Events

From September 6-9 the Virtual Physiological Human conference VPH 2022 was held in beautiful Porto, Portugal. It was a great opportunity to see how research results can finally be applied in the clinic or industry and to get in contact with new exciting potential future collaborators. It was an ho...

After two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, the 92nd annual meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics was held in person again August 15-19 in Aachen. It was great to see so many familiar faces and to join a conference with almost the entire BRAINIACS team. We org...

From July 31 to August 5, 2022, the 15th World Congress on Computational Mechanics & 8th Asian Pacific Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM-APCOM) originally planned to take place in Yokohama, Japan, was held virtually. We organized two minisymposia on “0414 Exploring brain mechanics”, join...

On July 26, we came together to celebrate the end of the semester and a quite successful first half of the year. Besides great advancements in research, we have established some helpful new measures to improve our data management and communication, which has significantly boosted the exchange within...

July 10-14, 2022, we participated in the 9th World Congress of Biomechanics 2022 Tapei, Taiwan. Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we finally had to switch to online participation. Still, it was a great opportunity to share and discuss newest research developments in the highly interdisc...

From June 5 to June 9, the 8th European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS Congress 2022) was held in Oslo, Norway. For many of us it was the first large fully in-person conference after the Covid-19 pandemic, with more than 2000 participants. We organiz...

To celebrate our new BRAINIACS Hoodies, we relocated our regular BRAINIACS meeting to the nice Röthelheim beergarden in Erlangen. The weather was perfect – sunny yet not too hot such that the hoodies were the perfect wardrobe. It is really special to experience the great atmosphere and spirit wi...

On May 11, BRAINIACS PhD students Alex and Jessi kindly hosted a BBQ on their roof terrace. It was a great and inspiring atmosphere, where we had the chance to talk about research but also everything else that matters in life. It was also a great opportunity to introduce our newest BRAINIACS membe...

On May 7, PI Silvia Budday gave an invited lecture in the Symposium “Evolution and cortical expansion of the human brain” at the ISDN 2022, the 24th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience. The other Symposium speakers were Fumio Matsuzaki, RIKEN Center for Biosy...