Master’s degree in Mathematical Engineering

The Mathematical Engineering Master of Science MSc is a 2 years degree offered at the University of Porto, Mathematics Department of the Faculty of Sciences (FCUP).  The course syllabus leads to the development of analytical capacities to approach emerging trends and problems, as well as the ability to propose methodologies suitable to different environments.

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.

Load Optimizer in Containers

Problem of packing tubes in a container, considering that they may be put inside other tubes in a recursive fashion

The MOX Laboratory

The Modelling and Scientific Computing  Laboratory (MOX) is part of the Department of Mathematics of Politecnico di Milano. It was established in 2002 with the objective of promoting research in the field of mathematical modelling, numerical analysis, scientific computing and statistical analysis, with a special focus on real life applications as well as industrial mathematics. […]

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: The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 16th September 2016. Applications […]