Celebration Teun Klapwijk's 65th birthday: "From nano to cosmo"



Start: 9 AM


Delft University of Technology, Aula Congress Centre, Lecture Hall D, Mekelweg 1, 2628 CD Delft



Chairs:  Lieven Vandersypen and Andrea Caviglia

  • 9:00-9:30 Welcome and coffee
  • 9:30-10:00 Ewine van Dishoeck (Leiden University) "The submillimeter universe as seen by the superconducting devices in Herschel and ALMA"
  • 10:00-10:30 Xander Tielens (Leiden University) "Towards graphene and buckyballs in the universe"
  • 10:30-10:45 Break
  • 10:45-11:15 Mike Norman (Argonne University) "The challenge of unconventional superconductivity"
  • 11:15-11:45 Seamus Davis (Cornell University) "Visualizing the quantum world: correlated superconductivity and its intertwined phases"
  • 11:45-12:00 Break
  • 12:00-12:30 Leo DiCarlo (Delft University of Technology) "The superconducting quantum computer" 
  • 12:30-13:00 Jochem Baselmans (Delft University of Technology/SRON) "CosmoNanoscience: photons and superconductivity"
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch

The Symposium is followed by a Farewell-Lecture of prof. Klapwijk starting at 15:00 in the Auditorium of the Aula Congress Centre.

Registration and Information

To participate in the symposium and lunch, please sign up before the 21st of October by sending an e-mail to:

For more information, please consult Maria Roodenburg-van Dijk or Dorine Verhoeven, tel. 015-2782600.