Conference

Valerio Marra | February 10, 2012

I was reading Fanny’s blog post about the call for papers and it reminded me of my duties as program chair of the COMSOL Conference 2012 that will be held in Milan, Italy. I had gotten distracted. At the time I was working on a two-phase non-isothermal flow simulation and I was lost in my train of thought… “How to correctly represent volume forces? Is it ok to use the Boussinesq approximation? Is this mesh fine enough? Am I using […]

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Fanny Littmarck | February 7, 2012

We have now officially opened our doors to receive abstracts for paper and poster submissions for this year’s COMSOL Conference. This means that if you are interested in presenting your work in either Boston, Milan, or Bangalore now is the time to submit your abstract.

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Phil Kinnane | January 19, 2012

Reading Fanny’s blog post from a couple of days back, I’m also getting excited about the COMSOL Conference. The big news for me is the introduction of Panel Discussions. We’ve noticed that although the User Presentations are interesting, there’s very little time to ask the presenters questions before the next one has to get up there to present. On the other hand, we have all appreciated the Keynote presentations, which are often more general in their content, but also don’t […]

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Fanny Littmarck | January 17, 2012

There is a lot of excitement in the office at the moment. In fact, the excitement is beginning to transcend the walls of our building and creep into the discussions in our online communities as well. So what’s causing such a stir?

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Phil Kinnane | November 16, 2011

Vineet Dravid, Managing Director of COMSOL India reports…. “The 3rd COMSOL Conference in Bangalore was an exciting event. It was kicked off by a keynote address by the VP of Product Management, Bjorn Sjodin, who introduced the Particle Tracing Module, the Physics Interface Builder and other new features of COMSOL version 4.2a. This was followed by Pranay Goel, IISER, who talked about the basis of insulin secretion in the pancreas, and then by R Venkatraghavan, Unilever R&D, who gave a […]

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Phil Kinnane | November 14, 2011

Mona Richter from the Agricultural Centre at BASF, Limburgerhof, was a worthy winner of one of the Best Paper Winners at the Stuttgart COMSOL Conference. Treating soil as a bioreactor, she, together with Sylvia Moenickes, Otto Richter, and Tom Schröder, looked at reaction-diffusion processes and biofilms.

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Phil Kinnane | November 8, 2011

Using COMSOL Multiphysics for educational purposes is well described by the second winner of the Best Poster Award. This went to William Clark, from the Chemical Engineering Department at Worcester Polytech, MA.

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Phil Kinnane | November 4, 2011

The Bangalore Conference is drawing to a close today and I’m sure we’ll see some great stuff from them next week. But another Conference that was actually completed in October should also be mentioned. COMSOL’s partner in China, CnTech, ran a pair of very successful COMSOL Conferences in Beijing and Shanghai on October 18 and 25 respectively.

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Phil Kinnane | November 2, 2011

"The European COMSOL conference in Stuttgart was a remarkable event and – according to the feedback of the attendees – a big success. Three days were filled with interesting keynote lectures, attractive user presentations and posters, and a conference dinner on Thursday evening. During the dinner, Lars Fromme, the German marketing manager, presented the winners of the best paper and poster awards.

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Phil Kinnane | October 31, 2011

Now that the Stuttgart Conference is finished, it’s time to move straight on to the Bangalore Conference. Held over two days (on November 4th & 5th), this conference includes Keynote talks, user presentations, minicourses and a poster session. There will also be a Networking Dinner on Friday evening.

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Phil Kinnane | October 28, 2011

COMSOL is an integral part of Oak Ridge’s modeling The second winner of the Best Paper Award went to David Chandler from the University of Tennessee who, together with colleagues from Oak Ridge National Lab, looked at COMSOL-Based Nuclear Reactor Kinetics Studies. David actually had quite a trip just to get to the conference. He had to leave Knoxville quite late, and then problems in Washington meant a forced stay-over. Then, when getting to Boston, he had to hunt around […]

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