TALENT course lecture videos available
The TALENT course Density Functional Theory and Self-Consistent Methods
was held at the University of York in York, UK, from July 17 to August 6, 2016.
The principal lecturers were Jacek Dobaczewski, Andrea Idini, Alessandro Pastore,
and Nicolas Schunck.
Videos of the lectures and written materials are
First FRIB-CSC Fellows selected
Five scientists have been selected as the first Facility for
Rare Isotope Beams-Chinese Scholarship Council research fellows.
Funding for the fellows is provided by the CSC, which
will support five fellows every year for two-year visits at U.S. labs and
universities involved in FRIB science.
The fellow candidates were selected by a joint U.S.-China committee and
placed in U.S. research groups interested in hosting a fellow.
Theorist Dr. Yinu Zhang of Peking University will be joining the Ohio
State University group.
Inaugural meeting of the FRIB Theory Alliance
A meeting marking the creation of the FRIB-TA was held
on March 31 and April 1 at Michigan State University.
It was very well attended, with
members present and others observing by videocast.
featured excellent speakers
(slides) and discussion of the FRIB-TA
charter (which was
ratified by the community) and FRIB-TA initiatives.
FRIB Theory Fellow selected
The FRIB Theory Fellow Search Committee has selected a new fellow
to reside at Michigan State University.
Dr. Gregory Potel was the selected candidate and started in May, 2016.