BiGmax Workshop 2019 on Big-data-driven Materials Science

International Workshop
15 - 18 April 2019

Materials science is entering an era where the growth of data from experiments and calculations is expanding beyond a level that is properly processable by established scientific methods. Dealing with this big data is not just a technical challenge, but much more: it offers great opportunities. Big-data analytics will revolutionize new material discovery and will make the successful search of structure-property relationships among multiple length and time scales possible.

Topics include

  • Structure and plasticity of materials
  • Data diagnostics in 3D imaging
  • Discovering interpretable patterns, correlations, and causality
  • Learning thermodynamic properties of materials
  • Materials Encyclopedia (incl. metadata for experimental samples and methods)

Invited speakers

Alpha Lee (UK)
Anatole von Lilienfeld (CH)

Scientific Coordinators

Tristan Bereau
(Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany)

Jan Michael Rost
(Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany)


Maria Voigt
(Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Germany)


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