Simulations in Science and Engineering" is pleased to announce a summer school for graduate/PhD
students in the fields of modern mathematics and computational science:
FOMICS Summer School on
Meshfree and immersed boundary methods
for fluid-structure interaction
September 9-13, 2017
The Institute of Computational Science (ICS) at the University of Lugano announces a combined summer school and workshop on "Meshfree and immersed boundary methods for fluid-structure interaction" from September 9th to 13th in Lugano, Switzerland.
The summer school is supported and organized by the Swiss Graduate School FOMICS - "Foundations in Mathematics and Informatics for Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering”, which is located at ICS.
Christian Hesch (Uni Siegen)
Nathan Quinlan (NUI Galway)
Marc Alexander Schweitzer (Uni Bonn)
…and more during the workshop
Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics
Partition of Unity
Finite Volume Particle
Immersed Boundary
Isogeometric Analysis
 Fluid-structure interaction and contact mechanics
Saturday 9/9: Fluid-structure interaction
C. Hesch
Sunday 10/9: Workshop (half-day)
Monday 11/9: Particle methods for CFD
N. Quinlan
Tuesday 12/9: Workshop
Wednesday 13/9: Meshfree methods for PDEs
M. A. Schweitzer

Upon request, a certificate for the course can be provided
School + workshop 120 CHF 
Only workshop 100 CHF 
(the fee includes lunches and coffee breaks)
To register, please click here:
Deadline for abstract submission is August 31st, 2017
Abstracts can be submitted to alessio.quaglino(at)


Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano
A google maps link to USI is here
A link on how to reach Lugano Campus is here
Classes will take place in rooms A12 (days 1&2) and SI-008 (days 3-5)


Participants are kindly requested to make their own arrangements for accommodation
Alessio Quaglino (USI-ICS)
Maria Giuseppina Nestola (USI-ICS)
Ebrahim Jahanbakhsh (USI-ICS & EPFL-LMH)
Rolf Krause (USI-ICS)
François Avellan (EPFL-LMH)


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