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International Symposium 2016

CUI’s fourth International Symposium took place on Thursday, 10 November 2016, in the Center for Free Electron Laser Science. In honor of the winner of this year’s Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics the symposium covered modern trends in condensed matter physics. The prize is worth 40.000 Euro and was presented by the Joachim Herz Stiftung together with CUI to Russian physicist Mikhail Katsnelson.


Prize ceremony in the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (from left): Andrea Pauline Martin, Vice Chairwoman of the Joachim Herz Stiftung, Prof. Jan Louis, Vize President of Universität Hamburg, Prof. Mikhail Katsnelson, Radboud University Nijmegen, Laudator Prof. Olle Eriksson, Uppsala University and Katharina Fegebank, Second Mayor and Senator of Science, Research and Equality. Credit: Claudia Höhne

Speakers invited to the symposium included

Klaus Ensslin, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich,
Annalisa Fasolino, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen,
Mikhail Katsnelson, Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen,
Jan Kees Maan,  Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen,
Marco Polini, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genoa.

The Laudatory Speech for Mikhail Katsnelson was given by Olle Eriksson, Uppsala Universitet.

More Information:

CUI Symposium 2016 Schedule
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