Posted on: Dec 17, 2020 Careers

PhD and postdoct positions in Computational Materials Design at Trinity College Dublin

The CRANN Institute in the School of Physics searches one PhD candidate and two postdoctoral researchers to join the research group led by Prof. Sanvito.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2020 Community

Berni Alder (1925-2020)

Following the sad announcement of Berni’s peaceful passing on September 7, we invite you to share a small homage of his exceptional contributions to simulations and modelling.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2020 Careers

CECAM Postdoctoral position in software development for computational materials science and biosimulations

CECAM  invites applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher position in the area of computational materials science and biosimulations in close collaboration with OPTIMADE

Posted on: Aug 18, 2020 Upcoming events

Applications open for Frontiers in ion channels and nanopores: theory, experiments, and simulation

February 2-5 2021, Rome, Italy
More information and application form available at

Posted on: Jun 22, 2020 Community

The Burke Celebration
Computational science and engineering
past, present and future

The Science and Technology Facility Council and Computational Science for Research Communities, UK, have postponed to 2021 the celebration to commemorate the seminal role of Professor P. G. Burke FRS in the development of computational science in the UK.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2020 Community

Information related to CoVid-19

CECAM is monitoring the situation and working to mitigate disruption of activities while ensuring strict compliance with restrictions and precautions. The health and safety of our guests and staff is our key concern. Our priority is to minimise - as much as possible - risks and to fulfil our responsibilities towards the community and our hosting institutions.

A list of affected events can be found here

Details on actions at HQ and the Nodes can be found scrolling news items on this page.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2020 Community

Information related to CoVid-19: Events at HQ

The situation in Switzerland is currently not evolving in a positive direction and the public-health situation remains a major concern. Therefore, EPFL has decided that all types of events are no longer permitted on its campus, until 31 January 2021. Organisers of events will be contacted at the latest three weeks before the planned start date to discuss potential restrictions and means to hold the meeting partially or entirely online. All standard channels of communication with organisers and participants are available. Participants should refer firstly to organisers for information on specific events. Details about the situation in Switzerland and EPFL can be found by clicking on READ MORE. Thank you for your understanding and collaboration in this crisis.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2020 Community

Information related to CoVid-19: Events at the Nodes

Organisers should coordinate with the hosting Node Director for any decision regarding the event, including possible postponement, and for location specific information.

Participants should refer to organizers for information on specific events.

Thank you for your collaboration and understanding in this crisis.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2020 Upcoming events

Molecular Simulation 2020: Present, Past and Future

Due to the current situation with the pandemic, the conference will not be taking place in July 2020 as initially planned and it will be postponed to July 2021. Registration is presently closed, more news will be posted later in the year.

The conference is a special event on the occasion of Prof Michael Klein’s 80th birthday to highlight the vitality and future perspectives of the field, starting from his numerous important and remarkable contributions to chemistry, biophysics, materials science, and, in particular, computer simulation.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2020 Upcoming events

Psi-k 2020 (EPFL, Sept. 14-17): Registrations are open!

Due to CoVid-19 the conference is postponed to August 22-25, 2022

This is the largest event worldwide in first-principles simulations; it is held every 5 years (the last two editions, in Berlin in 2010 and in San Sebastian in 2015, had more than 1’000 participants each), and with 7 plenary talks, 140 invited talks, and 170 contributed talks it promises to be the most exciting, defining event in the field.

Posted on: May 4, 2020 Call for submissions

2020 CECAM call closed

Scientific exchange is precious in these uncertain times. CECAM will continue to serve the community, combining a rigorous selection procedure with adaptable scheduling and managing of the events. Traditional and innovative proposal adapted to the current unfolding scenario are welcome. Let us shape together an exciting and productive 2021 flagship program!

Call closed on 19 July 2020.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2020 Call for submissions

CECAM-Lorentz call closed

Call for expression of interest open from June 18 2020 to November 1 2020.

Short-listed expressions of interest will be invited to present a full application by December 15 2020. Results of the call will be communicated at the end of January 2021.