Seminars

Throughout the academic year, members of the Center for Computational Science team host seminars in the Physics Research Building (Room 595, 3 Cummington Mall – 5th floor). We welcome all who share an interest in our work.

Friday – October 3, 2014
Professor David Coker – Chemistry Department & Director of the Center for Computational Science, Boston University
“Quantum dynamical simulations of energy transport and charge separation in photosynthesis “

Friday – October 31, 2014
Professor Robert Kotiuga – Electrical & Computer Engineering – Boston University
“Late-onset Visually-impaired Topologists’ Work as key to Understanding
Visualization Issues in 3-d Computational Electromagnetics and in particular Force-free magnetic fields”

Friday – November 14, 2014
Professor Enrico Bellotti – Electrical & Computer Engineering – Boston University
“Numerical Modelling of Semiconductors: From Material Properties to Device Performance”
Lunch will be available at 11:30 am

Monday – November 17, 2014
Professor Udo Schwingenschlögl- Materials Science & Engineering – KAUST
“Two-dimensional transition-metal dichalcogenides with tailored properties”

Tuesday – January 20, 2015 – 2:00 pm
James Sexton
Program Director, Computational Science Center
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY
“Supercomputing Trends, Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Decade”

Friday – February 6, 2015 – 2:00 pm
Professor Seogjoo Jang – Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)
” In search of natural design principles for efficient and robust energy transfer in LH2 of purple bacteria”

POSTPONED – This talk has been POSTPONED! The new date will be posted once it has been confirmed.
Tuesday – February 17, 2015 – 12:00 noon

Professor Emily Ryan – Department of Mechanical Engineering
Boston University
“Using Numerical Methods to Engineer the next generation of energy systems”

Friday – February 20, 2015
Special Joint CCS/PChem Seminar
2:00 PM
Professor Paul Champion – Physics Department Chair
Northeastern University
“Vibrationally Enhanced Deep Proton Tunneling in Proteins”

Tuesday – March 24, 2015
12:00 Noon
Professor Yoshitaka Tanimura
Department of Chemistry, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan
” Simulating, Modeling, and Analyzing Two-Dimensional THz-Raman Spectroscopies “

Tuesday – April 14, 2015
12:00 Noon
Professor Anatoli Polkovnikov and Shainen Davidson
Physics Department, Boston University
” Hidden variables and SU(3) semiclassical representation of quantum spin dynamic”

Friday May 8, 2015
2:00 pm
Professor Emily Ryan
Mechanical Engineering, Boston University
“Using Numerical Methods to Engineer the next generation of energy systems”

Wednesday – May 4, 2016
12:00 noon
Professor Gerhard Stock
“Energy and Signal Flow in Biomolecules”