Research News

  • National Science Foundation Grant to fund supercomputer network
    Meharry Medical College’s School of Applied Computational Sciences (SACS) has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant award in the amount of $671,411 to create a high-performance computing network with two supercomputers.
  • SACS names department chairs and new faculty
    Dean Fortune Mhlanga announces department chairs, faculty, enrollment management staff, and research faculty and staff for the School of Applied Computational Sciences. Dr. Qingguo Wang is chair of the Computer Science and Data Science Department. He began his tenure at Meharry Medical College in January 2021 and also holds the role of professor, computer science…
  • SACS Research and Development team hits major milestone with data refresh
    SACS Research and Development recently hit a major milestone in its support of the Clinical and Translational Research Center’s data refreshes for the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network (PCORnet).
  • SACS supercomputer to power research and education across Meharry
    With the supercomputer addition to the data resources of the School of Applied Computational Sciences, Meharry Medical College is positioned to take a giant step forward in improving clinical care, innovative research and health care education.
  • Meharry welcomes first cohort in history for School of Applied Computational Sciences
    The faculty and staff of the School of Applied Computational Sciences is thrilled to welcome Meharry’s first cohort in the School’s history. They began their first course—Computer Programming Foundations for Data Science—on Aug. 5. “We have spent months looking forward to this moment and we are so excited to have these students enrolled,” says Fortune…