Rising Stars

The Oden Institute Hosts UT’s First ‘Rising Stars’ Event for women in computational and data sciences

Developing Leaders Within
Computational Engineering and Sciences

The Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences fosters interdisciplinary research and graduate studies for developing high-performance computing solutions to address complex societal problems.
Our Ph.D. program ranks number one in the world according to CWUR.


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Graduate Studies (CSEM)

The Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (CSEM) graduate program is an interdisciplinary program leading to the PhD degree that prepares students for the field of computational and mathematical modeling.

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Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Oden Institute annually offers generous Postdoc fellowships coupled with employee benefits and relocation expense reimbursements. Applications are accepted until Jan. 1 for the following fall semester.

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Undergraduate Studies

Undergraduate offerings include summer internships, a certificate program, and a five-year joint degree combining a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with a master’s degree in Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics.

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Oden Institute News

Sacks MV model

Moss Heart Trust Awards $550,000 to the Oden Institute’s Willerson Center for Cardiovascular Modeling Work

The Harry S. Moss Heart Trust has funded the Oden Institute’s work to create patient-specific mitral valve models to improve treatment of this form of heart disease.

“It is ...
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June 14, 2019

President Renaming

Oden Institute Naming Ceremony Honors Founder and Tireless Computational Engineering & Sciences Champion J. Tinsley Oden

One of the world’s premier programs in computational science, engineering, mathematics, and medicine at The University of Texas at Austin officially has a new name: the Oden Institute for Computational ...
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May 14, 2019

2019 Rising Stars Workshop Participants

Empowering the Next Generation of Women-in-STEM Leaders

Oden Institute Hosts UT’s First ‘Rising Stars’ Event

More than 35 of the nation’s best and brightest women in computational and data sciences came together on The University of Texas ...
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April 23, 2019

Professor Rachel Ward's research group

MRIs, Facebook, and Autonomous Vehicles Benefit from Data Scientist Rachel Ward's "New Math" for Everyday Life

A surprising amount of everyday life is governed by advanced mathematics. Aside from the motion of atoms or the rotation of the stars, complex mathematical methods guide social media feeds, ...
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March 28, 2019

Prostate Research by Hughes

Simulations Show Enlarged Prostate Could Stop Tumor Growth

For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day.

But a new study shows that ...
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Feb. 5, 2019

Featured Oden Institute Research Group

The Center for

Computational Oncology

CSEM Student Andrew Wilson
CSEM Student Bio Spotlight -

Andrew Wilson

Andrew’s Ph.D. program races alongside his Olympic swimming dreams. He earned two undergraduate degrees in physics and applied math while swimming into the 2016 Olympic qualifying rounds. He hopes to do the same while pursuing his Ph.D.

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