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Kate Keahey wins 2015 AWIS Chicago Innovator Award

Kate Keahey, a computer scientist in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, has been named this year’s winner of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) Chicago Innovator Award.

August 19, 2015
Mike Papka, director of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, works with high school students at coding camp. Students learned the Python programming language, among other problem-solving skills related to computer science. (Click image to view larger.)
Argonne programming camp sparks students’ scientific curiosity

Argonne National Laboratory hosted a summer coding camp with 42 students from Chicago-area high schools. Four days of lessons covered an introduction to the Python programming language, emphasized problem-solving skills and showed students what it’s like to be a STEM professional.

August 10, 2015
MCS Division researchers have six papers accepted for SC15

Researchers in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division have had six papers accepted for presentation at SC15’s highly competitive Technical Papers Program.

July 24, 2015
Fischer delivers invited address on computational fluid dynamics simulations

Paul Fischer, a senior scientist and STA in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, delivered an invited speech at the 22nd AIAA Computational Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 24, 2015, in Dallas, TX

July 14, 2015
Barry Smith named Argonne Distinguished Fellow

Barry Smith, a senior computational mathematician in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, has been named an Argonne Distinguished Fellow.

July 10, 2015
PETSc celebrates 20 years of achievements

A tutorial and conference were held June 15-18, 2015, at Argonne in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the release of PETSc 2.0, the Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computing.

June 23, 2015
Peña wins doctoral award from Spanish university

Antonio “Toni” Peña has been awarded a "Premio extraordinario de doctorado" (roughly translated as Extraordinary Doctoral Award) by the Jaume I University of Castellón, Spain.

June 18, 2015
McInnes gives presentation at the Margaret Butler Celebration Event

Lois Curfman McInnes, a senior computational scientist in Argonne’s MCS Division, gave a presentation to highlight the

June 17, 2015
Four PIs in M2ACS are awardees in DOE’s Early Career Research Program

Each year the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science selects young scientists from across the nation to receive funding as part of the DOE Early Career Research Program.

June 10, 2015
Zavala gives keynote address on controlling chemical processes

Victor Zavala, a computational mathematician in Argonne’s MCS Division, delivered a keynote speech at the International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM) June 9, 2015, in

June 9, 2015