Past events

  • MARVEL Review and Retreat 2018

    Sep 12, 2018, from 12:45 until 18:30, SwissTech Convention Center, EPFL

    The fifth MARVEL Review and Retreat, gathering all MARVEL members, will take place just after the International Workshop on Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials (COMDI 2018), on Wed. September 12, 2018 afternoon. For registering, please see the instructions below.

  • Hot-Topic MRS webinar on Machine Learning, AI, and Data-Driven Materials Development and Design

    Sep 12, 2018, from 12:00 until 13:30, online (ET)

    This webinar is a precursor of Symposium GI01, Machine Learning, AI, and Data-Driven Materials Development and Design, to be held during the 2018 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit in Boston.

  • International Workshop on Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials

    Sep 10, 2018, 9:00 until Sep 12, 2018, 12:40, EPFL

    Visit the COMDI 2018 website! The International Workshop on Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials, open to the international community active in the field of MARVEL, will take place on September 10-12, 2018 at the SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne. Registration is extended until 20 June 2018.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Sally Price

    Sep 06, 2018, from 16:15 until 17:15, EPFL, Room MXF1

    Thursday September 6, 2018, 16:15 pm, EPFL, Room MXF1, Prof. Sally Price (University College London, UK), Can we predict how pharmaceuticals will crystallize?

  • Two MARVEL sessions at the 2018 SPS Annual Meeting!

    Aug 28, 2018, 10:00 until Aug 31, 2018, 19:00, EPFL

    The next annual SPS meeting is organized in collaboration with the Swiss Institute of Particle Physics (CHIPP) and the NCCR MARVEL (Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials). The program will consist of the approved mix of plenary talks, topical sessions and poster exhibition. Abstract submission is EXTENDED until Sunday May 13, 2018.

  • MARVEL Junior Retreat 2018

    Jul 17, 2018, 12:00 until Jul 20, 2018, 12:00, Hotel Alpenblick in Fieschertal (VS)

    The fourth MARVEL Junior Retreat is organized from July 17 to 20, 2018, @  Hotel Alpenblick in Fieschertal. Registration is still open through the dedicated website.

  • Workshop — Writing a good paper

    Jul 05, 2018, from 13:30 until 17:30, EPFL, room CM 1 104

    This workshop, facilitated by Dr Gareth Tribello who is Lecturer in Atomistic Simulation at Queen's University Belfast, is open to NCCR MARVEL PhD students and postdocs, and to their colleagues in research groups associated to MARVEL. There are 30 seats, available on a first come first serve basis. Registration closes on Friday June 29, 2018.

  • The PASC18 Conference

    Jul 02, 2018, 14:00 until Jul 04, 2018, 14:00, Congress Center, Basel

    The Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing (PASC) Conference is an interdisciplinary conference in high performance computing organized by the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) that brings together domain science, applied mathematics and computer science - where computer science is focused on enabling the realization of scientific computation. PASC18, the fifth annual PASC Conference, is co-sponsored by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the PASC structuring project. It is held from July 2 to 4, 2018 at the Congress Center Basel in Basel, Switzerland.

  • CECAM/Psi-k School - Path Integral Quantum Mechanics: From the Basics to the Latest Developments

    Jun 25, 2018, 9:00 until Jun 29, 2018, 17:00, CECAM HQ in Lausanne, Switzerland

    As with all CECAM events, there are no conference fees, but it is essential that students apply soon, as only a limited number of seats can be offered. Due to generous funding from CECAM, Psi-k, and MARVEL, organizers will be able to provide partial funding to cover travel or accommodation to some participants. Review of applications for funding will begin on March 2nd, 2018 and will continue until all funding has been allocated.

  • 2018 High-school students summer camp

    Jun 25, 2018, 9:00 until Jul 06, 2018, 13:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    The 2-week camp entitled "From atoms to computers — Discovering scientific programming"  is open to teenagers aged 16 to 19 years old, corresponding to the last two years of high-school, with no high-level in maths or physics prerequisite and no prior programming knowledge required. Half of the seats are reserved for young women.

  • Education Seminar — Scott Auerbach

    Jun 21, 2018, from 16:00 until 17:15, EPFL, room MED 2 1124 (CoViz2)

    Thursday June 21, 2018, 16:00 pm, EPFL, Room MED 2 1124 (CoViz2), Scott Auerbach, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, UMass Amherst, USA. Interdisciplinary Learning via Real World Problems: The Agonies and Ecstasies of the UMass iCons Program

  • Computational Chemistry meets Artificial Intelligence

    Jun 13, 2018, 8:30 until Jun 15, 2018, 16:30, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

    The main goal of the Computational Chemistry meets Artificial Intelligence (CC2AI) conference is to bring together research groups from biomolecular simulations and ab-initio computations with those from machine learning and evolutionary/stochastic optimisation to further encourage the development of these fields.