Current and Future Events

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — March 2018

    March 1 2018 at EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 14th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday March 1, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Marko Mladenovic (EPFL, LCBC) gives a presentation on 'First-principles calculations of halide perovskites' and Nicola Varini (EPFL, SCITAS) on 'Tackling performance engineering in Computational Material Science'. The seminar is facilitated by Kun-Han Lin.

  • Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2018

    March 27 2018 at EPFL, Forum Rolex

    Come and enjoy, laugh and think at the Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2018 on Tuesday March 27 at EPFL, to learn about homosexual necrophilia in the mallard duck, to discover how using a didgeridoo can treat obstructive sleep apnoea and snoring, and to find out when  some people would be physically capable of running across the surface of a pond.

  • MARVEL site visit 2018

    from 10 to April 11 2018 at EPFL

    The third MARVEL site visit will take place at EPFL on April 10-11, 2018. At this occasion, the Review Panel —international board of evaluation of the NCCR MARVEL— will meet the members of the project. 

  • SwissCompanyMaker 2018

    from 17 to April 25 2018 at Schloss Köniz, Bern

    A fast-paced workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs in science and technology! Is my idea worth pursuing commercially? What are my next steps? Register before February 11, 2018.

  • PRACE-MaX Tutorial on high-throughput computations: general methods and applications using AiiDA@Cineca

    from May 30 to June 1 2018 at CINECA, Italy

    This tutorial is organized for 40 students, postdocs and researchers interested in applying high-throughput computations in their research and interested in learning how to use the AiiDA platform. Registration is open until April 16, 2018.

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

    from 25 to June 29 2018 at 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.

  • MARVEL Junior Retreat 2018

    from 17 to July 20 2018 at venue be announced soon

    Please save the date! The organizing committee will communicate more details soon.

  • International Workshop on Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials

    from 10 to September 12 2018 at 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.