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SO CIMNE Coffee Talks in 2021


Virtual and augmented reality for Safety in construction
Felipe Muñoz
CIMNE/UPC (Spain) – 03/03/2021

Tdiary, human resources and knowledge management in companies. Why is it important to keep a log of employees’ activities?
Ramon Ribó
CIMNE /COMPASSIS (Spain) – 28/04/2021

Biomimetics. A new paradigm of the Circular Economy. Sustainability through renaturation
Pere Monràs
Biomimetic Sciences Institute (Spain) – 12/05/2021

Cómo no preparar una propuesta
Javier Mora
CIMNE (Spain) – 01/06/2021

34 years of CIMNE and beyond. A personal view
Eugenio Oñate
CIMNE (Spain) – 09/06/2021

πPLATES. Pilot Platform to support Predictive Land Management and Sustainability
Pere-Andreu Ubach
CIMNE/UPC (Spain) – 23/06/2021

Generalized finite difference and infiltration patterns in porous media
Daniel Santana
Jefferson International University (Mexico) – 07/07/2021

Was the Mediterranean once a desert? The Messinian Salinity Crisis: 50 years of controversy and recent advances from a modelling perspective?
Hanneke Heida
Utrecht University (Mexico) – 01/09/2021

Virtual Laboratory of Structures
Francisco Zárate and Diego E. Aguilera
CIMNE (Spain) – 29/09/2021

Research lines of AULA CIMNE – UPM ETSII
David J. Vicente and Jorge Rodríguez
CIMNE Madrid/UPM (Spain) – 27/10/2021

Open access publication: practical criteria and available tools
CIMNE Preaward Unit
CIMNE (Spain) – 10/11/2021

Public-Private Collaboration Projects (formerly Collaboration Challenges). A great opportunity to finance applied research
Fernando Salazar
CIMNE(Spain) – 24/11/2021

SO CIMNE Seminars in 2021

From low-to high-order discretisations in surrogate models for parametric CFD problems
Matteo Giacomini
CIMNE/UPC (Spain) – 24/02/2021

The P-DNS method, a multiscale approach to solve fluid dynamics problems
Juan Marcelo Giménez
CIMNE/UPC (Spain) – 24/03/2021

Get to know Horizon Europe (HE), the new EC Framework Programme, and the new CIMNE’s Preaward Unit
Cecilia Soriano, Alicia Pallarés, Marina de la Cruz, Sandra Pérez, Lucía Barbu and Fernando Salazar
CIMNE (Spain) – 21/04/2021

Shape prior metal artifact reduction algorithm for industrial 3D cone-beam CT
Chang-Ock Lee
KAIST (South Korea) – 19/05/2021

Acoustic black holes in mechanics
Oriol Guasch
URL (Spain) – 17/06/2021

The shifted boundary method for embedded solid mechanics
Guglielmo Scovazzi
Duke University (USA) – 29/06/2021

High-fidelity simulation of pathogen propagation, transmission and mitigation in the built environment
Rainald Lohner
George Mason University (USA) – 08/07/2021

Structured Low-Rank Approximation: Theory, Algorithms, and Applications
Ivan Markovsky
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels) – 09/07/2021

Machine learning: an engineering perspective and some applications in combination with numerical modelling
Fernando Salazar
CIMNE – 14/07/2021

The Finite Volume Method for sediment transport in rivers. Practical Applications
Ernest Bladé
CIMNE/UPC – 20/10/2021

Two-scale H(div)-conforming approximations for hybrid-mixed finite element model
Sonia Maria Gomes
Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (Brazil) – 18/11/2021

A fully explicit Lagrangian Finite Element Method for highly nonlinear Fluid-Structure Interaction problems
Massimiliano Cremonesi
Politecnico di Milano (Italy) – 15/12/2021

Conferences in 2021

WWCM 2021
World Congress on Computational Mechanics & ECCOMAS 2020
11 – 15 January 2021, Virtual Conference

IX International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering
2-4 June, 2021, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

CSAI 2021
Computational Science and AI in Industry
7 – 9 June 2021, Trondheim, Norway

IX International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering
13-16 June, 2021, Chia Laguna, South Sardinia, Italy

IX International Conference on Coupled Problems in Science and Engineering
13-16 June, 2021, Chia Laguna,
South Sardinia, Italy

Sim-AM 2021
International Conference on Adaptive Modeling and Simulation
1 – 3 September, 2021, Online Format

XVI International Conference on Computational Plasticity
7-10 September 2021, Barcelona, Spain

X International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures
13-15 September 2021, Munich, Germany

Math 2 Product
15 – 17 September, 2021, Vietri sul Mare, Salerno, Italy

XII Jornada Españolas de Presas – SPANCOLD 2021
Last week September 2021, Gran Canaria

12th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions
29 September – 1 October 2021, Barcelona, Spain

SAHC 2021
12th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions
29 September – 1 October 2021, Barcelona, Spain

VII International Conference on Particle-Based Methods
4-6 October, 2021, Hamburg, Germany

Short Course on Particle-Based Methods in Engineering and Applied Science
2-3 October, 2021, Hamburg, Germany


Below we list the most highlighted recognition and awards granted to CIMNE scientists during the year 2021.

Carmen Andrade

Fib Fellow
International Federation for Structural Concerte – Fédération Internationale Du Béton (Switzerland)

Fabiola V

Mike Crisfield Prize
UK Association for Computational Mechanics (UKACM)

David Codony

Best PhD Thesis of the Year
Spanish Society for Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI)

Juan Carlos Simó Prize
Spanish Society for Numerical Methods in Engineering (SEMNI)

2021 in Tweets

CIMNE carries out an intensive activity through social media, with special attention to Twitter, where the centre has some 2.000 followers. Below we highlight some of the 2021 tweets to explain CIMNE’s activities through the networks.

Post-graduate Studies and Courses

Post-graduate Studies

CIMNE supports the organization of the following postgraduate degrees awarded by the UPC · BarcelonaTech.

Master Degrees

Master on Numerical Methods in Engineering
Duration: 2 academic years, 120 ECTS

Master of Science on Computational Mechanics
Duration: 2 academic years, 120 ECTS

Doctoral Degrees

PhD Degree in Civil Engineering
Duration: PhD studies, 3 years period

PhD Degree in Structural Analysis
Duration: PhD studies, 3 years period


CIMNE has also been organizing courses and workshops related to its field of expertise:


Online courses held in 2021:
• Initiation (English)
• Advanced courses (only in Spanish):
• Dam breaks
• Water quality
• Hydraulic works
• Sediment transport

Anura3D Online Workshop 2021
30/04/2021, Online
Recent developments and applications of the Material Point Method for soil-water-structure interaction.



Knowledge transfer is of vital importance for CIMNE, which invests great efforts in training and education adressed to its research staff as well as to graduates and professionals from schools of engineering and universities in applied sciences.

CIMNE regularly organises seminars, coffee talks, courses and post-graduate studies related to the theory and application of numerical methods in engineering. It has also developed a web environment for distance learning education via Internet.

TThe research centre plays also an important role as event organizer in the field of computational engineering. In the following pages, a summary of the conferences organized by CIMNE Congress Bureau during 2021. The agenda of congresses and conferences that will take place during 2022-2023, it is also included.