ICES Professors Tan Bui-Thanh, Thomas Hughes, Michael Baldea, Kui Ren
Tan Bui-Thanh, assistant professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics; Thomas J. R. Hughes, professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics; Michael Baldea, assistant professor of chemical engineering; and Kui Ren, assistant professor of mathematics received ICES’ 2013 W. A. "Tex" Moncrief Grand Challenge Awards, based on their highly compelling research proposals related to the Grand Challenges in computational engineering and sciences that affect the competitiveness and international standing of the nation. ICES will provide these faculty with necessary resources to cover release time from teaching for one or more semesters to work on their research. Stipends of up to $75,000 per award per semester are provided to cover salary and other expenses.