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BE Organizing Committee

BE Organizing Committee

We are delighted to have the help of a distinguished volunteer committee of leaders in the community who help organize, recruit, and advise Sustainable Horizons Institute’s programs.

Mubarack Ahmed

Mubarack Ahmed

I am a final year PhD candidate at the University of Nottingham (UoN), UK; and a staff of Garden City University College in Ghana. I specialise in wave chaos and modelling wave propagations in complex structures. In particular I model the propagation of microwaves in both wired and wireless communication networks through the… Continue reading

Henry Boateng

Henry Boateng

I’m at Assistant Professor of Mathematics at San Francisco State University. My research work is at the intersection of the physical sciences and computational mathematics. These include development of fast treecode algorithms for N-body interactions in condensed matter physics, kinetic Monte Carlo methods for crystal growth and particle-in-cell methods for plasma dynamics.

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Xi “Bill” Chen

Xi “Bill” Chen

I have worked as a student volunteer for the SuperComputing conference. I also organized and taught workshops and tutorials for Nividia deep learning Institute. I would love to contribute to the community with my unique educational and industrial experience. I have been attended several SIAM conferences during my Ph.D. career, which benefited… Continue reading

Sally Ellingson

Dr. Sally R. Ellingson, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Biomedical Informatics, College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky (UK) where she leads the High-Performance Computing (HPC) initiatives at the Cancer Research Informatics (CRI) shared resource facility at the Markey Cancer Center and just this March became a new KL2… Continue reading

Malena Espanol

Dr. Malena I. Espanol earned her B.S. in mathematics from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and M.S. and Ph.D. in mathematics from Tufts University. After graduation, Dr. Espanol was a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology. In 2012, she started a faculty position at The University of Akron where she stayed until… Continue reading

Rebecca Hartman-Baker

Rebecca Hartman-Baker

Rebecca Hartman-Baker leads the User Engagement Group at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She is a computational scientist with expertise in the development of scalable parallel algorithms. Her career has taken her to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where she worked on the R&D100-award winning team developing… Continue reading

Christine Harvey

Christine Harvey is a Modeling and Simulation Engineer at the MITRE Corporation where she specializes in data analysis and High Performance Computing in Simulation.  Her research interests include HPC in simulation, Agent Based Modeling, and Big Data Analysis particularity in the field of Healthcare.  She completed her Masters in Computational Science from The Richard Stockton… Continue reading

Isabelle Kemajou-Brown

Isabelle Kemajou-Brown

Associate Professor in Mathematics and Actuarial Science at Morgan State University. My research interests are in Applied Mathematics, Stochastic Modeling and Computational Statistics. Some applications include financial assets and transportation networks. B.S. and M.S. both in Mathematics at the University of Yaounde 1; Obtained a one year graduate level diploma in Applied Mathematical… Continue reading

Changho Kim

Changho Kim

Changho Kim is Assistant Professor of the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of California, Merced. He is interested in the development of stochastic computational models and algorithms that enable efficient and accurate multi-scale simulations for realistic applications arising at the interface of physics, chemistry, and biology. With enhanced predictive power of… Continue reading

Alina Lazar

Alina Lazar

Alina Lazar is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at Youngstown State University and an affiliate faculty in the Scientific Data Management Research Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Her research interests are machine learning and data science. Lately, she has been working on applying machine learning algorithms… Continue reading

Mary Ann Leung

Mary Ann Leung

Dr. Leung is a nationally acclaimed leader in the design and implementation of innovative programs aimed at developing the next generation of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) leaders. As an accomplished scientist, Mary Ann honors and treasures the process of scientific discovery. As the director of major STEM-focused educational programs, Dr.… Continue reading

Aimee E. Maurais

Aimee E. Maurais

I participated in the CSE19 BE program and it was exactly the extra “nudge” I needed to inspire me to pursue a research career. I felt very welcomed in the CSE community and was inspired by the many women I met who were leading successful research careers and by the large range… Continue reading

Sarhan Musa

Sarhan Musa

Sarhan M. Musa is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Prairie View A&M University and a senior member of the IEEE. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the City University of New York. He is the founder and director of Prairie View Networking Academy (PVNA), Texas. Prof. Musa… Continue reading

Kyle Niemeyer

Kyle Niemeyer is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University. His research looks at modeling and simulation of reacting fluid flows, with applications in combustion, fire, and aerospace systems. He teaches courses on numerical methods, gas dynamics, thermodynamics, and software development. Kyle is… Continue reading

Sreeranjani Ramprakash

Sreeranjani Ramprakash

Sreeranjani (Jini) Ramprakash is the Deputy Division Director at Argonne National Laboratory’s Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF). She manages the operating activities of the division as it relates to ALCF’s supercomputers, and promotes ALCF’s technical and scientific research objectives with Department of Energy sponsors. In her previous role at the ALCF, Jini led the… Continue reading

Damian Rouson

Damian Rouson

Damian Rouson is a mechanical engineer with extensive experience in software design and development for multi-physics modeling, including classical, quantum, and magnetohydrodynamic turbulence and multiphase flow. He co-authored the textbook Scientific Software Design: The Object-Oriented Way (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and has been contracted to teach related courses at supercomputer centers and universities in the… Continue reading

Nitin Sukhija

Dr. Nitin Sukhija received his BS degree (with honors) in Computer Science Engineering from Institute of Technology and Management, India (2002), Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management from Symbiosis, India (2005), MBA degree in Information Systems from San Diego State University (2009), and MS degree in Computer Science majoring in Computing from National University, San… Continue reading

Verónica G. Vergara Larrea

Verónica G. Vergara Larrea is originally from Quito, Ecuador. She obtained her bachelor of arts degree in Mathematics/Physics at Reed College and her masters of science degree in Computational Science at Florida State University. Veronica has been involved in high performance computing since 2010, when she first attended the SC conference as a Student Volunteer,… Continue reading