Past events

  • MARVEL site visit 2017

    from 25 to April 26 2017 at EPFL

    The third MARVEL site visit will take place at EPFL on April 25-26, 2017.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — April 2017

    April 6 2017 at EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the sixth MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday April 6, 2017, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Vamshi Mohan Katukuri (EPFL, C3MP) gives a presentation on 'Material realization of Kitaev model on honeycomb lattice' and Quang Van Nguyen (EPFL, LIONS) on 'Quantum properties prediction from optimization point of view'. The seminar is facilitated by Fernando Gargiulo.

  • Fix the leaky pipeline!

    March 30 2017 at SERI, Einsteinstr. 2, 3005 Berne

    Information event about the "Fix the leaky pipeline!" program on Thursday 30 March 2017, 9:45-16:00 at SERI – State Secretariat for Education, Research & Innovation – Einsteinstr. 2, 3005 Berne.

  • Ig Nobel Award Tour Show 2017

    March 21 2017 at EPFL, Forum Rolex

    On Tuesday March 21, EPFL will welcome for the second time the Ig Nobel Award Tour Show, with Marc Abrahams and a line-up of Ig Nobel Prize winners, with the support of the NCCR MARVEL.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — March 2017

    March 9 2017 at EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the fifth MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday March 9, 2017, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Assil Bouzid (EPFL, CSEA) gives a presentation on 'Redox levels through constant Fermi-level ab initio molecular dynamics' and Nicolas Hörmann (EPFL, THEOS) on 'Grand-canonical first-principles simulations of electrochemical interface'. The seminar is facilitated by Ariadni Boziki .

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Markus Reiher

    March 8 2017 at EPFL, MXF1

    Wednesday March 8, 2017, 4:15 pm, EPFL MXF-1,  Prof. Markus Reiher (ETH Zurich), Interactive and Automated Exploration of Reaction Mechanisms

  • MARVEL-MaX meeting and advanced AiiDA tutorial - March 2017

    from 6 to March 7 2017 at EPFL

    This meeting with both MARVEL and MaX members aims to encourage collaborations and to discuss about integration of workflows, plugins and curated data within AiiDA and Materials cloud. Furthermore, during the event an advanced AiiDA tutorial for experienced AiiDA users will be held. The event will be recorded and videos uploaded to the MaterialsCloud YouTube channel.

  • MARVEL School on Variationally Enhanced Sampling

    from 14 to February 17 2017 at Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano

    This MARVEL school will cover the use of variationally enhanced sampling for obtaining free energies and kinetic rates both from classical and ab initio molecular dynamics. Other methods such as metadynamics will also be covered. Focus will be made on the use of these methods for applications related to materials science. The school will include hands-on tutorials using PLUMED 2 with various molecular dynamics codes. 

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — February 2017

    February 9 2017 at EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the fourth MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday February 9, 2017, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Paramvir Ahlawat (EPFL, LCBC) gives a presentation on 'Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of nucleation and crystal growth of lead halide perovskites' and Giovanni Pizzi (EPFL, THEOS) on 'Automating materials discovery using AiiDA: provenance concepts and some use cases'. The seminar is facilitated by Quang Van Nguyen .

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — January 2017

    January 19 2017 at EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the third MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday January 19, 2017, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Jianfeng Huang (EPFL, LNCE) gave a presentation on 'Morphological Evolution of Cu Nanocrystals During Electrochemical CO2 Reduction'. The seminar was facilitated by Francesco Ambrosio.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Laura Gagliardi

    December 20 2016 at EPFL, MXF1

    Tuesday December 20, 2016, 5:15 pm, EPFL MXF-1,  Prof. Laura Gagliardi (University of Minnesota, USA), Homogenous and heterogeneous catalysis:  two challenges for modern quantum chemistry

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — December 2016

    December 15 2016 at EPFL, MED 2 1522

    Welcome to the second MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday December 15, 2016, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 2 1522. Zhendong Guo (EPFL, CSEA) gave a presentation on 'Band Alignment at semiconductor-water interfaces' and Sandip De (EPFL, COSMO) on 'Analysing and Rationalising Molecular and Materials Databases Using Machine-Learning'. The seminar was facilitated by Michele Pizzochero.