UT President Bill Powers gives praise to Brent Waters of the College of Natural Sciences for receiving a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. Mathematician Alessio Figalli also gets a shout-out.
By Katie Thompson, the Career Design Center
Parth Upadhyay is a Software Development Engineering (SDE) intern at Facebook on the Real Time Infrastructure team. This is his second internship. His first internship was at Bloomberg in New York City, New York.
Event: First Bytes, An Innovative Summer Program in Computer Science to Promote Interest in Technology in Teenage Girls
When: June 17–22, various times
Where: Various locations on The University of Texas at Austin campus (see below for details) and across Austin
[By Aaron Dubrow, Texas Advanced Computing Center]
For millennia, mankind has discovered new drugs either through educated guesswork or blind luck. But with the proliferation of advanced computing, a new paradigm has emerged whereby one can find drug targets through simulation and modeling.
Five faculty in the College of Natural Sciences have recently been awarded 2012 Sloan Research Fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
The fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders.
The recipients are: