Lorena A. Barba group


Computational Fluid Dynamics

Algorithms Fluid Mechanics


CFD Immersed Boundary Methods

Biomolecular Physics

GPU Computing

Announcing "Practical Numerical Methods with Python" MOOC

As announced at SciPy 2014 (July 8), I will be teaching a numerical methods course at GW this Fall semester that will be connected with three other courses around the world, and also with an independent MOOC titled "Practical Numerical Methods with Python." This is a collaboration between myself, GW's Academic Technologies and the office... Continue »

Why I push for Python


My colleagues are puzzled by my relentless push of Python as the language to teach programming to our undergraduates. They look at me funny, each time that the subject comes up and I can't help vehemently insisting "Python!" It's natural to be skeptical of someone championing a programming language; we've all seen the language wars... Continue »