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On Wednesday, 30th October, I had the pleasure to present the results ofmy project during my PhD defence at the Weierstrass Institute. The oralpresentation consisted of two parts: a 30-min part on a mathematicaltopic of general interest and 10 minutes on my thesis, which is quiteshort to relate the work […]

PhD defence for work package 6


My name is Prerana Das, and I am from India. With bachelor’s in mechanical engineering, I pursued my master’s in computational engineering from Germany. Further, I wanted to carry out my studies in association with industrial applicability. The industrial PhD program of MIMESIS presented the perfect opportunity to do so. […]

Prerana Das – MIMESIS Experience




Kemi mine (the only chromite mine within EU) is a part of most integrated stainless steel production chain in combination with Outokumpu stainless oy at Tornio. Penetrated as of now to 1000 meter depth,  the ore deposit extends to even four kilometers. Production capacity is around 2.4 million tonnes of […]

Visit to Kemi mine


During the MIMESIS project, the students are based at different institutions in Europe. All the eight students have meet up only when attending common courses and during the general yearly meetings. On November 2017, several students who were working in Northern Finland took an opportunity to have a get-together at the […]

Short Meeting in Oulu