Workshop Participants

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Keynote speaker: Marie Lopez del Puerto, University of St. Thomas, Physics

Mahmud Akelbek, Weber State University, Mathematics

Essay: Teaching MATLAB in Numerical Analysis for Beginner Users

Activity: Composite Numerical Integration

Don Baker, McGill University, Earth and Planetary Sciences

Essay: Matlab as a tool for quantitative calculations in geoscience

Activity: Assignment 1 -- introduction to MATLAB

Dan Burleson, University of Houston, Engineering (Dean's Office)

Essay: Developing data literacy and problem solving in first year engineering students

Activity: NAE Grand Challenges Project

Kristina Closser, California State University-Fresno, College of Science and Mathematics

Essay: Alleviating computational anxiety of chemistry students

Activity: Exploring the Variational Principle

James Conder, Southern Illinois University, Geology

Essay: Scientific computing and the student scientist

Activity: Gravity prospecting

Rebecca Edwards, Southwestern University, Physics

Essay: Incorporating Computation Into an Introductory Course at a Liberal Arts University

Activity: Using Matlab to Evaluate a Bracket in Equilibrium

Morgan Fonley, Alma College, Mathematics and Computer Science

Essay: Perspective and Reinforcement in a Mathematics Curriculum via Computational Projects

Activity: The dynamics of predators and prey

Donna Gavin, University of Wisconsin - Platteville, Computer Science and Software Engineering

Essay: Using MATLAB in an introduction to programming undergraduate course

Sarah Kruse, University of South Florida, School of Geosciences

Ben Luce, Lyndon State College, Natural Sciences

Essay: Teaching with My Matlab Based Interactive Learning System

Robert Moucha, Syracuse University, Earth Sciences

Essay: Introduction to MATLAB in Geosciences: avoiding computing frustration is key to a happy coder

Activity: Linear Regression: The Breathing Hekla Volcano

Alain Plattner, California State University, Fresno, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Essay: Computational teaching tools in the classroom: GUI vs Command Line

Activity: X-ray vision for aspiring superheroes: Introduction to Ground Penetrating Radar data analysis using Matlab

Austin Polebitski, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Essay: A stair-stepped approach to programming and scripting

Nimish Pujara, University of California, Berkeley, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Essay: Learning effective ways to include computations in teaching

Activity: Scalar diffusion

Qi Yang, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Computer Science and Software Engineering


Lisa Kempler, MathWorks
Gregory Hancock, College of William and Mary, Geology
Princess Imoukhuede, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bioengineering
Michele McColgan, Siena College, Physics & Astronomy

Activity: LRC Circuit Calculation
Activity: Projectile Motion and Circular Motion

Carol Ormand, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College
Kelly Roos, Bradley University, Department of Engineering Physics, PICUP


Paul Kassebaum, MathWorks
Essay: Teaching Quantum Mechanics with MATLAB
Mitchell Awalt, Science Education Resource Center, Carleton College