Workshops and Related Events with Consortium Support/Participation
12/09 Los Alamos, New Mexico: Workshop on Quantitative Models to Assess Infectious Bacterial Disease Stages, New Mexico Consortium (supported by the New Mexico Consortium and Los Alamos National Laboratory).
10/09 Búzios, Brasil: XI Latin American Workshop on Nonlinear Phenomena LAWNP’09 (participation of ten Latin American countries supported in part by our Consortium).
07/09 São Paulo, Brasil: Hands-On Research on Complex Systems School. (collaborated effort of UNM's Consortium and several USA universities including UT at Austin and U of Maryland, and supported by the Consortium and also by the NSF, ONR, ICTP Trieste and other agencies).
01/09 Cuernavaca, Mexico: Centro Internacional de Ciencias, New Paths for Random Walks (organized in collaboration with the International Center for the Sciences of UNAM, Mexico with European, North American, and Latin American participation).
03/08 Porto Alegre, Brasil: 44 Congresso da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical.
01/08 Taxco, Mexico: Winter Meeting on Statistical Physics.
12/07 Santa Marta, Columbia: The Consortium will be sponsoring in part CLACSA XIII, a biannual conference, which will gather scientists and researchers from a variety of disciplines for discussing and promoting Nanotechnology in the Latin American region. The conference will include plenary lectures, invited talks and oral presentations. UNM work on microscopic origin of friction will be represented.
10/07 Arica, Chile: The X Annual Latin American Workshop on Nonlinear Phenomena (LAWNP'07), brings together physicists and other scientists who focus their work on nonlinear phenomena and interdisciplinary science to share information on recent advances by presenting their work, listening to tutorial talks on various themes, and connecting with researchers from all over the world. The Consortium is one of the sponsors; UNM scientists will participate in this workshop.
9/07 Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The Workshop on Mathematical Methods and Modeling of Biophysical Phenomena is the fifth of a series of workshops organized by IMPA aimed a brining together a multidisciplinary group of scientists to study problems in the biophysical and biomathematical sciences. This year’s topics will include: Kinetic Theory and Chemotaxis, Reaction Diffusion Equations, Learning Theory, and Inverse problems in Biology.
7/07 Campinas, Brazil: The Second Conference on Computational and Mathematical Population Dynamics (CMPD2) marked the second joint meeting and the 20-year history between the Conference on mathematical Population Dynamics (MPD) and the Conference on Deterministic and Stochastic Models for Biological Interactions (DeStoBio). The Consortium strongly supported this conference.
1/07 Taxco, Guerrero, Mexico: XXXVI Winter Meeting on Statistical Physics brought together international, qualified experts from different research groups to discuss problems in basic statistical physics and its applications to technological, chemical and biological research.
11/06 Pucón, Chile: Quantum Optics III, provided a forum to discuss recent developments in quantum optics and quantum information; sponsored in part by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science.
10/06 João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brasil: XXIV EFFNE: Encontro de Fisicos do Norte e Nordeste.
9/06 Viña del Mar, Chile: Southern Workshop on Granular Materials. Stressed the
physics, mathematics, and engineering of sand and related matter.
3/06 Rio de Janeiro, Brasil: Mathematical Methods and Modeling of Biophysical Phenomena. This was the fourth workshop organized by the Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA) on this subject. The main goal was to bring together students and researchers from areas connected to the biophysical sciences where mathematics plays an ever increasing role.
1/06 Albuquerque, USA: Biologically Inspired Analytic Investigations. A miniworkshop arranged by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science in collaboration with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute initiative of the University of New Mexico.
10/05 San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina: IX Latin American Workshop on Nonlinear Phenomena, LAWNP '05. The Consortium participated in and sponsored in part the ninth edition of this large international conference. One of the chief organizers of the conference was Marcelo Kuperman from Bariloche who spent a semester at the Consortium in 2004.
8/05 João Pessoa, Brasil: Workshop on Pattern Formation and Transport Phenomena. Co-organized by the Universidade Federal da Paraíba and the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science. Themes included the dynamics of granular materials, pattern formation and the origin of friction on the nano and meso scales, as well as some other related phenomena. This workshop involved lecturers and advanced students from USA and Latin America.
6/05 Paraty, Brasil: Workshop on Modeling in Interdisciplinary Sciences: Biological, Geophysical and Related Phenomena. Organized by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science in collaboration with the Institute for Theoretical Physics of Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESPI) and the Instituto Nacional de Matematica Pura e Aplicada (IMPA) in Rio de Janeiro. One of the main purposes of this workshop, on various topics in nonlinear science and applied mathematics, was to provide USA citizens with an international experience in a scientific context through visits to Latin America.
3/05 Santa Fe, USA: Workshop on Stochasticity and Nonlinearity on Three Continents. Organized by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science, the University of California at San Diego, and the University of Limburg. And supported by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science, the Office for Naval Research, and the StochDyn program of the European Science Foundation.
Past Consortium Workshops
8/04 Argonne, USA: Workshop on Self-Assembly in Biology, Chemistry and Hard Materials. Organized by Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago, and, supported in part by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science.
8/04 Porto Alegre, Brasil: Workshop on Transport and Self-Organization in Complex Systems. Organized by the Consortium of the Americas in Porto Alegre, Brasil in collaboration with the Instituto de Fisica of the Universidade de Brasilia (IF-UNB) and the Instituto de Fisica of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (IF-UFRGS). E-proceedings.
7/04 Albuquerque, USA: Summer Workshop. Organized by the Consortium of the Americas to gather input into future directions.
Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on
Modern Challenges in Statistical Mechanics II. An extension of the
PASI held in Bariloche in June 2002.
Albuquerque, USA: Visit of the Distinguished External Advisory Panel
of the Consortium and Scientific Workshop.
Organized by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science.
Southern Workshop on Granular
by The Center for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research in Materials (
CIMAT ), the Physics Department of the Universidad de Chile (DFI ),
and the Physics Department of the Universidad de Santiago ( DFIUSACH).
Mexico City, Mexico: Interdisciplinary
Approaches to Some Complex Biological Systems. Organized by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary
Science, this event brought together scientists from Mexico and the
Fluids and Solids.
Supported in part by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary
Albuquerque, USA: Some
Complex Systems in Biology and Condensed Matter. Organized by the Consortium
of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science as an informal miniworkshop
with focus on poster presentations by students and other researchers,
and with talks by scientists from LANL, UNM, and Latin American visitors
to the Consortium.
Albuquerque, USA: Granular
Hydrodynamics and related topics. Organized by the Consortium of
the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science, this event brought together
scientists from Chile, Brasil, and the USA, particularly LANL, Sandia,
Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay: Nonequilibrium
Statistical Mechanics and Nonlinear Physics. Organized by the Universidad
de las Repúblicas. This international event brought to Uruguay
prominent scientists from the Americas as well as from Europe and elsewhere.
Albuquerque, USA: Population
Dynamics in Biology: Epidemics, Bacteria, Vegetation and Sundries.
Organized by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science
and sponsored by the Center for Advanced Studies, this workshop helped
communication among theorists and experimentalists working particularly
on the hantavirus, bacterial evolution and related topics.
Albuquerque, USA: Dynamics of Assorted
Systems Across Disciplines. Organized by the Consortium of the Americas
for Interdisciplinary Science, this miniworkshop had talks on Bose-Einstein
condensates, Artificial Bone Making, Geodynamics, Ceramics, Protein
Folding, Epidemiology and Optical Fibers.
Albuquerque, USA: Transport Problems
in some Condensed Matter Systems. Organized by the Consortium of
the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science, this miniworkshop focused
on presentations on Organic Materials, Optical Lattices, Self-Organized
Criticality, Grain Segregation and Dielectric Breakdown.
Santa Fe, USA: Anomalous
Distributions, Nonlinear Dynamics and Nonextensivity. This meeting
focused on anomalous distributions in turbulence, dynamical systems,
granular matter, atomic physics, and other diverse systems. The workshop
brought international scientists from Argentina, Brasil and the USA,
and also from England, France, Italy, Japan, and the Netherlands.
Puebla, Mexico: Disordered
Systems. Organized by the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma
de Puebla in Mexico. The workshop attracted international scientists
from Argentina, Brasil, Canada, Chile, Germany, Greece, Mexico, Russia,
Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the USA.
Bariloche, Argentina: Modern
Challenges in Statistical Mechanics. Held and organized by the University
of New Mexico as a PASI (Pan American Advanced Studies Institute) school
on Patterns, Growth, and the Interplay of Nonlinearity and Complexity.
Funded by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy.
of Classical and Quantum Systems: Entropy Production and Fidelity.
Organized in collaboration with the Benemérita Universidad Autónoma
de Puebla in Mexico and the Los Alamos National Laboratory, this workshop
involves fundamental topics of research and investigators from Argentina,
Mexico and the USA.
Albuquerque, USA: Dynamics of a
Trapped Bose-Einstein Condensate: Gross-Pitaevskii at the Borderline.
Organized by the Consortium of the Americas for Interdisciplinary Science
in collaboration with Los Alamos National Laboratory, this workshop
is bringing together experts from a variety of research centers from
Brasil, Mexico and the USA known for their cutting-edge work in this
exciting modern field of investigation.
Albuquerque, USA: Mathematical
Modeling for Spread of Infectious Diseases.
purpose of the workshop was to bring together modelers and observers
in the field and to determine explicitly if truly meaningful collaborations
are possible and timely. This Consortium workshop attracted mathematicians,
physicists, biologists, and medical doctors from UNM, Los Alamos, and
Buenos Aires, Argentina: Complex
Fluids. The workshop centered on hydrodynamics of complex fluid
systems including plasmas and granular materials. Organized by Universidad
de Buenos Aires, the workshop attracted international scientists from
Argentina, France, Italy, Mexico, Spain and USA.
Arica, Chile: Disorder
in Solids. Organized by Universidad de Tarapaca, this workshop had
attendees from Belgium, Brasil, Chile, France, Greece, Israel, Italy,
Mexico, Spain, Switzerland and USA from diverse fields of mathematics,
physics and other sciences.
Santiago, Chile: Topics
in Quantum Optics. Organized by Pontificia Universidad Católica
de Santiago, and assisted in small part by the Consortium, the workshop
attracted numerous international experts from Australia, Brasil, China,
Colombia, Germany, UK and USA.
Albuquerque, USA: Interdisciplinary Topics. Organized at UNM as
a binational collaboration event of Mexico and the USA in interdisciplinary
research, this Consortium workshop brought together mathematicians,
physicists, engineers, chemists and biologists from Mexico, UNM, Los
Alamos and Sandia.
Angra dos Reis, Brasil:
Atomic Physics. Organized as a PASI (Pan American Advanced Studies
Institute) school with more than 60 attendees, this workshop was assisted
in part by the Consortium. The primary organizer was the University
of New Mexico (UNM) and the primary sponsor was the National Science
Sparsely Connected Systems. Organized by Centro Atómico Bariloche,
this workshop centered on porous and granular materials and had attendance
from Argentina, Brasil, Germany, Mexico, Spain and USA.
Belo Horizonte, Brasil:
Decoherence, Tunneling and Quantum Optics. Organized by Universidade
de Minas Gerais, this workshop was attended by optics and condensed
matter physicists within Brasil and Argentina.