Workshop on Computations in Nanotechnology

The workshop is being held to celebrate the new computer cluster
sponsored by the Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute,
and is sponsored by the Technion, RBNI and Sun Computers.

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Links to talk slides added as they are received

Program

The talks on the 9th May are in the Butler Auditorium,
which is in the Neaman Institute, adjacent to the Faculty Club

08:45-09:30 Registration
Session Chair: Pinhas Bar-Yoseph, Technion
09:30-09:35 Welcome to Participants - Moshe Sheintuch , Deputy Senior Vice-President, Technion
09:35-09:40 Welcome to Participants - Uri Sivan, Director, RBNI
09:40-10:40 KEYNOTE `` ``Multiscale Lattice Boltzmann Molecular Dynamics modeling
of biopolymer translocation across nanopores''
- Sauro Succi, CNR, Rome, Italy
10:40-11:10 ``Spontaneous ordering of polymers on nanotubes and nanospheres'' - Simcha Srebnik, Technion (link to ppt)
11:10-11:40 `` Phase field modeling of steps and growth hillocks on a crystal surface'' - Igal Rasin, Technion
11:40-12:10 Coffee +posters
12:10-12:40 ``Molecular Dynamics studies of nanoscale phenomena - Dennis Rapaport, Bar Ilan
12:40-13:10 ``Size effects on the thermodynamics of melting'' - Yinon Ashkenazy, Hebrew University
13:10-13:25 ``Some tips in the design of a high performance solution'' - Anne Weill, Technion
13:25-14:25 Lunch
Session Chair: Alon Hoffman, Technion
14:25-14:55 ``Understanding nano-materials from first principles'' - Leeor Kronik, Weizmann
14:55-15:25 ``Computational Aspects of Modeling of Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS)
for Biosensing Applications''
- Slava Krylov, Tel Aviv
15:25-15:55 ``Onset of plasticity in gold nanopillar compression'' - Eugen Rabkin, Technion
15:55-16:25 Coffee + posters
16:25-17:25 ``'Getting the most from your H/W: Tips for effective compiler usage'' - Yoel Jacobsen, Sun and E&M Computing
17:25-17:30 Closing Comments

The tutorials on the 10th May will be in the Lidow Physics Building, Rm 502

09:30-10:20 Succi, Lattice Boltzman Tutorial
10:20-10:40 Coffee, outside Rm 502
10:40-11:30 Succi, Lattice Boltzman Tutorial, ctd
11:30-13:20 Rapaport, Molecular Dynamics Tutorial
13:20-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:30 Adler, Atomistic Visualization Tutorial(link to html)

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE: Joan Adler, Physics, Technion and Simon Brandon, Chemical Engineering, Technion. Please check the website http://phycomp.technion.ac.il/~nanco for updates.
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