Justin Tatch Moore is an associate professor of mathematics at Cornell University. His research concerns the combinatorics of uncountable sets and its applications in mathematics.

He received his Ph.D. in 2000 from the University of Toronto under the supervision of Stevo Todorcevic. In 2006, he won first prize in the Young Scholars competition celebrating the Godel Centenary.

He is one of the organizers of the fall 2012 Thematic Program in Forcing and its Applications at the Fields Institute.

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Recent and upcoming talks by Justin Moore

Set Theory, Model Theory and Applications (In memory of Mati Rubin), Eilat, April 22-26, 2018

RESEARCH WORKSHOP OF THE ISRAEL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Set Theory, Model Theory and Applications (In memory of Mati Rubin)   The international conference “Set Theory, Model Theory and Applications,” in memory of our late colleague Mati Rubin, will take place at the Eilat Campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel) from 22 – 26 April, 2018. continue reading…

Simon Thomas: the first 60 years, Rutgers, September 15-17, 2017

The conference Simon Thomas: the first 60 years will take place this September 15–17 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. List of speakers Clinton Conley Ilijas Farah Matt Foreman Alekos Kechris Justin Moore Andrew Marks Itay Neeman Anush Tserunyan Robin Tucker-Drob Saharon Shelah Hugh Woodin Organizer Grigor Sargsyan continue reading…

Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras, Nashville, May 5–11, 2017

Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras May 5 – May 11, 2017 Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA http://my.vanderbilt.edu/ncgoa17 The Fifteenth Annual Spring Institute on Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras will take place at Vanderbilt University from May 5 to May 11, 2017, under the direction of Jesse Peterson. continue reading…

Justin Moore: The subgroup structure of Thompson’s group F

Place: Bahen Centre (Room 2179) Date: November 11, 2016 (15:30- 17:00) Speaker: Justin Moore, Cornell University Title: The subgroup structure of Thompson’s group F Abstract: What is the structure of the finitely generated subgroups of Thompson’s group F, equipped with the embeddability relation? continue reading…

6th European Set Theory Conference, Budapest, July 3–7, 2017

The 6th European Set Theory Conference (6ESTC) of the European Set Theory Society will be organized in Budapest, at the Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, next year, July 3 – 7, 2017. continue reading…

Set theory workshop at UIC, October 20-23, 2016

Set theory workshop The workshop will be held at the University of Illinois at Chicago on October 20-23. Topic will cover forcing, large cardinals, applications of set theory. We will have three tutorials from leading experts and several talks by younger researchers. continue reading…

Justin Moore: There may be no minimal non $\sigma$-scattered linear order

Place: Fields Institute (Stewart Library) Date: March 28th, 2016 (14:00-15:00) Speaker: Justin Moore Title: There may be no minimal non $\sigma$-scattered linear order Abstract:  In this talk we demonstrate that it is consistent that there is no linear order which is minimal with respect to being non $\sigma$-scattered.This shows a theorem of Laver, which asserts that the $\sigma$-scattered linear orders are well quasi-ordered is sharp. continue reading…

TOPOSYM, July 25–29, 2016

Twelfth Symposium on General Topology and its Relations to Modern Analysis and Algebra www.toposym.cz Toposym 2016 will be held on July 25–29, 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic under the auspices of the Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic and the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of the Charles University. continue reading…

Independence Results in Mathematics and Challenges in Iterated Forcing, Norwich, November 2-6 2015

Satellite Workshop 2nd November 2015 to 6th November 2015 Held at the University of East Anglia Norwich, UK Organisers: David Aspero (University of East Anglia), Joan Bagaria (Universitat de Barcelona), Mirna Dzamonja (University of East Anglia), Benedikt Loewe (Universität Hamburg) Workshop Theme Independence Results in Mathematics and Challenges in Iterated Forcing Forcing, and especially iterated forcing, is an extremely fruitful technique for proving that certain statements in mathematics are independent from ZFC, or some other base set theory. 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…