Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture Series

Celebration of Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam - Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture Series

The Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering initiated the Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture Series, on January 29, 2015. Since then, a series of lectures, geared towards a non-specialist audience, is organized every year to a pay tribute to the legacy of one of Pakistan’s most distinguished scientists, exhibiting our School’s unwavering commitment to highlighting and celebrating the advancing frontiers of scientific knowledge. Here is a compilation of the lectures held so far:

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Sixth Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Good of Science

Speaker: Prof. Robert Stoner (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Date: Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Time: 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Venue: 10-201 (SSE Building)

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Fifth Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

The Peculiar Story of Chirality

This story of our understanding of fermion chirality

Speaker: Prof. David Kaplan (University of Washington)

Date: Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Time: 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Venue: 10-201 (SSE Building)

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Fourth Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

The Time of Your Life (and other times).

Speaker: Prof. Rober L. Jaffe (Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA)

Date: January 30, 2018

Time: 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Venue: 10-201 (SSE Building)

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Third Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Abdus Salam at Imperial College

Reminiscences by a former graduate student of the life and times of Abdus Salam at Imperial College London.

Speaker: Prof. Michael Duff (Imperial College, London)

Date: Thursday, February 02, 2017

Time: 5-6 pm

Venue: 10-201, SBASSE Complex, LUMS

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Second Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Symmetries: From Abdus Salam’s Universe to Quantum Information Technologies

Discussion by Prof. Barry Sanders on Salam’s contributions to Physics as well as to science in developing countries.

Speaker: Dr. Barry Sanders (University of Calgary, Canada)

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016

Time: 5 pm

Venue: B-3, Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS.

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First Abdus Salam Memorial Lecture

Cosmic Inflation, the Higgs Boson and the Future of Fundamental Physics

Inaugural session of Abdus Salam Memorial lecture series at Syed Babar Ali School of Science and Engineering (SBASSE), LUMS.

Speaker: Dr. Fernando Quevedo (ICTP, Italy)

Date: Thursday, January 29, 2015

Time: 5 pm

Venue: B-3, Suleman Dawood School of Business, LUMS.