Program schedule is here and at the end of this page.

The workshop will run from Feb. 9 starting at 8:00 am to Feb. 10, ending at 12 noon. Those interested in an informal post-workshop lunch are welcome to join us just after the end of the workshop.

A PDF of the program and the poster abstracts are now available.

Confirmed speakers include:

Links to bios and abstracts are available with each speaker name.

Simon Billinge
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

Carelyn (Carrie) Campbell
Metallurgist, Materials Science and Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Martha Grover
Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology

Supratik Guha
Director, Physical Sciences Department, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

Surya Kalidindi
Professor, Director of Materials Informatics for Engineering Design group, Georgia Tech

Bryce Meredig
Founder, Citrine Informatics

Brian Puchala
Assistant Research Scientist, Lead Domain Scientist for Materials Commons, University of Michigan

John Schlueter
Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF), Director of Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF)

Anatole von Lilienfeld
Professor, University of Basel – Switzerland

Paul Voyles
Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Antony (Tony) Williams
Founder and Vice President of Strategic Development of ChemSpider, President of ChemConnector

Program Schedule:

Mon 2/9
8:00 am    Continental Breakfast

8:15 am    Welcome from the Accelerator Network

8:30 am   Antony Williams – Hosting Public Domain Chemicals Data Online for the Community – the Challenges of Handling Materials

9:20 am    Paul Voyles – Opportunities At The Intersection of Data Science and Materials Characterization

10:10 am    Break

10:30 am    Simon Billinge – The Materials Complexity Frontier: Applied Math and Computational Challenges

11:20 am    Martha Grover – Experimental Design as an Organizing Principle for Materials Design

12:10 pm    John Schlueter – The Materials Genome Initiative (MGI) at the National Science Foundation (NSF):
Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future (DMREF)

12:30 pm    Lunch provided

1:30 pm    Antole von von Lilienfeld – Efficient Methods for Sampling Materials Space from First Principles

2:20 pm    Carelyn (Carrie) Campbell – The Materials Genome Initiative and the “Data Revolution”

3:10 pm    Break

3:30 pm    Bryce Meredig – Materials Data in the 21st Century: from Mishmash to Moneyball

4:20 pm    Brainstorming discussion on opportunities in materials informatics.

5:00 pm    Networking and poster session

7:00 pm    Dinner at Samba Restaurant

Tues 2/10
8:00 am    Continental Breakfast

8:30 am    Supratik Guha – Big Data Opportunities in Materials Science

9:20 am    Brian Puchala – The Materials Commons: A Novel Information Repository and Collaboration Platform for the Materials Community

10:10 am    Break

10:30 am    Surya Kalidindi – How Can Data Science Enable Accelerated Development of Hierarchical Materials

11:10 am    Brainstorming discussion on opportunities in materials informatics.

11:50 am    Wrap up

12:00 noon   Lunch – informal with anyone interested


More speakers and program details to follow!