Dianne P. O'Leary

Distinguished University Professor Emerita

I retired after 28 years at the University and am no longer taking new students or postdocs.

Department of Computer Science and
Dianne O'Leary, 2008
Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS),
University of Maryland College Park
Academic Degrees: B.S., Purdue University, 1972; Ph.D., Stanford, 1976.
Office: 3271 A.V. Williams Building.
Mailing Address:
Dianne P. O'Leary
Computer Science Department
University of Maryland
8223 Paint Branch Dr
College Park, MD 20742
U.S.A.
(301) 405-2678 (phone) (301) 405-6707 (fax)
Email to my last name (omitting apostrophe) @cs.umd.edu.
Research Interests:
  • Computational linear algebra
  • Optimization
  • Image processing
  • Information retrieval
  • Quantum computing
  • Computational biology (proteins)
  • Numerical solution of ill-posed problems
  • Scientific computing
  • Parallel numeric algorithms
  • Full CV (pdf)

    Research Summary (pdf)
    Research Summary (html)

    PUBLICATIONS:

  • Technical Reports
  • Software
  • Journal Publications
  • Conference Publications
  • Publications on History of Scientific Computing
  • Publications on Education and Mentoring
  • Books
  • Scientific Computing with Case Studies, Dianne P. O'Leary, SIAM Press, 2009.
  • Deblurring Images: Matrices, Spectra, and Filtering, Per Christian Hansen, James G. Nagy, and Dianne P. O'Leary, SIAM Press, 2006.
  • GRADUATE STUDY IN THE COMPUTER AND MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES: A Survival Manual

  • (html version of Graduate Study)
  • (pdf version of Graduate Study)
  • ACCESSIBILITY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE: A Reflection for Faculty Members

  • (html version)
  • (pdf version, links updated 02/2013)
  • 8 RULES FOR CAREER SUCCESS: Slides from a presentation at an IEEE Women in Engineering Workshop, May 2003

  • powerpoint version
  • postscript version
  • MULTI-SUCCESS , Commencement Address, University of Waterloo, October 2005.

    Some Resources on Teaching Computer Science, November 2016.

    Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture, SIAM Annual Meeting 2008, San Diego, California

    Slides from a recent lecture

    Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics A 2010 report by AAUW

    Survival Guides for Students of:

  • Scientific Computing / Numerical Analysis
  • Optimization
  • Courses:

  • Spring 2012 AMSC 498 / CMSC 498 Deblurring Digital Images
  • Fall 2013 AMSC 662 / CMSC 662 Computer Organization and Programming for Scientific Computing
  • Fall 2007 AMSC 600 / CMSC 760 Advanced Linear Numerical Analysis
  • Fall 2010 AMSC 607 / CMSC 764 / CMSC 878o Advanced Numerical Optimization
  • Fall 2010 AMSC 660 / CMSC 660 Scientific Computing I
  • Spring 2010 AMSC 661 / CMSC 661 Scientific Computing II
  • Fall 2007 AMSC 460 / CMSC 460 Computational Methods
  • Workshops and Meetings

  • Women of Applied Mathematics: Research and Leadership
    sponsored by the DOE and the University of Maryland,
    October 8-10, 2003 at the University of Maryland at College Park.
  • The 1996 Householder Meeting.
  • Latsis Symposium 2002 on the 50th Anniversary of the Conjugate Gradient Algorithm.
  • General information
  • The Historical Lectures
  • Two foundational papers:
  • C. Lanczos, An Iteration Method for the Solution of the Eigenvalue Problem of Linear Differential and Integral Operators, J. Res. Nat. Bur. Standards (45) 1950, pp. 255-282.
  • Magnus R. Hestenes and Eduard Stiefel, Methods of Conjugate Gradients for Solving Linear Systems, J. Res. Nat. Bur. Standards (49) 1952, pp. 409-436.
  • Research, Careers, and Computer Science: A Maryland Symposium
    sponsored by the University of Maryland, 2001.
  • The Interface of Three Areas of Computer Science with the Mathematical Sciences
    sponsored by NAS and NSF, 2000.
  • GOOD RESOURCE:

  • Why So Few? Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, published by AAUW, 2010.
  • My father

    My academic father

    Charlie, 2002

    Charlie and Galileo, 2011

    Web Accessibility