Events

  • Conference The Cosmic Feast of the Elements
    • Sponsors: INAOE, UNAM, IRyA
    • Participation: Member of the Scientific Advisors
    • Place: Puebla, México
    • Date: 23-27 October 2017
  • Panel discussion on “Gender Equality in Science and Technology”
    • Participation: Organizer with Manuel Bautista (WMU) and Sylvaine Turck-Chièze (DAP/IRFU/CEA)
    • Place: The Ladies Library, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
    • Date: 2 August 2017
  • Workshop on Astrophysical Opacities
    • Sponsor: Western Michigan University
    • Participation: Member of the Scientific Organizing Committee and Local Organizing Committee
    • Place: Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, USA
    • Date: 1-8 August 2017
  • NebulAtom-3: A workshop for Latin American astronomers on emission-line objects in the Universe
    • Sponsors: UFSC, CAPES, CNPq, IIP
    • Participation: Member of the Organizing Committee and lecturer jointly with Grazyna Stasinska (Obs. de Paris), Natalia Vale Asari (UFSC), and Christophe Morisset (UNAM)
    • Place: Posada La Bonita, Baia Formosa, RN, Brasil
    • Date: 7-20 May 2017
  • School on Spectroscopy in Astrophysics and Laboratory Plasmas
    • Sponsor: ICTP-SAIFR, FAPESP, UNESP, IFT, IAG-USP
    • Participation: lecturer and member of the Organizing Committee with Beatriz Barbuy (USP)
    • Place: IFT-UNESP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    • Date: 8-9 July 2016
  • NebulAtom-2: A spring school for Latin American astronomers on emission-line objects in the Universe
    • Sponsors: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
    • Participation: Member of the Organizing Committee and lecturer jointly with Grazyna Stasinska (Obs. de Paris) and Christophe Morisset (UNAM)
    • Place: Hotel Villas El Morro, Zihuatanejo, Edo. Guerrero, México
    • Date: 12-25 April 2015
  • Humboldtfest
    • Activities: Exhibition of photographs and paintings “Humboldt, el Ávila y tú”, scientific talks
    • Participation: Organizer
    • Place: Asociación Cultural Humboldt, Caracas
    • Date: January-February 2015
  • Virtual postgraduate course: Introduction to Particle Physics
    • Sponsor: CEVALE2VE
    • Participation: Member of Organizing Committee and IVIC Coordinator
    • Place: IVIC, UCV, USB
    • Date: September 2014 – February 2015
  • VIII Congreso Nacional de Física 2014
    • Sponsor: IVIC
    • Participation: Member of the Scientific Committee and editor of the proceedings
    • Place: Hotel Venetur Morrocoy, Falcón State, Venezuela.
    • Date: 1-5 December 2014
  • International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and their Applications (ICAMDATA-2014)
    • Participation: Member of the International Program Committee
    • Place: Jena, Germany
    • Date: 21-25 September 2014
  • NebulAtom: A capacity development workshop for Latin American astronomers on emission-line objects in the Universe
    • Sponsors: VAMDC, Corporación Parque Tecnológico de Mérida, IVIC, Observatorio de Paris, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Western Michigan University
    • Participation: Member of the Organizing Committee and lecturer jointly with Grazyna Stasinska (Obs. de Paris), Christophe Morisset (UNAM) and José Manuel Ramírez (IVIC)
    • Place: Hacienda El Portete, Choroní, Aragua State, Venezuela
    • Date: 03-16 March 2013
  • Mural “El Barril de Higgs” by Venezuelan sculptor Rolando Peña
    • Participation: Co-producer and scientific consultant
    • Place: LXII Convención Anual de AsoVAC, Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Date: 18 November 2012
  • LXII Convención Anual de AsoVAC
    • Sponsors: AsoVAC/FundaVAC
    • Participation: Member of the Organizing Committee
    • Place: Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Date: 18-23 November 2012
  • Workshop on grid computing for atomic data producers
    • Sponsors: VAMDC, Observatoire de Paris, France Grilles, giSela, CeCalCULA, IVIC
    • Participation: Organizer with Pierre Le Sidaner (Observatoire de Paris) and Marie-Lise Dubernet (VAMDC)
    • Place: Observatoire de Paris, Paris, France.
    • Date: 15 December 2010
  • Workshop on uncertainties in atomic data and how they propagate in chemical abundances
    • Sponsor: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, España
    • Participation: Member of the Scientific Organizing Committee
    • Place: Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain
    • Date: 25-27 October 2010
  • International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and their Applications (ICAMDATA-2010)
    • Sponsors: Vilnius University, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Research Council of Lithuania, Institute of Physics Publishing, Intel, VU Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy
    • Participation: Member of the International Program Committee
    • Place: Palace of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, Vilnius, Lithuania
    • Date: 21-24 September 2010
  • III Conferencia Latinoamericana de Computación de Alto Rendimiento (CLCAR 2010)
    • Sponsors: Bull, HP, Microsoft, Intel, SGI
    • Participation: Member of the Program Committee
    • Place: Hotel Serra Azul, Gramado, RS, Brazil
    • Date: 25-28 August 2010
  • II Conferencia Latinoamericana de Computación de Alto Rendimiento
    • Sponsors: Universidad de Los Andes (Venezuela), Universidad Católica de Colombia (Colombia), Universidad Industrial de Santander (Colombia), LIG (France), Grid’500 (France), ISGTW, Fundación Empresas Polar (Venezuela)
    • Participation: Member of the Program Committee and Organizing Committee (Venezuela)
    • Place: Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Los Andes, Mérida, Venezuela
    • Date: 21-25 September 2009
  • II Congreso de Fisicoquímica Teórica y Computacional
    • Sponsors: Universidad Central de Venezuela, IVIC, Universidad Simón Bolívar, PDVSA
    • Organizing Committee: Fernando Ruette (IVIC), Claudio Mendoza (IVIC), Aníbal Sierralta (IVIC), Rafel Añez (IVIC), Morella Sánchez (IVIC), Mary Salazar (USB), Lorenzo Echevarría (USB), Héctor Franco (UCV), Emilio Squitieri (UCV), María L. Serrano (UCV), Humberto Soscún (CNTQ), Olga Castellano (Intevep, PDVSA)
    • Place: Hacienda El Portete, Choroní
    • Date: 02-04 December 2008
  • XII Reunión Regional Latinoamericana de la UAI
    • Sponsor: International Astronomical Union
    • Organizing Committee: Gladis Magris (CIDA), Kathy Vivas (CIDA), Eloy Sira (CIDA), Carlos Abad (CIDA),Patricia Rosenzweig (ULA), Orlando Naranjo (ULA), Claudio Mendoza (IVIC), Jeanette Stock (LUZ)
    • Place: Isle of Margarita, Nueva Esparta State, Venezuela
    • Date: 22-26 October 2007
  • Conferencia Latinoamericana de Computación de Alto Rendimiento
    • Sponsors: Universidad Simón Bolívar (Venezuela), Instituto Colombiano de Crédito Educativo y Estudios en el Exterior (Colombia), Sistemas y Computadores S.A. (Colombia), Hewllet-Packard (Colombia), Microsoft (Colombia), Nexus-Apple (Colombia)
    • Participation: Member of the Academic and Evaluating Committee and Member of the Organizing Committee (Venezuela)
    • Place: Santa Marta, Colombia
    • 13-18 August 2007
  • Host-Parasite Interactions and Vector Biology: a Basic Course
    • Sponsors: American Society for Microbiology (USA), IVIC, Simón Bolívar Fellowship, CeCalCULA, PanAmerican Health Organization, IDEA, UCV
    • Organizing Committee: Ananías Escalante (ASU, USA), Alexis Mendoza-León (IBE/UCV), Claudio Mendoza (IVIC), Hilda A. Pérez (IVIC), José Luis Ramírez (IDEA/USB), Steven G. Reed (Corixa Corp./IDRI, USA), Félix J. Tapia (IB/UCV), Julio A. Urbina (IVIC)
    • Place: IVIC
    • Date: 4-15 September 2006
  • International Conference on Nanoscience
    • Sponsors: Agencia Española de Cooperacion Internacional (España), UAM (España), Fundación Polar, FONACIT, Interdisciplinary Network of Emerging Science & Technologies (USA)
    • Organizing Committee: Antonio Correia (Phantoms Foundation, Espaa), Juan José Saenz (UAM, España), Natalia León (Phantoms Foundation, España), Claudio Mendoza (IVIC), Fernando Ruette (IVIC), Vladimiro Mujica (UCV), Carlos González (NIST, USA), Manuel Márquez (Interdisciplinary Network of Emerging Science & Technologies, USA)
    • Place: Hacienda El Portete, Choroní, Venezuela
    • Date: 7-11 May 2006
  • Simposio de e-Ciencia
    • Organizer: Claudio Mendoza
    • Place: LV Convención Anual de AsoVAC, Facultad de Ciencias, UCV, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Date: 25 November 2005
  • 12 Horas: Maratón Einstein
    • Organizer: Claudio Mendoza
    • Place: LV Convención Anual de AsoVAC, Facultad de Ciencias, UCV, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Date: 24 November 2005
  • LV Convención de AsoVAC
    • Sponsors: AsoVAC
    • Place: Facultad de Ciencias, UCV, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Date: 20-25 November 2005
  • Energía Oscura: Tributo a Albert Einstein” (art exhibition)
    • Sponsors: Movistar, Intenso Offset, Grupo Fusión Creativa Plus Escuela de Letras UCAB
    • Organizers: Rolando Peña y Claudio Mendoza
    • Place: Centro Cultural Corp Group
    • Date: April – May 2005
  • Theatre production of the play “Copenhagen” by Grupo Actoral 80 under Héctor Manrique
    • Participation: academic advisor
    • Place: Ateneo de Caracas and Centro Cultural BOD, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Date: seasons 2005-2006
  • International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and their Applications (ICAMDATA-2004)
    • Participation: International Organizing Committee
    • Place: Toki, Gifu, Japan
    • Date: 5-8 October 2004
  • IV Congreso de la Sociedad Venezolana de Física
    • Sponsors: Sociedad Venezolana de Física
    • Organizing Committee: Anwar Hasmy (IVIC), Hender López (IVIC), Ney Luiggi (UDO), Carlos Durante (LUZ), Luis Emilo Guerrero (USB), Pío Arias (UCV), Carolina Bessega (UCV) Patricia Rosenzweig (ULA), Claudio Mendoza (IVIC), Jesús González (ULA), Arnaldo Donoso (IVIC), Ernesto Medina (IVIC) y Pablo Martín (USB)
    • Place: Universidad de Oriente, Núcleo Nueva Esparta, Margarita, Venezuela
    • Date: 24-28 November 2003
  • Astrophysical and Laboratory Applications of the Iron Project and Opacity Project
    • Sponsors: NASA
    • Organizers: Claudio Mendoza (NASA-GSFC), Sultana Nahar (OSU) y Anil Pradhan (OSU)
    • Place: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland, USA
    • Date: 22-24 February 2002
  • El Modelo Estándar de la Materia: Tributo al Siglo XX” (art exhibition)
    • Sponsors: IVIC (part of IVIC’s 40th anniversary celebrations), Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Ímber, CONICIT, Fundación Banco Mercantil, Telcel
    • Organizers: Rolando Peña y Claudio Mendoza
    • Place: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Ímber
    • Date: 6 July – 15 September 1999
  • I Escuela Vacacional de Física
    • Sponsors: IVIC, Universidad de Carabobo
    • Organizers: Claudio Mendoza (IVIC), Edixson Castro (UC), Ricardo Paredes (IVIC)
    • Place: Centro de Física, IVIC
    • Date: 3-28 May 1999
  • Entremeses con la Ciencia (fortnightly cycle of scientific talks)
    • Sponsors: IVIC (part of IVIC’s 40th anniversary celebrations), Museo de Ciencias, CONICIT, Fundación Polar
    • Organizers Pía Córdoba (MS), Edgar Polanco (MS), Claudio Mendoza (IVIC), Anwar Hasmy (IVIC)
    • Place: Museo de Ciencias
    • Date: 10 February – 12 December 1999
  • International Conference on Atomic and Molecular Data and their Applications (ICAMDATA-1997)
    • International Advisory Board: P.G. Burke, R.W. Crompton, J.-L. Delcroix, G. Dunn, F. Gianturco, R. Hulse, J-M. Li, I. Martinson, C. Mendoza, E. Salzborn, M.J. Seaton, I. Sobelman, K. Takayanagi
    • Place: NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA
    • Date: 10-13 September 1997
  • Taller de Nuevas Técnicas y Herramientas Computacionales para la Ciencia
    • Sponsors: Universidad de Los Andes, IVIC, CONICIT, IBM de Venezuela, DATAVIZ/SGI
    • Organizers: Luis Núñez (ULA), Claudio Mendoza (IVIC)
    • Place: CeCalCULA, ULA, Mérida
    • Date: 10-13 December 1996
  • Workshop on Astrophysical Opacities
    • Sponsors: IBM de Venezuela, CONICIT, Fundación Polar
    • Organizers: B. Gustafsson (Uppsala), C.A. Iglesias (LLNL), U.G. Jorgensen (Niels Bohr), A.E. Lynas-Gray (Oxford), C. Mendoza (IBM), D. Mihalas (Illinois), F.J. Rogers (LLNL), M.J. Seaton (UCL), A.C. Weiss (Muenchen)
    • Place: Centro Científico IBM, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Date: 15-19 July 1991
  • Taller de Cálculo Numérico
    • Sponsors: Coordinación de Postgrado, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Central de Venezuela and IBM de Venezuela
    • Organizers: Rafael Martín (UCV), Reinaldo García (UCV), Rafael Angulo (INTEVEP) and Claudio Mendoza (IBM)
    • Place: Universidad Central de Venezuela and IBM de Venezuela, Caracas
    • Date: April – August 1987
  • IV Simposio Latinoamericano de Física de Superficies
    • Sponsor: Universidad Central de Venezuela
    • Organizers: G.R. Castro (UCV), L. Cortina (UCV), I. Escalona (UCV), H. Isern (UCV), M. Martín (UCV), C. Mendoza (IBM), I. Pettersson (UCV), C. Rojas (UCV) and F. Ruette (IVIC)
    • Place: Universidad Central de Venezuela
    • Date: 14-18 July 1986
  • Primer Simposio de la Fotografía
    • Sponsors: Unidad de Medios Audiovisuales (USB), CONAC, FUNDARTE, IABN, MACC, Delegación del Quebec, Kodak and IBM de Venezuela
    • Organizers: María Teresa Boulton, Fernando Carrizales (USB) and Claudio Mendoza (IBM)
    • Place: Universidad Simón Bolívar
    • Date: 12-19 February 1986
  • Course on “MANTEPLAN: una herramienta para planificación del mantenimiento de las unidades de generación de potencia”
    • Sponsors: Universidad Simón Bolívar and Centro Científico IBM de Venezuela
    • Organizers: Edgardo Broner (USB) and Claudio Mendoza (IBM)
    • Place: Centro Científico IBM, Caracas
    • Date: 9 December 1985
  • Conference on “La programación: estado actual y perspectivas (part of II Jornadas Científicas de la Universidad Simón Bolívar)”
    • Sponsors: Universidad Simón Bolívar, IBM de Venezuela and the French Embassy
    • Organizers: Jorge Vidart (USB), María Antonia Mozota (USB), Mary Cisneros (USB), Juan Manuel Pereira (USB) and Claudio Mendoza (IBM)
    • Place: Universidad Simón Bolívar
    • Date: 15-19 July 1985
  • Course on “Uso del computador para la planificación de los sistemas públicos urbanos de emergencia”
    • Sponsor: Universidad Simón Bolívar and Centro Científico IBM de Venezuela
    • Organizers: Pedro Cruz (USB) and Claudio Mendoza (IBM)
    • Place: IIDEA and Centro Científico IBM, Caracas, Venezuela
    • Date: 23-25 January 1985
  • Program of colloquia of the IBM Venezuelan Scientific Center
    • IBM Venezuelan Scientific Center, Caracas, Venezuela