The José Plínio Baptista School of Cosmology
The José Plínio Baptista School of Cosmology aims to biannually review relevant topics in theoretical physics. It shall consist of advanced courses and review seminars on the state-of-the-art of the chosen topic. Post-graduated and PhD students are the main target recipient the school is intended for.
José Plínio Baptista:
The school is named after professor José Plínio Baptista, who was active in the physics department of the Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES) since 1974 until his death, in 2006. He was one of the co-founders of the physics department, of the post-graduate and PhD courses and of the Gravitation and Cosmology group of UFES.
The 2012 School (October 14-19):
The topics addressed in the 2012 school are:
- Cosmological perturbations.
- Structure formation in the Universe.
The courses will cover the theoretical, observational and numerical aspects related to these topics.
- José A. de Freitas Pacheco (Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur, França)
- Jean Michel Alimi (Observatoire de Meudon, França)
- Silvio Bonometto (Trieste University, Itália)
- Nelson Pinto-Neto (CBPF, Brasil)
- Christos Tsagas (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
- Armando Bernui (UNIFEI, Brasil)
- Gastão Bierrenbach Lima Neto (USP, Brasil)
- Thiago Pereira (UEL, Brasil)
- Marcos Lima (USP, Brasil)