# Courses and Seminars 2020/2021

### PhD courses (to fulfill the 12 mandatory CFUs)

Each student may choose his/her courses among those present in the full University Catalog. The courses organized by the Phd in Physics, Astrophysics and Applied Physics are listed below. The exact schedule of the lectures is not yet fixed and will be available after the preliminary meeting of each course.

**ASTROPHYSICS AREA
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- Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics-Collective phenomena in plasma physics (**2** CFU-10 hours, Romé) **Lessons schedule**

- Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics-Fundamentals of computational fluid dynamics in astrophysics (**2** CFU-10 hours, Lodato) **Lessons schedule**

- Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics-Cosmology (**2** CFU-10 hours, Maino) **NOT ACTIVATED**

- Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics-Observations of the CMB (**2** CFU-10 hours, Bersanelli) **Lessons schedule**

- Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics-Observations and theory of large-scale structure formation (**2** CFU-10 hours, Guzzo) **Lessons schedule**

- Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics-Gravitational lensing (**2** CFU-10 hour, Grillo) **Lessons schedule**

- Advanced topics in astrophysics and plasma physics-Bayesian statistics in astronomy (**2** CFU-10 hours, Lombardi) **Lessons schedule**

**NUCLEAR AND SUBNUCLEAR AREA
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- Advanced topics in particle physics (**4** CFU-20 hours, Andreazza, Turra, Serafini) **Lessons schedule**

- Neutrino physics (**2** CFU-10 hours, Vissani) **Lessons schedule**

- Nuclear structure theory: Density functional methods in nuclear physics (**2** CFU-10 hours, Colò) **Lessons schedule**

- Nuclear structure studied with stable and radioactive beams (**2** CFU-10 hours, Leoni) **Lessons schedule**

- Nuclear structure and reaction dynamics with radioactive beams (**4** CFU-24 hours, Valiente Dobon, Di Pietro) – This course takes place in Padua

**MATTER PHYSICS AREA
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- Quantum coherent phenomena (**6** CFU-30 hours, Castelli, Genoni, Benedetti) **Lessons schedule**

- Quantum theory of matter (**6** CFU-30 hours, Onida , Manini, Parola) **Lessons schedule**

**THEORETICAL PHYSICS AREA
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- Computational, simulation and machine learning methods in high energy physics and beyond: Automated computational tools (**3** CFU-15 hours, Maltoni, Zaro) **NOT ACTIVATED**

- Computational, simulation and machine learning methods in high energy physics and beyond: Monte Carlo Methods (**3** CFU-15 hours, Nason) **Lessons schedule**

**APPLIED PHYSICS AREA
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- Experimental methods for the investigation of systems at the nanoscale (**6** CFU-30 hours, Vailati, Paroli, Giavazzi, Zanchetta, Buscaglia, Piseri, Podestà, Cialdi, Arosio, Lenardi, Carpineti) **Lessons schedule**

### PhD seminars (out mandatory CFUs)

The seminars schedule will be attached when available.

- Computational, simulation and machine methods in high energy physics and beyond: Machine Learning (**3** CFU-15 hours, S.Carrazza)

An introduction to machine learning techniques including model representation, parameter learning, non-linear models, hyperparameter tune, and an overview of modern deep learning strategies. The seminars will cover the theoretical and mathematical aspects of machine learning followed by practical examples of code implementation using public frameworks.

**Seminars Cycle schedule**