TOPIC 1

General and mathematical aspects

Rigorous results, exact solutions, probability theory, stochastic field theory, phase transitions and critical phenomena at equilibrium, information theory, optimization, etc.

Committee

  • Raffaella Burioni, Universita di Parma, Italy (Chair)
  • Thierry Dauxois, ENS Lyon, France
  • Deepak Dhar, IISER Pune, India

TOPIC 2

Out-of-equilibrium aspects

Driven systems, transport theory, relaxation and response dynamics, random processes, anomalous diffusion, fluctuation theorems, large deviations, out-of-equilibrium phase transitions, etc.

Committee

  • Pasquale Calabrese, SISSA, Italy (Chair)
  • Horacio Wio, IFISC (CSIC-UIB), Spain
  • Katja Lindenberg, UCSD, USA

TOPIC 3

Quantum fluids and condensed matter

Strongly correlated electrons, cold atoms, graphene, mesoscopic quantum phenomena, low dimensional quantum field theory, quantum phase transitions, quantum information, entanglement, spin liquid, many body localization, etc.

Committee

  • Eduardo Fradkin, UIUC, USA (Chair)
  • E.Susana Hernandez, UBA, Argentina
  • Peter Holdsworth, ENS Lyon, France

TOPIC 4

Disordered and glassy systems

Percolation, spin glasses, structural glasses, metallic glasses, jamming, glass transition, algorithmic problems, etc.

Committee

  • Francesco Sciortino, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy (Chair)
  • Chandan Dasgupta, IISc Bangalore, India
  • Giulio Biroli, CEA Saclay, France

TOPIC 5

Biological physics

Molecular motors, single and multicellular dynamics, bacteria, swimmers, spatio-temporal organization, biological membranes, biopolymer folding, genomics, biological networks, evolution models, evolutionary game theory, etc.

Committee

  • Julia Yeomans, University of Oxford, UK (Chair)
  • Massimo Vergassola, UCSD, USA
  • Changbong Hyeon, KIAS, Rep of Korea

TOPIC 6

Soft matter

Simple and complex fluids, active matter, molecular and ionic fluids, wetting, self-assembly, polymers, gels, liquid crystals, microemulsions, foams, membranes, colloids, granular materials, etc.

Committee

  • Margarida Telo Da Gama, University of Lisbon, Portugal (Chair)
  • David Andelman, Tel Aviv University, Israel
  • J. Javier Brey, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain

TOPIC 7

Nonlinear physics

Dynamical systems, chaos (classical and quantum), pattern formation, chemical reactions, hydrodynamic instabilities, turbulence (classical and quantum), etc.

Committee

  • Alessandra Lanotte, ISAC UOS Lecce, Italy (Chair)
  • Hilda Cerdeira, UNESP, Brazil
  • Angelo Vulpiani, Sapienza Universita di Roma, Italy

TOPIC 8

Interdisciplinary and complex systems

Networks and graphs, epidemics, econophysics, social phenomena, human mobility, city science, ecology, big data, artificial intelligence, etc.

Committee

  • Rosario Mantegna, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Italy (Chair)
  • Vito Latora, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • James James Gleeson, University of Limerick, Ireland