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May 26

Chapter meeting at the Erlangen Bergkirchweih

Following the example of former years, we are happy to announce this year’s chapter meeting at the Erlangen country fair, the “Bergkirchweih”. We kindly invite all members of the student chapter to gather for a cheerful afternoon at the Berg. We have reserved two tables for our chapter at Birkner’s Keller ( at this Thursday, May 28, …

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May 19

Matlab Scientific Computing Seminar

The hbarOMEGA Student Chapter will be hosting a seminar held by MathWorks on ‘Data Analytics with MATLAB in a Big Data World’ on Tuesday, May 26 at 9 am. Highlights include: Understand your data – read data from multiple sources, pre-process, filter, align and visualize Put your data to work – statistical analysis, machine learning, predictive modeling, …

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Apr 28

MPL Games Night – reloaded!

On Thursday, the 19th of February, the hbarOMEGA Student Chapter and the EPS Young Minds Section Erlangen organized the second MPL Games Night. We were very happy to see that last year’s success could be repeated and, again, a large number of students joined this informal get-together. In a relaxed atmosphere, the students could use …

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Dec 10

Annual election of the board 2014

As set by the chapter bylaws, we held our annual election of the board on Dec 10. After a successful election, we are happy to present the new board structure:   We congratulate the new board members to their positions! We thank the retired board members, president Christian Müller, secretary Thomas Bauer and treasurer Michael Förtsch for their …

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Dec 04

Annual elections of the board members

On December 9th, our chapter will hold the annual elections of the board members. To offer an incentive for the chapter members to attend the elections, the chapter will cover the expenses for the first beverage (Glühwein) at the subsequent get-together at the Erlangen Christmas market for every participant.

Oct 29

Annual election of the board 2013

As set by the chapter bylaws, we held our annual election of the board on Oct 10. As our vice-president Vanessa Chille spends the next year on a research stay abroad, the position of the vice-president was opened for new candidates. After a successful election, Siegfried Weisenburger has been appointed vice-president, voted by the members of …

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Jan 17

Evaluation of our home institution MPL

  In the mid of January, our home institution, the Max-Planck-Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen (MPL), has been evaluated by a scientific advisory board. The committee involved distinguished  physicists such as Roy Glauber, Sir Peter Knight and Alain Aspect. The commitee was visiting the MPL for two days. On the occasion of this evaluation our chapter …

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Jun 28

Reception for OSA officials – Kari Apter and Chad Stark

On June 28th our Student Chapter had the pleasure to welcome the OSA officials Kari Apter (Senior Director, Strategic, Global and Executive Programs) and Chad Stark (Chief Meetings Officer) at our home institute MPL.   We organized a reception with delicious finger food and beverages and enjoyed the discussions in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. …

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