Students Project: Modeling X-ray tomography using low power lamps

In the occasion of celebrating 100 years of Radon transform, we were asked to model X-ray tomography experiments in a seminar room. The examples took place in the Computational Science Center (CSC) at the University of Vienna, Austria, under the supervision of Otmar Scherzer. The tomographic system was replaced by an overhead projector, modeling the […]

Why do bubbles in Guinness go down?

With St. Patrick’s Day fast approaching, it is the best time to recall some interesting physics associated with Ireland’s favourite drink, Guinness. Anyone who has ever tried Guinness knows that bubbles in it sink. In fact, in one’s everyday life, one rarely comes across a more counter-intuitive phenomenon, challenging equally the imagination of a university […]

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. […]

Invite to attend MACSI10 Event – Ireland

We are delighted to invite you and your colleagues to MACSI10, an event to mark the 10th anniversary of the establishment of the Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (MACSI).  This FREE workshop will be held at the University of Limerick, Ireland on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th of December 2016.  MACSI10 aims to […]

Chair in Applied Mathematics – University of Limerick Ireland

Chair in Applied Mathematics – Multiannual Faculty of Science + Engineering Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Limerick Chair in Applied Mathematics – Multiannual Salary scale:  €106,516 – €136,276 p.a. Further information for applicants and application material is available online from: http://www.ul.ie/hrvacancies/ The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 16th September 2016. Applications […]