International Summer Research Program in Gravitational-Wave Physics:
Research Experiences for Undergraduates around the world

University of Sannio at Benevento
Director: Prof. Innocenzo M. Pinto
Sannio is a young University (est. 1998), with a national rank of excellence in the field of information technology. Benevento is a quiet city, rich in historical heritage, with a high quality of life. The University is located in a pedestrian area at the city center, within a walking distance from the Hostel for foreign students (Foresteria). The Waves Group, led by Professor Pinto, has a long record of activities in the field of Gravitational Waves, dating back to the beginnings of Virgo. As a member within the LIGO-Virgo Partnership and the INFN, the group is actively involved in the design of advanced interferometer optics, and in the field of data analysis. The group includes one full professor, two associate professors, one assistant professor, two post-docs and three PhD students.