Past events

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — November 2017

    Nov 09, 2017, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the tenth MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday November 9, 2017, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Bingqing Cheng (EPFL, COSMO) gives a presentation on 'Bridging the gap between atomistic and macroscopic models of homogeneous nucleation' and Jose A. Flores-Livas (University of Basel) on 'Computational screening of useful hole-electron dopants in SnO2'. The seminar is facilitated by Francesco Ambrosio.

  • MARVEL Junior Seminar — October 2017

    Oct 12, 2017, from 12:15 until 13:30, EPFL, MED 0 1418

    Welcome to the ninth MARVEL Junior Seminar on Thursday October 12, 2017, 12:15 pm, EPFL, room MED 0 1418. Nicholas John Browning (EPFL, LCBC) gives a presentation on Genetic Optimization of Training Sets for Improved Machine Learning Models of Molecular Properties and Bing Huang (University of Basel) on The “DNA” of chemistry: Scalable quantum machine learning with “amons”. The seminar is facilitated by Francesco Ambrosio.

  • Privileged lunch with Suzi LeVine

    Oct 06, 2017, from 13:15 until 14:15, EPFL, PAC88

    A privileged lunch with Suzi LeVine, the former United States' ambassador to Switzerland and Liechtenstein under President Barack Obama, is organised for the female PhD students and postdocs on Friday 6 October 13:15-14:15. 

  • CCMX-MARVEL Materials Day 2017

    Oct 05, 2017, from 9:45 until 17:00, Empa, Dübendorf

    Current challenges in materials science: modeling or experimental approach? What can be expected from quantum mechanics modeling to accelerate R&D in industry?

  • Informal lunch with Prof. Mary O’Kane

    Sep 25, 2017, from 12:30 until 14:00, EPFL, PAC88

    Female PhD students, postdocs and professors are invited to an informal lunch with Prof. Mary O'Kane, the Erna Hamburger Prize Laureate 2017, who has accepted to give a presentation of her research and career Monday 25 September 12:30-14:00 at EPFL. In the evening of the same day at 18:00, the WISH foundation will hold the prestigious Erna Hamburger Prize and Conference.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Chris G. Van de Walle

    Sep 21, 2017, from 16:15 until 17:15, EPFL, room SG 0211

    Thursday September 21, 2017, 16:15 pm, EPFL, Room SG 0211, Prof. Chris G. Van De Walle (University of California, Santa Barbara), Using the right criteria for design and discovery

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Yang Shao-Horn

    Sep 11, 2017, from 16:15 until 17:15, EPFL, room MXF1

    Monday September 11, 2017, 16:15 pm, EPFL, Room MXF1,  Prof. Yang Shao-Horn (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), The Future of Electrochemistry

  • MARVEL Review and Retreat 2017

    Sep 07, 2017, 8:00 until Sep 08, 2017, 18:00, EPFL

    The fourth MARVEL Review and Retreat, gathering all MARVEL members, will take place on September 7-8, 2017.

  • MARVEL is present at the ETHZ Industry Day 2017

    Aug 29, 2017, from 12:00 until 18:00, ETH Zurich Campus Hönggerberg

    The NCCR-MARVEL will attend the exhibition of the ETHZ Industry Day 2017 from 12.00 until 18.00. An opportunity for companies to have an insight on our activities in materials design and discovery. Come and visit us !

  • 53rd Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry 2017

    Aug 21, 2017, 10:00 until Aug 25, 2017, 18:00, the Bernoullianum of the University of Basel

    The Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry (STC) is an annual meeting gathering scientists from all areas of Theoretical Chemistry in which a specific topical focus is featured each year. This year's theme is ''Big Data in Chemistry: From Molecular Structure to Condensed Phase Dynamics''.

  • MARVEL topical sessions at the SPS-ÖPG meeting

    Aug 21, 2017, 9:00 until Aug 25, 2017, 17:00, CERN, then Centre International de Conférences de Genève (CICG) in Geneva

    MARVEL organizes topical sessions on “Correlated-Electron Physics in Transition-Metal Oxides” and on “Emergent phenomena in novel low-dimensional materials” at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Swiss and Austrian Physical Societies (SPS-ÖPG 2017), to be held in Geneva on August 21-25, 2017.

  • MARVEL Distinguished Lecture — Steven G. Louie

    Jul 21, 2017, from 11:15 until 12:15, EPFL, MXF1

    Friday July 21, 2017, 11:15 am, EPFL, Room MXF1, Prof.  Steven G. Louie (University of California at Berkeley), The Fascinating Quantum World of Two-dimensional Materials: Interaction and Topological Effects