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

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…

Mid-Atlantic Mathematical Logic Seminar, October 25-26, 2014

Rutgers Logic Conference 2014 The Fall 2014 Rutgers Logic Meeting will take place at Rutgers University on October 25-26, 2014. The invited speakers are Ilijas Farah, Andrew Marks, Justin Moore, Saharon Shelah, Dima Sinapova, and Nam Trang. continue reading…

21st Boise Extravaganza in Set Theory, June 18-20, 2014

BOISE EXTRAVAGANZA IN SET THEORY (BEST) June 18 – 20, 2014 University of California, Riverside The 21-st meeting of BEST will be hosted at University of California, Riverside, as a symposium of the 95th annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science – Pacific Division (AAAS-PD). continue reading…

Inner Model Theory events in California, June, 2014

Descriptive Inner Model Theory 2-6 Jun 2014 Palo Alto CA, U.S.A. The AIM at Palo Alto will host a workshop on descriptive inner model theory, June 02-06, 2014, organized by R. continue reading…

2014 North American Annual ASL Meeting, May 19 – 22, 2014

2014 ASL North American Annual Meeting. May 19–22, 2014, Boulder, Colorado. The invited speakers are: L. Barto, B. Csima, V. de Paiva, J. Hirst, M. Hrusak, A. Kolesnikov, A. Marks, M.C. continue reading…

MFO workshop in Set Theory, Oberwolfach, January 2014

These are title of the talks from the 2014 Oberwolfach meeting. Below, are some of the slides. Brendle – Rothberger gaps in analytic quotients Conley – Measurable analogs of Brooks’s theorem for graph colorings Cramer – Inverse limit reflection and generalized descriptive set theory Cummings – Combinatorics at successors of singulars Dobrinen – Progress in topological Ramsey space theory Dzamonja – Combinatorial versions of SCH Fischer – Template iterations and maximal cofinitary groups Gitik – Short extenders forcings and collapses Golshani – The effects of adding a real to models of set theory Koepke – An Easton-like Theorem for ZF Set Theory Krueger – Forcing square with finite conditions Lupini – Borel complexity and automorphisms of $C^*$-algebras Melleray – Full groups of minimal homeomorphisms and descriptive set theory Mildenberger – Specialising Aronszajn trees in a gentle way Moore – Completely proper forcing and the Continuum Hypothesis Motto Ros – On the descriptive set-theoretical complexity of the embeddability relation on uncountable models Neeman – Higher analogues of PFA Rinot – Complicated Colorings Sabok – Automatic continuity for isometry groups Sargsyan – Core Model Induction and Hod Mice Schindler – Does $\Pi^1_1$  determinacy yield 0#? continue reading…