Physicists make breakthrough in understanding turbulent fluids
An unexpected upswing in positive tests at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign showed how even the most comprehensive approaches to limiting the virus’s spread can break down.
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are pleased to announce the new Center for AstroPhysical Surveys (CAPS). The center is a collaborative effort between NCSA, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, Department of Astronomy, and the Department of Physics at Illinois that seeks to bring cohesion and advancement to astrophysical survey science efforts across campus. This effort is led by Illinois Astronomy and Physics Professor Joaquin Vieira.
Logan Meredith, a doctoral candidate in Davide Curreli’s research group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is one of five graduate students chosen for a fellowship that places them at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) facilities for extended periods.
The DOE National Nuclear Security Administration Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship (DOE NNSA LRGF) focuses on Ph.D. candidates working in selected areas important to national security. Fellows will serve at least two 12-week residencies at one or more of four DOE sites. The program encourages students to pursue their thesis research during their stays and to take on additional extended residencies.
Scientists at the newly founded Illinois Center for Advanced Studies of the Universe (ICASU) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded $1.2 million total in two grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF).