On Dec. 1, 2017 David P. Landau, Distinguished Research Professor of Physics and Director of the Center for Simulational Physics, presented the Keynote Invited Lecture at CompPhys17, The 18th International NTZ-Workshop on New Developments in Computational Physics. The title of his presentation was “Complexity and Optimization: Physical Science Meets Biological Science via Computer Simulations”. The meeting, held in Leipzig, Germany, drew participants from throughout Europe, the U.S., Asia, and Australia.
Landau was elected at the General Assembly Meeting of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
CompPhys17 is the 18th International NTZ-Workshop on New Developments in Computational Physics
The IX Brazilian Meeting on Simulational Physics included participants from Argentina, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, and the U.S.A, in addition to multiple Brazilian institutions.
Center Director David P. Landau has been awarded a "Doctor Honoris Causa" by the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.