Plenary Speakers

Professor Georg Kresse
Professor Georg Kresse

University of Vienna

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The Random Phase Approximation: A Practical Method Beyond DFT
October 14, 2020
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October 13, 2021

Georg Kresse's main scientific focus lies in the fields of Theoretical Solid State Physics, Surface Sciences and Computational Materials Physics.

Dr. Lindsay Roy
Dr. Lindsay Roy

Savannah River National Laboratory

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From National Security to Energy Security: How Computational Chemistry is Defining Science at SRNL
October 1, 2020

Over 15 years experience in theoretical and computational chemistry, theoretical physics and materials science.

Professor Rutger van Santen
Professor Rutger van Santen

Eindhoven University of Technology

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Modelling Catalyst Deactivation; Multiscale Modeling of Zeolite Catalysis
October 22, 2020

Rutger van Santen is Emeritus Professor and Honorary Institute Professor at Technical University Eindhoven . He is a member Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences and Arts and foreign associate of the United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

Professor Richard Catlow FRS
Professor Richard Catlow FRS

Royal Society

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Interatomic Potentials - Why We Still Need Them and How Can We Improve Them
October 8, 2020

Professor Richard Catlow has worked for over thirty years in the field of computational and experimental studies of complex inorganic materials. He has been a professor at University College London, the University of Keele, the University of Cardiff, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Dr. Kevin J. Gagnon, Ph.D.
Dr. Kevin J. Gagnon, Ph.D.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, Boston MA

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Computational Pharmaceutical Science: Guiding Experiments in a Sea of Variables
October 29, 2020

Dr. Gagnon is a Sr. Scientist in the Engineering and Material Sciences department at Vertex Pharmacetuicals Inc.