Topic: Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences

New Hurricane STORM Code to Provide Hourly Evacuation Updates

Oct. 20, 2014

[caption id="attachment_48655" align="alignright" width="370" caption="2008 Hurricane Gustav surge map created by ICES."]2008 Hurricane Gustav surge map created by ICES.[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  The University of Texas at Austin Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) has received a $3 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to further advance the storm surge predictive simulations that have helped Texas emergency managers develop some of the country's most successful hurricane evacuation plans.

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Lifelike Heart Valve Model Will Aid Treatment

May 21, 2014
Lifelike Heart Valve Model Will Aid Treatment

Michael Sacks is developing mitral valve models that will enable heart surgeons to test solutions before they enter the operating room.

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Tower Orange for Honda Prize Winner

Jan. 14, 2014
Tower Orange for Honda Prize Winner

The Tower will shine orange Tuesday, Jan. 14, to recognize Dr. J. Tinsley Oden who won the prestigious Honda Prize in 2013.

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$9.3 Million O'Donnell Foundation Gift to Support Students, Teaching, and Faculty

Nov. 5, 2013

The O'Donnell Foundation has committed $9.3 million to the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at The University of Texas at Austin to support student fellowships, faculty teaching and faculty recruiting.

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Researcher Receives Grant to Study Methods for Estimating Uncertainty in Complex Computer Models

Oct. 8, 2013

[caption id="attachment_42348" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Prototype simulation of dynamics of Antarctic ice sheet created by researchers at ICES Center for Computational Geosciences"]A prototype simulation of dynamics of Antarctic ice sheet[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas    The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $2.85 million to mechanical engineering professor George Biros at The University of Texas at Austin to quantify uncertainties in large-scale computer simulations, including models of the melting Antarctic ice sheets.

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