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Sep 2017: Dr. Davide Campi and Dr. Iurii Timrov won two of the best poster prizes at the annual MARVEL Review and Retreat, held on Sep 7 at the Swisstech Convention Centre. Davide's poster was on high-throughput screening of novel 2D materials for electronic, optoelectronic and energy applications and Iurii's poster on Hubbard interactions from density-functional perturbation theory. See below a picture of Iurii receiving the prize from the Acting Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, Prof. Risto Nieminen (Aalto University).


Sep 2017: Michele Simoncelli won the second best poster prize at the Paris International School on Advanced Computational Materials Science, presenting a poster on Thermal transport in layered and 2D materials within the relaxon picture.


Aug 2017: Dr. Marco Gibertini has been awarded an Ambizione Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation. This competitive and prestigious funding scheme is meant to promote young researchers who wish to conduct, manage and lead an independent project at a Swiss higher education institution. Marco will start this new experience in November at the University of Geneva, where he will join the group of Prof. Morpurgo.


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