Universal Themes of Bose-Einstein Condensation conference (UBEC 2019)

Who: Multiple Speakers
When: 
Monday, April 1, 2019 - 9:00am
Where: 
Twentieth Century Club
4201 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

The UBEC conference series addresses broad themes of BEC that cross through all types of condensates, including cold atoms, helium and hydrogen, superconductors, quasiparticle condensation, photons and lasing, and condensation in nuclear physics, astrophysics and cosmology.

The conference will begin with an evening reception Sunday, March 31, and end Friday, April 5, at 3:00 pm. Talks will begin Monday, April 1, promptly at 9:00 am. There will be a poster session on Tuesday, April 2, and conference excursions on the afternoon of Thursday, April 4. The conference banquet will be Thursday, April 4.

Confirmed invited speakers:

  • Peter Abbamonte, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • Joe Bailey, Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland
  • Gretchen Campbell, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
  • Eugene Demler, Harvard University, USA
  • Alexander Fetter, Stanford University, USA
  • Wei Guo, Florida State University, USA
  • Robert Hallock, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
  • William Halperin, Northwestern University, USA
  • Lam Hui, Columbia University, USA
  • Wolfgang Ketterle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
  • Justin Khoury, University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Yu-Ju Lin, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
  • Peter Littlewood, University of Chicago, USA
  • William Phillips, JQI/National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
  • Ana Maria Rey, JILA/National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA  
  • Marlan Scully, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Boris Svistunov, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
  • Marzena Szymanska, University College London, UK
  • Leticia Tarruell, ICFO, Barcelona, Spain   
  • Nandini Trivedi, The Ohio State University, USA

Invitations will be extended on a rolling basis.