nestlab alumna Dr. Carolina Furtado Pereira da Silva has won outstanding awards for her Ph.D thesis

June 7, 2021

Dr. Carolina Furtado Pereira da Silva, who was a visiting PhD student in necstlab in 2017 and returned as a post-doctoral researcher in 2020, won the “Best Ph.D. Thesis in the field of Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering” award promoted by ECCOMAS (the European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences) This europe-wide award is a very competitive, and it is the first time in the 18 years of the competition that a Portuguese student has won. She also won the Portuguese equivalent award with the best PhD Thesis in Applied and Computational Mechanics 2020 award by APMTAC (Portuguese Association of Theoretical, Applied and Computational Mechanics).


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original announcement for APMTAC: