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Free Online-Version: Metamodel-based optimization of hot rolling processes in the metal industry


The article “Metamodel-based optimization of hot rolling processes in the metal industry” is published in The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing. As part of the Springer Nature SharedIt initiative, a publicly full-text view-only version of this paper is available here.

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SPOTSeven Lab welcomes guests from Slovenia and France @TH_Koeln @SynergyTwinning

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During the SYNERGY project meeting benchmark problems, algorithm parallelization and surrogate modeling were discussed. Guests from Slovenia and France stayed three days at TH Köln in Gummersbach to discuss recent project results and further steps with members of the SPOTSeven Lab. Continue reading

Visit from Italy @UTOPIAE_network

Lorenzo Gentile (left) and Prof. Bartz-Beielstein

Lorenzo Gentile, who will start working in November as a PhD student in the UTOPIAE project, visited Gummersbach.
UTOPIAE is a European research and training network looking at cutting edge methods bridging optimisation and uncertainty quantification applied to aerospace systems. The network will run from 2017 to 2021, and is funded by the European Commission through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions of H2020.

The network is made up of 15 partners across 6 European countries, including the UK, and one international partner in the USA, collecting mathematicians, engineers and computer scientists from academia, industry, public and private sectors.

To train, by research and by example, 15 Early Stage Researchers in the field of uncertainty quantification and optimisation to become leading independent researchers and entrepreneurs that will increase the innovation capacity of the EU.

To equip the researchers with the skills they will need for successful careers in academia and industry. To develop fundamental mathematical methods and algorithms to bridge the gap between Uncertainty Quantification and Optimisation and between Probability Theory and Imprecise Probability Theory for Uncertainty Quantification to efficiently solve high-dimensional, expensive and complex engineering problems.

SPOTSeven Lab Stellenausschreibung: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in im Projekt „Open Water – Open Source“

Das SPOTSeven Team sucht Verstärkung (Bewerbungsfrist: 14.09.2017):

An der Fakultät für Informatik und Ingenieurwissenschaften der Technischen Hochschule Köln, im Institut für Informatik am Campus Gummersbach, suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt in Vollzeit (39,83 Stunden/Woche) befristet bis zum 30.06.2020 eine/n wissenschaftliche/n Mitarbeiter/in im Projekt „Open Water – Open Source“. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf der folgenden Seite: Wissenschaftliche/r Mitarbeiter/in im Projekt „Open Water – Open Source“

Training School: Improving Applicability of Nature-Inspired #Optimisation

The COST Action CA15140 ‘Improving Applicability of Nature-Inspired Optimisation by Joining Theory and Practice (ImAppNIO)’ is organising a training school on the theme of the COST Action: bridging the gap between theory and practice and making nature-inspired search and optimisation heuristics (like for example evolutionary algorithms) more applicable. Participation is free but the number of participants is limited. Application deadline is the 1st of September 2017.  Continue reading