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A Public Lecture by: Prof. Ian Shipsey - 2017

From Quarks to the Cosmos


Major advances are being made in understanding the nature of matter, energy, space, and time and in understanding the universe as a whole. This talk will give a brief review of recent progress in both particle physics and cosmology and the major outstanding questions which we optimistically anticipate

About the Speaker

Prof. Ian Shipley is the Henry Moseley Centenary Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Oxford. A particle physicist, he develops cameras that enable new ways of seeing the world. In 2012 Ian was elected Chairperson of the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment (CMS) at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). He led several of the internal CMS reviews of the Higgs Boson searches in 2011. He was chosen by the US Department of Energy to lead the 50-university LHC Physics Center at Fermilab, USA (2009-2012) and earlier was the leader of the CLEO experiment at Cornell University, USA (2001-2004). He was a Director of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope Corporation (2008-2012) and was the elected chair of the American Physical Society, Division of Particles and Fields the US professional organization of particle physicists in 2014. He is an expert on heavy quarks. He joined Oxford in late 2013 and the ATLAS experiment in mid-2015. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Venue and Date

30 August, 2017 at 14:00 - 16:00
National Centre for Physics, Islamabad, Pakistan

Who can participate

This lecture is open to general public, who may be interested to understand the fundamental laws of nature and the mysteries of the universe. All university and advance level college students are encouraged to apply. No TA/DA will be admissible for this activity. Last date to apply is 20 August, 2017. To apply for the lecture, click here.

Lecture Brochure

To download the school brochure, click here.



For Further Queries, Please Contact:
Collaborations & Academic Activities Department (CAAD)
National Centre for Physics
Islamabad, Pakistan
Mr. Naveed Imran: +92-51-2077363, +92 333 5009661
Dr. Muhammad Ahmad: +92-51-2077337, +92 322 5338553
E-mail: caad@ncp.edu.pk
E-mail: slp-2017@ncp.edu.pk
Website: www.ncp.edu.pk

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