Date 
Speaker 
Title 
Aug 30 
Maria Cameron,
Math, UMD 
Computing Transition Paths for Rare Events

Sep 6 
LABOR DAY 

Sep 13 
Lexing Ying,
Math, UT Austin 
Sweeping preconditioners
for the Helmholtz equation

Sep 20 
Ashish Raj,
Weill, Cornell

A New Nullspace Graphcut Move
Algorithm to Solve Large Inverse Systems in Imaging

Sep 27 
Bernd Krauskopf,
Math, Bristol

The role of global manifolds
in the transition to chaos in the Lorenz system

Oct 4 
Peter Frazier,
ORIE, Cornell 
Bayesian Methods for
Simulation Optimization

Oct 11 
FALL BREAK 

Oct 18 
Berkant Savas,
CS, UT Austin

Krylovtype tensor computations
and perturbation analysis for tensor approximations

Oct 25 
Shane Henderson,
ORIE, Cornell

Ambulance Redeployment:
Approximate Dynamic Programming
and Bounding Achievable Performance

Nov 1 
Tuhin Sahai,
UTRC

Hearing the Clusters in a Graph
and Decentralized Algorithms for Estimation and Computation

Nov 8 
Richard Vuduc,
CS&E, Georgia Tech

Should I port my code to a GPU? 
Nov 15 
Derek Warner,
CEE, Cornell

Atomistic modeling of deformation and fracture:
overcoming the challenge of timescale

Nov 22 
Chris Myers,
Physics/CBSU, Cornell

Software design for modeling the dynamics of reaction networks

Nov 29 
Tomas Johnson,
Math, Cornell

Joint state and parameter estimation from noisy data
using the setmembership approach 