Calphad Optimizer online training course

From November 16th to November 17th 2022 we will host the first two-day online training course for the Calphad Optimizer. On each day, the course will take half a day, from 1 pm to 5 pm Central European Time (CET).

The Calphad Optimizer is our new tool to facilitate the development of thermodynamic databases based on the Calphad methodology, which is implemented in the latest FactSage release 8.2. Check our blogpost to learn more about the Calphad Optimizer:

To participants who don’t already have FactSage installed on their PCs we will make FactSage available for use during the course.

The course is open to all interested parties. The fee is 250 Euro for all participants and includes teaching materials. For German customers and for customers from outside the EU (this is also applicable to the UK) the German VAT of 19% will be charged.

We will accept a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 participants, so please register as soon as possible by filling in the registration form below. Registration deadline is November 9th, 2022.

Contents of the course:

1) Introduction to thermochemical databases

2) Creating a database as input for the CalphadOptimizer

3) Setting up experiments

4) Weight factor settings

5) Setting up the optimization and hyperparameters

6) Analyzing the optimization results

Are you Interested in receiving news about the Calphad Optimizer (announcing releases, next training courses etc.)?

Then please register for our Calphad Optimizer newsletter here (

We look forward to welcoming you online!


2 thoughts on “Calphad Optimizer online training course”

  1. Hello,

    I am trying to get a sense of the usability and capabilities of the calphad optimizer, I missed the pervious course delivery, is there by a chance material and examples that can help me get an idea of the improvements and features? Will there be another delivery of training in the future?

    1. We are happy to hear that you are interested in learning more about the Calphad Optimizer and our online training course.
      On our Users Meeting 2022, we had a presentation about the Calphad Optimizer which is available online on our Youtube channel:
      In our blogpost from September 22 we also described the capabilities of Calphad Optimizer v1.0.0:
      Furthermore, we plan to include the Calphad Optimizer in the FactSage EDU version ( next year.
      We will regularly offer Calphad Optimizer courses. Please make sure that you are registered for the newsletter ( to be informed about next training courses and releases.

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