Schlumberger has awarded Anne Christian, a junior in Associate Professor Lydia Kavraki's Physical Computing Group, a $5,000 scholarship for the 2002-2003 academic year.
For years, multitudes of users have worked confidently on their computers, knowing that a nearby server is storing files, providing compute cycles and providing them with the necessary maintenance.
"One day the software industry will reach the same level of automation as any traditional industry, such as the production of cars, chemicals, or even computer hardware," saysÂ Walid Taha.
High performanceÂ computing (HPC) centers and researchers at the leading researchÂ universities in Texas announced the formation of a consortiumÂ to meet challenges.
Two researchers at Rice University have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) by their peers in the worldâ€™s largest federation of scientists.
Most people in academia are familiar with the publishing standard: Earn a Ph.D.,Â obtain a professorship and write a book somewhere down the line.Â
Daryl Boudreaux,Â Lydia Kavraki,Â Jiun C. Kuo,Â Karen Schnietz
By mixing political science with computer science, researchers at Rice hope to predict serious conflicts and wars between nations four to eight weeks in advance.