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News and Events
Workshops coming up
Materials Studio Workshops (Week of Aug 5th, 2013) :
Workshop II: Density Functional Theory modeling using Materials Studio (Aug 6/13)
Workshop III: Infrared and Raman modeling with Materials Studio (Aug 7/13)
Workshop IV: Modeling of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy profiles (Aug 8/13)
Workshop V: Materials Studio for Classical Mechanics based modeling (Aug 9/13)
Wien2K Workshop (Week of Aug 12th)
Materials Studio Workshops (1st Series):
Workshop I: Introduction to Materials Studio (Nov 8/12)
Workshop II: Density Functional Theory modeling using Materials Studio (Nov 15/12)
Workshop III: Infrared and Raman modeling with Materials Studio (Dec 6/12)
Workshop IV: Modeling of Scanning Tunneling Microscopy profiles (Jan 10/13)
Workshop V: Materials Studio for Classical Mechanics based modeling (Jan 17/13)
The first workshop will be a prerequisite for any of the subsequent workshops in this series.
The second workshop is a prerequisite to take workshops IV and V.
Density Functional Theory:Quantum Espresso and VASP Workshops (2ndSeries):
Workshop I: Density Functional Theory and its plane-wave implementation (Jan 31/13)
Workshop II: Solution of the Kohn-Sham equations: the self-consistent cycle (Feb 7/13)
Workshop III: Energy Bands and Density of States (Feb 14/13)
Workshop IV: Geometry Optimization (Feb 21/13)
Workshop V: Molecular Dynamics (Feb 28/13)
The workshops in this series are highly inter-dependent.
You can register at these links for each series:
For the 1st Series please register at: https://msc.doodle.com/hacubsnri39cfmtb
For the 2nd Series please register at: https://msc.doodle.com/qdgndtsnz39ttqse
The workshops are provided at no cost but sitting is limited to 15.
For more information click here.
For questions regarding the registration process please contact Donna Lucas.
For all the other questions you may have related to the workshops please contact Lazaro Calderin.
Recent Past News and Events
Quantum Espresso 2012 Workshop
Coming up .. On June/2012 .. a workshop on the Quantum Espresso suite given by developers of the codes themselves!
Minicourse on Density Functional Theory: VASP and Quantum Espresso (March-April 2012)
A Density Functional Theory review and hands-on training on the VASP and Quantum Espresso codes.
June 28 - July 1, 2011
The Pennsylvania State University
316 Hammond Building
State College, Pennsylvania
Organized by:Materials Simulation Center