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Graduate Program

Graduate Seminar- March 8th, 2021

Ryan McClarren
Associate Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame

Ryan McClarren has applied computation to understand, analyze, and optimize engineering systems throughout his academic career. He has authored numerous publications in refereed journals on machine learning, uncertainty quantification, and numerical methods, as well as two scientific texts: Uncertainty Quantification and Predictive Computational Science: A Foundation for Physical Scientists and Engineers and Computational Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science Using Python.
A well-known member of the computational nuclear engineering community, Dr. McClarren has won research awards from NSF, DOE, and three national labs. Prior to joining Notre Dame in 2017, he was Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, and previously a research scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory in the Computational Physics and Methods group. While an undergraduate at the University of Michigan he won three awards for creative writing. He appeared on Jeopardy! in 2004 during the record-breaking run of Ken Jennings.