2010 International School on

Numerical Relativity and Gravitational Waves

July 26 ~ 30, 2010 at APCTP Pohang in Korea

¢Ã Hosting Organizations

¡£APCTP (Asia Pacific Center for Theoretical Physics)

¡£YITP (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University)

¡£KISTI (Korea Institute for Science and Technology Information)

¡£NIMS (National Institute for Mathematical Sciences)

¢Ã International Organizing Committees

¡£Gungwon Kang (KISTI, Korea)

¡£Yun Kau Lau (Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, China)

¡£Hyung-Mok Lee (Seoul National U., Korea)

¡£Masaru Shibata (Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto U., Japan)

¡£Hwei-Jang Yo (National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan)

¢Ã Local Organizing Committees

¡£Inyong Cho (Seoul Nat¡¯l U. of Technology)

¡£Hee Il Kim (SNU)

¡£Sang Pyo Kim (Kunsan Nat¡¯l U)

¡£Chang-Hwan Lee (Pusan Nat¡¯l U)

¡£Hyung Won Lee (Inje U)

¡£John J. Oh (NIMS)

¢Ã General Scope
This school on numerical relativity and gravitational waves is mainly intended for educating graduate students and early career post-doc researchers on (1) the basics of physics/astrophysics motivation, and (2) numerical approaches and technical details involved in order to prepare them to take on the cutting edge research projects. In addition, it includes several presentations on recent progresses in the field, often delivered by invited lecturers as well as participating members.
The topics planned at the school are mainly in numerical relativity and gravitational waves. They include binary (NS-NS, NS-BH and BH-BH) merger simulations, GR hydrodynamics and magneto hydrodynamics, supernova, black hole perturbations, LIGO experiment, LIGO gravitational wave data analysis, interface between NR and GW, etc.. Most lectures will be pedagogical, subject to being adjusted upon request, but main lecturers will also give talks on their most recent work or status summaries of the topics at the end of their lectures.
There will be a mini-workshop at which any participants can present their works. Those who are going to present a talk should inform the title and a brief abstract at the registration. The details of the program will be finalized soon.
A number of people in the fields of gravitation and astrophysics have been putting lots of efforts to establish a good academic meeting in the East Asian region, which started from 2005 in the fields of numerical relativity and gravitational waves later. Every year they have been holding a school, and many invited speakers and participants delivered very useful lectures and research talks on numerical relativity and gravitational wave physics. Researchers and students from East Asia who are interested in those fields are more actively participating in this year. We hope that they continue to build good collaborative networks through this school.