Kick-off event, Aalto campus (1/H304 Hallituksen istuntosali)

Thursday – Friday August 29-30 2013


15.00-15.10 Mikko Alava, CECAM/Aalto & COMP: welcome
15.10-15.30 Dominique Tildesley, CECAM Director: What is CECAM and what will it be?
15.30-15.50 Risto Nieminen, Dean, Aalto School of Science: Computational science in Finland: the last 20 years
15.50-16.10 Break & refreshments
16.10-16.40 Flyura Djurabekova, University of Helsinki/HIP: Concurrent Multiscale Modelling of Electric Field Effects on Atom Dynamics
16.40-17.10 Kari Laasonen, Department of Chemistry, Aalto University: Catalysis on realistic metal nanoparticles
17.10-17.30 Tomasz Malkiewicz, CSC – IT Center for Science: Overview of HPC in Finland


09.00-09.30 Ilpo Vattulainen, Tampere University of Technology: Biomolecular simulations – should we be more aggressive to unlock the major issues?
09.30-10.00 Juha Vaara, University of Oulu: Theory and computation of magnetic resonance
10.00-10.25 Coffee break
10.25-10.55 Karoliina Honkala, University of Jyväskylä: Insight to catalysis from first principles calculations
10.55-11.25 Ari Harju, Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University: Electronic structure of finite graphene ribbons: theory and experiments
11.25-11.55 Maria Sammalkorpi, Department of Chemistry, Aalto University: A look at surfactant micelles and solubilization through molecular simulations
11.55-12.00 Adam Foster, CECAM/Aalto & COMP: Final words