Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

One-day seminar programme on
Recent Trends in Physics

(Sponsored by CAS in Physics and DST PURSE grant)

Date: August 31, 2010 (Tuesday)
Venue: Seminar Hall

On 31st August 2010, a one-day seminar programme on "Recent Trends in Physics" is planned at Department of Physics, Panjab University, Chandigarh. The department is a centre of advanced study (CAS) for last two decades. Our faculties and research scholars are working in several frontier areas in particle physics, nuclear physics, condensed-matter physics, nanotechnology and several interdisciplinary areas. It was proposed to have this program covering some of the frontier areas of research. All interested are invited to attend this seminar programme. Please encourage all the research scholars to attend the program. The speakers of the seminar are:

  1. Dr. Y.P. Viyogi, VECC, Kolkata
  2. Prof. Ashok Rastogi, School of Physical Sciences, JNU, New Delhi
  3. Prof. Pankaj Sharan, Department of Physics, Jamia Milia Islamia
  4. Dr. Tapan Nayak, VECC, Kolkata
  5. Dr. S. Chattopadhya, VECC, Kolkata
  6. Prof. Bikash Sinha


09:30 – 10:00Prof. C.S. AulakhInauguration
10:00 – 10:45Dr. Y.P. ViyogiA two-decade long journey with Prof. Aggarwal
10:45 – 11:00Tea
11:00 – 11:45Prof. Pankaj SharanCausality in classical mechanics and Peierls bracket
11:45 – 12:30Dr. Tapan NayakReinventing our universe with Prof. Aggarwal
12:30 – 01:15Dr. S. ChattopadhayExploration of high density strongly interacting matter
01:15 – 02:30Lunch
02:30 – 02:45Memories
02:45 – 03:30Prof. Ashok RastogiSome remarkable properties of metallic thiospinels
03:30 – 03:45Tea
03:45 –Prof. Bikash SinhaAccelartors & science with accelerators in India, CERN, RHIC and FAIR