NiPS Summer School 2018

Perugia (Italy) - July 17 - 20, 2018



The Noise in Physical System Laboratory is glad to announce the nineth edition of NiPS Summer School devoted to the topics of Energy harvesting, micro energy, non-equilibrium thermodynamics, low power ICT, autonomouse devices, IoT. 

The school is open to graduate students, post-docs, young researchers, and in general to all scientists interested in the physical foundations and practical applications of energy transformations at micro and nanoscales.


This year the school will be organized in two parallel tracks:

Powering the Internet of Things (in collaboration with the E.C. funded project EnaBLES)

Energy aware transprecision computing (in collaboration with the E.C. funded project OPRECOMP)


In the next few days we will publish the lecture program.

Scientific Director: Luca Gammaitoni, NiPS Laboratory, Dipartimento di Fisica e Geologia, Università di Perugia




NiPS Summer School 2018 is held at the Hotel Giò in Perugia, in central Italy.

The Summer school is scheduled to start on July 16th with a welcome cocktail at 18:00. Lectures will start on July 17th at 9:00 and end on July 20th at 18:00. 
Lectures will run on mornings and afternoons from 9:00 to 18:00. On July 18th at 14:30 it is foreseen a touristic guided excursion through the Trasimeno lake and, following, the social dinner in a special location.
Accompanying persons are welcome to the summer school. Touristic attractions and cultural events, including the world reknown Jazz festival "Umbria Jazz" will be running in Perugia during the summer school days.


Please dowload the Booking Form for discounted hotel rates (available soon).
All hotels are within an easy walk from the Summer School venue.
All reservations must be booked through the Booking Form in order to receive these discounted rates.


How to reach Perugia

By Air
The closest airport to Perugia is the San Francesco airport located at 15 min drive. 
Central Italy's closest major airports are in Rome, Pisa, and Florence. These can be easily reached by train, bus or car.
The major international gateway is Rome's Aeroporto Leonardo da Vinci, known as Fiumicino (FCO) (30 km/19 mi southwest of Rome).
Pisa's Aeroporto Galileo Galilei (PSA) (12 km/7 mi south of Pisa and 80 km (50 mi) west of Florence) has flights from London, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris)
Florence's Aeroporto A. Vespucci, known as Peretola (FLR) (10 km/6 mi northwest of Florence), has connections to Brussels, Paris, London, Rome, and Milan.

By train
Arrival at Perugia Fontivegge Railways Station.Information on train schedule are available here: Trenitalia.



coming soon




NiPS Laboratory, Dipartimento di Fisica e Geologia, Università di Perugia

via Pascoli 1 - I-06123 - Perugia (Italy)





Previous editions of NiPS Summer School have seen in seven years the participation of around 300 students and young researchers from all over the world.


Click here for some pictures of NiPS Summer School 2016!


Please visit the following links for information on previous editions, together with the slides of the lectures and photos of the events: