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Jan. 26, 2023

Leading US and UK Research Institutes Hold First International Workshop

The Oden Institute has joined the Alan Turing Institute in London to launch an exciting new research partnership.

Dmitrii Makarov

Dmitrii Makarov


Jan. 21, 2023

Oden-Hughes Award for Best Paper is Announced

The Oden Institute Core Faculty Members were honored by the journal Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering and its publishing company, Elsevier.

Thomas J.R. Hughes and J. Tinsley Oden

Thomas J.R. Hughes and J. Tinsley Oden

Next Upcoming Event

Dimensionality reduction techniques for nonconvex optimization

Coralia Cartis, Professor, Numerical Optimization at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Balliol College and The Alan Turing Institute for Data Science.

3:30 p.m.– 5 p.m.

Feb. 9, 2023

POB 6.304 & Zoom


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


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)


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


Jan. 19, 2023

Research Associate Nominated as Accessibility Champion

Ernesto Lima, of the Center for Computational Oncology, was anonymously nominated by a student. 

Ernesto Lima

Ernesto Lima