Scheduled List of Speakers:

**Albano, Ezequiel (La Plata), MC simulations of irreversible reaction processes: phase transitions, oscillations and propagation of chemical waves****Allen, M. P. (Bristol), Simulations and theories of liquid crystals****Amaral, Luis A. Nunes (Massachusetts), Stochastic feedback and the regulation of the cardiac system,***in collaboration with P.C.H. Ivanov, A.L. Goldberger and H.E. Stanley***Andreoni, Wanda (Zurich), Density-functional-theory based MD in materials science: recent applications****Autin, Bruno (Geneve), Symbolic modelling of high energy beam optics****Barkema, Gerard (Julich), Towards long-time dynamics of disordered materials****Batrouni, George (Nice), Dual quantum MC for bosonic Hubbard models,***in collaboration with H. Mabilat***Berche, Bertrand (Nancy), MC investigation of the influence of randomness at first-order phase transitions,***in collaboration with C. Chatelain***Besold, G. (Lyngby), MC simulation of diblock copolymer microphases by means of a "fast" off-lattice model,***in collaboration with O. Hassager and O.G. Mouritsen***Biehl, Michael (Wuerzburg), A simple model of slope selection and coarsening in epitaxial growth,***in collaboration with W. Kinzel and S. Schinzer***Binder, Kurt (Mainz), Understanding the glass transition and the amorphous state of matter: can computer simulation solve the challenge?****Boghosian, Bruce M. (Boston), Generalized thermostatistical description of the nonneutral plasma****Borcherds, Peter H. (Birmingham), Some results for the standard map with twist****Boronat, J. (Barcelona), Sampling differences in quantum MC: a generalized reweighting method,***in collaboration with J. Casulleras***Bowler, Ken (Edinburgh), Why QCD needs high performance computing****Brey, J. Javier (Sevilla), Direct MC simulation of dilute granular flow,***in collaboration with M.J. Ruiz-Montero***Bubak, Marian (Cracow), Trafic simulation using cellular automata and continuous models,***in collaboration with P. Czerwinski and E. Jareccka***Cap, Ferdinand (Innsbruck), A new collocation method for boundary value problems****Cannas, Sergio A. (Córdoba, Ar), Modelling plant spread in forest ecology using cellular automata,***in collaboration with S.A. Páez and D.E. Marco***Çelik, Tarik (Ankara), Rounding of phase transition in 2D 8-state random-bond Potts model,***in collaboration with F. Yasar and Y. Gündüç***Chakraborty, Bulbul (Brandeis), Modelling the glass transition****Ciccotti, Giovanni (Roma), Semiclassical limit of intermediate scattering function by MD via Wigner-Filinov approach to quantum dynamics****Cordero, Patricio (Santiago), NonNewtonian hydrodynamics: theory and microscopic simulation,***in collaboration with D. Risso***Cordes, Frank (Berlin), Hybrid MC with adaptative temperature choice: efficient conformational analysis of RNA****Creswick, Richard J. (South Carolina), Yang-Lee zeros and microcanonical studies of the q-state Potts model,***in collaboration with S.Y. Kim***Daura, Xavier (Zurich), Reversible peptide folding in solution by MD simulation,***in collaboration with B. Jaun, D. Seebach, W.F. van Gunsteren and A.E. Mark***Derreumaux, Philippe (Paris), Ab initio prediction of polypeptide structure from sequence****Derrida, Bernard (Paris), Selection of the velocity and shape of propagating fronts,***in collaboration with E. Brunet***Deutsch, Hans-Peter (Eschborn), Computational methods in the pricing and risk management of modern financial derivatives****Dippel, Sabine (Hamburg), MD simulations of granular flow on a rough inclined plane****Domany, Eytan (Rehovot), Superparamagnetic clustering of data - The definitive solution of an ill-posed problem****Dorso, Claudio O. (Buenos Aires), Fragmentation of hot drops****Droz, Michel (Geneve), Lattice multiparticle model for a fluid - Application to ballistic annihilation,***in collaboration with B. Chopard and A. Masselot***Duxbury, Phillip M. (Michigan), Combinatorial optimisation methods in disordered systems****Fernandez, Julio F. (Zaragoza), Normal and exponential random numbers from simulations of pseudo-physical systems****Fogedby, Hans C. (Copenhagen), Soliton approach to the noisy Burgers equation****Forcrand, Philippe de (Zürich), Fermionic MC for lattice gauge theories****Goedecker, Stefan (Stuttgart), The solution of multiscale differential equations using wavelets****Gorroñogoitia, Jesús (Madrid), Noise correlation time controled localization,***in collaboration with J.L. Cabrera and F.J. de la Rubia***Gunton, James D. (Lehigh), Phase turbulence in low Prandtl number fluids with stress free boundaries****Hansmann, Ulrich H.E. (Houghton, Mi), Protein folding simulations in generalized ensembles****Henner, Victor (Perm), Simulation of coherent radiofrequency superradiation from disordered spin systems,***in collaboration with T. Belozerova and C. Davis***Hoffmann, Karl Heinz (Chemnitz), Slow relaxation dynamics - From spin glasses to stochastic optimization****Holian, Brad L. (Los Alamos), The birth of dislocations in shock waves and high-speed friction,***in collaboration with J.E. Hammerberg and P.S. Lomdahl***Jacob, Chistian (Erlangen), Evolution and co-evolution of developmental programs****Jain, Sanjay (Bangalore), Emergence and evolution of complex networks in adaptative systems****Janke, Wolfhard (Leipzig), Potential barriers in Edwards-Anderson Ising spin glass from multi-overlap simulations****Jauslin, Hans R. (Dijon), Grid methods, Hilbert space basis and Laczos algorithms for simulations of quantum dynamics: control of molecular processes by strong laser pulses,***in collaboration with S. Guérin***Kalos, Malvin H.****(Livermore), Fermion MC****Kinzel, Wolfgang (Wuerzburg), Phase transitions of neural networks****Kiwi, Miguel (Santiago), MD simulation of amorphization and melting around defects,***in collaboration with G. Gutiérrez, R. Ramírez and J. Rogan***Kremer, K. (Mainz), Bridging the gap from microscopic to semi-microscopic modeling of polymers****Ktitarev, Dmitri V. (Dubna), Complex dynamics of avalanches in Abelian sandpile model,***in collaboration with V.B. Priezzhev***Landau, David P. (Athens, Ga), MC simulations of thin film growth,***in collaboration with S. Pal and Y. Shim***Landau, Rubin H. (Corvallis, Or), The Web and CP education; good, bad, and ugly****Leath, Paul L. (Piscataway), Absence of two-dimensional bragg glass,***in collaboration with C. Zeng and D.S. Fisher***Lebowitz, Joel L. (New Brunswick), Physical reality, mathematical models and computer simulations****Leeuwen, J.M.J. van (Leiden), Density-matrix methods for the groundstate of quantum spins,***in collaboration with M. S. L. du Croo de Jongh***Lobanov, Yuri Yu. (Dubna), Computation of functional integrals in the problems of quantum and statistical physics****Lomdhal, Peter (Los Alamos), Large scale parallel MD simulations of metals****Lucena, Liacir S. (Natal, Br), Simulations of branched polymers in disordered systems,***in collaboration with H.A. Rego, L.R. da Silva, J.S. Andrade Jr. and C. Tsallis***Luczak, F. (Antwerpen), The many-body diffusion algorithm - Harmonic fermions,***in collaboration with F. Brosens, J.T. Devreese and L.F. Lemmens***Lyubartsev, Alexander P. (Stockholm), Calculation of effective interaction potentials from radial distribution functions,***in collaboration with A. Laaksonen***Mantegna, Rosario N. (Palermo), Simulation of nonstationary stochastic processes in physics and finance****Mareschal, Michel (Bruxelles), Statistical properties of fluids out of equilibrium using NEMD****Meakin, Paul (Oslo), Computer simulation of meandering rivers,***in collaboration with T. Sun, T. Jossang and K. Schwarz***Mendoza, Claudio (Caracas), The IRON project****Miguel, M. Carmen (Cambridge, Ma), Kinetic growth of oriented chains in dipolar colloidal solutions,***in collaboration with R. Pastor-Satorras***Miocchi, Paolo (Roma), Numerical simulations of close encounters among globular clusters and massive black holes,***in collaboration with R. Capuzzo-Dolcetta***Möbius, A. (Dresden), Two physically motivated algorithms for combinatorial optimization****Muñoz, Miguel Angel (Roma), Non-perturbative renormalization group approach to surface growth,***in collaboration with C. Castellano, M. Marsili, A. Gabrielli and L. Pietronero***Muñoz, Alfonso (La Laguna), High pressure semiconductor physics from ab initio calculations,***in collaboration with A. Mujica, P. Rodrígues-Hernández and S. Radescu***Muñoz, J. Daniel (Stuttgart), Broad histograms method for continuous systems: the XY model,***in collaboration with H.J. Herrmann***Nielaba, Peter (Mainz), Quantum simulations in materials science: molecular monolayers and crystals****Novotny, Marj A. (Tallahassee), Projective dynamics for Ising and Potts models,***in collaboration with M. Kolesik and P.A. Rikvold***Nowak, Ulrich (Duisburg), MC simulation of magnetisation switching in a Heisenberg model for small ferromagnetic particles,***in collaboration with D. Hinzke***Ódor, Géza (Budapest), Correlated initial conditions in directed percolation,***in collaboration with H. Hinrichsen***Ohira, Toru (Tokyo), Delayed dynamics for encryption****Oliveira, Paulo M.C. (Niterói), Energy degeneracies from microcanonical averages****Opper, Manfred (Birmingham), Replicator dynamics,***in collaboration with S. Diederich***Panayotaros, Panayotis (México), Traveling water waves on the sphere****Pastor-Satorras, Romualdo (Cambridge, Ma), Long-ranged-interactions induced ordered structures in deposition processes,***in collaboration with J.M. Rubí***Penna, Thadeu J.P. (Boston), Computer simulation of biological aging****Pesch, Werner (Bayreuth), Complex spatio-temporal patterns in the Rayleigh-Benard convection****Potapenko, Irina F. (Moscow), Numerical simulation of heating problems for a weakly collisional plasma,***in collaboration with C.A. de Azevedo***Prilutski, Yu. (Kyiv), Computer modelling of structure and vibrational spectrum of fullerene water solution,***in collaboration with S. Durov***Puri, Sanjay (New Delhi), Recent progress in understanding phase separation kinetics****Queiroz, Sergio de (Rio de Janeiro), Numerical studies of dilute Ising systems on strips,***in collaboration with F.D.A. Aarao Reis and R.R. dos Santos***Radjai, Franck (Montpellier), Multicontact dynamics of granular systems****Rapaport, Dennis C. (Ramat-Gan), Novel MD applications: hydrodynamic instability and supramolecular assembly****Richardson, Steven L. (Washington), First-principles tight-binding calculation of the structural and electronic properties of zinc,***in collaboration with M.J. Mehl and D. Papaconstantopoulos***Rieger, Heiko (Julich), Disordered systems near quantum critical points****Rizzato, Felipe B. (Pôrto Alegre), Transition from low-dimensional chaos to turbulence in multidimensional conservative systems****Roldán, J.B. (Granada), A computational study of the strained Si MOFET: a possible alternative for the next century electronics industry,***in collaboration with F. Gámiz, J.A. López-Villanueva, J.E. Carceller and P. Cartujo***Rombouts, Stefan (Gent), A general quantum MC method for fermions, free of discretization errors,***in collaboration with K. Heyde***Rull, Luis F. (Sevilla), Effect of dipolar interactions in the Gay-Berne model,***in collaboration with M. Houssa***San Miguel, Maxi (Baleares), Spatiotemporal dynamics, localized structures and synchronization in the vector complex Ginzburg Landau equation,***in collaboration with E. Hernández-García, M. Hoyuelos and P. Colet***Sanchez, J.R. (Mar del Plata), Transfer of information in noise induced transport,***in collaboration with C.M. Arizmendi***Santos, Francisco de los (Granada), Driven lattice gases: new perspectives,***in collaboration with P.L. Garrido***Sarsa, Antonio (Granada), Variational MC calculation of two-body properties in atoms,***in collaboration with F.J. Gálvez and E. Buendía***Sato, Yuzuru (Tokyo), NP-completeness of kSAT and multifractals,***in collaboration with M. Taiji and T. Ikegami***Schreiber, Michael (Chemnitz), Multifractal analysis of electronic states at the metal-insulator transition in disordered materials****Schwartz, Ira B. (Washington), Instant chaos and hysteresis in coupled linear-nonlinear oscillators,***in collaboration with I. Georgiou***Schwarzer, Stefan (Stuttgart), Hydrodynamic effects in shear induced aggregation,***in collaboration with S.B. Santra***Schweizer, Wolfgang (Tübingen), Discrete variable method for non-integrable quantum systems,***in collaboration with R. González-Férez***Shchur, Lev N. (Chernogolovka), On the quality of random number generators with taps****Sneppen, Kim (Copenhagen), A simple model for self assembly of proteins****Sob, Mojmir (Brno), Ab initio calculations of electronic structure in perfect and imperfect metallic materials,***in collaboration with I. Turek and V. Vitek***Soler, Juan (Granada), On the evolution of a tangent-slope discontinuity on a singular contour dynamic****Solla, Sara A. (Evanston), The dynamics of learning in multilayer neural networks****Solomon, Sorin (Jerusalem), Microscopic representation in complex biological, cognitive and financial systems****Sourlas, Nicolas (Paris), Universality in random systems: the case of the 3D random-field Ising model****Stanley, H. Eugene (Boston), Can statistical physics contribute to the science of economics?***in collaboration with L.A.N. Amaral, S.V. Buldyrev, S. Havlin, R. Mantegna, M. Salinger and M.H.R. Stanley***Stamatescu, I.O. (Heidelberg), Topology on the lattice,***in collaboration with Ph. de Forcrand, M. García Pérez, J.E. Hetrick and E. Laermann.***Stinchcombe, Robin (Oxford), Nonequilibrium dynamics and quantum models****Succi, Sauro (Roma), Computer simulation of the immune system response,***in collaboration with M. Bernaschi, F. Castiglione, F. Celada and P. Seiden***Sugiyama, Yuki (Mie), Optimal velocity model for traffic flow****Swendsen, Robert H. (Pittsburgh), A Bayesian approach to critical phenomena,***in collaboration with B. Diggs, C. Genovese and J.B. Kadane***Tamarit, Francisco A. (Córdoba, Ar), Recognition ability in a biologically motivated neural network,***in collaboration with C.R. da Silva and E.M.F. Curado***Taraskin, S.N. (Cambridge), Vibrational excitation propagation in disordered atomic structures by normal mode analysis,***in collaboration with G. Cormier and S.R. Elliot***Telo da Gama, Margarida (Lisboa), Strongly dipolar fluids: a computational and theoretical challenge****Tobochnik, Jan (Kalamazoo MI), Teaching students to write computer simulations in Java****Toral, Raúl (Palma de Mallorca), Noise induced phase transitions****Torquato, Salvatore (Princeton), Reconstructing random media****Torres, Joaquín J. (La Jolla), The effect of synaptic fluctuations in the retrieval process of neural networks****Toxvaerd, Soeren (Copenhague), Chemical reactions and phase separation in condensed fluids simulated by MD****Trebin, Hans-Reiner (Stuttgart), MD simulations of crack propagation in quasicrystals,***in collaboration with R. Mikulla, M. Brunelli and P. Gumbsch***Tsallis, Constantino (Rio de Janeiro), Nonextensive thermostatistics: computational applications****Vespignani, A. (Trieste), New perspectives on the critical nature of sandpile models****Vives, Eduard (Barcelona), Computer studies of the 2D random-field Ising model at***T*=0,*in collaboration with C. Frontera***Vojta, Thomas (Chemnitz), Computer simulations of disordered interacting electrons,***in collaboration with F. Epperlein and M. Schreiber***Vorontsov-Velyaminov, Pavel N. (St. Petersburg), Bead-Fourier path-integral MC method applied to systems of identical particles,***in collaboration with R.I. Gorbunov and S.D. Ivanov***Wahle, J. (Duisburg), Modelling and simulation of traffic flow,***in collaboration with J. Esser, R. Barlovic, L. Neubert and M. Schreckenberg***Wahnström, G. (Göteborg), Quantum MC simulation of atomic motion,***in collaboration with T. Mattsson***Wang, Jian-Sheng (Singapore), Some novel MC simulation dynamics****Whitlock, Paula A. (New York), Quantum MC study of the second and third layers of helium-4 adsorbed on graphite,***in collaboration with G.V. Chester***Wojciechowski, K.W. (Poznan), Computer simulations and theoretical analysis of models exhibiting negative Poisson ratios****Yeomans, Julia (Oxford), Lattice Boltzmann simulations of complex fluids****Yorke, James A. (Maryland), Attractor reconstruction: the Jacobian****Zagrodzinski, Jerzy A. (Warsaw), Soliton type phenomena in discrete systems****Zannetti, Marco (Salerno), Overall time evolution in phase-ordering kinetics,***in collaboration with C. Castellano***Zharekeshev, Isa Kh. (Hamburg), Advanced diagonalization for models of quantum disordered systems,***in collaboration with B. Kramer***Zheng, Bo (Halle), MC simulations of short-time critical dynamics.**

In addition, the programme will include a Poster session and an Educational and Scientific Software Session