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On June 6, 2016, during the opening ceremony of the big ECCOMAS congress in Crete, Professor Wolfgang A. Wall received the Prandtl medal from the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences. According to ECCOMAS (http://www.eccomas.org/spacehome/1/4), the Prandtl…

In the scientific council meeting of CISM beginning of May 2016, Professor Wolfgang A. Wall has been elected to become a new rector of the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences, CISM (http://www.cism.it/) in Udine, Italy. He will take office in January 2017. CISM,…

Dr. Ursula Rasthofer receives the "2016 ECCOMAS PhD Award" for her thesis entitled "Computational Multiscale Methods for Turbulent Single and Two-Phase Flows". The Award Presentation will take place during the European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and…

At the Extreme Scaling Workshop at Leibniz Supercomputing Centre a team consisting of Martin Kronbichler, Benjamin Krank, Niklas Fehn, Katharina Kormann and Wolfgang A. Wall scaled their code INDEXA (A high-order discontinuous Galerkin solver for turbulent incompressible flow…

The Daimler and Benz Foundation has awarded a research fellowship to Dr. Alexander Popp for his project proposal "Bottom-Up Modeling of Self-Expandable Stent Grafts for Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms“. He is among the twelve awardees who were selected out of more…

Prof. Wolfgang A. Wall together with Prof. Charbel Farhat from Stanford University are organizing a course on "Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction" at the International Centre for Mechanical Sciences (http://www.cism.it) in Udine, Italy from June 27 to July 1, 2016. More…

Dr. Alexander Popp will organize a short course "Computational Contact and Interface Mechanics" at the prestigious International Center for Mechanical Sciences (CISM). His joint proposal with Prof. P. Wriggers (Leibniz University Hannover) has been approved by the CISM Executive…

The front cover of the International Journal Physiological Measurements for the whole year of 2016 will be based on an image from Christian Roth. It is adapted from Figure 6 of our paper: Christian J Roth et al 2015 Physiol. Meas. 36 1211. Click on the image for larger view. …

In a commemorative event Prof. Wolfgang A. Wall has been welcomed as corresponding member abroad of the prestigious Austrian Academy of Science. According to the by-laws of the ÖAW, this honor can only be given to 70 scientists from all over the world working in the fields of…

An image by Kei Müller has been chosen as cover image of the October issue of Proceedings of the Royal Society A. Have a look at Royal Society Publishing. The image comes from our paper Proc. R. Soc. A 2015 471 20150332; DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2015.0332