More than 100 participants from 16 countries on three continents took part in the 23rd DYMAT Technical Meeting earlier this month. The meeting took place in Trondheim with SFI CASA as host.
SFI CASA Professor Knut Marthinsen just visited the Center for Hierarchical Materials Design at Northwestern University in Chicago. He lectured on advanced characterization and modelling for aluminium process and alloy design.
Turnout was good when SIMLab presented itself to potential project and master’s students this month: almost 30 NTNU students in their fourth year turned up.
The Research Council of Norway is very pleased with the performance of SFI CASA so far. The report after their site visit in February is full of praise, topped with a bit of sound advice.
SFI CASA will host DYMAT’s 23rd Technical Meeting from 12 to 14 September 2017. The theme is Dynamic Fracture of Ductile Materials and abstract submission deadline is 15 January.
PhD Candidates Jens Kristian Holmen and Lars Edvard Dæhli both put aluminium alloys to the test in their contributions to the 21st European Conference on Fracture in Catania, Italy next week. Here are the abstracts:
Marion Fourmeau, who defended her PhD at SFI SIMLab in 2014, has been awarded the James Clerk Maxwell Writers Prize for 2015. The prize is awarded by Philosophical Magazine and Philosophical Magazine Letters. Along with
Norwegian hotel tycoon Arthur Buchardt thinks the new government headquarters in Oslo should be wooden. Two months ago the world’s tallest wooden building was completed in Bergen. It is 51 metres tall, has 14 storeys