We are pleased to announce the second NewCompstar school, following the 2014 edition held in Barcelona. The format will consist of five courses on more basic and general topics, a few seminars on more specific topics and some practical exercise sessions. Few time slots will be dedicated to student poster presentations.



Topic / Lecturers list:

Equation of State Modeling
  • Hadronic matter and EoS - Constanca Providencia (Coimbra University, Portugal)
  • EoS signatures from Heavy Ion reactions - Maria Colonna (LNS, Catania, Italy)
  • Links between the nuclear matter empirical parameters, exotic nuclei, and neutron stars - Jerome Margueron (IPN, Lyon, France)
  • Quark matter and EoS - Armen Sedrakian (Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
  • On the conversion of Neutron Stars into Quark Stars - Giuseppe Pagliara (Università degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy)

Macroscopic and Microscopic dynamics
  • Relativistic hydrodynamics - Filippo Galeazzi (Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
  • Transport phenomena and reaction rates - Laura Tolos (ICE, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Crustal heating in accreting neutron stars - Pawel Haensel (Copernicus Astronomical Center, Warsaw, Poland)

Dense matter and Nucleosynthesis
  • Nucleosynthesis in neutron star mergers - Andreas Bauswein (Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • Nucleosynthesis in CCSN - Gabriel Martínez-Pinedo (GSI, Darmstadt, Germany)

Neutron Star Cooling and Superfluidity
  • Superconductivity and superfluidity in compact stars - Nicolas Chamel (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)

Exercise session
  • Numerical session on the EoS - Matthias Hempel (University of Basel, Switzerland))

Outreach session
  • The birth and death of massive stars - Francesca Gulminelli (LPC Caen, France)


The school venue is the Law Faculty of the University of Bucharest situated in the charming and quiet Cotroceni district of central Bucharest.

Accommodation is available in the Academica Guest House of the University of Bucharest situated 50 m far from the lecture hall. The prices are 80 lei/person/night in double occupancy rooms and 100 lei/person/night in single occupancy rooms. Lunches and dinners (except conference dinner) will be offered from Monday to Friday in the university restaurant for 40 lei/meal.

The number of participants is limited to 60. The school welcomes participation of PhD students and young post-docs all over the world. There will be no conference fee. According to the European Cooperation in Science and Technology policy, travel and accommodation expenses of all eligible European participants will be partially covered by the NewCompstar action.

Registration deadline is July 15th. Participants are encouraged to register as early as possible. Students are requested to provide a CV and two recommendation letters. Participation and Poster acceptances will be notified by the end of July.

Co-organised by IFIN-HH (Bucharest), University of Bucharest and NewCompstar.

Organizing Committee: Adriana Raduta (IFIN-HH), Francesca Gulminelli (LPC-Caen), Virgil Baran (University of Bucharest), Laurentiu Serban (IFIN-HH).
Starts 21 Sep 2015 08:00
Ends 25 Sep 2015 18:00
Europe/Bucharest