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Two AICES Fellows Passed Their Doctoral Exam

Zoltan Peter Szebenyi

The two AICES fellows Zoltán Péter Szebenyi and Safdar Abbas passed their doctoral exam. Congratulations!

In the year 2007 Zoltán Péter Szebenyi received his Diploma from the University Szeged in Hungary. He started as an AICES fellow in September 2007, working on his thesis "Capturing Parallel Performance Dynamics", advised by Prof. Dr. Felix Wolf and Prof. Marek Behr.
Location: German Research School
RWTH Aachen University
Date: May 9, 2012

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Safdar Abbas


Safdar Abbas received his Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology in 2000 and his MS in Computational Science in Engineering (CSE) from TU Braunschweig in 2007 . He started as an AICES fellow in November 2007, working on his thesis "High Gradient XFEM for Fracture Mechanics“, advised by Dr. Thomas-Peter Fries, Prof. Marek Behr and Prof. Dr. Stefanie Reese .

Location: Graduate School AICES
RWTH Aachen University
Date: May 14, 2012

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Professor Paolo Bientinesi invited to "Night of the Professors"

Night of the Professors

Do you also wonder what your professors are doing when they do not teach one of your classes? On June 15, 2012 you will have the opportunity to find it out. Apollo Aachen will host the charity event "Night of the Professors" with six professors from RWTH Aachen university playing records. The stars of the night are professors from different fields of study, among them the AICES Professor Paolo Bientinesi.
The entrance fee of 5 Euro will go to the foundation "Studieren Ohne Grenzen", to promote education in developing countries.

Seize the night and dance for a good cause!

June 1, 2012

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DFG Announces New Collaborative Research Center

Functional Microgels

DFG announced the establishment of a new Sonderforschungsbereich (SFB) “Functional Microgels and Microgel Systems” at RWTH Aachen University. The SFB aims at the design of microgels as novel interactive materials. The AICES members Prof. Dr. André Bardow, Prof. Dr. Kai Leonhardt and Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Marquardt are principal investigators within the new SFB.

May 25, 2012

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Bob Svendsen Named Editor-in-Chief of the Editorial Board for the Lecture Notes in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Bob Svendsen, Chair of Material Mechanics at RWTH Aachen University and a member of the AICES Steering Committee, has been named editor-in-chief of the Springer series Lecture Notes in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics. It is a new addition to the successful Springer Lecture Notes series and intended for an interdisciplinary readership in the fields of applied mathematics and mechanics.

April 4, 2012
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Interview with Prof. Ahmed E. Ismail in the Chronicle of Higher Education

In recent years, Germany has attracted increasingly large numbers of international researchers and scholars. Those who have made the move say they were attracted by the unique career opportunities, the good working conditions and the high living standards in Germany. Also Prof. Ahmed E. Ismail, an associated young researcher at AICES, emphasizes during an interview with the Chronicle of Higher Education that the structures for academic work are very attractive in Germany.

April 4, 2012