$16 Million For Computational Center of Excellence


The University of Utah has been named a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) multidisciplinary center of excellence in the emerging field of predictive science. This $16 million effort is funded by NNSA’s Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program II (PSAAP II).

Led by U engineering faculty members Phil Smith, Martin Berzins and David W. Pershing, U of U President, the U’s multidisciplinary simulation center will focus on “The Uncertainty Quantification-Predictive Multidisciplinary Simulation Center for High Efficiency Electric Power Generation with Carbon Capture.”

Read the NNSA press release here: http://nnsa.energy.gov/mediaroom/pressreleases/psaap062713

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