Suzanne M. Shontz
National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Project
"CAREER: Parallel Dynamic Meshing Algorithms for Simulation-Assisted Medical Interventions"


We gratefully acknowledge support from the National Science Foundation through NSF ACI grant 1500487 (formerly NSF ACI grants 1330056 and 1054459).
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under NSF CAREER Award Grant ACI 1500487 (formerly NSF ACI grants 1330056 and 1054459). Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of Suzanne Shontz, her research group, and her collaborators, and do not necessarily reflect those of the National Science Foundation.


NSF PECASE Award Citation

Prof. Shontz is the recipient of a 2011 National Science Foundation Presidential Early Career Award (NSF PECASE) Award (which was awarded in 2012). The citation for her award is as follows:
Suzanne M, Shontz of Pennsylvania State University "For exemplary research in computational and data-enabled science and engineering that bridges applied mathematics, computer science, and scientific applications, and for contributions to education, including new curricula and approaches that encourage diversity in this emerging field."


News Articles on my NSF PECASE Award (based on my NSF CAREER Project):

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Photos from the PECASE Ceremonies. Top row, left to right: Dr. Shontz receiving her NSF PECASE Award; Dr. Shontz with NSF OCI CAREER Program Director, Gabrielle Allen, and Future NSF OCI CAREER Program Director, Daniel Katz; Dr. Shontz on the White House steps after meeting with President Obama and the 95 other PECASE Awardees. Bottom row: President Barack Obama addresses 2011 Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) recipients in the East Room of the White House, July 31, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza).

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Research Results

Book Chapters:

Figure 1: Patient-specific inferior vena cava (IVC) models generated using our superelastic mesh warping algorithm. Left to right: idealized IVC model, left IVC model, retroaortic IVC model [1]. Joint work with the authors of [1].
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Figure 2: Tracking the evolution of the hydrocephalic brain ventricles and cerebrospinal fluid using our combined level set/mesh warping method [2]. Joint work with the authors of [2].
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Publications Submitted to Refereed Journals:

None currently.

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