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  Today: Thursday, 21 November 2019

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Physics Seminar: Emergence of phytoplankton patchiness at small scales in mild turbulence
Event date: Monday, 25 November 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 0.10
Speaker: Dr. Marco Mazza, invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta

  News & Events

Do recent experiments clarify the origin of the boson peak in amorphous materials?
Event date: Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Reiner Zorn, JCNS, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany
Magnets as enablers for renewable energy and resource efficiency
Event date: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Ing. habil Oliver Gutfleisch, Technische Universität Darmstadt Material Science, Germany
Theory of photon- and electron-stimulated chemistry at surfaces
Reinhard Maurer
Event date: Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Reinhard J. Maurer, University of Warwick
Long-range electrodynamic interactions between biomolecules
Marco Pettini
Event date: Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Marco Pettini, Aix-Marseille Université
The details are in the devil: Maxwell’s demon in the real world
John Bechhoefer
Event date: Wednesday, 24 January 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. John Bechhoefer, Dept. of Physics at Simon Fraser University, Canada
Simulating quantum transport through graphene: defects, edge roughness and strain
Florian Libisch
Event date: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
Hour:  11:00 13:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC – E015
Speaker: Prof. Florian Libisch, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology
Kick off meeting: Doctoral Programme in Physics and Materials Science
Event date: Friday, 23 February 2018
Hour:  9:00 18:00
Place:  Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir, 3rd floor 2, avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Physics Colloquium: Order from Disorder: The Stochastic Medium Calcium as a Mediator Between Cellular Energy Homeostasis and Fate Dynamics
Alex Skupin
Event date: Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Alexander Skupin, Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB)
Kick-off meeting for PhD students in Physics and Materials Science
Kick-off meeting DDPM
Published on Monday, 05 March 2018
The University of Luxembourg together with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) officially launched the Doctoral Programme in Physics and Materials Science (DPPM) on 23 Februar...
EJD-FunMat Training School
EJD FunMath
Event date: Monday, 19 March 2018
Hour:  9:00 23-03 | 18:00
RHEO 360° Joint Symposium of the Belgian Group of Rheology / German Rheological Society / ProcessNet-Subject Division „Rheology“
Event date: Monday, 19 March 2018
Hour:  9:00 20-03 | 15:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences 0.03
PhD Defense: Growth of Films made from Anisotropic Particles
Event date: Wednesday, 21 March 2018
Hour:  9:30 11:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Mohit Dixit
Researchers refute 20-year-old assumptions in solar cell production
Solar panels, microscopic view
Published on Thursday, 22 March 2018
Research led by the University of Luxembourg investigated the manufacturing process of solar cells. The researchers proved that assumptions on chemical processes that were commonplace among researc...
PhD Defense: Tuning liquid crystal self-assembly: from interfacial- to polymer-stabilization
Event date: Friday, 23 March 2018
Hour:  15:00 16:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: JungHyun Noh
About Neutron Scattering and the Science of Materials − 1937 to the present
Stephen W. Lovesey
Event date: Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Professor Stephen W. Lovesey, ISIS Facility, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxford
Physics colloquium: Electron Spectroscopy Studies of Epitaxial Graphene grown on Silicon Carbide.
Event date: Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Chariya Jacobi, Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linköping University, S-58183 Linköping , Sweden
Physics colloquium: Magnetic interactions in zigzag graphene nanoribbons deposited on metallic substrates and topological insulators
Event date: Thursday, 19 April 2018
Hour:  11:00 13:00
Place:  Room BSC 3.04
Speaker: Professor Riccardo Mazzarello
Physics colloquium: Ballistic transport and Aharonov-Bohm interference in graphene
Event date: Thursday, 19 April 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Belval, CRP Lippmann, room F0.11-A 41, rue du Brill L-4422 Belvaux
Speaker: Prof. Christoph Stampfer, JARA-FIT and 2nd Institute of Physics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
PhD Defense: Many-Body Perturbation Theory Approach to Raman Spectroscopy and Its Application to 2D Materials
Event date: Friday, 20 April 2018
Hour:  13:00 14:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 3.03
Speaker: Sven Reichardt
Physics Colloquium: Shaping soft robotics into the two dimensions of a coating
Event date: Monday, 23 April 2018
Hour:  4:00 6:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Room BSC 3.04
Speaker: Dr. Danqing Liu, Laboratory of Stimuli-responsive Functional materials and Devices (SFD) Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology
PhD Defense : Angle and spectral dependence of the internal and the external quantum efficiency of solar modules
Event date: Tuesday, 24 April 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Belval - Maison du Savoir : Room 4.520
Speaker: Nils Reiners
Physics Colloquium: Polymer Nanolaminates and the Consequences of Intercalation
Event date: Wednesday, 02 May 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir - MSA Room 4.530
Speaker: Prof. Daniel SCHMIDT, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology - LIST
PV Seminar: Flexible CIGSe Thin Film Solar Cells for Space Applications
Event date: Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir – room MSA 4.520
Speaker: Dr. Christian Kaufmann
Physics Seminar: Memory functions reveal structural properties of gene regulatory networks
Event date: Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Peter Sollich (University of Göttingen, Germany)
Special Colloquium: Fundamental limits on the thermodynamics of circuits
Event date: Thursday, 17 May 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. David Wolpert
Evening Public Lecture: Optica fantastica - Images to illuminate the physics of light
Optica fantastica - Images to illuminate the physics of light
Event date: Thursday, 17 May 2018
Hour:  18:00 19:00
Place:  Kirchberg Campus, Room Paul Feidert. 6 Rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, 1359 Luxembourg.
Speaker: Professor Sir Michael Berry
Physics Colloquium: Variations on a theme of Aharonov and Bohm
Professor Sir Michael Berry
Event date: Friday, 18 May 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus, Room BSC 0.03. 162 A Avenue de la Faiencerie, 1511 Luxembourg.
Speaker: Professor Sir Michael Berry
PhD defence: Magnetic small-angle neutron scattering on bulk metallic glasses
Event date: Friday, 25 May 2018
Hour:  13:00 17:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus - Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: METTUS Denis
Researchers explore new applications for “Smart” Material
Liquid Crystal shells
Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Research led by scientists from the University of Luxembourg has shown the potential of liquid crystal shells as enabling material for a vast array of future applications, ranging from autonomous d...
PV seminar : Principles and prospects of concentrator photovoltaics
Event date: Tuesday, 05 June 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir – room MSA 3.230
Speaker: Prof. Cesar Dominguez
PhD Defense : Optical Detection of Deep Defects in Cu(In,Ga)Se2
Event date: Thursday, 07 June 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences - Room 1.03
Speaker: Conrad Spindler
Physics Seminar: Dynamic modeling of advanced hybrid soft materials
Event date: Monday, 11 June 2018
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  BSC 3.04
Speaker: Dr. Vianney Gimenez-Pinto
Using machine learning to construct spin chains from spectral data
Event date: Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - BSC E002-004
Speaker: Andreas Michelsen
Directed assembly of nanoparticles monitored by liquid crystal topological defects for advanced optical properties of the composites
Event date: Monday, 18 June 2018
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Emmanuelle Lacaze
Towards a quantum theory of cosmology
Event date: Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Jean-Luc Lehners
Seminar (LIST) : Multi-scaled simulations and modelling of novel electronic devices
Event date: Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  LIST - Belvaux - conference room F011.A
Speaker: Dr. Vihar P. Georgiev
NTTI 2018
NTTI
Event date: Monday, 16 July 2018
Hour:  9:00 19-07 | 18:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus
Atomistic Modelling Seminar: Taming electrons in 2D materials: influence of substrates, defects and Moiré superlattices.
Event date: Monday, 16 July 2018
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Batiment des Sciences BSC 2.04
Speaker: Mit H Naik
Physics seminar: Quantum kinetic equation and hydrodynamics in Dirac systems
Event date: Thursday, 13 September 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Room BRB 2.12
Speaker:  Dr. Oleksiy Kashuba
Physics Seminar: On the role of dislocations in chalcopyrite solar cell absorbers
Event date: Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Batiment des Sciences BSC 3.04
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Barragan
Physics Colloquium: Electromagnetic edge modes as a physical toy model for black hole entropy.
Event date: Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Batiment des Sciences BSC 0.04
Speaker: Prof. Glenn Barnich
Physics Colloquim : Bacterial Collective Behaviors
Event date: Wednesday, 03 October 2018
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, room BSC 0.03
Speaker: Prof. Knut Drescher, Universität Marburg
PV Seminar : New insights on the Cu2S-In2S3-Ga2S3 ternary system
Event date: Tuesday, 16 October 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir - Room MSA 3.190
Speaker: Prof. Alain Lafond
Physics Colloquium cancelled (ATTOSECOND SCIENCE from basic research to Cancer Detection)
Event date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg : BSC 1.04
Speaker: Prof. Ferenc Krausz
Physics Seminar: Novel platforms for quantum science and technology
Event date: Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Andreas Nunnenkamp
Researchers study interactions in molecules using AI
Published on Thursday, 18 October 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, Technische Universität Berlin, and  the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society have combined machine learning and quantum mechanics to p...
PhD Defense: Transport and thermodynamics in driven quantum systems
Event date: Thursday, 18 October 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, Room BS 0.03
Speaker: Patrick HAUGHIAN
Physcis Colloquium: How to formulate statistical quantum mechanics out of equilibrium
Event date: Wednesday, 24 October 2018
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Batiment des Sciences BSC 1.03
Speaker: Professor Malte Henkel
Physics Colloquium : The Myriad Hues of Liquid Crystals
Event date: Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Batiment des Sciences BSC 1.03
Speaker: Prof. Apala Majumdar
Quantum seminar
Event date: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg BSC E00-001
Speaker: Jose Nahuel FREITAS, Post Doc Student in the CSSM Group headed by Professor Massimiliano Esposito
PV Seminar : Insights into optical absorption, charge carrier collection losses and recombination at interfaces in CuInGaSe2 thin film solar cells
Event date: Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir - Room 4.530
Speaker: Dr Romain Carron
Physics Colloquium : Hierarchically self-assembled conducting soft matter
Event date: Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Hour:  16:00 15-12 | 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences BSC – 0.03
Speaker: Prof. Patrice Rannou
Physics Colloquium : What makes a good solar cell?
Event date: Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir - room 3.330
Speaker: Prof. Thomas Kirchartz
Quantum Seminar: RKKY interaction on the surface of 3D Dirac semimetals by Vardan Kaladzhyan
Event date: Tuesday, 27 November 2018
Hour:  11:00 13:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences - BSC E002-001
Speaker: Vardan Kaladzhyan
Physics Colloquium: qBounce, a Quantum Bouncing Ball Gravity Spectrometer
Event date: Wednesday, 28 November 2018
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences BSC 1.03
Speaker: Prof. Hartmut Abele
Daniele Brida wins ERC-Award for Laser Imaging Research
Daniele Brida développera la technologie et le dispositif expérimental qui utilisent des impulsions laser très rapides pour induire des courants dans des échantillons en vue de mesurer le comportement et la dynamique des électrons dans des nanostructures et des molécules
Published on Thursday, 06 December 2018
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded a Consolidator Grant to Daniele Brida, a researcher and Full Professor in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Luxembourg.
PV Seminar : The Surface Defect Physics of CIGS Thin Films: A Combined Scanning Probe Microscopy and Photoelectron Spectroscopy Approach
Event date: Tuesday, 11 December 2018
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval - Maison du Savoir – room 4.520
Speaker: Dr. Harry Mönig
Physics Colloquium: Multi-terminal Josephson junctions as topological matter
Event date: Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Hour:  4:00 6:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences BSC – 1.03
Speaker: Prof. Julia Meyer
Physics meets Biology Meeting
Event date: Thursday, 13 December 2018
Hour:  9:30 14-12 | 14:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Belval Campus Building Biotech II 6, avenue du Swing L-4367 Belvaux
First MASSENA Business Club Day
MASSENA Business Club Day
Published on Friday, 04 January 2019
On 13 December 2018, the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) organised the first business club day of the Doctoral Training Unit "Materials f...
PV Seminar - Deep level electrical spectroscopy in CIGS solar cells and thin films: results, questions and (a few) answers
Event date: Friday, 11 January 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval - LIST Bulding - Room G1.30
Speaker: Prof. Małgorzata Igalson
“Physics meets Biology” meeting: fruitful interdisciplinary exchanges
Published on Tuesday, 15 January 2019

What happens when physicists meet biologists? A dense and rich event with exciting presentations and lively discussions. This is how a recent initiative from the Physics an...

New computational method reduces risk of drug formulation
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
One major factor that determines the efficacy of a drug is the structure that its molecules form in a solid state. Changed structures can entail that pills stop functioning properly and are therefo...
Physics Seminar: Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Harness the Promises of Liquid Crystals
Event date: Thursday, 07 February 2019
Hour:  10:15 12:15
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Irvine Ong
Fractional charges in conventional sequential electron tunneling
Event date: Tuesday, 12 February 2019
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences Room 1.04
Speaker: Dr Roman RIWAR
Seminar Invitation: Nanofibers and cotton finishes from thermoresponsive block copolymers
Event date: Thursday, 14 February 2019
Hour:  16:30 18:30
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences - BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Margaret Frey
Ph.D. Defense: Confined in a fiber: Realizing flexible gas senstors by electrospinning liquid crystals
Event date: Friday, 15 February 2019
Hour:  15:00 18:00
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences - Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: Ph.D. Student Catherine REYES
PV Seminar : Advanced Materials and Processes for Perowskite-Based Tandem PV
Event date: Tuesday, 19 February 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir - room 4.520
Speaker: Dr. Ulrich W. Paetzold
From Machine-Learning Interatomic Potentials to Materials Chemistry
Volker Deringer
Event date: Wednesday, 27 February 2019
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences
Speaker: Dr. Volker Deringer, University of Cambridge
Inaugural lecture Prof. Daniele Brida
Daniele Brida
Event date: Thursday, 28 February 2019
Hour:  18:00 20:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus – BSC, Room 003
Speaker: Prof. Daniele Brida
Scientists study method for researching magnetic materials
Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2019
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg and their research partners have demonstrated for the first time in a comprehensive study how different magnetic materials can be examined using neutron...
Seminar: Research Ethics for Physicists
Katrina bramstedt
Event date: Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences BSC – 2.03
Speaker: Dr. Katrina Bramstedt invited by Professor Susanne Siebentritt
PhD Defence : The cause of interface recombination in Cu-rich CIS thin film solar cells
Event date: Friday, 15 March 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir - Room 3.370
Speaker: Hossam Elanzeery
Physics Colloquium: Building towards bio-mechanical fluidic machines
Event date: Wednesday, 20 March 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences 2.04
Speaker: Dr Tyler Schendruk invited by Professor Anupam Sengupta
Physics Colloquium: Using Disorder or Liquid Electrolyte Gating to Design and Control Magnetic and Electronic Properties of Materials
Event date: Friday, 22 March 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  BSC 1.03
Speaker: Dr Julie Karel invited by RU PHYMS
Physics Seminar: Majorana nanowire with unconventional superconductivity and RKKY interaction in Borophene
Event date: Tuesday, 26 March 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences BSC 2.04
Speaker: Paul Ganesh invited by Prof. Thomas Schmidt
Physics Colloquium: Dynamics and control of open quantum systems
Event date: Wednesday, 27 March 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr Aurelia Chenu invited by Professor Massimiliano Esposito
Colloquium: New aspects of quantum impurities: topology and how to realize anyons
Event date: Friday, 29 March 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Enderalp Yakaboylu invited by RU PHYMS
Physics Seminar: Protein Energy Landscapes seen by Neutron Scattering
Event date: Wednesday, 03 April 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences BSC 1.03
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Gerald Kneller invited by Professor Andreas Michels
Adaptive algorithm for sampling large deviation functions
Event date: Monday, 08 April 2019
Hour:  13:00 17:00
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences Room BS 004
Speaker: Gregoire FERRE invited by Professor Massimiliano Esposito
Physics Colloquium: Orderly Self-Assembling and Mechanochemically Disassembling Materials for Catalysis
Event date: Thursday, 11 April 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Pit Losch invited by the Physics and Materials Science Research Unit
Physics Colloquium: When electrons meet light: attosecond coherent control of matter waves for low-dimensional phonics
Event date: Friday, 12 April 2019
Hour:  4:00 6:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BSC 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Gianmaria Vanacore - invited by Professor Ludger Wirtz
Physics Colloquium: Auxetic Liquid Crystal Elastomers - a bit of a stretch !
Event date: Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Helen Gleeson invited by Professor Jan Lagerwall
Physics Seminar: Advanced Materials from Anisotropic Nanomaterial Dispersions
Event date: Thursday, 02 May 2019
Hour:  13:00 15:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room 1.03
Speaker:  Talk by Dr. Virginia A. Davis
General Assembly : Doctoral Programme in Physics and Materials Science
Event date: Friday, 03 May 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir - room 3.040
Phd Defense: Self-Organizing Cellulose Nanocrystals: From the fundamental physical chemistry of self-assembly to the preparation of functional films
Event date: Friday, 03 May 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Room BSC 2.01
Speaker: Camila Honorato under Supervision of Prof. Jan Lagerwall
Physics Seminar: Frontiers of Multiscale Modeling in Biophysics
Event date: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Cecilia Clementi, Rice University, Houston, Texas, invited by Prof. Tkatchenko
Physics Colloquium: Machine Learning for Molecular Dynamics and Statistical Mechanics
Event date: Wednesday, 08 May 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Frank Noé invited by Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko
PhD defence : Optical investigation of voltage losses in high-efficiency Cu(In,Ga)Se2 thin-film solar cells
Event date: Thursday, 09 May 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Maison des Sciences Humaines LISER conference room - 2nd floor room 1.090-2.240
Speaker: Max Wolter, under the supervision of Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
Physics Seminar : Strong and smart shape memory polymer fibers
Event date: Friday, 10 May 2019
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Philippe Poulin, invited by Prof. Giusy Scalia
Physics Seminar : Aligned carbon nanotube assemblies for high-performance CNT applications including Space Elevator
Event date: Monday, 13 May 2019
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Yoku Inoue, invited by Prof. Giusy Scalia
Physics Seminar : Acoustic Metasurfaces
Event date: Monday, 13 May 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Prof. John Roy Sambles, invited by Prof. Giusy Scalia
Physics Colloquium: Geometry, defects and motion in active matte
Event date: Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  BSC 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Luca Giomi invited by Professor Anupam Sengupta
Physics Colloquium : Machine Learning Approaches for an Atomistic Understanding of Amorphous Functional Materials
Event date: Monday, 20 May 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsbeg Bâtiment des Sciences Room 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Volker L. Deringer, invited by PHYMS RU
Physics Colloquium: Cation mutation in hybrid perovskites: solubility limits and phase stabilizing effects
Event date: Wednesday, 22 May 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir Room 3.530
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Susan Schorr invited by Professor Susanne Siebentritt
Physics beyond physics: secondary school teachers meet researchers
Physics beyond physics
Published on Tuesday, 28 May 2019
On 6 May 2019, the Scienteens Lab organised an afternoon of training for Luxembourgish teachers on Limpertsberg campus. Titled “Physics beyond physics: From liquid crystal-enabled design to microbe...
Physics Seminar: Feedback Control with Minimum Directed Information
Event date: Tuesday, 28 May 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 0.04
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Henrik Sandberg invited by Prof. Massimiliano Esposito
Physics Colloquium: Coherent Coulom drag effect in double quantum dots
Event date: Monday, 03 June 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  BSC 1.03
Speaker: Dr Rosa Lopez invited by Professor Massimiliano Esposito
Physics Seminar: Why one can never get bored of optics - investigations of soft materials with optical methods
Event date: Tuesday, 04 June 2019
Hour:  13:30 14:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Talk by Prof. Irena Drevenšek Olenik invited by Prof. Jan Lagerwall
Physics Seminar: Microbial response to surfaces in aquatic environments
Event date: Thursday, 06 June 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: BSC 0.04
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Grossart invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta
First PHYMS Workshop of the Physics and Materials Science Research Unit
Event date: Thursday, 13 June 2019
Hour:  8:45 17:30
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences - Room 0.03
Speaker: RU PHYMS members
Physics Colloquium: Rescuing the kinetic properties of coarse-grained simulation models
Event date: Monday, 24 June 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences Room BSC 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Joseph F. RUDZINSKI invited by PHYMS RU
Physics Colloquium: Talk by Dr. Etienne FODOR invited by RU PHYMS
Event date: Tuesday, 25 June 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences BSC 1.04
Physics Colloquium : Disease Ecology: Physics point of view
Event date: Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Fakhteh Ghanbarnejad, invited by Prof. Massimiliano Esposito
Physics Seminar: The biochemical Szilard engine with applications to inference and computing
Event date: Thursday, 18 July 2019
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences - room 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Rory BRITTAIN invited by Prof. Massimiliano ESPOSITO
Physics Seminar : Mesoscale fluctuational electrodynamics: modeling and bounds, from molecules to continuous media
Event date: Friday, 19 July 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences - room 0.03
Speaker: Mr. Prashanth Venkataram, invited by Prof. Alexandre TKATCHENKO
Physics Seminar : Molecular mechanics models for biomolecular simulations:accuracy and transferability
Event date: Wednesday, 24 July 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences - room 2.04
Speaker: Associate Professor Sameer Varma, invited by Prof. Alexandre TKATCHENKO
Physics Colloquium : The Colorful Palette of 2D-Materials:Defects, Shapes, and Growth
Event date: Friday, 26 July 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences - room 2.04
Speaker: Professor Boris I. Yakobson, invited by Prof. Alexandre TKATCHENKO
Physics Seminar : Role of Topological Phases in Quantum Molecular Dynamics
Event date: Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences - room 2.04
Speaker: Associate Professor Artur Izmaylov, invited by Prof. Alexandre TKATCHENKO
Physics Colloquium: Geometric phases and the separation of the world
Event date: Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences Room 0.03
Speaker: Prof. Sir Michael Berry, invited by Prof. Alexandre Tkatchenko
Phd Defense: First-principles high-throughput study of linear and nonlinear optical materials
Event date: Friday, 30 August 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: Francesco NACCARATO under joint supervision of Prof. Ludger Wirtz (University of Luxembourg) and Prof. Gian-Marco Rignanese (UCL Louvain)
PhD Defence: Thermodynamics and Aggregation Kinetics of Lysozyme-Derived Peptides
Event date: Monday, 02 September 2019
Hour:  13:30 15:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room BSC 0.04
Speaker: Ali Asghar HAKAMI ZANJANI under joint supervision of Dr. Josh Berryman (University of Luxembourg) and Prof. Dr. Tanja Schilling (University of Freiburg/Germany)
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg: visit our labs in physics and engineering
Portes ouvertes
Event date: Sunday, 22 September 2019
Hour:  10:00 18:00
Place:  Physics: Campus Limpertsberg, 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie, L-1511 Luxembourg Engineering: Campus Kirchberg, 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg
Physics Seminar: A chemical view on artificial energy transduction
Event date: Monday, 23 September 2019
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Giulio Ragazzon invited by Prof. Massimiliano ESPOSITO
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg: more than 400 visitors!
Portes ouvertes luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 24 September 2019
On 22 September 2019, the University of Luxembourg welcomed more than 400 visitors on Limpertsberg and Kirchberg campus sites to discover the laboratories for Physics and Engineering.
Physics Colloquium: Polarized neutrons and magnetism
Event date: Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Artem Goukassov, invited by Prof. Andreas Michels
PhD Defence: First-principles approaches to the description of indirect absorption and luminescence spectroscopy: exciton-phonon coupling in hexagonal boron nitride
Event date: Monday, 30 September 2019
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limprtsberg Bâtiment des Sciences - BSC 2.01
Speaker: Fulvio Paleari, under the supervision of Prof. Ludger Wirtz
Physics Colloquium : Operando photoelectron spectroscopy for the characterization of solar cells
Event date: Wednesday, 02 October 2019
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval Maison du Savoir – room 3.010
Speaker: Ass. Prof. Ute Cappel - Royal Institute of Technology - Stockholm, invited by Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
Physics Colloquium: Nature’s amazing labyrinths: Bicontinuous phases in biology and material
Event date: Thursday, 03 October 2019
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room 1.03
Speaker: Prof. Gerd Schröder Turk, Murdoch University in Perth, Invited by Prof. Ludger Wirtz
Physics Seminar: Ultrafast optoelectronics in materials with topological order
Event date: Thursday, 03 October 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 1.04
Speaker: Dr Christoph Kastl, invited by Professor Thomas Schmidt
Physics Seminar: Quantum spin Hall quantum point contacts
Event date: Wednesday, 09 October 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Room BSC 2.04
Speaker: Christoph Fleckenstein
Physics Colloquium: Lattice dynamics, phonons and mechanics in disordered and dissipative systems
Event date: Thursday, 10 October 2019
Hour:  9:00 10:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room BS 0.04
Speaker: Prof. Alessio Zaccone, University of Milan, Invited by Physics Research Unit
Physics Colloquium: Non-equilibrium processes in biosystems: active membrane fluctuations and the formation of cell aggregates
Event date: Thursday, 10 October 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences –room BS 0.04
Speaker: Prof. Dmitry Fedosov, Institute of Complex Systems, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany, Invited by Physics Research unit
Physics Seminar: The Physics of Bioemulsions
Event date: Friday, 11 October 2019
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg BSC 0.15
Speaker: Talk by Elizabeth K.Mann
Ph.D. Defense: Liquid Metals and Liquid Crystals Subject to Flow: From Fundamental Fluid Physics to Functional Fibers
Event date: Friday, 11 October 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: Lawrence W. Honaker
PhD defense: Liquid Metals and Liquid Crystals Subject to Flow: From Fundamental Fluid Physics to Functional Fibers
Event date: Friday, 11 October 2019
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Limpertsberg Campus, 0.03
Speaker: Lawrence William HONAKER
Physics Colloquium: Recent research using polarized neutrons on some not-very-recent materials
Event date: Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Ross Stewart, invited by Prof. Andreas Michels
Surfing on waves in a one-dimensional quantum liquid
water
Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg, together with international collaborators, have recently published an article in the internationally renowned journal Physical Review Letters. In this...
Physics Colloquium: Unraveling the potential of nanostructures in molecular detection: a modeling paradigm
Event date: Thursday, 17 October 2019
Hour:  9:00 10:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room BS 1.03
Speaker: Prof. Maria Fyta, University of Stuttgart, Invited by Physics Research Unit
Physics Colloquium: Molecular simulations of biological interfaces: living dangerously out-of equilibrium
Event date: Thursday, 17 October 2019
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences – room BS 1.03
Speaker: Prof. Stefano Vanni, University of Fribourg, Invited by Physics Research Unit
Alexandre Tkatchenko elected as American Physical Society Fellow
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Monday, 21 October 2019
For the first time in Luxembourg, a physicist has been recognised by the American Physical Society (APS) for outstanding contributions to physics. Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Physics an...
Thermodynamics 2.0: New thermodynamic framework for cells
Thermodynamics 2.0 Uni.lu
Published on Monday, 21 October 2019
Physicists at the University of Luxembourg have developed theoretical tools to analyse and optimise chemical engines ranging from simple chemical reaction networks to complex metabolic pathways.
FNR Award 2019 for physicist Riccardo Rao
Riccardo Rao
Published on Monday, 28 October 2019
Riccardo Rao, former doctoral candidate at the University of Luxembourg, received the 2019 FNR Award in the category Outstanding PhD Thesis for his project entitled Conservation Laws i...
Physics Seminar: Mobile impurity and Nonlinear Luttinger Liquid
Event date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - BRB 2.12
Speaker: Dr. Oleksandr Gamayun, invited by Prof. Thomas Schmidt
Physics Colloquium: Local structure and configurational entropy in liquids
Event date: Wednesday, 06 November 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences - Room BS 0.04
Speaker: Dr. Francesco TURCI, invited by Dr. Matteo POLETTINI
Physics Seminar: Aggregation and coalescence of partially crystalline emulsion drops investigated using optical tweezers
Event date: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Hour:  11:00 13:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 1.04
Speaker: Dr. Mariela Rodriguez Otazo, invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta
PV Seminar : Nanoribbon antimony selenide solar cells
Event date: Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Campus Belval Maison du Savoir – room 4.510
Speaker: Dr Jon Major, University of Liverpool, invited by Prof. Phillip Dale
Physics Colloquium:Stimuli-responsive and active soft matter
Event date: Thursday, 14 November 2019
Hour:  9:00 10:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 1.03
Speaker: Dr. Andreas Menzel invited by Physics Research Unit.
Physics Colloquium:Quantum machine learning and perturbation theory for accelerated exploration of compound space
Event date: Thursday, 14 November 2019
Hour:  13:00 14:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences - Room BSC 1.03
Speaker: Prof. Anatole Von Lilienfeld invited by Physics Research Unit
Award Ceremony of the European Solar Prize 2019
European Solar Prize
Event date: Friday, 15 November 2019
Hour:  13:30 19:30
Place:  Belval campus, Maison des Art et des Etudiants
AI algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics
quantum chemistry
Published on Monday, 18 November 2019
An interdisciplinary team of chemists, physicists, and computer scientists from the University of Luxembourg, the University of Warwick and the Technical University of Berlin have developed a deep...
Physics Colloquium: Halide Perovskites: Is it all about the interfaces?
Event date: Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Philip Schulz, invited by Prof. Alex Redinger
Physics Seminar: Emergence of phytoplankton patchiness at small scales in mild turbulence
Event date: Monday, 25 November 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 0.10
Speaker: Dr. Marco Mazza, invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta
Physics Colloquium: Title to be announced
Event date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019
Hour:  15:30 17:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Joachim Ankerhold, invited by Prof. Thomas Schmidt
Physics Seminar : Out of equilibrium chemical network: Dissipation shapes selection
Event date: Friday, 29 November 2019
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg BS 1.03
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Maria Busiello, Laboratory of Statistical Biophysics, EPFL, Lausanne - Invited by Prof. Massimiliano Esposito
Graduation Ceremony of the Saar-Lor-Lux Bachelor programme in Physics
Event date: Friday, 06 December 2019
Hour:  17:00 19:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsbert, Bâtiment des Sciences, Auditoire E01-004
Graduation Ceremony Saar-Lor-Lux Bachelor programme in physics
Physics
Event date: Friday, 06 December 2019
Hour:  17:00 19:00
Place:  Université du Luxembourg Campus Limpertsberg, auditoire BS 0.04 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie L-1511 Luxembourg
Physics Seminar: Entropy production bounds under Hamiltonian and rate matrix constraints
Event date: Thursday, 12 December 2019
Hour:  11:00 12:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - Bâtiment des Sciences - Room BS 2.04
Speaker: Dr. Artemy KOLCHINSKY, invited by Prof. Massimiliano ESPOSITO
Physics Colloquium: Image Scanning Microscopy and Metal Induced Energy Transfer: Enhancing Microscopy Resolution in All Directions
Event date: Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg: Bâtiment des Sciences – room 2.04
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jörg Enderlein invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta