Past events

  • Research data licensing - Noon Talk at EPFL Library

    Feb 12, 2019, from 12:00 until 13:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    Research data is a precious good. Where is the balance between protecting it and opening it? How can you manage the way it is reused by others? In this Noon Talk, the topic of data licensing will be presented from various points of view.  After a brief introduction on current practices by the Library, three speakers will share their experience and point of view about research data licensing.

  • Love Data Week 2019

    Feb 11, 2019, 9:00 until Feb 15, 2019, 17:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    From February 11th to 15th, the EPFL Library is hosting activities in the context of the Love Data Week 2019. This international event aims to share awareness about research data management among researchers. On this occasion, EPFL Library offers you several activities and events online and the Rolex Learning Center.

  • Open Science Days

    Feb 05, 2019, 9:00 until Feb 06, 2019, 14:00, Harnack House conference venue of the Max Planck Society

    The Open Science Days are periodically organized by the Max Planck Digital Library to touch on various aspects of the global movement towards a more open and transparent approach to science. The program will touch on Open Access, Open Research Data, Linked Open Data, Open Review, Open Source, Citizen Science and Open Education. MARVEL's Giovanni Pizzi will be speaking on "Open Science Platform for Materials Science: AiiDA and the Materials Cloud ." 

  • MARVEL Mini-Series on DFT, wavefunction methods, machine learning and metals

    Jan 24, 2019, 17:00 until Jan 30, 2019, 11:00, EPFL

    On January 24, 25, 28 and 30, MARVEL is holding a mini-series of four seminars covering key topics ranging from machine learning to wavefunction methods, as well as advanced DFT and metals.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — January 2019

    Jan 17, 2019, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 21st MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday January 17, 2019, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Max Veit (EPFL, COSMO) will address 'Machine learning potentials for liquid alkanes' and Predrag Andric (EPFL, LAMMM) will give a presentation entitled 'Intrinsic ductility as a precursor to ductile fracture'. The seminar is chaired by Edgar Engel.

  • Nuovi materiali per ripensare il mondo

    Jan 08, 2019, from 18:00 until 20:00, Aula Pasolini, Palazzo di Toppo Wassermann via Gemona 92, Udine

    Tuesday 8 January 2019 at 18:00, Nicola Marzari, director of MARVEL, will give a public conference in Italian entitled "Novel materials to rethink the world" at the Palazzo di Toppo Wassermann in Udine (IT). This conference is part of the series "Aperture" organized by the Fondazione Friuli of the Università di Udine. 

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — December 2018

    Dec 06, 2018, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, ELA2

    Welcome to the 20th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday December 6, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room ELA2. Patrick Gono (EPFL, CSEA) will give a presentation entitled "Free Energies from Density Functional Theory Calculations" and Quansheng Wu (EPFL, C3MP) will present "First-principle prediction of a Dirac semimetal and its topological phase transition". The seminar is chaired by Daiane Damasceno Borges.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Feliciano Giustino

    Dec 05, 2018, from 16:15 until 17:15, EPFL, Room MXF1

    The 17th NCCR MARVEL Distinguished Lecture will be given by Prof. Feliciano Giustino from the Department of Materials, University of Oxford, on "Electron-phonon physics from first principles".

  • Third AiiDA Coding Week: Coding in the Alps

    Dec 03, 2018, 9:00 until Dec 07, 2018, 17:00

    Follow the team as they start their Third AiiDA coding week in the Swiss Alps. The goal? Getting as close as possible to the next major AiiDA release (1.0). Follow them on Twitter here and see their photo album for updates here.

  • EPFL Scientastic 2018

    Nov 10, 2018, 10:00 until Nov 11, 2018, 17:00

    The 2018 edition of Scientastic, the EPFL Science Festival, being held on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 November, will bring you to the heart of the digital world: MARVEL will be part of the adventure.

  • Artwork Honoring IMX's Female Faculty to Be Unveiled 8 November

    Nov 08, 2018, from 16:30 until 17:30, MX Entrance hall

    An installation sponsored by NCCR MARVEL and EPFL's Institute of Materials will be presented for the first time at 16:30 on Thursday, 8 November in the entry hall of building MX on the EPFL campus. Please join us to celebrate.  

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — November 2018

    Nov 08, 2018, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, ELA2

    Welcome to the 19th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday November 8, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room ELA2. Daniele Ongari (EPFL, LSMO) gives a presentation on 'AiiDA for gas adsorption in nanoporous materials' and Francesco Nattino (EPFL, THEOS) on 'Continuum models of the electrochemical diffuse layer in electronic-structure calculations'. The seminar is chaired by Kun-Han Lin.