2019 Scientific Advisory Board Meeting November 15 – 16

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The Center held the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meeting on November 15 – 16 at Molecular Foundry at LBNL. The following world-renowned scientists have committed to serving on our SAB:

  • Prof. Roberto Car (Princeton)
  • Prof. Giulia Galli (Univ. of Chicago)
  • Prof. Tony Heinz (Stanford)
  • Dr. Mark Hybertsen (Brookhaven Lab)
  • Prof. Angel Rubio (Director, Max Planck Institute, Hamburg)
  • Prof. Lin Lin (UC Berkeley)

The meeting agenda is provided below:

Scientific Advisory Board Meeting

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Building 67, Room 3111, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA 94720

Friday–Saturday, November 15–16, 2019

AGENDA

Friday Morning Schedule

7:45 AM                     Shuttle Pickup at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Downtown Berkeley

8:00 – 8:30 AM          Registration, Discussion and Breakfast

8:30 – 9:15 AM          Talk 1: Overview: Steven Louie (35+10 mins) – Overview of C2SEPEM: Vision, Strategy and Progress

9:15 – 9:45 AM          Talk 2: Felipe da Jornada (25+5 mins) – New Ab Initio Formalisms for Excited-State Phenomena

9:45 – 10:15 AM        Talk 3: Diana Qiu (25+5 mins) – Validation and Applications of Excited-State Codes for Energy Materials

10:15 – 10:45 AM      Break

10:45 – 11:15 AM      Talk 4: Eran Rabani (25+5 mins) – Stochastic Methods for Ground and Excited States

11:15 – 11:45 AM      Talk 5: Mauro del Ben (25+5 mins) – Algorithms and Codes for HPC: Towards Exascale Computing

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM  Lunch and Discussions

Friday Afternoon Schedule

1:00 –1:30 PM            Talk 6:  Chao Yang (25+5 mins) – Applied Mathematics and Numerical Methods Development in C2SEPEM

1:30 – 2:00 PM           Talk 7: Feng Wang (25+5 mins) – Probing Berry Curvature by Intra-Exciton Optical Stark Effect

2:00 – 2:30 PM           Talk 8: Summary: Steven Louie (25+5 mins) – Future Directions for C2SEPEM

Short Scientific Highlight Talks

2:30 – 2:45 PM           Highlight 1: Yang-Hao Chan (12+3 mins) –Excitonic Effects in Optical-Field-Driven Quasi-2D Materials from Time-Dependent GW Approach

2:45 – 3:00 PM           Highlight 2: Weiwei Gao (12+3 mins) – Accelerating Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory and GW Calculations Using Interpolative Separable Density Fitting

3:00 – 3:15 PM           Highlight 3: Marina Filip (12+3 mins) – Dynamically Screened Excitons in Heteropolar Lead-Halide Perovskites

3:15 – 3:45 PM           Break

3:45 – 4:00 PM           Highlight 4: Zhenglu Li (12+3 mins) – Linear-Response GW Perturbation Theory: Method and Electron-Phonon Coupling in Oxide Superconductors

4:00 – 4:15 PM           Highlight 5: Jonah Haber (12+3 mins) – Phonon-Limited Exciton Coherence Times and Diffusion in Crystalline Tetracene

4:15 – 4:30 PM           Highlight 6: Wenjie Dou (12+3 mins) – Stochastic Resolution of Identity to Imaginary and Real-Time Second-Order Green’s Function: Ground-State and Quasi-Particle Properties

4:30 – 4:45 PM           Highlight 7: Wenfei Li (12+3 mins) – Application of Linear-Scaling Stochastic-GW Method to Bilayer Heterojunctions of Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides

4:45 – 5:00 PM           Highlight 8: Chenchen Song (12+3 mins) – Stochastic Time-Domain Formulation of Bethe-Salpeter Equation

5:00 – 5:15 PM           Highlight 9: Zili Fan (12+3 mins) – Fractured Stochastic Exchange Operator in Density Functional Theory

5:15 – 5:30 PM           Highlight 10: Yashpal Singh (12+3 mins) – Diagonal and Low-Rank Approximation in GW Calculation

5:30 – 6:00 PM           SAB Closed Session

6:15 PM                     Shuttle to Great China Restaurant

6:30 PM                     Dinner – Great China Restaurant (corner of Bancroft and Oxford)

Saturday Schedule

7:45 AM                     Shuttle Pickup at Hotel Shattuck Plaza, Downtown Berkeley

8:00 – 8:30 AM          Breakfast and Discussions

8:30 – 9:00 AM          Round Table Discussion with Young Researchers and SAB

9:00 – 10:30 AM        SAB Executive Session and Preparation of Report (Closed Session)

10:30 – 11:00 AM      SAB and Management Team Meeting

In Parallel           

9:00 – 11:00 AM        Postdocs/Students Interactions and Discussions

11:00 – 12:00 PM       Lunch and Discussions

12:00 PM                    Adjournment of SAB