Phos “Fate”: Where have all the nutrients gone?

Phosphate is a limited resource vital for global agriculture. Dr Iain Moyles and Dr John Donohue from MACSI in the University of Limerick discuss their work funded by Science Foundation Ireland (13/IA/1923) on mathematical modelling of nutrient flow in soil. During the podcast Iain and John describe the phosphate crisis which acknowledges that phosphorus is a […]

Partnering event in Norway between mathematicians in academia and industry

A special gathering for promoting exchange of views and network building between academics and industrial researchers was organised as part of the conference Math meets industry held in Trondheim, Norway, on September 22nd and 23rd 2016. The conference was an initiative of NTNU in collaboration with ECMI and Nor-Maths-In (the Norwegian network of mathematics in industry […]

Mathematical modelling of the Germasogeia aquifer

by Dr Katerina Kaouri, Dr Raka Mondal, Dr Sourav Mondal and Graham Benham    Water is a scarce, precious commodity in Cyprus and in the wider Mediterranean region. While seeking suitable challenges for the 1st Study Group with Industry in Cyprus (125th European Study Group with Industry), Dr Katerina Kaouri approached the Cyprus Water Development Department (WDD), […]

Success story: JRU Repsol-ITMATI

Founded jointly with the enterprise Respol, the main goal of the Joint Research Unit Repsol-ITMATI (JRU Repsol-ITMATI) is the research on mathematical and numerical methods for solving problems found in the Repsol daily activity: devices and processes simulation and optimization. The JRU Repsol-ITMATI carries out innovative research lines in the border of the energetic sector […]

Different perspectives on study groups …

From a secondary school teacher To be invited to attend the European Study Group with Industry in UL this year as a teacher of applied maths at second level was a great privilege.  At a time when knowledge alone is following the same path as horse power, adaptive intelligence, the ability to know what to […]

ESGI 128 Blogs: Analog Devices and Vehicle Damage

Analog Devices Problem Day 1 We started the day with registration and coffee – an opportunity to meet the other attendees, and discuss which problems we were thinking of working on. Following an opening address from UL president Desmond Fitzgerald, five industry representatives presented their problems individually. Each seemed interesting and intriguing, with opportunities to […]

ESGI 131 in Bilbao: Boost the success of your company with Mathematics

Boost the success of your company with Mathematics was the slogan of the 131st European Study Group with Industry, which was successfully held in Bilbao from 15th to 19th May 2017. BCAM – Basque Center for Applied Mathematics was in charge of the organization of the event, in collaboration with BEAZ (public company of the Provincial […]

ESGI128 – Registration Closes May 26th

Problem statements for the 128th European Study Group with industry are now available  ESGI128 is organised by MACSI to be held in the University of Limerick, Ireland and will take place from 11-16th of June.  Registration will close on Friday 26th of May 2017. Full-board accommodation will be provided to all participants on campus.  The […]

Visit Limerick June 12-16th 2017!

The MACSI organising committee would like to welcome you to the University of Limerick for the 128th European Study Group with Industry to be held in Ireland from June 12-16th 2017. The European Study Groups with Industry (ESGI) are Europe’s leading example of what open innovation can achieve when industry and academia work together towards a common […]

Study Group ESGI-123/BEEs-01

Hi, this is Sergey Lupuleac. Last autumn we hosted a study group ESGI123 (nice number, isn’t it?).It also has a second name BEEs01 (Business Engineering Education Study groups). We are going to present it here in details because it was really great event and we like to recall it once more. First I want to […]