Seminar: Multidisciplinary Collaboration – Making it Work

IDR Social and Seminar Series
Multidisciplinary Collaboration – Making it Work
Prof. Layne T. Watson
Monday, February 27th, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
ICTAS (Building I), Room 310

Layne T. Watson received the B.A. degree (magna cum laude) in psychology and mathematics from the University of Evansville, Indiana, in 1969, and the Ph.D. degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1974. He is a professor of computer science and mathematics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. His research interests include fluid dynamics, solid mechanics, numerical analysis, optimization, parallel computation, mathematical software, image processing, and bioinformatics. He has worked for USNAD Crane, Sandia National Laboratories, and General Motors Research Laboratories and served on the faculties of the University of Michigan and Michigan State University, East Lansing, before coming to Virginia Tech. He has published well over 290 refereed journal articles and 200 refereed conference papers. He is a fellow of the IEEE, the National Institute of Aerospace, and the International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine.