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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...
Jul 20, 2016 - Paula Burch-Celentano

Eric Bowie, left, gently examines the parts a crawfish as Quinlan Carroll looks on. Mudbug dissection is a requirement in the Diversity of Life course held each summer in the Science and Engineering complex on Tulane’s uptown campus.

Jul 18, 2016 - Photos by Paula Burch-Celentano

By devising and creating different landforms using stream tables, sand, gravel, and rocks, students in Physical Geology Lab explore how water creates various landforms, like stream channels and deltas, through erosion, transport, and deposition of sediment.   

Jul 12, 2016 - Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

Reda Amer, a professor of practice in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, lectures to his Introduction to Geographic Information Systems class in the Boggs Center for Energy and Biotechnology. The GIS course teaches a computer system designed to capture, store and analyze different...

Jun 20, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Tulane University biology professor David Heins has been inducted as a fellow of the Linnean Society of London, the world’s oldest active biological society and a leading forum for debate and discussion of natural history. Heins’ research focuses on the life history and evolutionary ecology of...

Jun 20, 2016 - New Wave staff

Tulane University alumna Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives, and former head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, will speak in New Orleans during the American Society for Engineering Education’s 123rd annual conference.  The event takes...

Jun 13, 2016 - Barri Bronston

Competition was stiff, but in the end, Tulane University associate professor of computer science Ramgopal Mettu and 2015 Tulane graduate Samuel Lensgraf came up winners. Their paper — “Beyond Layers: A 3-D–Aware Toolpath Algorithm for Fused Filament Fabrication” — beat the likes of “Control of...

May 25, 2016 - Mary Ann Travis

It’s an industrywide problem: Fewer women than men practice computer science. Fast Company reported in March 2016 on a new study by the financial software and data firm Smart Asset that U.S. women make up only 26.5 percent of the tech workforce. And women earn, on average, just 85 percent of what...

May 23, 2016 - Barri Bronston

It is considered the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious junior faculty award program, and this year, Tulane University assistant professor Julie Albert is in the CAREER award's class of 2016. Albert, the Robert and Gayle Longmire Early Career Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular...

May 18, 2016 - Melissa Felcher

In August 2012, as a freshman from Santa Fe, New Mexico, Skylar Deckoff-Jones never expected to be a role model to those involved in the science and research departments at Tulane University. Later, Deckoff-Jones authored a publication that consists of his research on the nonlinear optical...

Apr 25, 2016 - Fran Simon

When Tulane University alumni Allison Shipp and Jonathan Brouk were married in New Orleans on Oct. 17, 2015, they opted to use an innovative wedding-planning tool, WedTexts, a websiteand app that allow engaged couples to communicate easily with their wedding guests through pre-scheduled text...

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