SIAM CSE (Computational Science and Engineering) Conference met virtually March 1-5 and featured strong preence of OSU Mathematics students. PhD students Lisa Bigler, Choah Shin and Naren Vohra and recent PhD alum Sebastian Naranjo gave talks in minisymposia. Lisa and Choah also participated in and were supported by the Broader Engagement program which featured a rich scientific program, mentoring, and career and professional development to students from underrepresented and underprivileged backgrounds who aspire to broaden their experience in research-based professional activities. Choah even served a sa TA in the BE tuorial on "Fundamentals of Accelerated Computing with CUDA C/C++" !!!! There is more: Lisa, Choah and Evan Rajbhandari presented posters; all this in the virtual setting which made the activities both exciting and challenging. Finally, Naren and Nachuan Zhang received conference participation support from SIAM. [SIAM has generously extended financial support for conference participation for graduate students and early career attendees through Summer 2021, so those interested should check these opportunities out].

Friday, March 12, 2021