In January 2020, the school MolSim-2020 took place at the University of Amsterdam. The school hosted PhD and postdoc students working in the field of molecular simulation. MolSim-2020 was organized by the Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling. 

  • Who: ACMM (Amsterdam Center for Multiscale Modeling) 
  • Where: University of Amsterdam
  • When: January 6-17, 2020

Molsim-2020 Program

The program consists of morning sessions with lectures, and afternoon sessions with hand-on exercises. There was a poster session organized, and during the weekend a social event. 

DayHourRoomLecturerCourseLecture Notes
Monday 6/109:00-09:15C0.110Evert Jan MeijerWelcome 
09:15-12:00C0.110Berend SmitIntro General
Intro Stat Mech
13:00-16:30G.010, G0.23David Dubbeldam, Bernd EnsingLab Course
16:30Welcome drinks
Tuesday 7/109:00-12:00C0.110Berend SmitIntro Monte Carlo
13:00-17:00G0.10, G0.23Lab Course
Wednesday 8/109:00-12:00C0.110Berend SmitIntro Molecular Dynamics
13:00-17:00G0.10, G0.23Lab Course
Thursday 9/109:00-12:00C0.110Thijs VlugtMC – CBMC/CFCMC
13:00-17:00G0.10, G0.23Lab Course
Friday 10/109:00-12:00C0.110Evert Jan MeijerEnsembles
Free Energies and Phase Equilibria
13:00-17:00G0.10, G0.23Lab Course
Saturday 11/1Day Off
Sunday 12/116:00Social Event + Dinner
Monday 13/109:00-12:00C0.110Daan FrenkelMC – Advanced
13:00-17:00G0.10, G0.23 Lab Course
Tuesday 14/109:00-10:30C0.110Tristan BereauMachine Learning – I
11:00-12:15C0.110Sanne AbelnBiological Systems
13:00-17:00G0.10, G0.23Lab Course
Wednesday 15/1 09:00-12:00C0.110Peter BolhuisRare Events
13:00-17:00G0.10, G0.23Lab Course
Thursday 16/109:00-12:00C0.110Mohamad Moosavi
Kevin Jablonka
Machine Learning – II
13:00-17:00G0.10, G0.23Kevin Jablonka
Mohamad Moosavi
Lab Course
Friday 17/109:30-10:30C0.110Nicola MarzariWhy is DFT like Tinder?
11:00-12:00C0.110Nicola MarzariThe great acceleration in
materials discovery
~12:00C0.110Evert Jan MeijerClosing
All times are CET, Central European Times

Affiliation Lecturers

Nicola Marzari – EPFL
Tristan Bereau – University of Amsterdam and MPI Polymer Research 
Mohamad Moosavi – EPFL 
Kevin Jablonka – EPFL 
Sanne Abeln – Free University Amsterdam 
Thijs Vlugt – Delft University of Technology 
Daan Frenkel – University of Cambridge 
Berend Smit – EPFL
Bernd Ensing – University of Amsterdam 
David Dubbeldam – University of Amsterdam 
Peter Bolhuis – University of Amsterdam 
Evert Jan Meijer – University of Amsterdam