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Florida State research group wins $1 million grant to study nuclear fuels

By Jill Elish

A Florida State University researcher has received a $1 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for a study that could lead to the design of better nuclear fuels and safer and more efficient reactors to generate nuclear power.

Anter El-Azab, an associate professor in the Department of Scientific Computing, and his Computational Materials Science Group at Florida State will conduct research as part of a new $10 million EFRC Center for Materials Science of Nuclear Fuels. The Department of Energy established the EFRC, or Energy Frontiers Research Centers, program in an effort to spur breakthroughs in fundamental energy science.

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Upcoming MATLAB Seminar

The Department of Scientific Computing will sponsor a MATLAB seminar on Thursday, May 28, 2009 from 9:00am to 11:30am at 499 Dirac Science Library.  Speeding Up MATLAB Applications is a free workshop open to all.

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April Grad Student Xpo a Success

The 4th Graduate Student Research Xposition was held Tuesday, April 14, 2009. Previous Xpositions were held bi-annually, but with the acceleration of interdisciplinary computational research and the maturation of the DSC graduate programs, the event has been recast as an annual occurrence.

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SC Participates in Southeast SIAM Conference

Evan Bollig, Max Gunzburger, Pablo Seleson, Jie Wang, Geoff Womeldorf, Xiaoqiang Wang and Yanzhi Zhang will present their research at the 33rd SIAM Southeastern-Atlantic Section Conference held April 4th and 5th at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. Scientific Computing’s director, Max Gunzburger will be one of the plenary speakers and Drs. Zhang and X. Wang will each chair a minisymposium; students Bollig, Seleson, J. Wang and Wolmeldorf will present their research.

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