Thomas Young Centre Events Archive

The Thomas Young Centre organises many different kinds of scientific events on the theory and simulation of materials, including Highlight Seminars, Soirees and Workshops...

See our photo gallery of previous events here!

Symposium
15/10/2020
Thursday 15 October 2020

See inside for link to video recording

Professor Peter Littlewood, The University of Chicago

Metal-insulator transitions in elastic media

Professor Chris Pickard, University of Cambridge

Random search - a tool to explore energy materials

Professor Gabor Csanyi, University of Cambridge

Machine learned force fields and potential energy surfaces

Dr Jarvist Frost, Imperial College London

Large polarons with the Feynman theory: mobility, defect scattering and vibrational response

Arrival Ltd / Happy Electron Ltd

Zoom
Student Day
08/10/2020
Thursday 8th October 2020
TYC Logo_blue_on_white_2.jpg

It's that time of the year when we get to welcome lots of shiny new members to the Thomas Young Centre. 

This year we are holding our welcome event online (of course) and as always, we have got a great line-up!

Zoom
Seminar
24/09/2020
Thursday 24th September 2020
Giannis Mpourmpakis.jpg

Giannis Mpourmpakis, Bicentennial Alumni Faculty Fellow, Associate Professor

Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

University of Pittsburgh


Zoom
Workshop
21/09/2020
21-25 September 2020
MSSC2020 image.jpg

London (UK time), September 21-25, 2020

Online via registration
Seminar
20/08/2020
Thursday 20 August 2020
TYC Logo_blue_on_white_2.jpg

Speakers:

Lorenzo Botto - Structural Materials Interest Group

Delft University of Technology

Graphene nanohydrodynamics: theory and simulations to understand the flow behaviour of sheared dispersions of 2D material nanoplates

Edina Rosta - Soft & Biological Matter Interest Group

Structural insights in targeting COVID-19 RNA helicase, NSP13

Zoom
Seminar
06/08/2020
Thursday 6 August 2020
TYC Logo white on blue.jpg

Matthew Foulkes - Methods & Formalisms group

Solving the Many-Electron Schrodinger Equation with Neural Networks

Kim Jelfs - Structural Materials / Functional Materials & Devices groups

Screening chiral organic semiconductors: exploring side groups and assembly to optimise charge transport

Zoom
Other
27/07/2020
27 July to 1 August 2020

POSTPONED TO 2021, new dates to be announced

Nucleation from liquids is a phenomenon encountered in countless natural and industrial processes. Nucleation is the initial step in the formation of a new, usually thermodynamically stable phase, from a parent, metastable phase.

TBC
Seminar
23/07/2020
Thursday 23 July 2020
TYC Logo white on blue.jpg

Speakers:

Dorothy Duffy - Functional Materials & Devices group

Modelling phase transformations induced by electronic excitations

Anthony Phillips - Functional Materials & Devices group

Pressure-induced softening and other unexpected thermodynamic properties

Zoom
Workshop
16/07/2020
16-17th July 2020

POSTPONED to 2021, new dates to be announced

This workshop aims to showcase the latest advances in computational materials design and promote discussion and debate on bridging theory and experiment.

TBC
Seminar
15/07/2020
15 July 2020
Ella Gale.jpeg

Ella Gale, University of Bristol

Wednesday 15 July 2020, 3pm

MS Teams
6yBGvF_web.jpg

Follow @tyc_london for updates from the Thomas Young Centre.