Sandia researcher Cindy Phillips has been selected as a Fellow by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), the leading professional organization for applied and computational mathematicians. Cindy was recognized for “Contributions to the theory and applications of combinatorial optimization.” Selection as a SIAM fellow is an honor the society reserves for its most distinguished and accomplished members.
Cindy is a Senior Scientist in the Center for Computing Research, and she works on combinatorial optimization, algorithm design and analysis, and parallel computation. Her research has touched on a wide range of applications including scheduling, network and infrastructure surety, integer programming, graph algorithms, computational biology, quantum computing, computer security, wireless network management, social network analysis/graph data mining, sensor placement, and co-design of algorithms for next generation architectures. Her research has been honored with a number of international awards. Cindy received a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from Harvard University and a PhD in computer science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has been at Sandia since 1990.
April 1, 2016