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

Manuel Torrilhon Elected Editorial Board Member of the Journal Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Prof. Dr. Manuel Torrilhon, head of the Mathematics Division in the Center for Computational Engineering Science (CCES) at RWTH-Aachen, has been elected to serve on the editorial board of the Springer journal Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics.

April 4, 2012
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David Böhme Displays AICES Dissertation Work at the IPDPS Conference 2012 in Shanghai

David Böhme will display a poster with an overview of his entire AICES dissertation work at the PhD Forum of the IPDPS Conference 2012 in Shanghai, May 21-25. An article on his project will appear in the proceedings along with a technical paper on a new method he developed to better characterize load imbalance.

April 3, 2012
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