### ITB Summer School 2017

**Mathematical Modelling in Industrial and Environmental Problems**

**July 12 – 25, 2017**

** Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia**

This summer school aims to provide practical, working solutions to real-life problems using methods from the mathematical sciences. The program is appropriate for final-year undergraduates, masters, and first-year PhD students in Mathematics. A total number of 40 participants from Indonesian and South East Asian countries are expected.

Objectives of the program are

1. to give young researchers a platform in which they can work together with their peers to model real-life problems, and provide recommendation;

2. to enhance their modelling skill;

3. to facilitate contacts between mathematicians working in these areas and the participants coming to the school.

During the program, two activities will be conducted: three days courses and workshop. The courses will present some basic concepts of modelling, including dimensional analysis/scaling, asymptotic, numerical convergence, and various problems of modelling. In the workshop, participants will work together in a group and will be guided by lecturers to solve the problems. Problems that will be worked out are (tentative list)

1. traffic management on a public area;

2. dump truck barrier design;

3. how should we prune our trees?;

4. etc.

For further information, please visit our website at http://www.math.itb.ac.id/summerschool/

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