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Winter School "Hierarchical Methods for Dynamics in Complex Molecular Systems"

IAS Winter School

05 Mar 2012
09 Mar 2012
5 days
Jülich Supercomputing Centre, Rotunda

Generating and analyzing the dynamics of molecular systems is a true challenge to molecular simulation. It includes processes that happen on the femtosecond scale, such as photoinduced nonadiabatic (bio)chemical reactions, and touches the range of seconds, being e.g. relevant to cellular processes or crack propagation. Thus, many orders of magnitude in time need to be covered either one by one or concurrently. This Winter School will focus on hierarchical methods for dynamics having primarily in mind systems described in terms of many atoms or molecules. Examples will come from materials science, soft matter and life science and fluid dynamics, e.g. the simulationof blood flow on the cell scale. The programme is complemented by lectures on modern numerical methods and parallel computing techniques. For more detailed information and the preliminary programme see the School's web site.


The School is tailored for PhD students and early Postdocs coming from physics, biophysics, chemistry, materials science and related disciplines. The number of participants is limited to 50. Interested young scientists are encouraged to submit an applicaton to

Deadline (extended): 12 February 2012

For application details see the web site.


The registration fee is 100 Euro. It includes meals, social events, lecture notes, and a bus service between the hotels in Juelich and the Research Centre. Participants are asked to bear travel and accommodation costs themselves.

The scientific organizers are looking forward to seeing you in Juelich.

Johannes Grotendorst, IAS-JSC, Juelich
Godehard Sutmann, IAS-JSC, Juelich
Gerhard Gompper, IAS-ICS2, Juelich
Dominik Marx, Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum

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