Complex High-Dimensional Energy Landscapes Tutorials

September 12 - 15, 2017


EL2017 GraphicThe program opens with four days of tutorials that will provide an introduction to major themes of the entire program and the four workshops. The goal is to build a foundation for the participants of this program who have diverse scientific backgrounds. Topics that will be discussed during the tutorials include: Minimization and saddle-point methods, surrogate models, stochastic sampling and rare event simulation techniques, and genetic algorithms.

Organizing Committee

Cecilia Clementi (Rice University, Physics)
Graeme Henkelman (University of Texas at Austin)
Richard Hennig, Co-chair (University of Florida)
Tony Lelièvre (Ecole des Ponts ParisTech)
Mitchell Luskin, Co-chair (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, School of Mathematics)
Noa Marom (Carnegie-Mellon University, Materials Science and Engineering)
Petr Plechac (University of Delaware)
Christof Schuette (Freie Universität Berlin)