Lorena A. Barba group


group photo

Group photo at the "High-performance Computing and Emerging Architectures" IMA workshop (Jan. 2011).

Past events in 2011


Past events in 2012

  • Jan. 9–13: ICERM Topical Workshop: “Synchronization-reducing and communication-reducing algorithms and programming models for large-scale simulations”, Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics, Brown University, Providence, RI (L Barba, plenary speaker).
  • Feb. 4–5: InPar’12, Innovative Parallel Computing Conference, in-person Papers Committee meeting, Alexandria, VA (L Barbe, papers co-chair)
  • March 1: BU CEIT 4th Annual Instructional Innovation Conference, L Barba presents her Bio-aerial Locomotion class, with a talk titled “Digital Pedagogy in Three Parts: Screencasting, Course Blog, Remote Guests”. Boston University // See News article on our website // Watch the screencast of this presentation on You Tube
  • Mar. 27-28: Blue Waters site visit at NCSA Illinois (L Barba, panelist).
  • Apr. 21: New England Numerical Analysis Day, University of Massachusetts at Amherst — L Barba, invited speaker.
  • April 28–30: Workshop “Scalable Hierarchical Algorithms for Extreme Computing”, King-Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi-Arabia — L Barba, organizing committee member.
  • May 6: PhD student Simon Layton starting an internship at NVIDIA DevTech, Santa Clara, CA.
  • May 13–14: Innovative Parallel Computing, InPar’12, San Jose, CA — L Barba, papers co-chair with John Owens, UC Davis.
  • May 14–17: GPU Technology Conference, San Jose, CA — Simon Layton, speaker: “Classical algebraic multigrid for CFD with CUDA.”
  • May 21–25: Parallel CFD 2012, Atlanta, GA — L Barba, member of the International Scientific Advisory; Anush Krishnan, speaker: “Aerodynamics of flying snakes using an immersed boundary method.”
  • Jun. 25–26: CyberBridges: Developing the Next Generation of Cyberinfrastructure Faculty for Computational and Data-enabled Science and Engineering, Arlington, VA.
  • July 8–13: 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, WCCM, São Paulo, Brazil. Minisymposium: “Applications and methods of GPU, manycore and heterogeneous systems” — L Barba, co-organizer with Takayuki Aoki, Tokyo Institute of Technology // Minisymposium abstract
  • July 25-28: The Society for Mathematical Biology Annual Meeting and Conference, Knoxville, TN. Minisymposium on “Electrostatics: Numerical algorithms and biological applications”, organized by Yongcheng Zhou(Colorado State University) and Weihua Geng (University of Alabama) — L Barba, invited speaker.
  • Sept. 1: Arrival of our new graduate students: Olivier Mesnard & Jonathan Parham. Welcome!
  • Sept. 14: Massachusetts Green High-Performance Computing Center (MGHPCC) Research Seed Fund Workshop, Boston University Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science and Engineering
  • Oct. 4–5: XI Jornadas de Mecánica Computacional (the annual conference of the Chilean Society of Computational Mechanics), Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Valparaíso, Chile — L Barba, plenary speaker.
  • Oct. 14–17: National Academy of Engineering 2012 Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium, Irvine, CA — L Barba, invited presenter.
  • Dec. 10–14: ICERM Topical Workshop “Reproducibility in Computational and Experimental Mathematics”, organized by David H. Bailey, Jon Borwein, Randy LeVeque, Bill Rider, William Stein & Victoria Stodden — L Barba, speaker.