|CCL 16.08.22 Putting the Theory Back in Density Functional Theory: A Summer School, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), UCLA, Los Angeles, CA|
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Date: Wed Jan 20 15:31:36 2016
Subject: 16.08.22 Putting the Theory Back in Density Functional Theory: A Summer School, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM), UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Last year, at least 30,000 scientific papers reported the results of DFT calculations. Many workshops and schools teach how to run a specific code. The purpose of this school is to teach the theory behind DFT. Lectures will be pedagogical and range from fundamentals (Hohenberg-Kohn theorem) to the latest approximations, and will help connect DFT to other areas of mathematics and theory. The school is primarily targeted at junior researchers (Ph.D. students and postdocs) who are currently running DFT calculations and/or developing DFT or are interested in learning more about DFT. Internationally renowned experts in DFT will provide a thorough training in the fundamental theory through lectures and pedagogical research talks that connect themes of the lectures to the lecturers' own cutting-edge research. All participants are encouraged to submit an abstract to present a poster, and a limited number will be selected for oral presentation to the entire school. Support for this summer school includes a grant from the Office of Naval Research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the Army Research Office. The application deadline is 9pm Pacific Time on May 1, 2016. Application link: https://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/418 Successful candidates will be notified in May. IPAM will cover their on-campus housing (local students excepted) plus some meals, but participants are expected to pay for their own travel. They will register and pay the $200 registration fee to confirm their participation. Program Email: dft2016,ipam.ucla.eduNOTE THAT E-MAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED!!!
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