The Materials Design User Group Meeting represents a unique opportunity to interact with colleagues and developers, present results, learn about developments in MedeA, and see the latest developments in computational material science and engineering.
The Plenary Sessions and Training Sessions will be open to all guests in 2021. Sessions cover a broad range of research and modeling areas that will educate and inspire.
Professor Georg Kresse, The University of Vienna, Austria
Professor Sir Richard Catlow FRS, The Royal Society, University College London, England
Professor Michele Parrinello, Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy
Professor Chris Van de Walle, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
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Learn about our Plenary Speakers.
October 7, 2021
Catalytic Processes for Sustainable Chemical and Fuels
Sir Richard Catlow FRS
October 7, 2021 -- 10:00 AM EDT / 7:00 AM PDT / 15:00 BST / 16:00 CEST / 19:30 IST
Achieving sustainability is possibly the greatest global challenge of the 21st Century; and developments in catalytic science will be crucial in meeting this challenge.
October 14, 2021
Materials for Quantum Computing: An Interview with Prof. Chris Van de Walle
October 14, 2021 -- 11:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM PDT / 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 20:30 IST
As a leading expert in this field, Prof. Van de Walle will provide answers to key questions concerning the actual status of this technology, the current materials, the obstacles and challenges, and the perspectives for the discovery and optimization of novel materials.
October 20, 2021
Post-DFT Accuracy for Finite Temperature Properties Using Incremental Machine Learning
Professor Georg Kresse
October 20, 2021 -- 11:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM PDT / 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 20:30 IST
Accurate predictions of phase transition temperatures have always been a dream of materials physicists.
October 26, 2021
MedeA VASP and Battery Applications
October 26, 2021 -- 11:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM PDT / 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 20:30 IST
In this training René Windiks will show how you can apply MedeA VASP in combination with MedeA Building tools to calculate voltage profiles of electrode materials and to assess the electrical conductivity at electrode/electrolyte interfaces.
October 28, 2021
Machine Learning and Molecular Dynamics
Professor Michele Parrinello
October 28, 2021 -- 11:00 AM EDT / 8:00 AM PDT / 16:00 BST / 17:00 CEST / 20:30 IST
Atomistic simulations based on an atomistic description of matter have become a most important scientific tool of contemporary material science investigations. Yet much remains to be done to extend the scope of these simulations.