From the Wannier90 home page: Wannier90 is an open-source code (released under GPLv2) for generating maximally-localized Wannier functions and using them to compute advanced electronic properties of materials with high efficiency and accuracy.


  • 2.1.0

Authorized Users

  • CIRCE account holders
  • SC account holders


  • CIRCE cluster
  • SC cluster


Wannier90 requires the following module file to run:

  • apps/wannier90/2.1.0

Running Wannier90 on CIRCE/SC

The Wannier90 user guide is essential to understanding the application and making the most of it. The guide and this page should help you to get started with your simulations. Please refer to the Documentation section for a link to the guide.

  • Note on CIRCE: Make sure to run your jobs from your $WORK directory!
  • Note: Scripts are provided as examples only. Your SLURM executables, tools, and options may vary from the example below. For help on submitting jobs to the queue, see our SLURM User’s Guide.

Submitting a Job

Use a submit script like the following to run wannier90.x:

#SBATCH --job-name=wannier90-test
#SBATCH --nodes=2
#SBATCH --ntasks=4
#SBATCH --mem-per-cpu=1024
#SBATCH --output=output.%j.wannier90-test
#SBATCH --time=06:00:00

#### SLURM 2 node wannier90.x test 
#### to run for 6 hour s
#### using 4 processor cores per node and 8 GB of memory

module purge
module add apps/wannier90/2.1.0

mpirun -np 8 wannier90.x [-pp] seedname


Next, be sure that you are in your job’s directory, and run the sbatch command to submit the job:

[user@login0 ~]$ cd my/jobdir
[user@login0 jobdir]$ sbatch ./wannier90-test.sh
  • You can view the status of your job with the “squeue -u <username>” command


Home Page, User Guides, and Manuals

Benchmarks, Known Tests, Examples, Tutorials, and Other Resources

More Job Information

See the following for more detailed job submission information:

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs with Wannier90 to the IT Help Desk: rc-help@usf.edu