Welcome to "Smart Materials", a unique place where the leading scientists in the fields of physics, chemistry, biology, nanotechnology, data science and artificial intelligence work together in one laboratory. We offer a "full-cycle" of materials development: from computer modelling to chemical synthesis and extensive characterization.
More than 1,000 hours per year, our researchers spend at the synchrotron radiation sources performing cutting-edge experiments to study materials under working conditions. Whether for catalysis, energetics, gas storage or sensing, these operando studies are the key for understanding the materials' functionality at the atomic level.
We hold the world-leading positions in the field of X-ray absorption spectroscopy. Several programs for XANES analysis, including those based on machine learning algorithms, have been developed by our team or in collaboration with our international partners.

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Open Day for Bachelor Students
Open Day for Bachelor Students

On November, 23 we invite 4th year bachelor students to participate in the presentation of our master program "Nanoscale Structure of Materials&q...

A series of online workshops

On October 26-31, a series of workshops on Practical aspects of spectral data analysis powered by machine learning algorithms will be held.


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Machine learning in material science

October 22, 2021, 4:00 PM in 511

Speaker: Alexander Guda
Machine learning in material science. Introduction

October 8, 2021, 2:30 PM in MS Teams

Speaker: Sergey Guda
Relaxation processes and self-organization on the surface of nonplanar two-dimensional micro- and nano-objects

October 6, 2021, 3:00 PM in a.012

Speaker: Roshal Darya Sergeevna
Machine learning algorithms in Python

October 1, 2021, 4:00 PM in MS Teams

Speaker: Danil Pashkov
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