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The Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE) focuses on the development and innovative use of mathematical algorithms and models on high performance computers (HPC) to support basic and applied research and development across a wide spectrum of disciplines in science and engineering.

MICDE By the Numbers

150
Affiliated Faculty
22
Catalyst Grants Awarded
220
Graduate Certificates and Joint PhD Students
120
Student Fellowships Awarded

MICDE Highlights

2021-2022 Catalyst Grant awardees continue to forge new fronts in computational science

The Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering (MICDE) announced the awardees of the 2021-2022 round of Catalyst Grants. This year the program focused on AI for physically-based biomedicine, quantum computing, convergence of natural hazards with economic dislocation, and computational integration across scales and disciplines in biology.

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Master of Science in Computational Epidemiology and Systems Modeling

New Master of Science in Computational Epidemiology and Systems Modeling

The Master of Science (MS) in Computational Epidemiology and Systems Modeling program trains students to become highly skilled epidemiologists who can understand and analyze public health problems with mathematical and statistical models.

The degree is awarded by the University of Michigan’s Rackham Graduate School through the Department of Epidemiology in the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

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2020-2021 Fellowships Awarded

MICDE welcomes 15 graduate Fellows to support the advancement of scientific computing. From political science, psychology, physics, and applied and interdisciplinary mathematics within the College of Literature, Science & the Arts to aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science engineering, industrial & operations engineering, and civil & environmental engineering within the College of Engineering, the 2020 MICDE fellows epitomize the reach of computation in diverse scientific disciplines. The fellowships, which carry a $4,000 stipend, are meant to augment other sources of funding and are available to students in our three educational programs. Visit our fellowship page to learn more about the program and the fellows.

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Featured Faculty Member


Alberto Figueroa is a Professor with a joint appointment in Biomedical Engineering and Vascular Surgery. He works on computational methods for patient-specific cardiovascular simulation. Modeling the function of the cardiovascular…