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News

Oct. 19, 2021

Ivo Babuska Celebrates 95th Birthday

  • Friends and family gather to celebrate "one of the greatest applied mathemticians of the last century"
  • Large international crowd travel to New Mexico to attend 

 

 

A group shot from Dr. Ivo Babuška's birthday celebrations at the Crowne Plaza in Albuquerque, NM. Credit: Oden institute

A group shot from Dr. Ivo Babuška's birthday celebrations at the Crowne Plaza in Albuquerque, NM. Credit: Oden institute

News

Oct. 13, 2021

University of Texas Mourns Passing of Peter J. O’Donnell, Jr.

  • Educational philanthropist who helped shape Texas with major contributions to education in math, science, engineering, computing, medicine, arts, music and K-12 education
  • An "unforgettable, indefatigable visionary and organizational genius who devoted his life, wealth and energy to pursue his often-stated mission: to transform the economy of his beloved Texas to one that thrived on advances in science and technology.”

From Left to Right: J. Tinsley Oden, Edith and Peter J. O'Donnell, Jr outside the building that bears their name on campus at UT Austin.

From Left to Right: J. Tinsley Oden, Edith and Peter J. O'Donnell, Jr outside the building that bears their name on campus at UT Austin.

News

Oct. 5, 2021

Technique Predicts Tumor Response to Cancer Therapy

  • Public/private collaboration led by UT Austin uses new mathematical modeling technique to predict response of tumors in breast cancer patients to first-line therapies
  • Research is “culmination of several years of work in a public-private partnership”  including Oden Institute, BME, Dell Med, Texas Oncology, Dell Seton Medical Center and Austin Radiological Association.

Next Upcoming Event

Image-informed Mathematical Modeling to Predict Patient-Specific Treatment Response to Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy in Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Chengyue Wu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Computational Oncology, Oden Institute, UT Austin

3:30 p.m.– 5 p.m.

Nov. 2, 2021

POB 6.304 & Zoom

Feature

Aug. 31, 2021

From Left to Right: Nicole Aretz, Georgios Bakirtzis, Hsi-Wei Hsieh, Stefan Henneking, Haiyi Wu and Milinda Shayamal Fernando.

Introducing The 2021 Fellowship…

  • 2021 Peter O'Donnell, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellows bring variety of new skillsets and diverse research interests
  • Scope of projects range from computational modeling at atomic scale to development of tsunami simulation techniques

Feature

July 7, 2021

Participants from all over the world took part in the "2021 Virtual School on Electron-Phonon Physics
and the EPW Code" in June 2021.

When Life Gives You Lemons

  • Workshop covering the physics of electron-phonon interactions reaches huge audience
  • 177 participants from 38 countries 

Feature

March 1, 2021

Ivo & Renata Babuška

Ivo & Renata Babuška Endowed Excellence Fund Will Support Student Forum and Scholarships

  • Fund will support the Babuška Forum
  • It will also provide scholarship support to outstanding undergraduate seniors working with research groups at Institute

News

Sept. 22, 2021

Oden Institute Joins the Forty for 40 Party

  • First time Oden Institute participates in 40 hours for the Forty Acres  
  • Annual UT Austin fundraising event now in its ninth year

Profile

April 9, 2021

Jack Poulson

Jack of All Computational Trades