NiPS Summer School, July 7 – 10, 2020

The Noise in Physical System Laboratory is glad to announce the eleventh edition of NiPS Summer School devoted to the topics of Energy harvesting and Computing performances.

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:

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

Supported by E.C. funded project EnaBLES; E.C. funded project OPRECOMP; Wisepower srl


How to apply

1) Please, compile the following registration form

2) You will receive by email a confirmation of admission with instructions for the payment of the registration fee.

3) After the payment your registration is completed and you will receive an invoice.

Please notice that school attendance is limited and the participation will be assessed on a first-come/first-serve basis, subjected to acceptance from the Organizing Committee.

Students can apply for a scholarship. The allocation and amount of scholarships are at the discretion of the organizing committee, according to financial availability.

The registration fee includes: 6 coffee breaks, 4 lunches and  the social dinner. Moreover, a programmed excursion is included.

Early registration (until 15 May 2020): 450 €

Late registration (from 16 May 2020):  600 €



NiPS Summer School 2020 is held at the Hotel Giò in Perugia, Italy.

The Summer school is scheduled to start on July 7th. Lectures will start on July 7th at 9:00.

For a detailed program, please see the specific track of the school you are interested in.

Lectures will run on mornings and afternoons from 9:00 to 18:00. During the School it is foreseen a touristic guided excursion and, following, the social dinner in a special location.
Accompanying persons are welcome to the summer school. Touristic attractions and cultural events, will be running in Perugia during the summer school days and are located at walking distance from the school site.

How to reach Perugia

  • By Air
    The closest airport to Perugia is the San Francesco airport located at 15 min drive. This year a new direct flight from Milano Linate to Perugia San Francesco is available.
    Central Italy’s closest major airports are in RomePisa, 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.

Previous editions of NiPS Summer School have seen in ten years the participation of around 400 students and young researchers from all over the world.