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Post-doctoral openings @ICN2 in the frame of MaX (Materials design at the Exascale) European centre of Excellence

The positions are framed within the spirit of the SIESTA-project, with a close collaboration between teams at the ICN2 (Pablo Ordejon, Barcelona), the ICMAB (Alberto García, Barcelona), and CIC nanoGUNE (San Sebastian, in collaboration with Emilio Artacho, in Cambridge). There

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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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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.

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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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MaX Hackathon

  12.07.2018 PROGRAM AVAILABLE HERE Follow our news from the Hackathon on our Twitter profile @max_center2     Hackathons: coding marathons that offer a huge opportunity to connect perspectives and propel targeted solutions. This is what we want to do from July

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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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Cecam-MaX workshop on excitonic insulators

A Workshop on “Excitonic insulator: New perspectives in long-range interacting systems” will take place on September 3-5, 2018 in CECAM-HQ-EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, organized by Massimo Rontani & Elisa Molinari (Cnr Nano). By collecting the key actors of theoretical and experimental

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