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First post retirement goal achieved! garden ``removation''.

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  • Congratulations to Professor Adham Hashibon on his appointment as Head of Data Driven Materials Discovery Reseach Group, Institute for Materials Discovery IMD, University College London.
  • Congratulations to Bastien Grosso on his post-doc position at UCL with David Scanlon.
  • Invite to CCP2021 Women's lunch here .
  • Zoom talk ``Peter Borcherds - educator and organiser'' for CCP2021. Slides here in html or as a single pdf here.
  • Zoom presentation for Prace workshop , see in preparation.
  • Direct links to most recent group papers and talks here.
  • CCP2021 was a sucessful ZOOM meeting - view http://ccp2021.complexity-coventry.org/
  • See YSP prize nomination details
  • Talk by group graduate, Nir Schrieber (now at BIU) at CCP2021.
  • Recently accepted - Joan Adler and Erez Ribak - pdf here for Stauffer memorial volume (Erez homepage is here .)
  • Zoom Talk, 3rd December - for CompPhys20. Slides at: link and backup link . Tarball on Researchgate.
  • Webinar planned for the series of Scott Lathrop: here.
  • Talk for 34th Simulational Physics Workshop at UGA: here.
  • ``Computers in Science and Engineering" Special Edition on ``Computational Science & Engineering Education in Different Countries'',
    See here for details. Older version of intro with survey, see cised.html .


  • For all student websites:
  • CLICK HERE - New undergraduate project, Shereen Abu Reesh
    click for larger rotating image of CsCl
  • Link to SimPhoNy manuscript and its figures here
  • Invitation for article for ``Computers in Science and Engineering" Special Edition on ``Computational Science in Developing Countries''.The issue has just appeared: see full html https://publications.computer.org/cise, and pdf of our part.
  • New undergraduate project - Eden Segal on Lattice Boltzman

    with userid: cpstudent, password: cppw16

    Two more sets of talk slides - 3d visualization , Binder lecture for CSP Workshop and Advanced Computer Visualization for Physics Education , Invited Focus Session Lecture for March APS meeting. Details and links below.
  • 32nd Annual CSP Workshop: Recent Developments in Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics, February 18 - 22, 2019 details.
  • 33rd Annual CSP Workshop: Recent Developments in Computer Simulation Studies in Condensed Matter Physics, February 17-21st, 2020 details.
    Manuscript draft for Segal/Zeltyn projects here , supplementary material and a draft of seminar slides
  • March 2019 APS meeting: link. Joan Adler will give an invited talk in a DCOMP focus session. See slides draft. Computation Focus Session .
  • Joan Adler has joined the physics committee for PASC19 - 12th-14th June, 2019, Zurich, see conference website, and the committee for PPAM 2019.
  • 3rd Israel Computational Materials Modelling Conference July 8th, 2019, BGU.
  • Joan Adler's Master Class for Moscow, 15th May 2017 slides here.
  • Links for Russian Master classes Announcement and report, including photographs, four shown here.
  • Omri Adler's MSc Graduation
  • Joan Adler's presentation for Doh Segel Mehkar 2017, slides here.


  • 2017 projects: Group 2017 ''projects in progress'' page. Highlights shown at right -------->
  • 2016/7 projects: CPclass 2016/17 ''projects'' page.
  • 2016/7 projects: Group 2016 Project page. Highlights shown at right -------->
  • 2015/6 projects: Class and group 2016 project page.
  • 2015 projects: Class and group 2015 project page
  • Edited summary of 68 Computational Physics projects before 2005. More projects [ 1998-2002 ][ 2003 ][ 2004 ] [ 2006] [2007] [2009] [2010] [2011] [ 2012/13] [ 2014] [ 2015]
  • SimPhoNy project - local page and Vizualization paper to appear, CPC .
  • Two compilations of project sites on:


  • Israel Physical Society Annual Meeting, 9th December, 2018 website. Group abstract and poster .
  • CCP2018 at UCDavis, July 29th - August 2nd, 2018
    see website
    Joan Adler's presentation for high school students, Lod, December, 2017, slides here , and conference link here. Version entirely in English here.

    PERCOLATION BINGO in the handout

    Joan Adler's talk in Tokyo, August, 2017 slides here.
  • 2nd Israeli Conference on Computational Modelling, Tel Aviv, 6th July, 2017.
  • PPAM 2017 September 2017, Poland.
  • CCP2017 9th-13th July, Paris, poster and website. Joan's talk (with Oshri and Priel) as presented, paper for proceedings and movie, also shown at upper right.
  • PRACE HPC School, Tel Aviv, Februrary, 2017, details here .
  • Joan Adler's talk for 30th Athens CSP Workshop February 20-24, 2017, manuscript for proceedings draft .
  • 13th September Omri's final seminar .
  • Joan Adler's presentation for Wolfhard Janke's 60th Birthday Celebration Coventry, England, April, 2016. View paper for proceedings.
  • Multiscale Simulation: from Materials through to Industrial Usage, supported by CECAM-IRL, September 5-9, 2016 in Dublin. Joan Adler's plugfest presentation . Omri Adler's poster.
  • CCP2016 in South Africa, 10-14th July, 2016 see website. Joan Adler, Gal Nissim and Ahmad Kiswani's talk, talk and manuscript.
  • Joan Adler's talk for 29th Athens CSP Workshop February 22-26, 2016, see also preprint and supplementary material.
  • If you find links that do not work on this site or the locally linked files, look here. If they are files on phycomp or phony1, please notify Joan Adler at phr76ja_at_technion.ac.il

  • Publication on ``Dynamics of NV Center Formation'' in CiCP by Silverman, Kalish and Adler, pdf here .
  • 3D stereo glasses for the modern physics class on 23/12/15
  • See full list of conference talks and colloquia from 1998-2015 with links to slides and movies.


  • View ongoing group projects and installations.
  • View animations by Tali Mutat of benzene inside nanotubes.
  • Crotcheted nanotubes: crocheted model of a
    nanotube - pictures and crochet instructions
  • AViz New AViz page - AViz Atomistic Visualization, checkout AViz on Github. Old AViz page - Atomistic Visualization, AViz tutorial.
  • Column for Computers in Science and Engineering, ``Visualization in Atomistic and Spin Simulations'' , September 2003.
  • Hebrew article about our projects Joan Adler's presentation for ISCM22, 15/3/07. [pdf][image] [ISCM newsletter]
  • Computational Physics Group projects

  • Electron Density of nanotube, both Adham nd Bastien involved
    Polina Pine and Joan Adler,
    Haifa, April 2021


  • See page for tu beshvat, new year for trees on 28th January

    Memorial page for savtaraba - here
    Pictures for savtaraba Zoom - for 19/10/2020
    Link for sabaraba yartzheitGrandpa Yartzheit
    Link for family - family pictures
    Link for friends - reunions etc

  • Liquid Crystals surrounding a colloid
    by Oshri Halimi and Priel Aharonian - publication


    Livnat Cohen -
    Netta Elad -
    defect visualization
    Eden Segal - Lattice Boltzman
    Oshri Halimi
    and Priel Aharonian -
    liquid crystals
    and colloids
    Ido Rozen -
    stereo Ising animations
    Sharon Reichnitz - nanotube
    Oshri Halimi
    and Priel Aharonian -
    liquid crystals
    and colloids, ctd
    Ido Rozen -
    stereo Ising animations, ctd
    Michael Nagli - AViz vs Mayavi

    2 youtubes - from a class project, and from an undergraduate project


  • Joan Adler is on the Editoral Board of:
    and recently completed two terms for Computers in Science and Engineering,
    AIP/IEEE Journal.
  • Joan Adler is past-secretary and past vice-chair of C20 - IUPAP Commission on Computational Physics and a member of EPS-CPG - European Physical Society Computational Physics Group. Press on the images for their websites and on the flyer image for the large readable version:


    Tests for TAMNUN upgrade.
    what TAMNUN, Technion cluster computer partly supported by RBNI
  • Presentation for TAMNUN opening on 24/7/12. See also TAMNUN publicicty YNET - CALCALIST - hayaden - timesofisrael - topix
  • TAMNUN COURSES: Linux environment course, pbs course, hands on course, c example, fortran example, gpu cl example
  • TAMNUN software, visible only within firewall

    UPDATE : Although the public TAMNUN nodes are superseded by ZEUS the symphony nodes (n233-n240) with queues simphony_j and symphony_nano are still in use

  • what PRACE - European HPC collaboration - see our contribution to PRACE video, upper right Youtube video
    what LINKSCEEM - Eastern Mediterranean HPC collaboration


    Cover image for front page of journal from paper by Sh. Michaelson, R. Akhvlediani, A. Hoffman, A. Silverman and J. Adler ``Hydrogen in nano-diamond films: experimental and computational studies'', selected as Editor's Choice for physica status solidi (a), September 2008 (Vol. 9, 2099-2107)

    (left) AViz goes stereo with help from H. Zilken at Juelich click on left image for details and view their mpg of Tali's methane diffusion here (right) AViz anaglyphic stereo by Dan Peled, red/blue colored glasses needed to view, see AVIz 6.1 page. click on image for larger size. Animation here.
    Far left - electronic density of nanotube ring by Bastien Grosso
    Left - electronic density of 6 nanotube rings by Bastien Grosso, see 8 more pictures
    Center - methane molecule in C60 cage (T. Mutat,
    press here for animation by P. Bavli)
    Right - new image of an sp2 channel in a diamond sample by A. Silverman from a project with R. Kalish and J. Adler


    L. Computational Physics group members 2014 (left to right - front) Lilach, Omri A. Omri H. (back) Liran, Michael, Zipporah,Joan, Amihai C. Computational Physics group members 2010 (left to right - back) Alex, Yoel, Jeremie and (left to right - front) Joan, irina and Polina. R. Computational Physics group members, spouses and friends (left to right) Adham, Paula, Geri, Zaher, Robert, Joan, Anastasia, Slava and Nir, in 2002.

    More pictures of the group in our photogallery and linked from here . Click on the image at lower left for pictures from the 25th Anniversay conference of the Julich-Aachen-Technion Umbrella Collaboration.
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    All group activity now based in Rm. 361 with some computers in 461.

  • Joan Adler has retired as of October 2018. Project students still VERY welcome. Retirement work in garden shown here

    Reorganization of Joan and group computers:
  • Joan and phjoan23, phycomp, phony1, phony5 and phony6 in Rm 361; phelafel, phony2,3,4 in Rm 461.
  • Group computers: list .
  • New computer phisics-cuda information sheet
  • If you cannot find material please email Dr Joan Adler.

    WebGL project by Grisha Zeltyn, see:

    for a local file to check out the WebGL zoom,
    click here

    Image at right - XY model by Alex Lipkin.
    Report on JA's research HERE,
    and Report on group projects for MALAG HERE.

    what Old Talks and Old Links, including IPS
    what Despite Joan Adler's retirement
    her class homepages are still accessible:
    [ Computational Physics ] [ Advanced Stat. Mech. ]
    [[JA's Physics3 lecture notes][Physics 3H][other]
    [DOH SEGEL MEHKAR - 114227 -2016]
    [SEMINAR -116030 - 2016]
    what Other Computational Physics Sites
    what SimPhoNy
    what QE to AViz
    what [ RBNI][ Nanocluster Site]
    what Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
    what Computational Physics Seminar Seminar what
    what For Technion seminar list - change date to a thursday in pdf name: check then change
    Old local IPS material now on phony1.technion.ac.il/~ips - contact Joan Adler for password for access.

    ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-1765-1857
    See collections of published papers in Kudos and Researchgate on our PUBLICATIONS page .

    Last updated: February, 2019