Past events

  • EPFL Open House 2019

    Sep 14, 2019, 10:00 until Sep 15, 2019, 17:00

    To celebrate EPFL's 50th anniversary, there will be a special open house over the weekend of 14–15 September 2019. This family-friendly event will be free of charge and open to anyone with an interest in science – from children on up! MARVEL will be part of the adventure.

  • MARVEL Review and Retreat 2019

    Sep 05, 2019, 9:00 until Sep 06, 2019, 18:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    The sixth MARVEL Review and Retreat will take place on September 5-6, 2019. The event will gather all MARVEL members, group leaders as well as postdocs and students. On Thursday, all projects will be presented for evaluation by the MARVEL Scientific Advisory Board, with a poster session being held during lunch and in the evening. On Friday, the morning will be devoted to the presentation of the Open Science Platform and the HPC platform.

  • CECAM-MARVEL Classics in molecular and materials modelling: Roberto Car and Michele Parrinello

    Jul 25, 2019, from 9:30 until 12:00, BCH 2201, EPFL

    On Jul 25, MARVEL and CECAM are hosting the second lecture in the series "Classics in molecular and materials modeling" at EPFL.

  • THEOS-MARVEL seminar: Jennifer Rupp, MIT

    Jul 18, 2019, from 11:00 until 12:00, Coviz2 (MED 2 1124), EPFL

    In this THEOS-MARVEL seminar, Prof. Jennifer L. M. Rupp (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA) will address "lithionics" to store energy and compute data neuromorphically.

  • EPFL/ETHZ Summer School on Advanced Electronic Structure Methods

    Jul 08, 2019, 8:45 until Jul 10, 2019, 16:15, EPFL

    On July 8-10, 2019, the Summer School on Advanced Electronic Structure Methods in Condensed Matter Physics will take place at EPFL.

  • 2019 Summer camp for high-school students

    Jul 01, 2019, 9:00 until Jul 05, 2019, 18:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    The 1-week camp entitled Des atomes aux ordinateurs, à la découverte de la programmation scientifique  is open to teenagers in 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.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Emily A. Carter

    Jun 17, 2019, from 16:15 until 17:15, EPFL, Room SV1717

    The 18th NCCR MARVEL Distinguished Lecture will be given by Prof. Emily A. Carter, Dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Princeton University on "Quantum Simulations of Sustainable Energy Materials".

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — June 2019

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

    Welcome to the 26th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday June 13, 2019, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Andrea Grisafi (COSMO, EPFL) and Alberto Fabrizio (LCMD, EPFL) will present their research. The seminar is chaired by Kun-Han Lin.

  • AiiDA tutorial — May 2019

    May 21, 2019, 9:00 until May 24, 2019, 13:00, EPFL, Lausanne

    This 3.5-day tutorial is designed to get Master students, PhD students and Postdocs from the field of computational materials science started with writing reproducible workflows. Participants will be introduced to the state of the art in workflow management and high-throughput computations by experts in the field, and gain in-depth hands-on experience using a tool that they can directly apply to their own research.

  • Screening of Good Will Hunting - Third "Soirées CECAM/MARVEL" Movie Night

    May 20, 2019, from 18:30 until 22:00, EPFL, Auditorium BC420

    Join us to watch Good Will Hunting, the story of an unrecognized genius who, as part of an agreement after assaulting a police officer, becomes a client of a therapist and studies advanced mathematics with a renowned professor.  

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — May 2019

    May 09, 2019, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the 25th MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday May 9, 2019, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Leopold Talirz and Aliaksandr Yakutovich (LSMO/THEOS, EPFL) will present updates on MARVEL's Open Science Platform. The seminar is chaired by Edgar Engel.

  • Computer modelling for industrial applications: high-performance computing for formulation science

    May 08, 2019, from 17:30 until 19:00, EPFL

    As first event of the CECAM/MARVEL Mary Ann Mansigh conversation series, Massimo Noro, Business Development Director, Science and Technology at STFC Daresbury, will talk about computer modeling for industrial applications sharing his experience at Unilever and at STFC Daresbury.