Opportunities for research in London

There are some exciting opportunities for undergraduate , postgraduate and post-doctoral level work (research) to come to London. Monthly stipend and return airfare is included!

Partners from Delhi, Bangladesh, Shanghai and more read on…

Students from partner universities can apply for these UG/PG/PostDoc/Staff levels

  1. http://www.emleaders.eu/index.asp?p=2208&a=2208: Deadline 23 December
  2. http://www.em-intact.eu/index.asp?p=2066&a=2066: Deadline 3 January

I would be happy to act as host and agree a research programme. Get in touch!

Partner institutions for 1 are:

United International University – JOINT COORDINATOR
Bangladesh
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Academic offer
 
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Bangladesh
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Academic offer
 
Khulna University of Engineering and Technology
Bangladesh
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Academic offer
 
National University of Science and Technology
Pakistan
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Academic offer
 
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology
Pakistan
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Academic offer
 
Kathmandu University
Nepal
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Academic offer
 
Royal University of Bhutan
Bhutan
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Academic offer
 
Information and Communication Technology Institute
Afghanistan
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Academic offer
 
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
China
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Academic offer
 
University of Calcutta
India
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Academic offer
 
Bangkok University
Thailand
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Academic offer
 
Multimedia University
Malaysia
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Academic offer
 
Universitas Pelita Harapan
Indonesia
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Academic offer

Partner institutions for 2 are:

Asian Partners

United International University United International University Fact Sheet
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology Fact Sheet
BRAC University BRAC University Fact Sheet
National University of Science and Technology National University of Science and Technology Fact Sheet
Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Fact Sheet
Kathmandu University Kathmandu University Fact Sheet
Royal University of Bhutan Royal University
of Bhutan
Fact Sheet
Kabul University Kabul University Fact Sheet
University of Delhi University of Delhi Fact Sheet
Southeast University Southeast University Fact Sheet
University of Malaya University of Malaya Fact Sheet
Bangkok University Bangkok University Fact Sheet
Institut Teknologi Bandung Institut Teknologi
Bandung
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Fun, Games and Teaching

Recently in my first year Physics class I posed a problem to my students:

What is the most efficient way of determining if a given point lies inside a given polygon?

At the end of the context, I give the code my students sent me. And a game one of them created!!!

This is a real and living research problem. For me the context  is this: in the Finite Element mesh I construct, sometimes we want to move one of the nodes in a mesh element so that the photonic structure/boundary is better represented. The trouble is determining which node to move out of all the nodes in the element. Since you may have to do this for a large mesh with close to 100,000 elements, it must be fast, accurate and reliable.

So the students sent me this:

  1. Python code (by Riad Ibadulla) :

n=int(input(“Enter the size of polygon: “))
#input——————————————
x=[]
y=[]
z=0
j=0
print(“Enter the coordinates of polygon: “)
for i in range(n):
x.append(int(input(“x=”)))
y.append(int(input(“y=”)))
print(“Enter the coordiantes of the point: “)
x0=input(“x=”)
y0=input(“y=”)
#checking————————————–
for i in range(n):
z=(x0-x[i])*(y[i-(n-1)]-y[i])-(y0-y[i])*(x[i-(n-1)]-x[i])
if z>0:
j+=1
if j==n:
print(“belongs to polygon”)
else:
print(“out of the polygon”)

2. A game, Galactic Waste Man (by Kenneth Evbuomwan) that uses logic that is central to the problem posed. The code is available here: GameController.

So can your algorithm match/beat what my first years have done?