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On September 18–19, 2017, the MIMESIS Mid-Term Meeting took place at Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics. The academic and industrial supervisors from WIAS, University Oulu and the industrial partners EFD Induction, SSAB and Outokumpu and two representatives of the Research Executive Agency (REA) met in Berlin to discuss […]

MIMESIS Mid-Term Meeting



The last project meeting of the MIMESIS project took place on 4-5. June 2019 in Skien, Norway, where EFD Induction is based. The final meeting was embedded into an international workshop “Workshop on Mathematics and Materials Science for Steel Production and Manufacturing”.Therefore, several well-known experts in the research area of […]

Final MIMESIS workshop and meeting


The academic doctoral dissertation of Vahid Javaheri was presented for the public defence at the University of Oulu, Faculty of Technology, Center of advanced steel research on Friday, November first 2019. The dissertation with the title of ”Design, thermomechanical processing and induction hardening of a new medium-carbon steel microalloyed with niobium” can be found […]

Doctoral defence of Vahid Javaheri on 1.11.2019


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



As the MIMESIS project comes closer to the end, it is time for the students to think about their careers after their PhD. Therefore, a suitable workshop fitting these needs was considered to be beneficial. The workshop was titled Careers in Academic and Beyond and held on 09/09. The coach […]

Workshop: Careers in Academia and Beyond


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


The close collaboration between Materials Science and Mathematics within the MIMESIS project has made another step forward after the successful conclusion of the three months training in Metallurgy of Steels and Metals and Process Metallurgy at the University of Oulu, Finland. Guided by Prof. David Porter and the Materials Engineering […]

MIMESIS training in Materials Science at University Oulu



The consortium of MIMESIS project met in Berlin for the kick-off meeting on 9-10 of June 2016. After the successful recruitment of all eight Early Stage Researchers (ESR) it was the first meeting hosted by Weierstrass Institute Berlin, where all students, supervisors and associated partners took part. During these two […]

Project meeting in Berlin