José Monteiro da Rocha and the 250th anniversary of the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Coimbra

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the creation of the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Coimbra. It was created as part of the teaching reforms undertaken by King Joseph I and his powerful minister Marquis of Pombal, in the 1760s and 1770s, and it was the first university […]

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Optimizing the performance and production of a stone crushing process

Researchers from the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development (CDRSP), a research unit of the Polytechnic of Leiria, in collaboration with a metallomechanics engineering company from the region of Leiria with several years of experience in the stone industry are working together on a mathematical model to develop an […]

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ESGI 161: A Study Group with Industry in Portugal

The 161st edition of the European Study Groups with Industry took place at ISEL (Lisbon School of Engineering), in Portugal, between the 4th and 9th of September of 2022. This ECMI event was locally organized by a team from the Department of Mathematics of ISEL in direct collaboration with the […]

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An innovation boot camp with industry

The Portuguese Innovation Agency invited a group of Portuguese mathematicians to participate in an innovation boot camp, an event that brought together academia and industry in a day of work in which, together, innovative solutions to various business challenges were identified. The challenges presented by the companies were very diverse, […]

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22nd ECMI Conference on Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The ECMI 2023 conference will be held as a fully on-site conference hosted by the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology (WUST) from June 26th to June 30th 2023. The traditional elements of a biennial ECMI conference such as plenary lectures, an Anile prize lecture, a Wacker prize lecture, lectures […]

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COVID-19 modelling: rapidly predicting the spatially varying infection risk indoors from airborne transmission

By Ian Griffiths 1, Katerina Kaouri 2, Aaron English 2, and Zechariah Lau 2. 1. University of Oxford, Mathematical Institute 2. Cardiff University, Dep. of Mathematics The virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic, SARS-CoV-2, is transmitted through virus-carrying respiratory droplets, which are released when an infected person coughs, sneezes, talks or […]

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Predictive performance of scales during CoViD-19 disease

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many researchers have constructed mathematical models related to the development of the epidemic. There has been a rapid interest in both deterministic and stochastic models. However, statistical studies devoted to the validation of the risk of complications in patients with SARS-CoV-2 are also […]

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Towards managing of the financial risk of electricity load predictions. A product of linear time series

Electricity is a special commodity with very limited storage possibilities. Hence,  electricity supply and demand must be constantly balanced, making short-term operational planning a crucial issue for electricity trading companies. Production or cost management is usually based on electricity load or demand predictions, published on the day-ahead manner by the […]

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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 […]

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interview to the winners of the ECMI STUDENTS COMPETITION 2021

The ECMI Students Competition 2021 was won by the two groups Mathdisk and Inetfomm. The selection committee run the following interview to the winners. TEAM  NAMES and COMPONENTS Mathdisk Greta Malaspina, University of Novi Sad Stevo Racković, IST Lisbon Filipa Marreiros Malveiro Valdeira, University of Milan Inetfomm Blas Kolic and […]

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