Lecture Programme

4th EUROPEAN PhD SUMMER SCHOOL AND WORKSHOP ON

“MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF COMPLEX SYSTEMS”

14 – 25 JULY, 2014

LECTURE PROGRAMME

Scientific Organizing Committee:

Prof. Jeff Johnson (British Open University, Past President of European Complex Systems Society), Prof. Dirk Helbing (Chair of Sociology, Modeling and Simulation, ETH, Zürich), Prof. Giulio Casati (University of Insubria, Como), Prof. Manuel G. Velarde (Complutense University of Madrid), Assoc. Prof. Angela de Sanctis (University of Chieti – Pescara, Italy), Prof. Tuğrul Hakioğlu (Bilkent University, Ankara), Prof. Ugur Tirnakli (Egee University, Izmir), Dr. Astero Provata (NCSR Demokritos, Athens), Prof. Giorgos Tsironis (Chairman, University of Crete and FORTH), Prof. Tassos Bountis (University of Patras), Prof. A. Bezerianos (National University of Singapore/University of Patras).

Local organizing committee:

Dr. Astero Provata (NCSR Demokritos, Athens), Prof. Giorgos Tsironis (University of Crete and FORTH, Heraklion), Prof. Tassos Bountis (University of Patras), Dr. Joanne Hitzanidis (NCSR Demokritos, Athens), Evelyn Panagakou (NCSR Demokritos, Athens) and Nefeli Tsigkri (NCSR Demokritos, Athens)

Supported by the FP7 FET-Open GSDP, ETOILE and TOPDRIM projects of the European Commission and also by the Thales project MACOMSYS co-financed by the European Union and Greek national funds.

Administrative Team

Froso Kasotaki & Eva Makaki

The event is supported by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7-REGPOT-2012-2013-1) under grant agreement n° 316165, the FP7 FET-Open GSDP, ETOILE and TOPDRIM projects of the European Commission and also by the Thales project MACOMSYS, co-financed by the European Union (European Social Fund – ESF) and Greek national funds through the Operational Program "Education and Lifelong Learning" of the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) - Research Funding Program: Thales. Investing in knowledge society through the European Social Fund.

Printable version of the lecure programme

19:00 – 21:00 Arrival of participating students

Chairman : G. Tsironis

 

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:00 - 10:00

Registration

10:30 - 11:30

Nonlinear Dynamics and Complexity

David Campbell (Boston University)

11:30 - 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 14:00

“Growth Dynamics of Complex Business Firm Network “

Hideki Takayasu (Sony CSL Laboratories)

14:00 – 15:30

Lunch Break

15:30 -17:30

Afternoon session

15:30 – 17:30

Statistical Physics of Financial Markets

Misako Takayasu (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

17:30 – 18:30

Computer Labs - David Campbell

Chairman : T. Bountis

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:30 - 11:30

Nonlinear Dynamics and Complexity “

David Campbell (Boston University)

11:30– 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 14:00

“Classical and Quantum Chaos I: Localization”

G. Casati ( University of Insubria, Como)

14:00 – 15:00

Lunch break

15:00 – 18:30

Afternoon session

15:00 – 17:00

The complexity of the restricted three body problem of Celestial Dynamics

Rudolph Dvorak (University of Vienna)

17:00 – 18:30

“Hypernetworks and Multilevel Systems”

Jeff Johnson (British Open University)

Chairman : D. Campbell

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:30 – 11.30

The complexity of the restricted three body problem of Celestial Dynamics”

Rudolph Dvorak (University of Vienna)

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 14:00

Classical and Quantum Chaos II: Localization

G. Casati (University of Insubria, Como)

14:00 – 15:00

Lunch break - Poster Set up

15:00 – 21:00

Afternoon session

15:00 – 17:00

Prospects and Challenges of Neurophysics for a New Generation of Interdisciplinary Scientists

Theo Geisel (Max Planck Institute, Göttingen)

17:00 – 19:00

“CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS  with “a little imagination and thinking””

Lefteris Economou (University of Crete & Forth)

18:00 – 19:00 Parallel Event: 4th International Workshop on “Statistical Mechanics

and Dynamical Systems”

co-organized by Greece and Turkey

(see http://grtr.physics.uoc.gr/2014/ )

Seminar on “ Conservation Laws, Symmetry Breaking and Thermodynamic Efficiency”, Giulio Casati (University of Insubria, Como)

20:30 PhD School & Conference Dinner at Benaki Museum

Parallel Event: 4th International Workshop on “Statistical Mechanics

and Dynamical Systems”

co-organized by Greece and Turkey

(see http://grtr.physics.uoc.gr/2014/ )

18:00 – 19:00

“A Bohr-type model of a composite particle using gravity as the attractive force”

Costas Vayenas (University of Patras)

Chairman : Haris Skokos

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:30 - 11:30

"Dynamics in Complex Networks II"

Panos Argyrakis (University of Thessaloniki)

 

11:30 - 12:00

 

Coffee break

 

12:00 – 14:00

Dynamics in Complex Networks I

Panos Argyrakis (University of Thessaloniki)

14:00 – 15:30

Lunch Break

15:30 -17:30

Afternoon free

FREE DAY

Chairperson : A. Provata

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:30 – 11:30

Statistical Mechanics for Complex Systems

Constantino Tsallis (CBPF, Rio de Janeiro)

11:30- 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 14:00

From the high resolution EEG concepts to the Industrial Neuroscience applications I”

Fabio Babiloni (University of Rome, Sapienza)

14:00 – 15:30

Lunch break - Poster Session

15:30 – 18:30

Afternoon session

15:30 – 17:30

"Electrodynamics of Complex Materials and Structures"

Nader Engheta (University of Pennsylvania)

17:30 – 19:00

How Symmetry Results in Chaos

Mike Tribelsky ( Moscow State University)

Chairman : J. Johnson

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:30 – 11:30

Complexity and Systems Medicine: From Intracellular Networks to Brain Networks I 

Tassos Bezerianos (University of Patras)

11:30– 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 14:00

“From the high resolution EEG concepts to the Industrial Neuroscience applications II”

Fabio Babiloni (University of Rome, Sapienza)

14:00 – 15:30

Lunch Break - Poster Session

15:30 – 19:00

Afternoon session

15:30 – 17:30

Arithmetic Chaos and Quantum Information

Manolis Floratos (University of Athens)

17:30 – 19:00

How Symmetry Results in Chaos

Mike Tribelsky ( Moscow State University)

Chairman : C. Tsallis

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:30 – 11:30

Complexity and Systems Medicine: From Intracellular  Networks to Brain Networks II”

Tassos Bezerianos (University of Patras)

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee break

12:00– 14:00

Mathematical Modeling of Complex Systems I”

Tassos Bountis (University of Patras)

14:00 – 16:00

Lunch Break - Poster Session

16:00 – 18:00

Afternoon session

16:00 – 18:00

Hypernetworks in Global Systems Science

Jeff Johnson (British Open University)

18:00 – 19:00

Poster Session

Chairperson: A. de Sanctis

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:30 – 11:30

Mathematical Modeling of Complex Systems II”

Tassos Bountis (University of Patras)

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 14:00

Complex Dynamics and Self-Organization of Granular Matter I

Ko van der Weele (University of Patras)

14:00 – 15:30

Lunch break

15:30 – 17:30

Afternoon session

15:30 – 17:30

“Complex Dynamics and Self-Organization of Granular Matter II“

Ko van der Weele (University of Patras)

Chairman : T. Bountis

9:30 – 14:00

Morning session

9:30 – 10:30

Dynamical systems approach to extreme events”

Catherine Nicolis and Gregoire Nicolis (Universite Libre de Bruxelles)

10:30-11:30

Spatio-temporal brain dynamics in epilepsy”

Leon Iasemidis, (Louisiana Tech University)

11:30 – 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 – 14:00

Information Geometry and Applications

Dimitris Ghikas (University of Patras) and Angela de Sanctis (University of Chieti-Pescara)

14:00 – 15:30

Lunch Break

15:30 – 18:30

Afternoon session

15:30 – 17:30

“Complexity in Granular Acoustic Metamaterials: From Nonlinear Waves and Breathers to Acoustic Filtering and Passive Wave Redirection“

Alex Vakakis (University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)

17:30 – 18:30

School/Workshop Closing

Award of School Certificates