**UC Merced SIAM Student Chapter Events (2014-2015)**

**SAMPLE Seminar**: Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Title: Detecting Chaos: On the Computation of Expansion Entropy

Presenter: Eric Roberts

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB 351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLE Seminar**: Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Title: Two Flavors of the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation

Presenter: Jessica Taylor

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB 351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, September 23th, 2015

Title: Nonconvex reconstruction for low-dimensional fluorescence molecular tomographic Poisson observations

Presenter: Lasith Adhikari

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Title: GPC - A Sample Free Method for Uncertainty Quantification

Presenter: Michael Stobb

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

Event:

**The first undergraduate general meeting and problem solving session**Time: Monday, September 14th, 10am-12pm

Location: 390 SE1

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Title: Computing the Density Function for a Nonlinear Stochastic Delay System

Presenter: Madushani Rajapaksha

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Title: Nonconvex relaxation for photon-limited sparse optimization

Presenter: Lasith Adhikari

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Title: Modeling Size Distribution of Transposable Elements with Fragmentation Equations

Presenter: Mr. Mario Banuelos, graduate student

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Title: An Enzyme Limited, Nucleated Polymerization Model of Prion Aggregates

Presenter: Mr. Jason Davis, PhD Candidate

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**First meeting of the QACC Computing GPU Group**

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 at 12pm

Location: Grad Pad

Lunch provided (please RSVP for food: jclark@ucmerced.edu)

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Title: Modeling the scattering of polarized light in forward-peaked media

Presenter: Ms. Julia Clark, PhD Candidate

Location: Scholar Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Title: Accounting for Surface Concentrations Using a VOF Front

Tracking Method in Multiphase Flow

Presenter: Mr. David Martin, PhD Candidate

Location: Scholar Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Title: Error estimates for the continuous density tracking method

Presenter: Dr. Harish Bhat, Associate Professor

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Title: Analytical and Computational Methods of the Nonlinear

Schrödinger Equation with Application in Bose-Einstein

Condensation

Presenter: Ms. Jessica Taylor, Undergraduate Student

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Title: Numerical Methods for Stochastic Dynamical Systems

Presenter: Ms. Anusha Madushani, Graduate Student

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar:**Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Title: Nonconvex Optimization for Photon-Limited Imaging

Presenter: Mr. Lasith Adhikari, Graduate Student

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Title: Optimal cooperative searching using purely repulsive interactions

Presenter: Mr. Noriyuki P. Tani, Undergraduate Student

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB351

Refreshments at 3:15pm, talk at 3:30pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Title: Remote Sensing Near Dense Clouds

Presenter: Ms. Julia Clark, PhD Candidate

Location: SE1 298

Refreshments at 3:15 pm, talk at 3:30 pm

**SAMPLe Seminar**: Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Title: Nanoscale Architecture of Electroporation (Practice/Job Talk)

Presenter: Ms. Jane HyoJin Lee, PhD Candidate

Location: Scholarly Activities Room, COB 351

Refreshments at 3:15, talk at 3:30