TFT 50 years

TFT 50 years

An informal meeting to celebrate 50 years since the beginning of TFT, the Research Institute of Theoretical Physics, will be organised in the afternoon of 1 September 2014 in the lecture hall E204 of Physicum, Kumpula Campus. All those with contacts to TFT are welcome to attend.


13.15 – 14.00 Christofer Cronström, TFT from the beginning to the end of seventies
14.00 – 14.45 Claus Montonen, TFT from the end of seventies to the end, incorporation into HIP in 1996 (chair: Juha Äystö)
14.45 – 15.15 Coffee
15.15 – 17.00 10-minute reminiscences by TFT personalities (chair: K. Kajantie). Stig Stenholm, Matti Vuorio, Tony Green, Eero Byckling, K-A Suominen at least will speak. Anybody with memories and anecdotes can have the floor, time permitting.

c. 17.00- Discussion continues, wine will be served (HIP coffee room A311).

Location of Physicum, see HIP contact information

Organisers and contact

K. Kajantie ( and M. Sainio (