University of Massachusetts Amherst / University of Heidelberg Workshop

Organized by Dieter W. Heermann, Jon Machta and Murugappan Muthukumar


All sessions in Lecture Room 432, Im Neuenheimer Feld 368
Center for Interdisciplinary Computing

The workshop is open to undergraduate and graduate students

Thursday, January 22

14:00-14:30 B. Svistunov (Physics Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Diagrammatic Monte Carlo
14:30-15:00 T. Gasenzer
Functional approaches to nonequilibrium dynamics
15:00-15:30 L. Mühlbacher (Department of Physics, University of Freiburg)
Real-Time Path Integral Approach to Nonequilibrium Many-Body Quantum
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:30 C. Bodet (Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Heidelberg)
Dynamics of a low dimension Bose-Gas
16:30-17:00 D. Spielmann (Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Heidelberg)
Aspects of infrared QCD from stochastic quantization on the lattice
17:00-17:30 F. Parisen Toldin (Max-Planck Institut für Metallforschung, Stuttgart)
Critical Casimir forces in the presence of a chemically structured substrate

Friday, January 23

9:00-9:45 S. Schumann (Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Heidelberg)
A Monte Carlo Generator for the LHC
9:45-10:30 D. Sexty (TU Darmstadt)
Complex Actions and Stochastic Quantisation
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 C. Wozar (Theoretisch-Physikalisches Institut, FSU Jena)
Inverse Monte-Carlo and Demon Methods for Effective Models of SU(N)-YM
11:45-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:45 J. Neddermeyer (Mathematics Department, University of Heidelberg)
Sequential Monte Carlo Methods with Applications
14.45-15.30 J. Machta (Physics Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Efficient Monte Carlo methods for spin systems
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:45 H. Szymanowski / E. Heath (German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg)
Monte Carlo simulations for radiation therapy
18:30 Workshop dinner at the Kulturbrauerei

Saturday, January 24

9:00-9:45 M. Muthukumar (Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
How DNA worms through protein channels
9:45-10:30 M. Fritsche (Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Heidelberg)
Modelling and Monte Carlo Simulation of the Synaptonemal Complex with Polymer Physics
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:45 J. Langowski (German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg)
Exploring Chromatin folding and internuclear transport with polymer chain models and single molecule spectroscopy
11:45-12:30 D.W. Heermann (Department of Theoretical Physics, University of Heidelberg)
Monte Carlo Simulations of Chromatin

List of speakers


Dieter W. Heermann
Institute for Theoretical Physics
University of Heidelberg
Philosophenweg 19
D-69120 Heidelberg
Phone: +49-(0)6221-54-9448 (sec: 431)


Sponsored in part by the Research Training Group: Simulational Methods in Physics