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Prof. Dr. Manuel Torrilhon appointed as Professor of the Chair for Mathematics (CCES)

Prof. Dr. Manuel Torrilhon received his Dipl.-Math. in Engineering Physics from Technical University Berlin in 1999, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from ETH Zurich in 2003. He worked as a Post-Doc in Hong Kong and at Princeton, before returning to ETH Zurich as Assistant Professor in the Seminar for Applied Mathematics during 2006-2010. As a new professor in the Department of Mathematics and the Center for Computational Engineering Science (CCES) at RWTH Aachen University, his research focuses on mathematical modeling and numerical simulation of gases and plasmas based on kinetic transport theory, magnetohydrodynamics and other multiphysics and multiscale approaches.

Best Paper Award at IPCC

The paper "Identifying the root causes of wait states in large-scale parallel applications" published by David Böhme, Markus Geimer, Lukas Arnold and Prof. Felix Wolf has been selected for the Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP). This is great news for the first author David Böhme, a fellow of AICES Graduate School.

Location: Aachen
Date: September 14, 2010
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Brooks Rabideau starts as Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass Cluster of Excellence

Brooks Rabideau joins TMF as a post doctoral fellow with Prof. Ahmed Ismail in July 2010. He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Northwestern University in 2001 and his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007. From 2007 to 2010 he worked as a post doctoral fellow at the Laboratoire des Matériaux et des Structures du Génie Civil in Paris, France. His research interests include the behavior and rheology of pasty materials and the understanding of colloidal and molecular scale phenomena through simulation.

Location: AICES Graduate School
Date: July 2010

Prof. Andreas Schuppert is appointed as a member of EPSRC

Andreas Schuppert

EPSRC is currently organising an international review of the quality and impact of mathematical sciences research within UK academia. Prof. Dr. A. Schuppert has been nominated as a member of the international review panel.

Location: AICES Graduate School
Date: June 26, 2010

Karen Veroy Grepl, Ph.D. is appointed as Junior Professor

Karen Veroy-Grepl

Karen Veroy Grepl, Ph.D. has been appointed as Junior Professor in "Hochleistungsrechnen Ingenieurmässiger Modelle" in the faculty of Civil Engineering (F3) of the RWTH Aachen University.

Location: AICES Graduate School
Date: June 25, 2010
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