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Uncertainty Quantification Short Course offered by ICES Uncertainty Quantification Short Course offered by ICES

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
Students in Center for Big Data Analysis receive prestigious fellowship

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
Spain's El Mundo features Oden and Hughes Spain's El Mundo features Oden and Hughes

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
Leszek Demkowicz receives the 2014 IACM Award Leszek Demkowicz receives the 2014 IACM Award

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
Henkelman named director of CCMS Henkelman named director of CCMS

ICES Professor Graeme Henkelman is the new director of the ICES Center for Computational Molecular Sciences. He will oversee the research of faculty, researchers, postdoctoral researchers and students in the highly active group of chemists, biochemists, and materials developers.

Henkelman is an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry. He earned his Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry from the University of Washington. He is the recipient of an ICES Moncrief Grand Challenge Award. Read more.

Posted: July 28, 2014