LECTURERS

Barry Barish

16.07.2019

Barry C. Barish, is an American physicist who was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) and the first direct detection of gravity waves. He shared the prize with American physicists Rainer Weiss and Kip Thorn.

Frank Wilczek

16.07.2019

Frank Wilczek is the Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics at MIT and winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics (2004) for a fundamental discovery -- one that is at the core of our understanding of the properties of nature. His research interests include asymptotic freedom, quantum chromodynamics, quantum statistics, topology, application of particle...

Max Tegmark

16.07.2019

Max Tegmark is a Swedish-American physicist and cosmologist. He is a physics professor at MIT and the scientific director of the Foundational Questions Institute. He is also a co-founder of the Future of Life Institute and a supporter of the effective altruism movement, and has received donations from Elon Musk to investigate existential risk from...

Bjorn Engquist received his Ph.D. in numerical analysis from Uppsala University in1975. He has been professor of mathematics at UCLA, and the Michael Henry Stater University Professor of Mathematics and Applied and Computational Mathematics at Princeton University. He was director of the Research Institute for Industrial Applications of Scientific...

Scott Atran

24.04.2017

Scott Atran, an anthropologist, is Director of Research, ARTIS Research and Risk Modeling; Research Director in Anthropology at the National Center for Scientific Research in Paris, France. He is also Visiting Professor of Psychology and Public Policy at the University of Michigan and Rresidential Scholar in Sociology at the John Jay College of...

Elizabeth Spelke is the Marshall L. Berkman Professor of Psychology at Harvard University and an investigator at the NSF-MIT Center for Brains, Minds and Machines. Her laboratory focuses on the sources of uniquely human cognitive capacities, including capacities for formal mathematics, for constructing and using symbols, and for developing...

John Forry

06.11.2015

John Forry is Managing Director at CBIZ MHM, LLC. He leads the CBIZ Infrastructure and Project Advisory Group and also chairs the West Coast International Tax Practice. John's career spans more than 40 years in international finance, investment and taxation includes service as business consultant, legal and tax advisor, and professor. He has served...