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Committee
Members 


Natalia
M. Alexandrov n.alexandrov@nasa.gov 
Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate  NASA Langley Research Center 
Kathryn E. Brenan kathryn.e.brenan@notes.aero.org 
National Systems Group  The Aerospace Corporation 
L. Pamela Cook
(Committee chair) cook@math.udel.edu 
Mathematical Sciences  University of Delaware 
Erica Zimmer Klampfl eklampfl@ford.com 
Supply Chain Management Research  Ford Research Laboratory 
Kristin Lauter klauter@microsoft.com  Cryptography group  Microsoft Research 
Suzanne Lenhart lenhart@math.utk.edu 
Mathematics  University of Tennessee 
Debra Lewis lewis@ima.umn.edu 
IMA  University of Minnesota 
Speakers:  
Natalia M. Alexandrov n.alexandrov@nasa.gov 
Systems Analysis and Concepts Directorate, NASA Langley Research Center  
Margaret Cheney cheney@rpi.edu 
Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute  
Brenda
L. Dietrich dietric@us.ibm.com 
Department Manager, Mathematical Sciences, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center  
Laura J. Douglas Frink ljfrink@sandia.gov 
Research Scientist, Sandia National Laboratory  
Erica Zimmer Klampfl eklampfl@ford.com 
Research Scientist, Supply Chain Management Research, Ford Research & Advanced Engineering  
Miriam Laura Lucian miriam.l.lucian@boeing.com 
Research Scientist, Mathematics and Computing Technology, The Boeing Company  
Sarah K. Patch Sarah.Patch@med.ge.com 
Research Scientist, Applied Science Lab, GE Healthcare  
Michelle Wagner mdwagn4@nsa.gov 
Applied Research Mathematician and Director, Mathematical Sciences Program, National Security Agency  
Diana Woodward diana_woodward@yahoo.com 
Vice President, Market Risk Management, Societe Generale 
Description:
This workshop aims to familiarize women in the mathematical sciences with professional opportunities in industry and government labs, and to suggest strategies for not merely surviving, but thriving. The workshop is geared primarily towards graduate students and PhDs in the early stages of their postgraduate careers, but should be valuable for researchers at all stages of professional development. Invited speakers, panelists and discussion leaders are women in research and management positions in industry and government labs, and women in academia with strong industrial ties.
Friday morning there will be an optional premeeting negotiation skills session led by Barbara Butterfield, PhD, Principal of HUMANED Knowledge for Human Performance Consulting, and Jane Tucker, PhD, Senior Manager, IT at Duke University. Topics to be covered include principles of negotiation, developing "best alternatives to a negotiated agreement", and understanding your negotiating style. Case practices, particularly job interview scenarios, will be used to illustrate the principles presented in the workshop.
There is no fee for either the main workshop or the negotiations skills session. Participation is limited for both events. Acceptance to the main workshop does not imply acceptance to the negotiation skills session. Registrants should send a current CV and a statement of interest concisely describing the applicant's reasons for wishing to participate in the workshop. A letter of support from an advisor, postdoctoral mentor, or department chair is not required, but may be included in support of the application.
Participants are encouraged, but not required, to present a poster in the poster session Friday evening. This will be an excellent opportunity to present yourself and your research to a very broad audience, including representatives from industry and national labs.


FRIDAY,
FEBRUARY 4 All activities are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 


8:3012:30  Negotiation skills session  
12:301:45  Lunch 

1:452:00  Douglas N. Arnold and organizers  Opening remarks  
2:002:45  Michelle
Wagner 
Building a career at the NSA  
2:453:15  Miriam Laura Lucian  Becoming an applied mathematician  From mathematical logic to airplanes  
3:153:30  Coffee break  EE/CS 3176  
3:304:00  Natalia M. Alexandrov  Mathematical perspectives on NASA applications Slides: pdf 

4:004:15  Workshop photos here  400 Lind  
4:155:30 
Reception (with POSTER SESSION) 

5:459:00  Dinner with working groups  Gateway Center  
SATURDAY,
FEBRUARY 5 All activities are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 

8:309:00  Coffee available  EE/CS 3176  
9:009:45  Brenda L. Dietrich  Math inside IBM  
9:4510:15  Laura Frink  Complex fluid systems in nanotechnology, biology, and life  
10:1510:45  Coffee break 
EE/CS 3176  
10:4511:15  Margaret Cheney  Radar imaging  
11:1511:45  Diana Woodward

Mathematics of risk management  
11:4512:15  Sarah K. Patch

Thermoacoustic tomography  Inversion of a spherical radon transform with partial data  
12:151:30  Lunch  
1:302:00  Erica Klampfl  Women mathematicians: We can do more than teach  
2:003:00  
3:003:30  Coffee break  EE/CS 3176  
3:305:00  Working groups  EE/CS  
5:156:00  Reports of working groups Moderator: Suzanne Lenhardt 

6:157:45  Dinner  Nolte Room, Radisson Hotel  
8:009:00  Movie "To Dream Tomorrow"  EE/CS 3180 
Name  Department  Affiliation 

Haseena Ahmed  Department of Mathematics  Iowa State University 
Natalia Alexandrov  Langley Research Center  NASA Langley Research Center 
Iana Anguelova  Department of Mathematics  University of Illinois  UrbanaChampaign 
Douglas N. Arnold  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota 
Natalie Axtell  Department of Mathematics  Purdue University 
Yelda Aydin  Mathematics  University of Illinois  UrbanaChampaign 
Allison Baker  Center for Applied Scientific Computing  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories 
Katherine Bartley  Mathematics  University of Nebraska  Lincoln 
Pam Binns  Communications and Systems Architectures  Honeywell 
Stefanella Boatto  Department of Mathematics and Statistics  McMaster University, Canada 
Vena Pearl BongolanWalsh  Applied Mathematics  Illinois Institute of Technology 
Kathryn E. Brenan  National Systems Group  Aerospace Corporation 
LaKeisha Brown  Mathematics  East Tennessee State University 
Barbara Butterfield  HUMANED  
MariaCarme Calderer  School of Mathematics  University of Minnesota 
Kristen Jo Campbell  Department of Mathematical Sciences  Northern Illinois University 
Yiju Chao  Morton Consulting Corporation  
Margaret Cheney  Department of Mathematical Sciences  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Lan Cheng  Department of Mathematics  University of Pittsburgh 
YuWen Chiu  Mathematics  University of Minnesota 
Agata Comas  CAAM  Rice University 
L. Pamela Cook  Department of Mathematical Science  University of Delaware 
Brenda Dietrich  TJ Watson Research Center  IBM Corporation 
Elena Dimitrova  Department of Mathematics  Virginia Tech 
Maria Emelianenko  Department of Mathematics  Pennsylvania State University 
Andrea Fischbacher  SIEMENS AG  
Jennifer Franko  Department of Mathematics  Indiana University 
Laura JD Frink  Computational Biology  Sandia National Laboratories 
Jennifer Froelich  Department of Mathematics  University of Iowa 
Anna Ghazaryan  Mathematics Department  Ohio State University 
Irina Gheorghiciuc  Mathematical Sciences Department  University of Delaware 
Sonja Glavaski  Honeywell Laboratories  Honeywell 
Leah H. Gold  Department of Mathematics  Texas A & M University 
Yuliya Gorb  Mathematics  Pennsylvania State University 
Genetha Anne Gray  Computational Sciences & Mathematics  Sandia National Laboratories 
Giovanna Guidoboni  Department of Mathematics  University of Houston 
Heather Hardway  Mathematics  Rice University 
Suzanne Lynch Hruska  Department of Mathematics  Indiana University 
Roberta Humphreys  IT Administration  University of Minnesota 
Rinat Kedem  Department of Mathematics  University of Illinois  UrbanaChampaign 
Erica Zimmer Klampfl  Ford Research Laboratory  Ford Motor Company 
Suzanne Lenhart  Department of Mathematics  University of Tennessee 
Debra Lewis  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota 
Martha Paola Vera Licona  Mathematics  Virginia Tech 
Hyeona Lim  Department of Mathematics and Statistics  Mississippi State University 
Miriam Lucian  BCAG  Advanced Technology  Boeing Company 
Maeve McCarthy  Mathematics and Statistics  Murray State University 
Lisa A. Miller  Department of Mechanical Engineering  University of Minnesota 
Oana Mocioalca  Mathematical Sciences  Kent State University 
Elena Nagaeva  
Seema Nanda  Mathematics  Harvey Mudd College 
Myunghyun Oh  Department of Mathematics  Ohio State University 
MiaoJung Yvonne Ou  Department of Mathematics  University of Central Florida 
Sarah K. Patch  Applied Science Lab  General Electric 
Janet Pavelich  Advanced Signal Processing  Lockheed Martin 
Lyudmila Pekurousky  CMRL  3M 
Maria Ponomorenko  University of Minnesota  
Silvia Popa  Department of Mathematics  University of Wyoming 
Natalya Popova  Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science  University of Illinois  Chicago 
Lea Popovic  University of Minnesota  
Jennifer Proft  University of Texas  Austin  
Kandice Raymond  Department of Statistics  University of Minnesota 
Hilke Reiter  Institut fur Mathematik und Informatik  University of Leipzig 
Natalie Rojkovskaia  Department of Mathematics  University of Wisconsin  Madison 
Sashirekha Shanmugavelu  Department of Computer Engineering  University of Minnesota 
Suzanne Sindi  Applied Math and Scientific Computation  University of Maryland 
Marie Louise Spilde  Mathematics  University of Nebraska  Lincoln 
Sandra Spiroff  Mathematics  University of Utah 
Nicoleta Tarfulea  Department of Mathematics  University of Minnesota 
Jane W. Tucker  Duke University  
Paula Andrea Vasquez  Mathamtical Sciences  University of Delaware 
Maria Grazia Viola  Mathematics  Texas A & M University 
Michelle Wagner  Mathematical Sciences Program  National Security Agency 
Diana Woodward  Market Risk Management  Gorilla Science 