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Argonne is helping Chicago city planners design a new community on the site of an old U.S. steel plant. Models can help designers get a handle on the enormous complexities of travel and transit, electricity and energy use, and infrastructure, for example. Click on the image to enlarge.
A second city in the Second City

Argonne is helping Chicago city planners design a new community on the site of an old U.S. steel plant. Models can help designers get a handle on the enormous complexities of travel and transit, electricity and energy use, and infrastructure, for example.

June 1, 2014
Chicago is partnering with University of Chicago and Argonne scientists to look at ways that data can improve city life. Image by Sana Sandler; click to enlarge.
City of the Big Data: Chicago turns to technology to address urban challenges

To solve overcrowding, blight and other urban issues, public agencies have begun to take a new approach: using extensive data analysis for solutions to some of the hardest community challenges.

June 1, 2014
MCS Division research featured in SUPER newsletter

SUPER – or the Institute for Sustained Performance, Energy, and Resilience – is a DOE SciDAC institute involving four national laboratories and eight universities.

May 30, 2014
Constantinescu receives Early Career Research Program award

Emil Constantinescu, an assistant computational mathematician in Argonne's Mathematics and Computer Science Division, has received a 2014 Early Career Research Program award.

May 8, 2014
Merzari to receive Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award

Nuclear engineer Elia Merzari is to receive the American Nuclear Society’s (ANS) 2014 Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award.

April 14, 2014
Venkat Vishwanath selected for Strategic Laboratory Leadership Program

Venkat Vishwanath, an assistant computer scientist in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, has been selected to participate in the 2014 Strategic Laboratory Leadership Program.

April 8, 2014
Pete Beckman to receive Indiana University Career Achievement Award

Pete Beckman has been named recipient of the Career Achievement award, granted by the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing.

March 27, 2014
New textbook wins 2013 Choice Award

Mathematical modeling, statistics, and climate research are the subjects of a new textbook that recently received the 2013 ASLI Choice Award  from the Atmospheric Science Librarians International.

March 11, 2014
Argonne’s Madduri talks about large-scale data management for the life sciences

Ravi Madduri, a software engineer and project manager at Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, was recently interviewed about his forthcoming participation at the Bio-IT World Confer

February 21, 2014
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MCS Division researchers play role in AAAS 2014 panel

Two Mathematics and  Computer Science Division researchers participated in the AAAS 2014 meeting in Chicago on February 14.

February 19, 2014