Training Day for PhD Students and RAs: 12th December
SofTMech Training Day
SofTMech held a training day on the 12th December 2017. The day commenced with a series of five talks presenting the essential methodological concepts relevant to SoftMech.
The speakers and talk titles were:
Robert Insall: Cell migration in response to self-generated cues: hypotheses, mathematical modelling, and experimental verification.
Ray Ogden: Structure-based finite strain modelling of soft tissues.
Dirk Husmeier: Statistical inference in complex models of coordinated cell movement and soft-tissue mechanics.
Huabing Yin: Cell mechanics and cellular microenvironments: devices for diagnostics, analysis, and engineering.
Godfrey Smith: Optical techniques for measuring electrical activities in the heart.
Students attended from both Glasgow and Sheffield and integration, through working in small groups comprising of students from both areas, was a major success of the workshop. This also encouraged discussion on potential future collaborations.
A computing session on version control and Github was given by Timothy Storey.
The day ended with a poster session providing more opportunity for discussion.