Bob Robey Visit


Special Guest - Bob Robey

Bob Robey
Computational Physicist / Programmer @ Los Alamos National Laboratory

View the Bob Robey Guest Speaker Announcement for more details on the visit to CCU's campus.  He visited from Monday, September 16, 2019 to Tuesday, September 17, 2019.  He gave a spcial talk titled, "“CLAMR: How students, fires, hashing, and Coastal Carolina University forged an adaptive mesh mini application” in Wall 210 at 4pm on Monday, September 16, 2019.  Topics included computational science, high performance, computing, some internship opportunities for summer 2020, experiences from past CCU student interns and MORE!

View the ISTI Summer Schools 2020 brochure for educational internship opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.

View the 2020 Parallel Computing Summer Research Internship brochure for details on the 10-week program where students will receive training and lectures on modern topics in HPC and software development


Los Alamos National Laboratory | Computational Physics Division

Bob Robey is a Research Scientist in the Eulerian Applications group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He is the lead author of CLAMR miniapp, an open source adaptive mesh refinement shallow water hydrocode. Some of his interests include parallel algorithm research and computational physics methods research. He has over 20 years of experience in shock wave research including the operation of large explosively driven shock tubes and writing compressible fluid dynamics codes.

He helped establish the High Performance Computing Center at the University of New Mexico and the Maui High Performance Computing Center. He has been one of the key contributors to the 2011-2014 X Division Summer Workshop program. He is currently Board President of the New Mexico Supercomputing Challenge, a high school and middle school computational modeling program that has been going for 26 years. He is the leader of Venture Crew 20, a high-adventure co-ed program for ages 14 to 21 withactivities that include white-water kayaking, rock-climbing, skiing and hiking.