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Applied Math Seminars 2015-2016

Fall 2016 Seminars

September 16 2016: Dongwook Lee, UC Santa Cruz,"New High-Order Methods using Gaussian Processes for high-performace computing"

September 23 2016: Matthias Bussonnier, UC Berkeley, "Jupyter, a modern tool for Open Science"

October 7 2016: Juan C. Meza, UC Merced, "Derivative-free optimization methods for a surface structure determination problem"

October 21 2016: Kody J.H. Law, Oakridge National Lab, "Multilevel Monte Carlo for inference"  

November 4 2016: Chrysoula Tsogka, University of Crete, "Interferometric imaging with intensity-only measurements"

November 18 2016: Joseph Biello, UC Davis


Spring 2016 Seminars (Applied Mathematics)

  • 08 January 2016 : Miles Lubin, MIT (Title: JuMP: A modeling language for mathematical optimization)

  • 22 January 2016:  Ravi Samtaney, KAUST (Title: Simulation Enabled Discoveries: Examples from MHD and Turbulence)

  • 12 February 2016: Genetha Gray, Intel  (Title: Applying Data Skills to Applied Problems in Industry)

  • 19 February 2016: Dan Martin, Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory (LBNL) (Title: Modeling Antarctic Ice Sheet Dynamics with Adaptive Mesh Refinement)

  • 26 February 2016: Mike Siegel, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) (Title: A hybrid numerical method for interfacial flow with transition layers)

  • 04 March 2016: Xiaoye S. Li, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) (Title: Accelerating Direct Linear Solvers with Algorithmic and Hardware Advances)

  • 11 March 2016: Jason Green, University of Massachusetts Boston (UMB) (Title: Anatomy of an Explosion: How to Decode the Chemical Rules)

  • 24 March 2016*Anna-Karin Tornberg, KTH (Title: Highly accurate numerical methods for evaluation of singular and nearly singular integrals in integral equations)

  • 08 April 2016: Selenne Bañuelos (California State University Channel Islands)  (Title: Modeling the Effects of Temperature on Human Sleep Patterns)

  • 15 April 2016: Christel Hohenegger (University of Utah)  (Title: Immersed particle dynamics in fluids with memory)

  • 29 April 2016: First Central Valley SIAM Student Chapter conference (keynote speaker Omar Ghattas, UT Austin) organized by the UC Merced SIAM Student Chapter (Title talkQuantifying and managing uncertainties in large-scale complex models, with applications to flow of the Antarctic ice sheet )

  • 06 May 2016: Matthias Morzfeld  (University of Arizona)  (Title: TBA)


* Note the special time: Thursday from 9:30am-11:30am (coffee&tea 9.30-10.00 and seminar 10:00 - 11:00), same location COB 263


Spring 2015 Seminars (Applied Mathematics)

13 February 2015 : Prof. Nathan Keim, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

20 February 2015 : Prof. Wenbo Tang, Arizona State University

6 March 2015 : Prof. Ryan Szypowski, Cal Poly Pomona

20 March 2015 : Dr. Jing Li, Ecole Polytechnique

3 April 2015: Prof. William Velez, University of Arizona

17 April 2015 : Dr. Cosmin Petra, Argonne National Lab