Persian Young Physicists’ Tournament, PYPT, is one of the programs which Iran has been involved since 2007 and two selected teams participate in IYPT and AYPT each year to get more experience in physics. Ariaian Young Innovative Minds Institute (AYIMI) as IYPT representative in IRAN (نماینده انحصاری) is the organizer of PYPT and has been succeeded to host IYPT 2011 in I.R.Iran. It is now a good experience for both teachers and students to improve their learning in physics.
Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT) and Ariaian Young Innovative Minds Institute (AYIMI) will host the 24th International Young Physicists’ Tournament (IYPT) from 22 to 31 July, 2011 in Tehran, Iran. The Executive Office of the Tournament at the AUT is the Iranian School of Health Physics, Faculty of Nuclear Engineering and Physics.
The Participation in this great tournament, Physics World Cup, creates a unique opportunity for the top high school students to present their knowledge and to learn more about physics and related topics. Learning basic sciences specifically physics will help to promote our understanding of elements of our universe and human life. The organizers welcome all the team members from the 23 participating countries around the world to Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran; a country of old culture, old civilization and hospitable people. Iran has the greatest pioneering scholars of the world like Avicenna, Khwarizmi, Zakaria Razi, Omar Khayyam, Farabi, Birooni, etc., etc. as well as those who brought their philosophy, knowledge and understanding of the universe in verses of poetry like Molana, hatef Isfahani, etc.
The 24th IYPT, July 22-31, 2011, Tehran- Iran
We are glad to inform that the following countries have done the first step of registration in IYPT 2011 .
Croatia, Nigeria, Kenya, Poland, China, Austria, Slovakia ,Russia, Sweden, Singapore, Belarus, Mexico, Taiwan, Georgia, Bulgaria, Germany, Korea, Brazil , Switzerland, Czech Republic,Thailand,Ukrain, and Pakistan as the visitor.
The 1st visa was issued for Czech Republic team at the end of May.
1st Workshop in 2009
The 1st workshop was organized by Ariaian Young Innovative Minds (AYIMI) with cooperation of Scientific Societies of Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT) in 2009 to introduce different scientific activities such as IYPT and PYPT.
2nd Workshop in 2010
The 2nd workshop was in November 2010 to educate students and teachers how prepare themselves and their teams to attend PYPT and IYPT.
Ariaian Young Innovative Minds Institute (AYIMI) held IYPT 2011 EC meeting in Tehran on November 25-29 .On Nov. 25 they visited one of the Muesums’ palace in north of tehran, Saad Abad Muesume and on Nov 26 in the morning Martin Plesch, Dina Izadi, John Balcombe, Georg Hofferek and Timotheus Hell started the EC Meeting.
They talked about:
1- IYPT 2011 Iran 2. FP7 project for IYPT
3. Finances of IYPT, support for the EC meeting, refund of web page hosting costs 4. IOC members definition in statutes 5. Observer condition for participation of new countries in IYPT 6. IYTP tool kit, further reading material for IYPT, publication policy 7. Jurors in IYPT 8. Update of grading sheets 9. Questionnaire IYPT 2010 and plans for IYPT 2011 10. Visitors and guests at the tournament, policy 11. IYPT archive 12. IYPT journal 13. Web page 14. Any other business
After Tournament all the team members except Singapore, Kenya , Thailand and some members of Chinese’s took part in Isfahan tour on July 29 and 30. Unfortunately the disorganized tour caused IOC members miss two sessions of their meetings . The first and last meeting was on 29th July in Safavi Hotel . It started from 8:30 in the morning and continued until about 14:00. The problems for IYPT 2012 were discussed an Dr. Rudolf Lehn proposed the hosting of IYPT 2012 in Bad Saulgau , Germany.