Machine Learning in Physics Vienna Doctoral School in Physics-ESI Winter School 2020


February 10 - Feburary 20, 2020, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna

Preliminary program

Vienna Doctoral School in Physics (VDSP) is inviting Master and PhD students of physics, chemistry and materials science as well as early postdocs from all over the world to join for keynote talks by leading experts in the field which will be complemented by hands-on class activities.

The Winter School will provide young scientists with a better understanding of fundamental concepts and practical applications of machine learning as well as skills to develop and apply this technique to concrete research tasks.

The registration for interactive sessions is now closed. However, you are allowed to attend the lectures in the following dates:

Mon, 10.02.2020 – Thu, 13.02.2020

Mon, 17.02.2020 – Thu, 20.02.2020

Lectures are held from 9.00 until 12.30.

In addition, you can participate in a case study day on Friday, 14.02.2020.

More information from the VDSP website.


List of invited speakers:

  • Philipp Grohs (University of Vienna, AT)
  • Marylou Gabrié (New York University, USA)
  • Jörg Behler (Göttingen, DE)
  • Michele Ceriotti (EPFL, CH)
  • Torsten Möller (University of Vienna, AT)
  • Lucia Santamaria (Amazon, DE)
  • Peter Wirnsberger (DeepMind, UK)
  • Stefan Thurner (MedUni Vienna & CSH Vienna, AT)
  • Cameron Buckner (University of Houston, US)
  • Patrick Blies (EnliteAI)
  • Jason Hölscher-Obermaier (ondewo)
  • Valentin Stauber (
  • Paul Tiwald (Mostly AI)
  • Florian Marquardt (MPI Erlangen, DE)
  • Hans Briegel (U Innsbruck, AT)
  • Wolfgang Waltenberger (HEPHY, AT)
  • Gregor Kasieczka (Hamburg University, DE)