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Vanessa Lopez-Marrero

Computational Scientist, Applied Mathematics, Computational Science Initiative

Vanessa Lopez-Marrero

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Computational Science Initiative
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Expertise | Education | Appointments | Publications | Awards | Certifications


Expertise

  • Computational and Applied Mathematics
  • Computational Science and Engineering
  • Scientific Computing
    • Modeling and Numerical Simulation
    • Numerical Solution of (Nonlinear) Partial Differential Equations (Initial / Boundary Value Problems)
    • Numerical Solution of Systems of Nonlinear Algebraic Equations
    • Numerical Linear Algebra
    • Inverse Problems
  • Dynamical Systems

Education

Ph.D., Computer Science (Numerical Analysis), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004

B.A., Mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 1997

B.B.A., Computer Information Systems, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR, 1993

Professional Appointments

2020 - Present, Computational Scientist, Applied Mathematics, Computational Science Initiative (CSI), Brookhaven National Laboratory

2006 - 2020, Research Staff Member, Mathematical Sciences Department, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center

2005 - 2006, Postdoctoral Fellow, Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

2004 - 2005, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Computational Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1999 - 2004, Research Assistant in Computational Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2001, Graduate Student Intern (Summer), Computational Science Division, Sandia National Laboratory

1998, Teaching Assistant, Computer Science Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1998, Givens Associate (Summer), Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory

1997, Student Intern (Summer), Imaging Science Technology Lab, Eastman Kodak Company

1993 - 1997, Software Developer, Operations Technology Center, AT&T

1992, Undergraduate Student Intern (Summer), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

1990 - 1992, Software Developer, School of Law, University of Puerto Rico

Selected Publications

  • López V (2018) Numerical continuation of invariant solutions of the complex Ginzburg–Landau equation. Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation 61:248–270. doi: 10.1016/j.cnsns.2018.01.019
  • López V (2017) Simulating Heat and Mass Transfer with Limited Amount of Sensor Data. Mathematics in Industry 673–680. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-63082-3_101
  • Klein L, Bermudez S, Schrott A, Tsukada M, Dionisi-Vici P, Kargere L, Marianno F, Hamann H, López V, Leona M (2017) Wireless Sensor Platform for Cultural Heritage Monitoring and Modeling System. Sensors 17:1998. doi: 10.3390/s17091998
  • Jiang H, Deng X, López V, Hamann HF (2016) Online Updating of Computer Model Output Using Real-Time Sensor Data. Technometrics 58:472–482. doi: 10.1080/00401706.2015.1080761
  • Hamann HF, López V (2012) Data Center Metrology and Measurement-Based Modeling Methods. Energy Efficient Thermal Management of Data Centers 273–334. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-7124-1_7
  • López V, Hamann HF (2011) Heat transfer modeling in data centers. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 54:5306–5318. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2011.08.012
  • Hamann HF, van Kessel TG, Iyengar M, Chung J-Y, Hirt W, Schappert MA, Claassen A, Cook JM, Min W, Amemiya Y, Lopez V, Lacey JA, O'Boyle M (2009) Uncovering energy-efficiency opportunities in data centers. IBM Journal of Research and Development 53:10:1–10:12. doi: 10.1147/jrd.2009.5429023
  • Donde V, Lopez V, Lesieutre B, Pinar A, Chao Yang, Meza J (2008) Severe Multiple Contingency Screening in Electric Power Systems. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems 23:406–417. doi: 10.1109/tpwrs.2008.919243
  • Mello UT, Lopez V, Conn A, Scheinberg K, Zhang H, Henderson M, Xu L, Levin SA (2007) Assisted seismic matching: Joint inversion of seismic, rock physics, and basin modeling. SEG Technical Program Expanded Abstracts 2007. doi: 10.1190/1.2792862
  • López V, Boyland P, Heath MT, Moser RD (2005) Relative Periodic Solutions of the Complex Ginzburg—Landau Equation. SIAM Journal on Applied Dynamical Systems 4:1042–1075. doi: 10.1137/040618977

Awards & Recognition

IBM Corporate Award: Sensor-Based Physical Analytics, 2014

IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award: Measurement and Management Technologies, 2013

IBM Corporate Environmental Innovation Award: Measurement and Management Technologies, 2009

Fulton Watson Copp Chair in Computer Science Research Assistantship, UIUC, 2003 - 2004

SURGE Fellow, UIUC, 1997 - 2004

GEM Fellow, UIUC, 1997 - 1998

Lawrence Corwin Memorial Mathematics Prize, Rutgers University, 1997

Honor Roll Scholarship: Covered tuition for top 5% of class at the University of Puerto Rico, 1989 - 1993

Certifications

Certificate of Graduate Specialization in Computational Science and Engineering (CSE), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004

Vanessa Lopez-Marrero

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Computational Science Initiative
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000