Frontiers 2012
Workshop on Nuclear Astrophysics

October 7 - 8, 2012
National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, MSU
East Lansing, MI


Frontiers 2012 workshop, sponsored by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics (JINA), is the forth in a series of JINA meetings to bring together all JINA participants, collaborators, and other interested researchers to discuss recent and/or planned research in nuclear astrophysics. The workshop will be held at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory, on the Campus of Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI from Oct. 7th-8th, 2012.

The meeting will comprise of two days dedicated to oral presentations and a poster session allowing ample time for discussions. The meeting will end Monday Oct 8th at 5pm. Although a few invited overview talks on topics of current interest will be presented, young researchers are especially encouraged to present their research work. All the presentations will be available at the JINA web site ( after the meeting's conclusion.

Please register using the online registration form. Registration deadline is September 7th. There is a $50 registration fee (to be paid upon arrival at NSCL) but JINA will provide meals and accommodation for workshop participants.

The Frontiers 2012 meeting will be followed by The Nuclear Astrophysics Town Meeting in Detroit ( October 9th-10th. The meeting will start on Tuesday early morning, so those who plan to participate are strongly encouraged to book a room two nights at the Westin Hotel (using link provided on the Town Meeting website). Please note that the Town Meeting registration deadline is August 31st. For Frontiers participants that plan to attend the Town Meeting transportation from the NSCL to Detroit will be offered on Monday (Oct. 8th) evening.

For any questions please contact

Organizing Committee:

Anna Simon (Michigan State University)
Mary Beard (University of Notre Dame)
Zachary Meisel (Michigan State University)
Shumpei Noji (Michigan State University)
Karl Smith (University of Notre Dame)
Claudio Ugalde (University of Chicago)

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                  Updated: October 2012







Sponsored by the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics