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Applied Math Seminars 2017-2018

Fall 2018 Seminars

  • September 14: Tommaso Buvoli (UC Merced), "Polynomial-based Time Integrators" [flyer]

  • September 28: Nicholas Knight (UC Merced), "Butterflies in Layered Media" [abstract]

  • October 5: Helen Moore (AstraZeneca), "Examples of Mathematical Modeling in Drug Development" [flyer]

  • October 12: Mark Hoefer (University of Colorado, Boulder), "Disperse Hydrodynamics: the Mathematics and Physics of Nonlinear Waves in Dispersive Media" [flyer]

  • October 19: David Saintillan (UC San Diego), "From bacteria to chromosomes: hydrodynamic self-organization of biological active matter" [flyer]

  • November 2: Marcella Gomez (UC Santa Cruz), "Engineering cellular response" [flyer]

  • November 9: Oscar Bruno (CalTech), "Numerical Simulation of Propagation and Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves: time-domain transients, pure frequencies, and the Fourier transform" [flyer]

  • December 7: Barbara Prinari (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs), "Scalar, vector and matrix nonlinear Schrödinger equations: a bright and dark soliton zoo" [flyer]

Spring 2018 Seminars

  • March 02: Jinqiao Duan , Illinois Institute of Technology, ''Deterministic Methods for Stochastic Dynamics''

  • March 16: Miles Lopes, UC Davis, "Two New Bootstrop Methods for High-Dimensional and Large-Scale Data"

  • April 06: Chris Rycroft, Harvard University, "The Reference Map Technique for Simulating Complex Materials and Multi-body Interactions"

  • April 13: Adrian Sandu, Virginia Tech, "Multimethod Time Discretizations for the Efficient Solutions of
    Multiphysics Problems"

  • April 27: Third Central Valley SIAM Student Chapter Conference
    Invited speaker Matthias Heinkenschloss, Rice University, "Optimization of Engineering Systems Modeled by Partial Differential Equations"

  • May 04: Joseph Biello, UC Davis, "The Mathematics of Tropical Waves"


Fall 2017 Seminars

  • September 1: Noemi Petra, UC Merced, "Mean-variance Risk-averse Optimal Control of Systems Governed by PDEs with Random Parameter Fields Using Quadratic Approximations"

  • September 15: Boyan Lazarov, Technical University of Denmark and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, "On The Length Scale, Robustness And Manufacturability In Topology Optimization"

  • September 22: Arnold Kim, UC Merced

  • October 13: Tamara Kolda, Sandia National Laboratory

  • October 27: Ajay Gopinathan, UC Merced, "Geometric Incompatibility and Biological Function of Protein Filaments"

  • November 16: Nathan Kutz, University of Washington, "Data-driven Discovery of Governing Equations and Physical Laws"

  • December 1: Mark Alber, UC Riverside, "Multi-scale Mechanisms of Blood Clot Deformation and Contraction"


Spring 2017 Seminars

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

  • March 24: 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"

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

  • April 21: Shilpa Khatri, UC Merced

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