Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM

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High Performance Center

The High Performance Center Simulation- and Software- based Innovation strengthens the cooperation between enterprises, universities and research institutes in Kaiserslautern and extends consisting partnerships.

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Annual Report 2018/19

Our annual report 2018/19 is completed! It provides insights into exciting projects and reports on interesting news from the past year.

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Welcome to Fraunhofer ITWM!

We are one of the world's largest mathematical research institutes and our goal is to further develop mathematics as a key technology, give innovative impetus and implement it in practice together with industry partners. Methodologically, our research areas are based on modeling, simulation and optimization. Integral parts of our projects are consulting and implementation, support in the application of high-performance computer technology and providing tailor-made software solutions. We not only use simulation software, but also develop it ourselves, often in cooperation with leading software companies.
Nowadays, companies of all sizes use simulations on regular bases which gives them benefit in terms of product innovation and quality assurance. Our customers are mainly in the automotive, mechanical engineering, textile, computer industry and finance sectors.

News

 

News / 18.2.2020

Video on MESHFREE: »Getting to the Points«

MESHFREE is our innovative software product for the grid-free simulation of physical processes. Steffen Hagmann from Porsche, one of the project partners, explains how they use the software in vehicle development. Our expert Isabel Michel and expert Jörg Kuhnert explain in which other areas MESHFREE is used.

 

News / 9.1.2020

Best Student Paper Award IVCNZ

Ricard Durall Lopez wins the IVCNZ Best Student Paper Award for his presentation »Semi Few-Shot Attribute Translation«.

 

Research News / 2.1.2020

Communal Energy Hub

Our innovative energy management system Amperix connects households or entire neighborhoods with locally produced renewable energy.

 

Press Release / 5.11.2019

ProStAir: Reducing Pollutant Emissions with Recycled Fibers

Fraunhofer ITWM supports development of new CFRP fibers with simulation expertise.

 

Press Release / 30.9.2019

ITWM Signs Cooperation Agreement with CATARC

In September 2019, Fraunhofer ITWM and CATARC have signed a strategic cooperation agreement.

 

Press Release / 1.8.2019

Fraunhofer helps accelerate development of fiber-reinforced plastic parts

Together with our partners, we are developing a mathematical simulation method for optimizing the drapability (deformability) of textiles.

 

Press Release / 8.5.2019

Saving Energy in the Production of Chemicals

Fraunhofer ITWM wins one of the »Joseph von Fraunhofer Prizes« in 2019.

 

Press Release / 2.5.2019

Simulating and Optimizing Spinning Processes

Spinning polymer filaments, for example for personal care articles, is highly complex: We have successfully applied new approaches to simulate and optimize spinning processes.

Upcoming Events 2020

Monthly Seminar / 2020/02/11

KL-Regelungstechnik-Seminar

The seminar »KL-Regelungstechnik«  (Kaiserslautern – Control Theory and Control Engineering) is organized by our department as well as several research groups of the TU Kaiserslautern.

Raul Borsche, Department of Mathematics at TU Kaiserslautern, will present a talk on »Kinetic Layers and Coupling Conditions for Hyperbolic Equations on Networks«.

 

Workshop / 2020/03/02 - 2020/03/06

Math-Talent-School

[only available in German]

In unserer Talent-School haben Schülerinnen und Schüler die Möglichkeit, in Workshops und mit individueller Betreuung praktische Erfahrung aus unserer Mathe-Praxis zu sammeln. 

 

Project meeting / Fraunhofer ITWM, Kaiserslautern / 2020/03/04 - 2020/03/05

»Machine Learning for Production (ML4P)«

[only available in German]
In the Fraunhofer Lighthouse Project, seven Fraunhofer Institutes bundle their extensive experience in the field of Machine Learning.

Workshop / Marburg / 2020/03/01 - 2020/03/02

THz Young Scientists Meeting

The workshop is intended as a meeting for young scientists and researchers active in the wide field of terahertz and millimeter-wave technology.

The meeting is subsequent to the Terahertz-Workshop 2020/03/03 - 2020/03/04 in Kaiserslautern.

 

Workshop / Fraunhofer ITWM, Kaiserslautern / 2020/03/03 - 2020/03/04

9th International Workshop on Terahertz Technology and Applications

 

Talks / Kaiserslautern / 2020/03/06

ML in KL Lightning Talks

You like science and pizza? This is for you!

The "ML in KL Lightning Talks" offer a networking opportunity for researchers of all institutions in KL.

With a manageable amount of time (one hour) and nutritious incentives (free pizza), you have the opportunity during your lunch break to discuss common topics of interest.

Topic on 03/06/2020: Generative Models – Theory and Applications

Symposium /2020/03/10 - 2020/03/11

15. Symposium Textile Filter

[only available in German] Im Zweijahresrhythmus lädt das Sächsische Textilforschungsinstitut e.V. (STFI) Ingenieure, Techniker und Wissenschaftler aus Industrie und Forschung zum Gedanken- und Ideenaustausch auf dem Fachgebiet der Filtration ein.

Neben Fachvorträgen zu neuesten Entwicklungen, aktuellen Trends und Marktbedingungen der Filtrationsbranche erwartet die Besucher auch eine Präsentation von technischen Geräten und Produkten im Rahmen einer begleitenden Ausstellung.

 

Symposium / Kaiserslautern / 2020/03/10 - 2020/03/12

Internationale Commercial Vehicle Technology Symposium

CVT Symposium

 

Conference / Fraunhofer Forum Berlin / 2020/03/12 - 2020/03/13

5. Fachkonferenz ML4CPS

[only available in German]

Die 5. Fachkonferenz ML4CPS – Maschinelles Lernen in der Produktion widmet sich ganz den Themenfeldern Verbesserung der Produktion, datenbasierte Automation neuer Geschäftsmodelle durch KI/ML in der Produktion.

 

Workshop / Kaiserslautern / 2020/03/12

Digitalisierung in der Pflege

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Gemeinsam diskutieren wir mit Wissenschaft und Praxis die Frage »Potential für bessere Arbeitsorganisation und höhere Arbeitszufriedenheit?«.

Anlass zur Tagung ist das Projektende unseres BMBF-Projektes gamOR. Hier wurde für Pflegekräfte eine digitalgestützte Möglichkeit entwickelt, den eigenen Dienstplan mit zu gestalten und auf Teamebene abzustimmen.

     

 

Seminar / Fürth / 2020/03/25 - 2020/03/26

Seminar Wärmefluss-Thermographie

[only available in German] Im Zentrum des zweitägigen Seminars mit Praxisteil steht die Wärmefluss-Thermographie, deren Bedeutung als zerstörungsfreies Prüfverfahren innerhalb der Qualitätssicherung weiter zunimmt.

Wir sind mit Experten unserer Abteilung »Materialcharakterisierung und -prüfung« vor Ort.

 

Conference / Darmstadt / 2020/03/30 - 2020/04/03

International Conference on Material and Component Performance under Variable Amplitude Loading (VAL4)

The major goal of the VLA4, organized by the German Association for Materials Research and Testing (DVM), is to look at advanced material mechanics and fatigue under variable amplitude loading as well as the utilization of these fundamentals to most modern applications.

 

Conference / Paris, France / 2020/03/03 - 2020/03/05

JEC World

JEC World in Paris is the only trade fair that unites the global composites industry.

 

Tagung / Erfurt / 2020/03/10 - 2020/03/12

Zerstörungsfreie Prüfung im Eisenbahnverkehr

[only available in German] Wir stellen auf der Fachtagung unsere Methode zur Inspektion von Glasfaserverbundwerkstoffen mit THz vor.

 

Fair / Geneva, Switzerland / 2020/03/31 - 2020/04/03

INDEX 2020

At the international trade fair for nonwovens, our department »Transport Processes« presents its expertise in the field of technical textiles and nonwovens.

 

Fair / Strasbourg, Frankreich / 2020/03/29 - 2020/04/02

Photonics Europe

The Photonics Europe is a venue for exchange and networking among European researchers in the field of photonics.

Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics ITWM

Fraunhofer-Platz 1

67663 Kaiserslautern

Deutschland

Phone +49 631 31600-0

Fax +49 631 31600-1099