Thursday, September 21

Computational Science Education

2:00 PM-4:00 PM
New Hampshire 1

As computation has become ever more pervasive in science and engineering research, new educational programs are being developed to prepare students to work in computationally-oriented, interdisciplinary environments. The speakers in this minisymposium will highlight a number of innovative new educational programs in computational science at the high school, undergraduate, and post graduate levels.

Organizer: Michael T. Heath
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
2:00-2:25 Computational Science and the Center for Computational Research
E. Bruce Pitman, State University of New York, Buffalo, USA
2:30-2:55 Computational Science in an Undergraduate Liberal Arts Environment
Ignatios E. Vakalis, Capital University, USA
3:00-3:25 The Swedish National Graduate School in Scientific Computing
Sverker Holmgren, Uppsala University, Sweden; and Anders Ynnerman, Linköping University, Sweden
3:30-3:55 The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship Program
James Corones, Krell Institute, USA

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