Computational Life and Material Sciences

Scuola Normale Superiore
LEVEL
PhD
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
60
PERIOD
03/11/2021 to 06/02/2022

Course Description

The aim of the course is to provide an overview of the theories and methodologies currently used in various fields of computational molecular sciences, ranging from biomedical sciences to material sciences. A special focus will be devoted to those models and algorithms related to molecular simulation techniques, including enhanced sampling and free energy methods. Such models will be illustrated along with relevant examples taken from recent literature and concerning different molecular modeling applications.

Subject area

Chemistry Materials
Digital communications IA electronics

Field area

Digital
Industry and Space

Educational-info

Competences

1) Providing a basic theoretical ground for the comprehension of molecular modeling techniques currently used in the field of life and material sciences 2) Developing competences on some of the most common computational methodologies used in molecular sciences 3) Developing computational skills through tutorials and exercises 4) Stimulating the students to study a scientific problem of their interest suitable to be treated with molecular modeling methodologies

Prerequisites

at least a Bachelor in Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Duration

50h

ECTS

60

Validation mode

Oral Examination

Organizer

Partner

Scuola Normale Superiore

Faculty

Scuola Normale Superiore

Department

Classe di Scienze

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