The 57th MIPT Scientific Conference will take place on November 24-29, 2014 and will be dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the birth of one of the founders of MIPT, creator of the “MIPT system” and Nobel Prize winner, Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa.

Pyotr Kapitsa made significant contributions to the development of the physics of magnetic phenomena, cryogenics, quantum physics of condensed matter, electronics and plasma physics.

On November 28, 2014, leading scientists will give presentations at the plenary meeting. These presentations will cover the main areas of MIPT’s activity prior to its 69th birthday. Students will have an opportunity to learn about the contemporary state of “Kapitsa’s” field of science. Former students of the late Kapitsa will also be sharing their experiences of working with him.

From 24-29 November, there will be more than 120 panels at 12 faculties where more than 1000 presentations will be given and evaluated. Approximately 2000 people are expected to take part in the conference. There will be prizes awarded to the authors who give the best presentations and to the winners of the conference research contest.

MIPT Rector and RAS corresponding member, Nikolay N. Kudryavtsev, will be leading the 57th Scientific Conference program committee.

Excursions to Kapitsa’s house museum located on the territory of The Institute for Physical Problems (RAS) will also be organized as part of the conference.