VIEW OUR PAST EVENTS

Want to stay abreast of developments in the field of theoretical physics and broader science? Here you can access the content of some of our past events and presentations delivered by members of the theoretical physics community and other leaders in science.

Below are the past events this year. Please click to view the events hosted in 2020.

Prof Kavilan Moodley

NITheCS Colloquium
“Dark energy and cosmological cross-correlations with HIRAX 21cm intensity mapping”

Prof Kavilan Moodley (UKZN)

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Prof Erik Aurell

NITheCS Webinar
“Towards essential nodes in a simple quantum network based on photons
and atomic ensembles”

Dr Bertus Jordaan (Data Scientist | Physics PhD | Quantum Information Technology)
Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 14h00

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Prof Erik Aurell

NITheCS Colloquium
“The case for the necessity to quantize the quantum gravitational field, or the lack of it”

Prof Erik Aurell (KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden)
Monday, 14 June 2021 at 16h00

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Prof Mattia Vaccari

NITheCS Colloquium
“The Ilifu Cloud Computing Facility X-Informatics Data Intensive Research”

Prof Mattia Vaccari (UWC)
7 June 2021 at 14h00

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Prof Ilya Mandel

NITheCS Colloquium
“The promise of gravitational-wave astrophysics”

Prof Ilya Mandel (Monash University)
31 May 2021 at 11h00

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Prof Daniel Harlow

NITheCS Colloquium
“Symmetry in Field theory and Gravity”

Prof Daniel Harlow (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
24 May 2021 at 16h00

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Prof NIthaya Chetty

NITheP Colloquium
“Aim for the Sky but keep your feet on the ground”

Prof Nithaya Chetty (WITS)
17 May 2021 at 16h00

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Prof Nico Orce

NITheP Colloquium
“How atomic nuclei polarize?”

Prof Nico Orce (UWC)
10 May 2021 at 16h00

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Prof Azwinndini Muronga

NITheP Colloquium
“Statistical and Thermal models for heavy-ion collisions and astrophysics”

Prof Azwinndini Muronga (NMU), Ms Thuthukile Khumalo (WITS/iThemba LABS), Ms Khodani Mafune (University of Venda), Mr Bradley Nemutudi (University of Limpopo)
3 May 2021 at 16h00

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Prof Michael Laidlaw

NITheP Colloquium
“Topology and Quantum Mechanics 50 Years Ago”

Prof Michael Laidlaw
26 April 2021 at 16h00

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Dr Kade Head-Marsden

NITheP Webinar
“Dilation based quantum algorithms for the time-evolution of open quantum systems​”

Dr Kade Head-Marsden  (Harvard University)
22 April 2021 at 14h00

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Prof Uwe Jaekel

NITheP Mini-School
“Introduction to Monte Carlo Methods”

Prof Uwe Jaekel
6, 13 & 20 April 2021 at 15h00

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Dr Aniekan Ukpong

NITheP Colloquium
“High-Performance Computing: Insights from Condensed Matter and Materials
Physics​”

Dr Aniekan Magnus Ukpong (UKZN)
19 April 2021 at 16h00

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Dr Yasser Omar

NITheP Colloquium – in celebration of World Quantum Day
“Tackling Particle Tracking with Quantum Computation​”

Prof Yasser Omar (University of Lisbon)
14 April 2021 at 14h00

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Prof Shiraz Minwalla

NITheP Colloquium
“Bose Fermi Dualities in 3 spacetime dimensions​”

Prof Shiraz Minwalla
12 April 2021 at 16h00

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Dr Paola Andrea Concha Obando

NITheP Webinar
“Macro-to-micro quantum mapping and the emergence of nonlinearity”

Dr Paola Andrea Concha Obando
1 April 2021 at 14h00

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Prof Nico Orce

NITheP Colloquium
“On the universal constraints for relaxation rates for quantum dynamical
semigroup”

Prof Dariusz Chruscinski (Institute of Physics, Nicolaus Copernicus University)
29 March 2021

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Prof Oluwole Daniel Makinde

NITheP  Colloquium
“Nanofluid Dynamics and its Engineering Cooling Applications”

Prof Oluwule Daniel Makinde (Faculty of Military Science, Stellenbosch University)
15 March 2021

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Prof Ilya Sinayskiy

NITheP Colloquium
“Learning time: clocks and analogue machine learning” 
Prof Gerard Milburn (The University of Queensland, Australia)
8 March 2021

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Prof Ilya Sinayskiy

NITheP Colloquium
“Towards a theory of quantum gravity”

Prof Ofer Aharony (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
1 March 2021

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The 11th CHPC Introductory Programming School 

and

The 3rd NITheP Summer School on the Foundations of Theoretical and Computational Science

01 – 26 February 2021

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Prof Ilya Sinayskiy

NITheP Colloquium
“Open Quantum Walks”
Prof Ilya Sinayskiy (UKZN)
22 February 2021

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Prof Nico Orce

NITheP Colloquium
“COVID19 situation in South Africa using new epidemiological models.”
Prof Nico Orce (UWC)
15 February 2021

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Prof Morten Hjorth-Jensen

NITheP Colloquium
“Machine Learning and Quantum Mechanics for Many Interacting Particles”
Prof Morten Hjorth-Jensen (Michigan State University  & University of Oslo)
8 February 2021, 16h00

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NITheP Colloquium with Prof Sera Markoff

NITheP Colloquium
“Putting the hair on black holes”
Prof Sera Markoff (University of Amsterdam)
25 January 2021, 16h00

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Dr Anton Trushechkin

NITheP Webinar
“Unified master equation of weak-coupling limit type”
Dr Anton Trushechkin (Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences)
21 January 2021, 14h00

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