Upcoming NOMAD Events

A full list is available here.

 

Latest News

Jul 4, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

There are a number of NOMAD events in the next few months!

Jun 30, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Alessandro De Vita presented The NOMAD Laboratory and new data-based schemes for QM-accurate molecular dynamics at the TERATEC 2017 meeting in Paris, 28 June 2017.

Jun 29, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

BSC have excellent coverage of the recently launched NOMAD Encyclopedia.

Jun 29, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The Encyclopedia developer team met 26 - 27 June for the fourth time at HUB in Berlin.

Jun 28, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie


NOMAD participated in this year’s Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (Long Night of Sciences, 24 June 2017) in Berlin at two places, at MPG-FHI and HUB. Attracting several hundred visitors, the night was a striking success.

Jun 22, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

We have created two movies to show how CO2 molecules interact with the (100) surface of CaO, a mineral also called quicklime.

Jun 19, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD will be at Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (Long Night of Sciences), 24 June 2017 in Berlin. Join us!

Jun 19, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Rubén Jesús García-Hernández and Dieter Kranzlmüller presented 'Virtual Reality toolset for Material Science: NOMAD VR tools' at the 4th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics SALENTO AVR 2017.

Jun 16, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Big-Data and materials science was the topic of a recent article on the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings blog.

Jun 15, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The NOMAD-supported Interface Morphology Prediction with Robust and Efficient Structure Search (IMPRESS) workshop was held at Aalto University in Finland on 7-9 June 2017, with additional support from CECAM, Psi-K and the Academy of Finland.

Jun 15, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Aldo Glielmo, Peter Sollich and Alessandro De Vita published a novel scheme to accurately predict atomic forces using Gaussian process (GP) regression: “Accurate interatomic force fields via machine learning with covariant kernels” in Phys. Rev. B 95, 214302 (2017)
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Jun 14, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD is hosting a NOMAD Summer (25 - 29 Sept 2017) - it will be a hands-on course in tools for Novel Materials Discovery.

Jun 1, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Interested in learning what the NOMAD Laboratory CoE is all about?

Check out our new video!

May 9, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Shell Technology Center Bangalore, the 3rd technology hub for Royal Dutch Shell after Amsterdam and Houston, was inaugurated on 31st March, 2017. The inauguration saw the presence of distinguished guests from Indian Industry, Academia, Government and senior leadership of Shell coming together.

May 9, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Researchers at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society have published Ab initio Green-Kubo Approach for the Thermal Conductivity of Solids (C. Carbogno, R. Ramprasad and M. Scheffler, Phys. Rev. Lett. 118, 175901).

May 5, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The NOMAD team met in Garching for the first NOMAD Data Workshop for Advanced Graphics (April 2017).

Apr 25, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD hosted a Remote Visualization workshop in collaboration with PRACE, 24 April 2017 in Munich, Germany.

Apr 14, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

We've published our first newsletter!

Apr 12, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Alessandro De Vita (KCL) presented at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, held in San Francisco 02 - 06 Apr, 2017.

Mar 29, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

We've drafted overview slides of the project and a report on the last 15 months, following our successful Industry Meeting in Feb 2017.

Mar 27, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The Interface Morphology Prediction with Robust and Efficient Structure Search (IMPRESS) workshop at Aalto University addresses structure prediction at surfaces and interfaces. Recently, novel machine-learning approaches have started to compete with more traditional, stochastic structure prediction methods, such as basin hoping or simulated annealing.

Mar 20, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

CSC Presented NOMAD at the PRACE event "Spring School on Computational Chemistry 2017", Finland, March 16th, 2017.

Mar 16, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD Coordinator Matthias Scheffler presented an Invited Talk on 'DFT, Its Impact on Condensed Matter and on "Materials-Genome'' Research at the Amercian Physical Society (APS) March meeting.

Mar 13, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD will be well represented at the upcoming DPG meeting in Dresden, 19 - 24 March 2017.

Mar 10, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Development of the NOMAD Encyclopedia is a complex task that requires an interdisciplinary team of people, with expertise in physics, chemistry, materials science, computer science, software engineering, user experience and web design. To effectively develop the Encyclopedia, face-to-face meetings and team-work are crucial. And the work should be enjoyable too!

Mar 8, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD is hosting a Remote Visualization workshop in collaboration with PRACE, 24 April 2017 in München.

If you'd like to join, you can email garcia@lrz.de.

Mar 7, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD was represented at the DPG spring session of the Atomic, Molecule, Quantum Optics and Plasmas (SAMOP) section, held 6 - 10 Mar 2017 in Mainz, Germany.

Feb 23, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Our Advanced Graphics Team have developed a video depicting the interaction of CO2 with a CaO surface.

Feb 22, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The theory department of the Fritz Haber Institute is looking for a computer scientist that will work on improving and extending the infrastructure for parsing and data analytics of the NOMAD Centre of Excellence, which involves 4 supercomputing centers and 7 other leading scientific institutions.

Feb 22, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

C. Draxl's group in HUB has just published Predicting Ground-State Configurations and Electronic Properties of the Thermoelectric Clathrates Ba8AlxSi46–x and Sr8AlxSi46–x in Chemistry of Materials.

Feb 20, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The NOMAD Hackathon was featured in the Feb 2017 edition of the Berlin Big Data Center's newsletter.

Feb 15, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD partner UB (IQTCUB) contributed to the development of the Atomic Simulation environment thanks to Ask Hjorth Larsen, who has been working on NOMAD at UB.

Feb 10, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Two new NOMAD publications are now available!

Feb 10, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

06 - 07 Feb 2017, we held our second Industry meeting in Hamburg at the Centre for Free Electron Laser Science.

Jan 27, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The NOMAD Hackathon, held 18 - 20 Jan 2017 at the Berlin Big Data Centre, was a great success!

Jan 26, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Dr. Rubén J. García-Hernández (LRZ) presented NOMAD at the Division of Computer Science of Luleå Technical University (Sweden), on 19 January 2017 with a talk entitled “Realism, NPR, interaction, virtual reality, serious gaming and applications.”

Jan 12, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie


The NOMAD project in general, and visualization activities in particular, were highlighted at the School of Computer Science and Technology of Tianjin University (China) on 7 December 2016.

Jan 3, 2017
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD together with the Berlin Big Data Center (BBDC) will host an Analytics Hackathon in Berlin, 18 - 20 Jan 2017.

Nov 10, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Draxl (HUB) presented NOMAD in her keynote talk at the CHiMaD 2016 Summit on Data & Analytics for Materials Research, Evanston, USA (31 Oct - 02 Nov 2016).

Nov 8, 2016
Category: Frontpage
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Francesc Illas of the University of Barcelona is giving a talk at the German Cheminformatics Conference in Fulda, Germany today.

 

Nov 1, 2016
Category: Frontpage
Posted by: kylie

Rubén García Hernández from LRZ showcased advanced visualizations from NOMAD at the i4c event in Munich on 29 Oct 2016.

Nov 1, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The industry team's latest interview is now available - see what Dr. Victor Milman of BIOVIA had to say about NOMAD.

Oct 21, 2016
Category: Frontpage
Posted by: kylie

Read more about what we have been up to in the first year of the NOMAD Laboratory CoE!

Oct 20, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Draxl (HUB) gave a plenary lecture at the 8th International conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling in France (9 - 14 October 2016).

Oct 7, 2016
Category: Frontpage
Posted by: kylie

The NOMAD Year 1 Meeting was held in Barcelona 03 - 05 Oct 2016, hosted by the Barcelona Supercomputing Center. 

Oct 4, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Claudia Draxl (HUB) gave an invited talk at the Workshop on Machine Learning Meets Many-Particle Problems, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA in Los Angeles (September 26-30, 2016).

Sep 24, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The School and Workshop were held 11 - 23 Sept 2016 in Benasque, Spain.

Sep 19, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The industry team's latest interview is now available - see what Dr. Michael Krein of Lockheed Martin had to say about NOMAD.

Sep 12, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD Coordinator Matthias Scheffler has been interviewed in the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) Newsletter.

Sep 9, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The industry team's latest interview is now available - see what Julio Bono Pérez of ISFOC had to say about NOMAD.

Sep 9, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

KCL researcher Dr. Martina Stella presented "A common format for materials data" at Theory and Applications of Computational Chemistry (TACC) (28 Aug - 02 Sep 2016).

Aug 31, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Check out our latest Industry Interview with Dr. Pedro Martínez of Iberdrola.

Aug 22, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Our latest interview is with Dr. Ansgar Schäfer of BASF.

Aug 12, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

HoW exciting! 2016 consists of two closely related events, an international workshop and a hands-on tutorial about excitations in solids, held at HU Berlin, Germany, August 3-11, 2016.

 

Aug 12, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

We've been talking to our industry contacts to see what NOMAD can do for them.

Aug 4, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Call for Psi-k Workshop Proposals for 2017 is out!

Jul 31, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Dr. Luca Ghiringhelli of FHI presented 'Machine Learning for Fast Property Predictions' at the FHI-aims Developers’ and Users’ Meeting.

Jul 28, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

New NOMAD publications from Francesc Illas and Stefan Bromley at the Universitat de Barcelona.

Jul 28, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

'Towards a Common Format for Computational Materials Science Data' has been published as "Ψk Scientific Highlight of the Month", n. 131, July 2016.

Jul 27, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

We've set the dates for our second Industry Meeting!

Jul 26, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD Virtual Reality (VR) prototypes were presented in Munich at Zukunft Digital - Big Data (18 Jul 2016) and Virtual Reality Day at the Hochschule Fresenius 2016 (20 Jul 2016).

Jul 5, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Rosendo Valero (Universitat de Barcelona) at the Novel Routes to Inorganic Polymorphs (iPolymorphs) conference in San Sebastian/Donostia, June 2016.

Jun 24, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD researchers participated in the iPolymorphs, Novel Routes to Inorganic Polymorphs Workshop, organized by the Universitat de Barcelona.

Jun 21, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Illas of the Universitat de Barcelona presented at the 15th International Conference on Theoretical Aspects of Catalysis.

Jun 15, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD was presented to general audiences at the Long Night of the Sciences (Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften) in Berlin on 11 June 2016.

May 30, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD was presented at the PPES-IV workshop, held 10 - 15 Apr 2016 in Zermatt.

 

May 15, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Held in Iran, this workshop (02 - 13 May 2016) dealt with the basics and recent advances of electronic-structure theory, especially density-functional theory. The Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, which coordinates NOMAD was one of the sponsors.

 

May 4, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Walter Kohn died April 19, 2016 at the age of 93.

Apr 2, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Dr. Luca Ghiringelli of FHI presented 'Causal models in Big-Data Analytics for Novel Materials Discovery' at the 2016 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, Phoenix, USA in Mar 2016.

Apr 1, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Dr. Luca Ghiringelli of FHI presented 'Learning descriptors from materials science (big) data' as an invited talk at the Institute of Physics at Czech Academy of Science.

Mar 25, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

'Reproducibility in density functional theory calculations of solids' was published in Science 25 Mar 2016 (Vol. 351, Issue 6280, DOI: 10.1126/science.aad3000).

Mar 10, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD PIs met 02 - 03 March 2016 in Berlin, after a successful Industry Workshop 01 - 02 March 2016.

Feb 26, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

In the CECAM Workshop "Towards a Common Format for Computational Materials Science Data" representatives of more than 20 leading material science simulation packages worked together on solving long standing issues.

Feb 26, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Psi-k are hosting a Scientific Get-Together on 08 March 206 in Regensburg.

Feb 24, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Psi-k has published their list of events for 2016 - check it out!

Jan 1, 2016
Category: General
Posted by: admin

First NOMAD Academic Workshop "Towards a Common Format for Computational Materials Science Data"
Lausanne, January 25 to January 27 2016 (first part: discussion and decisions) and January 27 to February 5 2016 (second part: implementation)

Dec 10, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD was presented at the CECAM workshop Big Data of Materials Science -- Critical Next Steps.

Nov 27, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Claudia Draxl from HU Berlin gave a talk 'Big Data in den Materialwissenschaften: Eine Quelle neuen Wissens at the RDA Deutschland. 

Nov 20, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD logo was included in the Barcelona Supercomputing Centre booth at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC15).

Nov 18, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD and other Centres of Excellence funded by the European Commission have been featured in a press release from the European Extreme Data and Computing Initiative (EXDCI).

Nov 15, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

NOMAD was mentioned in a recent Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) newsletter and press release.

Nov 15, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Draxl presented an invited talk 'Insight through Sharing: Data-driven Materials Science' at the workshop in La Plata, Argentina, Nov. 12-14, 2015.

Nov 5, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

A press release was issued 03 Nov 2015 for the project kick-off.

Nov 4, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The NOMAD CoE was featured as the ‘Top Topic’ on the Max Planck Gesellschaft (Max Planck Society) home-page on 2 November 2015.

Nov 4, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

Prof. Matthias Scheffler has been interviewed on the Max Planck Society website. 

Oct 30, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: admin

NOMAD partners met 27 - 28 Oct 2015 at the Max Planck Institute, Berlin to kick-off the project.

Sep 15, 2015
Category: General
Posted by: kylie

The NOMAD Centre of Excellence (CoE) is a European research initiative that combines theoretical physics, computer science and materials science, to deliver better understanding of the fundamental properties of materials.

The project begins on 1 November 2015 and has an expected duration of 36 months, with an EU support of almost 5 million euro.