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. AI assisted knowledge construction and problem solving. Effects of system perturbations on resilience and output. Collective narrative dynamics. Education in games. Computational Anthropology and Political Science.

Non-Work Related Activities: Service: Social Media Director, Albuquerque Council on Foreign Relations Aug 2016- present Evaluation Judge, New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge, Albuquerque, NM. Feb 13, 2016 NSSP (National Security Studies Program): Graduate Research Associate, advising undergraduate historical researchers. Apr 2013- Apr 2014 Presentation at UNM 2014 Shared Knowledge Conference. US Policy and Strategy (POLS 340) teaching assistant (volunteer). Fall 2013 NASA Proposal Reviewer: Global Climate Change Education grant proposals. Aug 2009 – Jun 2010 Abt Associates, Cambridge, MA: Educational Research Assessor & Observer. Sep 2006 – May 2008

Professional Activities: Member: ACM, CRA, SWE. Past: IEEE, CSTA, AGU 2016 Graduate Workshop, CRA-W (Computing Research Association- Women), 2016 San Diego, CA NSSP (National Security Studies Program): Symposiums: 2010, 2011, 2014, 2016. Kazakhstan cultural immersion program: Almaty and Astana, Kazakhstan, July 2010. 16th Annual NIH (National Institutes of Health) SBIR/STTR Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 2014. Tracer Fire (Forensic Incident Response Exercise)- computer security: February 2012 @Santa Fe, NM: System Forensics Track. April 2012: @University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM. Project GUTS Summer Teacher’s Institute, NM Supercomputing Challenge, July 2009. Origins Game Fair (and War College, post 2006) -application of games to system exploration, problem solving, analysis and education: 1987, 1994, 2006, 2009-2013.