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Colloquium: Dr. Hong Zhang
October 14, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UW-Milwaukee Department of Mathematical Sciences presents
Dr. Hong Zhang
Professor of Computer Science
Illinois Institute of Technology
Friday, October 14, 2016
2:00pm in EMS E495
Title: PETSc: High-Performance Software for Engineering and Science
*Refreshments will be served at 1:30pm in EMS E424A*
Bio: Prof. Hong Zhang received her B.S in mathematics from Beijing Normal University China in 1982 and Ph.D in computational mathematics from Michigan State University in 1989. She was a math professor at Clemson University of South Carolina and Louisiana State University before she joined the PETSc team at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) USA in 1999. She currently teaches graduate courses on advanced scientific computing, software design and data structures as a research professor at the Department of Computer Science of Illinois Institute of Technology, and works as a software developer in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division of ANL. At ANL, she conducts scalable (parallel) numerical algorithmic research and develops software for government projects using extreme-scale computers.