Users Group Meeting 2018

September 18 - 20, Pittsburgh, PA USA

Thank you to all the attendees and speakers for a very successful User Group Meeting.

The 2018 Materials Design® User Group Meeting was held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from the 18th to the 20th of September. The meeting included hands-on training session, a technical program dedicated to recent developments in computational materials science, and interactive sessions with MedeA® users and Materials Design® personnel. This year’s speakers included:


Applications of the ReaxFF forcefield for identifying reactive properties for complex materials and interfaces

Adri van Duin - Penn State University / RxFF_Consulting.LLC

The Materials Genome in Action

Berend Smit - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

EPRI's Goal of Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Nuclear Fuel Performance

Erik V. Mader, Ph.D. - EPRI Nuclear Fuels & Chemistry

EPRI's Goal of Advanced Modeling and Simulation in Nuclear Fuel Performance

Erik V. Mader, Ph.D. - EPRI Nuclear Fuels & Chemistry

Cluster Expansion - a Versatile Method in Computational Materials Science

Gregor Feldbauer - Hamburg University of Technology – Institute of Advanced Ceramics – Hamburg, Germany

Machine Learning and Materials Discovery

Gus L. W. Hart - Brigham Young University

Property Prediction for Industrial Fluids Using Molecular Modeling: From Gases to Glasses

Marianna Yiannouakou - Materials Design, Inc.

MedeA 2018 Users Group Meeting Hands-on Training Workshop Tutorials

Materials Design, Inc. - Materials Design, Inc.