The purpose of these tables is to maintain a schedule of scientific talks and discussions relevant to your program. Please check here periodically as the schedule is subject to changes.

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Week 1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, April 3
10:30am
TBA
All participants
Organizational Meeting / Suggestions / Introductions

Wed, April 4
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
K. Kremer / P. Atzberger : All participants
Overview of the field / Brainstorming Session / Ideas for Focused Discussion Sessions

Thurs, April 5
10:30am - 12:00pm
AUD
M. Muller,
C. Holm,
C. Peter
Field based simulationsa and link to particle based methods
Ionic Liquids across scales
Scale Bridging problems in biomolecular systems

Fr, April 6
11:00am - 12:00pm
SSR
M.P. Allen
"The danger of large timesteps"

Everyday,
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD

Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, April 9
12:15pm
Aud
K. Kremer
Multiple Scales in Soft Matter and Computer Simulation Approaches
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Mon, April 9
1:30-3:00pm
SSR
R. Everaers
S. J. Marrink
Dynamics of DNA across the scales
Mixed Resolution MD
Starting time might be slightly shifted due to previous talk
Tue, April 10
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
A. Louis
"Representability/transferability issues of coarse grained models"
Wed, April 11
9:30-11:00 am
SSR
P.Gumbsch
M. Doi
Mechanics of Materials
Coarse graining in dynamics; Theory of Brownian motion revisited
Thurs, April 12
10:30am - 12:00pm
AUD
H. Wang
P. Atzberger
Some theroretical considerations of the Adaptive Resolution Simulation (AdResS) and Estimating the force computation error in inhomogeneous and correlated molecular systems
"Fluctuating hydrodynamics for inertial coarse-grained simulations"

Thurs, April 12
1:00pm - 2:00pm
SSR
A. Louis
Follow-up Discussion: "Representability/transferability issues of coarse grained models"
still resolving some scheduling conflicts, may be changed...
Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Tue, April 17
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
Scott Shell
R. Sknepnek
Information theory ansatz to coarse graining
Continuum to particle methods

Tue, April 17
1:30pm - 2:30pm
2nd Floor Portal Room (Tower)
M. Deserno / P. Atzberger / et al.
Informal Discussion Session : Protein inclusions within lipid bilayer membranes. Related problems and analytic & computational approaches.

Wed, April 18
9:30-11:00 am
SSR
C. Loison
M. Deserno
Collagen mimicking peptides and comparison to spectroscopy
Models for membranes

Wed, April 18
1:30pm - 2:30pm
SSR
Cem Yolcu
Informal talk protein-protein coupling

Thurs, April 19
10:30am - 12:00pm
AUD
W. Briels
R. Potestio
Memory effects in complex fluids
QM adaptive resolution simulations

Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


Week 4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Tue, April 24
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
W. Thiel
D. Donadio
Quantum Chemistry: Basics and overview
Thermal transport, multiscale aspects

Thurs, April 26
10:30am - 12:00pm
AUD
C.F Abrams
M. Praprotnik
Restricted free energy method
Adaptive resolution simulations coupled to continuum

Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


Week 5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Tue, May 1
10:30am-4:00pm
MSR

Focus Week on Hydrodynamics

Wed, May 2
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
A. Lyubartsev
M. Karttunen
Systematic coarse graining using inverse Monte
Short stories on water

Thu, May 3
9:30am-3:00pm


Focus Week on Hydrodynamics

Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Tue, May 8
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
P. Bolhuis
Optimal reaction coordinate, kinetics, and free energy of rare events by reweighted path sampling

Thurs, May 10
10:30am - 12:00pm
AUD
G. Leal and Chia-Chun Fu
Coarse Graining MD

Thurs, May 10
3:30PM-4:30PM
South Hall 6635
Mitch Luskin
Atomistic-to-Continuum Coupling Methods
(Math Colloquium)
Directions To South Hall
Building Floor Map

Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Mon, May 14
1:30pm - 3:30pm
AUD
P. Bolhuis
Discussion on "reaction coordinates, collective variables and coarse graining degrees of freedom"
see reference material
Tue, May 15
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
Mitch Luskin

R. Faller
Theoretical and computational approaches to parallel replica dynamics
Modeling of supported and tethered bilayers on multiple scales

Thurs, May 17
10:30am - 12:00pm
AUD
M. J. Stevens

W. Noid
Simulations of ionomers at different scales

How structure determines coarse-grained potentials and vice versa
See reference material posted
Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Mon., May 21
1:30pm - 3:00pm
AUD
C. Junghans
Coarse-graining using the VOTCA package

Thurs, May 24
10:30am - 12:00pm
AUD
G.S. Grest

S. Sheng
Modeling nanoparticles in solution: When can/cannot use coarse grained models?
Evaporation induced nanoparticle assembly

Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Wed, May 30
1:30am - 3:00pm
Founders Room
Michael Rubinstein/Gary Grest
Nanoparticles in polymer melts

Thurs, May 31
10:30am - 12:00pm
AUD
M. Rubinstein
Polymer Brush Sweeps Lungs Clean (Polymer Physics Helps Us Breath Easier)

Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


Week 10

Multiscale Conference June 4th -- 8th.


Week 11
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Tue, June 12
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
Peter Daivis

Marina Guenza
Using non-equilibrium molecular dynamics to understand continuum physics and vice versa (Abstract see reference material)
Coarse-graining and Multiscale Modeling of Macromolecular Liquids: Thermodynamic Consistency and Dynamic Reconstruction

Wed, June 13
11:00am - 12:00pm
1:30pm-2:30pm
SSR

Founders Room
Markus Deserno

Gary Grest
Determining the Gaussian Curvature of a Membrane in Simulations

What would you do with a 100 fold increase in cpu time and why?

Thurs, June 14
10:30am - 12:00pm
Aud
Joerg Rottler

Dvora Perahia
Modeling atomic-scale structure and dynamics of interfaces on
diffusive timescales
Where Scattering and Simulations Meet
Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants
Focused Discussion Session on Theme : Topics TBD


*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, PL=Porthole Lounge
Week 12
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Tue, June 19
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
Vagelis Harmandaris
Ting Ge
Hierarchical Modeling of Polymer Nanocomposites: From Ab-initio, to Atomistic up to Coarse-grained Simulations
Entanglements and Mechanical Failure of Amorphous Polymers

Wed, June 20





Thurs, June 21
10:30am - 12:00pm
Aud
Peter Daivis
Sorin Mitran
Thermodynamics of Homogeneous Thermostats for NEMD Simulations
tP-CKM: A time-parallel Multiscale Algorithm for Non-equilibrated Phenomena
Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants



*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, PL=Porthole Lounge

Week 13
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links ...
Tue, June 26
10:30am - 12:00pm
SSR
Karen Dahmen
Participants
Fluctuations in Non-Equilibrium Systems
Discussion of Multiscale Methods for Systems Far From Equilibrium

Wed, June 27





Thurs, June 28
9:30am - 11:45am
Aud
Paticipants
What Have We Learned at What's Next?
Everyday
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Founders Room
Interested participants



*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room, FR=Founders' Room, PL=Porthole Lounge

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