Plenary Speakers


Claudia Felser

Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany

Talk title: Thermoelectric properties and topology


David Singh

Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

Talk title: Resolving contradictory transport requirements to identify new thermoelectric materials


Evgeny Y. Tsymbal

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, USA

Talk title: Predictive modeling of ferroelectric tunnel junctions


George Jackeli

Institute of Functional Matter and Quantum Technologies, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Talk title: Spin-Orbital interplay in Mott insulators

Invited Speakers

Dr. Ryosuke AKASHI

Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Talk title: First-principles study of superconductors: recent advances

Prof. Masatoshi IMADA

Department of Applied Physics, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Talk title: Multi-scale ab initio scheme for strongly corrected electrons

Prof. Yu Kumagai

Materials Research Center for Element Strategy, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Talk title: First-principles calculations on point defects in semiconductors and insulators

Prof. Yoshio MIURA

Kyoto Institute of Technology (KIT), Kyoto, Japan

Talk title: First-principles studies on voltage dependence of magnetic damping of Fe/MgO interface

Dr. Minoru OTANI

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan

Talk title: Development of a hybrid solvation model for electrochemical interfaces

Prof. Seiichiro TEN-NO

Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan

Talk title: Improving upon stochastic configuration interactions from many-body perspectives

Prof. Yong-Hoon Kim

Graduate School of Energy, Environment, Water, and Sustainability, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea

Talk title: Development of non-equilibrium first-principle simulation methods for the design of next-generation nanodevices

Prof. Youngkuk Kim

SungKyungKwan University

Talk title: Topological nonsymmorphic Dirac insulator

Dr. In-Ho Lee

Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science

Talk title: Materials design and reaction pathway exploration using conformational space annealing

Prof. Jae-Dong Lee

Department of Emerging Materials Science, DGIST, Daegu, Korea

Talk title: Petahertz frequency control of spins: model and first-principles calculations

Prof. Cheol-Hwan Park

Department of Physics, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Talk title: Hidden orbital polarization in centrosymmetric materials

Prof. Xi Dai

Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Talk title: Heavy Weyl fermion state in CeRu4Sn6

Prof. Xinzheng Li

School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing, China

Talk title: On the quantum nature of the nuclei in solids, in liquids, and on surfaces

Prof. Bing Huang

Beijing Computational Science Research Center, Beijing, China

Talk title: Generate and transport spin current in low-dimensional quantum materials

Prof. Jian Sun

School of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

Talk title: Phase transitions and materials design under high pressure

Prof. Xiuwen Zhang

College of Electronic Science and Technology of Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China

Talk title: Theoretical prediction of topologically non-trivial inorganic materials and their stability

Dr. Ching-Ming Wei

Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Talk title: Expedite random structure searching using objects from a Wyckoff position

Dr. Chao-Cheng Kaun

Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Talk title: Engineering interlayer exchange coupling and magnetocrystalline anisotropy in ultrathin films

Dr. Peng-Jen Chen

Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Talk title: The antiferromagnetic topological phase in pressurized SmB6