Forthcoming Events

26.03.2018 - 28.03.2018, Hilton Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
22.04.2018 - 26.04.2018, Strasbourg Convention & Exhibition Centre, France


Jean-Pierre Wolf to Receive ZEISS Research Award - for his groundbreaking application of laser pulses in researching the earth’s atmosphere
Three new scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Jean-Pierre Wolf, Majed Chergui / Rafael Abela / Chris Milne and Ursula Keller /Jörg Osterwalder / Matthias Hengsberger
Special Issue of Structural Dynamics on the NCCR MUST- with 10 reviews and 2 perspectives
Majed Chergui elected to the Royal Academy of Sciences of Spain - as successor to Ahmed Zewail (1999 Chemistry Nobel Laureate)
GAP-Biophotonics with Jean-Pierre Wolf-visited by the Grand Conseil of Geneva
ERC Consolidator Grant for Hans Jakob WörnerAttosecond X-ray spectroscopy of liquids ...
ERC Consolidator Grant for Fabrizio CarboneVisualizing the Conformational Dynamics of Proteins ...
Swiss national 'Future Day' offered children a glance into their possible professional futures
The world's shortest laser pulse- pulse duration of 43 attoseconds (Hans Jakob Wörner)
Sicherer durchs Gewitter fliegen- flying safely through lightning (Jean Pierre Wolf)
Prof. Teresa Montaruli, D-Phys, University of Geneva

Title of presentation: GENERA in Physics and for Physics: status quo and future
Teresa Montaruli 14Sept2017

GENERA is a H2020 Project about measuring, monitoring and advancing gender equality in Physics Research & Funding Organisations.  Thirteen Organisations, including the University of Geneva as a beneficiary and CERN as an observer, in 9 countries benefit of the support of GENERA in introducing actions targeted to ultimately improve the number of women in Physics. Eleven of such Organisations are updating their Gender Equality Plan (GEP).  GENERA status, deliverables, future, and the impact of GENERA on UNIGE will be discussed.

Prof. Teresa Montaruli, Département de Physique Nucléaire et Corpusculaire, University of Geneva. Teresa Montaruli has a PhD in Physics obtained working on the atmospheric neutrino oscillation discovery in the MACRO experiment at Gran Sasso in 1998.She was appointed full professor in Physics at the Département de Physique Nucléaire et Corpusculaire of the University of Geneva in Oct. 2011. She was previously full Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, having joined the Physics Department as Assistant Professor in 2006 to work on the IceCube neutrino telescope at the South Pole.  She received the Shakti P. Duggal Award in 2001 and became the American Physical Society fellow in 2009. She is now project coordinator in the Cherenkov Telescope experiment. She coordinates the construction of small gamma-ray telescopes.

Teresa Montaruli CV
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