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Pingali gives four international keynote addresses in 2015 Pingali gives four international keynote addresses in 2015

ICES Professor Keshav Pingali gave four international keynote speeches and two distinguished university lectures in 2015.

Most recently he served as the keynote speaker at the International Conference on Parallel Computing, ParCo 2015, in Edinburgh, September 2015.

He was in Greece as the keynote speaker for the international Conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, Modeling, and Simulation SAMOS 2015, July 2015. Read more.

Posted: Jan. 11, 2016
Chelikowsky organizes Tel Aviv workshop Chelikowsky organizes Tel Aviv workshop

ICES Professor Jim Chelikowsky served as an organizer for the December workshop "Real-space formalism within the PARSEC code: perspectives and future development."

Held at Tel Aviv University Dec. 13-17, the workshop invited 15 speakers from throughout the world to offer tutorials, lectures, and simulation exercises. Read more.

Posted: Jan. 11, 2016
ICES hosts Spring Computational Medicine Lectures ICES hosts Spring Computational Medicine Lectures

Beginning Jan. 8, ICES will host its first in a series of nine lectures by world leaders in computational medicine.

Alison Marsden, associate professor of pediatrics and of bioengineering at Stanford University, will be the inaugural speaker in the series, which seeks to highlight computational medicine's critical contributions to advancing healthcare.

"Computational Medicine is an emerging field that uses computer modeling, simulation, and data analysis to promote advances in prognosis, therapies, non-invasive diagnostic methods, and personalized medicine,” says Michael Sacks, ICES professor of biomedical engineering and an organizer of the series. Read more.

Posted: Dec. 7, 2015
Ghattas team wins Gordon Bell Prize, Biros students take other top supercomputing awards Ghattas team wins Gordon Bell Prize, Biros students take other top supercomputing awards

A team of University of Texas at Austin computational researchers with collaborators from NYU, IBM, and Caltech have won the $10,000 ACM Gordon Bell Prize in High Performance Computing. Supercomputing’s most prestigious prize was presented to ICES Professor Omar Ghattas and collaborators Nov. 19 during SC15, which was held this year in Austin. Read more.

Posted: Nov. 20, 2015
Dell Medical School and Biomedical Engineering dual appointment recruits new ICES researcher Dell Medical School and Biomedical Engineering dual appointment recruits new ICES researcher

Thomas Yankeelov, a distinguished cancer researcher joining ICES, will assume a dual appointment in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the Dell Medical School.

Yankeelov comes to the Institute from Vanderbilt University. He will be the university’s first faculty member to hold positions in both the engineering and medical schools. His appointment begins Jan. 1, 2016.

Yankeelov will hold the W.A. "Tex" Moncrief Jr., Simulation-Based Engineering and Sciences Professorship II – Computational Oncology. He will also lead ICES' Tumor Modeling Group and serve as director of cancer imaging research within the Livestrong Cancer Institute of the Dell Medical School. Read more.

Posted: Nov. 12, 2015