News

  • CMAI team wins the prestigious DURIP award from Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) to acquire a major instrumentation. May 2021.
  • PhD student Deepanshu Verma successfully defends his PhD titled “Optimal Control Problems Constrained by Fractional PDEs and Applications to Deep Neural Networks”. May 2021.
  • PhD student Rafael Arndt wins the Mathematical Sciences (GMU) Clarke Family Award for Excellence in Analysis, Algebra, or Topology. 
  • The New York Times has published our study on airflows in courtrooms to protect the jury “Jury Duty Is Back, and It Looks Very Different”. April 2021.
  • The New York Times has published our study on airflow simulations in airplanes “How Safe Are You from COVID When You Fl”y. April 2021.
  • PhD student Deepanshu Verma has won a prestigious internship at Lawerence Livermore National Laboratory for Summer 2021. He will be working with Dr. Boyan Lazarov.
  • Deepanshu Verma will join the group of Prof. Lars Ruthotto as a Distinguished Visiting Assistant Professor at Emory University starting August 2021.
  • H. Antil and Rainald Loehner’s project on “simulations of air flows to understand, minimize, and suppress the spread of pathogens such as COVID-19” has been chosen by NSF as Research Highlight.  
  • H. Antil joins the prestigious Gene Golub SIAM Summer School Committee (starting Jan 1, 2021)
  • H. Antil joins the editorial board of SIAM Reviews (SIREV) (starting Jan 2021).
  • How to reduce COVID-19 spread indoors: Expert tips on airflow, precautions: See Rainald Loehner‘s interview on NBC Today.
  • The New York Times has published our study on viral particles propagation in Subway. August 2020.
  • We have published the article “Detailed Simulation of Viral Propagation In The Built Environment” in Computational Mechanics to model and simulate flow of viral particles in hospital, classroom, TSA queues etc. setting. August 2020.
  • CMAI has been running a very popular CMAI Colloquium Series during Summer 2020, the series will continue during Fall 2020 as well.
  • CMAI will be running the weekly SAYAS NUMERICS SEMINAR every Tuesday jointly with University of  Maryland College Park, University of Maryland Baltimore County, and University of Delaware in Fall 2020.
  • CMAI organized two part minisymposium on Optimal control and learning under SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science. June 2020.
  • Deepanshu Verma is the recipient of Dean’s Graduate Award for Excellence for 2019-2020 Academic Year at George Mason University. May 2020.
  • H. Antil is the recipient of George Mason’s 2020 Career Connection Faculty Award . April 2020
  • Kiefer Green wins the prestigious Givens Associate Fellowship at Argonne National Lab. April 2020.
  • Ratna Khatri will start as a Lab Research Scientist at the US Naval Research Lab starting June 2020. March 2020.