3rd Workshop on Computational Chemistry and Its Applications (3rd CCA)
part of The International Conference on Computational Science
23-25 June 2008, Krakow, Poland

Workshop website: http://pages.intnet.mu/ramasami/iccs_2008.htm

Description of Workshop

Computational chemistry is a rapidly expanding with the explosive growth of computational power. It is widely used in research and more interestingly, interdisciplinary research.

The major goals of this workshop are to highlight the latest scientific advances within the broad field of computational chemistry in education, research, industry and society. This workshop will provide the opportunity for researchers coming from corners of the world to be on a single platform for discussion, exchanging ideas and possibly developing collaborations.

It will also be a suitable platform for researchers from different fields of computational science to meet so that ideas for interdisciplinary research can emerge.

This is the third workshop after being successful events in ICCS-2006 and ICCS-2007.

This workshop aims for high standards, only original work not published (part or complete) will be considered after peer reviewing.

Accepted papers will be published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science.

Topics

Topics will include aspects of computational chemistry such as:

(i) Methods

Force fields, semiempirical, Ab initio, density functional

(ii) Applications

Kinetics, reaction mechanisms, catalysis, molecular properties, spectroscopic properties, conformational analysis, thermodynamics, solvent effects

(iii) Other research involving computational chemistry

(iv) Computational chemistry in chemical education

(v) Theoretical chemistry

(v) Interdisciplinary computational research involving chemistry

Workshop Organiser

International Advisory Members

Ponnadurai Ramasami

Faculty of Science

Department of Chemistry

University of Mauritius

Mauritius

 

E-mail

ramchemi@intnet.mu

Hassan H. Abd Allah, Baghdad University, Iraq

Edet F. Archibong, University of Namibia, Republic of Namibia

Paul Blowers, University of Arizona, USA

Henryk Chojnacki, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Poland

Mike Drew, The University Whiteknights, UK

Tony Ford, University of Natal, South Africa

Gernot Frenking, Fachbereich Chemie, Germany

Jan Hrusak, J. Heyrovsky Institute for Physical Chemistry, Czech Republic

Rita Kakkar, University of Delhi, India

Jerzy Leszczynski, Jackson State University, USA

Zijing Lin, University of Science and Technology, China

Ruth M. Lynden-Bell, University of Cambridge, UK  

Janusz Mrozek, Jagiellonian University , Poland

Sourav Pal, National Chemical Laboratory, India

Henry F. Schaefer III, Centre of Computational Chemistry, USA

Alfredo Simas, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

Zhigang Shuai, Institute of Chemistry, China

Ajit T Thakkar, University of New Brunswick Fredericton, Canada

John Zeng Hui Zhang, New York University, USA

Instructions for Authors

Authors are invited to submit their papers, written in English, of up to 8 pages (a paper without figures can be around 4500 words maximally), presenting the results of original research or innovative practical applications relevant to the workshop topics. Papers should be prepared according to the rules of LNCS. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, http://www.springer.com/east/home/computer/lncs?SGWID=5-164-6-73659-0)  

Papers should be submitted in PDF or MS Word file format.  

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Paper submissions should be done electronically, using submission system on page:

http://www.iccs-meeting.org/iccs2008/papers/upload.php

At least one author of an accepted paper must register and present the paper at the workshop.

Important Dates

Full paper submission:          January 7, 2008

http://www.iccs-meeting.org/iccs2008/papers/upload.php

Notification of acceptance:    March 1, 2008

Camera-ready papers:           March 15, 2008

Useful information

For information on conference venue and accommodation, registration and fees, please refer to the conference site.  

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