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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

Science 07 Oct 2016 cover

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 »

PASI in Chile, January 2011

From right: Professor Takayuki Aoki (Tokyo Tech), L. Barba, Prof. Wen-Mei Hwu (UIUC), at the Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute "Scientific Computing in the Americas", Chile, January 2011.

From right: Professor Takayuki Aoki (Tokyo Tech), L. Barba, Prof. Wen-Mei Hwu (UIUC), at the Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute "Scientific Computing in the Americas", Chile, January 2011.

Barba named CUDA Fellow

Professor Lorena Barba has been named CUDA Fellow by NVIDIA Corporation

Prof. Barba is among four new CUDA Fellows named by NVIDIA Corporation in advance of this year’s GPU Technology Conference. She joins an elite group of leaders in GPU computing. Each of these individuals has demonstrated a passion and commitment to using CUDA and the power of GPU computing to help solve some of the... Continue »

Barba is Piazza "Innovator of the Week"

Photo by Saana McDaniel, Boston University 2012

The Piazza company blog has chosen Prof. Barba as“Innovator of the Week”, focusing on her long trajectory of using various technologies and pedagogical improvements in her teaching. In her latest experiment, Prof. Barba opened her Piazza class for Computational Fluid Dynamics to guest students and self-learners from around the world, creating an online community around her course.... Continue »