background : professional and personal, and contact info

    research : sparse matrix algorithms and applied mathematics

    publications : articles and books

    software : SuiteSparse, a suite of sparse matrix algorithms

    matrices : the SuiteSparse Matrix Collection

    classes : numerical methods, discrete math, sparse matrices

    news : press articles about my research

    poetry : mathematical and otherwise

    math + music + art : algorithmic art at


    Contact :  office: (979) 845 4094

    Department of Computer Science and Engineering, 425E HR Bright,

    3112 TAMU, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3112

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above :  a force-directed graph visualization of one of the thousands of sparse matrices in my collection.  The image was created by my collaborator Yifan Hu at AT&T, and appears in an article by Co.Design.  : algorithmic translation of music into art

Fellow of SIAM, ACM and IEEE.  NVIDIA Academic Partner.

Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University.

Sparse Matrix Algorithms:  a talk given at Stanford in June 2013.  This video gives an overview of my research.  For more videos, see my research and matrix pages.

Recipient of the 2018 Walston Chubb award from Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society