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EMMC member, Pietro Asinari, has been selected for the OpenKIM Advisory Board

We would like to congratulate our EMMC member, Pietro Asinari, for the selection as a (and the only European) member of the OpenKIM Advisory Board.

The OpenKIM Advisory Board is pleased to announce that the new OpenKIM Advisory Board slate has been unanimously approved by the KIM membership.

The new Board is:

Prof. Pietro Asinari (Politecnico di Torino)
Dr. Laura Bartolo (Northwestern University)
Prof. Michael Baskes (Mississippi State University)
Dr. Betsy Rice (US Army Research Laboratory)
Dr. Sadasivan Shankar (Harvard University)
Dr. Aidan Thompson (Sandia National Laboratories)

Biographical details on the Board members are available at

Knowledgebase of Interatomic Models

OpenKIM is an online framework for making molecular simulations reliable, reproducible, and portable. Computer implementations of interatomic models are archived in OpenKIM, verified for coding integrity, and tested by computing their predictions for a variety of material properties. Models conforming to the KIM application programming interface (API) work seamlessly with major simulation codes that have adopted the KIM API standard.

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