Applied Computational Sciences (ACOS) symposium 2019


The ACOS 2019 symposium programme can be downloaded here: ACOS 2019 Programme.

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The Dutch Research Council NWO, the Center for Computational Energy Research (CCER) and Shell are joining forces to initiate an annual Applied Computational Science (ACOS) symposium. The symposium will take place on 30 October 2019 at DIFFER, Eindhoven.

The goal of this annual symposium is to bring together the Dutch research community, both academic and industrial researchers, in applied computational science. The symposium is intended for all scientists developing and using computational methods to contribute to solving industrial and societal challenges, and is aimed at sharing and discussing developments in the field whilst building an enduring community of practice of Dutch applied computational science researchers.

Each year the ACOS symposium will focus on a single relevant theme. For 2019, the event theme will be Revolutions in Scientific Computing. This theme intends to sharpen our view on the rapidly evolving fields of data-driven methods and new computational paradigms. It encompasses subjects as diverse as high-throughput screening in computational science, surrogate models and machine learning, novel hardware architectures and computational techniques, and quantum computing.

We are proud to announce our expert keynote speakers:

  • Alexander Balatsky - NORDITA / Stockholm University
  • Marjolein Dijkstra - Debye Institute Utrecht University
  • Wilco Hazeleger - Utrecht University Geosciences
  • Wilfred van der Wiel - University of Twente

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Deadlines and registration

  • Abstracts for pitch/poster and contributed talks could be submitted until 20 September 2019, 12.00 pm CEST.
  • Participants could register until 15 October 2019, 12.00 pm CEST. The registration is now closed. If you would like to participate please send a request by email to

Scientific Committee

The scientific committee is formed by:
Prof. Vianney Koelman - Eindhoven University of Technology
Prof. Peter Bobbert - Eindhoven University of Technology
Prof. Shuxia Tao - Eindhoven University of Technology
Prof. Federico Toschi - Eindhoven University of Technology
Dr. S├╝leyman Er - DIFFER
Prof. Johan Mentink - Radboud University
Prof. Jaap van der Vegt - University of Twente


ACOS19 attendance is free of charge. However, registration is required. If needed, a cap will be applied to the maximum number of registrants.


ACOS19 will take place at the Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER) in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Address: De Zaale 20, 5612 AJ, Eindhoven.


For further information, please contact the symposium organizers via


dr. Stephan van Duren 070 - 349 42 56