Current and Future Events

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

    May 30, 2018, 9:00 until Jun 01, 2018, 17:00, 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.

  • 2018 Workshop on Fortran Modernization for Scientific Applications (ForMoSA18)

    Jun 06, 2018, 9:00 until Jun 08, 2018, 15:00, University of Zurich

    The three days workshop is aimed at programmers, active in the development of a scientific application written in Fortran, who want to write modern code or modernize existing codes. It consists of lectures, invited speakers presentations, and practical hands-on sessions. The workshop is free of charge, registration is required before the end of April 2018.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — June 2018

    Jun 07, 2018, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 17th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday June 7, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Daniel Gosalbez Martinez (EPFL, C3MP) gives a presentation on 'Topological characterization of metals' and Felix Musil (EPFL, COSMO) on 'Machine Learning for molecular materials: stability, properties and experimental observables'. The seminar is facilitated by Francesco Maresca.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 deadline: May 15, 2018 trough the dedicated website

  • 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.

  • 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 now open.  The deadline for submitting abstracts is 30 April 2018

  • MARVEL Review and Retreat 2018

    Sep 12, 2018, from 13:00 until 18:00, 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.

  • CCMX – NCCR MARVEL Materials Science Day 2018

    Oct 04, 2018, from 9:40 until 17:00, Welle 7, Bern

    Make sure to network with colleagues from the materials science scene in Switzerland! The NCCR MARVEL and CCMX are co-organizing their second Materials Science day, featuring both experimental and modelling approaches to current challenges in materials science.