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Tulane professor wins Early Career Award to tame massive supercomputer datasets
Supercomputers are so powerful that the datasets they can produce —huge troves of information needed by scientists, doctors, business leaders, government officials and others — are too massive to easily share or study. A Tulane University computer scientist has been awarded $750,000 over five years...
Nov 11, 2016 - Faith Dawson

It’s a big and endless job responsibility to bear: “Leave the world better than you found it.” That’s one of the mantras and operating principles of Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, the multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California. While many workers might be...

Nov 08, 2016 - Barri Bronston

In the tiny Ecuadorean village of Laquigo, hundreds of residents get their water from ditches. Water for bathing. Water for cooking. Water for drinking. There’s a reason: The town of 2,400 tripled in population between 2000 and 2016, but the water distribution supply has not kept pace. Enter the...

Oct 31, 2016 - Barri Bronston

The International Society for Disease Surveillance (ISDS) annually recognizes scientists and professionals for their contributions to research in biosurveillance, and this year Mac Hyman, a mathematics professor in the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering, is being honored twice....

Oct 27, 2016 - James Crump

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five...

Oct 26, 2016 - Jamie Logan

The Tulane University School of Science and Engineering exposed 70 middle school boys to the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the inaugural Boys At Tulane in STEM (BATS) workshop on Saturday (Oct. 22). “We started BATS because our Girls in STEM at Tulane (GiST) program...

Oct 20, 2016 - Photo from Tulane University Archives

Engineering students work in the blacksmith shop laboratory of the mechanic arts program in the Tulane University College of Technology, around the turn of the century. Forging, pattern-making, toolmaking and drawing were required of all freshmen and sophomores in the college at that time. There...

Oct 19, 2016 - Kirby Messinger

Alyssa Cruse wanted to attend Tulane University because it would enable her to pursue both her passion in music and science simultaneously. She knew she would need financial assistance, though. For students like Cruse, who is now a senior cross-enrolled in the School of Science and Engineering and...

Oct 07, 2016 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University formally launched its new Brain Institute, a university-wide initiative created to coordinate and support brain-related research and neuroscience endeavors at Tulane. The Institute combines expertise and research from faculty, postdocs and students (from undergraduates to Ph.Ds)...

Oct 06, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University researchers have been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of aging on the growth of new blood vessels in the human body. It is hoped that learning more about how age affects the growth of new blood vessels, also known as...

Sep 23, 2016 - Barri Bronston

The Tulane School of Science and Engineering is embarking on a new curriculum that will include certificate programs in electrical, mechanical, materials, and computational engineering. Under the program, students majoring in engineering physics may choose one of the four concentrations, enabling...

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