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The COMP News

  • 2014 COMP Election Results This year’s COMP election has completed, thank you for your participation, and as always, please let someone on the Executive Committee know if you are interested in joining the COMP committee or volunteering to help run the organization. 2016 COMP Chair: Ed Sherer2015-2018 Comp Secretary: Veer Shanmugasundaram2015-2017 Comp Councilor (Ralph Wheeler) and Alternate Councilor (Luke Achenie)Appointment to Assistant Secretary: Petrina Kamya
    Posted Jul 21, 2014, 8:06 AM by Yi-shu Tu
  • 2014 ACS Fellows The COMP division congratulates Adrian E Roitberg of the Quantum Theory Project and the Department of Chemistry at the University of Florida for being named an ACS Fellow!Adrian is recognized for his contributions and advancement of bio-molecular simulations and his service to the ACS community. From 2007 to 2010 Adrian was the Senior Editor of the ACS' Journal of Physical Chemistry. He is currently the Chair-Elect (2013) of the COMP division and previously served as an Alternate Councilor and a member of the COMP Programing Board. The ACS announcement (here) and complete list of 2014 ACS Fellows (here) can be found by following the respective links. More information about the ACS Fellows Program can be found here
    Posted Jul 16, 2014, 11:31 AM by Emilio Xavier Esposito
  • 2014 COMP Election 2014 COMP Election (officially ends on July 11, 2014) The election this year will be held electronically via a Survey Monkey ballot. This ballot will be sent to your ACS e-mail address. If you have blocked e-mail from ACS or from Survey Monkey, you will not see the ballot. If you are looking to vote and are a COMP member, but have not seen the ballot, please contact the Secretary. This year's election will be to choose a Chair of the division for 2016 who will serve as the Chair-Elect in 2015. We will also be electing Secretary, one Councilor and one Alternate Councilor. Of the two members running for this position, the member receiving the ...
    Posted Jun 9, 2014, 6:45 AM by Yi-shu Tu
  • Winners of the Teach-Discover-Treat 2014 Challenge The 2014 Teach-Discover-Treat Initiative (TDTi) competition resulted in many high quality computational chemistry tutorials submitted across the four challenges. The judging panel selected the top three winners based on the published criteria for scientific content, presentation and clarity, educational benefit, and reproducibility. The winners receive a TDTi Travel Award when presenting their work at the TDTi 2014 Challenge Award symposium at the ACS 2014 Fall meeting in San Francisco, August 10-14, 2014. Please visit: the full 2014 Challenge announcement. All tutorials will be made available for download on this website at the time of the Award symposium. Follow us on Twitter ( ) for ...
    Posted May 27, 2014, 12:27 PM by Emilio Xavier Esposito
  • NVIDIA Best GPU Poster Award Winner (Dallas, spring 2014) Congratulations to Olexandr Isayev of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill! Olexandr won the NVIDIA GPU Poster Competition with his poster "Toward virtual screening of billions of compounds using GPU-accelerated cheminformatics methods." Olexandr was awarded an NVIDIA Tesla K40!Olexandr Isayev and Emilio Xavier Esposito (COMP Programming Chair)
    Posted Apr 21, 2014, 12:17 PM by Emilio Xavier Esposito
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