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A new four-student cohort will be formed each spring, and each cohort spends two years in the program.
Starting this fall, undergraduates interested in the biomedical sciences will have an opportunity to take part in a new and innovative training program that will give them strong foundations in computational biology, systems biology and big data...

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Grants, Accolades and Awards

The Chemical Engineering and Molecular Engineering and Sciences departments at University of Washington, Seattle, invite young scholars and scientists annually to present their research and provide professional development opportunities during the Distinguished Young Scholars Seminar 2022.

On Aug. 1, Postdoctoral Scholar Syeda Tajin Ahmed, Ph.D., in the Department of...

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science undergraduate Shreya Shriram, in Professor Shijia Pan's lab, won the Best Poster Award at IPSN 2022 conference for their paper, “Sedentary Posture Muscle Monitoring via Active Vibratory Sensing,” co-authored by Pan, graduate students Shubham Rohal, Zhizhang Hu and Yue Zhang, and VP Nguyen from University of Texas, Arlington.

Interdisciplinary Humanities Ph.D. student Amanda LeonInterdisciplinary Humanities Ph.D. student Amanda Leong received the Medieval Academy of America’s...

Research Publications

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Xiaoyi Lu and co-authors Professor Dhabaleswar K. Panda from the Ohio State University and Dipti Shankar, a former UC Merced Ph.D. student working at SAP in Germany, have published a book titled "High-Performance Big Data Computing.” The book, published by MIT Press, offers an in-depth overview of high-performance big data computing and the associated technical issues, approaches and solutions.

The atmosphere across much of the U.S. is demanding a greater share of water than it used to, according to a new study by a team including Professor John Abatzoglou from UC Merced, the Desert Research Institute and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. The study, published in the Journal of Hydrometeorology, looked at data from the past 40 years related to evaporative demand, a measure of the potential loss of water from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere.

Cognitive and Information Sciences Professor Paul SmaldinoMuch of online conversation today consists of signaling one’s political identity. When communicating in mixed groups, do people use "covert" signals that are recognizable by their own political in-group but easy for outsiders to miss?

Cognitive and Information Sciences Professor Paul Smaldino answered this question in a paper published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Smaldino developed a mathematical theory of covert signaling and, working with a team of collaborators, confirmed the model's predictions using a large sample of tweets. Read more

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