Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Biology Informatics Platform Aims To Improve Research Workflow

PerkinElmer has launched the new Ensemble for Biology informatics platform and made it available to members of the academic and commercial biological research community.

Maple 16 Adds Improved Visualizations, Algorithms

Maplesoft has released a new version of math software tool Maple, used by scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.

Tufts U Sciences Knowledgebase Goes Open Source

Tufts University is taking its enterprise content, course, learning, knowledge, and curriculum management system for health sciences, known as Tufts University Sciences Knowledgebase (TUSK), open source.

$1.3 Million in STEM Grants Available to Ohio Educators, Others

The Dominion Foundation, part of Dominion Resources, one of the largest energy companies in the country, is currently accepting applications for $1.3 million in grants for programs that help students studying science, technology, engineering and math.

Rice U 25,000-Core Supercomputer To Power Up in May

Rice University is doubling the number of supercomputing hours it can offer its researchers with the addition of a new IBM Blue Gene/P supercomputer, which will become operational in May. Rice and IBM are sharing the cost of the system.

Rutgers Launches HPC Center, Plans Expansion by End of Year

Rutgers University is teaming with IBM to launch a new high-performance computing (HPC) center in its newly created Rutgers Discovery Information Institute.

MathFlow 2.0 Extends MathML 3 Support, Adds Geometry Enhancements

Educational software developer Design Science has released a major upgrade to its cross-platform MathFlow product line.

Academy or Art U Students To Design UI for NASA

San Francisco's Academy of Art University is partnering with NASA to design a user interface that astronauts will use in space to control a robot on the ground.

Aurora U STEM Model School Gets Financial Boost

The STEM Partnership School has received $1 million in funding to support its goal of promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The school, located at Aurora University, will eventually cater to elementary and middle school students and serve as an immersive training ground for Aurora U undergraduate and graduate students.

Students Show Off Inventions at Professional Engineering Conference

A number of teams from Southern California institutions will be displaying their feats of engineering in San Diego starting on Monday, February 13, at an annual user conference put on by SolidWorks, a company that creates engineering software.