sysnetwebmailadmin

ICES News

Hughes Receives Cockrell School's Distinguished Research Award Hughes Receives Cockrell School's Distinguished Research Award

ICES Professor Thomas J. R. Hughes has been selected by the Cockrell School of Engineering to receive the Billy & Claude R. Hocott Distinguished Centennial Engineering Research Award.

The award, supported through an endowment funded by engineering alumnus Claude R. Hocott, recognizes faculty members who have made significant contributions in advancing the profession in engineering through documented research conducted while affiliated with The University of Texas at Austin. The recipient’s work must also have brought significant credit to the engineering profession and is determined exemplary by the recipient’s peers. Read more.

Posted: June 16, 2015
Gov. Abbott signs law to attract top researchers to public universities. Gov. Abbott signs law to attract top researchers to public universities.

In a ceremony staged in the POB Visualization Lab, Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 632 into law, establishing the Governor’s University Research Initiative, a new fund the Legislature created to attract top researchers to public universities. Read more.

Posted: June 4, 2015
2015 ICES Grand Challenge Awardees Announced 2015 ICES Grand Challenge Awardees Announced

Six faculty received ICES’ 2015 W. A. "Tex" Moncrief Grand Challenge Awards, based on their highly compelling research proposals related to the Grand Challenges in computational engineering and sciences that affect the competitiveness and international standing of the nation. Read more.

Posted: June 3, 2015
Postdoc Devin Matthews receives prestigious DOE award Postdoc Devin Matthews receives prestigious DOE award

Devin A. Matthews, a postdoctoral researcher with ICES Professors Robert van de Geijn and John Stanton, is the 2015 Frederick A. Howes Scholar in Computational Science for the U.S. Department of Energy. Read more.

Posted: June 2, 2015
ICES researchers discuss brain tumor treatment advances ICES researchers discuss brain tumor treatment advances

Determining patient-specific tumor details is important in choosing the best treatment plans for those suffering from brain tumors or other forms of cancer. In this video, researchers Amir Gholaminejad and Andrea Hawkins-Daarud speak about how mathematical models can be used to give more information to doctors than what is possible with traditional MRIs. By using data from models designed for individual patient's tumor growth patterns, doctors can improve decisions about treatment plans. Read more.

Posted: May 28, 2015