University of Heidelberg

10th HGSFP Winterschool 2017

University Center Obergurgl 27.1. - 31.01.2017

The HGSFP Winterschool 2017 is a student-organized five-day winterschool that brings together students from all branches of the Heidelberg Graduate School of Fundamental Physics to facilitate scientific and social exchange among its members. The school is held at the University Center Obergurgl ( right in the middle of the beautiful Austrian Alps. The participants will attend a lecture program that covers all branches of the HGSFP and present their own research to their fellow students during a poster session. In addition, the timetable of the school provides ample opportunities to connect with the lecturers and the other students during both social and sportive activities.
The HGSFP covers the accommodation in shared double rooms, half-board, the bus transfer from Heidelberg to Obergurgl and back as well as the social program for all participants.

Online registration will be open from 10.10.2016 - 31.10.2016. Registration is finished!.

Lecture Program:

The lectures are distributed over all branches of the HGSFP and are held by active researchers in their respective field. All lectures will be suitable for any physics student at the PhD level including students from different branches.

Niklaus Berger Two, three, many? How quarks make hadrons
Christoph Anders Jets to the future: Boosted boson and top jets as a probe for new physics
Kristin Grussmayer Single-Molecule Fluorescence and Super-Resolution Imaging
Björn Malte Schäfer Fundamental principles and their realisation in physical laws
Steven Hoekstra Fundamental physics with cold molecules
Pritam Yogeshwar Environmental Geophysics using Electromagnetic Methods
Lukas Witkowski Folk theorems of Quantum Gravity
Fred Jendrzejewski Engineering static and dynamical gauge fields with ultracold matter
Genevieve Parmentier Star Clusters and Star Clusters System

General Talk

Monica Dunford From riots to raves: Modeling collective human behavior to avoid catastrophe

Poster sessions

Beside the lectures, two evenings of the school will be covered by a poster session to which every participant is requested to present her/his work on a poster. A best poster price will be awarded to the best voted poster.

Time schedule of the Winter School

Please note that the bus will depart from Heidelberg already in the evening of Thursday, the 26th of January 2017, such that we arrive in Obergurgl on early Friday morning. Meeting point is the bus terminal behind Bauhaus hardware store in Heidelberg, Kurfürstenanlage 11, Heidelberg at 23:15 on Thursday evening. The lectures and the social program will start in the evening of Friday, and conclude around noon on Tuesday. We are expected to return to Heidelberg by late evening of Tuesday, 31st of January.

Organisation Team:

Heiko Augustin
David Gerick
Lennart Huth
Frank Könnig
Janko Nauta
Merve Şahinsoy

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