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May 18, 2022

Oden Institute Awards Ceremony May 2022

  • Awards Ceremony finally held in-person after two years of hiatus from COVID  
  • Staff, students and faculty celebrated and recognized for their significant contributions throughout the year
All the staff, students and faculty award winners who were in attendance at the 2022 Oden Institute Awards Ceremony held on May 5 2022

All the staff, students and faculty award winners who were in attendance at the 2022 Oden Institute Awards Ceremony held on May 5 2022

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May 18, 2022

Tackling Science’s Grand Challenges

  • Five successful applicants gain the opportunity to tackle some of society's most pressing challenges 
  • Researchers will take on a broad range of challenges - from water efficiencies, materials science at the exascale,  the development of more energy-efficient algorithms, as well as advancing individualized care for breast cancer patients     
The 2022 Grand Challenge Award Winners (L-R) Tom Yankeelov, Rachel Ward, Jingyi Ann Chen [Institute Director, Karen Willcox] and Per-Gunnar Martinsson. Absent: Graeme Henkelman.

The 2022 Grand Challenge Award Winners (L-R) Tom Yankeelov, Rachel Ward, Jingyi Ann Chen [Institute Director, Karen Willcox] and Per-Gunnar Martinsson. Absent: Graeme Henkelman.

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May 17, 2022

Big Bang as Rising Stars Returns To In-Person Event

  • A total of 32 women were selected to attend the 2022 Rising Stars workshop, the first in-person workshop since 2019
  • The event, held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, includes research presentations and poster sessions as well as a career-mentoring focus that includes panels, workshops and networking.
Attendees and panel members of the 2022 Rising Stars Workshop. Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories.

Attendees and panel members of the 2022 Rising Stars Workshop. Photo courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories.

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May 10, 2022

A Del Valle student flies a DJI Tello drone.

Del Valle Students Enjoy a Little Autonomy

  • Senior high school students from Del Valle ISD’s Career and Technical Education program visit the Oden Institute
  • Field trip part of new collaboration sponsored by the NASA University Leadership Initiative (ULI) 

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April 13, 2022

Robert van de Geijn

A Lifelong Researcher - Robert van de Geijn

  • Pivotal figure at the Oden institute may have retired from UT Austin but still as busy as ever
  • "For a computer scientist - a true computer scientist - it is all about exposing the system”

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April 5, 2022

Gregory Rodin retired this year after almost four decades of service at UT Austin.

Gregory J. Rodin Retires

  • Newly retired Professor Emeritus of Aerospace Engineering and Core Faculty at the Oden Institute, Gregory Rodin is an expert in the field of computational micromechanics
  • He is also a big advocate for scientists trusting their own intuition

News

May 17, 2022

Changing The Cancer Equation

  • New research collaboration will integrate two emerging disciplines — computational oncology and machine learning — to transform the future of cancer care
  • Project only made possible thanks to the generosity of Dheeraj and Swapna Pandey
UT researchers will integrate two emerging disciplines — computational oncology and machine learning — to transform the future of cancer care. Credit: Oden Institute

UT researchers will integrate two emerging disciplines — computational oncology and machine learning — to transform the future of cancer care. Credit: Oden Institute