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Scientists to Speak on “Cyberinfrastructure to Feed the World”

Event: "Cyberinfrastructure to Feed the World," presented by Dr. Dan Stanzione and Dr. Matthew Vaughn from the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). When: 5:45 p.m., July 5. This event is free and open to the public. Where: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center Amphitheater (Room 204), 1900 University Ave. Background: In this talk, Stanzione and…   » Continue Reading

Energy, Disease Focus of Research for Latest Moncrief Grand Challenge Awards

Four University of Texas at Austin researchers are taking on grand challenges in energy and disease with Moncrief Grand Challenge Faculty awards for 2010-11. The awards enable scientists to take time from teaching to work at the university's Institute for Computational and Engineering Science (ICES) on challenges that affect the competitiveness and international standing of…   » Continue Reading

Fort Worth Philanthropist Gives $18 Million for Endowment in Engineering Sciences

Fort Worth philanthropist W.A. "Tex" Moncrief has given $18 million to create the W. A. "Tex" Moncrief Jr. Endowment in Simulation-Based Engineering Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, the university announced today (Feb. 3).