The ECMI Students Competition 2022 is open

The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI) and fleXstructures GmbH invite teams of students of Bachelor, Master or PhD levels in an ECMI member institution to the ECMI 2022 Student Competition. Each team should present their solution to a mathematical problem of social or economic importance.

Who can apply?

Teamwork is allowed with 1 up to 4 members per team. Students of Bachelor, Master degree or PhD level are eligible as team members. At least one of them should be enrolled in a study program of an ECMI member university.


The winning team will receive 1000 euro cash prize, sponsored by fleXstructures GmbH, and will be invited to give a presentation during the ECMI Modelling Week 2022.

Problem: Modeling and simulation of muscle fatigue effects

A model should be devised that can be utilized to simulate fatigue effects in human muscles subject to repetitive contraction. The model should be implemented for the concrete example of single-arm biceps curls.


  • Problem posted: February 1, 2022
  • Registration: from February 1 to March 31, 2022 (deadline postponed)
  • Submission due: May 15, 2022
  • Winners announcement: June 15, 2022

See this link for additional details

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