SCAN Seminar

List of Talks given in 2010-11

Monday, August 30   Maria Cameron, University of Maryland
Computing transition paths for rare events
Monday, September 13   Lexing Ying, University of Texas at Austin
Sweeping preconditioners for the Helmholtz equation
Monday, September 20   Ashish Raj, Cornell University
A new nullspace graphcut move algorithm to solve large inverse systems in imaging
Monday, September 27   Bernd Krauskopf, University of Bristol
The role of global manifolds in the transition to chaos in the Lorenz system
Monday, October 4   Peter Frazier, Cornell University
Bayesian methods for simulation optimization
Monday, October 18   Berkant Savas, University of Texas at Austin
Krylov-type tensor computations and perturbation analysis for tensor approximations
Monday, October 25   Shane Henderson, Cornell University
Ambulance redeployment: approximate dynamic programming and bounding achievable performance
Monday, November 1   Tuhin Sahai, UTRC
Hearing the clusters in a graph and decentralized algorithms for estimation and computation
Monday, November 8   Richard Vuduc, Georgia Tech
Should I port my code to a GPU?
Monday, November 15   Derek Warner, Cornell University
Atomistic modeling of deformation and fracture: overcoming the challenge of timescale
Monday, November 22   Chris Myers, Cornell University
Software design for modeling the dynamics of reaction networks
Monday, November 29   Tomas Johnson, Cornell University
Joint state and parameter estimation from noisy data using the set-membership approach
Monday, January 24   Marsha Berger, New York University
Status report on embedded boundary grids
Monday, January 31   Alex Vladimirsky, Cornell University
Optimal control with budget constraints and resets
Monday, February 7   Chris Shoemaker, Cornell University
Surrogate optimization for nonlinear and global optimization of computationally expensive simulation models
Monday, February 14   Andras Sipos, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
A quest for disconnected branches: a hybrid approach
Monday, February 21   Peter Diamessis, Cornell University
Spectral multidomain penalty methods for the simulation of highly nonlinear and non-hydrostatic environmental flows: progress and challenges
Monday, March 7   Adam Chacon, Cornell University
Domain decomposition methods for the Eikonal equation
Monday, March 14   David Bindel, Cornell University
Resonances: interpretation, computation, and perturbation
Monday, March 28   Andreas Klöckner, New York University
High-order DG wave propogation on GPUs: infrastructure, implementation method improvements
Monday, April 4   Clark Dohrmann, Sandia National Laboratories
Domain decomposition solvers for PDEs: some basics, practical tools, and new developments
Monday, April 11   Stefan Ragnarsson, Cornell University
Symmetric embeddings of tensors, block tensors, and block unfoldings
Monday, April 18   Michael Ferris, University of Wisconsin
New stochastic programming approaches for radiation therapy planning
Monday, May 2   Jianlin Xia, Purdue University
Fast structured direct solutions of sparse linear systems