Past news

Recent news: 2016

2015

  • December 2015: Brianna Lynn successfully defends her Master thesis.
  • December 2015: Maurice Fabien is a recipient of the 2015/2016 Cray Graduate fellowship.
  • November 2015: Emily Hendryx and Charles Puelz present their research at the AMIA annual conference in San Francisco (posters).
  • November 2015: Brianna Lynn gives a research talk in the Graduate Student Seminar.
  • October 2015: Brianna Lynn participates at the Grace Hopper conference in Houston.
  • October 2015: Charles Puelz and Emily Hendryx present their research at the Keck Annual Conference at Rice University (posters).
  • August 2015: Charles Puelz successfully defends his Ph.D. proposal.
  • June 2015: Emily Hendryx was voted best Open Mic of her session at the NLM Informatics Training Conference.
  • June 2015: Florian Frank gives a research talk at SIAM Geosciences, Stanford.
  • June 2015: Jizhou Li gives a research talk at SIAM Geosciences, Stanford.
  • June 2015: Charles Puelz gives a research seminar at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg.
  • May 2015: Brianna Lynn and Charles Puelz present their research at the Advanced Numerical Methods in the Mathematical Sciences workshop at Texas A&M University (posters).
  • April 2015: Jizhou Li wins the 2015 Ralph Budd Award for Research in Engineering. This award, made possible through a gift from Mr. Ralph Budd, a former President of the Burlington Lines, is given annually to the graduate student judged to have the best doctoral thesis in the School of Engineering. Established in June 1935, the Budd award is one of the oldest and most prestigious awards for Rice graduate students.
  • April 2015: Jizhou Li successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation. Congratulations to Dr. Li!
  • April 2015: Emily Hendryx successfully defends her Master thesis.
  • April 2015: Brianna Lynn gives a research talk in the Graduate Student Seminar.
  • April 2015: Chris Nguyen gives a research talk in the Graduate Student Seminar.
  • April 2015: Charles Puelz and Emily Hendrix are awarded a Keck Fellowship in the National Library of Medicine Training Program in Biomedical Informatics, for the second year.
  • March 2015: Brianna Lynn presents her research at the SIAM CSE conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. (poster).
  • March 2015: Jizhou Li gives a research talk at the AMS Sectional Meeting at Michigan State University.
  • March 2015: Jizhou Li presents his research at the Oil and Gas HPC workshop at Rice University (talk and poster).
  • February 2015: Charles Puelz gives a research talk in the Finite Element Rodeo at Southern Methodist University.
  • February 2015: Emily Hendryx gives a research talk in the Graduate Student Seminar.
  • January 2015: Jizhou Li gives a research talk in the Graduate Student Seminar.
  • January 2015: Charles Puelz and Emily Hendryx give research talks at the Joint Mathematics Meetings, held in San Antonio.
  • 2014

  • November 2014: Both Charles Puelz and Emily Hendryx present their research in the poster session of the 24th Keck Annual Research Conference.
  • October 2014: Brianna Lynn is a participant in the 2014 Screech event.
  • October 2014: Brianna Lynn is a recipient of the 2014/2015 Shell Graduate fellowship.
  • Summer 2014: Chris Nguyen has a Summer internship at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Summer 2014: Brianna Lynn has a Summer internship at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
  • Summer 2014: Justin Dong has a Summer internship at Argonne National Laboratory.
  • Summer 2014: Jizhou Li has a Summer internship with Total, France.
  • Summer 2014: Yingpei Wang has a new job at Oracle.
  • May 2014: Xin Yang successfully defends her Ph.D. dissertation. She is currently a postdoc at the University of Texas in Austin. Congratulations to Dr. Yang!
  • April 2014: Yingpei Wang successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation. Congratulations to Dr. Wang!
  • March 2014: Jizhou Li is a recipient of the 2014 Alan Weiser Memorial Travel Award to support his participation in the WCCM 2014 conference in Spain.
  • March 2014: Justin Dong’s research has appeared in a reviewed paper at SIAM Undergraduate Research Online.
  • March 2014: Richard Rankin, Jizhou Li and Jun Tan presented their research at the poster session of the hpc Oil and Gas workshop.
  • February 2014: Jizhou Li, Xin Yang and Yingpei Wang give research talks at the Finite Element Rodeo conference.
  • January 2014: Justin Dong is a recipient of the Wagoner Foreign Study Scholarship.
  • 2013

  • December 2013: Justin Dong is awarded a CAAM Chevron Prize.
  • December 2013: Charles Puelz and Emily Hendrix are awarded a Keck Fellowship in the National Library of Medicine Training Program in Biomedical Informatics.
  • November 2013: Charles Puelz is a co-author of an article in SIAM News.
  • November 2013: Xin Yang visits the University of Stuttgart.
  • October 2013: Jizhou Li is a recipient of the 2013/2014 Oil & Gas HPC Workshop Graduate fellowship.
  • October 2013: Jun Tan is a recipient of the 2013/2014 Shell Graduate fellowship.
  • July-August 2013: Jun Tan participates in the IMA Summer Graduate Program
  • Summer 2013: Justin Dong is a recipient of the ThinkSwiss scholarship. He is visiting ETH-Zentrum, Zurich.
  • Summer 2013: Jizhou Li has a Summer internship with ExxonMobil.
  • April 2013: Jun Tan successfully defends her Master thesis.
  • March 2013: Joey Huchette is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship. He will join graduate school at MIT in the Fall.
  • March 2013: Jizhou Li successfully defends his Master thesis and Ph.D. proposal.
  • March 2013: Jizhou Li and Xin Yang give conference talks at the combined Finite Element Rodeo and Finite Element Circus in Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.
  • January 2013: Xin Yang gives a conference talk at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego.
  • 2012

  • The Finite Element Rodeo took place at Rice on March 2-3 2012. There were 100 participants and 37 talks. The rodeo was dedicated to Professor Graham Carey.
    In 2013, the Finite Element Rodeo will be held at Louisiana State University.

  • December 2012: Kun Liu successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation.
  • November 2012: Kun Liu is the recipient of Shell fellowship for the 2012/2013 academic year.
  • October 2012: Jizhou Li gives a conference talk in the Finite Element Circus conference, University of Pittsburgh.
  • October 2012: Kun Liu and Jizhou Li are selected to represent CAAM in the Screech event.
  • September 2012: Xin Yang was the only CAAM graduate student presenting her research at the third annual SA-GSA mixer at Rice. Thank you, Xin!
  • August 2012: Joey Huchette’s research has appeared in a reviewed paper at SIAM Undergraduate Research Online.
  • Summer 2012: Jizhou Li visits the University of Stuttgart.
  • Summer 2012: Xin Yang has a Summer internship with ExxonMobil.
  • Summer 2012: Joey Huchette has a Summer internship with DOE.
  • April 2012: Jizhou Li gives a research talk in the Graduate Student Seminar.
  • March 2012: Shirin Sardar gives a conference talk at the 36th SIAM Southeastern-Atlantic section annual conference, University of Alabama in Hunstville.
  • March 2012: Shirin Sardar gives a research talk in the Graduate Student Seminar.
  • February 2012: Shirin Sardar and Jizhou give research talks in the Finite Element Rodeo.
  • February 2012: Xin Yang and Kun Liu present posters in the Oil and Gas HPC workshop.
  • February 2012: Kun Liu successfully defends his Ph.D. proposal.
  • 2011

  • November 2011: Kun Liu gives a research talk in the Graduate Student Seminar.
  • November 2011: Shirin Sardar successfully defends her M.A. thesis.
  • September 2011: Jennifer Young gave a talk at the ECCOMAS Thematic Conference: Simulation and Modeling in Biological Flows, Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
  • September 2011: Shirin Sardar is an Ahura Scholarship recipient.
  • August 2011: Xin Yang successfully defends her M.A. thesis and Ph.D. proposal.
  • August 2011: Shirin Sardar attends the workshop “Mathematical modeling in industry XV” at IMA. She is fully supported by IMA.
  • Summer 2011: Kun Liu completes a Summer internship at BP.
  • June 2011: Xin Yang, Shirin Sardar, Joey Huchette give lectures to high school students in the Summer Math Days program.
  • April 2011: Toni Tullius successfully defends her M.A. thesis.
  • February 2011: Jennifer Young, Kun Liu, Xin Yang, Sevtap Ozisik present their work at the Finite Element Rodeo, Texas A&M.
  • February 2011: Kun Liu and Sevtap Ozisik give talks in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • January 2011: Shirin Sardar gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • 2010

  • November 2010: Xin Yang gives a talk in the graduate student seminar.
  • November 2010: Sevtap Ozisik gives a talk in the Finite Element Circus at IMA.
  • October 2010: Sevtap Ozisik gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • October 2010: Kun Liu gives a talk in the graduate student seminar.
  • October 2010: Shirin Sardar gives a talk in the graduate student seminar.
  • June 2010: Kun Liu is fully supported by IMA to attend the IMA New Directions Short Course on
    New Mathematical Models in Economics and Finance, Minnesota.
  • May 2010: Kun Liu successfully defends his M.A. thesis.
  • April 2010: Prince Chidyagwai successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation. Prince will join the department of Mathematics at
    Temple University as a postdoctoral fellow
    starting July 2010. Congratulations to Dr. Chidyagwai!
  • April 2010: Toni Tullius gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • April 2010: Aycil Cesmelioglu successfully defends her Ph.D. dissertation. Aycil will join the IMA as a postdoctoral fellow
    starting Fall 2010. Congratulations to Dr. Cesmelioglu!
  • April 2010: Christina Ho successfully defends her M.A. thesis.
  • March 2010: Kun Liu gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • February 2010: Sevtap Ozisik gives a talk in the graduate student seminar.
  • January 2010: Aycil Cesmelioglu gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • January 2010: Both Aycil Cesmelioglu and Prince Chidyagwai are recipients of travel awards to attend
    the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Francisco. Both gave talks on their research at the conference.
  • 2009

  • December 2009: Aycil Cesmelioglu gives a talk at the SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations, Miami.
  • December 2009: Yuekai Sun is the recipient of the CAAM-Chevron Undergraduate Prize.
  • November 2009: Kun Liu gives a talk in the graduate student seminar.
  • November 2009: Kun Liu gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • October 2009: Prince Chidyagwai gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • October 2009: Aycil Cesmelioglu is a participant in the Negotiating the Ideal Faculty Position workshop at Rice University.
  • October 2009: Sevtap Ozisik gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • September 2009: Aycil Cesmelioglu gives a talk in the Scientific Computing and Numerical Analysis seminar.
  • September 2009: Toni Tullius gives a talk in the graduate student seminar.
  • August 2009: Toni Tullius attends the workshop
    “Mathematical modeling in industry XIII” at IMA. She is fully supported by IMA.
  • July 2009: Aycil Cesmelioglu presents her work at the SIAM Annual conference. She is fully supported by AWM.
  • June 2009: Both Aycil Cesmelioglu and Toni Tullius give talk at the Summer Math Days program.
  • May 2009: Aycil Cesmelioglu, Prince Chidyagwai and Sevtap Ozisik are participants in the
    Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Partial Differential Equations
    workshop at Texas A&M University.
  • May 2009: Aycil Cesmelioglu successfully passes her overview.
  • April 2009: Prince Chidyagwai successfully passes his overview.
  • April 2009: Toni Tullius gives a talk in the graduate student seminar.
  • April 2009: Aycil Cesmelioglu is fully supported by IMA to attend the IMA Special Workshop Career Options for Women in Mathematical Sciences, Minnesota.
  • February 2009: Prince Chidyagwai is the recipient of a SIAM travel award to attend the SIAM Geosciences conference in Germany, June 2009.
  • February 2009: Aycil Cesmelioglu is the recipient of an AWM travel award to participate in the AWM workshop at the SIAM Annual Meeting, Denver, July 2009.
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