ECAP Seminar

Summer Term 2023

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
June 15 13:00 James Matthews University of Oxford Ultrahigh energy cosmic rays: an origin story
July 20 13:00 Benedetta Ciardi MPA, Garching Modeling and Observations of Cosmic Reionization 

Winter Term 2022/23

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
October 27 13:00 Miguel Sanchez-Conde Universidad Autónoma de Madrid Dark satellites as cosmological probes and gamma-ray dark matter targets
November 24 13:00 Alba Domi ECAP Quantum Gravity Searches with Neutrino Telescopes
December 8 13:00 Jost Migenda King’s College London Observing Supernova Neutrinos with Hyper-Kamiokande and SNEWS 2.0
January 12 13:00 Norbert Werner Masaryk University Monitoring the High-Energy Sky with Small Satellites
January 19 13:00 Georg Hager, Johannes Veh RRZE News from NHR@FAU – Fritz, Alex and Woody
January 26 13:00 Kathryn Kreckel ARI/ZAH Heidelberg Resolving the Baryon Cycle within Nearby Galaxies
February 9 13:00 Lauren Rhodes University of Oxford MWL observations of GRBs

Summer Term 2022

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
April 27 13:00 Kay Graf, Stefan Funk ECAP New ECAP Lab information
May 12 13:00 Silvia Celli La Sapienza University of Rome On the radiation signatures of Galactic PeVatrons: the gamma-ray and neutrino perspective
May 19 14:00 Brian Hare University of Groningen Revealing Lightning with the LOFAR radio telescope
June 2 13:15 Patrick Gröschel FAU Multi-path tolerant beacon localization using a high antenna-count receiver
June 23 13:00 Prasenjit Saha University of Zurich Next-generation optical interferometry, or the return of Hanbury Brown and Twiss
June 30 13:00 Juergen Schmitt Hamburger Sternwarte The stellar content of the eROSITA all-sky survey
July 7 13:00 Felix Kling DESY Looking forward to exciting physics with FASER

Winter Term 2021/22

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
October 21 13:00 Kay Graf ECAP The ECAP Laboratory
November 4 13:00 Christian Glaser Uppsala University Radio Detection of High Energy Neutrinos and Deep Learning
December 2 13:00 Georg Lamer AIP Two years of eROSITA all-sky surveys: The variable X-ray sky
December 17 11:00 Alberto Dominguez Complutense University of Madrid Galaxy evolution and cosmology using gamma rays observed with Fermi-LAT
January 13 13:00 Hans Dembinski TU Dortmund The Muon Puzzle in cosmic-ray induced air showers and its connection to the LHC
January 27 13:00 Hao Zhou SJTU, China Recent highlights from the LHAASO observatory
February 10 13:00 Michael Stelzig Institute of Microwaves and Photonics (LHFT), FAU Radar based exploration of subglacial structures

Summer Term 2021

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
April 22 13:00 Ruben Lopez Coto INFN Padova TeV Halos and their connection to the local Leptonic Cosmic Ray flux
April  29 13:00 Raimund Strauss TU München Coherent neutrino scattering: from experimental challenges to new frontiers in neutrino physics
May 6 13:00 Maryam Modjaz New York University Stellar Forensics with the Most Powerful Explosions in the Universe
June 10 13:00 Alexander Kappes WWU Münster Recent results from IceCube and the future of neutrino astronomy at the South Pole
June 17 13:00 Rodrigo Guedes Lang ECAP Origin of UHECR: current status of a decades-long open question
June 24 13:00 Katharina-Sophie Isleif DESY, Hamburg Light-Shining-Through-A-Wall: The ALPS II experiment at DESY

Summer Term 2020

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
Jun 18 13:00 Dieter Horns Hamburg University The Crab nebula and pulsar – particle acceleration at the limit
Jul  2 13:00 Muhammad Kasim Oxford University Up to two billion times acceleration of scientific simulations with deep neural architecture search
Jul 30 13:00 Anita Reimer Innsbruck University Identifying sources of high-energy neutrinos of the AGN type: A theoretical approach

Winter Term 2019/20

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
Nov 7 13:00 Sebastian Böser Mainz University Project 8 – towards a radio frequency measurement of the neutrino mass
Dec 5 13:00 Eckhard Sturm MPE, Garching GRAVITY project: IR interferometry
Dec 12 13:00 Jörg Hörandel Nijmegen University Measuring the properties of cosmic rays with the radio technique
Jan 9 13:00 Klaus Desch Bonn University Axions from Sun? Exploring the low-energy frontier with the IAXO experiment
Jan 16 13:00 Jim Hinton MPIK, Heidelberg HAWC / SWGO
Jan 23 13:00 Brian Reville MPIK, Heidelberg Cosmic-ray acceleration – limits and laboratories

Summer Term 2019

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
May 2 13:00 Thorsten Enßlin MPIA, Garching Information field theory – turning data into images
Jun 6 13:00 Lee Thompson University of Sheffield HyperKamiokande: a next generation long baseline neutrino experiment in Japan
Jun 13 13:00 Christian Glaser UC Irvine Radio detection of ultra-high energy neutrinos
Jun 27 13:00 Andreas Haungs KIT, Karlsruhe Cosmic rays between the knee and the ankle
Jul 4 13:00 Iris Gebauer KIT, Karlsruhe Indirect Dark Matter Searches and Cosmic Ray Transport in the Era of AMS
Jul 11 13:00 Sara Buson Universität Würzburg High-energy neutrinos from AGN?
Jul 18 13:00 Siegfried Glenzer Stanford University Exploring extreme states of matter with an ultra-bright X-ray free-electron laser
Jul 25 13:00 Markus Demleitner ZAH Heidelberg The VO And Why It Matters To You

Winter Term 2018/19

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
Nov 22 13:00 Anna Franckowiak DESY, Zeuthen Searching for electromagnetic counterparts to high-energy neutrinos
Dec 13 13:00 Thomas Heid ECAP Characterizing the diffuse neutrino flux with the future KM3NeT/ARCA detector (PhD defense)
Dec 20 13:00 Florian Kühnel KTH Stockholm Primordial Black Holes as Dark Matter
Jan 10 13:00 Klaus Helbing Universität Wuppertal Probing Particle Physics with IceCube
Jan 31 13:00 Joachim Puls LMU München On the difficulties to derive reliable CNO abundances in hot massive stars
Feb 7 13:00 Marijke Haverkorn Radboud University Nijmegen The Magnetic Field of the Milky Way
Feb 14 13:00 Takaaki Tanaka Kyoto University Recent Results from X-ray Studies of Supernova Remnants

Summer Term 2018

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
Apr 25 13:00 Christoph Weniger GRAPPA, Amsterdam Dark matter searches with gamma rays
May 2 13:00 Kay Graf & Stefan Funk ECAP News from the ECAP laboratory
May 16 13:00 Thomas Janka MPIA Garching 3D core-collapse supernova modeling and applications to Cas A and other supernova remnants
May 23 12:30 Henning Gast RWTH Aachen Latest results from the AMS experiment on the International Space Station
May 30 13:00 Oliver Hupe PTB Braunschweig Radiation Protection Dosimetry: Phantoms and measuring quantities
Jun 6 13:00 Michael Schulreich TU Berlin Reconstructing the origin of the Local Bubble and Loop I via radioisotopic signatures on Earth
Jun 13 13:00 Adrian Zink ECAP Updates of the ECAP desktop computing system
Jun 20 13:00 Frank Haberl MPE Garching The XMM-Newton surveys of the Magellanic Clouds
Jun 27 13:00 Bosco Oruru Makerere University, Uganda Status of Astronomy in East Africa: Focus on Uganda
Jul 4 13:00 Gisela Anton / Joern Wilms ECAP Status report on IceCube-Gen2 / eROSITA
Jul 11 14:00 Andrea Santangelo IAA Tübingen Fundamental Physics studies with X-ray spectral-timing-polarimetry and the eXTP mission

Winter Term 2017/18

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
Oct 18 13:00 Anatoli Fedynitch DESY, Zeuthen State-of-the-art atmospheric lepton flux Tools
Nov 22 13:00 Stefan Jordan ZAH Heidelberg The Gaia Mission – Overview, First Results, and future prospects
Nov 29 13:00 Chris Belczynski Copernicus Center Warsaw The Astrophysics of BH-BH/NS-NS Mergers with LIGO/Virgo
Dec 13 13:00 Jochen Greiner MPE Garching The gravitational wave detection of a binary neutron star merger: expectations, surprises, and prospects
Dec 20 13:00 Marek Kowalski Humboldt-University Berlin A new era in multi-messenger astronomy
Jan 24 13:00 Arne Rau MPE Garching Overview of Athena and the Wide Field Imager
Jan 31 13:00 Christian Motch Observatoire Astronomique Strasbourg SVOM – Space-based multiband astronomical Variable Objects Monitor
Feb 1 15:00 Thorsten Lisker ZAH Heidelberg Survival in galaxy clusters: from ultra-diffuse to ultra-compact objects

Summer Term 2017

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
April 26 13:00 Abigail Stevens University of Amsterdam Comparing origins of low-frequency quasi-periodic oscillations with spectral timing
May 10 13:00 Stefan Geißelsöder ECAP Pattern recognition and deep learning
May 17 13:00 Kathrin Valerius Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Status and prospects of direct neutrino mass searches: News from KATRIN and outlook on future projects
May 23 11:00 Jakob van Santen DESY, Zeuthen What’s new in IceCube?
May 24 13:00 Andrii Neronov EPFL, Lausanne Galactic and extragalactic contributions to the astrophysical neutrino flux
May 31 13:00 Francesco Longo Trieste, INFN GRB observations at High and Very High Energy
June 7 13:00 Philipp Mertsch RWTH Aachen Cosmic ray anisotropies: unravelling sources and transport
June 14 13:00 Alexander Fieguth Universität Münster XENON1T & the challenge of direct dark matter detection
June 21 13:00 Harm Schoorlemmer MPI-K Heidelberg Observing the TeV gamma-ray sky with the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory
June 28 13:00 Livia Ludhova Forschungszentrum Jülich JUNO: the first multi-kton liquid scintillator based neutrino detector
July 6 10:00 Francois Brun Université de Bordeaux / CNRS The H.E.S.S. Galactic Plane Survey
July 12 13:00 Laura Spitler MPIfR Bonn Fast radio bursts
July 19 12:00 ECAP Sommerfest
July 26 13:00 Stefan Funk / Uli Katz ECAP Status report on CTA / KM3NeT

Winter Term 2016/17

Date Time Speaker Institute Topic
Oct. 26 13:00 Julian Rautenberg Universität Wuppertal Radio detection of cosmic-ray air showers
Nov. 23 13:00 Timo Karg DESY, Zeuthen IceCube: future vision and R&D
Nov. 30 13:00 Axel Schwoie AIP Potsdam The Polars (still crazy after all those years)
Dec. 07 13:00 Daniel Kümpel RWTH Aachen Hunting for ultra-high energy photons
Dec. 14 13:00 Stefan Klepser DESY, Zeuthen The Population of Galactic TeV Plerions and a Major Electronics Upgrade for H.E.S.S.
Dec. 21 13:00 Walter Assmann TU München The sound of protons – ionoacoustic range monitoring in proton therapy
Jan. 11 13:00 Michael Wurm JGU Mainz Ten years of Borexino: from solar to sterile neutrinos
Jan. 25 13:00 Christoph Pfrommer Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies Cosmic ray feedback in galaxies and AGN
Feb. 01 13:00 Thomas Reiprich Argelander Institut Bonn Galaxy Clusters