Winners of MICDE symposium poster competition announced

By | General Interest, News

Three winners of the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE) Poster Competition, held at the MICDE Annual Symposium, were announced April 7, 2016.

They are:

First place – Elizabeth Hou, Statistics (A. Hero), LSA
“Latent Laplacian Maximum Entropy Discrimination for Detection of High-Utility Anomalies”

Second place – Doreen Fan and J. Brad Maeng, Aerospace (P. Roe), CoE
“Is there a better way to solve conservation laws?”

Third place – Rose Cersonsky, Macromolecular Science and Engineering (S. Glotzer), CoE
“Understanding Spatial Packing via Variable Shape”

Approximately 50 posters took part in the competition. The winners were chosen by a vote of symposium attendees.

Registration open for MICDE Symposium — April 7

By | Events

The Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE) Annual Symposium will take place April 7 in the Rackham Building on U-M’s Central Campus. Space is limited. Please register using this form.

The symposium will feature an outstanding group of speakers:

  • Irene Qualters, Director, NSF Division of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure
  • Linda Petzold, 2016 SIAM awardee, Professor of Computational Science and Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Mark Taylor, DOE Secretary’s Honor Award winner 2014, Chief Computational Scientist, Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy, Sandia National Laboratory
  • James Sethian, AMS/SIAM Norbert Wiener Prize winner, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Zoltan Cendes, Co-Founder (retired) of Ansoft Corp. (now part of ANSYS)
  • Talks featuring some of the most compelling new research by U-M faculty: Ann Jeffers, Civil and Environmental Engineering; Shravan Veerapaneni, Mathematics; and Alberto Figueroa, Biomedical Engineering and Vascular Surgery.

The symposium will also include a poster session highlighting outstanding computational work from U-M researchers and students. To participate in the poster session, please fill out this form.

Visit the symposium website for a complete agenda.