Modelling a tennis impact

By Matthew Haynes When talking to tennis players and coaches they will readily tell you that increasing the tension of your strings will decrease the power in your strokes. This, at first, seemed counter-intuitive to me. My initial thought process went along the following line. The release of a ball from the racket is similar […]

Vacancy: Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Limerick

TITLE OF POST: Professor of Applied Mathematics. LOCATION: University of Limerick SALARY SCALE: €114,740 – €140,961 p.a. JOB DESCRIPTION QUALIFICATIONS: Doctoral degree (level 10NFQ) in a relevant discipline OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB: Teaching, research and academic leadership in Applied Mathematics. DESCRIPTION: We are seeking to appoint a Professor of Applied Mathematics in the Department […]

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 […]

Industrial case-studies with the InFoMM CDT

I am in my second year of study with the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Industrially Focused Mathematical Modelling (InFoMM). In this program, we undertake a year of training in cutting-edge mathematical techniques and learn about many aspects of industry, before choosing and working on our DPhil in years two to four. A highlight […]

Multi-scale modelling of Li-ion batteries

My name is Zénó Farkas, 22 year old student from Hungary. Currently I’m studying at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) of Budapest, Faculty of Sience as analytical mathematician of Bsc. This is my last semester and I’m writing my Bsc thesis about multi scale modelling of Li-ion batteries. This theme has been offered by my current […]