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News

Sept. 26, 2022

New Center will Develop the Mathematical and Computational Foundations of Digital Twins for Complex Energy Systems

  • Collaborative research team led by the Oden Institute establishes major new applied mathematics center for research on digital twin technology
  • M2dt Center will focus on climate and nanomanufacturing applications for digital twins 
Digital twin research at the Oden Institute includes applications in geosciences, aerospace engineering and materials science. Credit: Oden Institute.

Digital twin research at the Oden Institute includes applications in geosciences, aerospace engineering and materials science. Credit: Oden Institute.

News

Sept. 22, 2022

SIAM Establishes the Renata Babuška Prize

  • Named in memory of Dr. Ivo Babuška’s late wife, Renata, who passed away in 2020
  • The prize will be awarded in recognition of high-quality interdisciplinary work targeting modeling and numerical solutions of a specific engineering or scientific application
Ivo and Renata Babuška

Ivo and Renata Babuška

Next Upcoming Event

Chance-Constrained Path Integral Control in Continuous Time

Takashi Tanaka, Assistant Professor, ASE/EM Department, Oden Institute, UT Austin

3:30 p.m.– 5 p.m.

Oct. 6, 2022

POB 6.304 & Zoom

Feature

Sept. 12, 2022

(From Top -Bottom) William Sands, Katherine J. Pearce,  Brajesh Narayan, Ankit Chakraborty, and Kevin Miller.

The Peter O’Donnell Jr. Postdoctoral Research Fellows 2022-2023

  • O’Donnell Postdoctoral Fellowship provides funding for outstanding graduates to perform high-level, computational research with exceptional faculty in an interdisciplinary environment
  • Five new postdoctoral researchers join the Oden Institute community for the 2022-2023 academic year

Feature

June 16, 2022

Endless Power - George Biros

  • A two-time Gordon Bell prize winner, George Biros is one of the most prolific users of supercomputers at UT Austin 
  • His research has applications in healthcare, defense and additive manufacturing, and he advances the tools underpinning computational science and engineering (CSE)

Feature

May 18, 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

Oden Institute Awards Ceremony 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

News

Sept. 9, 2022

New Distinguished Chair Named After Pioneer of Computational Mechanics

  • New Chair named in honor of generous donor known for creating one of the most widely used commercial finite element codes for nonlinear applications of all time 
  • “John O. Hallquist's impact has been enormous as an engineer, entrepreneur and business leader"
John O. Hallquist

John O. Hallquist