One of the featured tasks of MaX is to offer to students and researchers a certain amount of online courses and video lectures in order to favour training at distance.

Links to some lectures are given in the following.

Virtual edition from the Digital Learning after its Black Swan (event page), April 28th, 2020

Lectures from the Computational School on Electronic Excitations in Novel Materials Using the Yambo Code - ICTP Trieste, January 27-31, 2020. 

Lectures from the school Picking flowers: Hands-on FLEUR - Juelich, September 9-13, 2019.


(For kind courtesy of) Prof. De Gironcoli (SISSA) course on Electronic Structure: from blackboard to the source code.


Lectures from the High-Performance & High-Throughput Materials Simulations using Quantum ESPRESSO and AiiDA – ICTP Trieste, January 16-23, 2017. The course was organized by ICTP with the strong support of MaX and other institutions.


Stefano Baroni, SISSA
DFT fundamentals: from theory to practice: Hohenberg-Kohn-Sham theory; variational principle; Hellman-Feynman theorem and energy derivatives


Ralph Gebauer, ICTP 
Implementation of DFT in QE: PPs, PWs, FFT, k-points


Matteo Cococcioni, EPFL
Notable failure of approximate DFT and possible remedies. Koopmans, DFT+U


Sandro Scandolo, ICTP
Basics of ab-initio Molecular Dynamics: Dynamics on the Born-Oppenheimer surface, energy conservation, ensembles, thermostats and barostats


Sandro Scandolo, ICTP
Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics: Adiabaticity, metals, thermostats and barostats, correlation times and averages


Andrea Dal Corso, SISSA & CNR-IOM
Linear Response, density-functional perturbation theory 


Andrea Dal Corso, SISSA & CNR-IOM
Phonon calculations and thermodynamics


Davide Ceresoli, CNR ISTM   
Vibrational & Magnetic Spectroscopies in QE: NMR and EPR


Lorenzo Paulatto, IPCMC CNRS
Vibrational & Magnetic Spectroscopies in QE: IR and RAMAN


Ralph Gebauer, ICTP 
Spectroscopies: Time-Dependent DFPT


Andrea Ferretti, CNR NANO
Spectroscopies: Many-Body Perturbation Theory


Andrea Marini, CNR ISM 
Many-Body Perturbation Theory Using the Yambo code


Michele Ceriotti, EPFL 
Advanced Molecular Dynamics: Thermostats, Barostats and Nuclear Quantum Effects


Oliviero Andreussi, EPFL
Solvent and Environment Effects: Continuum Models


Giovanni Pizzi, EPFL
Introduction to AiiDA, the ADES model and the concept of provenance


Stefano De Gironcoli, Paolo Giannozzi, SISSA & UNIUD 
Levels & Hierrachy of Parallelism in QE


Carlo Cavazzoni, CINECA  
Evolution of Present and Future HPC Architectures


Carlo Cavazzoni, CINECA 
Evolution of Paralell Programming Paradigms for Exascale Computing Platforms