Phil Kinnane | October 24, 2011
The minicourses are always a favorite part of the COMSOL Conferences. They give you a chance to train with COMSOL experts in a wide variety of topics. An introductory minicourse will be held on Wednesday night along with more specific courses concerning particular modules or application areas. These will continue during Thursday and Friday.
Phil Kinnane | October 21, 2011
The Stuttgart Conference includes Keynote Speakers from the US, Germany, the UK, and the Netherlands. Having seen Svante Littmarck present at the Boston Conference, I can say that this will be a very interesting presentation for all attendees. The new products, the Particle Tracing Module and LiveLink for Creo Parametric, will be demonstrated, and a number of the major new features in 4.2a will be summarized.
Phil Kinnane | October 20, 2011
Modeling what happens under a microscope A group from Mississippi State University and Oak Ridge National Lab investigated the growth of dendrites using two different models. M. A. Zaeem, H. Yin, and S. D. Felicelli compared both a Cellular Automaton Model and a Phase-Field Model, together with a Finite-Element Model, to model dendritic growth in an aluminum and magnesium alloy. This won them one of the Best Poster awards, as judged by two of the members of the Program Committee.
Phil Kinnane | October 11, 2011
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Phil Kinnane | October 19, 2011
Heat Transfer also plays a part in lab on chip The Program Committee actually has quite a bit of work to do in a COMSOL Conference. Not only are they required to review papers that touch on their area of expertise, but for most of them who attend, they are also Session Chairs. As our experts, it is their duty to judge the best papers.
Phil Kinnane | October 12, 2011
Hi, Now it’s really buzzing around the COMSOL office in Burlington. Quite a number of our colleagues from the Palo Alto and Los Angeles offices have shown up to help out with the preparations. Soon, a whole gang of them will be off to the hotel to get everything ready, the registration desks, the demo stations, putting up all the posters, the auditoriums….