The 18th Asian Workshop on First-Principles
Electronic Structure Calculations
Nov. 9-11, 2015, Institute for Solid State Physics (ISSP), the University of Tokyo, Kashiwa, Japan

Invited Speakers

Michael Weinert (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA)
  First-principles calculations to experiment: Making the connection
Lucia Reining (Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau, France)
   A direct approach to the calculation of many-body Green's functions: theoretical spectroscopy beyond quasi-particles
Juerg Hutter (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
  Large Scale Condensed Matter Simulation with MP2 and RPA Methods
Artem R. Oganov (Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia)
  Discovering new materials and new phenomena with evolution
Sergei Dudarev (UK Atomic Energy Authority, UK)
  Dissipative dynamics of magnetic moments and point defects

Atsuto Seko (Kyoto University, Japan)
  First principles interatomic potentials via compressed sensing
Yoshifumi Noguchi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  All-electron first-principles GW+Bethe-Salpeter Method
Kohji Nakamura (Mie University, Japan)
  Electric-field-induced modification of magnetism in metal ferromagnets
Shusuke Kasamatsu (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  The negative capacitance of multidomain ferroelectric nano-capacitors simulated using the orbital-separation approach
Hiroyoshi Momida (Osaka University, Japan)
  First-principles studies of microscopic reaction mechanisms in sodium secondary batteries
Youhei Yamaji (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
  Towards realization of correlated topological phases in iridium oxides
Shiyou Chen (East China Normal University, China)
  Ab initio screening of photovoltaic semiconductors with benign defect and interface properties
Xinzheng Li (Peking University, China)
  Quantum simulation of low-temperature metallic liquid hydrogen
Xiangang Wan (Nanjing University, China)
  Novel properties of WTe2
Hongming Weng (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China)
  Topological Semimetals: Dirac, Weyl and Node-line Semimetals predicted from first-principles calculation
Jeng-Da Chai (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
  TAO-DFT and Its Applications to Zigzag Graphene Nanoribbons
Yu-Hui Tang (National Central University, Taiwan)
  Spin torque effect in spin-filter based magnetic tunnel junctions
Tay-Rong Chang (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
  Topological Nodal-Line Fermions in Strong Spin-Orbit Metal PbTaSe2
Jeil Jung (University of Seoul, Korea)
  Ab initio theory of moire superlattices in graphene on hexagonal boron nitride
Joongoo Kang (Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
  Period-doubling reconstructions and control of semiconductor partial dislocations
Jun Hee Lee (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, Korea)
  Quantum Materials Genome and Dynamic Catalytic Activity in Thin-Film Oxides from First Principles
Choong Hyun Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)
  Strain control of magnetic structure in layered iridates
Seungwu Han (Seoul National University, Korea)
  Automation strategy for high-throughput ab initio calculations