Lithium-ion batteries: A case study of mathematics and manufacturing

By Dr Iain Moyles Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere in our society.  They power the things that entertain us (phones, computers), the things that transport us (cars, planes, etc.), and even the things that save our lives (pacemakers and other implantable devices)!  They are so ubiquitous that in 2012, over 660 […]

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Earthquakes in Barcelona: How big are the biggest earthquakes?

It has been known since the 1950s that the number of earthquakes of large magnitude follows the law of Gutenberg and Richter: for a region (any) and a time interval (sufficient) the probability distribution of the magnitude of earthquakes will be exponential (decreasing) , with many small earthquakes and (fortunately) […]

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Post-doctoral positions in Barcelona

The Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics is currently offering 6 post-doctoral positions, 3 junior (PhD awarded between 1st April 2015 – 1st July 2017), 3 senior (1st April 2011 – 1st April 2015). The deadline for applications is May 3rd. The Industrial Mathematics group at the Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (which […]

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PhD position in Barcelona

The Industrial Mathematics group at the Centre de Recerca Matematica is currently looking for candidates to apply for a PhD in mathematical modelling. The grant is funded by La Caixa bank, through the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics. The Industrial Mathematics Research Group consists of the group leader, Prof. Tim Myers, […]

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Post-Doctoral positions in Industrial Mathematics

There are currently two opportunities to join the Industrial Mathematics Research Group at the Centre de Recerca Matemática in Barcelona. For PhDs awarded between Jan 1st 2011 – Dec 31st 2013, BGSMath–BANCO DE SANTANDER POSTDOCTORAL CALL 2016 For PhDs awarded between Jan 1st 2009 – Dec 31st 2014 Beatriu de […]

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PhD in Modelling and Simulation in Barcelona

The Spanish Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad has opened a call for PhD positions, one of which is attached to the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics (BGSMath) in the area of Modeling and Simulation. http://www.idi.mineco.gob.es/portal/site/MICINN/menuitem.dbc68b34d11ccbd5d52ffeb801432ea0/?vgnextoid=62b349aaa8dc4510VgnVCM1000001d04140aRCRD http://bgsmath.cat/upcoming-ph-d-positions/ The deadline for applications to the ministerio is September 27. Candidates should identify a potential […]

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Nanoparticle synthesis via precipitation from solution

Article written by V. Cregan, CRM Nanotechnology is predicted to play a profound role in the future by impacting a variety of fields such as medicine, renewable energy, industrial production, amongst others. Nanoparticles, small units of matter with dimensions in the range 1-100 nm, lie at the interface of bulk […]

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