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Thank you for your interest in Sustainable Horizons Institute! A list of our active programs and links to our applications can be found below. If you would like to receive email notifications regarding active applications and other SHI happenings, please consider joining our mailing list.

Webinar Organizing Committee

Sustainable Horizons Institute is delighted to have dedicated individuals to serve on our Webinar Organizing Committee. The committee arranges and conducts a quarterly webinar series as part of the Mentor Protege Newsletter. If you would like to join this committee, email info@shinstitute.org with your name, preferred email address, and institution/organization to get involved.

The Growing Commitment to Sustainability

As our name implies, sustainability is an important mission for SHI. It is indisputable that the need for high quality scientists is continuing to grow. Yet, sadly, the United States is turning out less and less individuals to meet this growing need. This unfortunate loss of talented human capital is known as the leaking STEM… Continue reading

Sarah Cooper

Sarah Cooper received a Bachelors in Biochemistry and Neuroscience from the University of New England in Maine, where she did research in computational chemistry and using motion capture technology. She is now a graduate student the University of Tennessee Knoxville in the Genome Science & Technology program,where she is completing her dissertation research at Oak… Continue reading

Colleen Heinemann

Colleen Heinemann received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Computer Science from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. She now is a PhD student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign studying scientific visualization and its combination with High Performance Computing. In addition, she works for the Data Analytics and Visualization Group at the Lawrence Berkeley… Continue reading

Anna-Sophia Hirst

Anna has earned a B.S. in Mathematics and is currently a graduate student, pursuing a M.S. in Mathematics. She likes learning about various topics in applied mathematics and especially enjoys logic puzzles and riddles. In her free time, Anna is an avid baker and has just recently taught herself how to crochet. Anna is excited… Continue reading

SC17 Early Career Program application deadline approaching!

SC17 Early Career Program – Call for Applications http://sc17.supercomputing.org/submitters/early-career-program/ Important Dates:

February 16, 2017: Applications open

July 31, 2017: Applications close

September 1, 2017: Decision notifications Overview: The ECP helps participants better understand the issues and challenges faced in navigating successful research careers. The SC17 ECP will be held on Monday, November 13. Session topics… Continue reading

Choosing Mentors for Your Advisory Board

Of all the resources professionals have at their disposal, mentors are arguably one of the most helpful. Articles, books, and trial and error can be great teachers when you’re navigating your career, but nothing can replace advice from people who have navigated similar challenges.  But how do we find a mentor? What qualities should… Continue reading

Choosing Mentors for Your Advisory Board, Part 1

Of all the resources professionals have at their disposal, mentors are arguably one of the most helpful. Articles, books, and trial and error can be great teachers when you’re navigating your career, but nothing can replace advice from people who have navigated similar challenges.  But how do we find a mentor? What qualities should… Continue reading

Rafael Zamora-Resendiz

I first got involved with the SRP Program through my college professor, Dr. Xinlian Liu. He was planning to participate in research project at LBNL over the summer, and he invited me to come with to work on the project as well. So far, I am really enjoying my experience! The SRP Program has allowed… Continue reading

Pooja Rao

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Aerospace Engineering department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. My research is focused on numerical heat transfer modeling in the thermal protection system materials during atmospheric reentry of the spacecraft. In the past, I have worked on developing high fidelity numerical algorithms for studying… Continue reading

Apply

Thank you for your interest in Sustainable Horizons Institute! Unfortunately, we do not have any applications open at this time. We will be organizing various programs in the future, so feel free to check back for active applications soon. If you would like to receive email notifications regarding active applications and other SHI happenings, please… Continue reading

Affiliated Faculty and Partners

Sustainable Horizons Institute is grateful to have faculty and professionals from various institutions who support us in upholding our mission and vision. Our work would not be possible without the partnership and support of these individuals. Thank you!

If you are interested in partnering with SHI, please email info@shinstitute.org with your full name and preferred… Continue reading

Partnerships

SHI is very appreciative of the kind individuals and organizations who partner with us and support our programs in a number of ways. More information about our partners and collaborators can be found at the links below. If you are interested in becoming a partner, email info@shinstitute.org with your name, preferred email address, institution/organization, and… Continue reading

Robert Harrison

Dr. Robert Harrison is a Professor and Endowed Director of the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University. Dr. Harrison also serves as the Director of the Computational Sciences Center at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He received his PhD in Organic and Theoretical Chemistry at the University of Cambridge in 1984. Dr. Harrison’s research… Continue reading

Sustainable Research Pathways 2015

The SRP Group at Berkeley Lab.

In 2015, Sustainable Horizons Institute and Lawrence Berkeley National lab partnered together with an innovative idea to increase in the breadth and quality of the Computing Sciences workforce. This idea led to the emergence of a new program: the Sustainable Research Pathways (SRP) program. The SRP Program originated as… Continue reading

Webinar Series Organizing Committee

Sustainable Horizons Institute will be starting a quarterly webinar series which will cover a range of topics designed to be beneficial to participants. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve as members of the Webinar Organizing Committee. As a member of the organizing committee, you will help select topics, schedule speakers, assist with logistics, etc.… Continue reading

Tom Corcoran

I first became involved in the SRP Program when my advisor, Dr. Xinlian Liu, recommended me for the summer research internship at Berkeley lab. So far, my experience at the lab has been great. I feel very fortunate to be able to work on real-world applications of distributed machine learning on supercomputers with the HPC… Continue reading

Dr. Sally Ellingson

Participating in the SRP Program has been a very beneficial experience to me! The SRP matching workshop allowed me the unique opportunity to meet with a number of esteemed researchers at LBNL and understand how their expertise could advance my own research. The best part of the workshop was making several matches and being invited… Continue reading

The Broader Engagement (BE) Program

The Broader Engagement (BE) Program, piloted in 2007 at the Supercomputing (SC) Conference Series, was created as a method to engage populations of people consistently underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

BE participants enjoying a workshop.

Dr. Mary Ann Leung, founder of SHI, felt a strong connection with the mission of BE, and… Continue reading

Sustainable Research Pathways (SRP) Program

In 2015, a partnership between SHI and Berkeley Lab led to the creation of the Sustainable Research Pathways (SRP) program. The goal of SRP is to connect computing sciences faculty and students from underrepresented groups (minorities, women, people with disabilities, smaller colleges & universities) with staff at large institutions, such as Berkeley Lab, in order… Continue reading

Contribute

Help us change the lives of students, faculty, and professionals who participate in the Sustainable Horizons Institute programs and community.

Please make a tax deductible donation one time, or consider becoming a Sustaining Member by making an on-going monthly contribution.

http://shinstitute.org/contribute/

Broader Engagement at SIAM CSE17

A group of BE Participants at Google Fiber Academy.

On February 26th, 2017, Dr. Mary Ann Leung led the Broader Engagement (BE) Program at the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) 2017 Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) conference. This year, more than 50 sponsored and self-supported participants from 30 institutions came together as BE… Continue reading

The Experience of a Lifetime: Broader Engagement at SIAM CSE17

The BE Group at Google Fiber Academy.

On February 26th, 2017, after many months of planning and coordination, more than 50 funded and self-funded individuals came together in Atlanta, Georgia as members of the Broader Engagement (BE) Program at the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics 2017 Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (SIAM CSE17).… Continue reading

Tips for Accomplishing Goals

Here are some tips for meeting your goals:
  • Think about your goals and try to choose 1 or 2 that you might be able to accomplish this summer. 
  • Create some concrete steps and a timeline for completing these steps.

Managing Stress

Here are some tips for managing built up stress from the school year:
  • Consider taking a time management or self-improvement course (usually these are 1 day courses offered by your university or a local library).
  • Remember your mentor or school can often help if you’re feeling overwhelmed! Together, you can you make a plan to… Continue reading

University Programs for High School Students

Here are some tips for getting involved with the younger students interested in STEM:
  • Graduate and undergraduate students can check with their university’s Office of Student Affairs to find out about summer camps or programs held at their school. Often, these programs provide an opportunity for you to mentor high school students interested in STEM… Continue reading

Taking a Summer Course

Here are some tips for managing summer courses:
  • If you’re a graduate student, ask your adviser if they would sponsor you to take a summer course that is related to your field, but perhaps not required for a degree. Or maybe you want to sit in on an undergraduate course to review a particular topic… Continue reading

Internships

Tips for getting the most out of your internship:
  • Participate in planned intern opportunities at your company or lab. If thereare no opportunities for interns, ask your boss if you can take the lead on creating them! These activities are usually fun, but they are also great opportunities to network with your peers. You never… Continue reading

BPDM Workshop

The Broadening Participation in Data Mining Program (BPDM) will hold it’s annual workshop August 12-13, 2017, co-located with ACM SIGKDD 2017 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) in Halifax, Nova Scotia – Canada.

Undergraduates, Graduates, and Postdocs underrepresented in Data Mining are encouraged to apply for travel scholarships by May 15, 2017 at… Continue reading

Fulbright Opportunities in Sustainable Development

The 2018/2019 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for awards in sustainability and sustainable development! Opportunities in sustainable development in the western hemisphere include: (Click on location for more information)

The deadline to complete your application is August 1, 2017.  You can find… Continue reading

Heriberto Acosta-Maestre

Institution/Organization: Nova Southeastern University

Department: College of Engineering and Computing

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction

Interests:

My main research interests lie in the area of analytics, data science, and visualizations. My PhD thesis focuses in the… Continue reading

Travel Support for the PEARC17 Student Program

SUMMARY: TRAVEL SUPPORT for the PEARC17 Student Program Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2017 Deadline to apply: Thu May 25 2017 July 9-13 2017, New Orleans LA USA PEARC17 Studne Program Contact: Alana Romanella (aromanel@vt.edu)

https://form.jotform.com/70113926749157 https://utexas.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b4nhtvGRAjjchOR http://www.pearc.org/student-program http://pearc17.pearc.org/

DETAILS: PEARC17, Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2017, is now… Continue reading

SIAM CSE17 Photos

What an amazing week we had at the SIAM CSE17 conference! Take a look below at some of the wonderful experiences we captured. You can click on each photo for a larger view and you can scroll through the entire gallery by using the arrow buttons on the sides of the large view photos.… Continue reading

NERSC Data and Analytics Internship Projects

Data Dashboard Enhancement

Science/CS domain : Advanced Scientific Computing Research Project description : Supercomputers use distributed file systems that face unique challenges in serving data to tens of thousands of compute nodes. Even operations as simple as calculating the amount of disk space used is a significant challenge. This project develops the NERSC Data Dashboard… Continue reading

ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships

ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships: $15,000

Deadline: Sun., Apr. 30, 2017 http://www.sighpc.org/fellowships

DETAILS:

Do you know of students who are studying data science or computing applications, and who are either women or members of an underrepresented group?

Submissions are open now for the ACM SIGHPC/Intel Computational & Data Science Fellowships.

ACM SIGHPC and… Continue reading

Women in IT Networking as SC (WINS)

Greetings,

The Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) program is now accepting applications for 2017. Quick reference info is listed below and the official Call for Participation (CFP) is attached. Please help spread the word by sharing this information with your contacts and networks.

Access the 2017 WINS application here: https://form.jotform.com/70306201563141 <https://form.jotform.com/70306201563141>… Continue reading

Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

Broadening participation in computing is a core part of Microsoft’s values; accordingly, we are excited to introduce a new initiative, the Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant, that aims to recognize, support, and mentor diverse doctoral students as they complete their dissertation research in computing-related fields.

This grant program is open to doctoral students in their fourth… Continue reading

[CFP] Call for participation: IEEE Workshop on High Performance Big Data Computing

[CFP] Call for participation: IEEE Workshop on High Performance Big Data Computing

Please accept our apologies if you got multiple copies of this CFP.

 

Second IEEE Workshop on High Performance Big Data Computing https://pages.lip6.fr/Tarek.Menouer/WHPBDC17.html

The workshop will be held in conjunction with the IEEE Smart World Congress

http://ieee-smartworld.org/2017/smartworld/

 

August, 4-8, 2017

San Francisco… Continue reading

BE Wrap Up

We will have the BE wrap up dinner at Pittypat’s Porch. The address is 25 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30303. Pittypat’s Porch features traditional southern cuisine. We will be serving 3 different entree choices, multiple side dish choices, and Georgia peach cobbler for dessert. If you would like to… Continue reading

Melissa Abdelbaky

Institution/Organization: Rutgers University

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests:

I am most interested in fostering new opportunities with collaborators in scientific fields that execute complex workflows on emerging architectures. I… Continue reading

Babatunde Adetoro

Institution/Organization: Mountain View College/UT Tyler

Department: Science/Pharmacy

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Identification, Design, and Control Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: Research Healthcare Pharmacy

Maria Barrios Sazo

Institution/Organization: Stony Brook University

Department: Physics and Astronomy

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply):Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Novel Discretizations and Fast Solvers Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Simulations on Emerging Architecture

Interests:

Working towards the understanding of nature and how certain… Continue reading

Ashley Brooks

Institution/Organization: Florida A&M University

Department: Physics

Academic Status: Undergraduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests:

My goal in my academic career is to earn my Ph.D. in physics. I plan on using my disagree to allow me to… Continue reading

Austin Chung

Institution/Organization: Cal Poly Pomona

Department: Engineering

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 Identification, Design, and Control Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Simulations on Emerging Architectures

Interests:

After experience in the research field of biology, I have grown… Continue reading

Samuel Cooper

Institution/Organization: Fayetteville State University

Department: Mathematics and Computer Science

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 Identification, Design, and Control Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: I am interested in computer security, machine learning and artificial intelligence, and computational biology.

Bogdan Czejdo

Institution/Organization: FSU

Department: Math and CS

Academic Status: Faculty

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

Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction

Interests: Machine Learning

Conrad Czejdo

Institution/Organization: UNC

Department: Arts and Sciences

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 Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: Machine learning methods applied to protein folding scoring.

Itzhel Dimas

Institution/Organization: California Polytechnic University Pomona

Department: Computational sciences and Engineering

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

Interests:

I am currently a fifth year Industrial Engineering… Continue reading

Sally Ellingson

Institution/Organization: University of Kentucky

Department: Biomedical Informatics

Academic Status: Researcher

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests:

Sally R. Ellingson, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Informatics division in the College of Medicine at… Continue reading

Halina Garraway

Institution/Organization: Langston University

Department: Mathematics/Engineering Technology

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 Identification, Design, and Control Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: I am very interested in applied mathematics, computer science, software engineering, aeronautical and aerospace engineering,… Continue reading

Alexander Gessinger

Institution/Organization: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Department: computer science

Academic Status: Undergraduate Student

Interests:

Academically, while completing my undergraduate degree I interested in obtaining a wide variety of information related to computing. I plan on taking classes from different elective fields to broaden my own personal knowledge. I am undecided on which elective path I… Continue reading

Diana Gonzalez

Institution/Organization: Oregon State University

Department: Mathematics

Academic Status: Graduate 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

Interests: My research interests lie mostly in approximation methods for solving partial differential equations. In addition, I… Continue reading

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

Interests:

For quite… Continue reading

Xiaoxue Hu

Institution/Organization: Seattle Pacific University

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 Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Simulations on Emerging Architectures

Interests: -Computational math; -Considering graduate work in Applied Math/Computational Sciences

Non-Work Related Activities:

-SoulCare Program: Wesleyan… Continue reading

James Inscoe

Institution/Organization: Fayetteville State University

Department: Department of Math and Computer Science

Academic Status: Undergraduate Student

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

Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: Problem solving in general, in computer-electronics in specific.

Non-Work Related Activities: AWANA leader, Family Promise church coordinator

Latifa Jackson

Institution/Organization: Howard University

Department: Human Genome Center

Academic Status: Postdoctoral Fellow

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

Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction

Interests:

I have academic training in biomedical science systems biology related to human disease genomics and human evolutionary genetics training as well as a… Continue reading

Jiahua Jiang

Institution/Organization: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Department: Computational Science and Engineering

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Surrogate and Reduced-order Modeling Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification

Interests: Reduced Order Modeling, Uncertainty Quantification, Multi-grid method

Non-Work Related Activities: … Continue reading

Shokoufeh Mirzaei

Institution/Organization: Cal Poly Pomona

Department: Industrial and Manufacturing Department

Academic Status: Faculty

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

Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra Simulations on Emerging Architectures Surrogate and Reduced-order Modeling Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification

Interests: Application of machine learning in Computational Biology for identifying native-like protein… Continue reading

Ovais Khan

Institution/Organization: Tuskegee University

Department: Aerospace Engineering

Academic Status: Faculty

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests:

High-fidelity computational analysis of fluid dynamic problems of supersonic and hypersonic flow regimes. I have significant experience of conducting extensive research… Continue reading

Amir Kucharski

Institution/Organization: University of Kentucky

Department: Chemistry

Academic Status: Undergraduate Student

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

Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations

Interests: Medical biophysics, protein engineering, protein folding, nuclear medicine, math and physics as applied to biology.

 

Diana Lee

Institution/Organization: San Diego State University

Department: Computational Science

Academic Status: Graduate Student

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

Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests:

I am interested in the computational science regarding Bacteriophages (viruses that prey upon bacteria), with interests ranging… Continue reading

Blake Lohn-Wiley

Institution/Organization: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Department: Bioinformatics

Academic Status: Researcher

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

Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Identification, Design, and Control Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Novel Discretizations and Fast Solvers Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Simulations on Emerging Architectures… Continue reading

Juan Melendez-Alvarez

Institution/Organization: Arizona State University

Department: School of Human Evolution and Social Change

Academic Status: Graduate 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

Interests: My research interests are in the area of mathematical modeling… Continue reading

Whitney Mgbara

Institution/Organization: Arizona State University

Department: School of Human Evolution and Social Change

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 Identification, Design, and Control Surrogate and Reduced-order Modeling Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification

Interests:

Throughout my time at Arizona State… Continue reading

Aishat Motolani

Institution/Organization: Albany State University

Department: Natural and Forensic Science

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 Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification

Interests:

I am interested in Cell and molecular biology research and Biotechnology. I… Continue reading

Laura Nivens

Institution/Organization: Kansas Wesleyan University

Department: Department of Computer Studies

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

Interests: data analytics data visualization machine learning

Non-Work Related Activities: Kansas Wesleyan Philharmonic Choir Kansas Wesleyan String Orchestra Kansas Wesleyan Pep Band… Continue reading

Stacy Petersen

Institution/Organization: The MITRE Corporation

Department: Human Language Technology

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests:

Academic: I am currently working only my Ph.D. dissertation in Theoretical Linguistics concerning duration cues in diphthong… Continue reading

Minu Pilvankar

Institution/Organization: Oklahoma State University

Department: Chemical Engineering

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification

Interests:

-Intersection of chemical engineering, computational science and engineering, applied mathematics, biomedical science, and pharmaceutical science. – Developing computational models… Continue reading

Javier Rojas

Institution/Organization: St. Thomas University

Department: School of Science, Technology & Engineering Management

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: Applied Mathematics Computer Science Big Data Analytics Data Mining Machine Learning

 

Kathryn Rouse

Institution/Organization: Wake Forest University

Department: Computer Science

Academic Status: Graduate 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

Interests:

My current research seeks to discover fast matrix multiplication algorithms by finding low rank decompositions… Continue reading

Wendi Sapp

Institution/Organization: University of South Dakota

Department: Chemistry

Academic Status: Graduate Student

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

Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests:

My research interests have been varied over the time that I have been an active researcher. I first… Continue reading

Choah Shin

Institution/Organization: Oregon State University

Department: Mathematics

Academic Status: Graduate Student

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

Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Surrogate and Reduced-order Modeling

Interests:

My research interest is in developing and analyzing the mathematical and computational… Continue reading

Nitin Sukhija

Institution/Organization: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Department: Computer Science

Academic Status: Faculty

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

Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Simulations on Emerging Architectures Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification

Interests:

High performance computing, dynamic load balancing, performance and energy… Continue reading

Samar Swaid

Institution/Organization: Philander Smith College

Department: Computer Science

Academic Status: Faculty

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Identification, Design, and Control Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: Human-Computer Interaction User Experience Website quality Mobile app usability e-commerce Information quality

Non-Work Related Activities: Academic activities: Mentoring students… Continue reading

Minsoo Thigpen

Institution/Organization: Brown University | Rhode Island School of Design

Department: RISD STEAM

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 Identification, Design, and Control

Interests:

I am interested in the intersection of art/science/math – and seek to find meaning… Continue reading

Pablo Trefftz Posada

Institution/Organization: University of Washington

Department: Aeronautics & Astronautics

Academic Status: Graduate Student

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

Data Analytics and Visualization Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Novel Discretizations and Fast Solvers Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing Simulations on Emerging Architectures

Interests:

My interests are in using supercomputers to run… Continue reading

Svetla Walsh

Institution/Organization: United States Naval Academy

Department: Student

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 Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification

Interests:

As an information technology major at the United States Naval Academy… Continue reading

Marquita Watkins

Institution/Organization: Jackson State University

Department: Chemistry

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations Surrogate and Reduced-order Modeling Verification, Validation, Uncertainty Quantification

Interests:

My research interests include using computational chemistry and QSAR/QSPR techniques to study organic pollutants and the… Continue reading

Chrys Watson Ross

Institution/Organization: University of New Mexico

Department: Computer Science

Academic Status: Graduate Student

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data Analytics and Visualization Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Identification, Design, and Control Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing

Interests: Long term dynamics of complex systems, cascading events, and swarm (group) behavior.… Continue reading

Lukas WinklerPrins

Institution: Brown University

Department: N/A

Academic Status: Professional

What conference theme areas are you interested in (check all that apply): Data-Driven Modeling and Prediction Numerical Linear/Multilinear Algebra Simulations on Emerging Architectures

Interests: Social simulation, granular fluid flows & traffic modeling, emergent behavior.

Non-Work Related Activities: Conceptual art & surfing.

Guided Affinity Group: Johann Rudi – Inverse Problems Meet Big Data

Institution/Organization: The University of Texas at Austin

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

  • Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations;
  • Novel Discretizations and Fast Solvers;
  • Scientific Software and High-Performance Computing;
  • Simulations on Emerging Architectures

 

Conference Themes for Guided Activities:

  • Multiphysics and Multiscale Computations;
  • Novel Discretizations and Fast Solvers;
  • Scientific… Continue reading

Student Opportunities Lab – Speed Meetings

Monday, February 27, 2017

10:15 AM – 11:55 AM

Location: Rooms 406/407

Trying to decide between a MS and a PhD? Looking for tips for your first technical interview? Stop by the Student Opportunities Lab (SOL) to learn about these and other professional development opportunities during the SOL “speed meetings”. Student Opportunities Lab mentors will… Continue reading

STEAM in Action: Social Modeling through Game Design

Monday, February 27, 2017

4:35 pm – 6:15 pm

Location: Rooms 406/407

What happens when we convene sciences and arts in the same space? How can we strive to apply our wealth of specialized knowledge in creative and new contexts? Join Minsoo Thigpen (RISD/Brown ‘18) + Lukas WinklerPrins (Brown ‘15) for an interactive workshop where… Continue reading

Science Rock Star Dress Rehersal

Monday, February 27, 2017

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Location: Room 406/407

This event will provide an opportunity for BE minisymposium and miniposterium presenters to talk in front of an audience and received feedback about their research topics. Will include networking and food in Rooms 404/405 (invitation only for this portion). Presentation tips will… Continue reading

GPU Accelerated Computing

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

9:10 am – 10:50 am

Location: Room 207

**Preregistration is REQUIRED for this workshop.**

This hands-on session will provide a brief introduction to GPU programming, and will provide access to Titan, the second fastest supercomputer in the world (TOP500 November 2015 list). The workshop will cover the basics of OpenACC programming… Continue reading

Jetstream: A Hands on Tutorial

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

1:30 pm – 3:10 pm

Location: Room 207

Jetstream is the first of its kind production cloud resource intended to support science and engineering research. As part of XSEDE, the goal is to aid researchers across the United States that need modest amounts of interactive computing power. Part of the goal… Continue reading

Pathways to Success Workshop

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

9:10 AM – 10:50 AM

Location: Rooms 406/407

This workshop offers participants insights and concrete approaches for navigating pathways to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career success. Incorporating individual reflection, drawing, and discussion, the workshop helps participants develop fundamental representations of pathways through academia and towards fulfilling their aspirations in… Continue reading

Paving the Road Ahead

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

1:30 pm – 3:10 pm

Location: Rooms 406/407

Complementary to Pathways to Success, Paving the Road Ahead is a workshop that takes the Pathways concept one step further — to the future! Centering on the concept of the journey of lifelong learning, this workshop will help you identify why goals alone… Continue reading

Google Fiber Academy Field Trip & Lunch

Thursday, March 2, 2017

12:45 pm – 4:00 pm

**Preregistration is REQUIRED for this event, if interested send an contact us.**

The Google Fiber Academy field trip will be a chance for participants to learn about Google Fiber and to explore the Google facility in Atlanta. During the visit, Google staff will present information… Continue reading

Open Source Data Collection and Visualization

Friday, March 3, 2017

11:20 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Room 207

**Preregistration is REQUIRED for this event**

As computational system grow there becomes a greater desire to increase their efficiency.  Gone are the days where just adding a few computers in a pool of resources and doing science, now these pools consume multi-megawatts… Continue reading