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SEENET-MTP 2018 Greetings

December 22nd, 2017 No comments

The SEENET-MTP Network wishing you a joyous holiday season with peace & cheer in the New Year 2018!

Season’s greetings from,

Dumitru Vulcanov, Goran Gordjevic
and the entire crew at SEENET-MTP Office Nis

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Prof. G. Djordjevic visits ASC/LMU Munich

December 13th, 2017 No comments

Prof. Dr. Goran Djordjevic (Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Nis; executive directory of the SEENET-MTP) visits LMU/ASC Munich, the Partner institution of the SEENET-MTP Network, from 6th to 13th Decembar 2017. During his stay, Prof. Djordjevic gave an invited talk at the Jounal Club Seminar Seminar of the Theoretical Particle Physics and the Theoretical Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology Chairs

“Tachyons in a braneworld inflationary scenario”

He also had discussion with the research leaders of the partner institution chairs about ongoing and future collaboration, in particular about organization and programs of the Schools and Workshops in the near future.

Categories: Mobility Program

The CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training in Niš (BS2018)

December 9th, 2017 No comments

We are pleased to announce the Fifth School in the first cycle of the running CERN – SEENET-MTP programme for PhD students and young researchers.

The SEENET-MTP School “High Energy and Particle Physics: Theory and Phenomenology” – BS2018 will be held in Niš (Serbia) from June 3rd – 10th, 2018.

The event is designed primarily for PhD students in High Energy Physics and Cosmology.

The lecturers will give 3-4 lectures each, starting from an introductory level and then gradually approaching an advanced level.

The lectures will be followed by exercise sessions and discussions.

Lecturers and topics:

  • Paolo Creminelli (ICTP)
    Topic: Cosmology and Inflation
  • Emilian Dudas (CPHT Paris)
    Topic: String Phenomenology
  • Gia Dvali (LMU-MPI Munich/NYU New York)
    Topic: Beyond the Standard Model
  • Sergey Sibiryakov (CERN)
    Topic: Gravity / Astroparticle Physics
  • Giovanni Villadoro (ICTP)
    Topic: TBA

More information are available at website of the BS2018.

Categories: Events in the Region

The first Meeting of the new Scientific-Advisory Committee

November 30th, 2017 No comments

The first Meeting of the new Scientific-Advisory Committee was held at ICTP Trieste on 27-28 November 2017.

In the meeting participate

SAC members

  • Ignatios ANTONIADIS (coordinator), Loriano BONORA, Lars BRINK, Emilian DUDAS (remotely), Georgi DVALI (remotely), Fernando QUEVEDO, Ioannis RIZOS, Timo WEIGAND

SEENET-MTP representatives

  • Radu CONSTANTINESCU (former President). Goran DJORDJEVIC (Executive Director)

Invited

  • Boby ACHARIA, Paolo CREMINELLI, Atish DABHOLKAR, David LEE, Alessandro LOMBARDO, George THOMPSON

During this meeting the following issues were considered:

  • Tasks of SAC of SEENET-MTP, Scientific activities, Training program – for PhD students and in general, Ongoing and future projects, Possible financial resources, Proposed actions, The next meeting.

Summary of the meeting has been submitted for the next SEENET RC Council for consideration and implementation.

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Prof. Dr. Vladimir Gerjikov is visiting Craiova

November 26th, 2017 No comments

Prof. Dr. Vladimir Gerjikov (The Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy, Sofia, Bulgaria) is visiting SEENET-MTP Network Node in Craiova (30th November – 7th December  2017). During this stay Prof. Gerjikov will give the talk

Riemann-Hilbert problems, Lax representations and Mikhailov Reduction groups

on 5th December, at Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Craiova.

This research-exchange program is organized by the SEENET-MTP Network Center, in the framework of the SEENET-MTP – ICTP Program NT-03 “Cosmology – Classical and Quantum Challenges”.

Categories: Mobility Program

Dr. Anđelo Samsarov visited network nodes in Belgrade

November 26th, 2017 No comments

Dr. Anđelo Samsarov (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia) is visiting SEENET-MTP Network Nodes in Belgrade (Institute of Physics and Faculty of Physics).

This research-exchange program is organized by the SEENET-MTP Network Center, in the framework of the SEENET-MTP – ICTP Program NT-03 “Cosmology – Classical and Quantum Challenges”.

Categories: Mobility Program

Prof. Dr. Nevenko Bilic is visiting Serbia

November 16th, 2017 No comments

Prof. Dr. Nevenko Bilić (Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia) is visiting SEENET-MTP Network Node in Nis. During this stay prof. Bilic will give the talk

Holographic Cosmology

on Friday, November 17th, at 2:00pm at Faculty of Science and Mathematics (room No. 100).

This research-exchange program is organized by the SEENET-MTP Network Center, in the framework of the SEENET-MTP – ICTP Program NT-03 “Cosmology – Classical and Quantum Challenges”.

Categories: Mobility Program

Prof. Dr. Djordjevic visited Buffalo University

November 7th, 2017 No comments

Prof. Dr. Goran Djordjevic (Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics, University of Nis; executive directory of the SEENET-MTP) visited University of New York at Buffalo (Buffalo, USA), the Partner institution of the SEENET-MTP Network, from October 30th to November 2nd, 2017. During his stay, Prof. Djordjevic gave an invited talk at the Seminar of the Department of Physics entitled

“Tachyons and reheating in a braneworld inflationary scenario”

He also had discussion with representatives of the partner institution about: improvement of collaboration, in particular about organization of the Balkan School and Workshop BSW2018 in Serbia, exchange of students, and concerning a new opportunity for cooperation in the field of Theoretical Solid State Physics and Superconductivity.

Categories: Mobility Program

“The Community for Science Education”

October 23rd, 2017 No comments

The 2nd Edition of National Conference of “The Community for Science Education” – STEM – partnership for quality (CNCES 2017) will be held on November 3-4, 2017 at National Library of Romania in Bucharest.

The conference is organized by Horia Hulubei National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), one of founders of the SEENET-MTP, and University of Bucharest, National Institute for Earth Physics (INCDFP), Institute of Educational Sciences (ISE) and Romanian Society of Physics (SRF), Romanian Society of Mathematical Sciences (SSMR), Romanian Society of Chemistry (SChR).

The purpose of this conference is to bring together international and local education experts, representatives of research institutes, schools and universities, decision-makers at educational policy, industry, NGOs, companies that will present, discussing and experimenting with STEM’s (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) innovative approaches, as well as the development trends and challenges faced by various actors interested in developing the Education Community for Science. The conference proposes a collection of plenary presentation, over 30 hands-on activities and demonstrations for teachers, round table discussions, expositions etc. Most of the materials were developed during some European projects H2020 and Erasmus+.

More information and agenda are available on website of the conference.

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Prof. Dr. Aurelian Isar is visiting Kragujevac

September 24th, 2017 No comments

Prof. Dr. Aurelian Isar (Department of Theoretical Physics, National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania) and a group of his collaborators and PhD students are visiting
SEENET-MTP Network Node in Kragujevac (September 26th – 30th, 2017).

During this stay Prof. Isar will give a talk on:

Open Quantum Systems Theory, Decoherence and Quantum Information

at the Institute of Physics, Faculty of Science and Mathematics, University of Kragujevac.

This visit and program are organized and cofinanced by the SEENET-MTP Center, in the framework of the SEENET-MTP – ICTP Project NT-03.

Categories: Mobility Program

The new ICTP – SEENET-MTP Project NT-03 “Cosmology – Classical and Quantum Challenges”

August 29th, 2017 Comments off

We are pleased to announce that the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), and its Office of External Activities (OAE) has approved the new project NT-03 “Cosmology – Classical and Quantum Challenges” to support research and training program of the SEENET-MTP Network. The grant will be used for the exchange visits of the Network members in 2017.

Funding of the project is approved on a yearly basis and up to a maximum period of three years, subject to the positive evaluation of progress and annual reports.

The OEA provides support to cover the travel expenses of scientists who belong to the Network to visit other member Institutions and contributes towards their living expenses.

The project NT-03 is the continuation of the ICTP – SEENET-MTP project PRJ-09 “Cosmology and Strings” (2009-2016).

For more information and for exchange proposals contact the representatives of your Institutions in the Network Committees or the SEENET-MTP office ()

The SEENET-MTP Office Team

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Prof. Dr. Viktor Urumov is visiting Nis

August 17th, 2017 No comments

Prof. Dr. Viktor Urumov (University of Skopje, Macedonia) is visiting SEENET-MTP Network Node in Nis (August 12th – 18th, 2017). During this stay he will give 2 presentations on:

Cooperation in Balkan countries in fields of General Physics and HEP,

and

Some exact results for two-dimensional Ising models

This visit and program are organized by the SEENET-MTP Center, in the framework of the SEENET-MTP – ICTP Program NT-03.

Categories: Mobility Program

The CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training in Sofia

July 26th, 2017 No comments

We are pleased to announce that the First Announcement for the fourth PhD seminar “New Trends in High Energy Theory” in the framework of the CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training Program is available here.

The seminar will be held at the Faculty of Physics, University of Sofia, Bulgaria, from October 15 (arrival day) to October 21 (departure day), 2017.

More information about the Seminar can be found here. Contact e-mail: or . About origin of the CERN – SEENET-MTP PhD Training Program see here.

The fourth PhD seminar “New Trends in High Energy Theory” in Sofia is financially supported by CERN, OEA-ICTP and EPS and logistically by SEENET-MTP Office.

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