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ECOSS 35: The 35th European Conference on Surface Science
Event date: Monday, 29 August 2022
Hour:  8:00 02-09 | 18:00
Place:  Belval campus

  News & Events

Webex Physics Colloquium: Conflicts and synergies between individuality and collective behavior
Event date: Monday, 18 May 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Speaker: Associate Professor Thierry Emonet, invited by Professor Massimiliano ESPOSITO
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Anupam
Published on Friday, 22 May 2020
Anupam Sengupta, Professor within the Department of Physics and Materials Science at the University of Luxembourg, is principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project "V-SIDE: Virus-Sur...
Virtual Chalcogenide Photovoltaic Conference 2020
pv
Event date: Monday, 25 May 2020
Hour:  8:30 28-05 | 17:00
CANCELLED // Physics Colloquium:Levitons:on-demand electrons for Electron Quantum Optics
Event date: Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Speaker: Dr. Christian Glattli,CEA Saclay, Université Paris-Saclay, France, invited by Prof. Thomas Schmidt
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Monday, 22 June 2020
Alexandre Tkatchenko is the principal investigator of a large international consortium of physicists, chemists, mathematicians and computer scientists, aiming to investigate the fundamental mechani...
Academic promotions announced
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce the following academic promotions.
PhD Defense : Optical Defect Spectroscopy in CuInS2 Thin Films and Solar Cells
Event date: Monday, 29 June 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval - Virtual PhD Thesis Defense
Speaker: Alberto Lomuscio, under the supervision of Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
A step forward towards photonic circuits with metamaterials
Ultrafast
Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2020
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg and their international research partners have recently reported how a special kind of artificial materials, called epsilon-near-zero metamaterials<...
Towards a new way of producing solar cells?
Solar cells
Published on Monday, 20 July 2020
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg together with international scientists have investigated the oxidation process of solar cell materials whose results could change the current way of pro...
Webex PV Seminar : CIGSe Based Solar Cells and Beyond
Event date: Wednesday, 29 July 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Webex
Speaker: Dr. Manjusha Chugh - University of Paderborn - Germany, Invited by Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
Physicists pin down the pay off between speed and entropy
Dissipation
Published on Thursday, 27 August 2020
Researchers Massimiliano Esposito and Gianmaria Falasco from the Department of Physics and Materials Science at the University of Luxembourg have developed a valuable tool to manipulate non-equilib...
Neutron scattering provides new insights into nanoparticles
Neutron scattering provides new insights into nanoparticles
Published on Friday, 11 September 2020
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, the University of Salamanca and from General Numerics Research Lab in Germany have investigated the spin structure of nanoparticles. Their findings ha...
Using Machine Learning to combat the Coronavirus
Covid
Published on Monday, 14 September 2020
The intensive binding of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein on human host cells appears to be a significant factor in the virus’s high infectiousness. A joint team of researchers from the University of L...
Webex PV Seminar: Epitaxial CIGS solar cells on GaAs, grown by MBE
Event date: Tuesday, 15 September 2020
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  WEBEX (Campus Belval)
Speaker: Dr. Jiro Nishinaga, Senior Research Scientist at AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Tsukuba, Japan, Invited by Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
Cellulose: an ever-present material with remarkable properties
crystal
Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2020
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg have recently made significant steps forward in resolving some of the outstanding research questions about cellulose. Their findings have been published...
POSTPONED- New date TBC - International Conference on Sensors and Energy Harversters, organized by MASSENA candidates
Event date: Thursday, 15 October 2020
Hour:  9:00 16-10 | 18:00
Place:  Sport Hotel Leweck
Innovative use of machine learning for discoveries in chemistry
Published on Friday, 16 October 2020
Prof. Alexandre Tkatchenko and his research team at the University of Luxembourg have been awarded grants totalling 500,000 euros to conduct research in the emerging field of machine learning metho...
New Professor in Physics of Active Matter
Etienne Fodor
Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Etienne Fodor has recently joined the University of Luxembourg as Professor in Physics of Active Matter. 
PhD Thesis Defense: Problems in Nonequilibrium Fluctuations Across Scales: a path integral approach
Event date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Hour:  14:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 0.03
Speaker: Tommaso COSSETTO, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Massimiliano ESPOSITO
Nanoscience Global Lecture
Nano Letters
Event date: Friday, 23 October 2020
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Online
Thesis Defense: Van der Waals Dispersion Interactions in Biomolecular Systems: Quantum-Mechanical Insights and Methodological Advances
Event date: Wednesday, 11 November 2020
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, BS 0.03, a WebEx session is also scheduled
Speaker: Martin STOEHR, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Alexandre TKATCHENKO
Two University professors on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list
Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Professors Stéphane Bordas and Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine have been ranked among the world’s most influential academics on the “Highly Cited Researche...
Physics meets Biology Webinar:
Event date: Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  webex
Speaker: Talk by Prof. Noel CLARK,University of Colorado, at Boulder (invited by Prof. Jan Lagerwall)
Thesis Defense: Pressure Sensing with Nematic Liquid Crystal and Carbon Nanotube Networks
Event date: Tuesday, 15 December 2020
Hour:  10:00 12:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, BSC 0.03, a WebEx session is also scheduled
Speaker: Meenu MURALI, under the supervision of Dr. Giusy Scalia
Physics meets Biology Webinar
Event date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Webinar
Speaker: Dr. Nazim BOUATTA, invited by Prof. Massimiliano ESPOSITO
New ERC grant to develop novel chemical discovery platform
Published on Thursday, 07 January 2021
Alexandre Tkatchenko, professor of theoretical chemical physics at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded a Proof-of-Concept grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to develop a nove...
Modifying molecular interactions by squeezing molecules
Published on Monday, 11 January 2021
In a paper published in Nature Communications on 08 January 2021, the Theoretical Chemical Physics group, from the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPhyMS) at the University of Luxembou...
Excellent Doctoral Thesis Awards 2020 in science
Best doctorates
Published on Friday, 22 January 2021
The Doctoral School of Science and Engineering (DSSE) at the University of Luxembourg has recently awarded nine doctoral candidates for their outstanding doctoral thesis. The research topics includ...
Virtual PhD Thesis Defense : Tight-binding perspective on excitons in hexagonal boron nitride
Event date: Friday, 22 January 2021
Hour:  10:00 11:45
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg BSC 0.03 and WEBEX link
Speaker: PhD student Thomas Galvani, under the supervison of Professor Ludger Wirtz
Physics meets Biology online Colloquium
Event date: Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Webex
Speaker: Dr. Philippe NGHE, Associate Professor ESPCI, invited by Prof. Massimiliano ESPOSITO
Surviving turbulent times: lessons from the phytoplankton
Turbulence
Published on Tuesday, 02 February 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg, together with scientists from Sweden, Israel and Switzerland, have established mechanistic links between physiological stress and migratory behaviour i...
Webinar: Ultraprecise computations for small molecules
Event date: Thursday, 04 February 2021
Hour:  11:00 12:00
Place:  Webinar
Speaker: Dr. Edit Matyus, invited by Prof. Alexandre Tkatchenko
Virtual Master Thesis Defense: Multimode behavior in the Raman spectra of (Mo,W)S2 alloys
Event date: Friday, 05 February 2021
Hour:  13:00 14:30
Place:  Webex Link
Speaker: Muralidhar Nalabothula, Supervisor Prof. Ludger Wirtz
Two researchers reinforce the quantum physics team
Adolfo and Aurelia
Published on Wednesday, 10 February 2021
As of January 2021, Professor Adolfo del Campo and Dr. Aurélia Chenu have joined the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DphyMS) at the University of Luxembourg to establish the “Quantum S...
Physics meets Biology online Colloquium
Event date: Monday, 22 February 2021
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Webinar
Speaker: Dr. Pierre RONCERAY, invited by Assistant Prof. Étienne FODOR
Online Energy Seminar: Green Hydrogen – The Fuel of the Future?
Event date: Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Hour:  17:00 19:00
Speaker: Dr. Pit Losch, Advisor - Renewable Energies, Ministry of Energy and Spatial Planning - Dr. Florian Ausfelder, Team Leader - Energy, DECHEMA - Dr. Gaston Trauffler, Head of Industrial Policy - FEDIL
1 million Euros for black holes made from semimetals
Published on Wednesday, 03 March 2021
Semimetals are a class of materials which share features known from both metals and semiconductors. In recent years, it was found that the electrons flowing in certain novel – so-called “topologica...
Advancing diagnosis and therapy: Exploring the cancer microbiome
Published on Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Six new interdisciplinary research projects have received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
Online Physics Colloquium: Rare earth ions as local probes and novel (mixed-anionic) hydrides
Event date: Wednesday, 31 March 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Webex
Speaker: Prof. Nathalie Kunkel, University of Göttingen and Technical University of Munich, invited by Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
Quantum Science & Technology Seminar
Event date: Tuesday, 06 April 2021
Hour:  11:45 12:45
Place:  Online Seminar: Zoom
Speaker: Professor Tomaž PROSEN, Invited by Dr. Aurelia CHENU, Research Scientist
Joint Virtual Workshop on Soft Matter Physics and Self-Assembly and Panel Discussion on the Life of a PhD Candidate
Event date: Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Hour:  8:50 13:00
Place:  Webex link
Speaker: Jan Lagerwall,Johanna Bruckner,Irvine Ong,Kirsten Harth,Yong Geng
Online Physics Seminar:Collisions of monopoles and disclinations in nematics
Event date: Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Webex
Speaker:  Prof. Dr. Pawel Pieranski,Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université Paris-Saclay, Orsay, France, invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta.
Online Physics Colloquium:Quantum parameter estimation - from fundamentals to applications
Event date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Webex
Speaker: Dr. Manuel Gessner, invited by Prof. Thomas Schmidt
Helping robots analyse their surroundings
microscopy
Published on Wednesday, 28 April 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg have recently presented a new material which can become a key component of a new infrastructure designed to help robots understand their surroundings. T...
The future is now - how can humans and robots live together?
Published on Wednesday, 05 May 2021
TRANSCEND is one of six new interdisciplinary research projects which received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
Physics Colloquium online
Event date: Wednesday, 26 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 1.03
Speaker: Talk by Dr. Luca Ghiringhelli, invited by Prof. Dr. Alexandre Tkatchenko
Virtual PhD Thesis Defense:Liquid Crystal Shells: from Physics Mysteries, via Chemistry Challenges, to Biosensing Opportunities
Event date: Friday, 28 May 2021
Hour:  16:00 19:30
Place:  BSC 0.03 webex link: https://unilu.webex.com/unilu/j.php?MTID=mfbabb907bf252c3cad7e7b1b7af85014
Speaker: Talk by Anjali SHARMA, supervisor Prof. Jan Lagerwall
Magnetic materials analysis has never been so comprehensible
Andreas book
Published on Monday, 31 May 2021
Professor Andreas Michels, physicist at the University of Luxembourg, explores the complex world of magnetic materials by shooting neutrons on them. He has now published his insights in a 380-page-...
Solar cell efficiency record: University of Luxembourg comes close
Published on Tuesday, 08 June 2021
A solar cell developed by physicists from the University of Luxembourg and Uppsala University has recently been certified with an efficiency of 14%, which comes close to the world record of 15.5%....
Physics Colloquium: Driving phase transition in ceramics: an overlooked asset for energy applications
Event date: Wednesday, 09 June 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  campus Limpertsberg Bâtiment des Sciences amphi BS 0.03
Speaker: Prof. Emmanuel Defay, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, invited by Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
Physics Colloquium: Ab Initio Quantum Dynamics in Nanoscale Materials
Event date: Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS. 0.03
Speaker: Pr. Dr. Oleg Prezhdo, invited by Prof. Dr. Alexandre Tkatchenko
John Templeton Foundation grant to better understand the universe
Aurelia Chenu
Published on Thursday, 24 June 2021
Researcher Aurelia Chenu from the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPhyMS) at the University of Luxembourg has recently received a grant from the John Templeton Foundation in order to p...
MASSENA Young Scientist Conference 2021
massena
Event date: Thursday, 24 June 2021
Hour:  8:30 25-06 | 18:00
Place:  Sport Hotel Leweck Lepschter-Dellt L-9378 Lipperscheid Luxembourg
MASSENA Young Scientist Conference 2021 - 24th, 25th of June 2021
Event date: Thursday, 24 June 2021
Hour:  9:00 25-06 | 17:00
Place:  Leweck Resort Lepschter-Dellt 9378 Lipperscheid Luxembourg (+352) 99 00 22 info@sporthotel.lu
Thermodynamic cost of active materials
Active
Published on Monday, 28 June 2021
An international team of scientists, including Professor Etienne Fodor, a theoretical physicist from the University of Luxembourg, have recently studied the thermodynamic cost in active field theor...
LCL x FSTM Energy Seminar: Flexibility for the Energy System of the Future
Ferdi Löhndorf
Event date: Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Campus Belval room MSA 3.510
Speaker: Prof. Ferdi Schüth, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
Young scientists exchange about energy materials
Massena
Published on Thursday, 08 July 2021
On 24-25 June 2021, the MASSENA Young Scientist Conference organised by the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) gathered almost 70 young researche...
Physics Colloquium: Integrating Electronic Structure Theory and Machine Learning
Event date: Thursday, 29 July 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 0.03
Speaker: Dr. Johannes Margraf, invited by Prof. Dr. Alexandre Tkatchenko
Luxembourg Olympiads in natural sciences: congrats to the winners!
Olympiades
Published on Friday, 30 July 2021
On 1 July 2021, 18 secondary school students who won the Luxembourg Biology Olympiad, the Luxembourg Chemistry Olympiad and the Luxembourg Physics Olympiad were congratulated during the award cerem...
European scientists develop technology for protein identification
Published on Thursday, 05 August 2021
The University of Luxembourg participates in PROTEIN-ID, a research consortium that aspires to create device able to generate a proteins identity card. The newly funded project will develop a metho...
Physics Seminar:INFRARED METAMATERIALS FOR THERMAL RADIATION, SENSING AND MANAGEMENT
Event date: Friday, 03 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, BSC 0.03 WEBEX
Speaker: Mr. Sreyash Sarkar, PhD Scholar at ESIEE PARIS, invited by Dr. Nicolò Maccaferri.
DyProSo 2021: International Symposium on Dynamical Properties of Solids
Limpertsberg
Event date: Monday, 06 September 2021
Hour:  9:00 08-09 | 18:00
Place:  University of Luxembourg Campus Limpertsberg 162a rue de la Faïencerie Luxembourg.
Physicists exchange about dynamical properties of solids
Mael
Published on Monday, 13 September 2021
From 6 to 8 September 2021, the university of Luxembourg hosted the 38th International Symposium on Dynamical Properties of Solids (DyProSo 2021) on the campus Limpertsberg. The event,...
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2021: discover the magic of science!
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg
Event date: Sunday, 19 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg: 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg Campus Limpertsberg: 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie, L-1511 Luxembourg
"Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2021": 560 Visitors Discover Our Labs
Portes Ouvertes
Published on Tuesday, 21 September 2021
On 19 September 2021, the University of Luxembourg welcomed 560 visitors on Kirchberg and Limpertsberg campus sites to discover the laboratories in engineering, space, mobility and physics in the f...
PhD defense: "Quantum Transport in topological condensed matter systems"
Event date: Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Libertsberg, BSC 007 WEBEX
Speaker: Talk by Johan EKSTRÖM, Supervisor Prof. Thomas Schmidt
Hybrid Physics Colloquium: Mean-Field Dynamics in Neural Networks: Implications for Generalization and Applications
Event date: Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 0.03
Speaker: Talk by Assistant Professor Grant Rotskoff, invited by Dr. Matteo Polettini
Statistical physics provides novel strategies for low-power computers
Novel
Published on Thursday, 23 September 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the University of Louvain have reported a comprehensive theory on how to construct rigorous stochastic models of complex electroni...
Statistical physics provides novel strategies for low-power computers
Novel
Published on Thursday, 23 September 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the University of Louvain have reported a comprehensive theory on how to construct rigorous stochastic models of complex electroni...
Physics Seminar:Half-integer charge injection by a Josephson junction without excess noise
Event date: Thursday, 23 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 11:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, BSC 0.03
Speaker: Talk by Prof. Dr. Fabian Hassler, invited by Prof. Thomas Schmidt
Online Physics Colloquium:Using computational tissue biomechanics for improving cardiovascular healthcare: applications to the vasculature
Event date: Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  webex link : https://unilu.webex.com/unilu/j.php?MTID=me5b82e8a79dfa938ff2ffd282406ccd4
Speaker: Talk by Dr. Ankush Aggarwal, University of Glasgow, invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta
PhD Thesis Defense:Electrospinning Core-Sheath Functional Fibers
Event date: Friday, 08 October 2021
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, BSC 0.03, WEBEX
Speaker: Talk by Shameek Vats,Supervisor: Professor Jan Lagerwall
Launch of the Luxembourgish EPS Young Minds team
Young Minds Lux
Published on Wednesday, 13 October 2021
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) have recently launched a national section of the European Physical Society (EPS) Young Mi...
Secondary school students learn more about energy
Energy
Published on Friday, 22 October 2021
Students from the Lycée Michel Lucius participated in the energy balance workshop conceived by physicists and computer scientists from the University of Luxembourg. By doing experiments with renewa...
FNR Awards 2021: two researchers in mathematics & physics shortlisted
Hugo & Martin
Published on Monday, 25 October 2021
Mathematician Hugo Parlier and physicist Martin Stöhr from the University of Luxembourg have been shorlisted at the 13th edition of the FNR Awards.
Science Festival 2021: participate in our workshops!
Science Festival
Event date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Hour:  9:00 14-11 | 19:00
Place:  Centre culturel de rencontre Abbaye de Neumünster + Musée national d’histoire naturelle
Hybrid Physics Colloquium: Dynamical Landscape and Multistability of the Earth’s Climate
Event date: Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Hour:  15:00 16:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, Room BS 0.03
Speaker: Talk by Professor Valerio Lucarini, invited by Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Esposito
Science Festival 2021: researchers share their passion for science
Science Festival
Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021
On the occasion of the Science Festival Luxembourg which took place on 11-14 November 2021 at Neumünster Abbey, researchers from the University of Luxembourg interacted with the general public to e...
PV Seminar : Electrical characterization of CIGSe solar cells and thin films with controlled alkali content
Event date: Thursday, 18 November 2021
Hour:  14:00 15:30
Place:  Belvaux LIST Building : 41 rue du Brill, 4422 Belvaux room F011.A
Speaker: Prof. Małgorzata IGALSON, Warsaw University of Technology, invited by Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
PhD Defense : Mohit SOOD
Event date: Friday, 19 November 2021
Hour:  13:30 16:00
Place:  Campus Belval Maison du Savoir room MSA 4.520
Speaker: Mohit Sood, Supervisor Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
Hyperbolic metamaterials provide a novel strategy for nanophotonics
Nanophotonics
Published on Monday, 22 November 2021
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with international partners from Sweden, USA and Italy have reported on a novel magnetically tunable optical effect in a special kind o...
PhD Thesis Defense: Co-evaporation and scanning probe microscopy characterizations of hybrid halide perovskite thin films for solar cells
Event date: Friday, 26 November 2021
Hour:  13:00 16:30
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences 0.03
Speaker: Thibaut GALLET, under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Alex Redinger
Hybrid Physics Colloquium:"Cubic and lamellar configurations of plant plastid membranes and their structural dynamics"
Event date: Wednesday, 08 December 2021
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Bâtiment des Sciences,room BSC 0.03 - Webex link
Speaker: Talk by Dr. Łucja Kowalewska,Department of Plant Anatomy and Cytology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Poland,Invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta
PhD Thesis Defense: Samuel LOURENCO JACOB
Event date: Monday, 13 December 2021
Hour:  15:30 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: Talk by Samuel LOURENCO JACOB, supervisor Professor Massimiliano Esposito
Two University professors on Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list
Stéphane & Alex
Published on Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Professors Stéphane Bordas and Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine have been ranked among the world’s most influential academics on the “Highly Cited Researche...
Developing new protocols to better understand quantum systems
Quantum
Published on Thursday, 16 December 2021
Aurélia Chenu, who joined the University of Luxembourg in January 2021, recently won the prestigious ATTRACT funding from the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) to create her own group in quan...
Enhancing and inhibiting protein aggregation in biomolecular condensates
Event date: Wednesday, 12 January 2022
Hour:  16:00 19:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, Room BS. 0.03
Speaker: Associate Professor. Evan Spruijt, invited by Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Esposito
Workshop: From materials innovation to autonomous robots
Workshop
Event date: Friday, 14 January 2022
Hour:  9:00 20:00
Place:  Online
PhD Thesis Defense: Mohammad Reza KARIMPOUR
Event date: Friday, 14 January 2022
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, Room BS. 2.01
Speaker: Mohammad Reza KARIMPOUR, supervisor Professor Alexandre TKATCHENKO
Physics department workshop: developing synergies!
DPhyMS Workshop
Published on Tuesday, 18 January 2022
After a hiatus of over two-years caused by the pandemic, the second edition of the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPhyMS) workshop took place on 15 December 2021 at the Tramsscha...
PhD Thesis Defense : Sharif Shahini
Event date: Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Hour:  15:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, Room BSC 0.03
Speaker: Sharif Shahini, under the supervision of Dr Giusy Scalia
Predicting protein structures: from AlphaFold2 to single sequence prediction
Event date: Wednesday, 19 January 2022
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, Room BS 3.04
Speaker: Dr. Nazim Bouatta, invited by Professor Massimiliano Esposito
Physics Seminar : "Topology of the kagome and the honeycomb lattice in various physical systems"
Event date: Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg - BSC 0.03
Speaker: Dr. Julian Legendre, École Polytechnique Paris, invited by Prof. Thomas Schmidt
CANCELLED // PV Seminar : Metastabilities and ideality factors in silicon solar cells
Event date: Wednesday, 26 January 2022
Hour:  10:00 11:30
Speaker: Prof. Jan Schmidt, Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin and Leibniz University Hannover, invited by Prof. Susanne Siebentritt
Jan Lagerwall obtains ERC Grant to produce smart mechanical sensors
Published on Monday, 07 February 2022
Prof. Jan Lagerwall, physicist at the University of Luxembourg, has obtained a Proof-of-concept grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He will work on the production of sheets and fibres o...
Shedding light into mechanics of biological systems
Published on Thursday, 10 February 2022
An interdisciplinary research article published in Nature Communications provides novel insights into collective mechanical forces induced by light absorbed in biological systems. This research is...
Multiscale modelling of bacterial populations
Event date: Thursday, 24 February 2022
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 3.03
Speaker: Dr. Philip Pearce, invited by Dr. Luke Davis
PhD Thesis Defense: Valentin VASSILEV GALINDO
Event date: Thursday, 03 March 2022
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, Room BS 0.03
Speaker: Valentin VASSILEV GALINDO under the supervision of Prof. Alexandre Tkatchenko
Tiny but Mighty: Atomic Forces at the Engineering Scale
Published on Monday, 14 March 2022
An interdisciplinary manuscript reporting on a collaboration between physicists and computational engineers from the University of Luxembourg and Padova (Italy) has been published in Physical Revie...
Energy Seminar : "Demand side flexibility in energy systems"
Event date: Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Hour:  17:00 18:30
Place:  Campus Belval room MSA 3.510 2 Avenue de l'Université L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette
Speaker: Prof. Asgeir Tomasgard, Denis Bauer and Prof. Gilbert Fridgen - Invited by Prof. P. Dale, As Prof. N. Löhndorf and Prof. S. Siebentritt
The University of Luxembourg leading research in thermodynamics
Published on Friday, 18 March 2022
Molecular machines are the smallest machines ever built by mankind and such outstanding result has been sealed by the 2016 Nobel prize in Chemistry. But how do such machines really work?
Multiscale simulation approaches for probing biomolecular phase behaviour
Event date: Tuesday, 29 March 2022
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 0.03
Speaker: Dr. Jerelle A. Joseph Research Fellow, King’s College Cambridge, invited by Dr. Luke Davis
PhD Thesis Defense: Emanuele Penocchio
Event date: Wednesday, 30 March 2022
Hour:  16:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 0.03
Speaker: Emanuele Penocchio, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Esposito
Controlling self-assembly by chemical fuels
Event date: Thursday, 31 March 2022
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 0.03
Speaker: Talk by Prof. Thomas Hermans, invited by Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Esposito
ERC Advanced Grant on Quantum Materials for Prof. Alexandre Tkatchenko
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Tuesday, 26 April 2022
Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko, head of the Department of Physics and Materials Science and professor of theoretical chemical physics at the University of Luxembourg, has been awarded an Advanced G...
Physics Colloquium: 3D imaging of flow in porous materials: From rocks to termite nests
Event date: Wednesday, 27 April 2022
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, BSC 003
Speaker: Talk by Prof. Kamaljit Singh, invited by Prof. Anupam Sengupta
Dept. of Physics & Materials Science and LIST/MRT cohost PhD gathering
Published on Tuesday, 03 May 2022
In the framework of the Doctoral Programme in Physics and Materials Science (DPPM), the Department of Physics and Materials Science (DPhyMS) of the University of Luxembourg and the Department...
The Chemical Origins of Biological Metabolism
Event date: Wednesday, 04 May 2022
Hour:  16:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BS 0.04
Speaker: Talk by Prof. Joseph Moran, invited by Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Esposito
Characterization of the Surface Properties of Polycrystalline Cu(In,Ga)Se2 Using a Combination of Scanning Probe Microscopy and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy
Event date: Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 17:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, Bâtiment des Sciences, BSC 0.03
Speaker: Christian Kameni Boumenou, under the supervision of Prof. Dr Alex Redinger
Physics Seminar: “Ultra-fast charging of Dicke Quantum Batteries”
Event date: Tuesday, 24 May 2022
Hour:  14:00 15:00
Place:  Campus Limpertsberg, BSC 003
Speaker: Talk by Dr. Dario Ferraro, invited by Dr. Edvin Idrisov
ECOSS 35: The 35th European Conference on Surface Science
Event date: Monday, 29 August 2022
Hour:  8:00 02-09 | 18:00
Place:  Belval campus