School of Modern Astrophysics
16TH SUMMER SCHOOL ON MODERN ASTROPHYSICS
Exoplanets: formation and evolution
Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and P. N. Lebedev Physical Institute (LPI) announce sixteenth International Summer School of Modern Astrophysics. The school will take place on 6 - 17 July 2020 at the MIPT campus in Dolgoprudny near Moscow, Russia. The school welcomes junior researchers: undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdocs. The working language is English.
This year the lectures at the school will cover state-of-the-art theory, simulations and observations related to exoplanets - their characteristics, formation and evolution.
Scientific Organizing Committee:
Local Organizing Committee:
Vasily S. Beskin (beskin-at-lpi.ru), Anton Biryukov, Anna Chashkina, Alexander Chernoglazov, Irina Klopova-Saporovskaya
The school is supported by Traektoria foundation.
Yoram Lithwick(Northwestern U.)
Roman Rafikov(U. of Cambridge)
Yanqin Wu(U. of Toronto)
Scott Gaudi (Ohio State University), "Exoplanet discovery and characterization"
Catherine C. Espaillat (Boston University) "Protoplanetary disks"
Yoram Lithwick (Northwestern University) "Disk-planet coupling "
Yanqin Wu (University of Toronto) "Planet formation I"
Roman Rafikov (Cambridge University) "Planet formation II"
Daniel Fabrycky (University of Chicago) "Planetary dynamics"
Jean-Michel Desert (University of Amsterdam), "Atmospheres, interiors"
December 15, 2020 Opening of registration
March 1, 2020 Application deadline
July, 6-17 2020 School
Registration fee is 5000 RUB (about 75 USD). It covers coffee breaks, lunches and conference materials.