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  • Unleashing the Atom

    KITP Permanent Member Leon Balents has been appointed co-director of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research's refreshed quantum materials program. (Read more.)

  • The Standard Siren

    Ten years before the detection of gravitational waves, two KITP postdocs at UC Santa Barbara had a novel idea. (Read more.)

  • Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics - Permanent Members

    The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks applications for two Permanent Members with a start date as soon as July 1, 2019. The KITP contributes to all areas of theoretical physics through its programs, conferences, and the research of the permanent members, postdoctoral scholars and graduate fellows. Finalists recommended for hire will be offered a joint appointment as a member of the KITP, and as a tenured ladder faculty member of the University of California, Santa Barbara's Physics Department.

Talks Schedule


Monday, Apr 22, 2019

  • Auditorium 01:30PM Open Quantum System Dynamics: Quantum Simulators and Simulations Far From Equilibrium

    • Organisational Meet and Greet
  • Small Seminar Room 01:30PM Dynamical Models for Stars and Gas in Galaxies in the Gaia Era

    • Organizational meet and greet
  • Small Seminar Room 03:30PM Better Stars, Better Planets: Exploiting the Stellar-Exoplanetary Synergy

    • Organizational meet & greet