IBM Research Forschungspreis 2017 awarded to master student in Jürg Hutter's group
Corina Keller, a student in Jürg Hutter's group at the University of Zurich, is awarded the IBM Research Forschungspreis for her MSc Thesis entitled “Simulation of Dynamic Atomic Force Microscopy Images". She will receive the prize from the president of the University next week during the Dies Academicus.
Almost famous, a woman behind the codes - watch the recorded film
Watch the videos made during this event! On November 15, 2017, CECAM and NCCR MARVEL invited a truly outstanding representative of the first generation of coders, Mary Ann Mansigh Karlsen, to share her recollections of those pioneering efforts.
Former MARVEL postdoc Giulia Palermo nominated Assistant Professor at University of California Riverside
Giulia Palermo is a computational biophysicist with expertise in molecular simulations. She was an early post-doctoral scientist in the NCCR MARVEL affiliated group of Prof. Ursula Röthlisberger at EPFL from 2014 until 2016, where she earned expertise in ab-initio molecular dynamics (MD) methods and in their application to biological systems.
Join users and developers’ meetings to improve AiiDA functionalities!
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The ACCES visualization contest rewarded digital projects presented in images
Representing digital data visually was the challenge of the 2017 ACCES visualization contest, whose award ceremony took place on February 26, 2018. The projects of this second edition, on the theme of computational thinking, were exhibited at EPFL until 21 March and are still visible on the ACCES website.
Alexey Soluyanov awarded SNSF professorship
Congratulations to Alexey Soluyanov, MARVEL researcher at ETH Zurich! He was awarded a SNSF professor position at the University of Zurich, with his project entitled "Topological Phases: From New Fermions to Materials and Devices".
Launch of the EMMC-CSA open forum
The European Materials Modelling Council Coordination and Support Action (EMMC-CSA) working group for Professional Software Deployment is excited to launch a new open forum Stack Exchange site dedicated to Software for Materials Modelling, for the European modelling community and International colleagues.
Flexibility Grants: The SNSF support for researchers with families
Simpler, more generously funded and open to more researchers: Flexibility Grants replace 120% Support Grants as of 1st January 2018.
HPC MaX Prize 2017 awarded to Nicolas Mounet and colleagues!
Congratulations to NCCR MARVEL's Nicolas Mounet and his colleagues on their HPC Max Prize 2017 for their research on “Novel two-dimensional materials from high-throughput computational exfoliation of experimentally known compounds” using the AiiDA code!
Mathematics workshops Maths en jeu for girls and boys at EPFL
Registrations for the 2018-2019 edition of the mathematics workshops Maths en jeu open on 1st Feb 2018. These workshops are taking place at EPFL and target girls and boys 8 to 15 years old. They are part of the equal opportunities actions of the EPFL Science outreach department supported by MARVEL.
Workshops programme REGARD 2018 for female researchers
The REGARD programme offers workshops for young female academics and for women professors of the universities of French-speaking Switzerland. The programme for 2018 is now available.
Clemence Corminboeuf receives the 2018 Early-Career Award in Theoretical Chemistry
The PHYS awards committee of the ACS Physical Chemistry Division has selected Professor Clemence Corminboeuf, MARVEL group leader and head of the Laboratory for Computational Molecular Design at EPFL, to receive the 2018 Early-Career Award in Theoretical Chemistry for her development of novel methods and conceptual tools and their implementation and application to organic systems.