1. February 2014: Qiang Zhu is promoted to Research Assistant Professor

  2. December 2013: Major discovery of new unexpected sodium chlorides is published in Science

  3. August 2013: USPEX workshop in Guilin (China), with record high attendance

  4. August 2013: Release of the USPEX code version 9.3.9 is now available. All previous versions are obsolete

  5. May 22, 2012: premiere of a documentary film "Color of the crystal". Earlier, a TV-film "Once, with Artem Oganov" was released.

For some of our discoveries of new materials and phenomena please see Research page.


Our lab develops novel methods for computational materials discovery, and applies them to a wide range of exciting scientific problems.

We invite all talented people to apply at any time. Positions in the lab are extremely competitive and we choose the select the brightest young talents and nurture them.

We use some of the world's most powerful supercomputers, and our lab has its own supercomputer.

Each year we host many visiting researchers and students.

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