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Solvay Workshop - Nonequilibrium and Nonlinear Phenomena in Statistical Mechanics

Brussels, 11 - 13 July 2016

ULB - Campus Plaine - Solvay Room


Vijay Balasubramanian (U. of Pennsylvania, USA)
Felipe Barra (U. de Chile, Santiago, Chile)
Bernard Derrida (ENS, Paris, France)

Jean-Pierre Eckmann (Geneva U., Switzerland)
Massimiliano Esposito (U. du Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Giovanni Gallavotti (Sapienza U., Rome, Italy)
Theo Geisel (MPI for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen, Germany)

Rosemary Harris (Queen Mary University of London, UK)
Mehran Kardar (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology, USA)
Jürgen Kurths (Potsdam U., Germany)

David Lacoste (ESPCI, Paris, France)

Valerio Lucarini (U. of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany)

Eric Lutz (U. of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
Anna Maciolek (Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany)
Antonio Politi (U. of Aberdeen, UK)

Itamar Procaccia (Weizmann Inst. of Science, Rehovot, Israel)

Linda Reichl (U. of Texas, Austin, USA)

Peter Reimann (U. Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany)

Miguel Rubi (U. de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)      
Maxi San Miguel (U. de les Illes Balears, Spain)

Grégoire Nicolis (ULB, Belgium)
Tanja Schilling  (U. du Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
Lutz Schimansky-Geier (Humboldt-U. zu Berlin, Germany)
Friederike Schmid (JGU, Mainz, Germany)
Udo Seifert (U. Stuttgart, Germany)
Herbert Spohn (Technische U. München, Germany)

Tsvi Tlusty (IAS, Princeton, USA)
Raul Toral (U. de les Illes Balears, Spain)
Carolyne M.  Van Vliet (U. of Miami, USA)
David H.  Wolpert (Santa Fe Institute, USA)
Annette Zippelius (Georg-August-U. Göttingen, Germany)

Scientific & Organising Committee

Jan Danckaert (VUB, Belgium)

Pierre Gaspard (ULB, Belgium)

Joseph Indekeu (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Christian Van den Broeck (UHasselt, Belgium)

Practical information for registrants

Fee and registration

There is no registration fee.
Registrants will have to arrange and pay their own travel, accommodation, and subsistence costs.
Registration will take place on Monday 11 July from 8:45 a.m. in front of the Solvay Room.


The workshop will be held at ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles) - Campus Plaine - Bld de la Plaine - 1050 Brussels
(Building N.O. - 5th Floor - Solvay Room). Click HERE for the map of the Campus.


A banquet will be held on Tuesday 12 July at 7:30 La Maison du Cygne (Grand Place 9, 1000 Brussels).
For those who wish to attend, there will be a 50 Euro banquet fee to be paid cash on the first day of the workshop.

Please send a email to Isabelle Van Geet ( if you wish to attend.

Getting here

Metro line 5 (direction "Hermann Debroux") - Station "Delta". Delta is the metro station on the campus.
Click HERE for the map of the metro.

For more information about public transport in Brussels go to the STIB's website.

If you come by car, please click HERE for directions.


Hotel reservations must be made directly by the registrants.

Please see below links that might help you find accommodation in Brussels:

Hôtel Astrid - Hôtel Atlas - Sleep Well - Bed & Brussels - Visit Brussels -



***For any enquiries, please contact Isabelle Van Geet (