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Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language

A discussion on the limits of science: Are there events that cannot be predicted in principle? Does the flop of a butterfly`s wing influence the weather? Is it justified to apply science for discussing human behavior?

Vortragende

Director, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter
Assistant Professor, Dept. Of Mathematics, University of Chicago
Professor, Institut für Quantenoptik, Quantennanophysik und Quanteninformation sowie Vizedekan, Fakultät für Physik, Universität Wien; Wissenschaftlicher Direktor, Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation, ÖAW - Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien
Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Vienna; Chairman of the Advisory Board, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna Chair

Dr. John DUPRE

Director, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter

1982-96 Assistant Professor to Professor of Philosophy, Stanford University, CA
1996-2000 Professor of Philosophy, University of London
2000-03 Professor of Philosophy of Science, University of Exeter

Shankar VENKATARAMANI

Assistant Professor, Dept. Of Mathematics, University of Chicago

1996-98 Research Associate, James Franck Institute, University of Chicago
1997-99 L.E.Dickson Instructor, Dept. Of Mathematics, University of Chicago
1998- Senior participant, Materials Research Center, University of Chicago
1998- Assistant Professor, Dept. Of Mathematics, University of Chicago

Dr. DDr.h.c. Anton ZEILINGER

Professor, Institut für Quantenoptik, Quantennanophysik und Quanteninformation sowie Vizedekan, Fakultät für Physik, Universität Wien; Wissenschaftlicher Direktor, Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation, ÖAW - Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien

1963-71 Study of Physics and Mathematics, Universität Wien
1971 Ph.D., Universität Wien, thesis on "Neutron Depolarization in Dysprosium Single Crystals" under Prof. H. Rauch
1979 Habilitation in Neutron and Solid State Physics, Techn. Univ. Wien
1972-81 'Universitätsassistent', Atominstitut Wien, under Prof. H. Rauch
1974-89 Guest Researcher (part-time), Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble, France
1977-78 Fulbright Fellow in the U.S.A., Research Associate at M.I.T. in the Neutron Diffraction Laboratory under Prof. C.G. Shull (Nobel Laureate 1994)
1981-83 Associate Professor of Physics, M.I.T.
1983-90 'Außerordentlicher Universitätsprofessor', Technische Universität Wien
1984 Visiting Professor, University of Melbourne, Australia
1986-89 Adjunct Full Professor, part-time, Hampshire College, Amherst, U.S.A.
1988-89 'Universitätsprofessor' (C4, sabbatical), Techn. Univ. München
1990-1999 'Ordentlicher Universitätsprofessor' (Full Professor) of Experimental Physics, Universität Innsbruck
1995 Visiting Professor, Collège de France, Paris
1996-1998 President, Austrian Physical Society
1998 Visiting Research Fellow, Merton College, Oxford University
1999-present "Ordentlicher Universitätsprofessor" of Experimental Physics, University of Vienna

Dr. Peter C. AICHELBURG

Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Vienna; Chairman of the Advisory Board, European Forum Alpbach, Vienna

 Studium der Physik und Mathematik, Universität Wien
1974 Habilitation in Theoretischer Physik
1980 a.o. Professor
1981-1986 Lehrbeauftragter an der Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati, Triest
1984-1986, 1990-1992, sowie 2006 Vorstand des Instituts für Theoretische Physik
1987 Gastprofessor an der Universität von Texas, Austin
 Lehr- und Forschungsaufenthalte u. a.:
 International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste; Universidad Simon Bolivar, Caracas, Venezuela; Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Kolumbien; Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico; Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, England; Albert-Einstein-Institut für Gravitationsforschung, Potsdam; Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara
seit 2000 Professor für theoretische Physik, Universität Wien

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