Conferences and Workshops

Past conferences and workshops

  • Foundations and Applications of Nanomechanics
    25 - 29 September 2017 Trieste, Italy
  • Simulating Quantum Process and Devices

    624th WE-Heraeus "Simulating Quantum Process and Devices", September 19-22, 2016 Bad Honnef
    Organizers: J. Ankerhold, S. Montangero, J. Stockburger
    Homepage: heraeus624
  • Eurotherm seminar 108-Nanoscale and Microscale Heat Transfer V

    Eurotherm seminar 108-Nanoscale and Microscale Heat Transfer V,
     in Santorini, Greece, September 26-30, 2016

    The Eurotherm seminar 108 "Nanoscale and Microscale Heat Transfer V" is a follow-up of Eurotherm seminars 103, 91, 75 and 57 "Nanoscale and Microscale Heat Transfer" held in Lyon (2014), Poitiers (2011), Reims (2003) and Poitiers (1998). This seminar will present the state of the art and the modern trends in nanoscale and microscale heat transfer. 
    It will focus on: conductive heat transfer at short scales of length and time, thermal radiation at sub-wavelength scale, heat and mass transfer in nanofluids. 
    The main topics of the seminar will be: Phonon, electron, mass transport, thermal metrology at Micro/NanoscalesComputational Methods in Micro/Nanoscale Transport, Heat and Mass Transfer at Small Scales, Nanofluids, Micro/Nanoscale Interfacial Transport Phenomena, Micro/Nanoscale Boiling and Condensation Heat Transfer, Micro/Nanoscale Thermal Radiation, Micro/Nanoscale Energy Devices and Systems, Micro/Nano-Thermal Manufacturing and Materials Processing, Thermoelectricity/Thermophotovoltaics, Biomedical Applications of Micro/Nanoscale Transport.
    It is expected to have about 120 participants, 50 oral presentations and a number of poster presentations. 

    Confirmed invited speakers are:
    G. Cahill, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,USA, 
    Joulain, Un. of Poitiers, France, 
    Keblinski, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA, 
    Poulikakos, ETH Zurich, Swiss, 
    Jaque, Un. Autonoma de Madrit, Spain, 
    Togo, Un. Kyoto, Japan

    The scientific program  involves keynote lectures, tutorials and additionally hosting the annual one day (September 28th) workshop for the European research project "Quantiheat". This workshop is open for all audience members interested in quantitative measurements at micro/nanoscale and thermal imaging.

    Organizing committee: Konstantinos TERMENTZIDIS, LEMTA, Nancy, France, Chair, David LACROIX, LEMTA, Nancy, France, Co-chair, Xanthippi ZIANNI, Dept. Aircraft Technology, TEISTE, Greece, Co-chair.
  • Charge Carrier Dynamics at the Nanoscale

    International Conference on Charge Carrier Dynamics at the Nanoscale (CCDNano16), September 12-13, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.

    Unraveling the nature of charge carrier dynamics taking place at the nanoscale is of pivotal interest for many different scientific disciplines. Furthermore, from a practical point of view, tuning charge transfer, recombination and transport in organic and inorganic nanocomposites and bulk materials represents a the key aspect for the further optimisation of novel nanostructured-based applications (e.g. solar cells, batteries, sensors, molecular electronics, catalysts...). The CCDNano meeting will bring together experts from different scientific fields in order to trigger interdisciplinary discussions and collaborations. We expect this conference to serve as a platform in order to share, advance and potentially unify methodologies and theories from different research sub-fields. Ultimately, the aim of the conference is to break the boundaries between chemistry, physics, biology and engineering concerning the nature of charge transfer, recombination and transport processes taking place at the nanoscale.
    CCDNano16 Chairs: Dr. Ivan Infante, Dr. Thomas Kirchartz and Dr. Enrique Cánovas
  • Quantum Spintronics: Spin Transport Through Quantum Magnetic Materials

    SPICE-Workshop on "Quantum Spintronics: Spin Transport Through Quantum Magnetic Materials", September 21 - 23, 2016 at the University of Mainz, Germany

    The workshop brings together the communities of magnon spintronics and quantum magnetism, to explore new directions that build upon the combined strengths of the fields. Topics include the spin Seebeck and spin Hall effects, magnonic spin transport and pumping in magnetic heterostructures, magnon Bose-Einstein condensation and spin superfluidity, and heat transport through magnetic insulators. The workshop is expected to further stimulate the exploration of these phenomena in different magnetic materials, from ferromagnets and antiferromagnets to spin liquids and other complex spin systems.
    Organizers: Rembert Duine, Jairo Sinova, and Yaroslav Tserkovnyak
  • Frontiers of Nanomechanical Systems (FNS)

    International conference “Frontiers of Nanomechanical Systems (FNS)”, February 5 - 10, 2017, La Thuile (Italy)

    The FNS conference is the first meeting of a new series of conferences on nanomechanical resonators. The conferences will focus on all aspects of nanomechanical resonators, including quantum and classical phenomena far from equilibrium, dissipation, noise, nonlinear coupling, the coupling of vibrations to other degrees of freedom, such as electrons, nuclear spins, and photons, as well as sensing applications. The motivation to create a new conference series is to provide a forum for an exchange of ideas and results between the increasing number of researchers working on nano-mechanics and to foster the collaboration between them. 

    The first FNS conference will be held at the Planibel Hotel in the Italian Alps, 100 m from the ski slopes. 
    Registration and details on the conference can be found on: 
    In order to enhance scientific exchanges, only a limited number of participants (~ 100) will accept.

    Organizing committee: Adrian Bachtold, Mark Dykman, Fabio Pistolesi, Michael Roukes, Eva Weig, Hiroshi Yamaguchi