Academia or Industry – A PhD student in between

Academia or industry – many students are facing this question at the end of their studies. My name is Matthias Andres and I am a PhD student of the Technomathematics group at the TU Kaiserslautern. During my studies and several internships I got in touch with applied mathematics in industry projects. When finishing my Master’s […]

Hale Aytaç: PhD in Mathematics at Porto University

My name is Hale Aytaç. I am from Turkey. I got my PhD in mathematics from the University of Porto (UP) in June, 2013. It was a joint PhD program between UP and the University of Coimbra and I completed a joint PhD with the University of Toulon (UTLN, France).

Marcelo Trindade: Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at the University of Porto

My name is Marcelo da Silva Trindade and I now have a position in Brazil as Professor of Mathematics. I completed my Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at the University of Porto in 2017.

A multiscale transform in medical imaging

My name is Dominic Amann and I am working in the transfer group at the Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics in Linz. My research topic is image processing for medical purposes such as optical coherence tomography. The goal of our work is to remove the noise that is inherent to many medical […]

Coming to Linz…not such an Inverse Idea

My name is Kemal Raik and I am currently working on the FWF funded project on nonlinear heuristic regularisation for astronomical imaging at the Industrial Mathematics Institute in the Johannes Kepler University Linz. I am originally from London in the United Kingdom and did my bachelor studies in Aberdeen and then went on to attain […]

Telescopes and Pyramids

My name is Victoria Hutterer and I am currently working as a member of the Austrian Adaptive Optics Group in Industrial Mathematics at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz. My research is mainly concerned with wavefront reconstruction from pyramid wavefront sensor data in astronomical Adaptive Optics. Adaptive Optics: Due to diffraction of light and turbulences […]

ECMI Modelling Week 2017 – A Student’s Perspective

A video featuring the social aspects of ECMI modelling week 2017.

Dynamics of the capillary rise: a peculiar occurrence of oscillations

My name is Mateusz Świtała and I am at my fifth year on Faculty of Pure and Applied Mathematics, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Poland. My subject of study is Applied Mathematics and I am also giving tutorials in mathematical software programming. This work with younger students is very rewarding and inspiring for further […]

Funding and travel for PhD students?

Last May I visited the Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM), a research institute located on the campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain. I am a PhD candidate at the University of Limerick, Ireland and this international trip was my second visit to the CRM to work with my PhD co-supervisor Prof Tim Myers. […]


In the following lines, I will try to explain my experience while doing a Short Term Scientific Mission (STSM) with Professor Helen Byrne at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, where you can feel maths everywhere around. As a headline, I can already state that it has been an incredible ‘adventure’ in many different senses […]