African School on Electronic Structure Methods and Applications

Welcome to our workshop website! Here you will find information on a previous schools in South Africa (2008), South Africa (2010), Kenya (2012), South Africa (2015), Ghana (2016) and Ethiopia (2018). It also contains links for the contact information for the participants, tutors, and lecturers to help you stay in touch after the workshop. You can also find a discussion forum and copies of our monthly newsletter. For more information please see our ASESMA brochure.


Richard M. Martin, Chair (University of Illinois and Stanford University, USA)

Omololu Akin-Ojo (East African Institute for Fundamental Research, Rwanda)

George Amolo (The Technical University of Kenya)

Stefano Baroni (SISSA, Democritos National Simulation Center, Trieste, Italy)

Roberto Car (Princeton University, USA)

Richard Catlow (Royal Society, UK)

Nithaya Chetty (University of Pretoria, South Africa)

Michele Ceriotti (École Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland)

Claudia Draxl (Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Germany)

Hugues Dreysse (Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg, France)

Shiwu Gao (Beijing Computational Science Research Center, China)

XinGao Gong (Fudan University, China)

Eric Garfunkel (Rutgers University, USA)

Jim Gubernatis (Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA)

Peter Haynes (Imperial College London and Thomas Young Centre, UK)

David Kribs (University of Guelph, Canada, and African Institute of Mathematical Sciences)

Alessandro Laio (International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Italy)

Tony Leggett* (University of Illinois, USA)

Richard LeSar (Iowa State University, USA)

Nicola Marzari (École Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland)

Bernard MʹPassi‐Mabiala (Marien Ngouabi University, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo)

Shobhana Narasimhan (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Scientific Research, India)

Jeffrey Neaton (University of California, Berkeley, and Lawrence Berkeley Lab, USA)

Chukwuemeka M I Okoye (University of Nigeria, Nigeria)

Kennedy Reed (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)

Sandro Scandolo (International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Italy)

Happy Sithole (Center for High Performance Computing (CHPC), South Africa)

Wole Soboyejo (Princeton University, USA, and African University of Science and Technology, Nigeria)

Nicola Spaldin (ETH, Zurich, Switzerland)

Ahmadou Wague (Dakar Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal)

Paul Woafo (University of Yaounde, Cameroon)

Renata Wentzcovitch (Columbia University, USA]

Hisham Widatallah (Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, and Khartoum Workshop on Adv. in Mat. Science)

*Nobel Laureate


O. Akin-Ojo, G. Amolo, N. Chetty, A. De Vita, E. Garfunkel, D. Joubert, R. Martin, N. Marzari, R. Scalettar, S. Scandolo

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