Opening-Public Event

Study Group Official Opening | Public Event on Industrial and Applied Mathematics

You are warmly invited to the opening of the 1st Study Group with Industry in Cyprus, on the 5th December 2016, 11-4.30pm, at the Cyprus University of Technology (Amphitheatre “Pefkios Georgiades, Building “Andreas Themistocleous, Athinon Street, Limassol). The event includes short talks from internationally leading experts in industrial and applied mathematics who will relay effective international practices for connecting academia with industry and the society, and give specific examples. Subsequently, four local industrial challenges will be presented by the selected organisations.

55 mathematical scientists from 17 countries under one roof will work intensively together, for a week, in order to solve these challenges.

A detailed agenda of the opening event is available here.


Below you can view the talks given during the event “Using Maths to solve industrial and business challenges: effective international practices”

“The 1st Study Group with Industry in Cyprus” (Welcoming remarks)
Dr. Katerina Kaouri, Chair, Organising Committee (Cyprus University of Technology)
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“Introducing the Mathematics for Industry Network (MI-NET)”
Dr. Joanna Jordan, Chair of the Mathematics for Industry Network, and Manager of the Bath Institute for Mathematical Innovation, University of Bath
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“The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI)”
Prof. Poul Hjorth, ECMI Executive Director, and Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics, Technical University of Denmark
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“Maths-in-Industry: Past, Present and Future”
Dr. Hilary Ockendon, Emeritus, (past Director), Oxford Centre for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
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The Q&A session and the lively discussion that ensued was moderated by Dr. Margarita Zachariou, Vice-Chair of the Organising Committee (Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics)