Past Discussion Meetings
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
04 April 2016 to 08 April 2016
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
On 2016 February 11, two major international collaborations jointly announced the discovery of gravitational waves (GWs). The signal, produced by the collision of two black holes in the distance...more
  • Organizers: 
    Parameswaran Ajith, K. G. Arun and Bala R. Iyer
  • Contact:  fgwa2016  ictsresin
28 March 2016
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
Bangalore institutes working on various aspects of Astronomy & Astrophysics have been organizing the biannual Neighborhood Astronomy Meetings (NAM) over the last few years. These are informal...more
  • Organizers: 
    Parameswaran Ajith
  • Contact:  ajith  ictsresin
12 February 2016 to 14 February 2016
Ramanujan Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
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: 
    Abhishek Dhar, Kavita Jain, Rahul Pandit, Samriddhi Sankar Ray and Sanjib Sabhapandit
  • Contact:  abhishekdhar  ictsresin
28 January 2016 to 29 January 2016
Madhava Lecture Hall, ICTS Bangalore
The meeting aims to introduce students, young researchers, and the public to exciting problems and directions in contemporary electron transfer chemistry research which spans multiple disciplines...more
  • Organizers: 
    Jyotishman Dasgupta and Ravindra Venkatramani
  • Contact:  dasgupta  tifrresin
11 January 2016
Emmy Noether Seminar Room, ICTS, Bangalore
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: 
    Spenta Wadia
  • Contact:  info  ictsresin