MolSSI Workshop: Rovibrational Molecular Spectroscopy

Organizers: Bill Poirier (Texas Tech), Attila Császár (Eötvös Lorand U.), Jonathan Tennyson (University College London) Location:  MolSSI Headquarters, Blacksburg, Virginia Dates: 14-15 November 2019 Increasingly, cutting edge molecular science has come to rely on large-scale international and interdisciplinary collaboration, shared infrastructure, and large multi-user facilities such as space telescopes and massively parallel supercomputers. These efforts, in turn, lead […]

MolSSI Workshop: Machine Learning and Chemistry: Challenges on the Way Forward

Organizers: Pratyush Tiwary (U. Maryland), Olexandr Isayev (Carnegie Mellon U.), Adrian Roitberg (U. Florida) Location:  College Park, Maryland Dates: 16-18 November 2019 In recent years, the field of machine learning (ML) has seen an incredible surge in interest. From image classifiers to board games, ML and big data and internet are making large impacts in nearly every field. […]

MolSSI Workshop: Molecular Dynamics Software Interoperability

Organizers: Matthieu Chavent​ (IPBS, Toulouse, France), ​John Chodera​ (MSKCC, New York, USA), Karmen Čondić-Jurkić (MSKCC, New York, USA), ​Erik Lindahl​ (KTH, Stockholm, Sweden), ​Jean-Phillip Piquemal (Sorbonne Université, Paris, France) Location: Brooklyn, New York Dates: 3-5 November 2019 There are now multiple well-established packages to perform molecular dynamics (MD) simulations (AMBER, CHARMM, GROMACS, NAMD, OPENMM, TINKER, etc.), each with […]

MolSSI Workshop: Software for Advanced Potential Energy Surfaces

Organizers: Teresa Head-Gordon (U.C. Berkeley) and Susan B. Sinnott (Penn State U.) Location: Berkeley, California Dates: 1-2 August 2019 Advanced potential energy surfaces, defined as classical or reactive chemistry treatments beyond widely available classical fixed charge pairwise-additive force fields, are encountering software-related obstacles that inhibit their application to grand challenge chemistry problems: computational cost of […]

MolSSI Workshop: The Open Molecular Science Cloud in Perugia and Rome, Italy

The MolSSI was pleased to sponsor a select number of graduate students and postdocs from the U.S. to participate in a workshop on cloud computing in the molecular sciences.  The workshop had two components: A symposium and hands-on training event September 2-5, 2019, at the Hotel GIO in Perugia, Italy A project writing workshop September 5-6, […]

Summer School and Workshop 2019: Parallel Computing in Molecular Sciences

Summer School The parallel computing in molecular sciences summer school is focused on educating and training a new generation of graduate students and postdocs in molecular sciences in advanced high-performance parallel computing skills on the computing architectures of today and tomorrow, exposing the next generation of science leaders to the state-of-the-art high-performance scientific computing on […]

Enabling Quantum Leap: Workshop on quantum algorithms for quantum chemistry and materials

Dates: 22-24 January 2019Location: Hilton Embassy Suites in Old Town Alexandria, 1900 Diagonal Rd, Alexandria, Virginia As we begin to reach the limits of classical computers in terms of circuit size, quantum computing has emerged as a technology that has captured the imagination of the scientific world and the public as a potentially revolutionary computational advance. The […]

BioExcel/MolSSI Workshop on Workflows in Biomolecular Simulations

As part of the collaborative framework, BioExcel CoE and MolSSI are organizing a series of workshops on the application of workflow solutions for biomolecular modeling and simulations. This first event will be hosted by BioExcel in Barcelona with a planned follow-up in 2019 in the US hosted by MolSSI. Background Workflows are an increasingly important aspect of biomolecular simulation science. Over […]

Best Practices in Software Development Workshop @ SERMACS

MolSSI will hold a workshop on Best Practices in Software Development workshop at the 2018  Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS). The workshop will take place from 9 AM to 4:30 PM at the Augusta Marriott on Wednesday, October 31st. These best practices include version control with git and GitHub, unit and […]

School on Stochastic Approaches to Electronic Structure Calculations

Stochastic approaches to electronic structure calculations, due to their low scaling with the number of electrons and high degree of parallelization, hold considerable promise for the modeling of complex molecules and materials. This school will involve lectures about and hands-on experience with various stochastic electronic structure methods including diffusion Monte Carlo, variational Monte Carlo, full […]