Working Groups

Working group 1:  Correlated electron systems

  • IMPROVED FUNCTIONALS
    Spokesperson: Georg Kresse (University of Vienna) – kresseemail
    Coordination: Georg Kresse, Andreas Görling, Matthias Scheffler
  • GW and TD DFT
    Spokesperson: Miguel Marques (University of Lyon) – marquesemail
    Coordination: Miguel Marques, Stefano Baroni, Rex Godby, Hardy Gross, Lucia Reining, Angel Rubio Secades
  • DMFT
    Spokesperson: Silke Biermann, (Ecole Polytechnique, Paris) – biermann
    Coordination: Silke Biermann, Antoine Georges, Sasha Lichtenstein, Eva Pavarini, Alexey Rubtsov, Jan Kuneš
  • QMC
    Spokesperson: Matthew Foulkes (Imperial College, London) – foulkesemail
    Coordination: Matthew Foulkes, Claudia Filippi, Saverio Moroni, Richard Needs
  • SUPERCONDUCTORS
    Spokesperson: James Annett (University of Bristol) – annettemail
    Coordination: James Annett, Lilia Boeri, Hardy Gross, Sandro Massidda, François Peeters

Working group 2: Multiscale methods

  • N-SCALING
    Spokesperson: Peter Haynes (Imperial College, London) – haynesemail
    Coordination: Peter Haynes, Volker Blum, Stefan Gödecker, Javier Junquera
  • MULTISCALE MODELLING
    Spokesperson: Karsten Reuter (Technische Universität München) – reuteremail
    Coordination: Karsten Reuter, Mike Finnis, Jörg Neugebauer, Matthias Scheffler

Working group 3: Magnetism

  • COMPLEX MAGNETISM AND MULTIFERROICS
    Spokespersons: Silvia Picozzi (University of L’Aquila) – picozziemail and Nicola Spaldin (ETH Zürich) – spaldinemail
  • NANOMAGNETISM AND SPINTRONICS
    Spokesperson: Ingrid Mertig (University of Halle) – mertigemail
    Joint coordination for both groups: Silvia Picozzi, Ingrid Mertig, Stefan Blügel, Olle Eriksson, Paul Kelly, Ilja Turek, Nicola Spaldin

Working group 4: Real materials properties

  • METALLIC ALLOYS
    Spokespersons: Igor Abrikosov (Linköping University) – abrikosovemail and Jörg Neugebauer (MPI, Düsseldorf) – neugebaueremail
    Coordination : Igor Abrikosov, Jörg Neugebauer, Hugues Dreysse, Ralf Drautz, János Kollár, Mark Asta
  • MINERALS AND EARTH MATERIALS
    Spokesperson: Björn Winkler (University of Frankfurt) – winkleremail
    Coordination: Björn Winkler, Sandro Scandolo, Lars Stixrude
  • INTERFACES
    Spokesperson: Mike Finnis (Imperial College, London) – finnisemail
    Coordination: Mike Finnis, Paul Bristowe, Gianfranco Pacchioni, Göran Wahnström
  • ENERGY MATERIALS
    Spokesperson: Risto Nieminen (Helsinki University of Technology) – nieminenemail
    Coordination: Risto Nieminen, Clas Persson, François Willaime, Alison Walker

Working group 5: Nanoscience

  • NANOSCALE STRUCTURES AND PHENOMENA
    Spokespersons: Nicola Marzari (EPFL, Lausanne) – marzariemail and Adam Foster (Aalto University) – fosteremail
    Coordination: Nicola Marzari, Adam Foster, Francesco Mauri, Angelos Michaelides, Rubén Pérez
  • TRANSPORT IN NANOSTRUCTURES
    Spokesperson: Kristian Thygesen (Technical University of Denmark) – thygesenemail
    Coordination: Kristian Thygesen, Stefan Kurt, Mark Ratner, Stefano Sanvito, Nicola Marzari

Working group 6: Surface science, catalysis and corrosion

  • Spokespersons: Sergey Levchenko (FHI Berlin) – levchenkoemail and Axel Gross (Universität Ulm)
    Coordination: Sergey Levchenko, Jürgen Hafner, Jens Nørskov, Karsten Reuter, Matthias Scheffler, Axel Gross

Working group 7: From molecules to biological systems

  • Spokespersons: Angel Rubio (University of the Basque Country) – rubioemail and Leonardo Guidoni (University of L’Aquila) – guidoniemail
    Coordination: Angel Rubio, Leonardo Guidoni, Paolo Carloni, Carla Molteni

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