Colloquia of the Department of Physics (DF) – 2nd semester 2017/2018

Técnico - Alameda campus

During the 2nd semester of 2017/2018, the DF colloquia will be organised according to the following topics:

1. The end of Nature
2. Trends and frontiers in Physics
3. Physics at the core of Technology
4. Paths and ways for a graduate in Physics.

Venue: amphitheatre PA1, Mathematics building (floor -1).
Schedule: 4 p.m. – 5 p.m.

28th February
“Quantum Disruption” – José Ignacio Latorre (Universitat de Barcelona) – topic 2.

7th March
«Panel “Interdisciplinary Physics”» – Mohamed Chaker (INRS-Énergie et Matériaux, Montréal); Jacques Bélair (Université de Montréal-DMS); and George Helffrich (Tokyo Tech-ELSI, Tokyo) – topic 4.

14th March
“ITER: Challenges and the Portuguese Participation” – Bruno Gonçalves (IPFN, DF-IST) – topic 2.

21st March
“Linking Visual Motion to Locomotion” – Eugenia Chiappe (Laboratory of Sensorimotor Integration, Champalimaud Centre for the UnknownChampalimaud Foundation, Lisbon) – topic 3.

4th April
The discrete charm of scale invariance in nuclear and atomic physics” – Ubirajara Van Kolck (IPN Orsay & University of Arizona) – topic 2.

11th April
“Extreme laser-matter interactions” – Marija Vranic (GOLP-IST) – topic 2.

18th April
“Accelerators and fabrication of new materials” – Katharina Lorenz (DECN-IST) – topic 3.

2nd May
“Data Mining for Decision-Making – From disease forecasting to political arguments” – Joana de Sá (DF-IST) – topic 4.

9th May
“Cutting core and edge physics in tokamak plasmas” – Carlos Silva and Rui Coelho (IPFN-IST) – topic 2.

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