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# Women in Applied and Computational Mathematics (workshop)

The Workshop “Women in Applied and Computational Mathematics” that will be held at the Gran Sasso Science Institute, in L’Aquila (Italy) from 9 to 11 May 2018.

This three-days event is designed for researchers challenged by the application of various techniques in modern analysis and computational mathematics to intriguing problems arising in physics, material science and biology. The main purpose of the workshop is on the one hand to provide a stimulating environment for scientific discussions and collaborations for both junior researchers and experts and, on the other hand, to be a platform to address the question of supporting women participation in research, which will be the goal of a dedicated panel session.

The workshop is a key activity of the European Innovating Training Network ModCompShock (Modelling and computation of shock and interfaces) with the aim to attract women to a career in science by promoting the presence of female speakers involved in research.

It will consist of ten plenary lectures delivered by expert female researchers in the field and a poster session for young participants.

**SPEAKERS**

Cleopatra Christoforou (University of Cyprus, Cyprus)

Adriana Garroni (Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy)

Martina Hofmanova (Technical University Berlin, Germany)

Laura Keller (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)

Mariya Ptashnyk (University of Dundee, Scotland, UK)

Gabriella Puppo (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

Maria-Luisa Rapun (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)

Angkana Ruland (University of Oxford, UK)

Susanna Terracini (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy)

Konstantina Trivisa (University of Maryland, College Park, USA)

**PANEL SESSION**

Cinzia Cerroni (Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy)

Corrado De Concini (Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy)

Elisabetta Strickland (Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Italy)

Moderator: Silvia Bencivelli

**REGISTRATION**

Details about the registration and the application for financial support can be found at the workshop site.

A limited number of grants will be provided to female PhD students and Postdocs in order to cover travel, accomodation and local expenses.

Should you need any further information, please contact us at womenappcompmath@gss.it.

Please feel free to forward this text to other interested colleagues, PhD students and post-docs.

**ORGANIZING COMMITTEE**

Serena Cenatiempo (GSSI, L’Aquila, Italy)

Donatella Donatelli (University of L’Aquila, Italy)

Mariapia Palombaro (University of Sussex, UK and University of L’Aquila, Italy)

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