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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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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

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… 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

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

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