The 2015 Stjepan Marcelja Fellowships

The Department of of Applied Mathematics is delighted to announce the first recipients of the 2015 Marcelja Fellowships. The Marcelja Fellowship, named in honour of Stjepan Marcelja, provides financial support for visitors to the Department to conduct fundamental science research.

From a field of very strong applications the following candidates have been awarded the Marcelja Fellowships for 2015:

  • Professor Jean-Marc di Meglio, University Paris-Diderot (France) June-July 2015
    From earthworms to molecular manipulation: eclectic topics in physics and chemistry
    Host: Prof. Tim Senden
  • Dr Martin Cramer Pederson, University of Copenhagen (Denmark) (joint with the Carlsberg Foundation) June-December 2015,
    Quasi-crystalline structures in soft/condensed matter systems
    Host: Prof. Stephen Hyde
  • Dr Wu Bo, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, September 2015
    Surface and osmotic forces in high-molecular weight solutions
    Host: Vince Craig
  • Dr Yasuaki Hiraoka, AIMR Tohoku University (Japan), January 2016
    Relating persistent homology and mechanics in granular assemblies
    Host: Vanessa Robins and Mohammad Saadatfar

The next call for applications will take place in early September 2015.

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