Past Discussion Meetings
28 December 2015 to 05 January 2016
ICTS, Bangalore
The last couple of decades have seen a major revolution in the field of condensed matter physics, where the severe limitations of conventional paradigms (viz., spontaneous symmetry breaking and...more
  • Organizers: 
    Subhro Bhattacharjee, Rajesh Gopakumar, Subroto Mukerjee and Aninda Sinha
  • Contact:  subhro  ictsresin
04 November 2015 to 06 November 2015
ICTS, Bangalore
This workshop on gravitational-wave astronomy is jointly organized by the ICTS and the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics (Albert Einstein Institute, AEI), Hannover to mark the...more
  • Organizers: 
    Parameswaran Ajith, Bala Iyer and Bruce Allen
  • Contact:  ajith  ictsresin
06 April 2015 to 08 April 2015
ICTS Seminar Room , IISc Campus, Bangalore
In recent years significant progress has been made in the physics of disordered systems. As is usual in nonlinear physics one can rarely employ standard methods - nonlinear systems require...more
  • Organizers: 
    Samriddhi Sankar Ray
  • Contact:  ssray  ictsresin
16 February 2015 to 20 February 2015
ICTS Seminar Room, IISc Campus, Bangalore
This is the first in a sequence of meetings 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...more
  • Organizers: 
    Suvrat Raju
  • Contact:  suvrat  ictsresin
13 February 2015 to 15 February 2015
Physics Department, Indian Institute of Science, 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
12 January 2015 to 16 January 2015
ICTS and IISc, Bangalore
Condensed matter systems display a wide variety of interesting low temperature phases that are the product of the interplay between inter-particle interactions and the quantum statistics obeyed by...more
  • Organizers: 
    Kedar Damle and Subroto Mukerjee
  • Contact:  kedar  theorytifrresin
10 December 2014 to 12 December 2014
ICTS Seminar Room, IISc Campus, Bangalore
In the last few years, quantum entanglement considerations have led to profound insights in the connection with gravity. Entanglement entropy has been proposed as a probe to study the architecture of...more
  • Organizers: 
    Aninda Sinha
  • Contact:  asinha  ctsiiscernetin
08 April 2014
ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore
ICTS is organizing a one-day discussion meeting to discuss selected recent trends in Cosmology, covering topics in theory, observations and simulations. The very exciting BICEP2 results were...more
  • Organizers: 
    Subhabrata Majumdar and Spenta Wadia
  • Contact:  spentawadia  gmailcom
01 February 2014 to 03 February 2014
Physics Department, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
The statistical-physics community in India has grown tremendously over the last few decades. Thus it is important to have a meeting every year at which we can share ideas and scientific resources...more
  • Organizers: 
    Kavita Jain, Rahul Pandit, Samriddhi Sankar Ray and Sanjib Sabhapandit
  • Contact:  ssray  ictsresin
08 January 2014 to 11 January 2014
ICTS-TIFR, IISc Campus, Bangalore
The applications of the framework of filtering theory to the problem of data assimilation is an exciting area of current interest. Some of the emerging areas of research at the interface of these two...more
  • Organizers: 
    Amit Apte, Christopher Jones and Sreekar Vadlamani
  • Contact:  apte  ictsresin