PhD program 2019–2020

Through a wide range of postgraduate courses, which may be either coursework or research-based, the students of this PhD program have the opportunity to develop the unique talents needed for their future career in the field of Statistical Physics. The staff members within the program are experts in their fields of research. Each one brings specific skills to their course, and collectively they provide a focus for intensive Statistical Physics research which strives for the highest standards of academic achievement. The PhD program consequently offers a stimulating and supportive environment for students engaging in postgraduate research in this area.

If you are interested in joining us to pursue postgraduate studies in Statistical Physics, please check the Join us page.

List of the courses

Note: From 3 to 14 February 2020, lectures will be suspended for the Statistical Field Theory school at GGI.

Course name Lecturer Credits Period
Statistical Field Theory G. Mussardo 8 11 Nov. 2019 – 31 Jan. 2020
Field Theory of Critical Phenomena G. Delfino 6 7 Oct. – 21 Dec. 2019
Stochastic Dynamics in Statistical Physics A. Gambassi 6 7 Oct. – 21 Dec. 2019
Entanglement Entropy and Quantum Field Theories P. Calabrese 5 Jan. – Feb. 2020
Tensor Network Methods for quantum many-body physics M. Collura 5 Feb. – Apr. 2020
Introduction to Holography E. Tonni 4 7 Jan. – 7 Mar. 2020
Statistical Physics of Cold Atoms A. Trombettoni 4 7 Jan. – 7 Mar. 2020
Number Theory and Quantum Mechanics G. Mussardo 2 7 – 30 Oct. 2019
Properties of Long-Range Interacting Systems S. Ruffo & A. Trombettoni 2 Apr. 2020
Synthetic quantum systems M. Dalmonte 2 Apr. – May 2020
Advanced Topics in Probability Theory M. Marsili 2 Nov. – Dec. 2019
Introduction to Bethe Ansatz F. Franchini 2 17 Feb. – 15 Apr. 2020
Disordered Systems A. Scardicchio 2 Mar. – Apr. 2020
Functional Renormalization Group A. Trombettoni & N. Defenu 2 7 — 22 May 2020
Introduction to Random Matrices P. Vivo 2 Apr. 2020
Quantum Many-Body Physics Out of Equilibrium A. Silva 2 To be announced
Transport in classical oscillator ensembles Stefano Lepri N/A To be announced

For details on the courses’ timetable, please check the Weekly schedule.


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