ECMI 2018 Budapest was opened
We are happy to announce that ECMI 2018 has been opened by the president of ECMI. In the opening ceremony the chair of the Scientific Committee, László Monostori greeted the participants.
Péter Simon, the chair of the Organizing Committee emphasized that the conference focuses on various highlighted fields of industrial and applied mathematics, such as Applied Physics, Biology and Medicine, Cybersecurity, Data Science, Economy, Finance and Insurance, Energy, Production Systems, Social Challenges, Vehicles and Transportation.
He also pointed out that the statistics of the conference are more than satisfactory. In addition to the 9 plenary talks, given by world-class researchers, we have 50 minisymposia, and 45 contributed talks and poster presentations, running in 7 parallel sessions. Altogether we have more than 350 participants, from around 40 countries. A welcome feature of our conference is that more than 50 participants are students.
He acknowledged the financial support of three companies, Graphisoft, Secudit and Morgan Stanley, and the EPIC Centre of MTA SZTAKI, providing the financial basis for the participation of many young researchers.
The first plenary speaker of the conference was László Lovász, the president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He spoke about Partitioning and decomposing graphs.
The afternoon plenary speaker of the conference was Christophe Prud’homme, the director of Cemosis, hosted by Institute of Advanced Mathematical Research. The title of his talk was Hybridized Discontinuous Galerkin and Model Order Reduction Methods with Applications to Health and Physics.