Communication

  • Summer 2017: Materials science and chemistry for young girls and boys

    The EPFL Science Outreach Department has organised this summer two camps on materials science and chemistry with the support of the MARVEL.

  • MaX Prize Call is open! Apply before September 30, 2017

    MaX - Materials at the Exascale — European Centre of Excellence on materials research via HPC and HTC towards the exascale — will award the MAX PRIZE FOR FRONTIER HPC APPLICATIONS IN MATERIALS RESEARCH – 2017 to recognize frontier research, performed anywhere in the world, that is enabled by enabled by Quantum ESPRESSO, SIESTA, Fleur, Yambo, AiiDA, and/or contributes to their advancement.

  • Piz Daint in third position of the TOP500 list of most powerful computers

    The 49th edition of the TOP500 list of the 500 known most powerful commercially available computer systems was released on June 19, 2017. The new number 3 supercomputer, after two Chinese systems, is the upgraded Piz Daint supercomputer installed at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS). It is also catching up the sixth position in the Green500 list ranking the top 500 supercomputers in the world by energy efficiency.

  • Diamants, alu, caoutchouc, ils sont fous ces matériaux in autumn 2017

    MARVEL and EPFL Science outreach department announce a new edition of the science workshop Diamants, alu, caoutchouc, ils sont fous ces matériaux, an initiative of the equal opportunities actions targeted at young girls and taking place at EPFL.

  • Fifteen AiiDA developers meet in the Swiss Alps and successfully improve the informatics platform

    Fifteen developers successfully contributed to improve the AiiDA informatics platform during one coding week taking place in the Swiss Alps in early December 2016. About half of the participants were core AiiDA developers, the other participants were programmers motivated to contribute to AiiDA.

  • Equal opportunity actions for young girls at EPFL in 2017

    MARVEL and EPFL Science outreach department announce two initiatives of the equal opportunities actions targeted at young girls and taking place at EPFL.

  • 7th MaNEP winter school on Quantum Materials at the Nanoscale

    The 2017 MaNEP Winter School will take place in Saas Fee from January 8 to 13 2017. It combines introductory courses with more specialized lectures in the field of correlated quantum matter.

  • MARVEL was present at the 4th ASESMA school

    The 4th African School on "Electronic Structure Methods and Applications", ASESMA-2016, took place at Accra, Ghana, from June 13 to 24, 2016.

  • 3 negotiation workshops for women in science

    The NCCRs MARVEL, QSIT - Quantum Science and Technology, Digital Fabrication, Synapsy, Kidney - control of homeostasis, MUST, RNA & Disease, SwissMAP, Bio-Inspired Materials, PlanetS, and the SCCER-FURIES are pleased to announce three negotiation workshops with Nancy Houfek for women in science. These workshops entitled "strong women/strategic performance: achieving success in meetings & negotiations" combine theater, negotiation and leadership techniques and are unique opportunities.