Past Discussion Meetings
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
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