5th Superconductivity Summer School

Oxford UK,
11 - 13 July 2018

5th Superconductivity Summer School at Oxford University

Organised by the IOP Superconductivity Group    

5th Superconductivity Summer School
Wolfson College, Oxford
11-13 July 2018


This three-day summer school on superconductivity will deliver a brief introduction to superconducting materials and applications. The school is aimed primarily at postgraduate students but is also open to undergraduates, academics, engineers, consultants and other practitioners.

Topics include:
     • Fundamentals of superconductivity
     • Materials
     • Small and large applications
     • Modelling
     • Measurements
     • Visit to Oxford Instruments

Target audience:

The school is aimed primarily at postgraduate students but is also open to undergraduates, academics, engineers,

consultants and other practitioners

Invited speakers 
     • Professor David Larbalestier, Florida State University, USA
     • Dr Joe Minervini, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

      • Dr Luca Bottura, CERN, Switzerland
     • Dr Martin Wilson, Consultant, Oxford, UK
     • Dr Susannah Speller, Oxford University, UK
     • Dr Simon Clarke, Oxford University, UK
     • Dr M'hamed Lakrimi, Siemens Magnet Technology, UK
     • Professor Yuri Pashkin, Lancaster University, UK
     • Dr Mark Ainslie, Cambridge University, UK
     • Professor Damian Hampshire, Durham University, UK
     • Professor Chris Grovenor, Oxford University, UK
     • Professor Stephen Blundell, Oxford University, UK
     • Dr John Durrell, Cambridge University, UK
     • Dr Ziad Melhem, Oxford Instruments, UK
     • Amalia Coldea, Oxford University, UK
     • Chris Riley, Cobham Technical Services, UK

     . Dr Alessandro Casaburi, University of Glasgow, UK

Key dates

Early registration deadline:

13 June 2018

Registration deadline:

2 July 2018

Please see website  for more information.


Organising committee:

• Dr Ziad Melhem (conference chair)

Oxford Instruments, Oxford, UK

• Professor Yuri Pashkin

Lancaster University, UK

• Dr Mark Ainslie

University of Cambridge, UK

• Professor Susannah Speller

University of Oxford, UK

Dr Ziad Melhem
Alliances Manager

Oxford Instruments NanoScience
Tubney Woods, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5QX, UK

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 393222

Mob: +44(0)7771843705
Fax: +44 (0) 1865 393333
Email: ziad.melhem@oxinst.com