Fellows’ Research

A category for stories about CSGF fellows that might not be part of a ‘lab’ header.

Pandemic view – plus privacy

A fellow helps guide an international volunteer effort to develop COVID Watch, a mobile telephone application that prioritizes privacy. Read More

April, 2020

Beyond the tunnel

Stanford-led team turns to Argonne’s Mira to fine-tune a computational route around aircraft wind-tunnel testing. Read More

January, 2020

Efficiency surge

A DOE CSGF recipient at the University of Texas took on a hurricane-flooding simulation and blew away limits on its… Read More

September, 2019

Robot whisperer

A DOE computational science fellow combines biology, technology and more to explore behavior, swarms and space. Read More

July, 2019

Higher learning

Computational Science Graduate Fellow Alnur Ali rides an early career at Microsoft to the upper ranks of machine-learning research. Read More

August, 2018

A fusion fix

Graduate fellow leads software project to head off damaging fusion energy disruptions. Read More

December, 2017

Virtual vessels

The circulatory simulations a Computational Science Graduate Fellowship alumna now at Duke University could help physicians choose the best treatments… Read More

September, 2017

Ditching intuition

Replacing lab tedium for efficiency, SLAC-Stanford team taps machine learning to screen for chemicals with promising properties. Read More

May, 2017

Slippery subject

University of Texas researchers are out to improve computational models of ice sheets by refining estimates of basal friction: how… Read More

February, 2015

Universe in a day

A team working on the Titan supercomputer simulates the biggest thing of all in a flash, then shares. Read More

November, 2014

Back to the hydrogen future

At Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Computational Science Graduate Fellowship alum Brandon Wood applies the world’s most sophisticated molecular dynamics codes… Read More

October, 2014

After the thaw

Simulations of melting permafrost promise changes in climate modeling. Read More

February, 2014

Foiling airflow error

Portraying airflow over wings and other fluid movement is tricky. A Department of Energy award for early-career researchers is helping… Read More

June, 2013

Cosmic questions

MIT's Dragos Velicanu is helping sort through data from the Large Hadron Collider for clues to the mysteries surrounding the… Read More

March, 2013

A passion for pressure

Plasmas are the purview of Livermore scientist and Computational Science Graduate Fellowship alumnus Jeffrey Hittinger. He works both sides of… Read More

August, 2012

Prime-time punch

The mantis shrimp packs one of the strongest punches on Earth. Computational Science Graduate Fellow Michael Rosario is investigating the… Read More

March, 2012

Designer yeast

A Johns Hopkins University team has built a yeast chromosome from scratch, they report today in the journal Nature. Sarah… Read More

September, 2011

Pounding out atomic nuclei

Thousands of tiny systems called atomic nuclei – specific combinations of protons and neutrons – prove extremely difficult to study… Read More

March, 2011

Pressure and flow

The first large-scale simulation of blood flow in coronary arteries enlists a realistic description of the vessels’ geometries. Researchers reported… Read More

November, 2010

From Cuba to Cambridge by way of Miami

The former Computational Science Graduate Fellowship recipient escaped the communist regime with his family, then found a love of physics. Read More

June, 2010

Forceful thinking

A quantum curiosity called the Casimir force gums up micro- and nanomachines. Work at MIT led by a newly minted… Read More

June, 2010