Priscilla Grew, professor emerita of earth and atmospheric sciences, was elected a member of the Finance Committee of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics at a July 16 meeting in Montreal, Canada. Based in Paris, the IUGG is one of the 40 natural science and social science unions within the International Science Council. Grew's election comes after decades of leadership within the organization.
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Deepak Nadig, doctoral candidate in computer science and engineering, received a Best In-Session Presentation Award at the 2019 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Conference on Computer Communications. Nadig presented the paper, “An Application-Aware, Predictive and Intelligent Load Balancing Solution for Data-Intensive Science,” in the conference’s Fault Tolerance and Survivability track. The paper was co-authored by Byrav Ramamurthy, professor of computer science and engineering, and David Swanson, director of the Holland Computing Center.