Welcome to the Center for Molecular Modeling

The Center for Molecular Modeling is a multidisciplinary research center that is currently composed of about 35 researchers from the Faculties of Sciences (WE05) and Engineering and Architecture (EA17, EA10, EA20) of Ghent University.

The Center focuses on frontier research in six major areas - chemical kinetics in nanoporous materials, computational material research on the nanoscale, spectroscopy, many-particle physics, model development and bio- and organic chemistry. Read more

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'Opvang en opslag van CO2 dichterbij'

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'Opvang en opslag van CO2 dichterbij' Bron: kanaalz.knack.be 'Gentse onderzoekers realiseren doorbraak voor CO2-filter' Bron: tijd.be 'Spons voor kooldioxide' Bron: standaard.be 'Universiteit Gent ontwikkelt spons die CO2 goedkoper uit... more
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The Center for Molecular Modeling collaborated with the University College of London on a special-issue Chemical Society Review entitled "Advances in theory and their application within the field of zeolite chemistry". The review describes the... more

ERC Grants


This project is inspired by the quest to design an optimal catalyst for a given process. Nowadays this is more an art than a science. The need for accurate rate constants is crucial to fulfil this task. Molecular modelling has become a ubiquitous tool in many fields of science and engineering, but still the calculation of reaction rates in nanoporous materials is hardly performed due to major methodological bottlenecks. more

Most recent press release

30/07/2015
Innovatieve technologie tegen klimaatopwarming ontwikkeld door UGent en Berkeley (VS)
→ Het Centrum voor Moleculaire Modellering (UGent) en de University of California, Berkeley, stellen een nieuwe, goedkopere, technologie voor... more