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Remembering Boris Dubrovin

With great sadness we announce the passing of Boris Dubrovin, extraordinary mathematical physicist, a great colleague, and friend, after a protracted illness. Boris Dubrovin, professor of Mathematics at SISSA, died on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, after a long and courageous battle with ALS. He was 68. Boris arrived at SISSA in 1993 as  distinguished Professor of Mathematical Physics and he served as director of the Mathematical Physics Group and the Mathematics area for several years.

Sissa is partner in Underwater Blue Efficiency 2 project

SISSA is one of the partners in the project UBE 2 (Underwater Blue Efficiency 2). The project, which started on 1 December 2018, is led by Monte Carlo Yachts S.p.A. Ube 2 is co-founded by Fondo Europeo per lo Sviluppo Regionale. The final goal of the project is to deeply understand the physical vibratory phenomenon in sailing and to develop a ship design method that can mitigate or stop it. The project duration is 30 months with financial support in the amount of 587.127.26 Euros.

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31 January 2019

Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 22 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

SISSA PhDs: International Candidates Selection

This selection procedure is now closed. Information about other recruitment opportunities are available here.

SISSA offers opportunities for carrying out PhD studies for the Academic Year 2019/20 in the following fields:

Astroparticle Physics; Astrophysics and Cosmology; Theoretical Particle Physics (deadline 15 Jan)
Geometry and Mathematical Physics; Mathematical Analysis, Modelling, and Applications (deadline 15 Jan)
Cognitive Neuroscience (deadline 28 Feb)

Famelab 2019

The science talent show is back in Trieste for the seventh time. Young scientists have 3 minutes to tell the object of their study, or a scientific topic they are interested in. No slideshows, graphs, videos are allowed: only a fistful of words and communication skills are required to present the charm of scientific research to the public, in an amusing and clear way.

FameLab Trieste will take place on 27 February 2019 from 9 am at Teatro Miela.

SISSA Alumni Society

17 December 2018

On the occasion of its 40th Anniversary, the School is pleased to announce the foundation of the SISSA Alumni Society. It is open to all former SISSA students who have completed a PhD course, obtained a MPhil degree, or attended a Master’s degree...