Seminar Schedule

First Semester, 2016/2017

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

  • Emanuel Gull (University of Michigan)
    TBA
    Thursday, March 2nd, TBA, TBA

  • 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

Most seminars take place on Sundays at room 206 of the Wolfson Mechanical Engineering building. Before or after seminars, pizza (at lunch time) or refreshments (at other times) will be served.

  • 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

Most seminars take place on Sundays at room 206 of the Wolfson Mechanical Engineering building. Before seminars, pizza (at lunch time) or refreshments (at other times) will be served.

  • 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