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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
ASCE elects Hughes as Distinguished Member ASCE elects Hughes as Distinguished Member

ICES Professor Thomas J.R. Hughes has been elected a Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

ASCE cites distinguished membership as its highest honor: “a Distinguished Member is a person who has attained eminence in some branch of engineering or in the arts and sciences related thereto, including the fields of engineering education and construction. The total number of Distinguished Members elected in any year should not exceed one for every 7,500 members of the society." Read more.

Posted: May 26, 2015
Gamba gives the Boeing Distinguished Lecture at The University of Washington Gamba gives the Boeing Distinguished Lecture at The University of Washington

ICES Professor Irene Gamba gave the Boeing Distinguished Colloquia Lecture at The University of Washington. The series of lectures, funded in part by a generous gift from the Boeing Company, is designed to "bring to campus prominent applied mathematicians from around the world."

Gamba's lecture was entitled "From Boltzmann Collisional dynamics to the Landau Equation, analysis and numerics." Read more.

Posted: May 5, 2015
Alcalde readers vote Inderjit Dhillon 2015 favorite teacher Alcalde readers vote Inderjit Dhillon 2015 favorite teacher

Inderjit Dhillon, director of the ICES Center for Big Data Analytics, garnered a winning number of votes from alumni to win the Texas Exes' Association magazine's "Texas 10" teaching award.

This year marks the fourth time the Alcalde has asked alumni their favorite UT professors for a teaching award, the Texas 10. Read more.

Posted: May 5, 2015