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Dr.-Ing. Silvia Budday received ECCOMAS Best PhD Award 2018

Dr.-Ing. Silvia Budday received the ECCOMAS Best PhD Award 2018

Dr.-Ing. Silvia Budday is one of the two winners of the ECCOMAS Award for the best PhD theses of 2017 on computational methods in applied sciences and engineering.

The topic of her PhD thesis is „The role of Mechanics during Brain development“.

Both theses are outstanding works in Computational Methods in Applied Sciences combining excellent knowledge of both theory and practice, with special insight in the fundamental and computational aspects. Both, the two winners are pieces of research that extend the frontiers of the fields of ECCOMAS, and open our community to new problems and methodologies. The award decision was based on the relevance of the topics, the originality of the theses, their scientific content and the innovative numerical developments. Moreover, both theses are very well written and meticulously presented.

The ECCOMAS Awards were delivered by the President Michal Kleiber during the Opening Session of the ECCM-ECFD 2018 Conference in Glasgow.