Riccardo Sabatini will be one of the speakers during the inaugural evening of TED2016 Dream, the week-long event organized annually in Vancouver by TED- Ideas Worth Spreading, the widely-known conference channel. Sabatini was awarded his doctorate at SISSA in 2012 and is the founder and co-director of Quantum ESPRESSO Foundation, a company responsible for distributing one of the most widely-used software packages for numerical simulation of materials-- SISSA is also a founding member. Sabatini’s talk will focus on the role of numerical simulations in various fields.
15-20 febbraio, 2016
MLAC – Museo Laboratorio d’Arte Contemporanea
Sapienza Università di Roma, Palazzo del Rettorato, ROMA
University of Hamburg, Germany
University of Reading, UK
15 February, 2016, 14:30
Central area, 2nd floor, ex-SISSA
Via Beirut 4, Trieste
Stefano Ruffo, SISSA’s Director, is now part of the newly formed Board of the Statistical & Nonlinear Physics Division (SNPD) of the European Physical Society (EPS).
SISSA has secured an European financing of 100.000 Euro for the groups of theoretical physics and astrophysics, by contributing to the successful application for the European/Horizon2020 TWINNING project "RBI-T-WINNING". The whole project, worth 1 million Euro, is based at Rudjer Boskovic Institute (RBI) in Zagreb, Croatia and it involves also the CNRS/University of Paris-Sud Orsay, the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, and the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen. The project is coordinated by prof.
Luca Ponzoni, PhD student at SISSA, has won an international travel grant to attend the Biophysical Society’s 60th Annual Meeting. The Biophysical Society has just announced the complete list of winners. The Meeting will take place in Los Angeles, California, February 27-March 2, 2016.
Stefano Liberati, professor at SISSA where he coordinates the Astroparticle Physics Research Group/PhD, has been elected to council of the International Society for Relativistic Quantum Information (ISRQUI).
Per il secondo anno consecutivo la SISSA organizza la Giornata speciale per le scuole superiori "SISSA for SCHOOLS - Student Day" che si svolgerà il 23 febbraio, dalle 9 alle 13. Le iscrizioni sono state aperte venerdì 11 dicembre e nel giro di meno di una settimana tutti i 500 posti disponibili sono esauriti. Le classi in esubero vengono iscritte in una lista d’attesa.
Euclid, la missione dell’Agenzia Spaziale Europea dedicata allo studio dell’universo oscuro (in cui è coinvolta anche la SISSA), ha superato la Preliminary Design Review, ovvero la verifica preliminare del progetto: il satellite e la sua strumentazione scientifica possono quindi essere costruiti.
December 18, 2015, 9am
SISSA, room 5 (main building)
On december 18, the first theses from the SISSA/ICTP joint Master in High Performance Computing (MHPC) will be discussed. On this occasion the diplomas will be awarded to the students.
Innovation Factory, incubatore certificato di AREA Science Park, ha lanciato IFchallenge, iniziativa che sostiene la creazione e lo sviluppo di start up innovative. Due le linee di intervento a cui poter accedere fino al 15 dicembre 2015:
A new ebook on vision research has just been published by Frontiers Media. The book title is “What Can Simple Brains Teach Us about How Vision Works” and Davide Zoccolan (SISSA) is one of the co-editors of the volume, together with Andrea Benucci (Riken Insitute) and Clay Reid (Harvard Medical School).
You can find the ebook free for download, here
Giuseppe Legname and Gabriele Giachin, from SISSA, are the editors of a new important scientific book on prions, with the contributions of the most important international researchers in the field (including Nobel Prize laureate Eric R.
Fra i progetti premiati ieri, 27 ottobre 2015, alla Centrale Idrodinamica di Trieste in occasione dell’edizione 2015 di “Start Cup Fvg”, c’è anche un po’ di SISSA. Fra gli otto vincitori c’è infatti Neuromicronica, proposto da un team tutto SISSA, composto da Fabrizio Manzino, Marco Gigante e Walter Vanzella
Il Master in Complex Actions (MCA) della SISSA atterra a San Francisco. Gli studenti in corso (accompagnati da insegnanti e responsabili dell’organizzazione) saranno in viaggio studio alla Silicon Valley, nella settimana 1-8 novembre. I ragazzi potranno così visitare l'Università di Stanford, i laboratori di Google e della NASA, la Singularity University e diverse start up e incubatori.
October 28, 2015, 10 am
Big Meeting Room, 7th floor, SISSA
SISSA MAthlab is celebrating its first 5 years. An informal celebration will take place in the Big Meeting Room, 7h floor, SISSA Main building.
Sta per partire il Tour MATLAB in 12 Università Italiane e alla SISSA l'appuntamento è per il 27 Ottobre con il corso "Programming Techniques with MATLAB". Gli utenti SISSA che vogliono partecipare devono iscriveri a questa pagina
Davide Mandelli (SISSA) and Erio Tosatti (SISSA/ICTP) have just published a new paper on the journal Nature, in the NEWS & VIEWS section. The paper is a commentary giving a thorough account of innovative research on nanofriction, in which Mandelli and Tosatti are experts. The commentary was commissioned by the journal itself, such is the expertise of the two scientists.
SISSA joins in to congratulate the new, recently announced Nobel Prize winners. In particular, it is proud to have Takaaki Kajita, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics on October 6 2015, among the editors of one of its journals (Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics – JCAP, published by SISSA and the Institute of Physics since 2002). The prize confirms the very high level of the editors of SISSA’s scientific journals (JHEP, JCAP, JSTAT and JINST), always selected among the most authoritative world experts of each area.