Predictive Data Science

The Oden Institute is tackling the challenges of Predictive Data Science across high-consequence applications in science, engineering and medicine.

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

Teresa Portone

CSEM Student Teresa Portone focuses on understanding the reliability of predictive computational models

What inspired you to a career in computational science?
My background is in applied mathematics. Through research experiences as an undergraduate, I found that I was drawn to problems ...
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Oct. 2, 2019

Bui, Yilmaz 2019 O'Donnell Research Award

Bui-Thanh, Yilmaz Honored for Sustained Research Excellence

Professors Tan Bui-Thanh and Ali Yilmaz are the 2019 recipients of the Peter O’Donnell Distinguished Research Award. Both are core faculty members at the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and ...
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Sept. 26, 2019

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

The UT System Board of Regents voted unanimously at their Feb. 13 meeting to recognize the "leadership and generous support" of Founding Director J. Tinsley Oden. In his honor, the ...
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Sept. 24, 2019

Hughes Heart Flow NSF project

Noninvasive Modeling Technology Aims to Better Assess Risk of Heart Attack

The National Science Foundation has awarded $550,000 to fund a collaborative new Oden Institute research project to develop a noninvasive, computational modeling technology for assessing the likelihood of a heart ...
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Aug. 22, 2019

Mary Wheeler USACM

Mary Wheeler Celebrated for Lifetime Achievements

Computational science is a field obsessed with convergence, where equations are scripted to result in real-world numbers that minimize risk and chance as much as possible.

With that in mind, ...
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Aug. 12, 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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