CECAM-MARVEL Classics in molecular and materials modelling: Tony Ladd and Daan Frenkel


Event details

Date and time 20.05.2021 15:0017:45  
Online https://epfl.zoom.us/j/69679000445?pwd=RHJaRHc1UUV4R2hqVXRLcGNNdFZ2QT09
Speaker Daan Frenkel (University of Cambridge) & Tony Ladd (University of Florida)
Category Conferences - Seminars
Password: 441637

Daan Frenkel (University of Cambridge) and Tony Ladd (University of Florida) will give a joint lecture in what will be the fourth event in the series "Classics in molecular and materials modelling" hosted by CECAM and MARVEL.

In this series, methods that have become fundamental tools in computational physics and chemistry will be presented by their originators at a level appropriate for master and graduate students. The lectures will be followed by an interview with the presenters: we’ll ask them to recall for us the period, problems, people and circumstances that accompanied the creation of milestone methods and algorithms that we now routinely use. 
We hope that you will be able to join us and share with us this unusual and interesting opportunity to learn first hand from pioneers who have contributed significantly to our field and to get to know better the history and anecdotes behind work that is now recorded in books. 

15:00 – Introduction
15:10 – Thermodynamics of hard spheres: 1950's to 1980's (T. Ladd)
16:00 – Break
16:10 – Follow-up of the 1983 workshop (D. Frenkel)
17:00 – Interview and recollections
17:45 – End

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