Speaker: Prof. Harvinder Kaur Jassal, IISER Mohali
Place: Seminar Room, Department of Physics, Panjab University
Date & Time: March 31, 2018, 10:00 am

Abstract: Stephen Hawking’s name needs no introduction. His contribution to our understanding of universe is well known not just to scientists but also to people at large. This talk was about some of his seminal contributions to our present day understanding of singularities in gravitational collapse as well as black holes and information loss.

Brief CV of the Speaker: Prof. Harvinder Kaur Jassal did her PhD from University of Delhi, and after postdoctoral stints in IUCAA and HRI, she joined IISER Mohali as a faculty member in March 2011. Her area of specialization is General Relativity and Cosmology. At present she is interested in theoretical and observational aspects of dark energy.