Seminar Schedule

Second Semester, 2016/2017

Most seminars take place at noon in room 206 of the Wolfson Mechanical Engineering building; on those occasions, pizza is served before the seminar.

  • Gabi Kotliar (Rutgers University)
    TBA
    Tuesday, June 13th, TBA, TBA

  • Rubén Pérez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
    TBA
    Tuesday, June 6th, TBA, TBA

  • Sharon Glotzer (University of Michigan)
    TBA
    Tuesday, May 23rd, TBA, TBA

  • Alexander Shick (Czech Academy of Sciences)
    Electronic and Magnetic Character of Rare-Earth Adatoms on Graphene and Platinum Surface
    Tuesday, April 4th, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

Previous Semesters: First Semester, 2016/2017

  • Emanuel Gull (University of Michigan)
    Numerical experiment on the Hubbard model
    Thursday, March 2nd, 12:30, Electrical Engineering Classes Building 011

  • Johannes Neugebauer (Universität Münster)
    Against the Self-Interaction Error with Subsystem DFT
    Tuesday, February 14th, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Erio Tosatti (SISSA and ICTP)
    Physics of Nanofriction from Simulation and Theory
    Tuesday, January 17th, 12:30, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Hardy Gross (Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics)
    Potential energy surfaces and the molecular Berry phase beyond the Born-Oppenheimer approximation: A fresh look at non-adiabatic dynamics
    Monday, December 5th, 12:15, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Erdal Oğuz (TAU)
    Hyperuniformity of Quasicrystals and Substitution Tilings
    Sunday, September 25, 12:15, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Pierre Ronceray (Université Paris-Sud)
    Suppression of Crystalline Order by Competing Liquid Structures
    Sunday, September 25, 11:15, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

Previous Semesters: Second Semester, 2015/2016

  • Thorsten Hansen (Chemistry, University of Copenhagen)
    Theoretical Modeling of Coherent Multi-Dimensional Spectroscopy
    Tuesday, February 23rd, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Joan Adler (Physics, Technion)
    Visualization of the electronic density of a nanotube
    Sunday, March 6th, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Ido Regev (BGU)
    Reversibility and Criticality in Amorphous Solids
    Sunday, March 20th, 11:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • David Fuks (Materials, BGU)
    Controlling the type of conductivity and figure of merit in narrow band gap semiconductors for thermoelectric applications: Density Functional theory study
    Sunday, April 3rd, 11:00, Engineering Classes Building 011

  • Cesar A. Rodriguez-Rosario (Computational Materials Science, U Bremen)
    Thermodynamics of Quantum Coherences in Transport
    Sunday, April 17th, 11:00, Engineering Classes Building 011

  • Dennis Rapaport (Physics, BIU)
    Teraflops and beyond: GPU-based MD exploration of emergent phenomena in soft-matter systems
    Sunday, May 8th, 11:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Ilya Grinberg (Chemistry, BIU)
    Relationships between chemical bonding and physical properties of ferroelectric oxide solid solutions from first-principles and atomistic simulations
    Sunday, May 15nd, 11:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

Previous Semesters: First Semester, 2015/2016

  • Dan Mordehai (Mechanical Engineering, Technion)
    Geometry-Dependent Mechanical Properties of Crystalline Nanoparticles
    Sunday, October 25th, 13:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Paddy Royall (Chemistry, University of Bristol)
    Is dynamical arrest a thermodynamic transition? Evidence, counter-evidence and challenges
    Sunday, November 8th, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Thorsten Hansen (Chemistry, University of Copenhagen)
    Quantum Dynamics on the Keldysh Contour
    Tuesday, November 10th, 16:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Eial Teomy (Mechanical Engineering, Tel Aviv University)
    Relation between structure and dynamics in kinetically-constrained models
    Sunday, November 22th, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Asaf Farhi (Physics, Tel Aviv)
    Calculation of molecular free energies in classical potentials
    Sunday, December 6th, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Marivi Fernandez-Serra (Physics, Stony Brook)
    First principles understanding of liquid water and its anomalies
    Sunday, December 20th, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206

  • Leeor Kronik (Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann)
    Understanding Molecular Crystals from First Principles
    Sunday, January 3rd, 12:00, Wolfson Mechanical Engineering 206