During the month of July 2016, CSRC Director Dr. Jose Castillo visited Rio De Janeiro, Brazil attending the International Conference on Spectral and High Order Methods (ICOSAHOM), June 27th through July 1st, 2016. At this conference, he presented his paper, “High Order Compact Mimetic Finite Differences.” Dr. Castillo also made a visitation to the Federal University of Mato Grosso (campus Araguaia). He delivered a talk on “An Overview of Mimetic Discretization Methods” and also made a presentation about the Computational Science Research Center at SDSU.