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Isaac wins ICES' first Outstanding Dissertation Award Isaac wins ICES' first Outstanding Dissertation Award

CSEM alumnus Tobin Isaac has won ICES' first Outstanding Dissertation Award based on the impact of his subject, the originality/creativity of his work, the quality of his scholarship and writing, and its potential for publishing. Read more.

Posted: March 30, 2016
Hughes gives National Lab distinguished lectures Hughes gives National Lab distinguished lectures

ICES Professor Thomas J. R. Hughes gave two distinguished lectures as part of the Householder Seminar Series at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in March.

The Householder Seminar Series is sponsored jointly by the Computational and Applied Mathematics Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The purpose of the seminar is to have distinguished scientists present their research on various topics in computational and applied mathematics. The series began in 2014 and is held twice per year, alternating each time between the two institutions. Read more.

Posted: March 15, 2016
The New York Times and ICES Celebrate 90th Birthday of Ivo Babuška The New York Times and ICES Celebrate 90th Birthday of Ivo Babuška

(Editor's note: Ivo Babuska's career and birthday celebration was featured in the New York Times April 26.)

When Ivo Babuška came to ICES more than 20 years ago, the Institute went by a different name, TICAM, the Texas Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics. By 2003, the Institute had broadened in faculty expertise and research to warrant a name change, and the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences was born. Read more.

Posted: March 14, 2016
Gamba organizes joint ICES/Ki-Net Conference for Spring 2016 Gamba organizes joint ICES/Ki-Net Conference for Spring 2016

ICES Professor Irene Gamba organized the Spring 2016 Ki-Net workshop on advances in kinetic and fluid dynamics transport.

The workshop sought to get at the heart of partial and integral differential equations used by applied and numerical analysts as well as computational scientists. Read more.

Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
NIH Awards ICES Postdoc NIH Awards ICES Postdoc

Reza Avazmohammadi, postdoctoral fellow for ICES Professor Michael Sacks, has been awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award from the National Institutes of Health for his research project entitled "Adaptive remodeling of the right ventricle in response to pulmonary hypertension: toward physical understanding and modeling."

The purpose of the Kirschstein-NRSA postdoctoral fellowship is to enhance the research training of promising postdoctoral candidates who have the potential to become productive, independent investigators in scientific health-related research fields relevant to the missions of the participating NIH Institutes and Centers. Read more.

Posted: Feb. 23, 2016