I use Mendeley to manage references. Mendeley has a nice auto-import feature that will pull down bibliographic data from the web to my database. When writing, my workflow typically involves grabbin… Read more
I have a new favorite journal: Communications in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science. I just published a paper with them for the first time (technically it’s still in press, but you can d… Read more
Converting a SAGE worksheet to an IPython notebook Download link: http://github.com/ketch/sage2ipython/ I use Python to teach numerical methods here at KAUST, and I’m in the process of switching fr… Read more
It has been almost a year since Tim Gowers’ blog post about boycotting Elsevier triggered the Cost of Knowledge movement. The boycott has been signed by more than 13,000 people. But the vast majori… Read more
This is the fourth post in my series on habits of the open scientist. Here I discuss the fourth habit, open collaboration. The previous post was on Pre-publication dissemination of research. As men… Read more
I spent the last five days at ICERM (the new Math institute at Brown University) attending the workshop Reproducibility in Computational and Experimental Mathematics. The workshop was focused on di… Read more
My research involves analysis and development of numerical methods for integration of ordinary and partial differential equations, as well as the implementation of such methods in open source, accessible, high performance software and its application to understanding behavior of nonlinear waves in heterogeneous materials.