9 June 2018 г. 
International Union of Crystallography accepted CIF format extension elaborated by SCTMS.

Crystallographic Information File (CIF) is a standard text file format for representing crystallographic information, promulgated by the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr). CIF stores diverse information (primarily experimental data) about crystal structures.

1 June 2018 г. 
Results of the second visit of Prof. Blatov to ICDD.

On May 15-29, 2018, Prof. Vladislav Blatov was on mission at the International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) in Newtown, Philadelphia, USA.

17 May 2018 г. 
Research paper of SCTMS scientists published in Nature.

The research paper «Topologically guided tuning of Zr-MOF pore structures for highly selective separation of C6 alkane isomers» (doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04152-5) has been issued in Nature Communications, a peer-reviewed open access journal published by the Nature Publishing Group.

11 January 2018 г. 
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.

20 October 2017 г. 
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.

20 October 2017 г. 
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.

27 June 2017 г. 
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.

26 June 2017 г. 
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.

7 June 2017 г. 
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.

5 June 2017 г. 
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.

1 June 2017 г. 
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.

22 May 2017 г. 
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).

27 June 2016 г. 
Webinar «Solid electrolytes: Analysis of migration paths and prediction of conductivity with Voronoi partition».

On June 27, 2016 at 10:00 UTC (13:00 Moscow time) the SCTMS team held the webinar "Solid electrolytes: analysis of migration paths and prediction of conductivity with Voronoi partition".

25 May 2016 г. 
Webinar “Intermetallic compounds: modeling with polyshell onion-like nanoclusters”.

On May 25, 2016 at 10:00 UTC (13:00 Moscow time) Samara Center for Theoretical Materials Science conducted the webinar "Intermetallic compounds: modeling with polyshell onion-like nanoclusters".

17 March 2016 г. 
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.