News, vacancies and press releases


On Wednesday May 2 2018 Prof. Bartolomeo Civalleri of the University of Torino, Italy, will give a lecture entitled 'Large scale hybrid HF/DFT calculations for solids with the CRYSTAL code' at the Center form Molecular Modeling. @ Auditorium... more
Dr. Francois Xavier Coudert from Chimie Paris Tech will give a lecture entitled 'Complex behaviour of fluids in confined spaces of soft porous materials' at the Center for Molecular Modleing on April 25 2018 at 10:00 - Room Shingo, Technologiepark... more
Prof. Jin-Chong Tan will give a lecture entitled 'Establishing Connections Between Framework Dynamics and Elasticity of MOFs' on Tuesday April 24 2018 at 10:00 at Room Shingo, Technologiepark 903, 9052 Zwijnaarde.


Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowships

The Center for Molecular Modeling is open to host potential MSCA Individual Fellowships, provided your research topic fits into our active research lines and provided you have a proven excellent track record. We are typically interested in researchers who can enforce our team and have a strong motivation to work in a highly ambitious research team. If you are interested, we request that you send your CV to Prof. V. Van Speybroeck ( All applications will be screened upon their suitability to the criteria set above.

Our university provides support to potential applicants who choose UGent as host institution. More information can be found here:

Press releases

Betrouwbaarheid van materiaalsimulaties bewezen via online internationaal onderzoek
→ De jongste generatie computercodes levert volledig gelijkwaardige voorspellingen van materiaalgedrag, onafhankelijk van de gebruikte software... more
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