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On October 13 2017, during the 29th General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) in São Paulo, Brazil, Alexander Sevrin has been reelected as member for a second term. He will be serving on the committee “Mathematical Physics” (C18).
The 35th International Cosmic-Ray Conference took place in Busan, South Korea from July 12th to July 20th, 2017.
More than 800 physicists attended the conference to discuss the latest progress in cosmic-ray and solar physics.
Furthermore, recent developments in gamma-ray and neutrino astronomy as well as the hunt for dark matter were covered.
The VUB was clearly represented with 10 posters and 4 talks.
Op 23 oktober 2016 ontving Saskia Demulder, FWO aspirante in de onderzoeksgroep TENA, de Solvay Award tijdens een ceremonie in Studio 4 van de Flagey. Ze kreeg deze prijs voor haar Master verhandeling “Integrability in the AdS/CFT correspondence” met Alexander Sevrin en Daniel Thompson als promotoren.