ASPERA Croatian National Day began today at the National Science Foundation in Opatija. ASPERA (Astro Particle ERAnet) is a European network of national institutions which finance projects in astrophysics.
As part of the celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of RBI, the Center for Informatics and Computer Science and the Department of Electronics at RBI will hold a meeting on May 31, 2010 in the auditorium of Wing III commemorating 60 Years of Electronics and Computer Science Research at RBI. Among the numerous renowned scientists from Croatia and abroad attending the event, Professor Veljko Radeka, recipient of the Harold Wheeler Award and director of the Instrumentation Division at the Brookhaven National Lab (USA) will also be a participant.
At the grand opening of the 33rd International Conference on Informatics and Communication Technologies, Electronics and Microelectronics - MIPRO 2010 the RBI was awarded the MIPRO Charter for exceptional service in the development of ICT, electronics and microelectronics. The award was given to Dr. Danica Ramljak, Director General of the RBI at a ceremony held in the Congress hall of the Hotel Adriatic in Opatija.
In cooperation with the government of the Republic of Croatia and the Ruđer Bošković Institute, the IAEA Regional Workshop on Successfully Applying for EU-funded Projects began today at the RBI. The Workshop was opened by RBI Director General, Dr. Danica Ramljak, Director of the Office for Science at the Ministry of Science and Education, Dr. Hrvoje Meštrić, Head of Department for International Cooperation of the State Office for Nuclear Safety Ms. Nevenka Novosel and IAEA representative, Dr. Ivan Videnović. The opening panel was chaired by IRB scientist Dr. Stjepko Fazinić.
The 33rd International Conference for Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics - MIPRO 2010 began today.
At the international conference MIPRO 2010, which begins on May 26th 2010 in Opatija, a roundtable discussion will be held on: Nanotechnology - new challenges in Croatia!? The roundtable is organized as a cooperative effort of the Ruđer Bošković Institute and the MIPRO Croatian Association.
As a part of the activities marking the 60th Anniversary of the Ruđer Bošković Institute, on the invitation of the Director General of the RBI, Danica Ramljak PhD, Professor Marin Soljačić held a lecture today, entitled Photonic Crystals: when the only limit is imagination.
Yesterday, at the Ruđer Bošković Institute, the Assistant Director for International relations and projects Dr. Matthew David Smith held a working meeting with the Australian Ambassador to Croatia, Ms. Beverly Mercer and the Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology, Professor Carl Schiesser from the School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne.
Professor Simon M. Amentamey, Director of the Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Animal Imaging Center - PET, ETH in Zurich and Professor Leonardo A. Scapozza, Pharmaceutical Biochemistry / Chemistry, Laboratoire de Chimie Thérapeutique, Section des Sciences pharmaceutiques, University of Geneva will held lectures at the Ruđer Bošković Institute on Tuesday, May 18th 2010, at 4 pm, Lecture hall, Wing III, Bijenička 54, Zagreb.
At the 180th conference of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, held on May 5 2010 in Budapest, the President of the Hungarian Academy of Science, Professor József Palinkas awarded Dr. Karolj Skala, RBI's head of the Center for Informatics and Computing with a medal for scientific research and international cooperation.