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Week 1
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Wed, Jan 6
2:00 pm
SSR
All participants
Organizational Meeting

Thu, Jan 7
10:30am
Aud
Matthias Troyer,
Philipp Werner, Emmanuel Gull

Simulations and algorithms of
quantum fermionic systems - state
of the art, recent advances, future
challenges


Fri, Jan 8





Week 2
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon.,Jan11
12:15pm
Aud
Michael Lynch
The Evolution of Genomes
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Wed, Jan 13
10:30
SSR
Takashi Miyake (Tsukuba)
Constructing low-energy models
of correlated materials from first-principles


Thu, Jan 14
10:30
Aud
Ben Powell
(University of Queensland)
Strong correlations in organic charge transfer salts: superconductors, Mott insulators, bad metals and spin liquids


2:00pm
Aud
Zachary Fisk
TBA/ Heavy fermions

Week 3
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jan 18


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
UCSB Holiday.
No scheduled events at KITP.
Tue, Jan 19
10:30
Aud
Nicola Spaldin (UCSB)
Whither multiferroics ?
(Subtitle: Should there still be
two 'h's in Whither?)


Thu, Jan, 21
10:30
Aud
Ole Andersen (MPI, Stuttgart)
Designing nickelates that look like cuprates.

Week 4
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Jan 25
12:15pm
Aud
Gabi Kotliar
Understanding correlated electron materials starting from first principles: where do we stand ?
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, Jan 26
10:30am
Aud
D.D Sarma
Disorder and polaronic effects in strongly correlated materials

Thu, Jan 28
10:30am
Aud
L. Mitas
Quantum Monte Carlo: insights into many-body effects and applications

Week 5
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 1
12:15pm
Aud
Kristen Menou
How unusual is our solar system?
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, Feb 2
10:30am
Aud
Leon Balents (KITP)
Spin-orbit physics in the Mott regime

Wed, Feb 3
2:00pm
MSR
Miguel Eckstein
Linking Neurons to Individual Differences in Perceptual Skill
KITP Colloquium, All welcome.
Thu, Feb 4
10:30am
Aud
Matthias Scheffler
(FHI, Berlin and UCSB)
Get Real! Ab Initio Description and Modeling of
Correlated-Electron Materials


Fri, Feb 5
2:30pm
Aud
A. Rubtsov (Moscow)
K. Held (Wien)
Discussion on Dual Fermion Approach and Dynamical Vertex Approximation

Week 6
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 8
Fri, Feb 12
9:00AM
MSR
CONFERENCE
MATERIALS BY DESIGN
Schedule
Week 7
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 15


Presidents Day
UCSB Holiday
No scheduled events at KITP
Tue, Feb 16
10:30am
Aud
Jeff Snyder (CalTech)
Challenges and Opportunities for Condensed Matter Physics of Thermoelectric Materials

Tue, Feb 16
2:00pm
SSR
Kamran Behnia
(ESPCI, Paris)
Low-temperature thermoelectric response of correlated electrons: an experimental survey

Thu, Feb 18
10:00 am
MRL
Room 2053
Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta
"First-principles Study of Double-perovskite Compounds"

Fri





Week 8
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Feb 22
12:15pm
Aud
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.
Tue, Feb 23
10:30am
Aud
Ryotaro Arita (University of Tokyo)
Toward “tailor-made correlations” in zeolites

Wed, Feb 24





Thu, Feb 25
10:30am
SSR
Sadasivan Shankar
(Intel Corporation)
"Nothing Happens till Something Moves"-Challenges in Materials Modeling of Non-equilibrium and Time-dependent Systems.

Fri, Feb 26





Week 9
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Tue, Mar 2
10:30am
Aud
Ian Fisher (Stanford University)
Superconducting Fe-pnictides: lessons from the normal state

Wed, Mar 3





Thu, Mar 4
10:30am
Aud
David Ceperley (University of Illinois)
The Phases of Warm-Dense Hydrogen and Helium as seen by Quantum Monte Carlo

Fri, Mar 5





Week 10
Time
Place*
Speaker
Title
Comments, Links,...
Mon, Mar 8
12:15pm
Aud
TBA
TBA
Blackboard Lunch Seminar, All welcome.






Tue, Mar 9
10:30am
Aud
Kieron Burke (UC Irvine)
"Bridging the gap between weak and strong correlation:
A new way forward"


Wed, Mar 10





Thu, Mar 11





Fri, Mar 12





*Aud=Auditorium, SSR=Small Seminar Room, MSR=Main Seminar Room FR=Founders' Room
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