Edoardo Di Napoli, Ph.D. starts as Postdoctoral Research Associate at AICES

In October 2009 Edoardo Di Napoli, Ph.D. joins the AICES institute as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Edoardo Di Napoli received his Laurea degree in Physics from the 1st University of Rome "La Sapienza" (1997) and his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Texas at Austin (2005). From 2005 to 2007 he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the last two years Edoardo Di Napoli, Ph.D. worked as a coordinating manager at the NetIQ corporation as well as a free lance Renewable Energy expert for several private firms. He has research experience in several diverse topics of theoretical physics: from Quantum Field Theory and Quantum Mechanics to String Theory and theoretical Cosmology. His current research focuses on finding methods integrating fundamental theory with complex algorithms and architectures in parallel computing.

Location: AICES Graduate School
Date: October 2009

Tag der Neugier

AICES was presented within the booth of Jara-SIM. The event was a great success nearly 40.000 people visited the “Tag der Neugier” in Jülich to catch up information. The visitor for example got information about brain-and climate research or nanotechnology.

Location: Forschungszentrum Jülich
Date: September 13, 2009

Dr. Karen Veroy-Grepl starts at AICES

Karen Veroy-Grepl has joined the AICES team as a Junior Research Group Leader in September 2009. She received the Bachelor of Science in Physics (1996) from the Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines, and the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (2000 and 2003, respectively) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Her research interests are: Reduced-basis methods, particularly for applications in elasticity and fluid flow; reduced-order modeling for optimization and inverse problems; coupled and multiphysics applications.

Arthur-Fischer Prize awarded to Matthias Petschow

Matthias Petschow received at the annual diploma graduation day of the faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Stuttgart Arthur-Fischer Prize for his Diplom thesis. Only three people graduating during the past year in different majors of the faculty have received this distinction.

Location: University Stuttgart
Date: July 10, 2009

Prof. Paolo Bientinesi, Ph.D. awarded Karl Arnold-Preis 2009

The prize is awarded annually by the "Nordrhein-Westfälische Akademie der Wissenschaften" for outstanding research accomplishments. The award ceremony takes place on May 13, 2009 in Düsseldorf.