Events

International Conference in Computational Physics (CCP'22)

Hosted by the University of Texas at Austin, August 1-4, 2022

Organized by Renata Wentzcovitch, James R. Chelikowsky, Ellen Zweibel, Feliciano, Giustino

Abstracts presented by Wentzcovitch group

  • Will be updated soon!

International Workshop on Recent Developments in Electronic Structure Methods (ES22)

Hosted by Columbia University and the Flatiron Institute, May 31 - June 3, 2022

Organized by Renata Wentzcovitch, David Reichman, Raquel Queiroz, Timothy Berkelbach, Johannes Flick, hosted by Columbia University and Flatiron Institute

Abstracts presented by Wentzcovitch group

  • Will be updated soon!




APS March Meeting 2021

March 15th - 19th, 2021 - Online

Abstracts presented by the Wentzcovitch Group:

  1. M19.00002 - Prediction of a temperature-induced phase transition in Mg2GeO4 by first principles
  2. M19.00004 - Prediction of crystal structures and motifs in the Fe-Mg-O system under Earth’s core pressures
  3. M19.00006 - Phase relations in iron monoxides from LDA + Usc calculations
  4. M19.00008 - Spin state and structural stability of ferropericlase up to 3 Mbar
  5. M19.00009 - Iron oxide motifs and structures from 0.1 to 3 TPa
  6. M19.00010 - Anharmonic thermodynamic properties of cubic CaSiO3 perovskite from phonon quasiparticles
  7. M19.00011 - Prediction of Fe-Mg and Fe-Mg-O compounds at exoplanetary interior pressures
  8. P19.00001 - Cij: A Python code for thermoelasticity
  9. P19.00003 - pgm: A Python package for free energy calculation
  10. P19.00008 - Express: nonstop calculations with Quantum ESPRESSO
  11. V20.00009 - Thermal Conductivity of CaSiO3 Perovskite at Lower Mantle Conditions (Invited)

Workshop for the US-Africa Initiative in Electronic Structure

A virtual mini-workshop at the 2021 APS March Meeting, Sunday March 14, 2021, 8am - 12pm Central Daylight Time.

USAfrI Speakers

  • Omololu Akin-Ojo, East African Institute for Fundamental Research
  • Sinead Griffin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Richard Martin, University of Illinois and Stanford University
  • Renata Wentzcovitch, Columbia University

Posters presented by the Wentzcovitch Group:

  1. Research and APS March Meeting presentations − Wentzcovitch et al.
  2. cij: A Python code for quasiharmonic thermoelasticity
  3. pgm: A Python package for free energy calculation
  4. Software Advances for Mineral Physics Applications (SAMPA)

AGU Fall Meeting 2020

December 1th - 17th, 2020 -Online Everywhere

Abstracts presented by the Wentzcovitch Group:

  1. Phase relations in iron monoxides from LDA + Usc calculations
  2. pgm: A Python package for free energy calculation
  3. Cij: A Python package for quasiharmonic thermoelasticity
  4. Express: nonstop calculations with ab initio software
  5. Anharmonic thermodynamic properties of cubic CaSiO3 perovskite from phonon quasiparticles
  6. Spin State and Structural Stability of Ferropericlase up to 30 Mbar
  7. Ab initio prediction of a temperature-induced phase transition in Mg2GeO4
  8. Detection of the spin crossover in ferropericlase in the Earth’s lower mantle; an interdisciplinary approach. (Invited)

Sessions co-organized by Renata Wentzcovitch

MR016 - Mineral Physics: Connecting Mineral Properties to Planetary Models II Posters

Primary Convener

  • Elizabeth Colette Thompson, Sewanee: The University of the South

Conveners

  • Sally June Tracy, Carnegie Institution for Science Washington
  • Han Hsu, NCU National Central University of Taiwan
  • Renata Wentzcovitch, Columbia University
MR027 - Mineral Physics: Connecting Mineral Properties to Planetary Models I

Primary Convener

  • Elizabeth Colette Thompson, Sewanee: The University of the South

Conveners

  • Sally June Tracy, Carnegie Institution for Science Washington
  • Han Hsu, NCU National Central University of Taiwan
  • Renata Wentzcovitch, Columbia University


AGU Fall Meeting 2019

December 9th - 13th, 2019 - San Francisco, CA

Abstracts presented by the Wentzcovitch Group:

  1. Express: nonstop calculations with the Quantum ESPRESSO
  2. The post-perovskite transition in Fe- and Al-bearing bridgmanite: effects on seismic observables
  3. Thermal Conductivity of CaSiO3 Perovskite at Lower Mantle Conditions (Invited)
  4. Structures of high-pressure iron oxides from adaptive genetic algorithm
  5. Ab initio investigation of order-disorder transition in δ-AlOOH

Sessions co-organized by Renata Wentzcovitch

U42B - Emergent Views of the Earth’s Deep Interior

Primary Convener

  • Renata Wentzcovitch Columbia University

Conveners

  • Jeroen Tromp, Princeton University
  • Kei Hirose, Tokyo Inst Tech
  • Paul Tackley, ETH Zurique
MR23A - Advances and Applications in Computational Mineral Physics and Geochemistry I

Primary Convener

  • Renata Wentzcovitch Columbia University

Conveners

  • Bijaya B. Karki, Louisiana State University
  • Koichiro Umemoto, Tokyo Institute of Technoloty
  • Han Hsu, NCU National Central University of Taiwan

Materials Science and Engineering Colloquium: Gilbert 'Rip' Collins

Matter in extreme conditions

April 19, 2019

Speaker: Gilbert ‘Rip’ Collins

Dean’s Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dean’s Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester




Earth Science Colloquium: Kanani K. M. Lee

Facilitating oxidation of the atmosphere through mantle convection

November 30, 2018

Speaker: Kanani K. M. Lee

Associate Professor of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University

Here we show a redox-induced density contrast affects mantle convection and may potentially cause the oxidation of the upper mantle.

(View full abstract here)


Data Science Institute Colloquium: Dan Stanzione

Computing for the Endless Frontier

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Host: Prof. Renata Wentzcovitch

APAM and Earth/Environmental Sciences Departments

Speaker: Dan Stanzione

Executive Director, Texas Advanced Computing Center, Associate Vice President for Research, The University of Texas at Austin




Data Science Institute Colloquium: Dr. William T.C. Kramer

Blue Waters: A Super System for Highly Productive Frontier Science – Experiences and Lessons Learned

October 3, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Speaker: Dr. William T.C. Kramer

The Blue Waters system is the first general purpose, open science, sustained-petaflop supercomputer. It is a powerful resource for the nation’s open-science researchers.