MPHQ Scientific Events

In the framework of MPHQ summer schools and as well as research retreats take place in order to discuss joint research projects and to provide networking possibilities for young researchers.

IMPRS-MPHQ Summer School 2019

In July 2019 the first MPHQ Summer School took place, which was jointly organised with IMPRS-QST. About 60 PhD students from MPQ, Harvard and LMU attended the summer school, which consisted of lectures on different topics, poster sessions and PI talks. On their free afternoon the participants took part in different team building events, including a challenging hike in the Austrian Alps.

Summer School 2019 by IMPRS-QST and MPHQ


MPHQ Scientific Meeting: 24 May 2019

The 2nd Scientific Meeting took place at Harvard University on 24 May 2019. MPHQ Postdocs presented their latest research in presentations as well as posters.

MPHQ Inauguration Ceremony: 11-12 January 2018

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.

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