from 29 June 2020 to 3 July 2020 (Africa/Johannesburg)
North-West University
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
More Information Coming Soon
SAIP 2020 Winter School 1
Astrophysics of Multi-Messenger Sources
Monday, June 29, 2020
Potchefstroom

 
08:00 – 09:00 Arrival / Coffee / Tea
09:00 – 10:00 Christo Venter: Recent Developments in Multi-Messenger Astronomy
10:00 – 11:00 Soebur Razzaque: Physics of Ultra-High-Energy Cosmic Rays: Acceleration and
Propagation
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee / Tea Break
11:30 – 12:30 Soebur Razzaque: Physics of High-Energy Neutrinos and their Plausible
Astrophysical sources
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Pieter Meintjes: High-Energy Radiation Mechanisms
14:30 – 15:30 TBD (Michael Backes): Astrophysical Sources of High-Energy Radiation
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee / Tea Break
16:00 – 17:00 Nigel Bishop: Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics
17:00 – 18:00 David Buckley: Observational Challenges in Multi-Messenger Astronomy,
followed by open discussion: Future Developments and Student Opportunities in
Multi-Messenger Astronomy/Astrophysics
 
SAIP 2020 Winter School 2
Big Data, Machine Learning and Physics Applications workshop
Monday, June 29, 2020
Potchefstroom

 
 
Monday June 29th 2020:
 
Lecturers: Prof. Deepak Kar and Prof. Bruce Mellado
 
--Morning  9:00-12:30 —
 
9:00-10:30 Introduction to Machine Learning
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Big Data and Machine Learning
11:30-12:30 Applications in Physics
 
 
--Afternoon 14:00-17:00 —
 
Lecturer: Dr. Xifeng Ruan
 
Hands on session anomaly detection

We expect the students to make the following installation on their laptops before they attend the workshop sessions: Anaconda 3 and Tensor Flow.


https://www.anaconda.com/distribution/
https://www.tensorflow.org