2006 Events

 

IAS Workshops/Conferences:
International Workshop on Multiscale Analysis and Applications

18 – 22 Dec 2006

This workshop emphasized the interplay between mathematical analysis and various aspects of physical applications. The purpose of this workshop was to identify some of the fundamental issues in the emerging area of multiscale analysis and applications.

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Nobel Laureate Public Lecture Series:
Theoretical Physics and Science Fiction

16 Nov 2006

Professor Gerard 't Hooft

Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1999

Professor in Theoretical Physics

Utrecht University, Netherlands

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 Professor Gerard Hooft

IAS Talks / Short Courses:
The Inconstant Sun

8 Sept 2006

Professor Low Boon Chye

Senior Scientist, National Centre for Atmospheric Research Boulder, Colorado USA

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IAS Talks / Short Courses:
Frontiers of Modern Physics

31 Jul - 25 Aug 2006

Professor Chang Ngee Pong

Professor of Physics, City College of New York, CUNY

Professor Chang conducted the graduate module PAP514 Frontiers of Modern Physics over the course of four weeks. It was jointly organized by the Institute of Advanced Studies, the Graduate Studies Office and the Division of Physics and Applied Physics.

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 Prof. Chang Ngee Pong

Nobel Laureate Public Lecture Series:
The Ubiquitin Proteolytic System: From Basic Mechanisms Through Human Disease and onto Drug Targeting

9 Jul 2006

Professor Aaron Ciechanover
(Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 2004)
Research Professor Technion (Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel)

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Nobel Laureate Public Lecture Series:
My Life

9 Jul 2006

Professor Yang Chen Ning
Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1957
Director of Centre for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University (Beijing)

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IAS Talks / Short Courses:
Beyond Electronics: Spintronics and Quantum Computers

10 May 2006

Prof David Awschalom
Professor at University of California, Santa Barbara

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IAS Workshops/Conferences:
Workshop on Spintronics

8 – 12 May 2006

Spintronics is an emerging technology that deals with spin coherence and spin transport in both metals and semiconductors.  Motivated in part through the potential applications of electron spin degree of freedom in electronic devices and spin-based quantum information processing, there has been increasing interest world wide in this field.

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Nobel Laureate Public Lecture Series:
My Experience of Becoming A Scientist

11 Apr 2006

Prof Lee Yuan-Tseh
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, 1986
President of Academia Sinica 

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IAS Talks / Short Courses:
Statistical Mechanics of Protein Folding

4 – 28 Apr 2006

Prof Kerson Huang
Professor of Physics (Emeritus) at MIT

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IAS Talks / Short Courses:
The Story of Quantum Theory

7 Apr 2006

Prof Kerson Huang
Professor of Physics (Emeritus) at MIT

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IAS Talks / Short Courses:
Computational Methods for Fluid Dynamics
(1-wk Intensive Course)

18 - 26 Mar 2006

Prof Tom Hou
Professor of Applied and Computional Mathematics from Caltech University

 

 

 

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