Lorena A. Barba group


Honorable Mention in the Open Education Awards for Excellence

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Prof. Lorena Barba was nominated and received an Honorable Mention in the Open Education Awards for Excellence of the Open Education Consortium. She was among four internationally recognized educators honored, in tribute of their achievements and contributions publishing a significant body of open educational resources and demonstrating innovative open education practices. The Open Education Consortium is... Continue »

Barba for SIAM CSE Vice-Chair

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Activity Group in Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) is electing new officers for 2017–2018. Prof. Lorena A. Barba was nominated for the position of Vice-Chair. Here are Barba's election statement and SIAM biography. Members of SIAG/CSE received voting instructions via email on Oct. 31. Voting is open until Dec. 2,... Continue »

The hard road to reproducibility

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by Lorena A. Barba Science 07 Oct 2016: Vol. 354, Issue 6308, pp. 142 DOI: 10.1126/science.354.6308.142 Early in my Ph.D. studies, my supervisor assigned me the task of running computer code written by a previous student who was graduated and gone. It was hell. I had to sort through many different versions of the code,... Continue »

Reproducible and replicable CFD: it's harder than you think

Choosing an incorrect boundary condition with IBAMR resulted in spurious blockage of vortices at the outlet. Thanks to the support received in the code users' forum, this and other problems were resolved and we succeeded in replicating previous findings.

Reproducible and replicable CFD: it's harder than you think. Submitted: 13 May 2016. Preprint arXiv:1605.04339 Accepted: 13 Oct. 2016, Computing in Science and Engineering. Overview We do our best to accomplish reproducible research and have for years worked to improve our practices to achieve this goal. Barba made a pledge in 2012, the “Reproducibility PI Manifesto,” according... Continue »

Barba group student news


Barba group students have been awarded fantastic opportunities this year! Tingyu Wang was selected to participate in the International High-Performance Computing Summer School in Slovenia (June 26 to July 1). This will be the seventh instance of this international summer school, a collaboration of the National Science Foundation XSEDE program, the European PRACE program, Calcul Canada and... Continue »