Past Discussion Meetings
04 January 2018 to 06 January 2018
International Centre for Theoretical Sciences, Bengaluru
This is the tenth year of ICTS-TIFR since it came into existence on 2nd August 2007. ICTS has now grown to have more than fifteen faculty in a number of areas in the theoretical sciences. Over 150...more
  • Organizers: 
    Rajesh Gopakumar and Spenta R. Wadia
  • Contact:  icts-ten  ictsresin
02 January 2018 to 03 January 2018
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
The goal of this discussion meeting is to bring together leading young researchers in the areas of algorithms and optimization to discuss and disseminate the recent directions and advances in these...more
  • Organizers: 
    Prateek Jain and Nisheeth K. Vishnoi
  • Application deadline:  15 November 2017
  • Contact:  program  ictsresin
26 December 2017 to 30 December 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS, Bengaluru
The theme of this Discussion Meeting is the analysis of distributed/networked algorithms in machine learning and theoretical computer science in the "thermodynamic" limit of large number of variables...more
  • Organizers: 
    Mikhail Belkin, Chandan Dasgupta, Partha Mitra and Rina Panigrahy
  • Contact:  spmml2017  ictsresin
02 December 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
The Ministry of Human Resource Development of the Government of India has set up a committee to prepare the National Education Policy 2017. This discussion meeting will enable the members of the...more
  • Organizers: 
    Manjul Bhargava, Leena Chandran-Wadia and Spenta R. Wadia
  • Contact:  program  ictsresin
27 November 2017 to 30 November 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
The focus of this discussion meeting will be geometric aspects of the representation spaces of surface groups into semi-simple Lie groups. Classical Teichmüller theory may be viewed as a starting...more
  • Organizers: 
    Siddhartha Gadgil, Krishnendu Gongopadhyay, Subhojoy Gupta and Mahan Mj
  • Application deadline:  31 July 2017
  • Contact:  sggs2017  ictsresin
28 October 2017 to 02 November 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
Our knowledge of cytoskeletal filaments, nucleic acid filaments (DNA and RNA) as well as their associated proteins is constantly expanding due to application of a range of recent biophysical...more
  • Organizers: 
    Tanweer Hussain, Ambarish Kunwar and Prabal K Maiti
  • Application deadline:  12 September 2017
  • Contact:  cdflc  ictsresin
07 August 2017 to 11 August 2017
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
Stochastic Thermodynamics and Active Systems are areas in statistical physics which have recently attracted a lot of attention and many interesting results have emerged in these areas. Stochastic...more
  • Organizers: 
    Abhishek Dhar, Rajesh Ganapathy, Vijaykumar Krishnamurthy and Sriram Ramaswamy
  • Application deadline:  31 May 2017
  • Contact:  stads2017  ictsresin
31 July 2017 to 02 August 2017
Madhava Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
Bengaluru now has a large group of string theorists, with 9 faculty members in the area, between ICTS and IISc. This is apart from a large group of postdocs and graduate students. In addition,...more
  • Organizers: 
    R. Loganayagam and Suvrat Raju
  • Contact:  program  ictsresin
28 July 2017
Emmy Noether seminar room, ICTS-TIFR
The Airbus Chair, entitled “mathematics of complex systems,” jointly with TIFR-CAM aims to develop innovative research involving theoretical, applied, and computational work in the general areas of...more
  • Organizers: 
  • Contact:  info  ictsresin
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