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Anna-Sophia Hirst

Institution/Organization: California State University, Dominguez Hills

Department: Mathematics

Academic Status: Undergraduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply):

Data Analytics and Visualization
Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction
Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra
Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing
Simulations on Emerging Architectures
Surrogate and Reduced-order Modeling
Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification


For quite some time I was interested in statistics related research. I have always enjoyed it as a subject and it seems so easily applicable to just about every facet of research. I was really drawn to the fact that I could combine statistics with any other subject and have a plethora of research topics to look at.

My other great interest is in inverse problems. I have not yet had the chance to do any research in this area yet, but it is probably the thing that I find most interesting right now and have put in significant time trying to better understand it. I would love to be able to hone my skills and do some research with inverse problems in the near future. Unfortunately I have not yet had the opportunity to take any formal classes in inverse problems, but I have studied PDEs, and this spring I will be taking a course in Nonlinear Dynamics.

Non-Work Related Activities: President of the Mathematics Club at California State University, Dominguez Hills Avid Baker