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Gordon Bell Prize finalists from ICES

A team of ICES researchers and collaborators at NYU, IBM, and Caltech has been selected for their work on extreme-scale implicit solvers as one of five finalists in supercomputing’s most prestigious competition, the ACM Gordon Bell Prize in High Performance Computing. The $10,000 prize will be presented to a single winner during SC15 in Austin Nov. 19. Read more.

Posted: Nov. 10, 2015
Oden inducted into Hall of Fame for Oklahoma State Oden inducted into Hall of Fame for Oklahoma State

ICES Director J. Tinsley Oden was inducted into the Hall of Fame for Oklahoma State's College of Engineering, Architecture, and Technology.

The honor recognized his distinguished contributions to the literature in computational and theoretical mechanics, continuum mechanics, and structural mechanics. Oden had received the College's first Melvin R. Lohmann Medal in 1991 for his earlier contributions. Read more.

Posted: Oct. 29, 2015
Hughes gives international plenary lectures Hughes gives international plenary lectures

ICES Professor Thomas J.R. Hughes has given three national and international plenary lectures in the past three months.

Most recently he gave the Invited Lecture to the Full Assembly of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (Gesamt Akademie) in Vienna, October 16. The lecture was entitled “Patient Specific Computer Modeling and the Predictive Paradigm in Cardiovascular Medicine.”

On September 1 Hughes was in Barcelona, Spain to give the Keynote Plenary Lecture for the XIII International Conference on Computational Plasticity, Fundamentals and Applications, COMPLAS XIII. It was entitled “Isogeometric Phase-field Modeling of Brittle and Ductile Fracture.” Read more.

Posted: Oct. 28, 2015
Bajaj gives talk to International Meshing Roundtable Bajaj gives talk to International Meshing Roundtable

ICES Professor Chandrajit Bajaj gave the banquet talk at Sandia National Laboratories' 24th Annual International Meshing Roundtable Oct. 13.

Bajaj spoke to nature's abundance of meshes that it uses to refine its form and function models through its own multi-scale, multi-chemistry/physics simulations. His use of rich visuals offered what he called "a few but surprising examples of nature’s geometric dexterity and some of the lessons we continue to learn from it." Read more.

Posted: Oct. 22, 2015
Vote for Dawson's work in the Texas Research Showdown Vote for Dawson's work in the Texas Research Showdown

Voting is underway for ICES Professor Clint Dawson's work through the Texas Research Showdown.

The Showdown is a video and presentation competition for undergraduate researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. In the first round, students create 2-minute videos about their research, which are voted on by UT students.

Plan II senior Joseph Moon has entered a video in the competition featuring oil spill simulation research undertaken in Professor Dawson's lab. Read more.

Posted: Oct. 15, 2015