Useful Links

Quantum Machine



Quantum chemistry structures and properties of 134 kilo molecules
Virtual chemistry
Quantum Machine: GDB7 chemical space data (DFT, GW, ZINDO)
GDB chemical space SMILES strings
Kernel Functions for Machine Learning
Online chemical database
X40, S66, S22 and other data sets
Materials genome project
Rutgers DFT & DMFT Material Database
SMOG models
ZINC library
Interatomic potentials from Open KIM
Harvard clean energy project (12 M compounds)
ZINClick library (16 M compounds)
Potlib potentials


10 ingredients for a successful supervisor/PhD student relationship
Richard Hamming: “You and your Research”
Twenty things I wish I’d known when I started my PhD
Whitesides on How to write a research paper Taleb’s aphorisms
How to give a great talk
How to write a great journal article
Science adds to the beauty of a flower
Feynman Lectures
Mermin on writing physics
A PhD is not Enough!
Parker on violence of knowledge
Things I won’t work with
Steg – computer & electronics in Basel
Path to tomorrow


Tourist to New Yorker: “How do I get to Carneggie Hall?”
New Yorker: “Practice, practice, practice.”

Es ist noch kein Meister vom Himmel gefallen (German for “there is no mastership without training”).

Tian xia mei you bai chi de wu can (Chinese for “there is no free lunch under the sky, especially not for idiots”).
Why did the bear dissolve in water? It was a polar bear.
Why is it that some operators can live in suburbs while others don’t? They commute.
I tell chemistry jokes because all good jokes argon.
You can’t trust an atom, they make up everything.
Physics jokes.
Why we love open workspace environment.