Conference: International Symposium on Material Design & 14th USPEX Workshop

International Symposium on Material Design & 14th USPEX Workshop

The international symposium on material design & 14th USPEX Workshop will be held on June 24-26, 2018 at Nankai University in Tianjin, China. The conference will be co-sponsored by Nankai University (School of Physics and Key Laboratory of Weak-Light Nonlinear Photonics), Northwestern Polytechnical University, and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Russia). The workshop will feature lectures of well-known experts and young rising stars, actively working in the fields of condensed matter physics and materials science. One of the most powerful methods for computational materials discovery, the USPEX code, and its most recent developments, will be introduced through both theory lectures and practical hands-on training sessions.

Please register as soon as possible, by sending an email with CV to, the deadline for registrations is 25 May 2018. The most qualified participants will be selected and notified by 31 May 2018. The regular registration fee is 400 RMB, discounted fee for students is 300 RMB. All participants (except lecturers) are in charge of their own travel and livingcosts. The organization committee would provide free food during the meeting and may help someone to book the hotel at Nankai University (if needed). For practical training, it is important that you bring your own laptop. Thank you!


Sincerely yours,

On behalf of the organization committee

Profs. Xiao Dong, Xiang-Feng Zhou and Artem R. Oganov

Phone: +86-22-23503448