MASTMO: Mathematical and Statistical Modelling at Hawassa, Ethiopia.

(by Harald Krogstad, Professor emeritus at NTNU) Ten years have passed since a former Ethiopian PhD student at NTNU, now professor Ayele Taye at Hawassa University (HU) in southern Ethiopia, inquired his NTNU supervisor, professor Henning Omre about exporting NTNU’s master programme in industrial mathematics to HU. A feasibility study […]

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Funding mathematical research in Norway and at NTNU

(by Brynjulf Owren, Professor at NTNU) There are currently no research programmes of the  Research Council  of Norway (RCN) dedicated to mathematical research. In earlier times there have been two such programmes, BeMatA and EvitA but they both had a focus on applied mathematics. Norwegian mathematicians can apply for funding […]

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Mathematics meets industry: what can you do with a PhD?

A conference for mathematics and industry in Trondheim, Norway. Math meets industry webpage As a result of the evaluation of mathematics in Norwegian universities held in 2011 and organised by the Research Council of Norway (RCN), a potential for strengthening the contacts between mathematics and industry emerged. The “Math meets […]

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