2013 International School on Numerical Relativity and Gravitational Waves
August 03 (Sat), 2013 ~ August 10 (Sat), 2013
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    APCTP Headquarters at Pohang, Korea
    August 03 (Sat), 2013 ~ August 10 (Sat), 2013
    Aims and Scope
    In the next 5 years, the first detection of gravitational waves is expected directly by ground-based interferometers such as LIGO, Virgo and KAGRA. This will not only be a major scientific discovery in gravitation, but also allow us to open up a new frontier of one of the most unexplored sciences, gravitational wave astronomy, by providing a new window into the universe. In conjunction with understanding gravitational wave sources such as black hole and neutron star binaries as well as in its own interest, numerical relativity is very important and has been progressed rapidly since the first successful simulations for binary black hole coalescences in 2005.
    The main goal of this school is to provide students, early career post-docs and researchers with an opportunity to learn and discuss the basics of numerical relativity and gravitational waves, fundamentals of gravitational wave data analysis and experiment, and finally the current status and the prospect in these fields.
    This school has annually been held since 2008 except for the break in 2012. Especially in this year 2013, computer lab sessions are scheduled so that students and other participants actually practice computer codings and running analysis pipelines to pick up basic skills and fundamental understandings on numerical relativity and gravitational wave data analysis.
    · Numerical relativity
      - Binary black hole simulations
      - Numerical relativistic hydrodynamics
    · Gravitational waves
      - Introduction to astronomy and astrophysics with gravitational waves
      - Fundamentals of gravitational wave data analysis
      - Experimental basis of gravitational wave physics and detection technology
    Invited Lecturers
    · Jakob Hansen (KISTI): Computer lab for binary black hole simulations
    · Masaru Shibata (YITP): Computer lab for relativistic hydrodynamics
    · Yu-ichiro Sekiguchi (YITP): Computer lab for relativistic hydrodynamics
    · Kenta Kiuchi (YITP): Computer lab for relativistic hydrodynamics
    · Sang Hoon Oh (NIMS): Computer lab for gravitational wave data analysis
    · Jae-Joon Lee  (KASI): Computer lab for gravitational wave data analysis
    · Jeonghyun Pyo (KASI): Computer lab for gravitational wave data analysis 
    · Kenichi Oohara (Niigata U): Astrophysics with Gravitational Waves
    · Kazuaki Kuroda (ICRR, U of Tokyo): Detection physics & technology of gravitational waves
    · Hideyuki Tagoshi (Osaka U): Gravitational wave data analysis
    · Kazuhiro Hayama (Osaka City U): Gravitational wave data analysis
    Invited Speakers
    · Zhoujian Cao (AMSS): Port AMSS-NCKU code to GPU

    · Yu-ichiro Sekiguchi (YITP): Binary Neutron Star Merger in Numerical Relativity: current

                                                status and future prospect

    · Junwei Cao (Tsinghua U): Summary of Gravitational Wave Research Activities at Tsinghua
    · Dongfeng Gao (Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics): Gravitational-wave Detection
                                          With Matter-wave Interferometers Based On Standing Light Waves
    · Yun Kau Lau (AMSS): Coevolution of black holes-galaxies and space detection of
                                        gravitational waves
    Supports for Participants

    Accommodations will be provided for all participants according to the APCTP regulations. Enough amount of sandwiches/bread with some beverages will be available in the mornings at the venue during the school. Tickets for lunch meals will be provided. There will be a welcoming dinner and a banquet free for all participants. Thus the considerable portion of local expenses will practically be covered for all participants.

    Domestic local transportations to the venue will also be supported upon request. Public transportations such as bus, airport limousine or train should be used. (Using taxi in Pohang city only is ok.) Bring your tickets or receipts with you.

    Those who need some special support other than these should contact with Gungwon Kang (gwkang@kisti.re.kr) or Masaru Shibata (mshibata@yukawa.kyoto-u.ac.jp) in advance.
    International Advisory Committee
    Junwei Cao (Tsinghua U), Yanbei Chen (Caltech), Matthew W. Choptuik (UBC), Takaaki Kajita (KAGRA Dir., ICCR, Tokyo U), Jai Sam Kim (POSTECH), Chulhoon Lee (Hanyang U), Peter R. Saulson (Syracuse U), Bernard F. Whiting (U of Florida)
    Scientific Organizing Committee
    Zhoujian Cao (AMSS), Kyuman Cho (Sogang U), Peter Diener (Louisiana State U), Gabriela Gonzalez (Louisiana State U), Nobuyuki Kanda (Osaka City U), Gungwon Kang (KISTI, Chair), Sang Pyo Kim (Kunsan National U), Kazuaki Kuroda (ICRR, U of Tokyo), Yun Kau Lau (AMSS), Hyung Mok Lee (Seoul National U, Co-Chair), Masaru Shibata (YITP, Kyoto U, Co-Chair), Hsien-Chi Yeh (HUST), Hwei-Jang Yo (Nat’l Cheng-Kung U), Tai Hyun Yoon (Korea U), Zong-Hong Zhu (Beijing Normal U)
    Local Organizing Committee
    Haeng Jin Jang (KISTI), Gungwon Kang (KISTI, Chair), Hee Il Kim (SNU), Chang-Hwan Lee (Pusan Nat’l U), Hyung Won Lee (Inje U), Chun-Yu Lin (Nat’l Cheng Kung U), John J. Oh (NIMS, Co-Chair), Sang Hoon Oh (NIMS), Myeong-Gu Park (Kyungpook Nat’l U), Yu-ichiro Sekiguchi (YITP)

    Gungwon Kang (KISTI)

    。E-mail address: gwkang@kisti.re.kr

    。Tel.: +82-42-869-0723 (Work), +82-10-4334-2245 (Cell phone)

    Hosting Organizations and Sponsors

    · APCTP (Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics)

    · Gloabal Research Network at NRF

    · KAGRA (Large-scale Cryogenic Gravitational Wave Telescope Project)

    · KISTI (Korea Institute for Science and Technology Information)

    · NIMS (National Institute for Mathematical Sciences)

    · YITP (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyto University)

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