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Zavala-Romero and Young receive awards at DigiTech

Scientific Computing doctoral students Olmo Zavala-Romero and Andrew Young received awards for their entries in the DigiTech gallery of student exhibits. The event was held at the William Johnston Building on March 30th, and showcased the best exhibits exemplifying student innovation with technology.

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Guannan Zhang Awarded Prestigious Householder Fellowship

Ph.D. student Guannan Zhang was recently awarded the Alston S. Householder Fellowship in Scientific Computing. The fellowship honors Dr. Alston S. Householder, founding Director of the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and recognizes his seminal research contributions to the fields of numerical analysis and scientific computing.

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FSU Advising Day

by TiffanyDavis

Tallahassee Community College welcomed Florida State University to advise current students who are interested in attending FSU after receiving their A.A. degree. Academic advisors from various departments were there to help answer questions about course pre-requisites and admissions requirements.

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New software aids fight against nitrates in Florida's groundwater

As a young scholar, Fernando Rios loved science and computer programming equally. So when Rios — who holds a bachelor’s degree in physics from Canada’s University of Waterloo — went looking for a graduate program, he discovered the Department of Scientific Computing at Florida State University, which has about 35 graduate students and launched a new undergraduate program of computational sciences in fall 2010.

Now, along with his FSU professor and colleagues, Rios has written an important and practical software program that could protect Florida’s lakes and rivers from excessive pollutants.

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