News, vacancies and press releases


Ghent University researchers used computer simulations to discover a new material that efficiently converts methanol into building blocks for fuels and plastics. This conversion has the potential to replace traditional petrochemical processes based... more
On Friday June 8 at 10.30 am, Jack D. Evans will present his work on 'Computational and Experimental Investigations of the Negative Gas Adsorption Phenomenon' in lecture room Shingo, for which an abstract can be found below. Jack is a computational... more
Prof. Alexandre TKATCHENKO will give a lecture entitled 'Bridging the accuracy of quantum mechanics with efficiency of machine learning in molecular modeling' in the framework of the New Horizons Lectures in Chemistry by Solvay Institutes. Friday... more


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