Phil Kinnane | January 18, 2012

The Particle Tracing Module webinar was a huge success. Over 1,250 people signed up for it and saw our lead developer, Dan Smith, demonstrate the product and explain the science behind it. He received a lot of questions during the webinar, and our support engineers are currently helping him answer them.

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Fanny Littmarck | January 17, 2012

There is a lot of excitement in the office at the moment. In fact, the excitement is beginning to transcend the walls of our building and creep into the discussions in our online communities as well. So what’s causing such a stir?

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Phil Kinnane | January 13, 2012

I have just read a cool article about the University of Michigan’s solar car. Back when I was a young and hopeful engineering student in Australia , the World Solar Challenge really sparked my imagination. This is the race from the top of Australia (Darwin) to the bottom (Adelaide) across the desert where the cars are powered by solar energy, which is basically captured by solar cells on the car roofs.

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Phil Kinnane | January 10, 2012

The release of Version 4.2a was an exciting event for us at COMSOL. I had the opportunity to see a preview of new products and the big one for me was the Particle Tracing Module. Many of our customers and colleagues in the simulation industry had been requesting this for quite some time. I must admit that I thought it was just because they wanted a different type of postprocessing feature; another way of looking at streamlines.

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Phil Kinnane | November 16, 2011

Vineet Dravid, Managing Director of COMSOL India reports…. “The 3rd COMSOL Conference in Bangalore was an exciting event. It was kicked off by a keynote address by the VP of Product Management, Bjorn Sjodin, who introduced the Particle Tracing Module, the Physics Interface Builder and other new features of COMSOL version 4.2a. This was followed by Pranay Goel, IISER, who talked about the basis of insulin secretion in the pancreas, and then by R Venkatraghavan, Unilever R&D, who gave a […]

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Phil Kinnane | November 14, 2011

Mona Richter from the Agricultural Centre at BASF, Limburgerhof, was a worthy winner of one of the Best Paper Winners at the Stuttgart COMSOL Conference. Treating soil as a bioreactor, she, together with Sylvia Moenickes, Otto Richter, and Tom Schröder, looked at reaction-diffusion processes and biofilms.

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Phil Kinnane | November 8, 2011

Using COMSOL Multiphysics for educational purposes is well described by the second winner of the Best Poster Award. This went to William Clark, from the Chemical Engineering Department at Worcester Polytech, MA.

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Phil Kinnane | November 4, 2011

The Bangalore Conference is drawing to a close today and I’m sure we’ll see some great stuff from them next week. But another Conference that was actually completed in October should also be mentioned. COMSOL’s partner in China, CnTech, ran a pair of very successful COMSOL Conferences in Beijing and Shanghai on October 18 and 25 respectively.

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Phil Kinnane | November 2, 2011

"The European COMSOL conference in Stuttgart was a remarkable event and – according to the feedback of the attendees – a big success. Three days were filled with interesting keynote lectures, attractive user presentations and posters, and a conference dinner on Thursday evening. During the dinner, Lars Fromme, the German marketing manager, presented the winners of the best paper and poster awards.

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Phil Kinnane | October 31, 2011

Now that the Stuttgart Conference is finished, it’s time to move straight on to the Bangalore Conference. Held over two days (on November 4th & 5th), this conference includes Keynote talks, user presentations, minicourses and a poster session. There will also be a Networking Dinner on Friday evening.

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Phil Kinnane | October 28, 2011

COMSOL is an integral part of Oak Ridge’s modeling The second winner of the Best Paper Award went to David Chandler from the University of Tennessee who, together with colleagues from Oak Ridge National Lab, looked at COMSOL-Based Nuclear Reactor Kinetics Studies. David actually had quite a trip just to get to the conference. He had to leave Knoxville quite late, and then problems in Washington meant a forced stay-over. Then, when getting to Boston, he had to hunt around […]

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