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Webinar on molecular dynamics simulation code “HOOMD-blue” — Jan. 21
January 21, 2014 @ 12:00 am
The Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering is offering the following webinar:
Title: Using HOOMD-blue for Polymer Simulations and Big Systems
Presenter: Dr. Jens Glaser, Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan Description: In this webinar, Dr. Glaser will demonstrate how real-world computational research in soft matter physics can be accelerated on a GPU-equipped desktop computer with the HOOMD-blue molecular dynamics software. A presentation of how to set up a simulation of a dense polymer liquid, and how to analyze and visualize the results is provided. There will be a demonstration of how self-assembled ordered structures of block copolymers emerge out of an initially disordered configuration. With external potentials, an artificially ordered phase can be produced as well. HOOMD-blue’s easy-to-use scripting interface and plug-ins are used to create a productive work-flow and extend its capabilities. As an advanced topic, there will be a discussion of how the upcoming version of HOOMD-blue can be used on compute clusters running on ten to hundreds of GPUs in parallel, to boost simulations of long polymer chains or large-scale systems. Time/Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. EST. Registration: https://attendee.