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06/10/2021

CIMNE delivers the final technical report on the Brumadinho disaster to the Brazilian Prosecutor´s Office

On January 25, 2019, a mining waste dam of the company Vale SA suddenly collapsed, generating a tsunami of millions of cubic meters of water and toxic mud over the region. It is the biggest environmental disaster in the history of Brazil and 270 people lost their lives in the tragedy. The Federal P...


21/09/2021

Agreement between CIMNE, Giswater Association and RIVUS Foundation to develop an innovative urban drainage simulation model

Josep Monràs, president of the RIVUS Foundation, Braulio Moreno, president of the Giswater Association, and Ernest Bladé, director of the Flumen Institute, in representation of the CIMNE, have signed at the headquarters of the Foundation. The agreement will allow the joint study and de...


16/09/2021

ePLANET: improving energy efficiency decision making in public buildings

The European ePLANET project will use the most innovative tools in artificial intelligence and big data to leverage and exploit energy data from public buildings in order to obtain empirical results on the implementation of energy efficiency measures. One of the main challenges to reach the t...


23/07/2021

Call for applications to the position of Director General of CIMNE

The International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE) has launched a call for applications for the position of Director General of the centre. This is part of a plan proposed by Professor Eugenio Oñate (the current director and founder of the centre in 1987) an...


15/07/2021

Lucia Barbu gives a talk in the cycle of presentations of the Catalan High School Awards

The CIMNE researcher and Principal Investigator of the EU project Fatigue4Light will give a talk tomorrow, 16 July, to the awarded catalan students with the High School Prize. Barbu will participate in the cicle of presentations of the award ceremony that will be taken in online format to speak...


14/07/2021

New open access publication about wedge-shaped blocks for dam protection

Recently, CIMNE scientists Rafael Morán and Javier San Mauro has participated in the publication titled "Hydrodynamic Performance and Design Evolution of Wedge-Shaped Blocks for Dam Protection against Overtopping" in the open access magazine Water, within the Special issue about Dam...


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