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Open Vacancies

Multiple ERC-funded Ph.D. and postdoc positions in strain engineering
  The Rogge group, embedded within the multidisciplinary Center for Molecular Modeling ( at Ghent University, Belgium, is looking for highly motivated researchers to perform state-of-the-art computational research in... more

Press Releases

Prof. Veronique Van Speybroeck from the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, UGent and head of the Center for Molecular Modeling ( was awarded with the Dr. Karl Wamsler Innovation Award 2023 on November 9, 2023.  This... more
Crumple zones form a critical safety measure to protect passengers during vehicular incidents. In a recent Matter article, researchers at the Center for Molecular Modeling (CMM) translated this safety concept to the atomic level. By designing... more
As next-generation materials for applications in the chemical industry, energy conversion, and more become increasingly complex to meet the stringent requirements, so does their atomic-level structure. This complexity makes it very challenging to... more


Every year on Dies Natalis, Ghent University awards various honorary doctorates. This year, one of the Honorary doctorates was awarded to prof. Bert Weckhuysen from the Utrecht University for his exceptional scientific achievements in the field of... more
During summer 2023 Pieter Cnudde, Michel Waroquier and Veronique Van Speybroeck published a paper on ‘Universal descriptors for zeolite topology and acidity to predict the stability of butene cracking intermediates’ in Catalysis Science and... more
In the first half of November 2023 two of our PhD students successfully defended their PhD thesis. Underneath you can read a bit more on the work they did at CMM in the past years. Congratulations Sander and YingXing! Sander Borgmans In-... more