Workshop on Automating the Development of Scientific Computing Software
March 5-7, 2008

Johnston Hall 338, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Registration deadline:  February 26, 2008 (There is no registration fee but you must preregister).

The theme of the meeting will be the automation of the process of developing software for scientific simulation. Several groups have utilized this approach not only to minimize the cost of software development, but also to enhance its effectiveness in different ways.

People who are involved in developing leading-edge applications which provide challenges in developing
automated software systems will also benefit from this workshop.

A tutorial led by Matt Knepley (Argonne National Lab) will be held on March 5 from 9am-noon. The workshop will begin at 1:30 on March 5 and run through noon on March 7.


  • Paolo Bientinesi (Duke University)
  • Johan Hoffman (Royal Institute of Technology KTH)
  • Claes Johnson (Chalmers University)
  • Robert C. Kirby (Texas Tech University)
  • Matt Knepley (Argonne National Laboratory)
  • Anders Logg (Simula Research Laboratory)
  • Kent-Andre Mardal (Simula Research Laboratory)
  • Markus Puschel (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Ridgway Scott (University of Chicago)
  • Garth Wells (University of Cambridge)

You are also invited to attend the Finite Element Circus and Rodeo, March -8:

(This will be the second joint meeting of the Finite Element Circus
and the Finite Element Rodeo
The first joint meeting was held at the University of Texas at Austin
in 2000.)

Book of Abstracts: Download (PDF)