Recent and Upcoming Events

Empowering a Diverse Computational Mathematics Research Community will be held at the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) at Brown University during July 22 – August 2, 2024. The application is now open, and more information can be found from:


  • WINASc 2: Women in Numerical Methods for PDEs and their Applications, at Banff International Research Station for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery (BIRS), Banff AB, Canada, May 12-17, 2019
    Organizers: Marsha Berger (Courant Institute, New York University), Mary-Catherine Kropinski (Simon Fraser University), Nilima Nigam (Simon Fraser University), Anna-Karin Tornberg (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
  • The first WINASc Workshop: WhAM! A Research Collaboration Workshop for Women in Applied Mathematics: Numerical Partial Differential Equations and Scientific Computing, IMA, August 12-15, 2014
    Organizers: Susanne Brenner (Louisiana State University), Sigal Gottlieb (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth), Chiu-Yen Kao (Claremont McKenna College), Hyesuk Lee (Clemson University), Fengyan Li (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Carol Woodward Lawrence (Livermore National Laboratory)

Past Events and Conferences

Special session at the AWM Research Symposium 2022, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (Minneapolis, MN), June 16-19, 2022,
Organizers: Jingwei Hu (University of Washington), Sara Pollock (University of Florida)

A WINASc Reception at MAFELAP: an informal gathering for female participants to network and exchange ideas at The Mathematics of Finite Elements and Applications 2019 (MAFELAP), 8pm on June 19, 2019 in the reception of Lancaster Hotel and Spa.
Host: Jennifer Ryan (University of East Anglia)

Special session at the AWM Research Symposium 2019, Rice University, April 6-7, 2019
Organizers: Bo Dong (University of Massachusetts Dartmouth), Adrianna Gillman (Rice University)

A WINASc gathering during the SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE19), February 25 – March 1, 2019, Spokane, Washington, USA
Hosts: Yingda Cheng (Michigan State University), Jennifer Ryan (University of East Anglia)

ICERM 2018 Topical Workshop: Celebrating 75 Years of Mathematics of Computation, at ICERM (Providence RI), November 1-3, 2018
Organizers: Susanne Brenner (Louisiana State University), Igor Shparlinski (University of New South Wales), Chi-Wang Shu (Brown University), Daniel Szyld (Temple University)
Featured: A WINASc networking lunch

ICERM 2018 Topical Workshop: Advances in PDEs: Theory, Computation and Application to CFD, at ICERM (Providence RI), August 20-24, 2018, 2018
Organizers:  Alina Chertock (North Carolina State University), Adi Ditkowski (Tel Aviv University), Anne Gelb (Dartmouth College), Johnny Guzman (Brown University), Jan Hesthaven (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Yvon Maday (University Pierre and Marie Curie), Jennifer Ryan (University of East Anglia and Heinrich Heine University), Chi-Wang Shu (Brown University), Eitan Tadmor (University of Maryland)
Featured: Three of the organizers are WINASc members, and a special WINASc lunch was held during the workshop.

International Conference on Spectral and High Order Methods (ICOSAHOM 2018), London, United Kingdom, July 9-13, 2018
Featured: A special reception for women participants, in connection with WINASc, hosted by Fengyan Li (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Jennifer Ryan (University of East Anglia), and Beth Wingate (University of Exeter)

ICERM 2018 Topical Workshop : Computational Aspects of Time Dependent Electromagnetic Wave Problems in Complex Materials, at ICERM (Providence RI), June 25-29, 2018
Organizers:  Vrushali Bokil (Oregon State University), Yingda Cheng (Michigan State University), Susan Hagness (University of Wisconsin Madison), Fengyan Li (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Fernando Teixeira (Ohio State University), Shan Zhao (University of Alabama)
Featured: Three of the organizers are WINASc members, and a special WINASc event was planned during the workshop.

AWM Workshop: Mini-Symposium on Recent Advances in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing at the SIAM Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, July 10-14, 2017
Organizers: Susanne Brenner (Louisiana State University), Fengyan Li (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute),  Beatrice Riviere (Rice University)

WINASc special session at the AWM Research Symposium 2017, UCLA, April 8-9, 2017
Organizers: Chiu-Yen Kao (Claremont McKenna College), Yekaterina Epshteyn (The University of Utah)

Mini-Symposium on Women in Applied Mathematics: Recent Advances in Modeling, Numerical Algorithms, and Applications, at  the International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), Beijing, China, August 10-14, 2015
Organizers: Juan Cheng (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematic, China), Fengyan Li (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Featured: 3 technical sessions & 1 career panel session

Special session at the AWM Research Symposium 2013, Santa Clara University March 16 -17, 2013 (before WINASc was formally established)
Organizers: Yingda Cheng (Michigan State University), Fengyan Li (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)