The focal point for research and education in
computational methods &

artificial intelligence
for science and engineering

at the University of Michigan

Our mission is to advance new paradigms and applications of computational science and AI to enable scientific discoveries and engineering innovations.
We seek to define a future in which computations are a generator of knowledge and provide direct solutions to the most pressing questions of the time.

This image is courtesy of Vikram Gavini, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and affiliated faculty of MICDE, who recently won the Gordon Bell Prize. Read more.

MICDE Magazine

Explore the MICDE Magazine – your source for advancements, research, and insights in computational science from the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering, with in-depth articles and interviews.


MICDE Research Scholars Program

Research projects that shape the future in which computations are a generator of knowledge and provide direct solutions to grand challenges facing science and society.

This program is designed for research scholars to enable breakthroughs and expand the frontiers of computational science, AI, and HPC via strategic research initiatives led by MICDE faculty members and to provide research scholars with career development opportunities.

Portrait of Wenhao Sun

Featured Researcher

Wenhao Sun

Dow Early Career Professor of Engineering and Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering


Dr. Sun’s research group is interested in resolving outstanding fundamental scientific problems that impede the computational materials design process.

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MICDE Graduate Programs

Expertise in computational research methods is crucial to success in a wide range of fields. We offer three graduate-level programs aimed at preparing students to excel in computationally intensive environments in both academy and industry.


MICDE by the Numbers

Affiliated Faculty

Catalyst Grants Awards

MICDE Students

Student Fellowships Awarded