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1.
 
SERCNP2017 — SERC School on Nuclear Physics From New Perspectives
ID
841501
Dates
07 Feb 2017 - 27 Feb 2017
Location
Coimbatore, India
Abstract
The scope of this three-week school will be a blend of experimental and theoretical aspects of nuclear physics from newly emerging perspectives to cater the interest of the participants working in different subfields of nuclear physics.
Contact
Dr. M. Balasubramaniam, Director of the School;     Email: sercnp2017@gmail.com
Topics
Nuclear Structure at extremes, Nuclear Reactions, Nuclear Astrophysics
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2.
 
4th School on Frontiers in Nuclear and Hadronic Physics
ID
856614
Dates
20 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017
Location
Florence, Italy
3.
 
2017 Joint ICTP-IAEA School on Atomic Processes in Plasmas
ID
828561
Dates
27 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017
Location
Trieste, Italy
Abstract
The school is concerned with theoretical and computational methods for the study of collisional and radiative atomic processes in plasmas including the following: atomic processes in low-density plasmas (e.g. astrophysical, fusion and laboratory), atomic processes in warm and hot dense matter and X-ray sources, computational methods for atomic structure and collisions, principles of spectroscopic diagnostics of plasma, collisional-radiative modelling and calculation of plasma spectra, simulations of non-Maxwellian and highly transient plasmas, opacity (radiation transport) effects on plasma properties and plasma diagnostics, methods for analysis of spectral line shapes and profiles, and online codes for calculation of ionization distributions and spectra.
Topics
atomic processes in plasmas, non-LTE modeling, plasma spectroscopy, atomic structure.
4.
 
"Mirror Symmetry, Tropical Geometry, Gel'fand-Kapranov-Zelevinsky A-Philosophy and Beyond"
ID
836461
Dates
27 Feb 2017 - 03 Mar 2017
Location
Seoul, South Korea
Abstract
conference and winter school on "Mirror Symmetry, Tropical Geometry, Gel'fand-Kapranov-Zelevinsky A-Philosophy and Beyond" , at KIAS.
5.
 
CLASHEP 2017 — 9th CERN - Latin-American School of High-Energy Physics
ID
847680
Dates
08 Mar 2017 - 21 Mar 2017
Location
San Juan del Rio, Mexico
6.
 
47th Saas-Fee Advanced Course: Supernovae, cosmic explosions
ID
811333
Start date
12 Mar 2017
Location
Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland
7.
 
16th BCA/CCG Intensive Teaching School in X-Ray Structure Analysis
ID
816872
Dates
25 Mar 2017 - 02 Apr 2017
Location
Trevelyan College, Durham, United Kingdom
8.
 
AdS3-school-GGI2017 — AdS3: theory and practice
ID
830266
Dates
27 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Location
Florence, Italy
Abstract
Gauge linear sigma models - Two-dimensional conformal field theories- Black holes- Four-dimensional instantons- Higher-spin symmetries- Integrability
9.
 
The Capri Spring School on Transport in Nanostructures 2017
ID
830281
Dates
23 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
Location
Capri, Italy
Abstract
The school will address Solid-state quantum information processing. Open to graduate students and young postdocs.
10.
 
YEF-­ECE — 2017 International Young Engineers Forum
ID
843691
Start date
05 May 2017
Location
Costa da Caparica, Portugal
Abstract
The International Young Engineers Forum looks for the latest developments and innovative applications in electrical and computer engineering, dealing with systems’ design and utilization, looking forward to efficient devices and systems with appropriate control algorithms to meet the needs of business and industry in a global economy. This event will be a unique opportunity for young engineers to connect with each other enabling experience’s sharing and to become internationally active. Young engineers / graduating MSc students are encouraged to submit manuscripts with their latest innovative developments in Electrical and Computer Engineering, based on their MSc theses or early career projects. Each submitted paper shall be jointly co-authored by a young engineer and his/her supervisor or mentor. The YEF-ECE Program Committee will review all submitted full papers and will select the best for presentation based on their innovative and original contribution to engineering solutions.
11.
 
NS3 — 2nd Nuclear Science Summer School
ID
874116
Dates
15 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
Location
East Lansing, United States
12.
 
9th MaMaSELF Status Meeting
ID
865313
Dates
16 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Location
Rigi Kulm, Switzerland
Abstract
The program will focus on two aspects: Work performed by the master students of the Erasmus Mundus program MaMaSELF - Exploring Large Scale Facilites. It will be amended by talks of specialists presenting their methods and talks focusing on large scale facilities. The workshop will give all MaMaSELF students a unique possibility to present their masterwork for a first time in an international audience. In the seclusion of this wonderful place you also will find time to cultivate your network with other scientists and discuss future experiments.
13.
 
SPSAS-HighAstro - So Paulo School of Advanced Science on High Energy and Plasma Astrophysics in the CTA Era
ID
877563
Start date
21 May 2017
Location
IAG-USP, Universidade de So Paulo, So Paulo, Brazil
14.
 
ASES2 — 2nd Advanced School on Exoplanetary Science: ASTROPHYSICS OF EXOPLANETARY ATMOSPHERES
ID
824441
Dates
22 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
Location
Vietri sul Mare (Salerno), Italy
Abstract
The 2nd Advanced School on Exoplanetary Science will be held at the International Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies (IIASS) in Vietri sul Mare (Salerno), Italy from 22 to 26 May, 2017. The School - taking place in the enchanting Amalfi Coast - is aimed to provide a comprehensive, state-of-the-art picture of a variety of relevant aspects of the fast-developing, highly interdisciplinary field of exoplanets research. The Lecture topics of the 2nd year of School will be focused on the Atmospheres of Exoplanets. The Lectures will be delivered by four senior researchers to an audience of graduate students, Ph.D. students and young post-docs.
Contact
Luigi Mancini;     Phone: [+49 (0) 6221 528 454];     Email: mancini@mpia.de
Topics
exoplanets, exoplanet atmospheric models, exoplanet-atmosphere observational techniques, molecular spectroscopy, solar-system atmospheres
Event website
15.
 
LII Zakopane School of Physics
ID
876229
Dates
22 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
Location
Zakopane, Poland
Abstract
According to the School tradition the research on the above topics was performed using nuclear, ion beam and other techniques, in particular: Mossbauer Spectroscopy, Perturbed Angular Correlations, PIXE, Channeling, RBS, Synchrotron Radiation X-ray Fluorescence, XANES, InfraRed Spectroscopy, and Atomic Force Microscopy. However, this time other techniques are also welcomed. The School program is directed to students and young scientists to give them the opportunity to present their work, exchange their experience and to discuss the scientific problems with experienced lecturers.
Contact
Zakopane2017;     Email: zakopane2017@ifj.edu.pl
Topics
biophysics, nanostructures, thin films, life science, condensed matter physics, biomoloecules, free electron laser, medicine, low-dimensional materials, imaging techniques, photosynthesis, serial femtosecond crystallography
16.
 
FAIRNESS 2017 — 5th International Workshop for young scientists with research interests focused on physics at FAIR
ID
843224
Dates
28 May 2017 - 03 Jun 2017
Location
Sitges, Spain
Abstract
The topics of the workshop cover a wide range of aspects in both theoretical developments and current experimental status, concentrated around the four scientific pillars of FAIR.
Topics
Atomic and plasma physics, biophysics, material sciences and applications * Nuclear structure, astrophysics and reactions * Physics of hot and dense nuclear matter, QCD phase transitions and critical point* Hadron Spectroscopy, Hadron Structure, Hadrons in matter and Hypernuclei * Experimental programs APPA, CBM, HADES, NUSTAR, PANDA, as well as BES, NICA and the RHIC beam energy scan
Related subject(s)
17.
 
ICPYS LTP 2017 — VIII International Conference for Professionals and Young Scientists
ID
871458
Dates
29 May 2017 - 02 Jun 2017
Location
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Abstract
Welcome to the VIII International Conference for Professionals and Young Scientists «Low Temperature Physics 2017» (ICPYS-LTP-2017) that will take place in Kharkiv, Ukraine, May 29 - June 2, 2017. The conference is an annual scientific event, which is organized by B.Verkin Institute for Low Temperature Physics and Engineering of the NAS of Ukraine (ILTPE), Kharkiv, Ukraine.
Contact
Olena Vatazhuk;     Phone: [+38 099 017 59 83];     Email: icpys.ltp2017@gmail.com
Topics
Electronic Properties of Conducting and Superconducting Systems, Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Optics, Photonics and Optical Spectroscopy, Quantum Liquids and Quantum Crystals, Cryocrystals, Nanophysics and Nanotechnologies, Biophysics and Physics of Macromolecules, Materials Science, Theory of Condensed Matter Physics, Technologies and Instrumentation for Physical Experiments.
18.
 
XIV Seminar on Software for Nuclear, Subnuclear and Applied Physics
ID
868101
Dates
04 Jun 2017 - 09 Jun 2017
Location
Porto Conte, Alghero, Italy
Abstract
This event is organised by INFN, University of Sassari and by the Consorzio COMETA. The Seminar offers lectures to PHD students, medical physicists and young researchers working at Universities or Research Institutes. The Seminar is organized in didactic units on software developed and used in fundamental and applied physics, theoretical and experimental. The lectures also include a full official basic course on the Geant4 Monte Carlo simulation toolkit. Lectures will cover all aspects of the toolkit from basic installation through advanced topics and will be interspersed with examples that build progressively more complex application, extensible to real space and medical use.
Contact
Pablo Cirrone;     Email: pablo.cirrone@lns.infn.it
Topics
Monte Carlo, Geant4, Parallel Computing, Software, Computation
19.
 
Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XIII
ID
877442
Start date
05 Jun 2017
Location
State College PA, United States
20.
 
Invisibles17 School
ID
836594
Dates
05 Jun 2017 - 09 Jun 2017
Location
Zurich, Switzerland
Abstract
Invisibles17 School will be organized in the context of the H2020 funded ELUSIVES ITN (674896- Elusives - H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015) and InvisiblesPlus RISE (690575 - InvisiblesPlus -H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015) which focus on Neutrino, Dark Matter and CPV physics and their connections, and more generally on physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics. ; The School will take place in Zurich, Switzerland from June 5 to June 9, 2017. The School will be followed by the Invisibles17 Workshop, which will take place in Zurich, Switzerland from June 12 to June 16, 2017.
21.
 
4th Azarquiel School: A Bridge Between East and West
ID
874040
Dates
11 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
Location
Portopalo, Italy
Abstract
We were primarily concerned for the future of students and post-docs from the Mediterranean countries and wanted to initiate something in order to help them to understand (and maybe undertake) our profession, which we consider as and the best form of culture and civilization of modern society; something that is strictly connected with democracy.
22.
 
Shanghai International Crystallographic School Working with Bilbao Crystallographic Server
ID
865400
Dates
11 Jun 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
Location
Shanghai, China
23.
 
Zurich School of Crystallography 2017: Bring Your Own Crystals
ID
865421
Dates
11 Jun 2017 - 22 Jun 2017
Location
Zurich, Switzerland
24.
 
Jaszowiec 2017 — 46th International School and Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors - Jaszowiec 2017
ID
854926
Dates
17 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Location
Szczyrk, Poland
Abstract
International School & Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors
Contact
Bartlomiej Witkowski;     Phone: [+48 22 116 3148];     Email: jasz2017@jaszowiec.edu.pl
Topics
spintronics and spin phenomena in semiconductors, nanostructure semiconductor quantum dots, quantum wells and nanowires, graphene and carbon nanostructures, quantum optics and nanophotonics, topological insulators, electrical, magnetic and optical properties of semiconductor materials, defects and impurities in solids, quantum computing, and synthesis and characterization of semiconductor materials
25.
 
JOINT FGZ-PH Summer School on Methods of Effective Field Theories & Lattice Field Theory
ID
871914
Dates
26 Jun 2017 - 07 Jul 2017
Location
Garching, Germany
26.
 
NiPS Summer School 2017
ID
850030
Dates
30 Jun 2017 - 03 Jul 2017
Location
Gubbio, Italy
Abstract
The Noise in Physical System Laboratory is glad to announce the eighth edition of NiPS Summer School devoted to "Energy harvesting at micro and nanoscales". The school is open to graduate students, post-docs, young researchers, and in general to all scientists interested in the physical foundations and practical applications of energy harvesting and energy transformations at micro and nanoscales.
Contact
NiPS Laboratory;     Email: school@nipslab.org
Topics
Energy Harvesting, microscales, nanoscales, vibration, MEMS, NEMS, ICT, CMOS, energy efficiency
27.
 
ACNS'2017 — Advanced Carbon NanoStructures
ID
876555
Dates
03 Jul 2017 - 07 Jul 2017
Location
Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Abstract
ACNS'2017 is the international forum for the exchange of information on the latest progress in research of carbon nanostructures. General topics include synthesis and technology, physical properties, chemistry of all members of carbon nanostructure family including fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, graphene, carbide derived carbon, onions, nanographite and nanodiamonds as well as their main applications for industry, biology and medicine.
Contact
Prof. Alexander Vul';     Phone: [+7 (812) 292 73 77];     Email: info@acns2017.org
Topics
Materials: Fullerenes Carbon Nanotubes Graphene Nanodiamond particles Carbon onions Nanographite Nanoporous carbon Phenomena: Synthesis Electronic properties Magnetic properties Optical properties Mechanical properties Phase transitions and • Technology of all materials mentioned above • Theory and computer simulation of carbon nanostrucrtures • Methods for characterization of nanocarbons • Applications of carbon nanostructures
Event website
28.
 
TALENT Course "Theory for Exploring Nuclear Structure Experiments"
ID
874092
Dates
03 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Location
ECT* Trento, Italy
29.
 
Boulder School for Condensed Matter and Materials Physics: Frustrated and Disordered Systems
ID
847943
Dates
03 Jul 2017 - 28 Jul 2017
Location
Boulder School for Condensed Matter and Materials , United States
30.
 
SigmaPhi2017 — International Conference on Statistical Physics
ID
854641
Dates
10 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
Location
Corfu, Greece
Abstract
The Conference is organized in the following three Areas to cover all the Topics of Statistical Physics:

Area A: Foundations and Theoretical aspects of classical, quantum and relativistic statistical physics and thermodynamics. Mathematical aspects and methods, formalism, rigorous results, exact solutions, connections with the methods of high energy physics, string theory, mathematical statistics and information theory, classical, quantum and relativistic transport theory, Boltzmann and Fokker-Planck kinetics, nonlinear kinetics, dynamical systems, relaxation phenomena, random systems, pattern formation, fractal systems, solitons, chaotic systems, strongly correlated electrons, soft quantum matter, mesoscopic quantum phenomena, fractional quantum Hall effect, low dimensional quantum field theory, quantum phase transitions, quantum information and entanglement, power laws, etc.

Area B: Applications to Physical Systems: quantum systems, soft condensed matter, liquid crystals, plasmas, fluids, surfaces and interfaces, disordered and glassy systems, percolation, spin glasses, structural glasses, jamming, critical phenomena and phase transitions,fluids and interfacial phenomena, molecular and ionic fluids, metastable liquids, hydrodynamic instabilities, turbulence, growth processes, wetting, surface effects, films, crystals, confined systems, surfaces and interfaces, chemical reactions, cold atoms, etc.

Area C: Applications to non-Physical Systems: Interdisciplinary applications of statistical physics, networks and graphs, applied networks, biophysics, genomics, environments, climate and earth models, seismology, linguistics, econophysics, social systems, traffic flow, algorithmic problems, complex systems, etc.

The Conference is organized in Symposia/Sessions dealing with general aspects and applications.

Workshops: Some workshops will cluster talks dedicated to special topics and will be organized as parallel events (see the menu: Events)

Poster Sessions: The Conference will also include some poster sessions.

Contact
Giorgio Kaniadakis;     Phone: [+390110907331];     Email: giorgio.kaniadakis@polito.it
31.
 
CIMPA Research School on Noncommutative Geometry and Applications to Quantum Physics
ID
832122
Dates
12 Jul 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
Location
International Center of Interdisciplinary Science , Vietnam
Abstract
Noncommutative Geometry (NCG) is a vivid research subject in Mathematics and Physics. The main goal of this school is to train local researchers and students in these topics and to establish strong research collaborations with colleagues, students and researchers. Leading experts in NCG will give an overview of the main well-established results, the essential tools, and some of the present active research activities: • Connes-Chern Character Theorem • Noncommutative Integration Theory (Dixmier Traces, Singular Traces…)• Unbounded KK-theory and Kasparov Product • Dynamical Systems and KMS States • Quantum Groups • Fuzzy Spaces • Noncommutative Standard Model of Particle Physics (See web for further details).
32.
 
Summer School 2017 — International WE-Heraeus-Physics School on "Exciting nanostructures: Probing and tuning the electronic properties of confined systems"
ID
835943
Dates
17 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
Location
Bad Honnef, Germany
Abstract
In this summer school the basics of the preparation of nanostructures, the resulting physical properties, their electronic applications, and theoretical methods will be reviewed. A range of characterization techniques with a special emphasis on spectroscopy will be introduced. The summer school provides an ideal forum for Master and PhD students to become acquainted with the topic and to initiate further discussions. The participants are expected to present their own work in the form of posters. For the application for participation an abstract is required. Two poster session and one hiking tour are planned. The registration fee of 200 Euro will include the accomodation and three meals per day. The deadline for application for particiapation will be the End of December 2016.
Contact
Christian Klinke;     Email: klinke@chemie.uni-hamburg.de
Topics
Nanostructures, spectroscopy, theory, electrical transport, synthesis
33.
 
NSF/CECAM School on Computational Materials Science: From Basics to Applications
ID
856372
Dates
17 Jul 2017 - 27 Jul 2017
Location
Lausanne, Switzerland
Abstract
This school will cover fundamental concepts in density-functional theory (DFT), the use of DFT to solve problems in materials science, and integration of DFT methods into multi-scale modeling.
34.
 
EBSS2017 — Exotic Beam Summer School
ID
874159
Dates
23 Jul 2017 - 29 Jul 2017
Location
Argonne, United States
35.
 
IFEC — 2017 IEEE International Future Energy Challenge
ID
838319
Dates
24 Jul 2017 - 26 Jul 2017
Location
Blacksburg, VA, United States
Abstract
IFEC is an international student competition for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy, which is open to college and university student teams from recognized engineering programs in any location.
36.
 
27th TRIUMF Summer Institute (TSI 2017) -Modern Tools for Nuclear Astrophysics-
ID
859153
Dates
24 Jul 2017 - 04 Aug 2017
Location
Vancouver, Canada
Abstract
The next TRIUMF Summer Institute (TSI 2017) will be held from July 24th to August 4th, 2017 at TRIUMF in Vancouver, Canada. The theme for TSI 2017 is “Modern Tools for Nuclear Astrophysics” and will focus on the three research pillars of nuclear astrophysics: experiments, observations, and astrophysical modelling.

The school will host 40 graduate students and young researchers from all over the globe, and is designed to be very interactive with ample time for questions and discussions. During the two weeks of the TSI, the afternoons will be dedicated to hands-on problem solving to help digest the content of the lectures. TSI 2017 is designed to be accessible to students working in nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics, providing them with a solid foundation in modern methods and tools in all three areas of research, as well as our current understanding of the astrophysical events under study.

37.
 
IFAS3 Astronomy school on spectroscopy and Polarimetry
ID
871803
Start date
31 Jul 2017
Location
IUCAA, Pune, India
38.
 
SUNSET 2017 — School on Unconventional Superconductivity: Experiment and Theory
ID
874199
Dates
07 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
Location
Cargese, Corsica, France
Abstract
Superconductivity and Multiband/multiorbital phenomena, Topology and spin-orbit coupling, Noncentrosymmetric systems, Strong correlations, Artificial superconducting structures: Coexistence & phase competition, Novel aspects of disorder
39.
 
Crystallographic Computing School
ID
816890
Dates
15 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
Location
Bangalore, India
40.
 
Invisibles17 Workshop
ID
836593
Dates
12 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
Location
Zurich, Switzerland
Abstract
Invisibles17 Workshop will be organized in the context of the H2020 funded ELUSIVES ITN (674896- Elusives - H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015) and InvisiblesPlus RISE (690575 - InvisiblesPlus -H2020-MSCA-RISE-2015) which focus on Neutrino, Dark Matter and CPV physics and their connections, and more generally on physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics.
41.
 
International School of Nuclear Physics
ID
859165
Dates
16 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
Location
Erice, Italy
42.
 
9th European Summer school on Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics
ID
877507
Start date
17 Sep 2017
Location
Santa Tecla, Catania, Italy
43.
 
XIIIth School of Cosmology : The CMB from A to Z
ID
877558
Start date
12 Nov 2017
Location
IESC, Cargese (Corsica), France
44.
 
Joint CNA/JINA-CEE Winter School on Nuclear Astrophysics
ID
859133
Dates
12 Dec 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
Location
Shanghai, China
45.
 
Summer Graduate School: Representations of High Dimensional Data
ID
835312
Dates
08 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Location
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, United States
Abstract
In today's world, data is exploding at a faster rate than computer architectures can handle. This summer school will introduce students to modern and innovative mathematical techniques that address this phenomenon. Hands-on topics will include data mining, compression, classification, topic modeling, large-scale stochastic optimization, and more.
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Last updated: 14 February 2017