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Pingali gives International ACM Keynote Speech Pingali gives International ACM Keynote Speech

ICES Professor Keshav Pingali gave one of two plenary keynote speeches at a joint symposium of three Association for Computing Machinery conferences in Barcelona, Spain. The three annual conferences were High-Performance Computer Architecture, Principles and Practice of Parallel Programming, and Code Generation Optimization.

He entitled his keynote "Fifty Years of Parallel Programming: Ieri, Oggi, Domani." (The subtitle was borrowed from the title of a screenplay by Alberto Moravia, and is Italian for “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.”) Read more.

Posted: March 31, 2016
Oden gives Columbia's Mindlin Lecture Oden gives Columbia's Mindlin Lecture

ICES Director Tinsley Oden gave the celebrated Raymond D. Mindlin Lecture at Columbia University March 28. His remarks were entitled "Foundations of Predictive Computational Science: Selection and Validation of Models of Complex Systems in the Presence of Uncertainty."

Columbia University's Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics established the lecture to honor Mindlin, an applied mechanics pioneer. He received the National Medal of Science for applied mechanics and mathematics in 1979 and a U.S. Medal for Merit from President Truman in 1946. Read more.

Posted: March 31, 2016
Isaac wins ICES' first Outstanding Dissertation Award Isaac wins ICES' first Outstanding Dissertation Award

CSEM alumnus Tobin Isaac has won ICES' first Outstanding Dissertation Award based on the impact of his subject, the originality/creativity of his work, the quality of his scholarship and writing, and its potential for publishing. Read more.

Posted: March 30, 2016
Hughes gives National Lab distinguished lectures Hughes gives National Lab distinguished lectures

ICES Professor Thomas J. R. Hughes gave two distinguished lectures as part of the Householder Seminar Series at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in March.

The Householder Seminar Series is sponsored jointly by the Computational and Applied Mathematics Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The purpose of the seminar is to have distinguished scientists present their research on various topics in computational and applied mathematics. The series began in 2014 and is held twice per year, alternating each time between the two institutions. Read more.

Posted: March 15, 2016
Gamba organizes joint ICES/Ki-Net Conference for Spring 2016 Gamba organizes joint ICES/Ki-Net Conference for Spring 2016

ICES Professor Irene Gamba organized the Spring 2016 Ki-Net workshop on advances in kinetic and fluid dynamics transport.

The workshop sought to get at the heart of partial and integral differential equations used by applied and numerical analysts as well as computational scientists. Read more.

Posted: Feb. 25, 2016