Training: NgSolve framework

Between 02-04 May 2023 Dr. Michael Neunteufel (TU Vienna) demonstrated the capabilities of the finite element framework NetGen/NgSolve, developed by the team of Prof. Joachim Schöberl at Technische Universität Wien. The sessions covered many different application areas, hands-on examples and provided the ground for extensive further discussions ranging from nonlinear shell theory to automated code … Continued

TALK: Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation

INVITED TALK given by Prof. Vincent Larivière (University of Montreal) March 31st (Friday), 10:00-12:00 am, Belval Campus MSA 4.530 Since the creation the Science Citation Index in the 1960s, research indicators have become ubiquitous. They are profusely used by universities, policymakers and even researchers for evaluation purposes—often without having a clear idea of what is … Continued

Upcoming PhD defence: Diego Kozlowski

Diego KOZLOWSKI will defend his PhD thesis Topics and institutions in the reproduction of intersectional inequalities in science on Friday, 31 March 2023, 14h00-17h00, Campus Belval in room MSA.3160. This thesis is devoted to the study of race and gender inequalities in topics and impact of US-based researchers. Using a large-scale database with more than … Continued

Upcoming PhD defence: Piergiorgio Vitello

Piergiorgio VITELLO will defend his PhD thesis Crowdsourced Data for Mobility Analysis on Friday, 10 March 2023, 10h00, Campus Belval in room MSA 3.330. The role of data in transportation research is crucial for understanding and analyzing the movement of people. This thesis explores the potential of crowdsourced data, specifically the popularity index of points … Continued