Prof. Barba gave a Boeing Distinguished Colloquium at the Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle. Her talk was titled "A Tale of Three Codes—How the sausage is made in computational research." Abstract: Relating the story of three research codes we’re working on in my lab, I will illustrate the sometimes tortuous progress of... Continue »
Prof. Barba is a co-author of the National Academies study report "Open Source Software Policy Options for NASA Earth and Space Sciences," presented to NASA on Sept. 21, 2018. The report is outcome from several in-person meetings, dozens of submitted white papers, and months of collaborative writing. The set of recommendations issued by the committee are... Continue »
On May 30th, Prof. Barba presented at the Open edX Conference, together with Miguel Amigot II, CTO of IBL Education, the recent work to integrate Jupyter with the Open edX platform. The talk showcased two new Open edX extensions (XBlocks): one for pulling content into a course from any public Jupyter notebook (from its URL),... Continue »
Talk presented at the 30th International Conference on Parallel Computational Fluid Dynamics, 17 May 2018.
We ran simulations of the three-dimensional flow around an anatomically correct body section of a flying snake, using our PETSc-based immersed-boundary method... Continue »