Middle-East and Africa School on Large Galaxy Surveys for Cosmology

February 18-23, 2023

Organized by

National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG)

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School Venue
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Organizing Committee
  • Gad El-Qady (NRIAG President, Egypt)
  • Francisco Prada (IAA-CSIC, Spain,Co-Chair)
  • Anatoly Klypin (U. Virginia, USA)
  • Hadia Selim (NRIAG, Egypt)
  • Ashraf Shaker (NRIAG, Egypt,Chairman)
  • Tomoaki Ishiyama (Chiba U., Japan)
  • Mohamed Abdullah (NRIAG, Egypt; Chiba U., Japan)

School Topics

  • Astronomy in Egypt (Shaker, introductory welcome talk on Feb 18)
  • Large-Scale Structure of the Universe (Klypin)
  • Large Galaxy Redshift Surveys (Prada, Abdullah )
  • Galaxies: Properties & Evolution (Ashraf, Pérez)
  • Theory of Cosmological Density Fields and Dark Matter Halos (El-Zant, Abebe)
  • Cosmological Simulations (Ishiyama)
  • Presentations by Students at the end of the School

Seminar Topics

  • Galaxy Clusters (Takey, Abdullah )
  • General Relativity (Morcos)
  • Simulated Galaxy Catalogues (Ereza)

Exercise Tutorials

  • Cacheiro (Spark)
  • Dong-Páez (Uchuu-BigData)

School Details

  • Schedule: 5-days with lectures in the mornings and exercises in the afternoons, 1-day excursion on Feb. 21
  • Lectures (1 hours each) in the mornings
  • Seminars (30 min each) in the afternoons
  • Students: max. 40 students (they must be enrolled in a Master or PhD program, and send their CV and a reference letter from their supervisors)
  • School Exercises: We will offer 5 projects
  • Registration fee:
    $200 or equivalent in Euro (For Non-Egyptian ),2000 EGP ( For Egyptian )
    (includes accommodation and food at KAO, bus transportation to/from Cairo Airport)
  • Registration Deadline:December 10 ,2022
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School Agenda

PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS


Please consider transferring Registration fee to the following bank account:

For payment in Euro/USD

Bank Name

Central Bank of Egypt

Bank Address

31 Kaser El Nile Street, Cairo, Egypt

Account

4082185101

IBAN

EG350001000100000004082185101

BIC/SWIFT

CBEGEGCXِXXX

Account Holder

National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics

Reference

MEARIM 6

For payment in EGP

Bank Name

Central Bank of Egypt

Bank Address

31 Kaser El Nile Street, Cairo, Egypt

Account

9/450/78207/6

IBAN

EG050001000100000009450782076

BIC/SWIFT

CBEGEGCXِXXX

Account Holder

National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics

Reference

MEARIM 6

School Lecturers

  • Ashraf Shaker (NRIAG, Egypt)
  • Anatoly Klypin (U. Virginia, USA)
  • Francisco Prada (IAA-CSIC, Spain)
  • Amr El-Zant (British U. in Egypt)
  • Enrique Pérez (IAA-CSIC, Spain)
  • Eulalia Gallego-Cano ( IAA, Granada)
  • Mohamed Abdullah (NRIAG, Egypt; Chiba U., Japan)
  • Tomoaki Ishiyama (Chiba U., Japan)
  • Fady Morcos (NRIAG, Egypt)
  • Amare Abebe (NWU, South Africa)
  • Ali Takey (NRIAG, Egypt)

School Tutors

  • Heba Sami (NWU, South Africa)
  • Javier Cacheiro (CESGA, Spain)
  • Chi An Dong-Páez (IAP, France)
  • Julia Ereza (IAA-CSIC, Spain)

plus others