IACS’ Robert Harrison is Leader in NSF-Funded Institute to Improve Scientific Software

High-performance computing expert Robert Harrison, director of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS)at Stony Brook University, is one of the leaders of a new institute that is supported by a five-year $19.4 million award from the National Science Foundation. Read more ...

IACS Faculty and Affiliates Make Headlines

Three IACS faculty highlighted in the News - IACS Faculty Barbara Chapman, IACS Affiliate Fotis Sotiropoulos, IACS Affiliate Heather Lynch Read more ...

High-Speed Protein Modeling Could Accelerate Drug Development


A team of international scientists led by Stony Brook University researchers have created an ultra-fast, computerized way to model protein interactions, potentially helping to speed needed drugs to market. Read more ...

IACS Student Lands Tenure-track Line at Liberal Arts College

There will soon be two doctors in Rebecca Conley’s house. Her husband is a chemistry professor at Pace University, and she has just completed the defense of her dissertation and will be starting as an Assistant Professor teaching math at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, NJ in the fall. “I love explaining math to people and seeing them understand the concepts, especially if it’s teaching students who have previously had bad math experiences. It’s really rewarding to help them realize that they can be good at math.” Read more ...

Two IACS faculty honored with SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence


IACS affiliate faculty members Alexander Orlov and Yuefan Deng both recently became recipients of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence: Deng for Excellence in Teaching and Orlov for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. Both faculty members, plus 16 other SBU winners, will be honored at the University Awards Dinner to be held on October 13. Read more ...

IACS Affiliate Professor Explains a Growing Phenomenon – Sonification

When Margaret Schedel turned 14, her father bought her an unusual birthday present – Finale, a music notation software. Hoping to master this new system, Schedel enrolled in a summer program in electronic music at Oberlin. “They didn’t do Finale at all,” Schedel recalled, “but they did sampling, digital performer, recording, manipulating sound…and I just fell in love with it right there.” It was the beginning of a 21st century romance: a blend between music and science, or computer music. Read more ...

IACS Professor Wins Internal Support to Develop Online Tools for Calculus Course


Brook Online Learning Development (S-BOLD) was established last year by SBU’s President and Provost to “support the continuing evolution of educational excellence” by funding innovative ideas for creating online courses and educational tools. This year 13 letters of intent were received with seven being invited to submit full proposals. Of the five winners, IACS/AMS Assistant Professor Matthew Reuter and AMS Associate Professor David Green won for their novel approach to developing online tools to aid students enrolled in AMS 261: Applied Calculus III. Read more ...

NIH Pumps $3.6M into Cardiovascular Research at Stony Brook University

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has awarded a team of scientists led by Danny Bluestein (Principal Investigator), Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Stony Brook University, funding to conduct multi-scale simulations of cardiovascular processes. Work on the project will be carried out concurrently by Yuefan Deng (Co-Investigator), of Stony Brook’s Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, as well as Marvin Slepian (Co-Investigator), of the Sarver Heart Center at the University of Arizona. Read more ...

Panel Focuses on Diversity in Academia


Drawing Diversity To Academia panelists included, left to right, Richard Tapia (Rice University), Charles Robbins (SBU), Frances Brisbane (SBU), Charles Taber (SBU), Carlos Medina (SUNY), Noel Blackburn (BNL), Tori Sperzel (SBU) and Dennis Assanis (SBU). Read more ...

IACS New Recruit Wins $102,000 in NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

At five in the morning, Alex Borowicz woke up to find a hard-earned and welcomed message in his inbox. He discovered that he was one of the 2,000 awardees of this year’s NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Out of 17,000 applicants, he was one of the lucky 12%. “Still being mostly asleep, it was exciting, but muted excitement,” he said with a chuckle.” Yet as the week continued, the reality of his achievement finally settled in. Read more ...

Rezaul Chowdhury Receives NSF CAREER Award for Parallel Algorithms Research

Rezaul Chowdhury, PhD, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Read more ...

Stony Brook Celebrates New National Academy of Inventors Chapter

On April 11 an Inaugural Dinner Gala was held in the Student Activities Center to celebrate the newly established Stony Brook University Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (SBU-NAI). Read more ...

SeaWulf Wakes Up for the First Time

See a short clip of the new SeaWulf computer cluster being brought online for the first time. Read more ...


Thursday, December 1, 2016
By Indirections Find Directions Out: Electronic Motion Within and Among Molecules
Thursday, November 3, 2016
Computational Thinking: Applying Computer Science and Mathematics to Scientific Problems
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Computer Systems Research at the University of North Texas
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Next-Generation AMR
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Master Teacher workshop
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 to Thursday, September 8, 2016

XSEDE High Performance Computing Workshop: MPI
Monday, August 22, 2016 to Friday, August 26, 2016

Developing Models for Structure and Style in Scientific Writing
Thursday, August 18, 2016 to Friday, August 19, 2016

Data Carpentry Workshop
Sunday, August 14, 2016 to Wednesday, August 17, 2016

2016 New York Scientific Data Summit (NYSDS)
Monday, August 1, 2016 to Friday, August 12, 2016

MultiResolution Analysis (MRA) Summer School
Monday, July 11, 2016 to Wednesday, July 20, 2016

IACS Computes! HS Summer Camp
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 to Friday, June 17, 2016

XSEDE Summer Boot Camp