THEOS Seminars

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EPFL IMX Seminar Series
CECAM Workshops and Other Activities


Monday November 5th, 4pm, Dr. Ion Errea ( Institut de Minéralogie et de Physique des Milieux Condensés Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris and IKERBASQUE, Basque Foundation for Science, Bilbao )
Anharmonic effects from the self-­‐consistent harmonic approximation: the example of simple cubic calcium Abstract


Wednesday October 31th, 17:15pm, Prof. Nicola Marzari ( THEOS, EPFL )
"Leçon inaugurale:" To see a world in a grain of sand


Wednesday September 26th, 12pm Prof. Marco Bernasconi ( Department of Materials Science, University of Milano-Bicocca )
Atomistic Simulations of Phase Change Materials for Data Storage Abstract


Tuesday August 28th, 15pm, Prof. Franceso Mauri ( Institut de Minéralogie et de Physique des Milieux Condensés Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris )
How to make grapheme superconducting Abstract


Thursday July 26th, 11:00am, Prof. Roman Martoňák ( Department of Experimental Physics, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University, Bratislava )
Simulations of structural phase transitions in crystals by metadynamics Abstract


Friday June 29th, 11:00am, Dr. Stefano Leoni ( Max-Plank-Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids )
A Hell of a Path: Lights and Shadows of the Investigation of Reconstruction Mechanisms in Solids Abstract


Wednesday June 27th, 3pm, Prof. Marco Fornari ( Department of Physics Central Michigan University )
Structuring Intuition: Strategies to Predict Novel Functions Abstract


Tuesday June 12th, 2pm, Prof. Nicola Marzari ( THEOS, EPFL )
Density-functional Theory: time to move on? Abstract


Monday June 11th, 12pm, Dr. Marco Gibertini ( Quantum Transport and Information Group, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa )
Electron-­Hole Puddles in the Absence of Charged Impurities Abstract


Tuesday May 15th, 4pm, Prof. Kieron Burke ( Departments of Physics and of Chemistry, University of California )
Time-dependent density functional theory and the role of cusps


Monday May 14th, 2pm, Prof. Kieron Burke ( Departments of Physics and of Chemistry, University of California )
A new approach to strong correlation


Friday May 11th, 11am, Prof. Philipp Werner ( Department of Physics, University of Fribourg )
Dynamical screening in correlated electron materials Abstract


Thursday Apr 26th, 11am, Prof. Clemence Corminboeuf ( Stephan N. Steinmann Institut des Sciences et Ingénierie Chimiques, EPFL )
Exploring the Limits of Modern Density Functional Approximations for Interaction Energies Abstract


Tuesday Apr 3rd, 2pm, Dr. Gianluigi Rozza ( Modelling and Scientific Computing, EPFL )
Reduced basis methods for parametrized fluid dynamics equations: application to inverse problems in haemodynamics Abstract


Monday Mar 19, 3pm, Prof. Benedetta Mennucci ( Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale, Università di Pisa )
QM/classical approaches to model environment effects in electronic energy transfer processes Abstract


Tuesday Mar 13, 3pm, Prof. Raffaele Resta ( Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita’ di Trieste, and DEMOCRITOS Simulation Center, CNR-­‐IOM )
Axion electrodynamics in condensed matter: Magnetoelectric materials Abstract


Friday Jan 27th, 13:15, Prof. Stephen Blundell (Department of Physics, University of Oxford)
Magnetic engineering with molecular bricks Abstract