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Nicholas Myers and Claire Bowen win $2,500 at 3MT competition

March 18, 2016

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At the Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) on Wednesday, March 16, nine graduate students at University of Notre Dame competed for prize money and a bid to the regional championships. Three graduate students from the College of Science competed. Nicholas Myers in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry won second place, and received $1,500, and Claire Bowen in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics won the People’s Choice Award and received $1,000.

Hauenstein receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program award

March 18, 2016

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Jonathan Hauenstein, an associate professor in the Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics (ACMS), has received a three-year, $510,000 award from the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program. The award, which includes funding for a postdoctoral associate and graduate students, will support the development of new algorithms and writing software that implements these algorithms for solving nonlinear systems arising from problems in optimization.