### Selected Talks: Bonita Saunders

**Invited Lectures**

The Handbook of Mathematical Functions and the DLMF, 75th Anniversary of Mathematics and Statistics at NIST (virtual), June 28, 2022.

Rounding Error Analysis for Validated Computation of Special Functions, Special Session on the MSRI African Diaspora Joint Mathematics (ADJOINT) Workshop, I, Joint Mathematics Meetings, I, (virtual), April 6, 2022 (with S. Brooks, R. Buckmire, R. Vincent-Finley).

Validated Computation of Special Mathematical Functions, AWM Special Session on Celebrating the Mathematical Contributions of the AWM, I, Joint Mathematics Meetings, (virtual), April 7, 2022, (with S. Brooks, R. Buckmire, R. Vincent-Finley, F. Backeljauw, S. Becuwe, B. Miller, M. McClain, A. Cuyt).

Celebrating the Career of Dr. Fern Hunt, MAA Session on The EDGE (Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education) Program: Pure and Applied Talks by Women Math Warriors, January 16, 2020.

Mathematics, Mesh Generation, and 3D Graphics on the Web, and Finding a Career at NIST, MAA MD-DC-VA Fall Section Meeting, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA, November 9, 2019.

Mathematics Behind the 3D Visualizations of the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Mathematics Colloquium, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, October 25, 2019.

B-Spline Mesh Generation, 3D Web Graphics, and the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Mathematics Colloquium, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, September 25, 2019.

DLMF Standard Reference Tables on Demand (DLMF Tables), B. Saunders, B. Miller, M. McClain, D. Lozier, A. Dienstfrey (NIST); A. Cuyt, S. Becuwe, F. Backeljauw, (U. Antwerp, Belgium), Minisymposium on Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions: Computational Aspects, 2015 International Conference on Orthogonal Polynomials, Special Functions and Applications (OPSFA 13), NIST, June 1, 2015.

NIST Projects: Graphics in the Digital Library of Mathematical Functions (DLMF) and DLMF Standard Reference Tables on Demand (DLMF Tables), Careers in Mathematical Sciences Workshop for Underrepresented Groups, IMA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, March 29, 2015.

Mesh Generation for Interactive 3D Graphs in the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Nineteenth Conference for African American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS 19) San Diego, CA, July 24-27, 2013.

Interactive 3D Visualizations of Complex Function Data in the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, SIAM Math Awareness Conference, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, March 24, 2012.

Constructing Interactive 3D Visualizations for the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, SIAM Minisymposium on Applied, Computational and Discrete Mathematics at National Laboratories and Federal Research Agencies, Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 4-7, 2012, Boston, MA.

Numerical Grid Generation Applied to Interactive Complex Function Visualization in the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar, George Mason University, March 25, 2011.

Creating Interactive 3D Graphs for a Digital Library. So How Is This Math?, Kappa Mu Epsilon Honorary Mathematics Society Induction, Stevenson University, Stevenson, MD, September 21, 2010.

Applying Numerical Grid Generation to the Visualization of Complex Function Data, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, April 9, 2010.

Dynamic 3D Visualizations for the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Twenty-first Willie Bee Rajanna Lecture, Morgan State University, April 20, 2006.

Dynamic 3D Visualizations of High Level Mathematical Functions, Elizabeth City State University, February 22, 2005.

3D Graphics and the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Outstanding African American Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Lecture Series, Howard University, March 31, 2003.

Numerical Grid Generation and Effective 3D Visualizations for the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, American University, Washington, D.C., October 22, 2002.

Interactive 3D Visualizations of High Level Functions in a Mathematical Digital Library, IMA 2002 Summer Program: Special Functions in the Digital Age, University of Minnesota, July 22-August 2, 2002.

Effective 3D Visualizations for the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Mathematical Association of America Maryland, D.C., Virginia Section Meeting, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, October 19, 2001.

Using Numerical Grid Generation to Develop Effective 3D Visualizations for a Digital Library, IMA Career Workshop in Computational Science and Engineering: Minorities and Applied Mathematics - Connections to Industry and Government Laboratories, IMA, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 4-6, 2001.

Using Numerical Grid Generation to Develop Interactive 3D Visualizations for the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Second Howard-Maryland Mathematics Symposium, Howard University, Washington, D.C., April 27, 2001.

Effective 3D Visualizations of High Level Mathematical Functions, Mathematical Association of America New Jersey Section Meeting, Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, April 21, 2001.

Numerical Grid Generation and 3D Visualization of Special Functions, 2001 Claytor Lecture, National Association of Mathematicians (NAM) Annual Meeting, Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 13, 2001.

Interactive 3D Visualization and the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions Project, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, April 2000.

Mathematical Modeling and Adaptive Mesh Generation for Problems in Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore, February 1997.

The Application of Numerical Grid Generation to Problems in Computational Fluid Dynamics, Third Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS3), Morgan State University, June 18-20, 1997.

Mathematical Modeling and Adaptive Coordinate Systems for Physics and Engineering Applications, NAM Undergraduate Mathfest VI, Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 1996.

**Contributed Lectures**

An Adaptive Curvature and Gradient Based Grid Generation Method, MASCOT2018, 15th Meeting on Applied Scientific Computing and Tools, Rome, Italy, October 5, 2018.

Adaptive Curvature-Based Grid Generation for 3D Web Graphics, Curves and Surfaces 2018, Arcachon, France, July 3, 2018.

NIST's Digital Library of Mathematical Functions and the Digital Age, MD-DC-VA Spring Section Meeting, MAA, Virginia Military Institute/Washington & Lee University, Lexington, VA, April 14, 2018.

Who Needs Standard Reference Tables on Demand?, MAA, MD-DC-VA Spring Section Meeting, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, April 29, 2017.

Adaptive Grids for Accurate Visualizations of Complex Function Data, SIAM Conference on Industrial and Applied Geometry (GD17), (Chaired session on Geometry in Finite Elements and Optimization), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 12, 2017.

Slices of 3D Surfaces on the Web Using Tensor Product B-Spline Grids, SIAM Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling (GD/SPM15), Salt Lake City Utah, Utah, October 12, 2015.

Adaptive Composite B-Spline Mesh Generation for 3D Visualization, 8th International Conference on Curves and Surfaces, Paris, France, June 17, 2014. (In collaboration with Q. Wang, B. Antonishek, B. Miller.)

WebGL: Interactive 3D Graphics on the Web without a Plugin, MAA MD-DC-VA Spring Section Meeting, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, April 26, 2014.

Using Adaptive Composite B-Spline Grid Generation to Enhance 3D Web Visualizations, SIAM Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling (GD/SPM13), Denver, Colorado, November 14, 2013.

Adaptive Composite B-Spline Mesh Generation for the Visualization of Complex Function Surfaces, Eighth International Conference on Mathematical Methods for Curves and Surfaces, Oslo, Norway, June 28- July 3, 2012.

Adaptive Grid Generation Using the Composition of Tensor Product B-Splines, SIAM Conference on Geometric and Physical Modeling, Orlando, Florida, October 24-27, 2011.

B-Spline Mesh Generation for the Visualization of Complex Function Data. Seventh International Conference on Curves and Surfaces, Avignon, France, June 24-30, 2010.

Tensor Product B-Spline Mesh Generation for Accurate Surface Visualization in the NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions, Seventh International Conference on Mathematical Methods for Curves and Surfaces, Tonsberg, Norway, June 26-July 1, 2008.

From 2D to 3D: Numerical Grid Generation and the Visualization of Complex Surfaces, for the
7th International Conference on Numerical Grid Generation in Computational Field Simulations, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, September 2000.

3D Visualization of Mathematical Functions Using the Virtual Reality Modeling Language, Maryland-D.C.- Virginia Section Meeting of MAA, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, April 1999.

Computation of a Solid Liquid Interface Using a Boundary Fitted Coordinate System (poster), Second Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 1997.

Applying an Algebraic Grid Generation Technique to Track a Solid-Liquid Interface, SIAM Annual Meeting, Charlotte, North Carolina, October 1995.

An Algebraic Grid Generation System for Interface Tracking, Fourth International Conference on Numerical Grid Generation in Computational Fluid Dynamics and Related Fields, Swansea, Wales, April 1994.

Boundary Fitted Grid Generation Using Tensor Product B-splines, Third International Conference on Numerical Methods for Fluid Dynamics, Reading, England, U.K., April 1992.

The Effect of Gravity Modulation on Thermosolutal Convection (poster), VIII European Symposium on Materials and Fluid Sciences in Microgravity, Brussels, Belgium, April 1992. (In collaboration with B.T. Murray, G.B. McFadden, S.R. Coriell, and A.A. Wheeler.)

Last modified: *September 15, 2022*. Send comments and suggestions to
*Bonita V. Saunders (bonita.saunders@nist.gov)*.