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Karen Devine


MS 1318, Org. 1416
Sandia National Laboratories
P.O. Box 5800
Albuquerque, NM 87185-1318

Phone: (505) 845-7585
Fax: (505) 845-7442


Selected Papers and Presentations:
  • SIAM Annual Meeting Invited Plenary Talk: Software Design for Scientific Computing, July 2008.
    Abstract      Presentation (PDF)

  • Zoltan Tutorial presented at SciDAC2007:
    Slides (14 Mbytes; PDF)      Handouts (Four slides per page; 8.8 Mbytes; PDF)

  • Hypergraph-based Dynamic Load Balancing for Adaptive Scientific Computations.
    U. Catalyurek, E. Boman, K. Devine, D. Bozdag, R. Heaphy, L.A. Riesen.
    Proceedings of IPDPS'07, Best Algorithms Paper Award, March 2007.
    Abstract (HTML)      Paper (PDF)      Citation (BIBTEX)

  • CSRI Student Seminar: The PageRank Derby, July 2008.
    Abstract      Presentation (PDF)

  • Current Projects:

  • Zoltan Parallel Data Management and Dynamic Load-Balancing Toolkit
    A toolkit of dynamic partitioning/load-balancing algorithms and support services for dynamic, unstructured and adaptive applications.

  • CSCAPES: Combinatorial Scientific Computing and Petascale Simulations
    A DOE SciDAC Institute focusing on the development and analysis of discrete algorithms and and their benefit to petascale scientific applications.

  • ITAPS: Interoperable Technologies for Advanced Petascale Simulations
    A DOE SciDAC Center for Enabling Technology focusing on interoperable mesh, geometry, and field manipulation services.

  • Past Projects:

  • MPSalsa: A Parallel Finite Element Program for Simulating Chemically Reacting Flows
  • Dynamic Load Balancing for Adaptive Numerical Methods
  • Research Interests:

  • Dynamic load balancing
  • Scientific software design
  • Scalability and parallel efficiency
  • Disease modeling
  • Adaptive numerical techniques
  • Unstructured finite element methods
  • Selected Publications:

  • Publications
  • Other Links:

  • Sandia's Computation, Computers, Information and Mathematics Center
  • Sandia's Computer Science Research Institute

  • Karen D. Devine (kddevin@sandia.gov )
    July 15, 2008
    Disclaimers