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Feb. 26, 2024

Increased Use of Paxlovid Could Cut Hospitalizations, Deaths and Costs

Using a mathematical model researchers found that using Paxlovid prescribed for COVID has the potential to reduce hospitalizations, save lives, and reduce medical costs.


Feb. 23, 2024

Imagining the Future of Digital Twins: Karen Willcox Featured on NPR's TED Radio Hour

Oden Institute Director Karen Willcox discusses the potential for digital twin technology during an interview for NPR's TED Talk Radio Hour.

Karen Willcox during the NPR TED Radio Hour interview. Credit: Joanne Foote

Karen Willcox during the NPR TED Radio Hour interview. Credit: Joanne Foote


Feb. 22, 2024

Using Digital Twins of Civil Engineering Structures, Researchers Predict and Respond to Operational Failures

Published in Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, new research from the Oden Institute shows how digital twins can be applied to enhance the maintenance and safety of civil structures. 

Predictive digital twin framework for civil engineering structures.

Predictive digital twin framework for civil engineering structures.

Next Upcoming Event

Analysis of Two Schemes for Kinetic Equations

Andres Galindo-Olarte, O'Donell postdoctoral fellow at The Oden Institute

3:30 p.m.– 5 p.m.

March 5, 2024

POB 6.304 & Zoom


Jan. 11, 2024

Dr. Tom Yankeelov

The Cancer Equation

Read about Tom Yankeelov's fruitful career at the Oden Institute and his mission to individualize cancer care through computational science. 


Nov. 6, 2023

J. Tinsley Oden in the TACC Visualization Lab at the Oden Institute.

A Powerful Vision: the Synergistic Relationship of High-Performance Computing and the Oden Institute

The establishment 50 years ago of the Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences set the stage for growth of HPC and the formation of the Texas Advanced Computing Center.


Oct. 16, 2023

Yiran Shen, Wesley Lao, and Jonathan Zhang.

Transforming Futures: Success Stories in the Oden Institute’s Undergraduate Certificate Program

Three CSEM graduate students reflect on their undergradute experiences in the Computational Science and Engineering Certificate.


Feb. 14, 2024

Oden Faculty and Collaborators Among National Academy of Engineering Class of 2024

Oden Intitute affiliated faculty member Noel Clemens is among the National Academy of Engineering Class of 2024.

Charles A. Taylor, Jr. and Stephen J. Wright, both of whom have interacted with the Oden Institute, were also elected to the NAE.

Image courtesy of the NAE.

Image courtesy of the NAE.