President Stanley, Judith Greiman and student leaders met with top lawmakers and advisors in Washington, DC, to discuss timely topics including science and security, higher education and funding for science research.
One of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science core faculty members from SoMAS — Marat Khairoutdinov — has created a global cloud-resolving model that was favorably compared to other models in an international effort known as the DYAMOND project, used to assess the current state of the art in global cloud-resolving simulations.
It would be easy to discuss the impact of the Robert A. Schwartz Computer Science Scholarship in financial terms. After all, the difference that Bob Schwartz ’75 and his wife, Ellen Brown, make for scholarship recipients in Stony Brook University’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences is very tangible.
An accomplished clinician, educator and scientist, Dr. Palekar is an expert in the treatment and research of Alzheimer's, cognitive and mood disorders in the geriatric population. He has been a collaborator on several NIH-funded clinical studies in adult and geriatric psychiatry and has presented his research at both national and international conferences. His current research focus is on using biomarkers to study treatment response in cognitive impairment and mood disorders in the elderly.