Past events

  • 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.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — October 2018

    Oct 04, 2018, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 18th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday October 4, 2018, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Benjamin Meyer (EPFL, LCMD) gives a presentation on 'Revealing the interplay between covalent and non-covalent interactions in organic molecular crystals under pressure with DORI' and Binglun Yin (EPFL, LAMMM) on 'First-principles-based prediction of yield strength in the RhIrNiPdPtCu high entropy alloy'. The seminar is chaired by Davide Campi.

  • 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. 

  • Workshop - Artificial intelligence applied to chemistry and materials science

    Sep 28, 2018, from 9:00 until 17:00, Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris-Est, Thiais, France

    This workshop aims to bring together French and European actors on the theme of artificial intelligence (AI) applied to chemistry and materials science. With both general and specific presentations, this meeting will be an opportunity to define the state of the art about applications of AI in fields like solid-state chemistry.