AWM at SIAM CSE 2019

Spokane Convention Center, Spokane, WA

February 25 – March 1, 2019

Monday, February 25, 9:45 AM – 11:25 AM, Room: 102A, Spokane Convention Center

AWM Workshop: Data Science and Mathematics — Part I of II


  • Organizers:
  • Deanna Needell, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Giseon Heo, University of Alberta
  • Anna Ma, University of California, San Diego, 9:45 – 10:30 am, Stochastic Methods for High Dimensional Data with Multiple Measurement Vectors
  • Natalie Durgin, Spiceworks, 10:10 – 10:30 am, Compressed Anomaly Detection with Multiple Mixed Observations
  • Karamatou A. Yacoubou Djima, Amherst College, 10:35–10:55am, Heuristic Framework for Multi-Scale Testing of the Multi-Manifold Hypothesis
  • Anna Little, Michigan State University 11:00–11:20am, Path-Based Spectral Clustering: Guarantees, Robustness to Outliers, and Fast Algorithms

Monday, February 25, 2019, 11:30 – 1:00 pm, Mentoring Luncheon

Grand Davenport Hotel, Meeting Room 12

Monday, February 25, 2:15 – 3:55 PM, Room: 102A, Spokane Convention Center

AWM Workshop: Data Science and Mathematics — Part II of II


  • Organizers:
  • Deanna Needell, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Giseon Heo, University of Alberta
  • Gauri Joshi, Carnegie Mellon University 2:15–2:35 PM, Fast and Efficient Distributed Matrix-Vector Multiplication Using Rateless Fountain Codes
  • Sarah Anderson, University of St. Thomas, 2:40–3:00 PM, On The Service Capacity Region of Content Access from Coded Storage
  • Kathryn Leonard, Occidental College, 3:05–3:25 PM, Data Analysis and Automated Sleep Apnea Diagnosis
  • Xu Wang, Wilfrid Laurier University 3:30–3:50 PM, Automated Obstructive Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Through High-Dimensional Multi-Source Data Analysis

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 2:15 – 3:55 PM, Room: 300D

AWM Workshop Career Panel: Perspectives and Advice from Women in Applied Math

  • Organizers:
  • Suzanne Sindi, University of California, Merced
  • Malena Español, University of Akron
  • Panelists:
  • Veronica Bloom, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Daniela Calvetti, Case Western Reserve University
  • Catherine Micek, 3M
  • Karoline Pershell, AWM

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 4:50 – 6:50 PM, Room: Riverside Hall D

AWM Workshop Poster Session


  • Organizers:
  • Malena Español, University of Akron
  • Cindy Grimm, Oregon State University
  • Poster Presenters:
  • Jocelyn Chi, North Carolina State University
    Randomized Least Squares Regression: Combining Model and Algorithm-Induced Uncertainties
  • Kelsey Dipietro, University of Notre Dame
    Finite Difference Moving Mesh Methods for PDEs on Curved Domains
  • Kathryn P. Drake, Boise State University
    Fast Algorithms for Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation Data on Healpix Points
  • Megan Johnson, The University at Buffalo
    Classification of Vascular Disease Based on the Persistence Diagram Using Topological Data
    Analysis (TDA) of Vascular Data
  • Emily Frances Klee, Oregon State University
    Reduced Biogeochemical Models Using Computational Singular Perturbation
  • Avary Kolasinski, University of Kansas
    A New Theory for Movement of Surface Meshes
  • Katrina Petroske, North Carolina State University
    A Randomized, Inexact, Newton-Based Approach for Quantitative Photo-Acoustic Tomography
  • Chrysm Watson Ross, University of New Mexico
    Troll Hunter: Understanding Swarm Behavior in Social Networks
  • Fakhteh Saadatniaki, Tufts University
    Computationally Efficient Fast Optimization over Time-varying Directed Graphs
  • Melissa Spence, University of California, Merced
    Detecting Novel Structural Variants in Genomes by Leveraging Parent-Child Relatedness
  • Imelda Trejo, The University of Texas at Arlington
    Modeling the Effects of Macrophages on Bone Fracture Healing
  • Mary Vaughn, Iowa State University
    Fractional Derivatives and Laplacians in One and Two-sided Weighted Sobolev Spaces
  • Yufei Yu, University of Kansas,
    Selection of the regularization parameter in the Ambrosio-Tortorelli approach to image segmentation

Note: The 2019 Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture was delivered at ICIAM 2019 in Valencia, Spain, by Catherine Sulem of the University of Toronto. The title of her lecture was “The Dynamics of Ocean Waves.”