Brno University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Materials Research Centre – Laboratory of biocolloids

Task: COMSOL-based theme. Creation of hydrogel structure in COMSOL environment, modeling diffusion of particles, simulating the movement of either drugs or pollutants, study the effect of the structure on the transport properties. Writing final report.

Requirements: Basic knowledge of equations in mathematical physics, capability of using computer software to solve these equations and basic capability of programming.

Recommended: Students willing to work on computer. Suitable also for student of (applied) mathematics or mathematical modeling. Experience with COMSOL advantageous but not necessary.

Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, Faculty of Environmental Sciences

Task: Build a simple climate model and determine the effects of temperature change on water cycle and vice versa, quantify the uncertainties involved and explore its properties in past climates.

Requirements: Capability of using R for scripting, familiarity with the basic concepts of the water cycle.

Recommended for: Students of climate sciences with focus on modelling or students of applied mathematics with focus on climate.

Technical University of Liberec, Faculty of Economics, Department of Economic Statistics

Task: to reformulate attitude to statistical variables, historical research in classification of statistical variables, application in methods like ANOVA, regression analysis etc.

Requirements: capability of using statistical software (Statgraphics, etc.)