Modelado basado en ecuaciones con COMSOL Multiphysics

Taller de Modelado basado en ecuaciones con COMSOL Multiphysics
Imparte: Prof. Jesús H. Lucio García (Universidad de Burgos)
Fecha: 10 de Octubre de 2013, de 10 a 14h
Lugar: Seminario 306, Facultad de Ciencias Matemáticas, UCM
Organiza: Instituto de Matemática Interdisciplinar en colaboración con el Grupo Momat y Addlink

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Position at University of California at Santa Cruz

We have received information about an open position in Analysis/Geometric Analysis at UCSC. See details here.

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Encuentro de Investigadores de la REAG 2013

Dates: October 10-11, 2013

Place: IEMath-GR
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PhD studentship in Geometry at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

The topic of the thesis should fit the objectives of the research project: Geometry of Symmetric Spaces (MTM2012-34834), funded by the Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, Spain (see a description below).

Principal investigator: Joan Porti, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Contact e-mail:

How to apply and further information on

Deadline for applications: September 10, 2013, 15:00 (Barcelona time).
Tentative starting date: January 2014.
Applicants must hold a Bachelor degree in Mathematics and preferably also a Master’s degree in Mathematics.
Salary: work contract of 16,422 € each year (gross) for four years. Full time dedication.

Project Summary

We will study different aspects of the geometry of symmetric spaces: geometric structures, actions of thin groups and integral geometry. More precisely the questions are:

  1. We rise the study of the space of representations of groups in the isometries of a symmetric spaces, either locally (deformations) and globally (moduli spaces). We want to study geometric structures associated to those representations, with special interest in projective structures.
  2. We aim to understand the action of thin groups in the ideal boundary of a symmetric space of higher rank. The goal is to describe the dynamics in terms of the Tits building structure, in particular we seek for discontinuity domains at infinity, if possible cocompact.
  3. We want to develop integral geometry in symmetric spaces, starting with rank one, taking the approach of valuations. We aim to deepen the results for complex projective and hyperbolic spaces and to extend them to quaternionic spaces (projective, hyperbolic and affine).
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Pre-doctoral grant in Mathematical Modeling

The research group M2S2M (Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Environmental Systems) offers two 4-year term pre-doctoral contract to prepare a Ph D Thesis. The group M2S2M performs a research activity since 1982 in Computational Fluid Dynamics, dealing with numerical modeling of environmental flows (shallow water and oceanic flows), turbulence modeling, numerical analysis, scientific computing and domain decomposition techniques. It has developed over 30 research projects with private and national and international public funding, published over 200 research papers and advised 10 Ph D Thesis.

The group M2S2M is seeking young, highly motivated researchers with good formation in applied mathematics (mathematicians, physicists, engineers, architects), who meet the following requirements:

  1. Very good ability for team work and learning.
  2. A master degree in mathematics (engineering, architecture or physics might also be considered).
  3. High level of proficiency in English or Spanish.
  4. Special interest in the fields of numerical analysis and scientific computing.

The two pre-doctoral contracts are funded by the Spanish Government, within two research projects:

  • «Development of reduced models of aero-thermal flows in buildings».  The objective of the project is to build numerical models for the computation of the energetic efficiency of buildings, based upon the  accurate parameterization of the thermal exchange between the air and the building.  It is developed by a research team composed by applied mathematicians and thermal engineers. It is a highly challenging subject, as usual procedures for the computation of the heat exchange are un-useful due to the huge amount of degrees of freedom required.The long-term application of this research is the elaboration of computed-aided programs for the eco-efficient design of buildings, much as today structural computer-aided program allow to compute the structural charges in the process of design of building by architects.
  • «Development, analysis, and efficient implementation of high order numerical methods for simplified fluid models with data uncertainty».   The ultimate aim of this project is the development of efficient geophysical flow simulators that are expected to become useful tools to model river and channel flows, marine currents, sedimentation/erosion processes, turbidity currents, etc. These tools play a fundamental role in operational forecasting and risk management in natural hazards, as floods, avalanches, tsunami waves, etc. To achieve this goal, simplified depth-integrated flow models will be considered whose mathematical form are nonlinear hyperbolic PDE systems that may include source terms and/or nonconservative products.

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV to Prof. Tomás Chacón, chacon@us.esand to Prof. Enrique Fernández-Nieto,, specifying their interest for contract 1 or 2.

The deadline for the call is next September 10, 2013.

Detailed information (in Spanish) including the formal submission procedure is available at:

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Geometric Analysis Seminar in Valencia

Dates: September 4-7, 2013
Place: School of Mathematical Sciences (University of Valencia, Spain)

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XXII International Fall Workshop on Geometry and Physics

Dates: September 2-5, 2013
Place: Evora, Portugal

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New website of IEMath-GR

We have recently moved our former website to a more functional, WordPress based structure that allows to share more information with users (activities calendar, news, MathJax compatibility). We hope you find it helpful. Suggestions and comments are welcome at our email address, iemath(at)

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Conference on Qualitative and Geometric Aspects of Elliptic PDEs

Dates: September 2 to 6, 2013
Place: Centre de Recerca Matemàtica

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Doc Course on Real Analytic Geometry

Doc Course: Some recent results in Real Analytic Geometry

Prof. Francesca Acquistapace and Prof. Fabrizio Broglia
Dates: Sept 10-13, 2013. First session: Sept10, at 10:30 AM.
Place:  Seminar 238, Facultad de Ciencias Matemáticas, UCM.
Organized by: Instituto de Matemática Interdisciplinar, in collaboration with the Departament of Algebra and the research project Geometría Real (MTM2011-22435)
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REAG 2013 Young Researchers Meeting

To be held at IEMath-GR next October 3-4, 2013.
Local organizers:
Antonio Alarcón at alarcon[at]
José Miguel Manzano at jmmanzano[at]

More info at

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MathJax at IEMath-GR website

From now on, all pages in IEMath-GR website admit LaTeX commands in order to produce math formulas as the one below:

\log(x) = \int_1^x \frac{1}{u}\mathrm{d}u

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Variational problems and Geometric PDE’s

This Conference is intended to cover some of the more recent progresses in the field of Geometric Analysis. It corresponds to the annual meeting of the French-Spanish GDRE Geometric Analysis and it will be one of the first activities of the Math Institute of Granada University. The conference is also related to the program «Conformal Geometry and Geometric PDE’s» in CRM (Barcelona) from May 2013 to July 2013.

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