Quantum theory in physics and beyond

Posted on February 06, 2014

Wednesday 19 February 2014

Sci-Enza Auditorium

University of Pretoria, Main Campus


Chair Prof Johann Engelbrecht

14:00 – 14:30

Opening and welcome

Quantum Chemistry

Prof Jan Boeyens, Centre for the Advancement of Scholarship

14:30 – 15:15

Thackeray’s Biological Species Constant (T = -1.61)

Prof Francis Thackeray, Evolutionary Studies Institute (WITS)

15:15 – 15:30

Tea Break


Chair: Prof Johann Engelbrecht

15:30 – 16:15

We frame problems in terms of solutions we know

how to deliver

Dr Vimal Ichharam, Philosopher of Science

16:15 – 17:00

Stationary electronic-waves and moving charge-carriers within a metal-crystal

Prof Johan Prins, physicist, discoverer of RT superconductivity

RSVP: kindly RSVP to [email protected] on or before 14 February 2014.

  • Refreshments will be served
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  • Persons with physical disabilities are kindly requested to contact the abovementioned person if assistance is required.
  • For more information, please contact Ms Stella Mpisi on 012 420 2653 or [email protected]

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