Amsterdam Modeling Suite workshops

21 June 2019: 1-day AMS workshop in Singapore (A*STAR IHPC)

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Join Thomas to learn hands-on how to use basic & advanced features of the Amsterdam Modeling Suite to study various chemistry & materials science problems.

Preliminary schedule

10 – 10.30am Introduction to AMS and its modules
10:30  -noon getting started with the GUI: building & importing molecules, polymers, surfaces, visualizing orbitals, band structures & related properties
11.30 – noon Coffee break
noon – 1pm Lunch break
1- 2.30pm Ab initio molecular dynamics &  ReaxFF: molecule deposition, stress-strain, getting started with parameterization
2.30 -3pm Coffee/tea break
3 – 4pm Wrapping up / specific topics of interest

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Workshop exercises

After an introduction and  short demo, we usually let participants choose from basic and advanced exercises. We also have excellent teaching materials available.

Workshop programs

Example schedule for a 1-day workshop:

09.30-10.30: Introduction and overview of the ADF Modeling Suite
10.30-12.00: Getting started: building molecules, basic calculations
12.00-13.00: Lunch
13.00-17.00: Advanced exercises, further discussions

Previous workshops

  • 1-day workshop Seoul (29 May 2019, Fedor, intro slideshands on morning, afternoon)
  • Half-day workshop NTU, Taipei (22 May 2019, Fedor)
  • 1-day workshop Penn State (29 March 2019, Fedor)
  • 1-day workshop, TU/Eindhoven (10 January 2019, Alexei & Mirko)
  • 2-day advanced ReaxFF workshop Tokyo (1+2 November 2018, Fedor, slides)
  • 1-day ReaxFF parameterization workshop Osaka (30 October 2018, Fedor, slides)
  • 2-day workshop Beijing (22+23 October) and Dalian (24+25 October) by Fedor (slides day 1 &  day 2)
  • 1-day workshop, Daejeon (9 February 2018, Fedor)
  • 2-day workshop, Almaty (21-22 September 2017, Alexei)
  • 1-day workshop, IDRIS, Orsay, (30 June 2017, Ole)
  • Half-day workshop, SHARCNET, Waterloo, Canada (12 June 2017, Thomas)
  • Half-day workshop, HPCS2017, Kingston (6 June 2017, Thomas)
  • 2-day workshops in China, (Xiamen 16-17, Shanghai 19-20 May, Fedor). See slides 
  • One-day workshop CSC training facilities in Espoo (3 May 2017, Ole)
  • 1-day hands on workshop, TU Dresden (27 March 2017, Mirko & Thomas)
  • 2-day hands-on ReaxFF workshop, London (27+28 September 2016)
  • 1-day hands-on workshop A*CRC, Singapore (8 July 2016)
  • 1-day hands-on workshop NCHC, Hsinchu, Taiwan (1 July 2016)
  • 1-week ADF workshop (TCCM) at VU Amsterdam (18-22 April 2016)
  • 1-day ADF workshop at the CASCaM, UNT (21 March 2014)
  • 2-day ADF+ReaxFF NSCCS workshop (8+9 April 2014)
  • 1-day ADF workshop at the Universität Ulm (22 September 2014)
  • 1-day ADF workshop at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (23 September 2014)
  • 1-day ADF workshop at Hong Kong University (12 May 2015)
  • 1-day ADF workshop at the National Supercomputing Center in Shenzhen (13 May 2015)
  • 1-day ADF workshop at Tsinghua University (16 May 2015)
  • 1-day ADF workshop at George Washington University (12 August 2015)

Workshop materials from collaborations

Please credit the authors if you (re-)use their workshop materials. You can also have a look at the teaching materials and webinars.

Specialized Webinars by expert users and developers:

These cover advanced topics such as electronic couplings, QM/MM, DIM/QM for SERS, ETS-NOCV for chemical bonding analysis. On the webinar page you can register for upcoming presentations, or play back previous ones.