30th ECMI Modelling week, Sofia, July 17-24, 2016

The 30th ECMI Modelling week will take place in Sofia, July 17-24. It is organized by the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” in cooperation with the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, and ECMI. Already, more than 50 students have registered. Most of […]

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Inferential and Clustering Methods for Functional Data

Author: Andrea Ghiglietti Position: Postdoctoral Researcher Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, Università degli Studi di Milano. E-mail address: andrea.ghiglietti@unimi.it In the last two decades, there has been an increasing interest in the statistical research concerning the study of high dimensional data. The main reason of this recent popularity is the wide […]

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Mathematical and numerical modeling of the cardiac electro-mechanical coupling

Aim. Our goal is to develop effective computational tools to push forward the understanding of the fundamental mechanisms underlying the origin of life-threatening arrhythmias and contractile disorders in the human heart and to provide theoretical support to cardiologists in developing more successful pharmacological and surgical treatments for these pathologies. State […]

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Mathematical models of microcirculation: fluid-dynamics and nutrient delivery

Paola Causin, Department of Mathematics, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano Transport and exchange of nutrients from peripheral blood circulation provide fundamental support to body organs activity. Investigation of these circulatory districts, which include thousands of microvessels with diameter less than 200mm, is often difficult even with up-to-date imaging facilities.   […]

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OPAL – Optimization of Airlay Processes

In the project OPAL, supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, we seek to understand and improve the production process as well as material properties of non–woven materials which play, for example, an important role as light weight damping material in cars. For this project departments of […]

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Fraunhofer MINT-EC Math Talents Programme

This summer 23 students will be invited to attend the closing workshop of the Fraunhofer MINT-EC Math Talents programme in Trippstadt, Germany. MINT is the German for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The MINT-EC is a network of schools in Germany with a focus on STEM. During the week-long residential workshop, […]

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Competence Centre for Mathematical Modelling in STEM-Projects in Schools (KOMMS)

What is KOMMS? KOMMS, the competence centre for mathematical modelling in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) projects in schools, was founded by the mathematics faculty at the University of Kaiserslautern with the aim of consolidating and improving the teaching of mathematical modelling in schools.  This is achieved through the […]

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The RTG “Stochastic Models for Innovations in the Engineering Sciences”

My name is Anne Meurer and I’m a PhD student at the Mathematics Department of the University of Kaiserslautern. I’m part of the DFG Research Training Group 1932 “Stochastic Models for Innovations in the Engineering Sciences, an interdisciplinary graduate school from mathematics and engineering sciences. The research is divided into […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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