How do they do it in other countries? Industrial and academic collaborations that is!

Simon Kaar For the individual, the pros of working in an academic setting are that you get to ask your own questions, questions that are interesting to you personally. No one is telling you what to do, how to do it, or for that matter keeping track of your time in any way. As long […]

Applied mathematics in stent development

Dr Tuoi Vo Coronary artery disease is a global problem and devising effective treatments is the subject of intense research activity throughout the world. Over the past decade, stents have emerged as one of the most popular treatments. Acting as a supporting scaffold, these small mesh devices are now routinely inserted into arteries where 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 […]

VACANCY: Post Doctoral Researcher in Mathematical Modelling for use in the Pharmaceutical Industry

VACANCY: Post Doctoral Researcher in Mathematical Modelling for use in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Salary Scale: €37,750 – € 46,225 p.a. The Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (MACSI) is Ireland’s largest applied and industrial mathematics group and works closely with scientists and industrial companies across a wide variety of sectors including the Pharmaceutical sector. […]

Masters in Mathematical Modelling – University of Limerick, Ireland

The course will be run by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in association with MACSI. Course description This course will provide training in applied mathematics techniques and will focus on mathematical models of real world processes, their formulation in terms of differential equations and methods of solution – both numerical and analytical. Central to […]

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 the Fraunhofer ITWM Kaiserslautern, TU […]

Industry meets mathematics: modelling, simulating and optimizing the stock of an automotive spare parts wholesaler

Executive summary This collaboration between the Laboratory for Mathematical Engineering (LEMA) and the NORS group, allowed this big player in the Portuguese automotive spare parts market to have an efficient management of their stocks and orders. The project included automatic warning systems, suggested order quantities, and a new system for replacing the traditional ABC leading […]

Lecturer/Lecturer below the bar in Industrial and Applied Mathematics – Limerick, Ireland

The University of Limerick are recruiting Lecturer/Lecturer below the bar in Industrial and Applied Mathematics in order to carry out teaching and research in industrial and applied mathematics. Applications from candidates with experience of working in industry are welcome. As part of their application, candidates are required to submit a statement of research plans (maximum […]

Mathematics as tough as steel

Steel is one of the main building blocks of modern society. This is because of all the metallic materials, steel – which is mainly iron – is the most advantageous to produce from both an economic and environmental point of view. Also, steel is extremely versatile: there are thousands of steels with properties suited to […]

Two postdoctoral positions available in MACSI

MACSI currently has two vacancies for postdoctoral positions in mathematical modelling of transport processes. MACSI is a network of mathematical and statistical modellers based in Ireland. MACSI works closely with scientists and industrial companies across a wide variety of sectors. MACSI’s aim is to foster new collaborative research, in particular on problems that arise in industry […]