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Caffarelli and Gamba host mathematics program

ICES and the UT department of mathematics kicked off their two-week joint program on emerging problems in kinetics, non-standard diffusions and stochastics this week. Read more.

Posted: May 6, 2014
Tan Bui-Thanh awarded $1.05 million DOE grant to develop data reduction methods

A graphic depicting pressure contour data from fluid flow over an airfoil. The solid line is initial data, the dashed line is after one round of Gappy POD data reduction.Big data analytics has ushered in a new age of research in everything from astronomy to online shopping habits. But big data can become a big problem when the data is too big to efficiently store, process or analyze. Read more.

Posted: April 21, 2014
Buchanan is PhD paper finalist at World Congress of Biomechanics conference Buchanan is PhD paper finalist at World Congress of Biomechanics conference

Rachel Buchanan, a graduate student working with ICES researcher Michael Sacks in the Center for Cardiovascular Simulation, has been selected as a finalist in the World Congress of Biomechanics’ PhD level paper competition.

She was selected based on her research abstract titled “In Situ Estimation of Aortic Valve Interstitial Cell Mechanical State From Tissue Level Measurements.”

Buchanan is among the 36 finalists selected from over 700 applicants, and will present her research in a podium session at the congress's conference in Boston in July. Cash prizes in $100, $300 and $400 amounts will be awarded to the top three finalists across six to-be-determined themes. Read more.

Posted: April 15, 2014
ICES holds Biophysics Day

Biophysics day speaker Jeffery Skolnick talking with poster presenter Rachel Craigmile, a chemistry graduate student.ICES held a presentation and poster session on Monday for Biophysics Day, an event highlighting biophysics research and applications. Ron Elber, the director of ICES Center for Computational Life Sciences and Biology, hosted the event. Read more.

Posted: April 9, 2014
Demkov receives Leadership Award from American Vacuum Society Demkov receives Leadership Award from American Vacuum Society

ICES Professor Alex Demkov has received the Recognition for Excellence in Leadership Award from the American Vacuum Society to honor his work in research and mentoring.

“Thank you for your outstanding activities mentoring our next generation of scientists and engineers, in addition to being a leading researcher,” said Amy V. Walker, board member and chair of the AVS Excellence in Leadership Recognition program.

The award seeks to "recognize individuals who not only excel in science and/or engineering, but who also, through mentoring, have enhanced the careers of future generations who might not otherwise have considered or had access to opportunities in science, engineering, and technology." Read more.

Posted: April 9, 2014