Mathematics - Research News

New algorithm can help improve cellular materials design

 Mathematics - Research News
 13 August 2021
New research published in Scientific Reports has revealed that a simple but robust algorithm can help engineers to improve the design of cellular materials that are used in a variety of diverse applications ranging from defense, bio-medical to smart structures and the aerospace sector....

Urban green space brings happiness when money can't buy it anymore

 Mathematics - Research News
 22 June 2021
Urban green spaces, such as parks, backyards, riverbanks, and urban farmlands, are thought to contribute to citizen happiness by promoting physical and mental health. While a number of previous studies have reported the mental benefits of green space, most had been conducted in the affluent parts of...

Researchers find optimal way to pay off student loans

 Mathematics - Research News
 18 June 2021
After graduating or leaving college, many students face a difficult choice: Try to pay off their student loans as fast as possible to save on interest, or enroll in an income-based repayment plan, which offers affordable payments based on their income and forgives any balance remaining after 20 or...

Scientists recognize intruders in noise

 Mathematics - Research News
 25 May 2021
A team of scientists from MIPT and Kazan National Research Technical University is developing a mathematical apparatus that could lead to a breakthrough in network security. The results of the work have been published in the journal Mathematics....

Mathematicians find core mechanism to calculate tipping points

 Mathematics - Research News
 10 May 2021
Climate change, a pandemic or the coordinated activity of neurons in the brain: In all of these examples, a transition takes place at a certain point from the base state to a new state. Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have discovered a universal mathematical structure at...

When will your elevator arrive? Two physicists do the math

 Mathematics - Research News
 03 May 2021
The human world is, increasingly, an urban one—and that means elevators. Hong Kong, the hometown of physicist Zhijie Feng (Boston University), adds new elevators at the rate of roughly 1500 every year...making vertical transport an alluring topic for quantitative research....