International Workshop on Dark Energy

21-23 December 2011
Centre for Theoretical Physics
Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi-110025.

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The Centre For Theoretical Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University), New Delhi and The IUCAA Resource Center at University of Delhi, will jointly organize the International Workshop on Dark Energy during 21st-23rd December 2011. This workshop will focus on the following topics:

  • Vacuum energy
  • Quintessence
  • Modified gravity
  • Observational Issues of Dark Energy


Invited Talks

  • Eric Linder (Berekely California, USA)
  • David Polarski (Univ. of Montpellier, France)
  • Sandip Trivedi (TIFR, Mumbai, India)
  • Alexandre Refregier (ETH, Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Priya Natarajan (Yale, USA)
  • Adam Amara (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Alex Vikman (CERN, Switzerland)
  • Gil Holder (McGill, Canada)
  • David Perkinson (Queensland, Australia)
  • Bharat Ratra (Kansas, USA)
  • Pengjie Zhang (Shanghai, China)

List of Participants

Accomodation details


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There is no registration fee. All the meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, plus the tea/coffee during breaks) will be provided free.

There will be funding for travel (by train,AC-2/3) and accommodation for participants from Indian Universities and Colleges.

For all other research students and Post Doctoral Fellow, there will be limited funding for accommodation but not for travel.

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Chief Patron

  • Mr. Najeeb Jung, VC, Jamia Millia Islamia

International Organizing Committee

  • A. Starobinsky (Landau Institute, Russia)
  • E. Linder (LBNL, Berkeley, USA)
  • V. Sahni (IUCAA, India)
  • M. Trodden (UPENN, USA)
  • M. Sami (CTP, JMI, India)
  • R. Maartens (Univ. of Portsmouth, UK)
  • S. Nojiri (Nagoya Univ., Japan)
  • S. Tsujikawa (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)

National Organising Committee

  • T.R.Seshadri (IRC-Delhi Univ., India)
  • P. Bhattacharjee (SINP, India)
  • A. A. Sen (CTP, JMI, India)
  • S. Majumdar (TIFR, India)
  • T. Roy Choudhury (HRI, India)
  • P. Chingangbam (IIA, India)

Local Organising Committee

  • M. Sami (CTP, JMI)
  • S.G.Ghosh (CTP, JMI)
  • T.R. Seshadri (IRC, DU)
  • T. Qureshi (CTP, JMI)
  • S. Jhingan(CTP, JMI)
  • A.A. Sen (CTP, Jamia)
  • R. Adhikari (CTP, JMI)


  • T.R.Seshadri (IRC-Delhi Univ., India)
  • Anjan A. Sen (CTP, JMI, India)


Anjan A. Sen
Centre for Theoretical Physics
Jamia Millia Islamia
New Delhi - 110025, INDIA.
Phone: +91-11-26984830 extn 29


  • IUCAA Resource Center, Univ. of Delhi, India
  • Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad, India
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore, India
  • Center For Astroparticle Physics (CAPP), Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Kolkata, India

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