Operations Research and Industrial Engineering assistant professor Ned Dimitrov is serving as co-chair of the organizing committee for the 15th INFORMS Computing Society Conference to be held in Austin, Texas, on January 15-17, 2017. He shares the distinction with Burak Eksioglu of Clemson University.

Today, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a $30 million award to the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin to acquire and deploy a new large-scale supercomputing system, Stampede 2, as a strategic national resource to provide high-performance computing capabilities for thousands of researchers across the U.S.