The Oden Institute is the focal point for interdisciplinary research in computational science and engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. In recent years, the breadth of the Institute has expanded significantly to now include more than 21 research centers and research groups focused on solving Grand Challenge problems that could potentially impact the quality of life and well-being of every person in the US. Some of the topics under investigation and/or investigated in recent years include:
Leading this research mission are over 40 core faculty and 80 research staff that manage and participate in more that 125 projects funded from government agencies, private industry, and non-profit sources. Overall, approximately 65 percent of these projects involve faculty from two or more departments or universities and 37 percent of the projects involve faculty from three or more departments. Information regarding the Oden Institute research centers, groups, and affiliates programs is available on the side bar navigation or the pull down menus. Also available from the navigation menus is the option for Oden Institute Faculty and Researchers, in collaboration with Visiting Scholars, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and CSEM Students, to submit preliminary research results to be published as Oden Institute technical reports prior to publication in refereed journals and conference proceedings.