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SIAG on Computational Science and Engineering

The SIAM Activity Group on Computational Science and Engineering (SIAG/CSE) fosters collaboration and interaction among applied mathematicians, computer scientists, domain scientists and engineers in those areas of research related to the theory, development, and use of computational technologies for the solution of important problems in science and engineering. The activity group promotes computational science and engineering as an academic discipline and promotes simulation as a mode of scientific discovery on the same level as theory and experiment.

2018 Report: Research and Education in Computational Science and Engineering (SIAM Review 60(3), 707–754, 2018; download pdf)

Research and Education in Computational Science and Engineering, Ulrich Ruede, Karen Willcox, Lois Curfman McInnes, Hans De Sterck, George Biros, Hans Bungartz, James Corones, Evin Cramer, James Crowley, Omar Ghattas, Max Gunzburger, Michael Hanke, Robert Harrison, Michael Heroux, Jan Hesthaven, Peter Jimack, Chris Johnson, Kirk E. Jordan, David E. Keyes, Rolf Krause, Vipin Kumar, Stefan Mayer, Juan Meza, Knut Martin Morken, J. Tinsley Oden, Linda Petzold, Padma Raghavan, Suzanne M. Shontz, Anne Trefethen, Peter Turner, Vladimir Voevodin, Barbara Wohlmuth, and Carol S. Woodward.

Abstract: This report presents challenges, opportunities, and directions for computational science and engineering (CSE) research and education for the next decade. Over the past two decades the field of CSE has penetrated both basic and applied research in academia, industry, and laboratories to advance discovery, optimize systems, support decision-makers, and educate the scientific and engineering workforce. Informed by centuries of theory and experiment, CSE performs computational experiments to answer questions that neither theory nor experiment alone is equipped to answer. CSE provides scientists and engineers with algorithmic inventions and software systems that transcend disciplines and scales. CSE brings the power of parallelism to bear on troves of data. Mathematics-based advanced computing has become a prevalent means of discovery and innovation in essentially all areas of science, engineering, technology, and society, and the CSE community is at the core of this transformation. However, a combination of disruptive developments---including the architectural complexity of extreme-scale computing, the data revolution and increased attention to data-driven discovery, and the specialization required to follow the applications to new frontiers---is redefining the scope and reach of the CSE endeavor. With these many current and expanding opportunities for the CSE field, there is a growing demand for CSE graduates and a need to expand CSE educational offerings. This need includes CSE programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as continuing education and professional development programs, exploiting the synergy between computational science and data science. Yet, as institutions consider new and evolving educational programs, it is essential to consider the broader research challenges and opportunities that provide the context for CSE education and workforce development.

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Event Date Location Website Chair(s) Additional Content Attendance
CSE19 Feb 25 - Mar 1, 2019 Spokane, WA [1] Jeffrey Hittinger, Luke Olson, and Suzanne Shontz -
CSE17 Feb 27 - Mar 3, 2017 Atlanta, GA [2] Clint N. Dawson, Jan S. Hesthaven, Xiaoye Sherry Li, and Wil H.A. Schilders -
CSE15 March 14-18, 2015 Salt Lake City, UT Hans De Sterck, Chris Johnson, and Lois Curfman McInnes - 1687
CSE13 February 25 - March 1, 2013 Boston, MA Karen Willcox and Hans Petter Langtangen - 1352
CSE11 February 28 - March 4, 2011 Reno, NV Ulrich Rüde and Padma Raghavan slides and notes 843
CSE09 March 2-6, 2009 Miami, FL Kirk Jordan and Carol Woodward slides and notes 767
CSE07 February 19-23, 2007 Costa Mesa, CA Max Gunzburger, Bruce Hendrickson, Jill Mesirov, and Andy Wathen - 686
CSE05 February 12-15, 2005 Orlando, FL Lori Freitag Diachin, Eric de Sturler, and John Shadid - 587
CSE03 February 10-13, 2003 San Diego, CA Steven Ashby, Omar Ghattas, David Keyes, and Linda Petzold - 541
CSE00 September 21-24, 2000 Washington, DC Steven F. Ashby, Linda R. Petzold, and Gilbert Strang - 444
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