Computational and data management based on Material Genome Initiative

  • YANG Xiaoyu ,
  • REN Jie ,
  • WANG Juan ,
  • Zhao Xushan ,
  • WANG Zongguo ,
  • SONG Jianlong
  • 1. Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China;
    2. University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China

Received date: 2015-10-22

  Revised date: 2016-11-28

  Online published: 2017-02-07


The core philosophy of Material Genome Initiative is the transition of the way of new material design from traditional"try-anderror"approach to the in-silico material design approach which employs intensive computing and material informatics. It aims to speed up discovery, development, production and deployment of new material two times faster than it is now. It means a culture shift of the material discovery, development and deployment:simulation and prediction first, followed by the experiment. This paper depicts how computational approach and informatics can discover new materials. A high throughput computational material platform and software framework, namely, MatCloud, is discussed.

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YANG Xiaoyu , REN Jie , WANG Juan , Zhao Xushan , WANG Zongguo , SONG Jianlong . Computational and data management based on Material Genome Initiative[J]. Science & Technology Review, 2016 , 34(24) : 62 -67 . DOI: 10.3981/j.issn.1000-7857.2016.24.008


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