An article about the work of MSI Fellow Renata Wentzcovitch (Chemical Engineering and Materials Science) appears in the May 2011 issue of Physics Today.

A study of the economic impact of the University on the state economy and society was recently completed. The results of the study are available.

The Institute for Computing in Science hosted eight workshops this summer in Park City, Utah. Each week-long workshop was organized by leaders in computational science, mathematics, and computer science. The goal of ICIS is to build ties between these fields through an annual series of intensive workshops aimed at examining deep questions that lie at the intersection of computation and science. More information can be found on the ICIS website.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering held a Tech Tune Up course series on several days between May 23 and June 9. This was an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations, to advance your skills, and to network with campus professors. More information can be found on the ECE website.

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2011 MSI Research Exhibition on Monday, April 25. Pictures of the poster-competition winners can be seen on the Research Exhibition webpage. Congratulations to our winners!