20180419-01 21 April 2018 
Prof. Blatov took part in Chinese-German Symposium on Ultra-high Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites.

The Northwestern Polytechnic University organized the Chinese-German Symposium «Design Foundation of Oxidation Resistant Ultra-high Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites Aimed for Structural Applications» on April 14-20, 2018 in Xian (PR China).

 
20180403-01 3 April 2018 
SCTMS at SamaraTech began synthesis of MOFs.

SCTMS Laboratory of Novel Crystal Materials’ Synthesis at Samara State Technical University has been launched. Under supervision of the head of the Laboratory Dr. Eugeny Aleksandrov and head of the Department of chemistry and technologies of nitrogen compounds (DCTNC) Dr. Andrey Pimenov the synthesis of first MOFs was successfully conducted.

 
20180402-01 3 April 2018 
Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science established at SamaraTech.

Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science has been recently established at Samara State Technical University (SSTU).

 
20180323-01 23 March 2018 
Roman Eremin won a grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research.

The Russian Foundation for Basic Research supported the application of Dr. Roman Eremin, a senior research scientist of SCTMS Laboratory of Mathematical Modeling of Materials, within research contest for young scientists “My first grant”. His application 18-33-00477 joined the rank of winners.

 
20180216-01 16 February 2018 
A research project of SCTMS funded by Russian Foundation for Basic Research and Royal Society of London.

Eugeny Alexandrov, a senior research scientist of SCTMS won a grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and the Royal Society of London. He will work on development of computer design instruments of new microporous materials in cooperation with Dr. Matthew Addicoat (Nottingham Trent University, UK).

 
20180111-04 12 January 2018 
Research article of SCTMS scientists joined the rank of the most cited articles of the CrystEngComm Journal in 2017.

The research paper «How 2-periodic coordination networks are interweaved: entanglement isomerism and polymorphism» of Dr. Eugeny Alexandrov, Prof. Vladislav Blatov and Prof. Davide M. Proserpio is among three most cited reviews dedicated to coordination polymers and metal-organic networks published in CrystEngComm in 2017.

 
20180216-01 11 January 2018 
SCTMS team won two grants of Russian Foundation for Basic Research.

SCTMS team won two grants of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) within call for proposals 2018 for Russian projects of basic research.

 
20171230-04 11 January 2018 
SCTMS scientists’ research article published in the Accounts of Chemical Research.

The research article of SCTMS scientists “Topology of intermetallic structures: from statistics to rational design” was published in web-version of the Accounts of Chemical Research (ACR), one of the most cited scientific journals in chemistry. Impact Factor of ACR in 2016 achieved 20.268.

 
20171220-03 21 December 2017 
Pavel Zolotarev came back from the South Ural State University.

Pavel Zolotarev, a junior research scientist of SCTMS, came back from a short visit to the South Ural State University (SUSU, Chelyabinsk, Russia).

 
20171215-01 20 December 2017 
Denis Yablokov took part in ANM-2017.

Denis Yablokov, a leading engineer of SCTMS, took part in the 12th International Scientific and Technical Conference “Analytical and numerical methods of modeling in natural-science and social issues” that was held on December 4-6, 2017 in Penza, Russia.

 
20171207-02 12 December 2017 
Pavel Zolotarev presented his dissertation at PhD completion seminar.

On December 6, 2017, the meeting of the Department of Physical Chemistry and Chromatography and SCTMS was held. Pavel Zolotarev presented his PhD dissertation at the meeting.

 
20171128-01 30 November 2017 
The article of SCTMS researchers is among editors’ choices of CrystEngComm.

The official blog of CrystEngComm posted the message “Check out our editors’ choice of recent articles” with the list of the most significant articles over the last three years. The article of SCTMS researchers is included in the list.

 
20171120-01 22 November 2017 
Denis Yablokov’s report acclaimed as the best at NIT-2017.

Denis Yablokov, a researcher of SCTMS, came back from the Russian Scientific and Technical Conference of Students, Young Researchers and Specialists “New Information Technologies in Scientific Research” (NIT-2017) that was held in Ryazan on November 15-17, 2017.

 
20171116-07 21 November 2017 
Lecture “Non-covalent interactions with predominant electrostatic component: halogen, chalcogen, pnictogen, tetrel bonds. Searching for electronic criteria of pnictogen bonds in nitro compounds”.

On November 16, 2017 Dr. Ekaterina Bartashevich gave the lecture “Non-covalent interactions with predominant electrostatic component: halogen, chalcogen, pnictogen, tetrel bonds. Searching for electronic criteria of pnictogen bonds in nitro compounds”.

 
20171115-01 16 November 2017 
Alexei Krasnov’s report “Development of new functional materials based on doped bismuth titanate with the pyrochlore type structure” at SCTMS.

On November 14, 2017 Aleksei Krasnov, a researcher of the Laboratory of Ceramic Materials Science (Institute of Chemistry, Komi Science Center of UB RAS) gave the report “Development of new functional materials based on doped bismuth titanate with the pyrochlore type structure” within his internship at SCTMS.

 
20171113-01 16 November 2017 
Tatiana Akhmetshina is a prizewinner of the Contest “Student Award2017”.

Tatiana Akhmetshina, a laboratory assistant of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science, took part in Samara region contest in the field of professional education development “Student Award 2017” and won a prize “Intellect-2017”.

 
20171110-02 11 November 2017 
The report of Sergei Sobalev “Pnictogen bonds in crystals of organic nitro compounds” .

On November 9, 2017 Sergei Sobalev, a research assistant of the Laboratory of multiscale modeling of multicomponent functional materials of South Ural State University, presented the report “Pnictogen bonds in crystals of organic nitro compounds” at SCTMS.

 
20171109-01 10 November 2017 
Andrey Goltsev and Aleksandr Garin took part in EUROMOF2017.

SCTMS research assistants, Andrey Goltsev and Aleksandr Garin came back from the Delft Technical University (the Netherlands) where they took part in the 2nd European Conference on Metal Organic Frameworks and Porous Polymers (EUROMOF2017).

 
20171108-02 9 November 2017 
Research work of Prof. Vladislav Blatov and Dr. Olga Blatova in Italy.

From October 28 until November 6, 2017 Prof. Vladislav Blatov and Dr. Olga Blatova, a senior research scientist, have been working in the universities of Milan and Florence (Italy) within Mega-grant of the Government of the Russian Federation.

 
20171103-01 3 November 2017 
Business trip of Prof. Vladislav Blatov to China.

From September 26 until October 25, 2017 Prof. Vladislav Blatov has been working at the Northwestern Polytechnic University (NWPU, Xian). Except academic activities Prof. Blatov conducted negotiations and lectured at the International school “Topological Methods in Materials Science”.

 
20171018-03 20 October 2017 
International scientific school “Topological Methods in Materials Science 2017”.

The International school “Topological Methods in Materials Science” conducted on October 13-15, 2017 in Guangyang district of Lanfang, Hebei Province of China has concluded its work. The school was the first official event held in newly constructed scientific center – technopolis and business incubator TusPark of Tsinghua University.

 
20171017-06 20 October 2017 
SCTMS members published research paper in Scientific Reports.

The results of the research work conducted by SCTMS staff members in cooperation with the University of Pavia (Italy) and the University of Vienna (Austria) were published in Scientific Reports, one of the most prestigious scientific journals from the publishers of Nature.

 
20171016-03 17 October 2017 
Artem Kabanov presented a plenary report at the conference of All-Russian Institute of Aviation Materials.

SCTMS staff members (Dr. Artem Kabanov, Dr. Roman Eremin and Prof. Alexander Krutov) took part in the Russian national scientific and technical conference “Modern developments in metal science, casting technology, deformation, heat treatment and corrosion protection of light metal alloys”.

 
20171010-01 13 October 2017 
Pavel Zolotarev and Roman Eremin came back from the 21st International Scientific Conference of Young Scientists and Specialists of JINR.

SCTMS researchers took part in the 21st International Scientific Conference of Young Scientists and Specialists organized by the Association of Young Scientists and Specialists (AYSS) of the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR, Dubna).

 
20171009-01 11 October 2017 
Tatiana Akhmetshina reported at the Intermetallics 2017.

On October 2-6, 2017, Bad Staffelstein (Germany) gathered together experts in chemistry of intermetallics for the International Conference and School Intermetallics 2017. Tatiana Akhmetshina made an oral contribution to the conference program.

 
20171005-05 5 October 2017 
Artem Kabanov participated in the International School on LOBSTER program.

On September 25-29, the International School “Explicit Chemical-Bonding Analysis of Materials from High-Performance First-Principles Simulations” on research methods of chemical bonds applying LOBSTER computer program was held in Jülich, Germany. Dr. Artem Kabanov, a senior research scientist of SCTMS, took part in the school.

 
20171004-02 5 October 2017 
Roman Eremin took part in MSSC2017.

Roman Eremin, a researcher of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science, took part in MSSC 2017 “Ab initio Modelling in Solid State Chemistry” that was held on September 18-22, 2017 in London.

 
20171004-01 5 October 2017 
Artem Kabanov reported on NGC2017.

Dr. Artem Kabanov took part in the International Forum “Nano & Giga Challenges in Electronics, Photonics and Renewable Energy” (Nano & Giga Forum) that was held on September 18-22, 2017 in Tomsk concurrently with the Conference “Current Trends in Radio Physics”.

 
20171003-04 3 October 2017 
Natalia Kabanova participated in the International conference in Skoltech.

SCTMS researcher Natalia Kabanova came back from the 2nd International conference “Topical Problems of Modern Electrochemistry and Electrochemical Materials Science”.

The conference organized by the Skoltech Center for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Lomonosov Moscow State University was held on September 17-20, 2017 in Moscow.

 
20170928-10 3 October 2017 
Elizaveta Timofeeva is a prizewinner in the poster competition at the First International Conference on Intellect-intensive Technologies in Power Engineering.

Elizaveta Timofeeva, a research assistant of SCTMS, took part in the First International Conference on Intellect-intensive Technologies in Power Engineering (physical chemistry and electrochemistry of molten and solid electrolytes) that was held on September 18-22 in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

 
20170928-03 3 October 2017 
Tatiana Akhmetshina and Andrey Goltsev joined the ranks of 300 best students and postgraduates of Russia.

Research assistants of SCTMS Tatiana Akhmetshina and Andrey Goltsev became scholars of the Russian Federation President. The Selection Committee of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia published the list of winners who showed considerable academic and scientific achievements.

 
20170928-01 3 October 2017 
Prof. Davide M. Proserpio and Dr. Eugeny Alexandrov took part in IWSN2017.

The International school for young researchers “Smart Nanomaterials” was held on September 11-15, 2017 in Rostov-on-Don. Prof. Davide M. Proserpio participated as an invited speaker; Dr. Eugeny Alexandrov was among the participants.

 
20170912-01 12 September 2017 
Andrey Golov and Pavel Zolotarev came back from «EuCo-TCC 2017».

SCTMS researchers, Andrey Golov and Pavel Zolotarev participated in the 11th European Conference on Theoretical and Computational Chemistry (EuCo-TCC). The conference was held on September 4-7, 2017 in Barcelona (Spain).

 
20170906-01 8 September 2017 
The Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography 2017 (Hyderabad, India).

Prof. Vladislav Blatov and Dr. Eugeny Alexandrov took part in the XXIV Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography 2017 (IUCr). The Congress was held in Hyderabad International Convention Center on August 21-28, 2017.

 
20170915-01 7 September 2017 
Elizaveta Timofeeva took part in ECSSC 2017.

Elizaveta Timofeeva took part in the 16th European Conference on Solid State Chemistry (ECSSC) held on July 23-26, 2017 at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

 
20170912-03 6 September 2017 
Ekaterina Kuznetsova participated in FEZA 2017.

Ekaterina Kuznetsova, a research assistant of SCTMS, took part in the 7th FEZA Conference “The ZEOLITES: Materials with Engineered Properties” that was held on July 3-7, 2017 in Sofia (Bulgaria).

 
20170912-02 6 September 2017 
Nadezhda Nekrasova took part in the HPLC 2017.

Nadezhda Nekrasova took part in the 45th International Symposium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques (HPLC 2017, Prague, Czech Republic).

 
20170831-03 5 September 2017 
Prof. Davide M. Proserpio reported on American Chemical Society National Meeting.

Prof. Davide M. Proserpio delivered an oral report on the 254th National Meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society held on August 20-24, 2017 in Washington.

 
20170831-02 31 August 2017 
Prof. Davide Proserpio and Andrey Golov participated in ACNS’2017.

Prof. Davide M. Proserpio and Andrey Golov participated to the ACNS'2017, 13th International Conference on Advanced Carbon NanoStructures, held in Saint Petersburg on July 3-7, 2017.

 
20170815-01 17 August 2017 
Three researchers of SCTMS are winners of the contest “Young researcher – 2017”.

Tatiana Akhmetshina, Nadezhda Nekrasova and Artem Kabanov became winners of Samara regional contest “Young researcher – 2017”.

 
20170712-04 16 July 2017 
Open lectures of Dr. Pavlo Solokha on Crystal Chemistry of Intermetallics at SCTMS.

Dr. Pavlo Solokha (Department of Inorganic and Industrial Chemistry, the University of Genoa, Italy) gave the first open lecture at SCTMS (1, Akademik Pavlov St.).

 
20170711-01 12 July 2017 
D. Sineglazov gave the report “Modelling of magnetoelastic effect in copper beryllium alloys”.

On July 11, 2017 D.S. Sineglazov, an expert in modelling with density functional method, presented the report “Modelling of magnetoelastic effect in copper beryllium alloys” at Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science. The authors: Prof. A.V. Pokoev - head of the department of solid state physics, D.S. Sineglazov – a graduate of the master’s degree program “Condensed matter physics”.

 
20170707-02 10 July 2017 
Dr. Tilmann Leisegang and Dr. Pavlo Solokha in SCTMS.

Dr. Tilmann Leisegang (TUBAF, Germany) and Dr. Pavlo Solokha (Department of Inorganic and Industrial Chemistry, the University of Genoa, Italy) arrived to Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science on long-term visits.

 
20170630-01 2 July 2017 
Prof. Davide Proserpio in Samara.

Scientific advisor of the Russian Government’s Megagrant, Prof. Davide Proserpio arrived to SCTMS on a working visit. His mission will last from June 26 till July 2, 2017.

 
20170624-01 27 June 2017 
International school “ToposPro & 13th USPEX Workshop”: the outcomes.

The International school “ToposPro & 13th USPEX Workshop” conducted on June 16-20, 2017 in Shanghai has concluded its work. The school provided the participants with a unique opportunity to become familiar with the two advanced software packages being currently applied in materials science.

 
20170621-01 26 June 2017 
PhD student from Skoltech conducted research at SCTMS.

Artem Samtsevych, a PhD student of Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) and a member of the Laboratory of Computational Materials Design USPEX, has worked at Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science. His 10-day research trip was focused on advanced study of ToposPro software package.

 
20170605-01 7 June 2017 
Research trip of Eugeny Alexandrov in Milan.

Dr. Eugeny Alexandrov, a senior researcher of SCTMS, came back from the research trip to the University of Milan (Italy). From April 2 to May 20, 2017, he worked at the Laboratory of Dr. Lucia Carlucci and jointly with Prof. Davide M. Proserpio conducted the workshop on ToposPro at one of the European research centers.

 
20170602-02 5 June 2017 
Prof. Vladislav Blatov made a report at scientific workshop at Lomonosov Moscow State University.

On May 22, 2017, Prof. Vladislav Blatov held the scientific workshop “Computer topological analysis in crystal chemistry - theory and practice” at Lomonosov Moscow State University.

 
20170529-01 1 June 2017 
Tatiana Akhmetshina studied intermetallides in Genoa (Italy).

Tatiana Akhmetshina, SCTMS researcher, came back from the research trip to the University of Genoa (Italy). The goal of her visit was to conduct research and synthesis of intermetallic compounds jointly with Dr. Pavlo Solokha, Associate Professor of the Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, and his research team.

 
20170523-03 22 May 2017 
Workshop on ToposPro in Switzerland.

Prof. Davide M. Proserpio and Dr. Eugeny Alexandrov conducted a three days’ workshop on ToposPro at the Laboratory of Modelcular Simulation of École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL Valais Wallis (Sion, Switzerland).

 
20170504-01 19 May 2017 
State registration of Samara Carbon Allotropes Database.

Samara Carbon Allotropes Database has been registered by Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent). The database contains data about all known 3-periodic carbon allotropes based on all available research papers from scientific databases Web of Science and Scopus.

 
20170430-01 2 May 2017 
Prof. Blatov began lecturing at the Northwestern Polytechnical University (China).

Prof. Blatov came back from a working visit to the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU, Xian, Shaanxi, China). During his visit (April 12-25, 2017) he began the lecture course in crystal chemistry and outlined the plan of research work with students of NPU.

 
20170425-01 22 April 2017 
Tatiana Akhmetshina is a winner of Samara Regional Student Scientific Conference.

Tatiana Akhmetshina, a SCTMS researcher, took the first place at the 43rd Samara Regional Student Scientific Conference with the report “Nanocluster analysis of intermetallides: collection of nanocluster topological types (TTN) and its application” (scientific adviser – Prof. Vladislav Blatov) presented at the session “Physical, analytical chemistry and chromatography”.

 
20170405-07 5 April 2017 
Samara Region Governor Nikolai Merkushkin had a meeting with SCTMS director Prof. Vladislav Blatov.

On April 4, 2017, Samara Region Governor Nikolai Merkushkin had a meeting with the director of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science Prof. Vladislav Blatov.

 
20170405-06 3 April 2017 
The first article with SCTMS participation published in Nature!.

Today, on April 3, 2017 an article was published with the participation of the SCTMS researchers "Predicting crystal growth via a unified kinetic three-dimensional partition model" in the oldest and influential international journal of science “Nature”.

 
20170327-07 28 March 2017 
Research trip to INEOS RAS.

Eugeny Alexandrov and Andrey Golov, SCTMS researchers, came back from A.N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds of Russian Academy of Sciences (INEOS RAS). During March 20-24, SCTMS researchers worked at integration of instruments for electron density and atomic interaction analysis to the expert system.

 
20170321-02 22 March 2017 
Cooperation with the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD, USA).

Professor Vladislav Blatov took part in the 2017 Spring Meetings of the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD, USA). His participation has resulted in preliminary agreement on inclusion of topological information into databases of ICDD and Prof. Blatov’s membership in the ICDD.

 
20170301-02 6 March 2017 
Falk Meutzner will be enrolled in a Ph.D. program.

At present the application documents of Falk Meutzner, the researcher of TU Bergakademie Freiberg (TUBAF, Germany), is in progress for enrollment in the Ph.D. program of Samara University. Professor Vladislav Blatov will be the scientific supervisor of Mr. Meutzner.

 
20170301-01 1 March 2017 
Dr. Tilmann P. Leisegang arrived to SCTMS on a working visit.

Dr. Tilmann Leisegang (TU Bergakademie Freiberg) arrived to SCTMS on a ten-day working visit. He will stay in Samara till March 4, 2017.

 
20170225-01 28 February 2017 
Prof. Vladislav Blatov made a report at the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Materials.

On February 21, 2017, the director of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science Prof. Blatov made a report at the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Aviation Materials (VIAM).

 
20170220-02 21 February 2017 
The Conference of SCTMS researchers.

On February 15, 2017, the scientific conference of SCTMS researchers was held. SCTMS researchers presented their projects and studies, which are being implemented within nine areas.

 
20170220-01 20 February 2017 
Prof. Davide M. Proserpio arrived to SCTMS on a working visit.

Scientific advisor of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science Prof. Proserpio arrived to Samara on a weeklong working visit.

 
20170208-01 8 February 2017 
Prof. Blatov will give a plenary lecture at ICDD Spring meetings-2017.

The organizing committee of the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) Spring Meetings invited Prof. Blatov to give a plenary lecture.

 
20170206-01 6 February 2017 
SCTMS researcher is a winner of Samara Region Governor Award.

Tatiana Akhmetshina, one of the young researchers of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science, won the prize of Samara Region Governor for her achievements in scientific work.

 
20170103-01 6 February 2017 
Vladislav Blatov invited as a keynote speaker at the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography.

The director of SCTMS Prof. Vladislav Blatov will represent Russia as a keynote speaker at the 24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography.

 
20161213-01 22 December 2016 
Eugeny Alexandrov and Andrey Golov came back from research trip to INEOS RAS..

Eugeny Alexandrov and Andrey Golov, SCTMS researchers, were conducting research at A.N. Nesmeyanov Institute of Organoelement Compounds of Russian Academy of Sciences (INEOS RAS) on December 1-9, 2016.

 
20161209-01 9 December 2016 
Prof. Vladislav Blatov won Highly Cited Researcher Russia Award-2016.

Prof. Blatov became a winner of Highly Cited Researcher Russia Award-2016 and joined the rank of the most influential Russian scientists who greatly contributed to the Russian science development in 2016.

 
20161130-01 30 November 2016 
Conference of the Russian Science Foundation grantholders.

Eugeny Alexandrov came back from the scientific conference of the Russian Science Foundation grantholders “Fundamental chemical researches in the 21st century” that has been conducted at N.D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow) on November 20-24, 2016.

 
20161124-01 24 November 2016 
Dr. Tilmann Leisegang visited SCTMS.

Dr. Tilmann Leisegang has been visited Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science on November 19-23, 2016. During his short-term visit, he extended employment contract with Samara University till November 2017 and continued discussion of results of the joint research of sodium solid electrolytes.

 
20161025-01 28 October 2016 
Dr. Tilmann Leisegang gave a lecture on Na-S batteries and energy storage issues.

On October 21, 2016, Dr. Tilmann Leisegang gave the lecture «Identification and assessment of Na+ solid electrolytes» at Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science.

 
20161024-01 24 October 2016 
Grigory Ilyushin has arrived to SCTMS.

On October 18, 2016 Dr. Grigoriy Ilyushin, a leading research worker of the Federal Scientific Research Center “Crystallography and Photonics” of the Russian Academy of Sciences, arrived to Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science to conduct joint research work.

 
20161019-01 20 October 2016 
Anniversary Issue of Structural Chemistry edited by Prof. Vladislav Blatov.

The edition of Structural Chemistry Journal (IF 1.854, Springer Publishing) dedicated to the anniversary of Director of Silicate Chemistry Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a member of RAS Prof. Vladimir Shevchenko was issued. SCTMS researchers have been fruitfully cooperating with Prof. Vladimir Shevchenko for ten years.

 
20161018-07 19 October 2016 
Dr. Tilmann Leisegang arrived to SCTMS on a working visit.

Dr. Tilmann Leisegang (TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany) arrived to Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science on a 10-day visit.

 
20161013-01 17 October 2016 
Dr. Giuseppe Fadda gave a lecture on computations of electronic structure of solids.

On October 12, 2016, Dr. Giuseppe Fadda gave the lecture «Computations of electronic properties of solids using DFT» at Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science.

 
20161001-01 1 October 2016 
Dr. Giuseppe Fadda arrived to SCTMS on a working visit.

Dr. Giuseppe Fadda (the University of Padova, Italy) arrived to SCTMS on a working visit. He will stay in Samara for two weeks.

 
20160929-01 30 September 2016 
Conference on energy conversion in lithium electrochemical systems and satellite school in Suzdal.

Prof. Vladislav Blatov, Artem Kabanov and Roman Eremin took part in the XIV International conference "Topical problems of energy conversion in lithium electrochemical systems” on September 11 – 15, 2016 in Suzdal, Russia. Artem and Roman also participated in satellite school on electrochemical energy storage.

 
20160926-03 28 September 2016 
“Science of Future”: four oral reports and eight poster presentations.

Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science took part in the 2nd International scientific conference “Science of future” that was held on September 20-23, 2016 in Kazan Federal University (Kazan, Russia).

 
20160926-01 28 September 2016 
The International scientific school on VASP and International Conference on Advanced Materials Modelling (ICAMM).

Roman Eremin and Artem Kabanov participated in the International scientific school on the Vienna Ab-initio Simulation Package (VASP) and the International Conference on Advanced Materials Modelling (ICAMM). Both scientific events took place from August 31 to September 7, 2016 in Rennes (France).

 
20160923-01 26 September 2016 
SCTMS delegation came back from the ECM-30.

Six researchers of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science took part in the 30th Meeting of the European Crystallographic Association (ECM-2016) that was held from August 28 to September 1, 2016 in Basel, Switzerland.

 
20160922-02 24 September 2016 
Pavel Zolotarev came back from the AIC school 2016.

Pavel Zolotarev took part in the AIC International Crystallography School 2016: "Polymorphism, stability and phase transitions in crystals: theory, experiments, and applications" that was conducted on September 7-11, 2016 in Rimini (Italy).

 
20160921-01-1 23 September 2016 
Two researchers of SCTMS took part in the European Conference on Python in Science.

Andrey Golov and Pavel Zolotarev participated in the European Conference on Python in Science that took place on 23-27 of August in Erlangen (Germany).

 
20160916-01 19 September 2016 
Nadezhda Nekrasova took part in the ISC 2016.

Nadezhda Nekrasova, SCTMS researcher, came back from the 31st International Symposium on Chromatography (ISC2016). The Symposium took place from August 28 until September 1, 2016 at the University College Cork (Cork, Ireland).

 
20160822-05 25 August 2016 
SACADA – the world’s first database of 3-periodic carbon allotropes.

In July 2016, Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science researchers jointly with the Nobel laureate in Chemistry Prof. Roald Hoffmann (Cornell University, USA) published a scientific article in one of the most prestigious peer-reviewed chemistry journals – “Angewandte Chemie” (impact factor 11.7). In the article, the scientists presented the world’s first database of 3-periodic carbon allotropes - SACADA (Samara Carbon Allotrope Database).

 
20160822-02 22 August 2016 
German colleagues have delivered a course of lectures.

The researchers of the Institute of Experimental Physics of Freiberg University of Mining and Technology (TUBAF, Germany) Dr. Tilmann Leisegang and Falk Meutzner have delivered a course of lectures “An introduction to crystallography: Through the diverse world of crystalline matter towards solid electrolytes”.

 
20160815-01 16 August 2016 
German researchers have come to SCTMS.

Within cooperation with Freiberg University of Mining and Technology (TUBAF, Germany) the researchers of the Institute of Experimental Physics of TUBAF Dr. Tilmann Leisegang and Falk Meutzner have come to Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science.

 
20160718-02 18 July 2016 
The International Scientific School “Combined Topological and DFT Methods for Prediction of New Materials II”: results.

Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science successfully conducted the International Scientific School “Combined Topological and DFT Methods for Prediction of New Materials II”. During the first ten days of July SCTMS held two scientific and academic events: the International workshop “Applications of topological methods in materials science” (July 1-2) and the International scientific school (July 4-10).

 
20160718-01 4 July 2016 
Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science is holding the International Scientific School “Combined Topological and DFT Methods for Prediction of New Materials II”.

The International Scientific School “Combined Topological and DFT Methods for Prediction of New Materials II” has begun its work at Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science. The school continues the project initiated in 2015.

 
20160703-04 3 July 2016 
Prof. Vladislav Blatov concluded contract with the Northwestern Polytechnical University (Xian, Shaanxi, China).

Director of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science has become a professor of the School of Materials Science and Engineering of the Northwestern Polytechnical University (Xian, Shaanxi, China).

 
20160703-05 1 July 2016 
International workshop “Applications of topological methods in materials science” (July 1-2, 2016).

Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science has held the International workshop “Applications of topological methods in materials science”.

 
20160718-07 29 June 2016 
Research work of Eugeny Alexandrov in Milan University (Italy).

Dr. Eugeny Alexandrov, the researcher of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science, came back from the long-term scientific visit to Milan (Italy). During April 1 - May 29, 2016, he has been working at the Laboratory of Prof. Lucia Carlucci at the University of Milan.

 
20160610-02 10 June 2016 
SCTMS delegation took part in the national conference in Suzdal.

From May 30 to June 3, 2016 the 8th National Crystal Chemical Conference was held in Suzdal. Ten researchers of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science took part in the conference.

 
20160518-02 18 May 2016 
Prof. Vladislav Blatov received Scopus Award Russia-2016.

Director of Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science Prof. Vladislav Blatov received Scopus Award Russia-2016 “For outstanding contribution to Chemistry”.

 
20160518-01 18 May 2016 
Dr. George Kostakis gave a lecture on synthesis and application of polynuclear coordination clusters.

On May 11, 2016 Dr. George Kostakis gave the lecture «3d/4f polynuclear coordination clusters in catalysis» at SCTMS conference hall.

 
20160506-01 11 May 2016 
Dr. Victor Yushankhai gave a lecture on new materials for solar cells.

Dr. Victor Yushankhai (JINR, Dubna, Moscow region) presented the report “Hybrid organic-inorganic perovskites for next generation solar cells” at Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science.

 
20160512-01 22 April 2016 
Dr. Giuseppe Fadda gave a lecture on advanced calculation methods of elastic properties of solids.

On April 21, 2016 Dr. Giuseppe Fadda gave the lecture “Ab initio calculations of elastic properties of crystalline solids: theory and practice” at Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science.

 
20160426-01 8 April 2016 
Professional trip of Prof. Vladislav Blatov (March, 6 – April 7, 2016, Italy).

From March 6, 2016 to April 7, 2016 Prof. Blatov was on a long-term professional trip to Italy where he visited the University of Milan and the University of Padua. During his trip he managed to outline new dimensions of cooperation with European universities, updated the software being developed by the SCTMS staff, performed experimental theoretical calculations and scheduled new scientific publications.

 
20160404-01 4 April 2016 
Grant of Russian Science Foundation.

Russian Science Foundation (RSF) has summarized the results of the competition to receive grants for the priority area of the RSF’s activities “Basic scientific research and exploratory scientific research, conducted by research teams”. Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science has won 5-year grant for the project “Hybrid topological and quantum-chemical prediction methods of adsorption, catalytic and sensory properties of microporous framework and low-dimensional materials”.

 
20160317-03 17 March 2016 
State registration of Topological Types Collections Online.

The online version of Topological Types Collections has been registered by Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent). The database contains information about the topology of atomic nets in structures of chemical compounds, as well as the topology of the model nets. The database also stores correlations discovered between topological types and reference codes of crystalline structures in which there are certain topological types.

 
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Giuseppe Fadda gave a lecture on evolutionary algorithms for the prediction of crystalline structures.

On February 26, 2016 Dr. Giuseppe Fadda gave the lecture “Evolutionary algorithms for the prediction of crystalline structures: an overview” at SCTMS conference hall.

 
f_S7FPHaaWk 12 February 2016 
Dr. Tilmann Leisegang gave a lecture on future of energy.

On February 10, 2016 Dr. Tilmann Leisegang gave a lecture “Electrochemical energy storage in the context of the energy transition – contributions of crystallography to resource-efficient new all-solid-state batteries” at Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science.