Author: Maria Bartolacelli

Material Science codes on innovative HPC architectures: from electronic structure to spectra with Quantum ESPRESSO and Yambo

December 3-5, 2018 @ CINECA The aim of this course is to teach to the students the basic features of Quantum ESPRESSO and Yambo and how to perform a calculation from first principles of the electronic structure and spectroscopic properties

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PRACE PCP DAVIDE OpenPower cluster: user experiences and scientific cases.

PRACE PCP DAVIDE workshop: December 10, 2018 @ CINECA  DAVIDE (Development of an Added Value Infrastructure Designed in Europe) is an energy-aware Petaflops Class High Performance Cluster based on IBM Power Architecture and coupled with NVIDIA Tesla Pascal GPUs with

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19th International Workshop on Computational Physics and Material Science: Total Energy and Force Methods

@ ICTP Trieste (IT) – January 9-11, 2019  The “Total Energy” Workshop has been held traditionally in Trieste every two years since 1987.  This year, the Workshop is about recent progress in electronic structure methods and their applications. The aim

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5th INTERNATIONAL WINTER SCHOOL ON BIG DATA January 7-11, 2019 Cambridge, United Kingdom Co-organized by Cambridge Big Data Initiative, University of Cambridge Next early registration deadline: October 15, 2018 BigDat 2019 will be a research training event with a global

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Yambo @ EuroHack18

YOGA Team: Yambo developers from MaX and Nvidia engineers have been working side by side at EuroHack18 for a whole week to port Yambo on GPU accelerators by using CUDA Fortran. Yambo/MaX team at work in Lugano (CH) Yambo/MaX team

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Materials Cloud and Scientific Data: a new collaboration!

We are very pleased to announce a collaboration between Materials Cloud and the Nature Research data journal Scientific Data.  Materials Cloud is now a recommended repository of Nature Research’s Scientific Data! Materials Cloud is an Open Science Platform offering educational, research, and archiving tools; simulation

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Intel® Omni-Path Architecture Webinar by Carlo Cavazzoni (CINECA)

Quantum ESPRESSO: Real World Application, Performance and Optimization on the Marconi Supercomputer. Carlo Cavazzoni (CINECA‘s R&D Director for HPC optimization strategies) made a live Intel® Omni-Path Architecture Webinar on July 12, 2018. In the Webinar he explained how Cineca successfully ported and

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Two open positions @THEOS, EPFL

Two positions for computational materials scientists/software scientists are available at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland) in the group of Prof. Nicola Marzari. The positions are funded by the new H2020 MarketPlace project (, 2018-2022, 9.2 M€)

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AiiDA tutorial @CINECA

Great success for the last AiiDA tutorial, sponsored by PRACE and the H2020 MaX Centre of Excellence, organized in collaboration with the Italian CINECA supercomputer centre, who hosted the event from May 29 and June 1, 2018, in bologna (Italy). More than twenty participants, with a

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Koopmans-Compliant Spectral Functionals for Extended Systems: a new scientific article from the MaX team

Published on Wednesday a new scientific article by Ngoc Linh Nguyen, Nicola Colonna (Theory and Simulations of Materials – THEOS, and National Centre for Computational Design and Discovery of Novel Materials – MARVEL, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL) with