Call for Applications: CISC 2020 Ph.D. Students Summer Fellowship

The mission of CISC is to encourage interdisciplinary scientific computation research. To strengthen the use of computation in other disciplines, CISC is offering a summer fellowship to support Ph.D. dissertation research that involves computational science. Estimated Number of Awards: 4 to 6Award Size: $3,000 – $5,000Application Deadline: May 30, 2020…

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IIT Joins The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences

Illinois Institute of Technology recently become an affiliate university of the The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences. The Fields Institute provides many different opportunities for students and teachers through offering a variety of scientific programs, fellowships, and research prize competitions. Although Fields Institute activities are open to the mathematical…

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CISC Postdoc Funding Opportunities

Illinois Tech’s Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation (CISC) was formed in spring 2017 to act as a focal point and catalyst to strengthen the use of computation to solve important academic and practical problems. In support of this mission, the center is now offering a matching fund to hire postdocs….

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Computational Science Summer Camp at Illinois Tech

The ability to break down a complex problem into manageable parts, recognizing not only its trend but also identifying the general principles that generate these patterns and develop an algorithm for solving this and other similar problems, is a highly sought-after skill set that is critical for the future technological…

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Computer Science’s Xian-He Sun Receives $3 Million NSF Framework Grant

Congratulations to Professor Xian-He Sun on receiving the National Science Foundation (NSF) Framework Grant in support of the project, “Framework: Software: NSCI: Collaborative Research: Hermes: Extending the HDF Library to Support Intelligent I/O Buffering for Deep Memory and Storage Hierarchy Systems.” The grant award is in collaboration with Ann Johnson…

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CISC Announces Fall 2018 Matchmaking Seminar Lineup

The Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation (CISC) at Illinois Tech is announcing a series of faculty matchmaking seminars for fall 2018. The purpose of these informal seminars is to familiarize attendees with a faculty member’s research in scientific computation with an eye on facilitating interdisciplinary collaboration. They are not meant to be in-depth research…

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CISC Frontiers in Scientific Computation Lecture “An Introduction to Simulation Modeling” by Rainer Dronzek, Regional Director at The AnyLogic Company Wednesday, October 10, 2:00 PM in MTCC Auditorium

Simulation modeling involves creating a digital and dynamic representation of a system or process and conducting experiments to predict performance under a variety of conditions. This overview of techniques, tools, modeling methods, project management best practices and  demonstration models will introduce the attendee to the art and science of simulation…

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