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November 18, 2019
A pair of UC Merced researchers are combining computational chemistry and machine learning principles to solve what seems to be an intractable problem at the heart of quantum mechanics: predicting the movement of electrons, also known as electron dynamics. Over the next three years with a $1.2...
October 4, 2019
Our Ph.D. student, Eric Roberts (adviser: Prof. Suzanne Sindi and Prof. Kevin Mitchell (Physics)), has successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "A Computational Geometry Approach for an Ensemble-based Topological Entropy Calculation in Two and Three Dimensions". Congratulations...
September 23, 2019
Math at UC Merced isn’t exactly like math at most other universities. Sure, there are parabolas and equations, orders of operations and cosines, but at this campus, those lead into topics such as Mad Cow Disease, coral photosynthesis and a crab’s sense of smell. The Department of Applied...
August 20, 2019
Welcome New Cohort 2019! (1st row) Amandeep Kaur, Adam Binswanger, De Zhen Zhou (physics), Andrew Lazar, Matteo Polimeno (2nd row) Cayce Fylling, Alex Ho, Benjamin Latham, Cory Mccullough
August 19, 2019
Two simple words, “Leland Legacy,” captured the significance of Wednesday’s opening event for the second phase of the Merced 2020 Project, an event that doubled as a goodbye and thank you to outgoing Chancellor Dorothy Leland. The message graced a wall of the new Sustainability Research and...
June 27, 2019
UC Merced doctoral student Melissa Spence and incoming graduate students Caleb Larnerd and Cristian Sarabia were awarded Graduate Research fellowships (GRFP) from the National Science Foundation. The fellowship provides multiyear support to predoctoral students in the fields of science, technology...
June 24, 2019
Our Ph.D. student, Michael Stobb (adviser: Prof. Suzanne Sindi and Prof. Karin Leiderman), has successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled "Applications of Uncertainty Quantification to Coagulation Biology". Congratulations, Dr. Stobb!
June 14, 2019
Congratulations to Olalekan Babaniyi for winning best FEniCS'19 presentation by a postdoc!
May 23, 2019
Oscillatory traffic patterns, the dynamics of micro swimmers and the use of deep neural networks in image reconstruction were just a few of the topics at the fourth annual Central Valley Regional Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Student Chapter Conference held at UC Merced this...