News, vacancies and press releases


On September 10, 2018, Prof. Van Speybroeck, received the MCEC 2018 lecture award during a symposium honoring her contributions to the understanding of catalytic phenomena making use of theoretical methods. In September 2018, she has visited... more
On August 13, 2018, professor Veronique Van Speybroeck (Center for Molecular Modeling, faculty of Engineering and Architecture) was nominated as a ChemPubSoc Europe Fellow, the highest distinction awarded by ChemPubSoc Europe. She received this... more
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


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