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Ren receives Young Researcher Award Ren receives Young Researcher Award

ICES Professor Kui Ren received the 2014 MediaV Young Researcher Award from the International Conference on Inverse Problems and Related Topics. The honor recognizes scholars age 40 or younger who have made important contributions to the field of inverse problems.

As part of the recognition for the award, Ren, an associate professor of mathematics, gave a plenary speech at the December International Conference on Inverse Problems and Related Topics in Tarpei. The conference features speakers from both theoretical (mathematics) and applied (engineering) aspects of inverse problems, and aims to strengthen the interaction and nurture collaborations between the two groups of scientists. Read more.

Posted: Jan. 20, 2015
Application open for IdeaLab 2015 with Ghattas Application open for IdeaLab 2015 with Ghattas

This summer ICES Professor Omar Ghattas will be explaining inverse problems and uncertainty quantification at IdeaLab 2015, a program that seeks to introduce early career scientists to a scientific problem on the “frontier of research” through presentations and tutorials by senior researchers. Read more.

Posted: Jan. 6, 2015
Babuška receives Neuron Award Babuška receives Neuron Award

Neuron, a non-profit dedicated to supporting Czech scientists, has awarded ICES researcher Ivo Babuška its 2014 prize in mathematics for his contributions to the field of computational mechanics made in the Czech Republic and abroad. Read more.

Posted: Jan. 5, 2015
Wilhelm Exner Medal awarded to Professor Thomas J.R. Hughes Wilhelm Exner Medal awarded to Professor Thomas J.R. Hughes

During a ceremony at the Annual General Meeting of the ÖGV in Vienna, Austria, November 18, ICES Professor Thomas J. R. Hughes was awarded the Wilhelm Exner Medal, “in recognition of his pioneering developments in the field of modeling and simulation, its highly successful economic exploitation, and, more generally, for being an outstanding scientist.”

The Federal President of Austria, Professor Dr. Heinz Fischer hosted a reception in his office in the Hofburg Palace to honor Hughes,
already active in the country as a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Read more.

Posted: Dec. 15, 2014
CSEM Student Lindley Graham makes international presentation on storm predictions CSEM Student Lindley Graham makes international presentation on storm predictions

How can mathematical models help in the prediction of storms and hurricanes? How do they help determine the uncertainty that underlies extreme weather conditions? Understanding these answers can help reduce the human and monetary costs associated with natural disasters. CSEM Student Lindley Graham working under ICES Professor Clint Dawson, and former ICES PostDoc Troy Butler who worked under Dawson and is now at the University of Colorado, explain how such models and simulations help us better understand natural disasters in this new video produced during the international meeting of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Read more.

Posted: Dec. 9, 2014