Scientific conferences & colloquia
In the framework of MPHQ there will be summer schools and research retreats in order to discuss joint research projects and to provide networking possibilities for young researchers.
11 and 12 January 2018: MPHQ Inauguration Ceremony
The first research retreat took place from the 11 to 13 January 2018 in Munich.
Around 200 participants listened to talks and presentations at the Institute for Advanced Study and the Deutsches Museum. Scientists from Harvard and MPQ presented and discussed their research projects and were able to convey their thrilling research topics to a larger public.
The Max Planck Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics was officially opened by Prof. Martin Stratmann, President of Max Planck Society, and Prof. Jeremy Bloxham FRS, Dean of Science, Harvard University.
The scientific programme of the inauguration ceremony was completed by fascinating experimental demonstrations by Prof. Markus Greiner and Nobel laureate Prof. Wolfgang Ketterle.