New Vice-President of ECMI appointed

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 Council since 2012. Nataša […]

A postdoc position in Portugal

The Centre for Mathematics and Applications (CMA) – Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal – invites applications for one post-doctoral position in all its research areas, including “Operations Research” and “Statistics and Risk Management”. You may refer to the CMA’s webpage  for further information, including a detailed list of members, research groups, thematic lines and ongoing […]

Mathematics of Complex Systems: from precision medicine to smart cities

We are pleased to invite you to the Workshop “Mathematics of Complex Systems: from precision medicine to smart cities“, scheduled for 5-6 December 2016 in Coimbra, Portugal. This workshop will be held in the framework of CoLAB, an initiative of the UT Austin – Portugal Program that seeks to enhance Portuguese scientific and technological capacity and to […]

Peregrina Quintela Estévez wins the María Wonenburger prize

Peregrina Quintela Estévez, Full Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, was awarded the María Josefa Wonenburger Planells 2016 prize. Peregrina Quintela is specialized in mathematical modeling, mathematical analysis and numerical simulation of models arising from the fields of Physics, Engineering or Applied Sciences. Throughout her career she has combined teaching, […]

2016 Summer School in Computational Biology

The Computational Biology network at the University of Coimbra is pleased to announce the 2016 Summer School in Computational Biology – from molecules to tissues, to be held in Coimbra on 5th to 15th September 2016. This will be an introductory course targeted to students from the M. Sc. to post-doctoral levels with either biological or […]

Three postdoc positions in Coimbra

The University of Coimbra offers three postdoctoral research grants to work on the Project “Centro de Matemática da Universidade de Coimbra – MAT/00324”, founded by FCT, the Portuguese funding agency for science, research and technology. The Centre for Mathematics of the University of Coimbra (CMUC) is a research unit with interests in pure and applied mathematics that […]

Modelling and experiments in drug delivery systems

The Modelling and experiments in drug delivery systems 2016 (MEDDS2016) workshop aims to present state-of-the-art research on modelling and experimental approaches for drug delivery systems. The goal is to bring mathematicians, biologists, physicians and engineers together in an open discussion environment. Controlled drug delivery systems like drug-eluting stents, transdermal patches, and intravitreal implants have become a common tool in […]

A week project on Mathematics for high school graduates

The Laboratory for Mathematical Engineering (LEMA) of the School of Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto is committed to attract new students to mathematical areas. With this in mind, we promote several one-week projects on Applied Mathematics for high school graduates. These students are the next year candidates for a college degree and our […]

III Iberian Modelling Week, April 11-15, 2016

From April 11 to April 15, 2016, the III Iberian Modelling Week will take place at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto. This edition is organized by the Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto in collaboration with the Portuguese Network for Industrial Mathematics (PT-MATHS-IN) and the Spanish Network for Mathematics and […]

An internship project on how to prevent and mitigate the risk of credit default on a retail bank

My name is Nuno Aires and I completed my master degree in Applied Mathematics to Engineering and Finance at the Engineering School, Polytechnic of Porto (Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto), Portugal. As a student of this master degree I had the opportunity to make, as my final project, an internship at a Bank. This […]