All Distinguished Lecture Series

Title Lecturer Affilation Email Start Date End Date Host
The New Era of Gravitational Wave Physics and AstrophysicsProf. Dr. Alessandra BuonannoMax Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics

alessandra.buonanno@nullaei.mpg.de

2017-06-042017-06-09Adi Nusser
The Secret Relationship of the Top Quark and the Higgs BosonMichael E. PeskinSLAC  2017-04-232017-04-27 
Towards understanding of evolutionary dynamicsProf. Daniel FisherStanford University

dsfisher@nullstanford.edu

2017-03-272017-03-31Erez Braun
Quantum information processing with trapped ionsRainer BlattUniversitaet Innsbruck  2017-03-202017-03-23 
Gravitational Waves: A New Frontier in ScienceBarry BarishCaltech  2016-11-212016-11-26 
Non-equilibrium thermodynamics via the study of large fluctuationsGianni Jona-LasinioSapienza University of Rome

gianni.jona@nullroma1.infn.it

2016-10-312016-11-09Eric Akkermans
The Near Field CosmologyBrent TullyInstitute for Astronomy, Hawaii

adi@nullphysics.technion.ac.il

2016-06-062016-06-09Adi Nusser
New Frontiers of Quantum OpticsMikhail LukinHarvard University

lukin@nullphysics.harvard.edu

2016-01-112016-01-13Moti Segev
Quantum Materials in restricted DimensionZhi - Xun ShenStanford University

zxshen@nullstanford.edu

2015-12-212015-12-23Amit Keren
Superfluid 3He in the Zero-Temperature Limit: “Pure” Quantum BehaviourGeorge PickettLancaster University

g.pickett@nulllancaster.ac.uk

2014-03-092014-03-13Emil Polturak
Issues in Theoretical PhysicsJean Zinn-JustinCEA/IRFU Centre de Saclay, Institut de Physique Theorique, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

jean.zinn-justin@nullcea.fr

2014-01-082014-01-29Moshe Moshe
Interaction of matter and radiation under extreme astrophysical conditionsRashid SunyaevMax Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching, Germany

rsyunyaev@nullgmail.com

2013-11-172013-11-21Ari Laor
The death and afterlife of massive starsRoger ChevalierUniversity of Virginia

rac5x@nullvirginia.edu

2013-06-022013-06-06Noam Soker
The Many Faces of AccretionRamesh NarayanHarvard University

rnarayan@nullcfa.harvard.edu

2013-04-212013-04-24Ari Laor
Quantum information and many-body quantum systems.Ignacio CiracMax-Planck Institute for Quantum Optics, Garching, Germany

ignacio.cirac@nullmpq.mpg.de

2012-12-012012-12-08Joseph Avron
From Gauge/Gravity Duality to Condensed MatterDam T. SonUniversity of Chicago

dtson@nulluchicago.edu

2012-11-142012-11-21Amos Yarom
The Structure and Evolution of GalaxiesJohn KormendyDept. of Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin; Max-Planck-Institute for Extraterrestrial Physic

mkormendy@nulldishmail.net

2012-05-202012-05-30Ari Laor
Exploding Stars and the Accelerating UniverseRobert KirshnerHarvard University

RKirshner@nullcfa.harvard.edu

2011-12-202011-12-31Ehud Behar
Statistical Mechanics of Systems out of EquilibriumBernard DerridaENS Paris

derrida@nulllps.ens.fr

2011-06-162011-06-21Yariv Kafri
Fundamental tests of quantum physics with atoms and photons in a box.Serge HarocheENS, Paris and College de France

Serge.Haroche@nulllkb.ens.fr

2011-05-252011-06-01Eric Akkermans
New Perspectives on Scattering in Gauge Theory and GravityLance J. DixonStanford Linear Accelarator Center

lance@nullslac.stanfrod.edu

2011-04-072011-04-11Yael Shadmi
Many body localizationIgor AleinerColumbia University

aleiner@nullphys.columbia.edu

2010-12-252010-12-29Shmuel Fishman
Ultracold gases as a new tool in condensed matter physicsLev PitaevskiiUniversity of Trento, Italy

lev@nullscience.unitn.it

2010-11-272010-11-23Shmuel Fishman
Current Topics in Condensed Matter Physics: Cuprate Superconductors, Dirac Materials, and Topological InsulatorsPhuan OngDepartment of Physics, Princeton University

npo@nullprinceton.edu

2010-04-272010-05-06Amit Keren
Statistical Mechanics, Phase Transitions and Random MatricesThomas SpencerInstitute for Advanced Study, Princeton

spencer@nullias.edu

2010-03-112010-03-18Shmuel Fishman
Controlling the Motion of Matter with LightMark RaizenUniversity of Texas at Austin

raizen@nullphysics.utexas.edu

2009-11-262009-11-29Moti Segev
Condensed Matter Physics and Quantitative BiologyDavid R. NelsonHarvard University

kafri@nullphysics.technion.ac.il

2009-10-162009-11-23Yariv Kafri
Big Bang, Black Holes and the Quantum: Physics Beyond General RelativityAbhay AshtekarPenn State University

amos@nullphysics.technion.ac.il

2009-02-032009-02-11Amos Ori
The New Quantum AgeAlain AspectInstitut d'Optique, Palaiseau

alain.aspect@nullinstitutoptique.fr

2009-01-062009-01-11Moti Segev
Dark matter, LHC, and string theoryGordon KaneUniversity of Michigan

eilam@nullphysics.technion.ac.il

2008-12-142008-12-20Gad Eilam
Exploring Quantum Matter with Ultracold Atoms in Optical LatticesImmanuel BlochJohannes-Gutenberg University, Mainz

msegev@nulltx.technion.ac.il

2008-04-082008-04-17Moti Segev
The Long Term Dynamical Evolution of Planetary SystemsScott TremainePrinceton University

tremaine@nullias.edu

2008-01-082008-01-17Adi Nusser
Photon Entanglement: from Fundamental Questions to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computation (In Memory of Asher Peres)Anton ZeilingerUniversity of Vienna

anton.zeilinger@nullunivie.ac.at

2008-01-012008-01-09Moti Segev
Adventures in the Theory of Glassy MaterialsJames LangerUniversity of California at Santa Barbara

langer@nullphysics.ucsb.edu

2007-11-012007-11-05Shmuel Fishman
Quantum Chaos, Random Matrix Theory and Number TheoryJon KeatingUniversity of Bristol

j.p.keating@nullbristol.ac.uk

2007-05-022007-05-09Shmuel Fishman
Condensed Matter Physics and Quantum Information with Quantum OpticsPeter ZollerUniversity of Innsbruck

Peter.Zoller@nulluibk.ac.at

2007-04-092007-04-16Shmuel Fishman
Quantum Phase TransitionsSubir SachdevHarvard University

lastname@nullg.harvard.edu

2007-03-122007-03-19Assa Auerbach
Successes and Mysteries in Particle PhysicsJonathan L. RosnerUniversity of Chicago

rosner@nullhep.uchicago.edu

2007-01-142007-01-30Michael Gronau
New Ideas about the Origin and Future of the UniversePaul SteinhardtPrinceton University, USA

steinh@nullprinceton.edu

2006-06-122006-06-22Dov Levine
New Paradigms for the 21st CenturyLeonard SusskindStanford University, U.S.A.

susskind@nullstanford.edu

2006-04-232006-04-28Oren Bergman
Beyond the Standard Model: A Confrontation with Fundamental QuestionsMichael DineUniversity of California at Santa-Cruz

dine@nullscipp.ucsc.edu

2006-03-222006-03-31Yael Shadmi
Adventures in Theoretical PhysicsEdward Wittennstitute for Advanced Study, USA

witten@nullias.edu

2006-01-312006-02-02Oren Bergman
Quantum-Mechanical Integrated CircuitsMichel DevoretYale University, USA

michel.devoret@nullyale.edu

2005-12-182005-12-22Eric Akkermans
General Relativity in the 21st Century (In Memory Of Nathan Rosen)Eanna FlanaganCornell University, New York

eef3@nullcornell.edu

2005-05-172005-05-28Amos Ori
Aspects of Biological Evolution and ComputationAlbert J. LibchaberRockefeller University, NY U.S.A.

Albert.Libchaber@nullrockefeller.edu

2005-04-062005-04-15Erez Braun
Statistical Physics and the Triumph of ModelsMichael E. FisherUniversity of Maryland, U.S.A.

xpectnil@nullipst.umd.edu

2004-11-112004-11-15Shmuel Fishman
Time Reversal Properties of Complex and Chaotic MediaMathias FinkEcole Superieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles

mathias.fink@nullespeci.fr

2004-06-022004-06-09Eric Akkermans
Jets Magnetism and GravomagnetismDonald Lynden-BellUniversity of Cambridge, United Kingdom

dlb@nullast.cam.ac.uk

2004-04-132004-04-22Adi Nusser
Explorations of QCD with Supersymmetric Tools (In Memory of Michael (Misha) Marinov)Mikhail ShifmanUniversity of Minnesota, U.S.A.

shifman@nullphysics.umn.edu

2003-12-312004-01-07Michael Gronau
Disorder and Interactions in Electron SystemsThierry GiamarchiUniversity of Geneva, Switzerland

Thierry.Giamarchi@nullunige.ch

2003-05-252003-06-01Assa Auerbach
Atom-Photon interactions: Basic processes and applicationsClaude Cohen-TannoudjiEcole Normale Superieure

claude.cohen-tannoudji@nulllkb.ens.fr

2002-03-022002-03-14Eric Akkermans
Quantum InformationDr. Charles BennettIBM Watson Research Center, U.S.A.

bennetc@nullus.ibm.com

2000-12-152000-12-22Adi Nusser
Ultra-Cold Atomic GasesJean DalibardEcole Normale Superieure, Paris

jean.dalibard@nulllkb.ens.fr

2000-04-032000-04-16Eric Akkermans
New developments in Field Theory and string TheoryNathan SeibergPrinceton University

seiberg@nullias.edu

2000-03-282000-04-03Shmuel Fishman
Aspects of Physical AsymptoticsMichael Berry, FRSUniversity of Bristol, United Kingdom

asymptotico@nullbristol.ac.uk

1999-06-131999-06-28Joseph Avron
Field Theory for ElectronsRamamurti ShankarYale University, USA

r.shankar@nullyale.edu

1999-05-201999-05-30Assa Auerbach
Turbulence in SpacePeter GoldreichCaltech, U.S.A

pmg@nullias.edu

1999-03-131999-03-24Ari Laor
Symmetry and SupersymmetryJulius WessLudwig-Maxmilians University, Munich

W@nullwess.ac.il

1999-03-021999-03-09Assa Auerbach
Nonequilibrium Statistical MechanicsJoel LebowitzRutgers University, New Brunswick, U.S.A.

lebowitz@nullmath.rutgers.edu

1998-04-151998-04-23Joseph Avron
Interactions and Chaos in Mesoscopic Quantum SystemsBoris AltshulerNEC Research Institute  1997-11-211997-11-29 
Topological Quantum NumbersDavid ThoulesWashington University, Seattle

avital@nullph.technion.ac.il

1997-11-051997-11-11Joseph Avron
Chaos: From Astrophysics to MicrophysicsMartin C. GutzwillerIBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

gutzwiller@nullpks.mpg.de

1997-04-181997-04-27Shmuel Fishman
The Quantum Hall EffectBertrand J. HalperinHarvard University, Cambridge, MA

bastin@nullphysics.harvard.edu

1996-11-111996-11-22Assa Auerbach
Decay of Correlations in Dynamical SystemsDavid RuelleIHES, Bures-sur-Yvette, France

ruelle@nullihes.fr

1995-05-071995-05-13Joseph Avron
Non-Abelian Gauge Theories as the Fundamental InteractionsGerard t HooftUniversiteit Utrecht

g.thooft@nulluu.nl

1995-05-051995-05-07Moshe Moshe