Congratulations, Professor Martin Karplus, 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

The CRC is greatly honored that we had Professor Karplus as the Keynote speaker in the CRC international symposium on Chemical Theory for Complex Systems (March 7 and 8, 2013) at Strasbourg University. According to the Nobel foundation. Professors Keiji Morokuma, Feliu Maseras, and Walter Thiel were also listed as the important contributors in the development of Multiscale molecular modeling.

Next symposium, CRC-EC Joint International Symposium in Atlanta will be held on Jan 9 and 10, 2014.

The CRC International Symposium in Strasbourg: Chemical Theory for Complex Systems was successfully completed. It was our great pleasure to have 90 participants from 11 countries. We sincerely appreciate lecturers, session chairs, participants, and all the contributors in the symposium!

  Group photo
  Keynote speakers
  Martin Karplus William H. Miller Keiji Morokuma
  Plenary speakers
  Joel M. Bowman Odile Eisenstein Gernot Frenking William A. Goddard III
  Kimihiko Hirao Hiroshi Nakatsuji Iwao Ohmine George C. Schatz
  Henry F. Schaefer III Per E. M. Siegbahn Walter Thiel
  Invited speakers
  Chantal Daniel Feliu Maseras Djamaladdin G. Musaev Tetsuya Taketsugu
  Note for general participants: On-line registration has been closed. Please visit on-site regisration desk at the conference venue (no registration fee).
Organizer: Catalysis Research Center, Hokkaido University
Co-Organizers: Fukui Institute for Fundamental Chemistry, Kyoto University
Université de Strasbourg
This symposium is supported by HPC Technologies, HPC Systems, Concurrent Systems.
Contact information: Kiyotaka Asakura
Catalysis Research Center, Hokkaido University, Japan
Phone: +81-11-706-9146, Fax: +81-11-706-9139
E-mail: iccrc (at)