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8th International Conference on Unsolved Problems on Noise

Gdańsk University of Technology, Gdańsk, 9-13 July 2018


Keynote Speakers

Sergey Bezrukov
National Institutes of Health (USA)

Unsolved problems of ion channel dynamics

François Danneville
Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology (France)

Open problems in brain-emulating hardware

Pertti Hakonen
Aalto University School of Science (Finland)

Quantum vacuum, noise, and entanglement

Michael Levinshtein
Ioffe Institute (Russia)

Lorentzians vs global warming hysteria

Banquet Speaker

Michael Shlesinger
Office of Naval Research (USA)

Pitfalls and Paradoxes in the History of Probability Theory

Invited Speakers

Bruno Andò
University of Catania (Italy)

Open problems of utilizing noise in energy harvesting systems

Eli Barkai
Bar Ilan University (Israel)

1/f noise on the nanoscale

Wolfgang Belzig
University of Konstanz (Germany)

Noisy quantum measurements: just a nuisance or fundamental physics?

Dante R. Chialvo
CEMSC3 - UNSAM (Argentina)

Life at the edge, complexity and criticality in biological function

Carmine Ciofi
University of Messina (Italy)

Unsolved problems in instrumentation for noise measurements

Mikhail Feigel'man
L.D.Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics; Skoltech, Moscow (Russia)

Non-equilibrium noise in a simple model of ageing in glassy dynamics

Igor Goychuk
University of Potsdam (Germany)

Molecular motors operating in a highly dissipative, noisy and subdiffusive interior of living cells: How a highly efficient operation is possible, lessons from the fluctuation-dissipation theorem.

Grzegorz Jung
Ben-Guriona University of the Negev (Israel)

Macroscopic random telegraph noise

Niels Lörch
University of Basel (Switzerland)

Fluctuations and time-translation symmetry breaking in vibrational Floquet systems

Jerzy Łuczka
University of Silesia (Poland)

On the principle of equipartition of kinetic energy: classical versus quantum

Aneta Stefanovska
Lancaster University (UK)

Noise generated from a small network of time-varying phase oscillators