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Davide Manfredo (ESR 11) reports on nwt 2

The core research training nwt 2 “Virtual product development with interactive simulation of flexible structures” has come to an end and we all had a great experience.

The training started with an introduction to the IPS product portfolio, with a general...

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Croatian THREAD partners listed at Net4Mobility+

THREAD has been included by Net4Mobility+ as a successful example of an MSCA project partly conducted in widening countries. Net4Mobility+ stands for facilitating transnational cooperation among the National Contact Points (NCP) in Horizon 2020: https://www.net4mobilityplus.eu/widening-countries-success-stories.


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nwt 2 in December

The next network-wide training will by organised by Fraunhofer ITWM as an online event from 7 to 11 December 2020.

The participants will learn about cutting-edge CAE technology used in industry in early product design phases and gain insights how simulation...

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Narges in Lille – nwt 1 part 2

Narges Mohammadi (ESR 7) went to Lille for her first on-site network-wide training. This is what she experienced:

"nwt 1 part 2 was a different course for me since it was my first on-site nwt and my first in-person meeting...

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Industrial workshop with fleXstructures

"After THREAD’s Annual Meeting and Mid-term Check, we took part in our first industrial workshop organized by fleXstructures GmbH at Fraunhofer ITWM in Kaiserslautern. Mr. Daniel Dengel, application engineer of the company, showed us their activities and collaborations with other industries all around the world and the...

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First annual meeting and mid-term check meeting

From 19 to 22 October, the consortium met for our first annual meeting, combined with the mid-term check meeting but, due to the pandemic, only four ESRs, three PIs and the management team were able to meet at Fraunhofer ITWM in Kaiserslautern, Germany in person. Everyone else...

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Konstantina’s secondment in Rijeka

In the middle of September my secondment in Croatia started. I spent a month in the University of Rijeka. I tried to gain the most out of my experience working in an inspiring environment and being surrounded by researchers working on state-of-the-art finite element techniques on non-linear...

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Science festival in Rijeka spreads the passion for science through culture

The science festival in Rijeka is an annual event in Rijeka that tries to bring science closer to the general public. Usually it consists of lectures delivered by the volunteering researchers and professors all around the city of Rijeka and beyond. This year however, we were confined...

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THREAD’s first annual meeting and mid-term check meeting

We're happy to be the guests at Fraunhofer ITWM, Kaiserslautern, Germany for our first annual meeting which will take place between 19 and 22 October 2020.

On the second day, we will have the mid-term check meeting. Our project officer...

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nwt 1 part 2 in October

The first part of nwt 1 took place in summer and due to the pandemic as a pure online event. The second part will now take place from 26-28 October 2020 at Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology, Lille, France. A live video stream will be available...

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nwt 5: Summer school on ropes and cables was a complete success

The objective of the nwt 5 has been to train participants on the advanced simulation of ropes and cables. The contents included the absolute nodal coordinate formulation, ALE formulation, geometrically exact beams, and the efficient computer implementation, specifically with regards to open source simulation codes. Additionally, the...

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nwt 5: A guest’s perspective

Stefan Hante, a PhD student from Martin Luther University Halle, took part as an external participant in nwt 5 and shares his experience of the week in Austria.

"The network wide training nwt5 took place in the first week of September...

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THREAD in ECMI’s Annual Report

The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI) presented THREAD in its annual report.

Highly flexible slender structures like yarns, cables, hoses or ropes are essential parts of high-performance engineering systems. The complex response of such structures in real operational...

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Denise’s secondment at Fraunhofer ITWM

I spent the 3rd month of my Ph.D. project in Kaiserslautern. My experience there was amazing, and I learned so much during the four weeks I stayed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM. During this secondment, I had the opportunity to learn about a different...

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Secondment of ESR 1 / nwt 1 – Press Release ITWM

Guest Scientist at Fraunhofer ITWM and Virtual Network-wide Training Promote Scientific Exchange

International networks enrich the scientific exchange. Within the framework of the European Union's THREAD doctoral program, this is currently lived out twice at the Fraunhofer ITWM: In July,...

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Learning about scientific writing and communication skills – nwt 10 part 1

The first part of nwt 10, organised by Prof. Dejan Zupan of the University of Ljubljana, took place online this week.

With a lot of practical exercises, the ESRs learned methods and instruments to write good scientific texts and to present...

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Successful first network-wide training – nwt 1 part 1

This week, the first part of the first network-wide training took place. Our ESRs joined the lectures and practical exercises on non-linear beam theory and flexible multibody dynamics online.


nwt 5 in September

The first on-site network-wide training will take place from 1 September to 5 September 2020 in Obergurgl, Austria. It is organised by Prof. Johannes Gerstmayr from the University of Innsbruck.

The ESRs will hear lectures from Prof. José Escalona, Prof. Olivier...

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Network-wide training (nwt) starts online

Despite the current pandemic, the training activities in THREAD will start soon.

Our ESRs will be able to learn about non-linear beam theory, taught by the team of Professor Sigrid Leyendecker, and flexible multibody dynamics, taught by Professor José Escalona, in...

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EU-Doktorandenprogramm mit besonderen Herausforderungen

Am 1. April 2020 hätte Davide Manfredo seine Doktorandenstelle beim Fraunhofer ITWM in Kaiserslautern antreten sollen. Er ist Teilnehmer eines ganz besonderen Programmes, in dem die EU europaweit 14 Promotionsstellen für drei Jahre fördert: »THREAD...

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More ESRs join the network

01/04/2020 Rijeka, Croatia / Kaiserlautern, Germany

On 1 April, two new doctoral students joined THREAD: Jan Tomec in the group of Professor Gordan Jelenić at the University of Rijeka and Davide Manfredo at Fraunhofer ITWM under the supervision of Dr. Joachim Linn.

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THREAD welcomes the first Early Stage Researchers

12/03/2020, Rijeka, Croatia

A local meeting of THREAD partners was planned for today at the University of Rijeka, Croatia. Because of current travel restrictions due to COVID-19 / Corona virus, Dr. Tomaž Šuštar (Principal investigator at C3M d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenia) and...

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Project Start – Article at „La Voce“

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Fiume sale in orbita

La Facoltà di Edilizia fa parte del progetto ETN, una rete europea che si pone l’obiettivo di formare una nuova generazione di ricercatori. Ne abbiamo parlato con il docente Gordan Jelenić


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Lever des verrous technologiques concernant les « structures élancées » de systèmes industriels complexes tout en participant à la formation de doctorants, tels sont les deux principaux objectifs du projet européen THREAD, auquel participent les...

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Aus­­bildungs­­netz­­werk THREAD mit Inns­­bru­cker Be­­tei­li­gung

Ende Oktober fand das Kick-off Meeting zu THREAD statt, einem innovativen Ausbildungsnetzwerk (ITN) für Doktoranden mit Fokus auf anwendungsorientierte Forschung. Mit 3,6 Mio. Euro fördert die Europäische Union in den kommenden vier Jahren 14 Promotionsstellen....

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Kick-Off-Meeting 2019

24/10/2019, 09:00 – 25/10/2019, 14:00

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Riječki će doktoranti analizirati satelitske antene prilikom lansiranja u orbitu

Riječani će se baviti nelinearnom statičkom i dinamičkom analizom ponašanja satelitskih antena za vrijeme lansiranja, kada su izložene ekstremnom inercijalnom opterećenju i visokofrekventnim vibracijama

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Project Start – Press Release ITWM

THREAD – neuartiges Doktorandenprogramm der Europäischen Union

Am 24. Oktober findet in Halle/Saale das Kick-off Meeting zum EU-Projekt THREAD statt, einem neuartigen Doktorandenprogramm mit Fokus auf der direkten Anwendung neuer Forschung in der industriellen Praxis. Mit 3,6 Mio € fördert...

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Improved simulation using digital twins

Prestigious EU funding: FAU involved in international doctoral network
FAU is involved in a new European training network for doctoral researchers. The 14 research projects focus on the question of how to improve modelling and...

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High-level EU funding: MLU receives grant for an international PhD-network

The Institute of Mathematics at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) is to coordinate a new European Training Network (ETN) for doctoral students. The 14 research projects will examine how...