Urban wind simulation in VirtualCity@Chalmers

  Analysis of wind flow is an important factor in assessing the conditions for pedestrian comfort in a city. The geometries of buildings, in particular tall buildings, and their relative positions have a tremendous effect on the wind experienced by pedestrians on the ground level. Wind is a highly complex phenomenon and the analysis requires […]

Industrial Internet for maritime traffic – optimizing routes and reducing fuel consumption

Applied mathematics at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) and Eniram Ltd are developing IOT based data analytics for maritime transport in an Academy of Finland research project. The objective is optimization of maintenance and in the future also routes through digital data collection and analysis. “With the help of the […]

Season’s Greetings!

Dear colleagues, friends, authors and readers of ECMI blog, As the year draws to a close and the festive season approaches,I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support, making the ECMI blog a lively and continuously growing source of information. The number of visitors to our blog increased by […]

I-BiDaaS – Industrial-driven Big Data as a self-service solution

Faculty of Sciences at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia, participates as a project partner in the European Union’s H2020 research and innovation project I-BiDaaS – Industrial-driven Big Data as a self-service solution (2018-2020). The I-BiDaaS project includes 13 partner institutions overall, is coordinated by FORTH, Heraklion, Greece, and proposes an end-to-end solution for Big […]

1st Danish-Norwegian Study Group with Industry

European Study Group with Industry (ESGI) is Europe’s leading workshop bringing together mathematicians and industrial companies. These week-long workshops have been held annually since 1968 and were previously known as the Oxford Study Groups with Industry, where they attracted leading mathematicians to work on industrial problems. The first ESGI in Norway was organized by mathematicians […]

Mathematical modelling of nanocrystal growth

  Nanoparticles are units of matter with dimensions between 1 and 100 nanometers (nm) that have gained a lot of interest during the last decades, due to their wide variety of applications in biomedicine, environmental-related problems, electronics and catalysis. They have unique chemical, physical, mechanical, and optical properties that naturally occur at that scale that […]

ECMI 2018 Budapest was opened

We are happy to announce that ECMI 2018 has been opened by the president of ECMI. In the opening ceremony the chair of the Scientific Committee, László Monostori greeted the participants. Péter Simon, the chair of the Organizing Committee emphasized that the conference focuses on various highlighted fields of industrial and applied mathematics, such as […]

Comparison of statistical techniques for the analysis of ”omics” data

This report refers to a project which has been assigned to a group of students in the MSc in Mathematics at Università degli Studi di Milano during a modeling seminar, in the academic year 2017/18. They faced the following problem. A group of biochemists in the University of Milan conducted an experiment testing the effect […]

A Markov Chain approach to evaluate the impact of CAP Greening on land use in Lombardy region

A recent reform has redesigned Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) contents over the programming period 2015-2020, introducing important changes in the funding strategies, called “Greening”, which reward “agricultural practices beneficial for the climate and the environment” (EU regulation 1307/2013), namely i) arable crops diversification, ii) maintenance of permanent grassland and iii) ecological focus areas (EFA). These […]

Inferring the Structure of Galaxies with Deep Convolutional Neural Networks

The popular and beautiful galaxy images provided from telescopes like the NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope or the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, enabled astronomers to a plethora of studies that greatly improved our knowledge of the Universe and its evolution. In particular the structure of the galaxies can be effectively characterized from their surface light profile […]