Events in 2019
- Jan. 22–23: SC19 planning committee meeting, San Antonio, TX — L Barba, Reproducibility Chair for SC19
- Feb. 11: PhD student Olivier Mesnard's dissertation proposal
- Mar. 29: Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering Department Seminar, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL — L Barba, invited speaker // announcement
- Apr. 12–13: Fluid Dynamics Software Infrastructure (FDSI), 2nd community workshop, University of Colorado Boulder — L Barba, invited participant
- May 3–4: "Hybrid to online with Jupyter-first course development," a workshop by Prof. L. Barba, University at Buffalo
- May 6–7: Report Briefing for the National Academies study committee on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science, Washington, DC — L Barba, committee member and presenter
- May 24: PhD student Natalia Clementi's dissertation proposal
- May 25: Invited Symposium: Overview of the National Academies Report on Reproducibility and Replicability in Science and Engineering with a Focus on How the Conclusions and Recommendations Relate to Research and Reporting in Psychological Science, APS Annual Convention (American Psychological Society), Washington, DC — L Barba, invited panelist // session description
- May 28: Prof. Barba will be giving the Annual Tutte Lecture, Tutte Institute for Mathematics and Computing, Ottawa, Canada, and also a public lecture at the Shopify headquarters, titled "One step forward, two steps back: the frustration of diversity efforts in STEM" // TIMC events
- June 3–6: SC19 Technical Program Committee in-person meeting, Atlanta, GA — L Barba, Reproducibility Chair for SC19
- July 6–12: SciPy 2019 Conference, Austin, TX — L Barba and Tingyu Wang, tutorial presenters, "Land on vector spaces: Practical linear algebra with Python."
- July 12–14: PyData London Conference — L Barba, keynote speaker: "One step forward, two steps back: the frustration of Diversity efforts in STEM" // Slides // Video
- Sep. 10: Transparency, Reproducibility, and Credibility: A Research Symposium, the World Bank — L Barba, invited panelist // Agenda PDF
- Sep. 10–11: The Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS) in-person meeting of the Associate Editors-in-Chief, Washington, DC — L Barba, hosting and participating
- Sep. 11–13: Research Transparency and Reproducibility Training, by the Berkeley Initiative in Transparency for the Social Sciences (BITSS), at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC — L Barba, invited speaker
- Sep. 24: Public Symposium: Reproducibility and Replicability in Science, National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Washington, DC — L Barba, moderator for the panel "Reproducibility: Bridging the Gap between Funders and Providers of Needed Services for Computational Reproducibility" // Register for this event // Agenda PDF
- Oct. 10–12: Dr. Christopher Cooper visiting the lab, from Chile.
- Oct. 31: L Barba is meeting with 50 women leaders in STEM from around the world as part of the program “Hidden No More: Empowering Women Leaders in STEM,” of the International Visitor Leadership Program of the US Department of State, US Institute of Peace, Washington DC.
- Nov. 1–3: 2019 NumFOCUS Summit, Microsoft Headquarters in NYC — L Barba, member of the Board of Directors
- Nov. 15–16: Rich Context Workshop, to build a scientific basis for the empirical foundations of data science in government. The National Press Club, Washington DC — L Barba, invited participant
- Nov. 17–22: SC19, The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis, Denver, CO — L Barba, Reproducibility Chair
- Dec. 9–10: Fall 2019 meeting of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), presenting our collaboration with the GW Libraries: "Python Camp: Meeting the Demand for Computational Skills Through Open Technology and Reusable Curriculum"—L Barba with Megan Potterbusch, Laura Wrubel and Hannah Sommers // abstract on Sched // slides on OSF
Events in 2020
- Jan. 1: Prof. Barba begins a one-year term as Interim Editor-in-Chief of Computing in Science and Engineering, a technical magazine of the IEEE Computer Society.
- Mar. 17: PhD student Tingyu Wang's dissertation proposal (online)—passed with flying colors!
- Mar. 24: Prof. Barba gave lecture on Reproducibility and Replicability for the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) course by the GW Office of the Vice President for Research (online).
- Mar. 25–27: Computing for Teaching and Learning: A Workshop for Faculty—L Barba, organizer POSTPONED
- May 1: MolSSSI Science and Software Advisory Board Meeting (online)—L Barba, board member
- May 11–13: International Conference in Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, ParCFD, Nice, France—L Barba, presenter CANCELED
- June 3–5: International Conference in Computational Science, ICCS 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands—L Barba, keynote speaker CANCELED
- June 8–11: Prof. Barba visiting Simula Research Laboratory, Norway POSTPONED
- June 22: 10-year Reproducibility Challenge workshop, Bordeaux, France—L Barba, keynote speaker CANCELLED
- July 14: ExCALIBUR workshop (online)—L Barba, invited speaker: "ExaFMM - 10+ years, 7 re-writes. The tortuous progress of computational research" // slides on Figshare // talk video on YouTube
- Aug. 12–14: IEEE Panel of Editors (online)—L Barba participating as CiSE EiC
- Oct. 5–17: JupyterCon 2020 Online—L Barba, General Chair
- Oct. 28: PhD student Pi-Yueh Chuang's dissertation proposal (online)—passed with flying colors!
- Oct. 29–30: MolSSSI Science and Software Advisory Board Meeting (online)—L Barba, board member
- Nov. 17: SC20, The International Conference for Higg-Performance Computing, Network, Storage and Analysis (online)—invited talk by L Barba // slides on Figshare // video on YouTube
- Nov. 24: 73rd Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD); panel on Underrepresented Minorities in Research (online)—L Barba, invited panelist
- Dec. 3: Computing Insights UK 2020 (online)—L Barba, invited speaker
- Dec. 11: Open Science and Reproducibility webinar, IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors—L Barba, member of the Computer Society Ad-Hoc Committee on Open Science and Reproducibility
- Dec. 14: Panel Debate: Solving the Reproducibility Crisis in the Digital Era, with Hanne Kjöller (journalist), Lorena Barba, the European Commission Open Science Unit, and Members of the Swedish Parliament (streamed live) // video on youTube
Featured on Twitter
Excited to be presenting our new material, “Land on vector spaces: Practical linear algebra with Python” #SciPy2019 https://t.co/9irItqLJTR
— Lorena Barba (@LorenaABarba) March 30, 2019
#Reproducibility and Replicability in Science, @theNASEM Public Release Webinar—May 7, 1PM—Register: https://t.co/XlEz4zG65i pic.twitter.com/8EcqgA1AYS
— Lorena Barba (@LorenaABarba) April 29, 2019
It is all about transforming how we teach STEM, and the killer app for that is Jupyter @ProjectJupyter, a new genre of open educational resource, says the great professor @LorenaABarba in a workshop today at the University at Buffalo, @UBuffalo pic.twitter.com/kF9roLJ6fd
— Mikel Amigot (@amigot) May 3, 2019
On May 28, the Tutte institute and @Shopify will welcome Dr. @LorenaABarba at Shopify’s headquarters.
From 5:30 to 6:30 pm, come learn more about the frustration of diversity efforts in STEM.
No registration required. https://t.co/fZHDH7uu5G pic.twitter.com/v4r8BitecS
— Communications Security Establishment (CSE) (@cse_cst) May 24, 2019
The March/April issue of @cisemag is out—this is the first issue that I managed as Editor-in-Chief, and the theme is "Software and Data Citation." Thank you to the Guest Editors! @danielskatz @npch Tim Clark @mfenner @memartone 🙏 pic.twitter.com/Q5DAA875Y7
— Lorena Barba @email@example.com (@LorenaABarba) February 29, 2020
#Barbagroup News—@tingyu66 presented his dissertation proposal, and it was the first time a @gwengineering student did so on video conferencing 👏 pic.twitter.com/FrMn9c4uZe
— Lorena Barba @firstname.lastname@example.org (@LorenaABarba) March 18, 2020
Just published: "JupyterCon Online: more than a conference" #JupyterCon2020 https://t.co/dI6KUXQPW5
— Lorena Barba (@LorenaABarba) June 29, 2020
I am proud to be among the invited speakers at this year's Supercomputing conference #SC20—after serving last year as Reproducibility Chair, this feels like a reward! #HPC #reproducibility https://t.co/ZSYYw282T0
— Lorena Barba (@LorenaABarba) October 8, 2020