Description
The purpose of the School is to provide an introduction to the current state of research in cosmology and astroparticle physics. It is intended for beginning graduate students, as well as more senior non-expert researchers that are interested in these fields.


TOPICS:

  • INTRODUCTION to COSMOLOGY
  • DARK MATTER
  • INFLATION
  • COSMIC RAYS
  • DARK ENERGY
  • NUMERICAL METHODS for COSMOLOGY
  • GRAVITATIONAL WAVES
  • LARGE SCALE STRUCTURE
  • CMB
  • REIONIZATION


LECTURERS:

Gus Evrard (University of Michigan)
Raphael Flauger (University of Texas at Austin)
Shirley Ho (Carnegie Mellon University)
Kazuya Koyama (Portsmouth)
Enrico Pajer (Utrecht)
Barbara Ryden (Ohio State University)
Tracy Slatyer (MIT)
Piero Ullio (SISSA)
Michele Vallisneri (Caltech)
Saleem Zaroubi (Groningen)

Please note that there is no registration fee for this activity.

NOTE: The School will be followed by the Workshop on Cosmology with Next Generation Radio Surveys (smr2913), 20 - 23 June 2016.
Go to day
  • Monday, 6 June 2016
    • 08:30 - 17:00 Monday, 6 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 Registration & Administrative Formalities 40' ( Leonardo Building - Lobby )
        Slot reserved for Lecturers & Participants not staying in ICTP Guesthouses.
        * Participants staying in ICTP Guesthouses may register upon check-in at the Guesthouse Reception desks;
        * Associateship/Federation scheme/KFAS Visitors should register on the 1st Floor in Room 113/114/118.
        AFTER having Registered, Visitors funded by the ICTP must collect their dues at the Operations Office c/o E. Fermi building, ground floor (8:30-12:00/13:30-14:30, Mon-Fri).
      • 09:10 Opening 5'
        Speaker: Paolo Creminelli (ICTP)
      • 09:15 Introduction to Cosmology - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Barbara Ryden (Ohio State University)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 11:15 Dark Matter - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Tracy Slatyer (MIT)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Introduction to Cosmology - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Barbara Ryden (Ohio State University)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:15 Break 30'
      • 15:45 Dark Matter - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Tracy Slatyer (MIT)
        Material: Slides Video
  • Tuesday, 7 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 22:00 Tuesday, 7 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Cosmic Rays - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Piero Ullio (SISSA)
        Material: Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 11:15 Introduction to Cosmology - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Barbara Ryden (Ohio State University)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Cosmic Rays - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Piero Ullio (SISSA)
        Material: Video
      • 15:15 Break 30'
      • 15:45 Dark Matter - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Tracy Slatyer (MIT)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 19:00 Dinner Reception 3h0' ( Adriatico Guest House - Terrace )
  • Wednesday, 8 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 17:00 Wednesday, 8 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Introduction to Cosmology - Lecture 4 1h15'
        Speaker: Barbara Ryden (Ohio State University)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 11:15 Dark Matter - Lecture 4 1h15'
        Speaker: Tracy Slatyer (MIT)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Numerical Methods for Cosmology - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Gus Evrard (University of Michigan)
        Material: Video
      • 15:15 Break 30'
      • 15:45 Cosmic Rays - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Piero Ullio (SISSA)
        Material: Video
  • Thursday, 9 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 17:00 Thursday, 9 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Cosmic Rays - Lecture 4 1h15'
        Speaker: Piero Ullio (SISSA)
        Material: Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 10:30 POSTER SESSION 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
        Material: Details
      • 11:15 Numerical Methods for Cosmology - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Gus Evrard (University of Michigan)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Dark Energy - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Kazuya Koyama (Portsmouth)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:15 Break 30'
      • 15:45 Dark Energy - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Kazuya Koyama (Portsmouth)
        Material: Slides Video
  • Friday, 10 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 16:30 Friday, 10 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Numerical Methods for Cosmology - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Gus Evrard (University of Michigan)
        Material: Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 11:15 Dark Energy - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Kazuya Koyama (Portsmouth)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Dark Energy - Lecture 4 1h15'
        Speaker: Kazuya Koyama (Portsmouth)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:15 Break 15'
      • 15:30 SEMINAR: Searching for Primordial Gravitational Waves with B-mode polarization: the BICEP program and beyond 1h0'
        Speaker: Chao-Lin Kuo (Stanford University)
        Material: Video
  • Monday, 13 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 17:00 Monday, 13 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Inflation - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Enrico Pajer (Utrecht)
        Material: Lecture Notes Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 11:15 Gravitational Waves - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Michele Vallisneri (Caltech)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 CMB - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Raphael Flauger (University of Texas at Austin)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:15 Break 30'
      • 15:45 Inflation - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Enrico Pajer (Utrecht)
        Material: Video
  • Tuesday, 14 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 17:00 Tuesday, 14 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 CMB - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Raphael Flauger (University of Texas at Austin)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 10:30 POSTER SESSION 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
        Material: Details
      • 11:15 Gravitational Waves - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Michele Vallisneri (Caltech)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Inflation - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Enrico Pajer (Utrecht)
        Material: Video
      • 15:15 Break 30'
      • 15:45 CMB - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Raphael Flauger (University of Texas at Austin)
        Material: Slides Video
  • Wednesday, 15 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 18:30 Wednesday, 15 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Inflation - Lecture 4 1h15' ( Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Enrico Pajer (Utrecht)
        Material: Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 11:15 Large Scale Structure - Lecture 1 1h15'
        Speaker: Shirley Ho (Carnegie Mellon University)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Reionization - Lecture 1 1h15' ( Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Saleem Zaroubi (Groningen)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:15 Group Photograph 5' ( Leonardo Building - Outside Main Entrance )
      • 15:20 DISCUSSION SESSION 1h10' ( Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall )
      • 16:30 ICTP COLLOQUIUM - GW150914: LIGO's First Observation of Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger 1h0' ( Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall )
        Speaker: Michele Vallisneri (Caltech)
        Material: Link Slides Video
  • Thursday, 16 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 17:00 Thursday, 16 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Gravitational Waves - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Michele Vallisneri (Caltech)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 10:30 POSTER SESSION 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
        Material: Details
      • 11:15 Large Scale Structure - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Shirley Ho (Carnegie Mellon University)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 CMB - Lecture 4 1h15'
        Speaker: Raphael Flauger (University of Texas at Austin)
        Material: Slides Video
      • 15:15 Break 30'
      • 15:45 Reionization - Lecture 2 1h15'
        Speaker: Saleem Zaroubi (Groningen)
        Material: Video
    • 19:30 - 22:30 SOCIAL EVENT: Buffet Dinner & Live Music with the "Trieste Dixie Gang"
      (Payable with two half-meal coupons or by cash - 10 EUR)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Cafeteria
      Material: Flyer
  • Friday, 17 June 2016
    • 09:15 - 17:00 Friday, 17 June 2016
      Location: Leonardo Building - Budinich Lecture Hall
      • 09:15 Large Scale Structure - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Shirley Ho (Carnegie Mellon University)
        Material: Video
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 45' ( Leonardo Building - Terrace )
      • 11:15 Reionization - Lecture 3 1h15'
        Speaker: Saleem Zaroubi (Groningen)
        Material: Video
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30' ( Leonardo Building - Cafeteria )
      • 14:00 Large Scale Structure - Lecture 4 1h15'
        Speaker: Shirley Ho (Carnegie Mellon University)
        Material: Video
      • 15:15 Break 30'
      • 15:45 Gravitational Waves - Lecture 4 1h15'
        Speaker: Michele Vallisneri (Caltech)
        Material: Slides Video