Author: Maria Bartolacelli

CNR Nano- MaX SEMINAR March 27, 2019

Wednesday March 27, 2019 – 15.00 @S3 Seminar Room, Third Floor, Physics Building, FIM Department Speaker: Andrea Ferretti (CNR Nano) Title: From koopmans-compliant functionals to a functional theory of the spectral density Abstract: Energy functionals which depend explicitly on each

Space Girls visiting MaX Centre of Excellence

Yesterday afternoon the MaX Director, Prof. Elisa Molinari, with a group of professors and researchers from University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and the Nanoscience Institute of CNR, met the Space Girls! The Space Girls are a group of students

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OpenMP* 5.0: A Story about Threads and Tasks. Webinar March 6, 2019

Over its 21 years of existence, the OpenMP* API has evolved to become THE standard programming model for multi-threading in HPC applications. The reason is simple: OpenMP makes it easy for developers to learn and write parallel code, and exploit

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Marconi on the path to exascale

Carlo Cavazzoni (CINECA) and Andrea Ferretti (CNR Nano), both researchers of the MaX European Centre of Excellence, explain the role of Marconi and supercomputing in the expansion of knowledge and in code optimization in a brand new article on HPCwire.

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Open positions @CINECA

Up to three new job positions have opened for working at HPC Department in CINECA ( The candidates will be selected for activities of high level supportand application development concerning HPC (High Performance Computing) and HPDA (High Performance Data Analytics),

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Tutorial on writing reproducible workflows for computational materials science @EPFL

When: May 21st, 2019 (9:00) until May 24th, 2019 (13:00) Where: EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland Registration: Registration link (closing March 24th, 2019) About This 3.5-day tutorial is designed to get Master students, PhD students and Postdocs from the field of computational materials science started with

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Postdoctoral Position Openings @CNR Nano

Several postdoctoral position openings at CNR Istituto Nanoscienze, Modena (IT), within the frame of the MaX – MAterials design at the eXascale – Centre of Excellence. Ideal candidates have a PhD in Physics, Chemistry, Materials science or alike, and are

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Yambo and QE developers meeting. January 14, 2019

Within the MaX framework, On January 14 Yambo and QE developers will meet at CINECA to discuss common strategies to implement advanced algorithms aimed at enhancing code performance and scalability for the computation of spectroscopic properties of materials.

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AiiDA plugins migration workshop @EPFL, 25-29 March 2019

An AiiDA plugin migration workshop will be held at EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, aiming at collecting about 20 participants. The workshop will start on Monday 25th March at 2PM and end on Friday 29th March at 1PM. We are in the process of

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EMMC free webinar Friday January 18, 2019

Learning opportunity offered by the European Materials Modelling Council (EMMC). Free webinar “Introductions to Standards in Software Development for Beginners”.  This facilitation workshop invites persons who would like to write simple to medium complex scientific software and aims to provide

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