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2nd School “Computational Modeling of Materials

4-5 December 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

 The 2nd School “Computational modeling of materials” of the H2020 project Materials Networking was organized at the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Sofia University, Bulgaria on the 4th and the 5th of September, 2017. The School was attended by young scientists from the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Sofia University, Bulgaria, and lecturers were world known scientists in this field from the project partnering organizations. The lecturers were as follows Prof. Pablo Gamallo, Prof. Stefan Bromley, Prof. Eliseo Ruiz, Prof. Sergio Madurga, Prof. Jorge Echeverría and Prof. Jordi Cirera from the University of Barcelona; Prof. Yuki Nagata from Max Plank Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany as well as Prof. Ivan Vakarelski from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia. From Bulgaria, a lecturer was Prof. Ivelina Georgieva, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and also the three groups from the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Sofia University, Bulgaria working in the area of computational chemistry presented their recent research.

The School Program could be found here.

 

 

 

1st School “Advanced Materials

16-19 July 2017, Cambridge, UK

 

From the 16th to the 21st of July, 2017, the 1st Materials Networking Workshop & Summer School took place at the University of Cambridge, UK. The School was attended by 15 young researchers from the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Sofia University and from the Faculty of Chemistry, University of Barcelona. In the Workshop also participated the members of the Management Committee of the project as well as many researchers from the University of Cambridge.

The host of the event was Professor A. Lindsay Greer FIMMM Head of School of the Physical Sciences and Professor of Materials Science, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy. Among the lectures were Professor Chris Abell (FRS, FMedSci Pro-Vice-Chancellor – Research, Professor in Biological Chemistry, Co-founder of Astex Pharmaceuticals, Sphere Fluidics, and AQDOT), Dr Tom Bennett (Royal Society University Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy), Professor Serena Best (Professor of Materials Science, Deputy Head of Department (Research), Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy), Professor Sir Harry Bhadeshia (FRS, FREng, FNAE Tata Steel Professor of Metallurgy, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy), Professor Mark Blamire (Head of Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy and Professor of Device Materials).

The programme of the event could be found here. The contact person for the event was Dr Stoyan Smoukov, Head of Active and Intelligent materials Laboratory, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy.