Entries by Maija Sjomkāne

New publication in Physical Review Fluids

We congratulate the researchers Mihails Birjukovs, Valters Dzelme and Andris Jakovičs from the Institute of Numerical Modelling! In a collaboration with researchers Knud Thomsen and Pavel Trtik from Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland) a publication Phase boundary dynamics of bubble flow in a thick liquid metal layer under an applied magnetic field was written. It was […]

Successful participation at the exhibition House I

The employees of the Institute of Numerical Modelling have successfully participated in one of the largest building industry exhibitions House I. It began on the 12th of March and was expected to last for 3 days. Due to the state of emergency in Latvia, it was postponed and continued on June 13 and 14. At […]

The lessons of online teaching during the pandemic

The researchers from the Institute of Numerical Modelling are active not only in science but also in the field of education. They share their experiences with online teaching as well as give advice on passing the centralised exams. Having studies moved to an online environment creates new challenges for the teaching staff and students alike. […]

Covid-19 – how are our supercomputers used to stop it?

The Institute of Numerical Modelling and Riga Technical University cooperate with CERN as they offer supercomputer computing power for Covid-19 research. On the 5th of May researcher Kristaps Bergfelds from the Institute of Numerical Modelling, director of Riga Technical University High Performance Computing centrer Lauris Cikovskis, leading researcher from RTU Center of High Energy Physics […]

The work continues at a safe distance from one another

Even though Latvia is still in a state of emergency, the work in the Institute of Numerical modelling hasn’t stopped – we keep working just as hard as before, but now at a safe distance from one another. We continue to not only work, but are also keeping the traditions alive – we now meet […]

Alumni Meeting and seminar postponed to October

The alumni meeting and seminar to mark the 50th anniversary of the Department of Electrodynamics and Continuum Mechanics has been postponed to the 2nd of October due to COVID-19 outbreak. The Institute of Numerical Modeling has its origins in the Department of Electrodynamics and Continuum Mechanics, established in 1970 at the University of Latvia. More […]

Meet us at exhibition “Māja”!

Meet the scientists from the Institute of Numerical Modelling at exhibition “Māja” (“House”) from 12th to 15th March in the exhibition hall “Ķīpsala”. Already on Thursday an international building industry exhibition ( Izstāde “Māja I”) that is one of the largest in the Baltic states, begins. There you’ll have a fantastic chance to meet and […]