Today, researchers in every discipline, including the social sciences and humanities, need the power of modern high-performance computing to push the boundaries of their fields. That’s where Stony Brook’s Institute for Advanced Computational Science (IACS) comes in. IACS spans the University, sharing resources and forging cross-disciplinary connections to facilitate the big data crunches that modern researchers require.
A new approach to combating Alzheimer’s Disease will be pioneered by Donghui Zhu, Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Engineering-Driven Medicine, aided by a $3.5 million research grant from the National Institutes of Health.
With more than 30 years of experience in Health Professions Education, Stacy Jaffee Gropack, PhD, has been named Dean of the School of Health Technology and Management. She previously held the position of Dean of the School of Health Professions at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY.
Dr. Gang He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Technology and Society. Dr. He’s work focuses on energy modeling, energy economics, energy and climate policy, energy and environment, domestic coal and power sectors and their key role in both the global energy supply and in international climate policy framework. Dr. He also studies other interdisciplinary aspects of global climate change and the development of lower-carbon energy sources. He received his PhD in energy and resources from University of California at Berkeley. He also holds an MA in climate and society from Columbia University, and a BS in Geography from Peking University.