Award

Pere Masjuan receives a Scientific Research Awards by the Barcelona City Council

March 17, 2021

Theory Division

The project “Simulating the expansion of the COVID-19 outbreak: a risk forecast tool considering socioeconomic and gender inequalities in Barcelona” led by Pere Masjuan awarded a Scientific Research Awards by the Barcelona city council.

On Tuesday 16, March 2021, the Barcelona city council announced the Scientific Research Awards to the 15 selected proposals for solving urban challenges in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic

The project “Simulating the expansion of the COVID-19 outbreak: a risk forecast tool considering socioeconomic and gender inequalities in Barcelona” was one of the projects awarded. Pere Masjuan, member of the IFAE Theory Division, is leading this project with the aim to develop a software tool to simulate COVID-19 spread by leveraging newly available demographic, mobility, and health data based on group theory techniques.

Latest Group News

New Position

Pere Masjuan wins Associate Professorship at the Physics Department of UAB

September 15, 2021

Pere Masjuan has won an Associate Professorship at the Physics Department of UAB (Professor Agregat) in a position generated by himself for his outstanding achievements in research, transfer of knowledge, and outreach, starting the first of September.

Publication

New Theory group publication

September 8, 2021

Lensing of gravitational waves as a probe of compact dark matter by Juan Urrutia and Ville Vaskonen has been uploaded to arXiv.

Conference

IFAE at EPS-HEP 2021

July 28, 2021

The European Physical Society conference on high energy physics 2021 (EPS-HEP 2021), one of the most important conferences in HEP of the year, is taking place online this week. Three IFAE groups are participating: