Project Details


MUMMERING is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks). The overarching goal of MUMMERING is to create a research tool that encompasses the wealth of new 3D imaging modalities that are surging forward for applications in materials engineering, and to create a doctoral programme that trains 15 early stage researchers (ESRs) in this tool. This is urgently needed to prevent that massive amounts of valuable tomography data ends on a virtual scrapheap. The challenge of handling and analysing terabytes of 3D data is already limiting the level of scientific insight that is extracted from many data sets. With faster acquisition times and multidimensional modalities, these challenges will soon scale to the petabyte regime. To meet this challenge, we will create an open access, open source platform that transparently and efficiently handles the complete workflow from data acquisition, over reconstruction
and segmentation to physical modelling, including temporal models, i.e. 3D “movies”. We consider it essential to reach this final step without compromising scientific standards if 3D imaging is to become a pervasive research tool in the visions for Industry 4.0.
The 15 ESRs will be enrolled in an intensive network-wide doctoral training programme that covers all aspects of 3D imaging and will benefit from a varied track of intersectoral secondments that will challenge and broaden their scope and approach to research. The ESRs will exit the MUMMERING network as highly attractive and employable PhDs with a practical and qualified take on industrial research.
Effective start/end date01/01/201830/06/2022

Collaborative partners

  • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
  • University of Copenhagen
  • Universiteit Antwerpen
  • ACCENT PRO 2000
  • Dutch National Research Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Paul Scherrer Institute
  • Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und Prüfung
  • CNRS
  • Lund University
  • University of Manchester
  • OCV Chambery International
  • Tetra Pak Packaging Solutions AB
  • NanoMEGAS
  • Aluinvent Zártkörűen Működő Részvénytársaság
  • Xnovo Technology ApS
  • Université de Bordeaux
  • SAERTEX GmbH & Co. KG
  • Vision in X industrial imaging GmbH
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
  • Fei Electron Optics Bv
  • DENSsolutions
  • 4Quant Ltd.
  • Leiden University
  • LM Wind Power
  • Barcelona Supercomputing Center
  • University of Potsdam