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Fall 2018

Lisa Fauci named APS Fellow

For pioneering work in using modeling and simulation to understand the basic biophysics of organismal locomotion and reproductive fluid dynamics, and for her emphasis on the integrated study of stroke, form, and flow.

Fall 2017

Art show encourages researchers to paint by numbers

In fall 2008, Ricardo Cortez, director of the Center for Computational Science, helped begin a tradition that brings together minds well versed in numbers and those with an eye for art. The tradition lives on in an annual showing of computational art during which researchers use algorithms and computers to visually present their findings. 

Stochastic Perturbations of Dynamical Systems

A conference in honor of Alexander Wentzell and his work.

President’s Teaching Awards go to Professors of Law and Math

Two President’s Awards for Graduate and Professional Teaching will be bestowed during Commencement 2017.

Students Head into Senior Year as Beinecke, Goldwater Scholars

A pair of talented Tulane juniors received special recognition with two prestigious national awards.


Summer 2016

Stochastic Differential Equations and Wave Propagation

Nathan Glatt-Holtz, who recently joined Tulane's faculty, teaches a course at the Gene Golub SIAM Summer School 2016


Honoring Women in Mathematics

Lisa Fauci delivered the 2016 Kovalevsky Lecture


Researchers Employ Mathematical and Statistical Modeling to Battle Infectious Diseases

Mac Hyman on “How Math Helps Fight Epidemics Like Zika”


Spring 2014


Mahir Can and Rafal Komendarcyzk have been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure.

Spring 2011

$1.4M Grant Aids Biofluids Education March 3, 2011

Grant Aids Biofluids EducationThe National Science Foundation has just awarded Tulane a prestigious "Research Training Group" grant to fund a proposal written by Profs. Lisa Fauci (Math), Don Gaver (Biomedical Engineering) and Ricardo Cortez (Center for Computational Science). The overall goal of the project is to strengthen and extend the research-based training of undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs by this interdisciplinary group.

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AAAS Members Elected as Fellows February, 2011

Mac Hyman named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Fall 2010

Math Professor Honored for Minority Mentoring September, 2010

Math Professor Honored for Minority MentoringRicardo Cortez, professor of mathematics and director of the Center for Computational Science at Tulane, received the 2010 Distinguished Undergraduate Institution Mentor Award by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science. The honor recognizes professionals for their mentoring of underrepresented minority students.

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