International Advisory Committee

The role of the ABINIT International Advisory Committee (IAC) is to help make decisions concerning broad policies of ABINIT implementation, use, and licensing, and to help coordinate international acitivities of the ABINIT community. Examples of IAC activities include maintenance of the GPL licensing model within ABINIT, forging links to related coding projects, and coordinating ABINIT-sponsored Workshops and Schools.

Presently ( confirmed in Fréjus, May 9, 2017), the members of the Advisory Committee are:

  • Doug C. Allan, Corning Inc., USA
  • Fabien Bruneval, Service de Recherches de Métallurgie Physique CEA-Saclay, France
  • D. Caliste INAC/SP2M/L_SIM, CEA-Grenoble, France
  • Michel Côté, Physics Department, Université de Montréal, Canada
  • Philippe Ghosez, Physique théorique des matériaux, Université de Liège, Belgium
  • Xavier Gonze, Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences (IMCN), Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Donald R. Hamann, Mat-Sim Research, USA
  • François Jollet, Département de physique théorique et appliquée, CEA-Bruyères Le Châtel, France
  • Masayoshi Mikami, Mitsubishi Chemical Corp, Japan
  • John J. Rehr, Department of Physics, University of Washington, USA
  • Gian-Marco Rignanese, Institute of Condensed Matter and Nanosciences (IMCN), Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
  • Aldo H. Romero (Chair), Department of Physics and Astronomy, Condensed Matter Theory and Computation, West Virginia University, USA
  • Nicola Spaldin, Materials Theory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Marc Torrent, Département de physique théorique et appliquée, CEA-Bruyères Le Châtel, France
  • M. Verstraete NANOMAT, Université de Liège, Belgium
  • Josef Zwanziger, Department of Chemistry , Dalhousie University, Canada

Past members who we thanks for their great services to the Abinit Community :

  • Lucia Reining, Laboratoire des Solides Irradiés, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau cedex, France
  • Gilles Zerah, Département de physique théorique et appliquée, CEA-Bruyères Le Châtel, France
  • Thierry Deutsch, INAC/SP2M/L_SIM, CEA-Grenoble, France