Materials & Molecular Modelling Hub Conference and User Meeting 2019

The second annual Materials & Molecular Modelling (MMM) Hub Conference and User Meeting will take place at the Thomas Young Centre in London on the 3rd and 4th September 2019. 

3-4 September 2019
Time: 9am onwards
Venue: Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre and South Cloisters, Wilkins Building, UCL
Contact: Karen Stoneham
Tel: 0207 6797306

The meeting will bring together leading researchers in the materials and molecular modelling community from across the UK and beyond.

Through a mix of keynote, invited, and contributed talks and posters, the meeting will provide an excellent opportunity for researchers at all levels to learn about the forefront of this important field and to showcase their most recent results.

Keynote speakers

Sharon Ashbrook, University of St Andrews
Silke Biermann, École polytechnique, Paris
Martin Head-Gordon, UC Berkeley
Karina Morgenstern, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Invited speakers

Nick Bristowe, University of Kent
Rosana Collepardo-Guevara, University of Cambridge
Syma Khalid, University of Southampton
Carole Morrison, University of Edinburgh
David O'Regan, Trinity College Dublin
Andela Saric, University College London
David Scanlon, University College London
Gabriele Sosso, University of Warwick
Jonathan Yates, University of Oxford

Users of the Thomas HPC facility are particularly encouraged to attend and to present their most exciting research results obtained on Thomas. Following on from the success of 2018's flagship event, the MMM Hub Conference and User Meeting will again host an on-site 'Thomas Helpdesk', where the team instrumental in Thomas' operational success will be available to discuss all aspects of this essential HPC resource.  Delegates can approach the Helpdesk with inquiries about job submission, scheduling, code compilation, datasets, software installation, disk quotas, data usage and more.  Representatives from hardware manufacturers Intel and Lenovo will be on hand throughout the meeting.


Registration has now closed.  Please contact Karen Stoneham at tyc-administrator@ucl.ac.uk to find out if there are any tickets remaining.

2019 Key Dates:

- The conference will run between Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th September

Contact details

For enquiries please contact the MMM Hub Coordinator at



George Booth, TYC, King's College London
Nicholas Bristowe, University of Kent
Georgina Ellis, OCF Plc
Owain Kenway, University College London
Chris Kriton-Skylaris, University of Southampton
Angelos Michaelides, TYC University College London
Andrew Morris, University of Birmingham
Arash Mostofi, TYC Imperial College London
Chris Pickard, University of Cambridge
Matt Probert, UKCP, University of York
Laura Ratcliff, Imperial College London
Elton Santos, Queen’s University Belfast
Ms Karen Stoneham, TYC, University College London


The MMM Hub Conference and User Meeting is kindly sponsored by the Thomas Young Centre, the United Kingdom Car-Parrinello Consortium (UKCP), the Materials Chemistry Consortium (MCC), CCP9, OCF Plc, Lenovo and Intel Corporation.


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