Plenary Speakers

Prof. Volker W. Blum

Duke University, USA

Title : All-electron electronic structure theory for new materials for light harvesting and light emission

Prof. Xavier Gonze

Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

Title : Vibrational effects in electronic structure: Temperature-dependence, zero-point motion, spectral functions

Prof. Steven G. Louie

UC Berkeley, USA

Title : Topological and Interaction Effects in Atomically Thin 1D & 2D Materials

Prof. Nicola Marzari

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Title : 2D, or not 2D?

Prof. Su-Huai Wei

Beijing Computational Science Research Center, China

Title : First principle investigation of defect properties in energy materials

Invited Speakers

Prof. Tay-Rong Chang

National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

Title : Topological crystalline insulator: from symmetry indicators to material discovery

Prof. Mei-Yin Chou

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Title : Topics of Two-Dimensional Materials and Their Heterostructures

Prof. Myung Joon Han

KAIST, Korea

Title :Toward the Better First-principles Description of Correlated Materials: Old Functionals and New Concepts

Prof. Li Huang

Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Title : Origin of high thermoelectric performance in n- and p-type SnSe crystals

Prof. Fumiyuki Ishii

Kanazawa University, Japan

Title : First-principles study of Berry-phase-mediated thermoelectric effects

Prof. Siriporn Jungsuttiwong

Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand

Title : DFT Mechanistic Study of Carbon-Doped Boron Nitride Nanosheet as Highly Efficient Metal-Free Catalyst for NO Reduction

Dr. Choong H. Kim

Institute for Basic Science, Seoul National University, Korea

Title : Spin-orbital-entangled Jeff=1/2 state in 3d transition metal oxide CuAl2O4

Dr. Donghoon Kim

Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Title : Novel Materials for Ferroelectric Photovoltaics

Prof. Hsin Lin

Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Title : Topological Materials

Prof. Priya Mahadevan

S.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India

Title : Engineering spin-valley physics in transition metal dichalcogenide bilayers

Prof. Yu-ichiro Matsushita

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Title : Quasiparticle spectra based on wave function theory: Application of coupled-cluster theory and self-energy functional theory

Prof. Yoshitada Morikawa

Osaka University, Japan

Title : First-principles theoretical study of catalytic reactions at surfaces and interfaces

Prof. Noejung Park

UNIST, Korea

Title :Band topologies and spin-phonon dynamics of spin-orbit coupled insulators: a study with the real-time TDDFT

Prof. Su Ying Quek

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Title : Electronic and Optical Properties of 2D-material-based Heterostructures

Prof. Hosung Seo

Ajou University, Korea

Title : First-principles theory of defect-based spin qubits in heterogeneous semiconductors

Prof. Jiatao Sun

Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Title : First-principles investigations of nonequilibrium states of periodically driven black phosphorous

Prof. Yasumitsu Suzuki

Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Title : TDDFT study of electron scattering processes

Prof. Atsushi Togo

Kyoto University, Japan

Title : High-throughput first-principles phonon calculation and phonon database

Prof. Xian-Gang Wan

Nanjing University, China

Title : Towards ideal topological materials: Comprehensive database searches using efficient symmetry indicators

Prof. Satoshi Watanabe

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Title : Atom dynamics in solids studied by machine-learning techniques

Prof. Dong-Bo Zhang

Beijing Computational Science Research Center, China

Title : Strain-Induced Half-Metallic States in Graphene: Application of Generalized Bloch Theorem