Problem Solving using Computational Thinking, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) launched by the University of Michigan in November of 2019, has already drawn more than 1,200 learners from around the globe. The Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery & Engineering (MICDE) and the University of Michigan Center for Academic Innovation partnered to create this course.
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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.
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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.
MICDE funds wide-ranging computational discovery in galactic formation, drug discovery, bacterial biofilm colonies and turbulence simulations
Since 2017 the Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery & Engineering (MICDE) Catalyst Grants program has funded a wide spectrum of cutting-edge research that combines science, engineering, mathematics and computer science. This year the program will fund four new projects that continue this tradition. Learn more about the 2020-2021 catalyst grants.