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Quantum Computing Workshop with Qiskit

The CMSE department is sponsoring a MSU-hosted two-day workshop on Quantum Computing Fundamentals using IBM's software framework, Qiskit ( The workshop will take place October 18–19, 2019 at the MSU Union Building. The deadline to register is September 27th. Sign up and learn more here.

September 11, 2019
Advancing Medical Treatment with RNA Sequencing

Kayla Johnson is a graduate student studying human genetics at MSU. She works under Dr. Arjun Krishnan to find systems and patterns of genes that correlate to certain diseases and to understand how these are impacted by a patient’s age, sex, and the tissues specific to the problems exhibited by the patient.

August 30, 2019
Postdoc Christopher Mancuso awarded the Kirschstein-NRSA postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Dr. Christopher Mancuso of the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering has been awarded the Kirschstein-NRSA postdoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of
General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health.

August 13, 2019
MASCOT Successfully Held at MSU

The Ingham Intermediate School District recently held MASCOT (Mathematics Augmentation Series: Cultivating Optimal Teaching) and visited the CMSE department where they gained experience with mathematics and computational science. 

August 7, 2019
CMSE hosts NSF-funded CyberAmbassadors Fellows Program

The Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE) department recently hosted the CyberAmbassador fellows training.

July 31, 2019
Postdoc Chelsea Harris recipient of 2019 Frederick A. Howes Scholar in Computational Science Award

Dr. Chelsea Harris of the Department of Physics and Astronomy & Department of Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering (CMSE) named the Howes Scholar of 2019. Congrulations Dr. Harris!

July 31, 2019
CMSE Faculty Alex Dickson awarded ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for Fall 2019

Congratulations to Faculty Alex Dickson for being awarded the American Chemical Society (ACS) OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

July 1, 2019
Advance Computational Research Experience for Students (ACRES) Has Officially Begun as of Last Week

The NSF and DoD-funded REU has officially begun as of last week as students from around the US arrived at Michigan State University.

June 3, 2019
Professor Michael Murillo to Speak at Invitation-Only Workshop on Density Functional Theory at CECAM in Switzerland

Prof. Murillo will be speaking at an invitational-only workshop at the Centre Européen de Calcul Atomique et Moléculaire in Switzerland. Murillo's talk will address and propose a solution to the workshop topic - failures in Density Functional Theory.

May 14, 2019
CMSE Faculty Member Brian O'Shea Announced as New iCER Director

Congratulations to CMSE faculty Brian O'Shea on announcement as new director of the Institute for Cyber-Enabled Research, iCER!

May 6, 2019
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