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Prof. Somnath Ghosh Receives 2018 Investigator Medal from International Conference on Computational Methods

August 29, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Somnath Ghosh, Michael G. Callas Chair Professor, who received the ICCM 2018 Investigator Medal from the International Conference on Computational Methods in Rome Italy on August 6, 2018. According to the conference committee, the Medal is presented to honor up to one individual who has made outstanding and sustained contributions in the general […]

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Prof. Tak Igusa Presents at NTSB Regarding Ethics of Autonomous Vehicle Testing

August 16, 2018

On May 23. 2018, Tak Igusa, professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, along with his collaborator Johnathon Ehsani, assistant professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, presented to the Board Members and staff of the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) on the topic of the ethics of autonomous vehicle testing. Their presentation focused […]

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Prof. Thomas Gernay Debuts SAFIR Training in United States

June 21, 2018

This week, Prof. Thomas Gernay and Prof. Jean-Marc Franssen (University of Liège), held the first training for their software, SAFIR, in the United States. SAFIR is a computer program that models the behavior of building structures subjected to fire, is currently used by more than 200 institutions worldwide, including universities, research centres and design offices. […]

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Prof. Tak Igusa Receives Two 2018 Discovery Awards for Interdisciplinary Projects

June 15, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Tak Igusa who will receive two 2018 Discovery Awards as part of cross-disciplinary teams! Projects selected for Discovery Awards are poised to arrive at important discoveries or creative works and spark new, synergistic interactions between investigators across the institution while leading to work of the highest quality and impact. Below are the […]

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Prof. Michael Shields Gives Uncertainty Quantification Seminar at ARL

November 17, 2017

Yesterday, Prof. Michael Shields spoke to members of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory in a seminar titled, “Data-informed, simulation-based uncertainty quantification in computational solid and structural mechanics.” The seminar included information on some recent advances in adaptive sampling for surrogate-based and Monte-Carlo based uncertainty quantification as well as a discussion about methods in Bayesian model-selection and […]

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