The Japanese Association for Computational Mechanics (JACM) honored ICES Professor Thomas Hughes with the 2014 Computational Mechanics Award "for his distinguished achievements in the field of computational mechanics." This is JACM's highest award.
Hughes received the award during the World Congress on Computational Mechanics in Barcelona, Spain in July.
Hughes is professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics, holder of the Computational and Applied Mathematics Chair III, and leader of the ICES Computational Mechanics Group. Read more.Posted: Aug. 7, 2014
Prof. Fabio Nobile of EPFL and Prof. Raul Tempone of KAUST are offering a free short course entitled "Mathematical and Algorithmic Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification." The two-week course occurs Monday, July 28 through Friday, August 8.
More than 50 students are attending the course hosted by ICES and sponsored by ICES Professors Omar Ghattas and Robert Moser. Read more.Posted: July 30, 2014
Two Ph.D. students working in the ICES Center for Big Data Analysis received highly competitive international fellowships.
Cho-Jui Hsieh received a $30,000 2014 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship with a three-year renewal eligibility, and Hsiang-Fu Yu received a $50,000 2014 Intel Ph.D. Fellowship. Both are students in computer science Read more.Posted: July 30, 2014
El Mundo characterized ICES Director Tinsley Oden and ICES Professor Thomas Hughes as "rock stars" attending the International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM) biennial conference.
"Arguably Hughes and Oden are the Rolling Stones of this scientific field, both by age and by the admiration generated in their wake, which are specified in effusive congratulations on inspiring careers," began the publication boasting more than 1 million readers. Read more.Posted: July 29, 2014
The International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM) has awarded ICES Professor Leszek Demkowicz the IACM Computational Mechanics Award for contributions to the discipline.
Demkowicz is assistant director of ICES and the J.H. Herring Centennial Professor in aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics. He is leader of the ICES Electromagnetics and Acoustics Group, and a member of the ICES Multiscale Modeling Group.
He earned Ph.D. and Sc.D. degrees in mechanics from Cracow University of Technology, Poland. Prior to joining The University of Texas at Austin faculty, he held various positions at Cracow University of Technology. Read more.Posted: July 28, 2014