Lithium-ion batteries: A case study of mathematics and manufacturing

By Dr Iain Moyles Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere in our society.  They power the things that entertain us (phones, computers), the things that transport us (cars, planes, etc.), and even the things that save our lives (pacemakers and other implantable devices)!  They are so ubiquitous that in 2012, over 660 million cylindrical lithium-ion cells were […]

Peregrina Quintela Estévez wins the María Wonenburger prize

Peregrina Quintela Estévez, Full Professor of Applied Mathematics at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, was awarded the María Josefa Wonenburger Planells 2016 prize. Peregrina Quintela is specialized in mathematical modeling, mathematical analysis and numerical simulation of models arising from the fields of Physics, Engineering or Applied Sciences. Throughout her career she has combined teaching, […]

IX UCM Modelling Week

The IX annual Universidad Complutense de Madrid Modelling week is currently taking place (15-19 June), with problems covering the valuation of banks; electricity coverage; homogenization in nanotechnology; sales forecasting; artifical cognition in neurorobotics. Brief description The IX Modelling Week is organized within the Master Program of the Faculty of Mathematics of UCM in cooperation with the Institute of Interdisciplinary Mathematics (IMI) […]