Christine Wiersma

Institution/Organization: Iowa State University.

Department: Mathematics.

Academic Status: Graduate Student.

What conference theme areas are you interested in:

Computational science and machine learning;
Statistical modeling, methods, and computation;
High performance software: packages and design;
Data science, analytics, and visualization;
Applications in science, engineering, and industry;
Biological and biomedical computations;
Numerical optimization: methods and applications;
Emerging trends in CS&E education and training.


My interests are in numerical analysis and its applications in engineering and physics. My research is in finite element methods, specifically discontinuous Galerkin methods with applications in plasma flow and gas flow.

Non-Work Related Activities/Interests: 

Outside work I enjoy being active by hiking, kayaking, and doing yoga. I also enjoy reading classic literature and baking.