News

  • Permanent research positions in Cambridge, MA, USA - Computational design of energy materials

    Bosch Research is looking for computational physicists, chemists and materials scientists and engineers to join the growing materials design team.

  • Looking for the organizing committee of the 2018 MARVEL Junior Retreat!

    Would you like to organize the fourth MARVEL Junior Retreat next summer? Read about the 2017 retreat that took place in Magliaso, Ticino and get a taste of this special event!

  • AiiDA developers meet again in the Swiss Alps to successfully improve the informatics platform

    Sixteen developers contributed to improve the AiiDA informatics platform during the second Coding in the Alps week taking place in Leukerbad on October 16-20, 2017. Let's hear them explain their work in a video.

  • What is computational thinking? Watch Craig Carter’s seminar at EPFL

    On November 10, 2017 Prof. W. Craig Carter from MIT, currently an invited professor at EPFL, gave a MARVEL ACCES Seminar entitled ''What is — and what isn’t — computational thinking? And, why and how should universities include it in curricula?''

  • Equal opportunity actions for young girls and boys at EPFL in 2018

    MARVEL and EPFL Science outreach department announce four initiatives of the equal opportunities actions targeted at young girls and boys and taking place at EPFL in 2018.

  • PhD student positions in physics @ EPFL, Lausanne

    Two PhD student openings are available in Prof. Oleg Yazyev's group at the Institute of Physics, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.

  • Apply for the Psi-k Volker Heine Young Investigator Award!

    Young computational science researchers are invited to put themselves forward for the Psi-k Volker Heine Young Investigator Award 2018.  The deadline for applying is December 1, 2017.

  • Nicola Spaldin receives the 2017 Mid-Career Researcher Award

    The Materials Research Society has chosen Professor Nicola Spaldin, MARVEL group leader and head of the Materials Theory group at ETH Zurich, to receive the Mid-Career Researcher Award for "her new theoretical framework describing multiferroics and service to the materials community".

  • Michele Ceriotti has been awarded the C10 Young Scientist Award 2018

    Michele Ceriotti, MARVEL group leader and head of the laboratory for Computational Science and Modeling at EPFL, has been awarded the C10 Young Scientist Award for 2018 "for his work on the development of novel and original algorithms to extend the scope and accuracy of molecular dynamics simulations, and to rationalize and predict the structure-property relations in complex materials".

  • Andrea Cepellotti has been awarded the APS Metropolis Prize 2018

    Andrea Cepellotti, former MARVEL PhD student in the group of Nicola Marzari, has been awarded the American Physical Society Nicholas Metropolis Award for his outstanding doctoral thesis work in computational physics.

  • Michele Parrinello wins the 2017 Dreyfus Prize

    Michele Parrinello, MARVEL group leader and professor of computational sciences at the Università della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, has been awarded the 2017 Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences. He is honored "for his groundbreaking developments of molecular dynamics simulation methodology and associated landmark studies of chemical, material, and biomolecular systems".

  • 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.