Date: 
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Venue: 
University of Edinburgh, CSEC Seminar Room (room 3808), James Clerk Maxwell Building, Kings Buildings, Mayfield Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JZ

 

Description: This short meeting will feature a collection of introductory talks addressing computational techniques for studying relaxation processes and molecular structure of glasses. PhD students are especially encouraged to attend. The meeting will be preceded by a sandwich lunch and coffee in the Mathematics Common Room (JCMB 5212) at 12:15. Registration is free for both the talks and lunch, but we ask you sign up using the form linked below so that we may keep track of numbers.

Talks:

  • 13:00 Walter KobMontpellier 
    Simulations of Glassy Systems: Current State and a (speculative) View of the Future
  • 14:00 Alastair CormackNew York
    Large Scale Simulations of Silicate Glasses
  • 15:00 Davide MarenduzzoEdinburgh 
    Lattice Boltzmann simulations of complex fluids, and the structure of blue phase III: a liquid crystalline glass?
  • 15:30 Eduardo SanzEdinburgh 
    Simulating colloidal glasses: a study of devitrification of hard sphere like colloids