THEOS Seminars

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EPFL IMX Seminar Series
CECAM Workshops and Other Activities


Wednesday September 18th, 4pm, Prof. Stefano Curtarolo (Center for Materials Genomics, Physics and Electrical Engineering, Duke University)
The mysteries of iron-carbon at the nano-scale and the high-throughput highway to computational materials design Abstract


Monday May 27th, 2pm, Dr. Mikael Rechtsman (Physics Department and Solid State Institute, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa)
Photonic topological insulators Abstract


Friday May 24th, 5pm, Prof. Luca Dal Negro (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Photonics Center and Division of Materials Science and Engineering, Boston University, Brookline, USA)
The Many-Body Problem of Electromagnetic Waves in Complex Photonic Media Abstract


Tuesday May 21st, 12pm, Prof. Mike Gillan (London Centre for Nanotechnology and Thomas Young Centre, University College London)
The ab initio energetics of water clusters, ice and the bulk liquid: DFT meets quantum Monte Carlo Abstract


Tuesday May 14th, 4pm, Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer (International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste)
Observations on optimizing scientific computing applications,or What to do if there is no bigger hammer? Abstract


Monday April 22th, 4pm, Dr. Paolo Umari (Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Padua and CNR-IOM Democritos, Trieste)
Energy-level alignment in organic dye-sensitized tiO2 from GW calculations Abstract


Friday April 19th, 4pm, Prof. Holger Frauenrath (Institute of Materials, EPFL)
Relation of Structure and Charge Transport in 'Single-Stack' Organic Nanowires Abstract


Monday March 25th, 13.15, Prof. Stefano Baroni (Condensed Matter Sector, SISSA)
Ab initio Colors Abstract


Monday Feb 18th, 10am, Dr. O. Anatole von Lilienfeld (Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, Argonne National Laboratory -- as of July 2013: Chemistry Department, University of Basel)
The Quantum Machine: Supervised learning of Schrödinger's equation in chemical compound space Abstract