Past Discussion Meetings
05 June 2017 to 09 June 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
DARK MATTER AND THE SEARCH FOR PHYSICS BEYOND THE STANDARD MODEL "Darkness is your candle. Your boundaries are your quest."- Jalal-ud-din Rumi of Balkh (1207 - 1273) High energy Physics today has, in...more
  • Organizers: 
    Gautam Bhattacharyya, Amol Dighe, Sreerup Raychaudhuri and Seema Sharma
  • Application deadline:  15 May 2017
  • Contact:  candark  ictsresin
20 March 2017 to 25 March 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS, Bengaluru
Complex analytic geometry is a very broad area of mathematics straddling differential geometry, algebraic geometry and analysis. Much of the interactions between mathematics and theoretical physics,...more
  • Organizers: 
    Indranil Biswas and A.J. Parameswaran
  • Contact:  program  ictsresin
23 February 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS, Bengaluru
This one-day discussion meeting celebrates the life and work of the pioneering black hole physicist C. V. Vishveshwara. The morning session will feature four scientific talks summarizing various...more
  • Organizers: 
    P Ajith, Bala Iyer and Vijaykumar Krishnamurthy
  • Contact:  program  ictsresin
17 February 2017 to 19 February 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS, Bengaluru
This is an annual discussion meeting of the Indian statistical physics community which is attended by scientists, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students, from across the country, working in the...more
  • Organizers: 
    Ranjini Bandyopadhyay, Abhishek Dhar, Kavita Jain, Rahul Pandit, Sanjib Sabhapandit, Samriddhi Sankar Ray and Prerna Sharma
  • Contact:  ispc2017  ictsresin
21 January 2017 to 28 January 2017
Madhava Lecture Hall, ICTS, Bengaluru
Jet-substructure physics is a relatively new and exciting topic in particle physics. In collider experiments, such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) experiment located at CERN, a typical observed...more
  • Organizers: 
    Gobinda Majumder, Sreerup Raychaudhuri, Vikram Rentala, Tuhin S. Roy, Rishi Sharma and Seema Sharma
  • Application deadline:  31 December 2016
  • Contact:  jlhc2017  ictsresin
11 January 2017 to 13 January 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS, Bengaluru
String theory has come a long way, from its origin in 1970's as a possible model of strong interactions, to the present day where it sheds light not only on the original problem of strong...more
  • Organizers: 
    Avinash Dhar, Rajesh Gopakumar, Gautam Mandal and Shiraz Minwalla
  • Contact:  spentafest  ictsresin
29 August 2016 to 30 August 2016
Madhava Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
Emmy Noether (1882­-1935) is well known for her famous contributions to abstract algebra and theoretical physics. Noether’s mathematical work has been divided into three ”epochs”. In the first (1908...more
  • Organizers: 
    A. Adimurthi, Rukmini Dey and R. Loganayagam
  • Contact:  rukmini  ictsresin
25 July 2016 to 27 July 2016
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
This meeting is designed to bring together string theorists working in the Bangalore area. The meeting will have a set of short talks, which are designed to rapidly communicate the recent research...more
  • Organizers: 
    R. Loganayagam and Suvrat Raju
  • Contact:  suvrat  ictsresin
27 June 2016 to 01 July 2016
Madhava lecture hall, ICTS Bangalore
The two main goals of this Discussion Meeting are: 1. To explore the foundations of policy design for controlling epidemics, using a broad class of epidemic games on complex networks involving...more
  • Organizers: 
    Deeparnab Chakrabarty, Niloy Ganguly, Rajmohan Rajaraman and Ravi Sundaram
  • Application deadline:  02 July 2016
  • Contact:  dechakr  microsoftcom
05 May 2016
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
In December 2015, both ATLAS and CMS experiments at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) running at 13 TeV have reported an excess in the proton-proton to gamma gamma channel at an invariant mass of 750...more
  • Organizers: 
    Biplob Bhattacherjee, Fawzi Boudjema, Rohini Godbole and Sudhir Vempati
  • Contact:  vempati  ctsiiscernetin