Keynote Speakers

Plenary talks:

Ali Alavi, Trinity College, England – "Quantum Monte Carlo approach to the ground state eigenvalue problem of many-electron systems"

Natalia Artemieva, Planetary Science Institute, USA "Airbursts - from Tunguska to Chelyabinsk"

Kurt Binder, University of Mainz, Germany "Simulations of Interfacial Phenomena in Soft Condensed Matter and Nanoscience"

Ian T. Foster, Argonne National Laboratory, USA –     "Preparing for the Computer Revolution"

Stefan Gottloeber, Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam, Germany –  "Formation of structure in the Universe"

Morten Hjorth-Jensen, University of Oslo, Norway –  "Living at the edge of stability, understanding the limits of the nuclear landscape: Computational and algorithmic challenges"

Dezso Horvath, Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Hungary –   "Search for the Higgs Boson: a Numerical Adventure of Exclusion and Discovery"

Isaak M. Khalatnikov, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russia –  "Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations and Early Days of Computational Physics"

Wolfgang Paul, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany –   "Monte Carlo Simulations of Semi-flexible Polymers: From Single Chains to Nematic Melts"

Carlo Pierleoni, Università degli Studi dell'Aquila, Italy   "First-principle calculations of high pressure hydrogen"

Tomo-Hiko Watanabe, National Institute for Fusion Science, Japan "Exploring phase space turbulence in magnetic fusion plasmas"

Vladimir E.  Zakharov, University of Arizona, USA "Numerical Modeling of Ocean Waves"


Invited talks:

Norbert Attig, Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany –  "Supercomputing Infrastructures in Europe"

Luca Baiotti, Osaka University, Japan - "Fully general-relativistic simulations of binary neutron-star mergers"

Marcia Barbosa,   Universidade Federal Do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil "Enhancement Flow in Nanoconfined Water"

Sara Bonella, Universita di Roma, Italy - "Quantum time correlation functions visa noisy Monte Carlo and classical trajectories"

Chin-Kun Hu, Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan "Computational approach to synchronization of nonlinear coupled systems"

Nail Inogamov, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics, Russia - "Ultrafast lasers, highly excited solids, and DFT-EAM-MD simulations "

Wolfhard Janke, University of Leipzig, Germany –  "Generalized Ensemble Simulations of Polymer Adsorption in an Attractive Spherical Cage"

David Landau, University of Georgia, USA –  "A New Paradigm for Petascale Monte Carlo:  Replica Exchange Wang-Landau Sampling"

Anthony Maggs, Ecole Superieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles, France “Constrained statistical mechanics for charges and spins”

Vladimir Voevodin, Moscow State University, Russia   "Supercomputing Center of Moscow State University: Computational Factory and Education"

Martin Weigel, Coventry University, England - "Simulating spin models on GPU: a tour"