Date 
Speaker 
Title 
Aug 29 


Sep 5 
Labor Day 

Sep 12 
Mike Todd,
ORIE, Cornell 
Robust optimization and the probability that a random triangle is acute 
Sep 19 
Paulette Clancy and Ananth Kaushik,
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell 
Computational Challenges in Molecular Simulations of Electronic Materials 
Sep 26 
David Bindel,
CS, Cornell 
Communities, Spectral Clustering, and Random Walks 
Oct 3 
Michael Overton,
Math & CS, NYU 
Fast algorithms for the approximation of the pseudospectral abscissa and pseudospectral radius of a matrix 
Oct 10 
Fall Break 

Oct 17 
David Bindel and Rajit Manohar,
CS & ECE, Cornell 
Efficient floating point: software and hardware 
Oct 24 
Carmeliza Navasca,
Math, Clarkson 
Algorithms for tensor decomposition 
Oct 31 
Olivier Desjardins, MAE, Cornell 
LargeScale Numerical Modeling of ThreeDimensional Turbulent GasParticle Flows 
Nov 7 
Brandon Hencey,
MAE, Cornell 
Divide and Conquer: Overcoming Complexity in Control System Design 
Nov 14 
Gabriel de Frias, CEE, Cornell 
A multiscale explicit dynamics method for solid mechanics using proper orthogonal decomposition (POD) 
Nov 21 
Jeff Chadwick, CS, Cornell 
Towards efficient PDE solvers via rankstructured Cholesky factorizations 
Nov 28 
Josef Sifuentes,
Math, NYU 
The stability of GMRES convergence, with application to preconditioning by approximate deflation. 