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Aug 4 2014

This summer, ICME will host several short courses.  Join us for Introduction to Statistical Data Analysis (August 4-8), Introduction to Scientific Computing in Python (August 4-8), Solving Linear Systems (August 11-15), an Introduction to Modern Machine Learning (August 11-15), and/or Spark (August 13-15).  Find details on the courses, along with information on registration, here:

Jun 16 2014

A hearty congratulations to all of ICME's 2014 graduates!  Wishing you all the very best in your next pursuits. Photos from graduation are viewable on our facebook page.  


Jun 6 2014

Friday, June 6, 2014 1:00- 4:00pm
Huang Engineering Center, Room 050

Stanford’s new visualization center, the HIVE, opens to the Stanford Community this month.  

Join us for an open house any time between 1:00- 4:00pm on Friday, June 6 for the HIVE Xpo.  Come see the HIVE in action and learn more about this brand-new collaborative visualization center. 

The HANA Immersive Visualization Environment (...

May 30 2014

The Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering celebrated our 10 year anniversary as an institute this Spring. To mark the occasion, we invited alumni, faculty, friends, colleagues, current students, staff, and everyone in between to the ICME Xtravaganza on May 30, 2014.  The evening was full of laughter, reminiscing, and great music thanks to the ICME band!  

View the photo album on our Facebook page, and check out a video of the speeches here:  ...

May 23 2014

Congratulations to Yinyu Ye, winner of the 2014 SIAM Optimization Prize! 

The SIAM (The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Activity Group on Optimization (SIAG/OPT) Prize, established in 1992, is awarded every three years to the author(s) of the most outstanding paper, as determined by the prize committee, on a topic in optimization published in English in a peer-reviewed journal. Yinyu was specifically recognized for his paper "The Simplex and Policy-Iteration Methods...

May 20 2014

The Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering will be celebrating our 10 year anniversary as an institute this Spring. We will be celebrating this big milestone with an evening of food, drinks, and music with students, faculty, alumni, and friends at the ICME Xtravaganza.

May 15 2014

Registration is now open for the Big Data for Energy and Environment Spring 2014 Conference of Stanford’s Energy and Environment Affiliates ProgramThursday May 15, 2014, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Stanford University, with a welcome reception the prior evening.  Massive data and sophisticated analytical techniques are leading to new opportunities in fields such as electricity generation and distribution, manufacturing, oil and gas, and sustainability.  This...

May 10 2014

Above and Beyond
Stanford welcomes you to the world “Above and Beyond” with our third TEDxStanford, Saturday, May 10.

Whether you’ve attended our previous events or are new to TEDxStanford, we are delighted to invite you to TEDxStanford2014: Above and Beyond. Join us for a day of inspirational short talks and performances by scholars that go above and beyond the ordinary.

From a deep dive with extreme creatures of the sea and the new synthetic biology...

May 8 2014

ICME congratulates Ph.D. candidate Madeleine Udell, who was just selected as a recipient of a Gerald J. Lieberman Fellowship.  

This fellowship, named in honor of one of Stanford's most distinguished citizens, Provost Emeritus Gerald J. Lieberman, honors the qualities of outstanding scholarship, teaching and university service that his career exemplified.  

Join us in congratulating Madeleine on this outstanding honor.


May 2 2014

Congratulations to Reza Zadeh, Mahalia Miller, and Lynne Burks for making the news!

This project is a collaboration between Stanford and Twitter to measure earthquake impact in almost real-time.

Click on the links below to learn more about this project:

Apr 29 2014

Emmanuel Candès has just been selected to the National Academy of Sciences.

You can find more information about Emmanuel at

Congratulations to Emmanuel!


Apr 24 2014

Speaker: Randall J. LeVeque, Professor of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington

Geophysical hazards unfold over a wide range of length and time scales. Numerical simulations of such events can uniquely probe these variable scales and allow us to query the connections between multiple processes. However, developing accurate and efficient...

Apr 11 2014


Please join us on Friday April 11 for the 4th Stanford Conference for Computational Social Science jointly hosted by The Institute for Computational & Mathematical Engineering, directed by Margot Gerritsen; The Center for the Study of Language and Information, directed by Chris Potts; and ...

Apr 4 2014

Announcing a full-day workshop on the high-speed cluster programming framework, Spark. We will discuss Machine Learning and Matrix Computations, along with other projects in the Spark platform such as Shark and MLLib, and new programming tools for big data. The workshop will include introductions to the many Spark features, case studies from current users, best practices for deployment and tuning, future development plans, and hands-on exercises for...

Mar 17 2014

The Math + X Symposium at Stanford University is Monday, March 17, 2014.  Details are available here

Click here to register -- Sign up early as space is limited

The Math+X Program at Stanford University was established in 2012 with funding from...

Mar 12 2014

ICME is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Levitt will present a special seminar, "Birth and Future of Multi-Scale Modeling of Macromolecules"

The Robert W. and Vivian K. Cahill Professor in Cancer Research in the Department of Structural Biology and Professor, by courtesy, of Computer Science, Dr. Michael Levitt was Awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2013 "for the development...

Feb 10 2014

Congratulations to Stephen Boyd on his recent election to the National Academy of Engineering.  

Professor Boyd, an ICME faculty member, is the Samsung Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor, by courtesy, of Computer Sciences.  He was elected to the Academy for his contributions to engineering design and analysis via convex optimization.  

From the National Academies' web page...

Feb 7 2014


CME and the Stanford Research Computing Center, in conjunction with SAP, to offer a two-session short course in using SAP HANA, SAP's massively parallel, in-memory database and application server platform. 

The HANA platform accelerates analytics performance over very large databases.  HANA simply makes things possible that weren’t possible...

Jan 25 2014

Alan, Jim, and Michael turn 70: Join the SVG70 celebration

Alan George, Michael Saunders, and Jim Varah turn 70 during this year. We'll be celebrating their birthdays and accomplishments at Stanford University on Saturday, January 25, 2014 (with a banquet dinner that evening). Students, friends, and colleagues are all welcome to attend. This meeting also marks the 10-year anniversary of the first SVG Meeting,

For addional information and to register please click ...

Nick Henderson
Oct 31 2013

Congratulations to Nick Henderson who was one of six awardees of "Most Excellent Young Researchers Presentation" at the Joint International Conference on Supercomputing in Nuclear Applications in Paris, France. There he presented a paper titled: "A CUDA Monte Carlo simulator for radiation therapy dosimetry based on Geant4"

Oct 28 2013

BASCD is an annual one-day meeting focused on fostering interactions and collaborations between researchers in the fields of scientific computing and computational science and engineering from the San Francisco Bay Area.  The event provides junior researchers a venue to present their work to the local community, and for the Bay Area scientific and computational science and engineering communities at large to interchange views on today’s multidisciplinary computational challenges...

Oct 25 2013


What is the event: Half day scientific computing symposium & half day hands on GPU computing workshop.

Who is it for: Undergraduate, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Researchers, and Professors.

Why you should attend: Hear from fellow researchers focused on best...

Oct 9 2013

Beginning autumn 2014, we will offer a master’s track in Mathematical & Computational Finance. This track supersedes the previous MS program in Financial Mathematics in the School of Humanities and Sciences and has been developed and will be directed by the same faculty leadership.

Compared to the old Financial Mathematics program, the requirements have changed slightly and now contain more classes in data science and computing, essential for modern day...

Oct 8 2013

The ICS Prize is an annual award for best English language paper on the OR/CS interface.

Winner: John Gunnar Carlsson

Oct 5 2013

Welcome to the new ICME Webpage!