The ICMEaix project house is the umbrella organization for all modeling and simulation activities in the area of structural materials at RWTH Aachen and in the University's collaborations with Forschungszentrum Jülich, the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung MPIE, Düsseldorf, the German Aerospace Center DLR, and the Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology DECHEMA, Frankfurt.
ICMEaix seeks to pool the simulation activities of the various RWTH departments, to improve the collaboration and exchange between the involved institutions, and provide the ability to address research questions in the field of numerical materials and process development beyond the expertise of individual actors and institutions.
ICMEaix is a member of the profile area Materials Science and Engineering MatSE. MatSE has set itself the goals to strengthen the international competitiveness of the RWTH Aachen University, to unite the existing competences and to support the development of unconventional future issues.
The project house will establish the Aachen Virtual Platform for Materials and Processes, AixViPMaP for short, as an infrastructure providing computing power and software licenses and function as a service provider for external partners.