Amirhessam Tahmassebi, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Scientific Computing, was recently awarded the university’s Graduate Student Research and Creativity Award in the natural and physical sciences, including mathematics and engineering category.
Kelsey “Jack” Keen has been awarded the 2018 Department of Scientific Computing undergraduate scholarship. A junior who is interested in genetics, neuroscience and mental illness, Keen’s focus is on how computational science can be used to understand the inheritance and expression of genes associated with mental illness, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and autism spectrum disorder.
Sachin Shanbhag, Scientific Computing’s resident polymer rheologist has been promoted to full professor. Shanbhag is interested in the structure and dynamics of complex fluids, and in the integration of inorganic materials (e.g., nanoparticles) into composites.