Prizes and awards
Ursula Röthlisberger elected to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences
Professor Ursula Röthlisberger, project leader in MARVEL, and head of the Laboratory of Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry at EPF, Lausanne, was elected to the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences together with five other new members. This election took place during the Academy annual meeting held in Beijing on June 7 and 8, 2015.
Nicola Spaldin receives the 2015 Körber Prize
Professor Nicola Spaldin, group leader in MARVEL, and professor for Material Theory at ETH Zurich, has been awarded the Körber Prize, one of the most prestigious scientific awards in Europe.
Visualization contest winner
Andrius Merkys, a MARVEL PhD student at EPFL, has won the first prize of the ACCES (Application-Centered Computational Engineering Science) visualization contest, in the image section.
Alessandro Curioni named director of IBM Research, Zurich
On 16 April 2015, Dr. Alessandro Curioni, project leader in MARVEL, has been named vice president and director of the IBM Research Lab in Zurich, Switzerland.