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Francqui International Chair 2013-2014 - Francis Halzen

Monday, 12 May, 2014 - 11:00 to Monday, 12 May, 2014 - 14:00
Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering campus
Guest lecture

Francis Halzen

Inaugural lecture

  • Introduction of the International Chair by Prof. Alexander Sevrin, Francqui Foundation and VUB
  • Welcome by Prof. Patrick De Baetselier, Vice-rector of Research VUB
  • Extreme Astrophysics with Neutrinos: IceCube at the South Pole, inaugural lecture by Prof. Francis Halzen, Chair holder, University of Wisconsin,  USA
  • Concluding remarks by Prof. Catherine De Clercq, promotor, Physics Department VUB
  • Reception

Series of lectures

Prof. Francis Halzen will give a series of lectures in the framework of the Class of Excellence:

  • Particle astrophysics, 12 June 2014, UGent
  • Cosmic rays, high energy gamma rays and neutrinos
  • Cosmic accelerators and neutrino astronomy
  • Dark Matter
  • The particle physics of particle astrophysics


The International Francqui Chair is organized under the auspices of the Physics Department of the VUB, in collaboration with the ULB, UGent, UMons, UA, ULg, KULeuven
More information: Prof. Catherine De Clercq, promotor



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