ICAM Week of Science Schedule

Preliminary Schedule for ICAM Week of Science
3-8th Dec 2023, Quantum Foundry, Elings 1601, Elings 1605 (overflow), UC Santa Barbara
Annual Meeting (3-6 Dec) and Accelnet Conference (5-8 Dec)

Youtube Link for Talks and panel discussions over five days.

Sunday, Dec 3

7.00-8.30pm Reception (Caya Bar and Lounge, Leta Hotel, 5650 Calle Real, Goleta)

Monday, Dec 4

9-9.15 Introduction and Welcome (Piers Coleman, Rutgers U. ICAM Co-director)

Chair: Mark Bowick (UCSB)
9.15-10.15 Olivier Dauchot (ESPCI) – Collective actuation from biological to model systems
Recorded talk – Olivier Dauchot
10.15-10.45 Coffee
10.45-11.30 Matthieu Louis (UCSB) – Neural computation directing active sampling during chemotaxis
11.30-12.15 Xiaoming Mao (U. Michigan) – Geometric frustration, self-assembly, mechanics, and pathways to complexity
Recorded talk – Xiaoming Mao
12.15-14.00 Lunch
14.00-15.00 Round Table I

How can we facilitate research at the Emergent Frontier between Active Matter and Biology?
Panelists: Cristina Marchetti (UCSB), Olivier Dauchot (ESPCI), Zvonimir Dogic (UCSB), Xiaoming Mao (U. Michigan), Noah Mitchell (UCSB), Denise Montell (UCSB) and Max Wilson (UCSB)

Chair: Angela Pitensic (UCSB)
15.00-15.30 Navish Wadhwa (Arizona State) – Mechano-adaptation in a canonical macromolecular machine
Recorded talk – Navish Wadhwa
15.30-16.00 Elizabeth Jerison (U. Chicago) – Dynamical control of immunity and inflammation
Recorded talk – Elizabeth Jerison
16.00-16.30 Coffee
16.30-17.00 Tapomoy Bhattacharjee (NCBS) – Physical properties of the microenvironment play a selective role in bacterial growth under 3D confinement
17.00-18.00 Pankaj Mehta (Boston U.) – Randomness, Complexity, and the Biological Frontier
Recorded talk – Pankaj Mehta

Tuesday, Dec 5

9.-10.00 ICAM Science Steering Council
10-10.30 Coffee
10.30-11.30 ICAM Science Steering Council
11.30-13.30 Lunch

Chair: Piers Coleman (Rutgers U.)
13.30-14.30 Yu Chen (Google AI) – Beyond classical quantum computing with superconducting circuits.
Recorded talk – Yu Chen
14.30-15.00 Coffee
15.00-16.00 Round Table II

Implications of AI, QI and Machine Learning for Emergent Physics.
Panelists: Laura Greene (Florida State/NHMFL), Pankaj Mehta (Boston U.), Roger Melko (U. Waterloo), Yu Chen (Google AI) and others

Chair: Cristina Marchetti (UCSB)
16.00-16.30 Roger Melko (Waterloo/Perimeter) – Language Models for Quantum Simulation
Recorded talk – Roger Melko
16.30-17.00 Mattia Serra (UCSD) – Mechanical and molecular self-organization principles in chick gastrulation

Arrivals: Accelnet Meeting

18.15- Reception and Banquet for ICAM Steering Committee and all invited speakers and panelists

Wednesday, Dec 6 (Morning overlapping between ICAM annual and Accelnet meetings)

Chair: Piers Coleman (Rutgers U.)
9.00-10.00 Michel Devoret (Google AI and Yale U.) – Quantum information physics with superconducting synthetic atoms: an introduction
Recorded talk – Michel Devoret
10.00-10.30 Coffee
10.30-11.30 Round Table III

Quantum Information and Quantum Materials: How can the two gain and learn from one-another?
Panelists: Piers Coleman (Rutgers), Sang Cheong (Rutgers), Michel Devoret (Google AI and Yale U.), Chris Palmstrom (UCSB), and others

Chair: Piers Coleman (Rutgers U.)
11.30-12.15 Johnpierre Paglione (U. Maryland) – Topological Superconductivity in uranium ditelluride
Recorded talk – Johnpierre Paglione
12.15-14.00 Lunch

————- End of Annual Meeting —————–

Chair: Rajiv Singh (UCD)
14.00-15.00 Joe Checkelsky (MIT) – Quantum Material Design of Electronic Flat Bands
15.00-15.30 Takasada Shibauchi (U. Tokyo) – Exotic pairing states in FeSe-based nematic superconductors
Recorded talk – Takasada Shibauchi
15.30-16.00 Coffee
16.00-16.45 Alannah Hallas (UBC/CIFAR) – Understanding the Role of Entropy in High Entropy Oxides
16.45-18.30 Posters + Refreshments

Thursday, Dec 7

8.30-10.00 Accelnet Steering Committee Meeting*
10.00-10.30 Coffee
10.30-11.30 Accelnet Round Table 1

Challenging new directions for Quantum Materials.
Panelists: Sang Cheong (Rutgers), Vidya Madhavan (UIUC), Brian Maple (UCSD), Johnpierre Paglione (U. Maryland), Suchitra Sebastian (Cambridge U.)

Chair: Vidya Madhavan (UIUC)
11.30-12.00 Emilia Morosan (Rice U.) – Kramers nodal lines in quantum materials
Recorded talk – Emilia Morosan
12.00-12.30 Barry Bradlyn (UIUC) – A New Spin on Topological Quantum Chemistry
Recorded talk – Barry Bradlyn
12.30-14.30 Lunch

Chair: Ania Jayich (UCSB)
14.30-15.30 Stephen Wilson (UCSB) – Unconventional charge correlations in new classes of kagome metals
Recorded talk – Stephen Wilson
15.30-16.00 Coffee

Chair: Khandkar Quader (Kent State U.)
16.00-16.30 Weiliang Yao, (Rice U. and U. Tokyo) (Accelnet Postdoc) – Electric transport and low-energy spin excitations of a Fe-based kagome magnet
Recorded talk – Weiliang Yao
16.30-17.00 Seong Joon Lim, (Rutgers and Max Planck), Stuttgart (Accelnet Postdoc) – Unraveling the Intricacies of Colinear Antiferromagnetic Orders Gd2CuO4 as an Altermagnet
Recorded talk – Seong Joon Lim
17.00-17.45 Michele Governale (MacDiarmid Institute and U. Wellington, New Zealand) – Control of zero-energy states in flakes of two-dimensional second-order topological insulators
Recorded talk – Michele Governale

Friday, Dec 8

Chair: Laura Greene (Florida State/NHMFL)
8.30-9.30 Ryan Baumbach (Florida State/NHMFL) – Strategies for Designing Quantum Materials
Recorded talk – Ryan Baumbach
9.30-10.30 Round Table 2

How can we change the Culture of discovery through a Materials Data base?
Panelists: Art Ramirez (UCSC), Ilkay Altiintas (UCSD), Piers Coleman (Rutgers), Vidya Madhavan (UIUC), Valentin Taufour (UCD), Stephen Wilson (UCSB)

Chair: Laura Greene (Florida State/NHMFL)
10.30-11.30 James Analytis (UCB) – Frustrated Quantum Devices: understanding how correlations, complex order and boundary states manifest in novel material functionalities

———–End of Meeting ——————

* Note 8.30 start