Knowledge Exchange Community Meeting – Industrial Maths in Action

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19-20 September 2017, ICMS Edinburgh http://icms.org.uk/workshops/KEECMI2017 Following on from the successful 2015 KE Community Meeting, this meeting is designed for both academic mathematicians, knowledge exchange professionals and industrial scientists and will focus on how to do industrial maths with a particular emphasis on how to develop contacts between academia and industry…

New Vice-President of ECMI appointed

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The ECMI Council has appointed Nataša Krejić as new Vice-President of ECMI. She will take up her duties on 1 January 2018. Nataša Krejić is a full professor at the Department of Mathematics and Informatics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia, and has been a member of the ECMI…

Ink Bubble Formation at the ICMS Modelling Camp in Edinburgh

By Michael Pegg The problem I (Mike) worked on involved investigating the creation and growth of bubbles inside an ink printer cartridge. The problem was brought by Dr William Lee from the University of Portsmouth who also acted as our group leader. Our international group had members from as far afield as Pakistan and academic … More Ink Bubble Formation at the ICMS Modelling Camp in Edinburgh

ComPh Modelling Week in Norway: A Stimulating Simulating Week

By Amy Leson This March I had the opportunity to attend the ComPh Modelling Week hosted by Simula and the Helmholtz Zentrum München in Fornebu, Norway at the beautiful Technopolis building. I would like to thank the MI-NET, Mathematics for Industry Network, for sponsoring me to attend this event. Goal of the Week: “…designing and implementing computational tools for modelling and data … More ComPh Modelling Week in Norway: A Stimulating Simulating Week

Modelling Camp 2017

In March 2017, 24 PhD students came to ICMS for a four day Modelling Camp to apply their mathematical skills to realistic problems. Modelling Camps are excellent preparation for attending Study Groups where mathematicians collaborate with industry, analysing and solving real problems. Students and Instructors at the 2017 Modelling Camp Following a structure akin to the Study Groups, students … More Modelling Camp 2017

Why we need mathematics? – Application of mathematics in industrial problems in Macedonia

By Dr Tatjana Atanasova-Pacemska On 26th of April 2017 the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies at Saints Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, hosted an Industrial workshop: Why we need mathematics? – Application of mathematics in industrial problems in Macedonia.  The aim of the workshop was to create a mutually … More Why we need mathematics? – Application of mathematics in industrial problems in Macedonia

New Methods and Results for the Optimisation of Solar Power Tower Plants

By Thomas Ashley The aims for this STSM were to further develop the working relationship between my research institute and our project partners TSK Flagsol and the University of Aachen, as well as to present results and develop new ideas for the future. A Solar Power Tower (SPT) plant uses a field of mirrors to … More New Methods and Results for the Optimisation of Solar Power Tower Plants

My experiences at ComPh Modelling Week in Oslo

by Eike Krautter When I first heard about the ComPh-Modelling week from one of my professors I was fascinated because I already wanted to learn more about simulation and modelling in the field of Biology and to meet other people from different fields using models in their work. As a biologist having lots of Systems Biology lectures and being … More My experiences at ComPh Modelling Week in Oslo

Funding and travel for PhD students?

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Last May I visited the Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM), a research institute located on the campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. I am a PhD candidate at the University of Limerick, Ireland and this international trip was my second visit to the CRM to work with my PhD…