BigDFT/ABINIT Training Workshop

June 30 & July 1, 2010 | University of Pittsburgh

The presenters will be Thierry Deutsch and Damien Caliste of the Institute for Nanoscience and Cryogenics, Grenoble, France.



Wednesday, June 30, 1:30 – 5:00 PM, University Club, Ballroom B

Discussion of ABINIT and the ETSF Project

1:30-2:15 PM: Introduction to Electronic Structure Calculations – Wissam Al-Saidi

2:15-3:15 PM: Introduction to ABINIT – Thierry Deutsch and Damien Caliste

3:15-3:30 PM – Break

3:30-4:30 PM: Introduction to BigDFT – Thierry Deutsch and Damien Caliste

4:30-5:00 PM: Oriented Talk – Thierry Deutsch and Damien Caliste (Open Forum, topics of interest include calculations domain and BigDFT, ABINIT capabilities)


Thursday, July 1, 8:30 – 12:00 PM, Sennott Square, Room 5502

BigDFT Hands-On Training


8:30-10:00 AM: ABINIT hands-on training – Thierry Deutsch, Damien Caliste

10:00-10:15 AM – Break

10:15-12:00 PM: BigDFT hands-on training – Thierry Deutsch and Damien Caliste

12:00-12:15 PM: Open Forum

Hosted by Pitt’s Center for Simulation & Modeling.Sponsored by DoD’s User Productivity Enhancement, Technology Transfer and Training (PETTT).

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