FusionCAT Project “Final” Meeting

Dani Gallart (BSC Fusion Group) and Josep Maria Martorell (BSC Associate Director) opening the FusionCAT Community Final Event on the second day of the meeting.

With a two-day event, the closure of the FusionCAT project has taken place. FusionCAT involved seven regional institutions from Catalonia devoted to developing industrial skills and achieving fusion energy and has been co-financed by the European Union Regional Development Fund within the framework of the ERDF Operational Program 2014-2020, with the support of Generalitat de Catalunya.

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Our group at the European Researchers’ Night

The European Researchers’ Night is a Europe-wide public event, which brings research and researchers closer to the public and showcases its impact on citizens’ daily lives in a fun and inspiring way. The European Researchers’ Night attracts each year more than 1 million visitors in Europe and beyond.

All types of public, from schools, families and children to young people or adults of all ages, can learn about and participate in the science of their territory through different activities such as workshops, talks, shows, experiments, astronomical observations and games.

The European Night of Research is a European scientific dissemination project promoted by the European Commission within the framework of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions of the Horizon Europe program.

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Plasma community celebrates a year of fusion breakthroughs at 48th EPS Plasma Conference

Fusion Group members Tomas Bensadon and Adriana Ghiozzi participated in the 48th edition of the European Physical Society Conference on Plasma Physics. The event was held online due to continued concerns about the pandemic but featured a lively and fruitful dialogue nevertheless, with 612 attendees joining from countries both within and outside of Europe.

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Our new research results presented at ECCOMAS 2022

Prof. Trond Kvamsdal conducting the welcoming session of Eccomas.

Our group attended for the first time the European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS Congress 2022) in its 8th edition which took place in Oslo during the second week of June. This year’s congress is hosted by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), together with SINTEF and the Nordic Association for Computational Mechanics in Engineering (NOACM).

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Fusion Group participation at the 15th COSIRES conference

Group photo of the 15th COSIRES conference.

Our Fusion Group was present in the 15th edition of the conference of Computer Simulation of Irradiation Effects in Solids (COSIRES), held between the 22nd and 26th of May 2022 on the stunning island of Porquerolles, on the southern Mediterranean coast of France. Our group member Julio Gutiérrez Moreno attended this meeting and presented our recent research on linear scaling ab initio simulations in a talk titled “Study of defects in tungsten from large scale ab initio methods“.

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