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Marek Behr held a Plenary Lecture at the World Congress on Computational Mechanics in Korea

The 12th World Congress on Computational Mechanics took place from July 24th to July 29th in Seoul, Korea. The congress is a forum to communicate and share new ideas and methods that will foster the development across all aspects of computational methods and their applications in mechanics, engineering and applied sciences. 

AICES Scientific Director Marek Behr held a Plenary Lecture on Complex Fluids in Production and Biomedical Engineering. 

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Former AICES Fellow Markus Bachmayr gets a W2-Professorship in Bonn

Markus Bachmayr

Markus received his doctoral degree in October 2012. Prof. Dr. Dahmen has advised his research on Adaptive low rank wavelet methods and applications to two-electron Schrödinger equations. 

In September he’ll start working as a Bonn Junior Fellow at the Hausdorff Center for Mathematics at the University of Bonn

Congratulations Markus! 

AICES Fellow Bahodir Ahmedov Has Passed his Doctoral Exam

Ahmedov Defense

Bahodir Ahmedov started as AICES fellow in 2012 and received his Ph.D. degree in August 2016. His research on Approximation Methods and Reduced Models for Optimal Radiation Treatment, has been advised by Prof. Dr. Herty and Prof. Dr. Frank. 

Bahodir now works as an Associate Professor at Inha University in Tashkent. 

Congratulations Bahodir! 

RWTH Aachen University’s SIAM Student Chapter Hosts Jeopardy Night

Jeopardy Night

The RWTH Aachen University Chapter of SIAM (Aachen, Germany) held its first Science Jeopardy Night in April. In the first round, teams of four candidates were quizzed on questions from more or less scientific categories like “Algorithms,” “Plots,” and “May the force be with you.” When no candidate could provide the correct answer, somebody from the audience could partake and win a special prize. After completion of the initial rounds, the remaining competitors participated in the final round. In the end, SIAM student chapter officer Alexander Jaust emerged the clear victor. All participants won prizes, ranging from SIAM mugs and pens to MathWorks shirts and backpacks. Local company d-fine graciously sponsored the evening, which included snacks and beverages for everybody. The event was a great success and will surely be repeated soon! For those interested in learning more, the LaTeX template for the event can be found at GitHub under the project name “SIAMSC_jeopardy.” To read more about activities at the RWTH Aachen University Chapter of SIAM, visit the chapter blog

CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Alexander Mitsos

Alexander Mitsos is the recipient of the CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers which recognizes an individual under the age of 40 for outstanding contributions to the chemical engineering computing and systems technology literature. 

Congratulations, Alexander!