Go to day
  • Wednesday, 27 April 2011
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Registration formalities
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 08:30 Registration formalities 1h0'
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Opening remarks
      • 09:30 Opening remarks 30'
        Speaker: Professor Fernando Quevedo (Director, ICTP)
    • 10:00 - 11:00 Introduction to nanophysics
      • 10:00 Introduction to nanophysics 1h0'
        Speaker: Yuri Galperin (University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:00 - 12:00 Quest to absolute zero and Bose condensation
      • 11:00 Quest to absolute zero and Bose condensation 1h0'
        Speaker: Alexandre Bouzdine (University of Bordeaux, France)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Information storage
      • 14:00 Information storage 1h0'
        Speaker: Igor Lukyanchuk (University of Picardie, Amiens, France)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Engaging students in the learning process in the introductory physics course - I
      • 15:00 Engaging students in the learning process in the introductory physics course - I 1h0'
        Speaker: David Sokoloff (University of Oregon, Oregon, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Engaging students in the learning process in the introductory physics course - II
      • 16:30 Engaging students in the learning process in the introductory physics course - II 1h0'
        Speaker: David Sokoloff (University of Oregon, Oregon, USA)
    • 17:30 - 18:15 Physics in a kitchen
      • 17:30 Physics in a kitchen 45'
        Speaker: Andrey Varlamov (SPIN-CNR, "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 18:15 - 19:15 Get-together drink
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 18:15 Get-together drink 1h0'
  • Thursday, 28 April 2011
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Tailoring of new materials
      • 08:30 Tailoring of new materials 1h0'
        Speaker: Giuseppe Balestrino (University "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:30 - 10:30 The century jubilee of superconductivity
      • 09:30 The century jubilee of superconductivity 1h0'
        Speaker: Ruggero Vaglio (SPIN-CNR and University of Naples, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 12:00 Physical toys and demonstration in school physics lessons
      • 11:00 Physical toys and demonstration in school physics lessons 1h0'
        Speaker: Sergey D. Varlamov (Advanced Education and Science Centre of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation)
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Econophysics: how can we describe a healthy economy and predict a financial crisis
      • 14:00 Econophysics: how can we describe a healthy economy and predict a financial crisis 1h0'
        Speaker: Feodor Kusmartsev (Loughborough University, UK)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Computer based tools for active learning in the introductory physics course - I
      • 15:00 Computer based tools for active learning in the introductory physics course - I 1h0'
        Speaker: David Sokoloff (University of Oregon, Oregon, USA)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Computer based tools for active learning in the introductory physics course - II
      • 16:30 Computer based tools for active learning in the introductory physics course - II 1h0'
        Speaker: David Sokoloff (University of Oregon, Oregon, USA)
    • 17:30 - 18:15 Method of virtual displacements
      • 17:30 Method of virtual displacements 45'
        Speaker: Alexei Chernoutsan (Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russian Federation)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 20:00 - 22:00 Round Table Session
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Lundqvist Lecture Hall
      • 20:00 Round Table Session 2h0'
  • Friday, 29 April 2011
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Toward quantum computer
      • 08:30 Toward quantum computer 1h0'
        Speaker: Boris Altshuler (Columbia University, New York, USA)
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Acoustic and electromagnetic waves to the service of modern medicine
      • 09:30 Acoustic and electromagnetic waves to the service of modern medicine 1h0'
        Speaker: Cristiano Biagini (Florence Oncological Centre, Sesto Fiorentino, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 12:00 Cosmic inflation: Conjectures vs. facts
      • 11:00 Cosmic inflation: Conjectures vs. facts 1h0'
        Speaker: Viatcheslav Mukhanov (Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 15:00 Excitons: artificial hydrogen atoms in crystals
      • 14:00 Excitons: artificial hydrogen atoms in crystals 1h0'
        Speaker: Alexey Kavokin (University of Southampton, UK)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:00 - 16:00 Vision and illusions
      • 15:00 Vision and illusions 1h0'
        Speaker: Alexandre Bouzdine (University of Bordeaux, France)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 16:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:30 - 17:30 Physics of Sailing
      • 16:30 Physics of Sailing 1h0'
        Speaker: Laura Romano (Universita' di Parma, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
  • Saturday, 30 April 2011
    • 17:00 - 17:30 Get-together drink
      Location: Adriatico Guest House (Terrace)
      • 17:00 Get-together drink 30'
    • 17:30 - 18:30 No fear! Physics helps you
      • 17:30 No fear! Physics helps you 1h0'
        Speaker: Giovanni Filocamo (Genova Festival of Science, Italy)
  • Sunday, 1 May 2011
    • 08:30 - 16:30 Excursion to Cividale del Friuli followed by social lunch in Codroipo
      • 08:30 Excursion to Cividale del Friuli followed by social lunch in Codroipo 8h0'
  • Monday, 2 May 2011
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Unraveling the mysteries of matter at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
      • 08:30 Unraveling the mysteries of matter at the CERN Large Hadron Collider (LHC) 1h0'
        Speaker: Bobby Acharya (ICTP, Trieste, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Earthquakes and the deformation of the continents
      • 09:30 Earthquakes and the deformation of the continents 1h0'
        Speaker: Abdelkrim Aoudia (ICTP, Trieste, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 12:00 How biology can help to teach physics
      • 11:00 How biology can help to teach physics 1h0'
        Speaker: Konstantin Bogdanov (Lyceum #1586, Moscow, Russian Federation)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch 1h30'
    • 13:45 - 16:00 Visit of "Elettra" Synchrotron Light Source
      • 13:45 Visit of "Elettra" Synchrotron Light Source 2h15'
  • Tuesday, 3 May 2011
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Maxwells deamon and the second law of thermodynamics
      • 08:30 Maxwells deamon and the second law of thermodynamics 1h0'
        Speaker: Joakim Bergli (Oslo University, Oslo, Norway)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 09:30 - 10:30 Photovoltaics and sun energy
      • 09:30 Photovoltaics and sun energy 1h0'
        Speaker: Aldo di Carlo (University "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House - Kastler Lecture Hall Area (Lower Level 1)
      • 10:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 11:00 - 12:00 Physics of flight (aerodynamics)
      • 11:00 Physics of flight (aerodynamics) 1h0'
        Speaker: Albert Stasenko (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russian Federation)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 12:00 Lunch 2h0'
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Science education in Russia
      • 14:00 Science education in Russia 30'
        Speaker: Lydia Ryabova & Igor Temkin (Innovation & Educational Foundation for Modern Science Education, Moscow, Russian Federation)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Physics in sport
      • 14:30 Physics in sport 1h0'
        Speaker: Andrey Varlamov (SPIN-CNR, "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 15:30 - 16:30 Dimensional analysis in school physics
      • 15:30 Dimensional analysis in school physics 1h0'
        Speaker: Albert Stasenko (Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Moscow, Russian Federation)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 16:30 - 16:50 Closing remarks
      • 16:30 Closing remarks 20'