The aim of the school is to provide advanced undergraduate and master level students with an overview of exciting recent developments in machine learning, not normally included in the regular curriculum.

Lectures are given by internationally recognised experts on a variety of topics, ranging from neural networks to unsupervised machine learning. Through collaborative problem solving sessions and discussion groups, students will interact with lecturers and organisers.

The school poster can be downloaded from here.

PALMS 2024 will also include sessions on “Opportunities in Academia”, such as applying for PhD programs, postdoctoral jobs, etc.

Confirmed lecturers include:

Carol Cuesta-Lazaro (MIT, USA)

Harold Erbin (CEA/IPHT, Saclay, France)

Nicole Hartman (Technical University of Munich, Germany)

Marwa Mahmoud (University of Glasgow, UK)

The school will also include some additional talks:

  • Careers and opportunities
  • CVs, cover letters, emails etc.

The target audience for the school is undergraduate and Master students at universities in Palestine studying a relevant science subject. Preference will be given to students enrolled in Physics or Computer Science programs. Registration is now closed. Interested students should apply by 24th June 14th June.

Scientists For Palestine Schools Organising Committee:

  • Prof. Anne-Christine Davis, University of Cambridge
  • Dr. Casey Harwood, University of Iowa
  • Dr. Anindita Maiti, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
  • Sameh Othman, J├╝lich Research Centre
  • Dr. Donna Rodgers-Lee, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
  • Dr. Deema Totah, University of Iowa
  • Dr. Thomas Van Riet, KU Leuven

If you have any questions and would like to get in touch, please email us at samih-sa-om at live.com or deema-totah at uiowa.edu.