FOMICS Summer School on Cardiac Modeling



The Swiss Graduate Program FoMICS "Foundations in Mathematics and Informatics for Computer

Simulations in Science and Engineering"is pleased to announce a summer school for graduate/PhD

students in the fields of modern mathematics and computer science:




FOMICS Summer School on Cardiac Modeling and




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August 24-28, 2015



The Institute of Computational Science (ICS) at the University of Lugano announces a summer school on cardiac modeling from August 24 to August 28 in Lugano, Switzerland.

The summer school is supported and organized by the Swiss Graduate School FOMICS - "Foundations in Mathematics and Informatics for Computer Simulations in Science and Engineering”, which is located at ICS.

It is organized in close cooperation between the Center for Computational Medicine in Cardiology (CCMC) in Lugano and SIMULA in Oslo, Norway.



Alfio Grillo (Politecnico di Torino)

Mark Potse (USI Lugano and Inria Bordeaux)

Christoph Schwab (ETH Zurich)

Samuel Wall (Simula Oslo and Oslo University)

Martin Weiser (Zuse Institut Berlin)



Introduction to electrophysiology
Modeling and Simulation of Electrophysiology
Cardiac Mechanics - modeling and simulation

Remodeling and Growth in cardiac simulation

Uncertainty quantification (an introduction)

PDE-constrained optimization  in cardiac simulation



Monday 24/8: Introduction to electrophysiology, Mark Potse
Tuesday 25/8: Cardiac Mechanics and Electromechanical coupling, Samuel Wall
Wednesday 26/8: Growth and Remodeling, Alfio Grillo
Thursday 27/8: Uncertainty quantification, Christoph Schwab
Friday 28/8: PDE-constranined optimization, Martin Weiser



Upon request, a certificate for the course worth 2 ECTS can be provided.



120 CHF (includes lunch and coffee breaks)



To register, please click here:


Venue and schedule:

Università della Svizzera italiana (USI), Lugano

A google maps link to USI is here

A link on how to reach Lugano Campus is here

Classes take place at room SI-006, Informatics buiding

Room SI-015 is reserved for meetings



9:00 - 10:45 Class
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30 Reading/Exercise session
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:45 Class
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 17:30 Reading/Exercise session



8:30 - 10:15 Class
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 12:00 Reading/Exercise session
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:45 Class
14:45 - 15:00 Coffee break
15:00 - 16:30 Reading/Exercise session



Participants are kindly requested to make their own arrangements for accommodation.

Link to hotel map of Lugano.




Angelo Auricchio (Cardiocentro Ticino, CCMC)

Marco Favino (USI-ICS, CCMC)

Rolf Krause (USI-ICS, CCMC)

Molly Maleckar (Simula)

Daniel Ruprecht (USI-ICS, CCMC)




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