1. June 2016: 11th USPEX workshop at the Enrico Fermi Center (Varenna, Italy).

  2. December 2015: Artem is elected Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences (a new honorary title).

  3. November 2015: Artem gives a lecture in Armenia and meets Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and President of Armentian Academy of Sciences R. Martirosyan

  4. October 2015: New release of USPEX code (v. 9.4.4)

  5. August 2015: New release of USPEX code (v. 9.4.3) and 10th USPEX workshop in China

  6. June 2015: 9th USPEX workshop in France

  7. May 2015: Shengnan Wang publishes an important paper in Nature Communications, about novel Ca carbides

  8. March 2015 / January 2015: New release of USPEX code (v. 9.4.2)

  9. December 2014 / January 2015: New release of USPEX code (v. 9.4.1) and 8th USPEX workshop in India

  10. February 2014: Qiang Zhu is promoted to Research Assistant Professor. Congratulations!

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

  12. 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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