2013 in ICTP

01 July – 12 July at ICTP in Trieste Italy


H.L. Swinney (USA), R. Roy (USA), K. Showalter (USA); Associate Directors: M. Schatz (USA), M. Shattuck (USA); ICTP Local Organizer: J. Niemela


60 participants from 30 developing countries:
Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lebanon, Macedonia, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Senegal, Slovak, Tanzania, Togo, Turkey, Venezuela, Zimbabwe. In addition there is one participant from the Netherlands and one from the USA. 44 of the participants were selected from the 231 applicants who applied through the ICTP web site. The others are participants that Joe Niemela has recruited from the ICTP visiting scientists in the Associate and Federation Schemes and from the PhD program in fluid dynamics at the University of Trieste.


International Centre of Theoretical Physics (ICTP).

General information


Hands-on Sessions


  • Table top experiment (Swinney): download
  • Image analysis (Shattuck): download
  • Bio-physics (Collins): download
  • Science education (Shatz): download
  • Imaging and Optical Trapping: Physics meets Biology (Cicuta)
  • International collaboration (Niemela): download
  • Optical illusions (Roy): download
  • Optical networks (Roy): download
  • Chimera States in Populations of Chemical Oscillators (Showalter): download
  • Cell migration (Rericha): download
  • Nonlinearity in fluid networks (Storey): download
  • Soft matter (Weeks): download
  • Collective Dynamics of Oscillator Systems (Sen):
  • Microfluidic interactions (Baroud) download
  • Granular Materials (Shattuck): download
  • Bacterial competition (Swinney): download

Posters and Snapshots

  • Snapshots (sessions I, II, and III)
  • Posters (sessions I, II, and III)