- Jul 2011:
named Distinguished Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers
(ASCE) in honor of his pioneering research, demonstrating the use of high performance
computing in civil engineering practice and for educating the next generation of engineers.
- May 2011:
Ricardo Taborda received the
Mao Yisheng Outstanding Dissertation Award
by the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at
Carnegie Mellon University.
- Sep 2010:
Yoshiaki Hisada receives award from the Research Theses Division of the Architectural
Institute of Japan for his research titled "A Series of Studies on Effective Methods for
Simulating Broadband Strong Ground Motions and Their Applications".
- Feb 2010:
Jacobo Bielak has been
elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE),
recognized for advancing knowledge and methods in earthquake engineering and
in regional-scale seismic motion simulation.
- Oct 2009:
Ricardo Taborda received the Excellence in Civil Engineering Award
by the Civil Engineering Alumni Association
at EAFIT University in Medellin, Colombia.
- May 2009:
named University Professor, the highest distinction faculty can achieve at Carnegie Mellon.
- Dec 2008:
Aysegul Askan received the Best Educator of the Year Award
by the Middle East Technical University.
- Feb 2008:
Ricardo Taborda, Leonardo Ramirez-Guzman and Jacobo Bielak received the
EERI Annual Graphics Competition award.
- Jul 2007
named new director of Intel Research Pittsburgh.
- Dec 2006:
Jacobo Bielak and Dave O'Hallaron are featured in a
Pittsburg Post Gazette article.
- Nov 2006:
A joint team from Carnegie Mellon University
(Tiankai Tu, Jacobo Bielak, Julio Lopez, David O'Hallaron, Leonardo
Ramirez-Guzman, and Ricardo Taborda), University of California at
Davis (Hongfeng Yu and Kwan-Liu Ma), The University of Texas at Austin
(Omar Ghattas) and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (Nathan Stone
and John Urbanic) won the
SC06 HPC Analytics Challenge.
- Nov 2006:
Tiankai Tu's paper "From Mesh Generation to Scientific
Visualization: An End-to-End Approach to Parallel Supercomputing"
was recognized as a
Best Student Paper Finalist at SC'06.
- Dec 2005:
Read about our earthquake modeling work in the
December 27, 2005 LinuxWorld Magazine.
- Apr 2005:
Jacobo Bielak, Omar Ghattas, David O'Hallaron, and Volkan Akcelik
received the 2004-2005
CIT Outstanding Research Award from the Carnegie Mellon School of Engineering.
- May 2004:
David O'Hallaron received the
2004 Herbert A. Simon Award for Teaching Excellence in Computer Science.
- Apr 2004: Jacobo Bielak, Omar Ghattas, David O'Hallaron, and
the PSC were selected as Finalists for the
Computerworld Honors 21st Century Achievement Awards
- Nov 2003:
The Quake Project was awarded the
2003 Gordon Bell Award for Special Achievment. See
CMU SCS article, UPenn article,
- Nov 2003:
The Quake Project was featured in the
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's 2003 Annual Report.
- Jul 2003:
Jonathan Shewchuk received the
2003 Wilkinson Prize for Numerical Software
Triangle: A Two-Dimensional Mesh Generator and
- June 2001:
Parallelized versions of 183.equake,
called 320.equake_m and 321.equake_l were selected
for inclusion in the
SPEC OMPM2001 and OMPL2001 benchmark suites for evaluating shared-memory multiprocessor system performance.
- Jan 2000:
A sequential version of the San Fernando simulation by David
O'Hallaron and Loukas Kallivokas has been accepted for inclusion in
the SPEC CPU2000 benchmark
suite. The benchmark, called 183.equake, is one of 14
floating point programs in CPU2000. SPEC publishes up-to-date performance results
from the major computer manufacturers.
- Feb 1998:
Jonathan Shewchuk was a co-winner (along with X. Zhao) of the CMU
School of Computer Science (SCS) Doctoral Dissertation Award for the
best thesis of 1997. Jonathan presented his thesis research on
"Delaunay Refinement Mesh Generation" February 12, 1998, as part of
the SCS Distinguished Lecture Series.
- Jan 1998:
The members of the Quake project were awarded the
Allen Newell Award for Research Excellence
by the CMU School of Computer Science.