen developed the method of forcing in order to settle Cantor’s Continuum Problem.  continue reading…

Arthur Apter & Moti Gitik’s 60th birthday meeting, CMU, May 30-31 2015

There will be a meeting at CMU May 30-31 2015 in honour of Arthur Apter and Moti  Gitik. Speakers: Omer Ben-Neria Joel Hamkins Peter Koepke Menachem Magidor (canceled) Bill Mitchell Assaf Rinot Ralf-Dieter Schindler Dima Sinapova Hugh Woodin Timetable Saturday 30 May 8:45-9:30: Refreshments (Wean Hall 6220) 9:30-10:15: Assaf Rinot, “Putting a diamond inside the square”. continue reading…

5th European Set Theory Conference, August 24 – 28, 2015

The 5th European Set Theory Conference (5ESTC) is the fifth meeting in a series of biannual meetings coordinated by the European Set Theory Society. Earlier meetings were held in Bedlewo (1ESTC, July 2007 and 2ESTC, July 2009), Edinburgh (3ESTC, July 2011) and Mon St. continue reading…

2nd Arctic Set Theory Workshop, February 12-17, 2015

This international workshop on the latest developments in set theory will be held in the Kilpisjärvi Research Center of the University of Helsinki, during February 12-17, 2015. A group of leading mathematical logicians, together with younger researchers, from Finland, USA, Israel, UK, Germany, France, Canada, Italy, Greece, China, and Austria will meet in this unique location to make progress on the hardest questions of set theory today. continue reading…