The International Conference on Algorithms and Applications for Excited State Electronic Structure Theories was successfully held at Beijing Computational Science Research Center from August 8 to 10, 2016.
Excited state electronic structure theory is one of the most active research fields in condensed matter physics and quantum chemistry, and plays a critical role in understanding electronic and optical properties of materials and chemical systems, and in energy related applications. Numerical algorithms for excited state theory typically suffer from high computational complexity. This conference aims at bringing leading experts in the field to introduce recent developments of numerical algorithms and applications of excited state theory, and to stimulate discussion among conference participants.
Twenty two (22) invited speakers attended the conference, including Prof. Roberto Car from Princeton University, Prof. Wei-Tao Yang from Duke University, Prof. Eberhard Kurt Ulrich Gross from Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics among others. The conference attracted over 100 young scientists and students in China.