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RIA #56: Dr. Kyle Niemeyer on Open Science

Dr. Kyle Niemeyer

Dr. Kyle Niemeyer

On this episode, Katie is joined by Dr. Kyle Niemeyer, an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University. His research focuses on developing new computational tools to better simulate important physical phenomena, including combustion, turbulence-chemistry interactions, and fluid dynamics. Kyle is also an advocate for open science and reproducibility in computational science.

Transcript (.docx)

Show Notes

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Segment 1: Growing a Research Pipeline [00:00-12:27]

In this first segment, Kyle shares about his current research and how it influences future projects.

Segment 2: Open Science [12:28-23:07]

In segment two, Kyle discusses his passion for open science.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Being a Journal Editor [23:08-34:19]

In segment three, Kyle shares about his experience as an editor with several open science journals.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #1 [00:00-04:35]: Perceived Drawbacks of Open Science

In this bonus clip, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #2 [00:00-02:26]: Dr. Kyle Niemeyer’s Podcasting Experience

In this bonus clip, the following resources are mentioned:

Bonus Clip #3 [00:00-04:26]: Standardizing Data and Software Citations

In this bonus clip, the following resources are mentioned:

  • Smith AM, Katz DS, Niemeyer KE, FORCE11 Software Citation Working Group.
    (2016) Software Citation Principles. PeerJ Computer Science 2:e86.
    DOI: 10.7717/peerj-cs.86

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