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Manfred Schweda Memorial Meeting

December 2, 2017


Manfred Schweda (7.11.1939 – 10.04.2017) was an exceptional researcher and teacher of theoretical physics at TU Wien. He transmitted his enthusiasm and love for the subject to his collaborators and numerous students. The meeting shall be a tribute of his friends and colleagues to commemorate his impact as researcher, teacher and human being.

The meeting will take place one day after the 13th Vienna Central European Seminar.


  • Anton Rebhan email: rebhana at tuwien dot ac dot at at  (TU Wien)
  • Daniel Grumiller email: grumill at hep dot itp dot tuwien dot ac dot at  (TU Wien)
  • Karl Landsteiner email: karl.landsteiner at uam dot es  (IFT Madrid)

Participants: (from outside TUW)

Andreas Bichl (Amundi Austria GmbH, Austria)
Daniel Blaschke (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)
Alexander Boresch (AWST, Austria)
Andreas Brandhuber (Queen Mary College London, UK)
Peter Gaigg (HTL Mödling, Austria)
François Gieres (Université de Lyon, France)
Harald Grosse (Universität Wien, Austria)
Manfred Herbst (KPMG, Austria)
Stefan Hohenegger (Université de Lyon, France)
Johanna Knapp (Universität Wien, Austria)
Otmar Moritsch (Technisches Museum Wien, Austria)
Olivier Piguet (Universidad Federal de Viçosa, Brazil)
Volkmar Putz (Pädagogische Hochschule Wien)
Harold Steinacker (Universität Wien, Austria)
Gunter Wirthumer (Thales Group)
Michael Wohlgenannt (Universität Wien, Austria)
Raimar Wulkenhaar (Universtät Münster, Germany)


(for slides click on the title of the talk)

Opening addresses
9:00h PIGUET 43 Years of Friendship and Collaboration
9:30h BLASCHKE Non-commutative geometry and its applications in physics
10:00h BRANDHUBER Uncovering Hidden Structures in QFT with Manfred
11:00h GROSSE Interactions with Manfred on “Noncommutative QFT models”
11:30h WULKENHAAR From QFT on noncommutative spaces studied with Manfred to integrable
QFT models
12:00h GIERES Wandering in the fields with Manfred






December 2, 2017


TUtheSky, Getreidemarkt 9, Vienna, Austria
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