Seminars and Events


Unless otherwise noted, the Applied Math seminars is held on Fridays from 3:00-4:20 pm in the Classroom and Office Building #1 (COB-1) Room 110. 

Tea and cookies will be served from 3:00-3:20 pm.

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Fall 2017 Seminars

  • September 1: Prof. Noemi Petra, UC Merced

  • September 15: Dr. Boyan Lazarov, Technical University of Denmark and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  • September 22: Prof. Arnold Kim, UC Merced

  • October 13: Dr. Tamara Kolda, Sandia National Laboratory 

  • October 27: Prof. Ajay Gopinathan, UC Merced

  • November 16 [Thursday]: Prof. Nathan Kutz, University of Washington

  • December 1: Prof. Mark Alber, UC Riverside 


Spring 2017 Seminars

  • March 10: Dr. Vu Thai Luan, UC Merced, "Efficient Exponential Time Integration for Stiff PDEs: Construction and Applications"

  • March 24: Prof. Vrushali Bokil, Oregon State University, "Dispersion Minimized Compatible Discretizations for Maxwell’s Equations in Linear Dispersive Materials"

  • April 7: Second Central Valley SIAM Student Conference

    Special Seminar Speaker Prof. Daniela Calvetti, Case Western Reserve University, "Uncertainty Quantification and Numerical Analysis: Interactions and Synergies"

    Time and place: 1:30pm - 3:00pm, COB-1 120

  • April 14: Dr. Michael Minion, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, "Iterative, Multi-level, and Time-Parallel Methods for Temporal Integration of Complex PDEs"

  • April 21: Prof. Shilpa Khatri, UC Merced

  • April 28: Dr. ilker Kocyigit, University of Michigan, "l1-based optimization methods in array imaging and Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR)"


Fall 2016 Seminars

  • September 16: Prof. Dongwook Lee, UC Santa Cruz,"New High-Order Methods using Gaussian Processes for high-performace computing"

  • September 23: Dr. Matthias Bussonnier, UC Berkeley, "Jupyter, a modern tool for Open Science"

  • October 7: Prof. Juan C. Meza, UC Merced, "Derivative-free optimization methods for a surface structure determination problem"

  • October 21: Dr. Kody J.H. Law, Oakridge National Lab, "Multilevel Monte Carlo for inference"  

  • November 4: Prof. Chrysoula Tsogka, University of Crete, "Interferometric imaging with intensity-only measurements"

  • November 18: Prof. Joseph Biello, UC Davis, (Title: TBA)


Contact Us

Graduate Admissions:
Phone: 209-228-4723
Graduate Funding:
Phone: 209-228-4622
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Phone: 209-228-4723
Fax: 209-228-6906
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Merced, CA 95343


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