FOMMS 2003

FOMMS 2003, July 6-11, 2003, Keystone Resort, CO, USA

  • James F. Ely, Colorado School of Mines
  • George Jackson, Imperial College 

Senior Advisors

  • Peter T.Cummings (Vanderbilt University and Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
  • Phillip R. Westmoreland (University of Massachusetts),

Program Committee

  • Anne M. Chaka (National Institute of Standards and Technology)
  • Anthony M. Dean (Colorado School of Mines)
  • David Frurip (Dow Chemical)
  • Sharon Glotzer (University of Michigan)
  • Joseph T. Golab (British Petroleum)
  • Matthew Neurock (University of Virginia)
  • Tomoshige Nitta, (Osaka University)
  • John P. O'Connell (University of Virginia)
  • Dominic Tildesley (Unilever)

Topics of Special Interest

  • Nanoscale systems
  • Molecular Materials Design
  • Conceptual Chemical Process Design
  • Molecular Scale Reaction Engineering
  • Molecular Rheology
  • Multiple Time Scale and Mesoscopic Simulation Techniques
  • Future Trends in Molecular Modeling, Simulation and Design


  • Industrial Applications
  • Biological Applications
  • Polymeric Materials
  • Electronic Materials
  • Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
  • Advances in Molecular Simulation Techniques
  • Reaction Engineering
  • Future Vision

Invited Speakers

  • Dominic Tildesley, Unilever Keynote Address: Linking atomistic and mesoscale simulation - surfactant and polymer dissolution
  • Joseph Golab, BP What's Rational about Computational Catalyst Design?
  • Cristina Thomas, 3M Industrial Uses of Computational Models in the Development of Novel Nanosystems
  • Sami Karaborni, Merck Computer simulations of nanostructures in the petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries
  • Sangtae Kim, Eli Lilly Informatics in Pharmaceutical Research and Developmen
  • Ken Dill, UCSF How Do Proteins Fold? And How Should Computers Fold Them?
  • Ron Larson, UMich Principles for Coarse-Graining Polymer Molecules in Simulations of Polymer Fluid Mechanics
  • Masao Doi, Nagoya OCTA-Open Computational Tool for Advanced Material Technology
  • Doros Theodorou, Patras Understanding and Predicting Structure-Property Relations in Polymeric Materials Through Molecular Simulations
  • Krishnan Raghavachari, IU Electronic structure studies of semiconductor surface chemistry
  • Dimitrios Maroudas, UMass Recent contributions of molecular simulation to the modeling of electronic materials processing and reliability
  • Alain Fuchs, UParis-LCP Adsorption and Separation Processes in Nano-Porous Materials
  • Anabella Selloni, Princeton Structure of TiO2 surfaces and their interfaces with water
  • Peter Cummings, Vanderbilt Computational Nanoscience
  • Dave Kofke, UB/SUNY Getting the Most from Molecular Simulation
  • Prem Paul, Unilever Linking atomistic and mesoscale simulations of water soluble polymers
  • Thanh Truong, Utah Bridging Fundamental Chemistry and Reaction Engineering
  • Matt Neurock, UVA Atomically Engineered Active Sites and Environments for Supported Metal Catalysts
  • Tony Rappe, CSU Sketching a Path through the Hydrocarbon Oxidation Maze
  • William H. Green, MIT Predictive Chemical Kinetics for Complex Systems
  • Alex Bell, UCB Challenges for the Application of Quantum Chemical Calculations to Problems in Catalysis
  • Costas Pantelides, Imperial College Computational Chemistry and Process Systems Engineering: Synergies and Challenges
  • Ellen Stechel, Ford A Glimpse at the Future of Chemical and Materials Modeling and Simulation in the Automotive Industry