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Date: 2013-07-22 - 2013-07-26
Location: Pasadena, CA, USA

Caltech Gravitational-Wave Astrophysics School (CGWAS 2013)

July 22 – 26, 2013
California Institute of Technology

CGWAS is a summer school for senior undergraduates and graduate students interested in the astrophysics of gravitational-wave sources and their neutrino and electromagnetic counterparts.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2013
Apply at http://www.cgwas.org .
Limited support for accomodation is available.

Topics covered include:
– The physics of gravitational wave sources
– Gravitational wave source populations
– Gravitational wave detection and data analysis
– Time-domain astronomy and electromagnetic counterparts
– Neutrino counterparts and observation
– Numerical relativity and The Einstein Toolkit

Confirmed lecturers:
D. Kasen (UCB/LBNL), M. Modjaz (NYU), S. Nissanke (Caltech), R. O’Shaughnessy (UWM), C. Ott (Caltech), A. Piro (Caltech), E. Schnetter (Perimeter), K. Scholberg (Duke), A. Weinstein (Caltech)

Organizing Committee:
L. Cadonati, C. Ott (chair), P. Moesta, S. Nissanke, A. Weinstein

Poster download: http://www.cgwas.org/media/CGWAS_poster.pdf

CGWAS is supported by NSF CAREER award PHY-1151197.