MWTCC Will Start In

About The Midwest
Theoretical Chemistry Conference

The Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference (MWTCC) is an annual conference bringing together faculty, postdocs, and students in all areas of theoretical chemistry, from all over the greater midwest. The first MWTCC was held in 1967 at the University of Chicago, organized by Joseph Hirschfelder and Stuart Rice. For its 50th occasion, the MWTCC returns to where it all started.

Poster session

Thursday night will be a poster session with Chicago-style pizza and poster prizes awarded on Friday!

Keynote lecture and banquet

Our keynote lecture will be delivered on Friday night before a catered banquet dinner.

1.5 days of great talks

We have contributed and invited talks from students, postdocs, and faculty from all over the midwest.


The MWTCC at the University of Chicago will take place on the University's campus in Hyde Park, at the Eckhardt Research Center, 5640 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637.

Registration details

Registration fees are used to cover event logistics, space and services, coffee, snacks, and meals. Nearby dorm housing (single or shared) is available and can be selected during registration. The names of preferred roommates can be added during check-out on the registration page, and we will do our best to accommodate.

Students and postdocs


Faculty and other scientists


Single dorm housing


Shared dorm housing


Abstract submission

Submitted abstracts are welcome for contibuted talks or posters.

Invited Speakers

An interdisciplinary group of theoretical and computational scientists from all over the Midwest.

Zaida Luthey-Schulten

Keynote Speaker

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Gregory Bowman

Washington University in St. Louis

Maria Chan

Argonne National Lab

Erik Luijten

Northwestern University

Alexander Sokolov

Ohio State University

Lucas Wagner

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign