Gergely Zimányi (University of California, Davis) is the next invited speaker of the Wigner Colloquia. The title of his lecture is: A Condensed Matter Physicist’s Journey at the Interfaces of Renewable Energy, Law and Medicine".
The Wigner Research Centre for Physics celebrated the 121st anniversary of the birth of E.P. Wigner, the 60th anniversary of his Nobel Prize and the 10th anniversary of the foundation of our Research Centre with a scientific conference. The three-day conference was held at the Ensana Thermál Hotel on Margaret Island from 18 to 20 September with more than 200 participants.
Netta Engelhardt, professor at MIT is the 2023 recipient of the Gribov Medal from the EPS-HEPP “for her groundbreaking contributions to the understanding of quantum information in gravity and black hole physics.”
Imre Bakonyi, professor emeritus of the Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics, Partially Ordered Systems Research Group, has been awarded the Officer's Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit.

Péter Ván, the scientific advisor of the Wigner Research Centre for Physics, won the prize for the best speaker in theoretical statistical physics at the SigmaPhi 2023 conference, which took place between July 10-14 in Greece. The conference, held every three years, is the second largest international event in statistical physics, and is usually attended by 4-500 people worldwide.