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Archived Seminars 2007:

 

bullet July 28, 2014, "Summer Argonne Students Symposium (SASSy) - Part 1" LANS Summer Students, [more info]

bullet July 21, 2014, "Extreme Scale Density Matrix Calculations of Coupled Quantum Systems" Matt Otten, PhD Student, Department of Physics, Cornell University, [more info]

bullet July 16, 2014, "Development of a time-dependent marine ice flow model adjoint and its application to data assimilation" Daniel Goldberg, Lecturer in Glaciology, School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh, [more info]

bullet July 2, 2014, "Towards Scalable Gaussian Process Analysis " Mihai Anitescu, Computational Mathematician, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet June 25, 2014, "EcoGrid EU: A State-of-the-Art Demand Response Demonstration in Europe" Emil M. Larsen, PhD Student, Center for Electric Power and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, [more info]

bullet June 11, 2014, "Data-Driven Model for Solar Irradiation Based on Satellite Observations" Ilias Bilionis, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet June 4, 2014, "Application of Optimization to Genome Annotation and Metabolic Network Modeling" Christopher S. Henry, Computational Biologist, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet June 2, 2014 to June 2, 2014, "Performance Tuning for GPUs - An Iterative Process" Karl Rupp, Postdoctoral Appointee, Institute for Microelectronics, Vienna University of Technology, [more info]

bullet May 21, 2014, "Boundary integral methods for Stokes flow: Quadrature techniques and fast Ewald methods" Oana Marin, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS Division, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet May 12, 2014, "Moment-Based Relaxations of Optimal Power Flow Problems" Daniel K. Molzahn, Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, [more info]

bullet May 7, 2014, "Scalable Strategies for Large-scale Structured Nonlinear Optimization" Nai-Yuan Chiang, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet April 30, 2014, "Understanding Asynchronous Noise: Towards Exascale Resilience" Adam Hammouda, Predoctoral Appointee, MCS Division, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet April 16, 2014, "A Discontinuous Petrov-Galerkin Methodology for Incompressible Flow" Nathan V. Roberts, Postdoctoral Appointee, ALCF, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet April 9, 2014, "Oblique Laminar-Turbulent Interfaces in Couette Flow and Self-Sustaining Process in Boundary Layer Flows" Philipp Schlatter, Associate Professor, Mechanics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), [more info]

bullet April 2, 2014, "Storage, Scheduling and User Interfacing Challenges in Distributed Systems" Ketan Maheshwari, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet March 26, 2014, "How to Solve a Billion-by-Billion Dense Linear System in Minutes" Jie Chen, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS Division, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet March 13, 2014, "Active subspace methods for high-dimensional response surfaces" Paul G. Constantine, Assistant Professor of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Colorado School of Mines, [more info]

bullet February 12, 2014, "Hierarchical Krylov and Nested Krylov Methods using PETSc for Extreme-Scale Computing" Hong Zhang, Consultant, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet February 5, 2014, "Dynamics Constrained Optimization of Electrical Power Systems" Shrirang Abhyankar, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet January 9, 2014, "Experiences in Manually Tuning for Parallelism and Data Locality in a Combustion Benchmark" Catherine Olschanowsky, Assistant Professor, Colorado State University, [more info]

bullet December 13, 2013, "Computing in Optimization using Julia" Miles Lubin, Ph.D. Student, Operations Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, [more info]

bullet December 11, 2013, "Statistical inference problems for (nonlinear) Stochastic PDEs" Igor Cialenco, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology, [more info]

bullet December 4, 2013, "A SLPEC/EQP Method for MPECs" Todd Munson, Computational Scientist, [more info]

bullet November 20, 2013, "Stochastic Optimal Control Framework for Natural Gas Network Operations" Victor Zavala, Assistant Computational Mathematician, [more info]

bullet November 13, 2013, "Robust Solvers for Emerging Challenges in Computational Science" Peter Brune, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet November 6, 2013, "Using Adaptive Sparse Grids to Solve High-Dimensional Dynamic Models" Simon Scheidegger, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich, [more info]

bullet October 30, 2013, "Integrated Modeling of Cyber-Physical-Social Systems with Applications to Smart-Grids" Ahmad F Taha, Ph.D. Student, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Purdue University, [more info]

bullet October 25, 2013, "On a combinatorial optimization problem involving the graph Laplacian matrix" Fu Lin, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, Argonne National Labortatory, [more info]

bullet October 9, 2013, "Correlated electron dynamics and excited-state plasmons" Jonathan J. Foley, IV, Postdoctoral Appointee, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet October 2, 2013, "NDPF at Argonne" Stefan Wild, Assistant Computational Mathematician, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet September 24, 2013, "The Return of the Augmented Lagrangian" Sven Leyffer, Computational Mathematician - Mathematics and Computer Science Division, [more info]

bullet September 10, 2013, "Time integration and solver challenges in tokamak edge plasma simulation" Jed Brown, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet August 29, 2013, "Improved diffusion Monte Carlo for quantum Monte Carlo, rare event simulation, data assimilation, and more" Jonathan Weare, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, The University of Chicago, [more info]

bullet August 19, 2013, "ARGoS: Large-Scale Physics-Based Simulation of Swarm Robotics Systems" Carlo Pinciroli, Ph.D. Student, IRIDIA, CoDE, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, [more info]

bullet August 14, 2013, "SASSy (Summer Argonne Students Symposium) Part 2" LANS Summer Students, [more info]

bullet August 12, 2013, "A Fast Algorithm for Parameter Estimation in XRD" Marc Steinbach, Professor, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, [more info]

bullet August 1, 2013, "SASSy (Summer Argonne Students Symposium) Part 1" LANS Summer Students, [more info]

bullet July 19, 2013, "RLT-POS: Reformulation-Linearization Technique-based Optimization Software for Solving Polynomial Programming Problems" Evrim Dalkiran , Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Wayne State University, [more info]

bullet July 16, 2013, "Steering Augmented Lagrangian Methods" Daniel Robinson, Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, [more info]

bullet July 10, 2013, "Performance of automatic differentiation tools in the dynamic simulation of multibody systems " Sri Hari Krishna Narayanan, Assistant Computer Scientist, MCS, [more info]

bullet June 26, 2013, "On Convenience and Inconvenience in GPU Computing" Karl Rupp, Postdoc, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet June 21, 2013, "Decomposition Techniques for Parallel Solution of NLP Problems Based on Nonlinear Interior-Point Methods" Carl D. Laird , Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University , [more info]

bullet June 12, 2013, "A New Perspective on Sparse Support Vector Machines (SVMs) and a Projected Gradient Method" Noam Goldberg, Research Associate, Carnegie Mellon University , [more info]

bullet June 4, 2013, "Numerical experiments of turbulent flows on supercomputers" Dan Henningson, Director, Swedish e-Science Research Centre, [more info]

bullet May 28, 2013, "Synchrophasor based Voltage Stability and Real Time Implementation" Anurag Srivastava, Associate Professor, Washington State University, [more info]

bullet May 22, 2013, "Discovering Crystals using Shape Matching and Machine Learning" Carolyn Phillips, Aneesur Rahman Postdoctoral Fellow, CI, Argonne National Laboratory , [more info]

bullet May 13, 2013, "A Dynamical System for PageRank with Time-Dependent Teleportation" David Gleich, Assistant Professor, Purdue University , [more info]

bullet April 30, 2013, "Studying flow stability and developed wall turbulence - some results using high-order DNS" Philipp Schlatter, Professor, KTH Stockholm, Sweden, [more info]

bullet April 17, 2013, "Iterative Methods for Hybrid Optimization of Power Networks" Todd Murphey, Associate Professor, Northwestern University, [more info]

bullet April 3, 2013, "Network-centric resource scheduling in e-Science networks" Eunsung Jung, Postdoc, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet March 26, 2013, "MOPEC: Multiple Optimization Problems with Equilibrium Constraints" Michael C. Ferris, Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, [more info]

bullet March 18, 2013, "On the Nature of Dispersion in the Ocean" Tamay Ozgokmen, Professor, The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, FL, [more info]

bullet March 13, 2013, "Do-It-Yourself Parallel Data Analysis " Tom Peterka, Assistant Computer Scientist, MCS, [more info]

bullet March 6, 2013, "The Multifaceted Mathematics for Complex Energy Systems (M2ACS) Project" Mihai Anitescu, Computational Mathematician, MCS, [more info]

bullet February 22, 2013, "Two mathematical topics in mutiscale science: random composites and metastable states" Claude Le Bris, Ecole des Ponts and INRIA, France/Visiting Prof. at the Univ. of Chicago, [more info]

bullet February 20, 2013, "Algorithms and Software for Quantum Chemistry at Petascale and Beyond" Jeff Hammond, Assistant Computational Scientist, ALCF, [more info]

bullet February 13, 2013, "Composability, performance, and resilience in multilevel solvers" Jed Brown, Argonne Scholar, MCS , [more info]

bullet February 6, 2013, "Tensors and hypermatrices in physics, chemistry, and optimization" Lek-Heng Lim , Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago, [more info]

bullet January 9, 2013, "Unified Discretizations and Solution Techniques for Numerical Computations over Complex Geometries" Xiangmin (Jim) Jiao, Assoc Prof, Applied Math & Statistics, Stony Brook University, [more info]

bullet January 7, 2013, "An adaptive wavelet stochastic collocation method for irregular solutions of PDEs with random input data" Clayton Webster, Senior Staff Mathematician, Oak Ridge National Lab, [more info]

bullet December 19, 2012, "Peer Education For Scientific Computing " Katy Huff, [more info]

bullet November 29, 2012, "Methods for Solving Large Dynamic Optimization Problems in Economics" Ken Judd, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, [more info]

bullet November 28, 2012, "Toward a more robust, data parallel algebraic multigrid method" Luke Olson, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, [more info]

bullet November 14, 2012, "Analysis of Large-Scale Computer Experiments" Lulu Kang, Assistant Professor, Applied Mathematics Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, [more info]

bullet November 7, 2012, "A Quadratic C^0 Interior Penalty Method for Cahn-Hilliard Equations" Shiyuan Gu, Postdoc, MSD, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet October 31, 2012, "Opportunities in Coherent Diffractive Imaging: Help wanted!" Ian McNulty, Physicist, Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet October 24, 2012, "Branch-and-Sandwich : A Deterministic Global Optimization Algorithm for Optimistic Bilevel Programming Problems" Polyxeni-M. Kleniati, Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London,, [more info]

bullet October 19, 2012, "Memory movement optimized multigrid algorithms" Jed Brown & Mark Adams , Postdoc, MCS & Research Scientist, Columbia University, [more info]

bullet October 16, 2012, "The FEniCS Project" Anders Logg, Senior Research Scientist, Simula Research Laboratory & Associate Professor, University of Oslo, [more info]

bullet October 10, 2012, "Morphological Evolution of Particles in Stressed Solids " Xiaofan Li, Associate Professor, Dept of Applied Math, IIT, [more info]

bullet October 3, 2012, "Fast numerical methods for mixed-integer nonlinear model predictive control" Christian Kirches, Postdoc (visiting), MCS, [more info]

bullet August 8, 2012, "Multicore Homology" Ryan Lewis, Grad Student, Dartmouth college, [more info]

bullet August 2, 2012, "SASSy 2012" Givens Fellows and Summer Interns, LANS, [more info]

bullet July 25, 2012, " Automatic Numerical Algorithms with Performance Guarantees " Fred J. Hickernell , Professor and Chair Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology, [more info]

bullet July 17, 2012, "Initial Boundary Value Problems, Summation-By-Parts Operators and Weak Boundary Conditions with Multi-Physics Applications" Jan Nordstrom, Professor in Scientific Computing, Department of Mathematics, Linkoping University, Sweden, [more info]

bullet July 9, 2012, "Simulation-based optimization in engineering: from hybrid derivative-free methods to MINLP and MVP." Anne-Sophie Crelot, PhD fellow, University of Namur , [more info]

bullet June 27, 2012, "Nanovol: A Volumetric Visualization and Analysis Framework for Chemical Materials Science" Aaron Knoll, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet June 13, 2012, "Towards the Quantum Machine: Fast and accurate modeling of quantum chemical properties using machine learning" O. Anatole von Lilienfeld, Assistant Computational Scientist, LCF , [more info]

bullet June 6, 2012, "Swift/T: Scalable dataflow programming for composite applications" Justin M Wozniak, Assistant Computer Scientist, MCS, [more info]

bullet May 24, 2012, "Kinematic variational principle for vortical structure of Euler flows " Yasuhide Fukumoto , Institute of Mathematics for Industry, Kyushu University, Japan, [more info]

bullet May 23, 2012, "Evaluating polynomials in several variables and their derivatives on a GPU computing processor" Genady Gregory Yoffe, Dept. of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, [more info]

bullet May 17, 2012, "Designing and Understanding Future Storage System " Ning Liu, Research Aide, MCS, [more info]

bullet May 16, 2012, "Legal Complexity: Measuring complexity within the Supreme Court precedent network and predicting network growth" Ryan Whalen, JD and PhD student at Northwestern University, [more info]

bullet May 10, 2012, "Interior Point warmstarts and stochastic programming" Andreas Grothey, Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, [more info]

bullet May 8, 2012, "Optimization and Exascale Computing" Andreas Grothey, Senior Lecturer, University of Edinburgh, [more info]

bullet May 2, 2012, "The improvement and analysis of ACO algorithms for the DTSP by the use of different pheromone restructuring procedures and local searches" Sabrina Oliveira , Capes Ph.D. fellow at IRIDIA, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, [more info]

bullet April 27, 2012, "Stochastic First- and Zero-order Methods for Nonconvex Stochastic Programming" Guanghui (George) Lan, Assistant Professor, University of Florida, [more info]

bullet April 26, 2012, "Multiscale Methods in the "Big Data" World of Networks" Ilya Safro, Argonne Scholar, LANS, [more info]

bullet April 18, 2012, "The Earth Microbiome Project: A new paradigm in geospatial and temporal studies of microbial ecology" Jack Gilbert, Assistant Professor, Dept of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago and ANL, [more info]

bullet April 13, 2012, "A Tool TH to Test and Evaluate Scientific Computations" Brian T. Smith, Numerica 21 Inc, [more info]

bullet April 11, 2012, "Parallel distributed-memory simplex for large-scale stochastic LP problems" Miles Lubin, Predoc, MCS, [more info]

bullet April 11, 2012, "TBA" Alexandra Newman, Professor, Colorado School of Mines, [more info]

bullet April 10, 2012, "A Matrix-Free Trust-Region SQP Algorithm for Large-Scale Optimization" Denis Ridzal, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratory, [more info]

bullet April 5, 2012, "Adaptive finite element methods for compressible flows using high-order stabilization" Murtazo Nazarov, Visiting Assist. Prof., Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, [more info]

bullet April 4, 2012, "Automating Recompute vs. Store Decisions in Adjoint Computations" Jean Utke, MCS, [more info]

bullet March 21, 2012, "An adaptive treecode for evolution of microstructure in elastic media" Hualong Feng, Illinois Institute of Technology , [more info]

bullet March 19, 2012, "Enhanced Multilevel Manifold Learning" Haw-ren Fang , Research Associate, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, [more info]

bullet March 14, 2012, "Optimal Filling of Shapes" Carolyn Phillips, Aneesur Rahman Postdoctoral Fellow, CI, [more info]

bullet February 29, 2012, "Parallel computation on bag of workstations using Swift coasters " Ketan Maheshwari, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet February 23, 2012, "10x10: A Customized Approach to Energy-Efficient Execution" Apala Guha, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Chicago, [more info]

bullet February 22, 2012, "GROPHECY: GPU performance projection from CPU code skeletons" Jiayuan Meng, Argonne Scholar, ALCF, [more info]

bullet February 8, 2012, "Pasts that Never Happened: Archaeological Simulation Models and Computational Social Science" John T. Murphy, Computational Postdoctoral Fellow, DIS, ALCF, [more info]

bullet February 1, 2012, "Statistical estimation with shape constraints" David Papp, Postdoctoral Fellow, IEMS, Northwestern University, [more info]

bullet January 25, 2012, "Multiscale method for network generation" Alexander Gutfraind, UT Austin, [more info]

bullet January 18, 2012, "Optimization problems in atomistic and first principles materials modeling -- a few examples" Maria Chan, Postdoctoral appointee, CNM, [more info]

bullet January 17, 2012, "Efficient Regularized Isotonic Regression via Partitioning and L1 Penalization " Ronny Luss, Postdoctoral Fellow, EECS, University of California, Berkeley and INRIA-SIERRA, [more info]

bullet January 11, 2012, "Distributed parallel algorithms for problems in polynomial optimization and robust control" Reza Kamyar, Ph.D. student at Illinois Institute of Technology, [more info]

bullet January 9, 2012, "TBA" Xiangmin (Jim) Jiao, Assoc Prof, Applied Math & Statistics, Stony Brook University, [more info]

bullet December 14, 2011, "MINRES-QLP for Singular Symmetric and Hermitian Linear Equations and Least-Squares Problems" Sou-Cheng Choi, Computation Institute, UofC / ANL, [more info]

bullet December 7, 2011, "Large-Scale Nonlinear Optimization with Inexact Step Computations" Andreas Waechter, Northwestern University, [more info]

bullet December 2, 2011, "Communication Reducing Data Models and Asynchronous Algorithms" Mark F. Adams, Columbia University, [more info]

bullet December 1, 2011, "Accelerating Algebraic Multigrid on GPUs" Steven Dalton, PhD Student at UIUC, [more info]

bullet November 30, 2011, "Statistical estimation with shape constraints" David Papp, Postdoctoral Fellow, IEMS, Northwestern University, [more info]

bullet November 29, 2011, "A Fast Mixed-Precision Strategy for Iterative GPU-Based Solution of the Laplace Equation" Stefan Glimberg, PhD student at the Technical University of Denmark, [more info]

bullet November 22, 2011, "Towards Genome-Scale Based Dynamic Modeling of Cellular Metabolism. The Cybernetic Approach" Hyun-Seob Song, Research Scientist, ECN, Purdue University, [more info]

bullet November 21, 2011, "Introducing GPSI: YOUR New Computing Environment" Mark Hereld, MCS, [more info]

bullet November 9, 2011, "Anti-Islanding in Transmission Switching AND Using Symmetry to Optimize Over Extended Formulations" Jim Ostrowski, Postdoctoral Appointee, DIS, [more info]

bullet November 3, 2011, "Emergency recording of persian antiquities: electronic imaging editing, and presentation of the persepolis fortification archive" Matthew W. Stolper and Sandra Schloen, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago, [more info]

bullet October 12, 2011, "Incorporation of Stochastic Effects in Climate Models" J. Clayton Kerce, Argos Intelligence, Marietta GA, [more info]

bullet September 28, 2011, "The Network Intrusion Response Problem and Solution Techniques" Noam Goldberg, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet September 23, 2011, "Sparse linear algebra for interior point methods" Ed Rothberg, Gurobi Optimization, [more info]

bullet September 7, 2011, "Convergence Analysis of a Parallel Newton Scheme for Dynamic Power Grid Simulations" Victor Zavala, MCS, [more info]

bullet August 24, 2011, "An adjoint-based inexact Newton method for inverse problems governed by nonlinear full Stokes models of ice sheet flows" Noemi Petra, ICES Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin, [more info]

bullet August 17, 2011, "The Discrete Empirical Interpolation Method for Nonlinear Model Reduction" Danny C Sorensen, Rice University, [more info]

bullet August 2, 2011, "Student Argonne Summer Symposium - SASSy 2011" 10 LANS Summer Students, [more info]

bullet July 28, 2011, "A Continuous Multilevel Solver for the Vertex Separator Problem" James Hungerford, MCS Summer Student and Ph.D. Student, Dept of Mathematics, Univeristy of Florida, [more info]

bullet July 27, 2011, "Matrix splitting methods for bound-constrained quadratic programming and linear complementarity problems" Daniel Robinson, Northwestern, [more info]

bullet July 20, 2011, "An "energy norm" for nonsymmetric problems with application to algebraic multigrid" James Lottes, University of Oxford, [more info]

bullet July 14, 2011, "Is there an easy route to reach the peak of performance?" Jesse Wang, Chicago State University, [more info]

bullet July 6, 2011, "Scalable Stochastic Optimization of Complex Energy Systems" Miles Lubin, Predoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet June 29, 2011, "Heuristics to find feasible solutions of Mixed Integer Nonlinear Problems" Pietro Belotti, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, [more info]

bullet June 23, 2011, "Continuous-time dynamic user equilibrium via differential complementarity systems" Prof. Jong-Shi Pang, UIUC, [more info]

bullet June 1, 2011, "Using Performance Models to Provide Efficient Programming Solutions on Multicores" Van Bui, Predoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet May 25, 2011, "Postdoc Mentoring meeting" Todd Munson, MCS Postdoc Mentoring program coordinator, [more info]

bullet May 11, 2011, "Computing Vortex Sheet Motion" Robert Krasny, University of Michigan, [more info]

bullet May 4, 2011, "Numerical Linear Algebra Challenges in Very Large Scale Data Analysis" Jie Chen, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet April 27, 2011, "High-Level, One-Sided Programming Models on MPI: A Case Study with Global Arrays" James Dinan, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet April 20, 2011, "Towards simulation-time data analysis and I/O acceleration on leadership-class systems" Venkatram Vishwanath, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet April 15, 2011, "Challenges in Analyzing Large Dynamic Networks" Sanjukta Bhowmick, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Nebraska at Omaha, [more info]

bullet April 14, 2011, "Numerical modelling in Glaciology: computational challenges and opportunities" Ian Rutt, Department of Geography, College of Science, Swansea University, [more info]

bullet April 13, 2011, "Multigrid methods with applications to MHD and structural mechanics" Mark Adams, Columbia University, [more info]

bullet April 12, 2011, "Multifidelity Methods for Multidisciplinary System Design" Andrew March, PhD candidate, MIT Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, [more info]

bullet March 30, 2011, "A simple introduction to complex analysis" Prachi Mahajan, Indian Institute of Science, [more info]

bullet March 23, 2011, "Dynamic Trees for Response Surface Learning and Optimization" Robert Gramacy, Booth Business School, [more info]

bullet March 16, 2011, "Globally Solving Nonconvex QPs via Completely Positive Programming" Jieqiu Chen, Wilkinson Fellow, MCS, [more info]

bullet March 14, 2011, "Optimal Filling of Shapes" Carolyn Phillips, Aneesur Rahman Postdoctoral Fellow, CI, [more info]

bullet March 7, 2011, "Block Tensor Computations" Charles Van Loan, Cornell University, [more info]

bullet February 23, 2011, "The need for super-computations in biomedical simulation of the brain" Andreas Linninger, Professor, UIC, [more info]

bullet February 16, 2011, "Algorithmic and computational challenges of very large Reverse Monte Carlo simulations" Karoly Nemeth, Assistant Physicist, APS, [more info]

bullet February 10, 2011, "On stability of grid overlapping methods" Yulia Peet, MCS & Northwestern University, [more info]

bullet February 8, 2011, "Friends Don't Let Friends Tune Code" Jeff Hollingsworth, Professor & Associate Chair, Computer Science Dept., University of Maryland, [more info]

bullet January 26, 2011, "Building the Next Generation of Parallel Applications" Michael A. Heroux, Sandia National Laboratories , [more info]

bullet January 20, 2011, "Contextual Modeling in Continuous Speech Tone Recognition" Siwei Wang, Computer Science Department, University of Chicago, [more info]

bullet January 19, 2011, "Real-Time Optimization for Energy Management of Building Systems" Victor Zavala, MCS, [more info]

bullet January 12, 2011, "New Additions to PETSc" Barry Smith, MCS, [more info]

bullet December 15, 2010, "An Introduction to TikZ" Sean Farley, Predoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet December 1, 2010, "Algorithms and Software for Sparse Derivative Computation and Beyond" Assefaw Hadish Gebremedhin, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Purdue University , [more info]

bullet November 17, 2010, "Nonlinear Programming Algorithms and Infeasibility Detection" Figen Oztoprak, Northwestern University, [more info]

bullet November 10, 2010, "Optimizing Particle Systems for Image Feature Sampling" Gordon L Kindlmann, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Chicago, [more info]

bullet November 8, 2010, "Power-Aware Consolidation of Scientific Workflows in Virtualized Environments" Qian Zhu, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet November 3, 2010, "EBMesh: An Embedded Boundary Meshing Tool" Hong-Jun Kim, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet November 1, 2010, "Estimating Parameters in Optimal Control Models" Kathrin Hatz, University of Heidelberg , [more info]

bullet October 27, 2010, "1) Progress in Parallel Implicit Methods for Tokamak Edge Plasma Modeling and 2) Sparse Triangular Solves for ILU Revisited: Data Layout Crucial to Be" Michael McCourt and Hong Zhang, [more info]

bullet October 26, 2010, "The stochastic dynamics of micro and nanoscale elastic objects in fluid" Mark Paul , Associate Professor, Dept. Of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech, [more info]

bullet October 6, 2010, "Multiway data analysis using tensor decompositions" Daniel Dunlavy, Senior Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories, [more info]

bullet September 29, 2010, "Dynamic Power Markets - A game theoretic approach" Aswin Kannan, Predoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet September 23, 2010, "Controlling Nanostructure in Organic and Hybrid Photovoltaics" Seth B. Darling, [more info]

bullet September 22, 2010, "Shared Memory Multiprocessing and Automatic Differentiation" Michael Foerster , MCS Summer Student, [more info]

bullet August 25, 2010, "SASSy : Student Argonne Summer Symposium - Round 2" LANS Summer Students, [more info]

bullet August 18, 2010, "Dimension reduction in uncertainty quantification of nuclear engineering models" Oleg Roderick, Zhu Wang, Brian Lockwood, [more info]

bullet August 11, 2010, "Climate modeling meets remote sensing: How do you measure a storm cloud?" Scott Collis, Remote sensing engineer, ARM Climate Research Facility (ACRF), [more info]

bullet August 9, 2010, "Parameter Sensitivity and Uncertainty quantification for Engineering Simulations using the Discrete Adjoint" Brian Lockwood, MCS Summer STudent, [more info]

bullet August 4, 2010, "SASSy: Student Argonne Summer Symposium" LANS Summer Students, [more info]

bullet July 28, 2010, "Development of RESRAD Series of Models for Environmental Cleanup" Charles Yu and Shih-Yew Chen, EVS, [more info]

bullet July 21, 2010, "Network compression-friendly ordering" Ilya Safro, MCS, [more info]

bullet July 7, 2010, "Opportunistic Networking via Dynamic Spectrum Access" Sachin Shetty, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tennessee State University, [more info]

bullet June 23, 2010, "Intrepid Astrophysics and Cosmology Simulations" Joe Bernstein, Computational Postdoctoral Fellow (HEP & ALCF), [more info]

bullet June 16, 2010, "ADIC2: Development of a Component Source Transformation System for Differentiating C and C++" Sri Hari Krishna Narayanan, MCS, [more info]

bullet June 9, 2010, "Scalable Data Analysis" Tom Peterka, MCS, [more info]

bullet May 26, 2010, "Recent computational results on classical DFT of electrolytes: PETSc + PyCUDA" Dmitry Karpeev, MCS, [more info]

bullet May 19, 2010, "Non-Smooth Optimization in the Data Assimilation of Satellite Observations In Numerical Weather Prediction" Jeff Steward, Florida State University, [more info]

bullet May 12, 2010, "MPI Object Lifetimes: Semantics and Solutions for Multithreading" Dave Goodell, MCS, [more info]

bullet April 28, 2010, "What does efficient Hessian computation have to do with inferring evolutionary history?" Andrew Lyons, MCS, [more info]

bullet April 27, 2010, "Title to be announced" James Dinan, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, [more info]

bullet April 14, 2010, "InfiniBand on the Cloud" Pavan Balaji, MCS, [more info]

bullet March 31, 2010, "Asynchronous parallel computation of higher order derivative tensors" Jean Utke, MCS, [more info]

bullet March 25, 2010, "Scalable Multi-stage Stochastic Programming via Interior-point Methods" Cosmin Petra, [more info]

bullet March 17, 2010, "MINLP in the Process Industry: Theory, Computation and Real World Applications" Fengqi You, MCS, [more info]

bullet March 3, 2010, "Sequential Monte Carlo Method in Chemical Safety Assessment" Xiaoyan Zeng, [more info]

bullet February 17, 2010, "Reevaluating Amdahl's Law in the Multicore Era" Xian-He Sun,, Professor and Chairman of the Dept. of Computer Science at Illinois Institute of Technology., [more info]

bullet February 15, 2010, "Inference as optimization in a multivariate linear regression with Laplace priors" Peter Carbonetto, Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Human Genetics, University of Chicago, [more info]

bullet January 27, 2010, "MPI on Millions of Cores" Rajeev Thakur, MCS, [more info]

bullet January 13, 2010, "Scheduling Algorithm for Cyclic Dependent Jobs" Zhen Xie, MCS, [more info]

bullet January 6, 2010, "caBIG: A Case Study of Service Oriented Science" Ravi Madduri, MCS, [more info]

bullet December 9, 2009, "Parallel Scripting with Swift" Mike Wilde, CI, [more info]

bullet December 2, 2009, "A novel approach to the joint inversion of loosely connected data" Ambra Giovannini, University of Ferrara, Italy, [more info]

bullet November 24, 2009, "Quantum chemistry for computer scientists" Jeff Hammond, ALCF, [more info]

bullet November 18, 2009, "Computational and optimization methods for quadratic inverse eigenvalue problems in finite element model updating" Biswa Nath Datta, Distinguished Research Professor, Northern Illinois University, [more info]

bullet November 11, 2009, "Improving the Precision of Activity Analysis on MPI Programs" Barbara Kreaseck, Associate Professor of Computer Science, La Sierra University, [more info]

bullet November 5, 2009, "Implicit sampling for nonlinear filters" Xuemin Tu, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley, [more info]

bullet November 4, 2009, "Scalable Data Analysis and Active Storage" Seung Woo Son, MCS, [more info]

bullet October 28, 2009, "The Area and the Slope; many questions; fewer answers." James Lyness, MCS, [more info]

bullet October 23, 2009, "New Complexity Results for Jacobian Accumulation" Andrew Lyons, MCS, [more info]

bullet October 14, 2009, "The PerfSuite Toolset for Application Performance Analysis: Evolution, Status, and Future Directions" Rick Kufrin, National Center for Supercomputing Applications at UIUC, [more info]

bullet October 7, 2009, "Event Driven Programming Models for Parallel Storage Systems" Sam Lang, MCS, [more info]

bullet September 30, 2009, "Asynchronous Dynamic Load Balancing" Ewing (\"Rusty\") Lusk, MCS, [more info]

bullet September 23, 2009, "Self-organized selectivity in Calcium and Sodium Channels: Biomimetic Designs now ready for Serious Computation" Bob Eisenberg, Bard Professor and Chairman Dept of Molecular Biophysics & Physiology, Rush Medical Center, [more info]

bullet September 21, 2009, "Visualization of large relational data sets and clusters as graphs and maps" Yifan Hu, Yifan Hu, Information Visualization department at AT&T Labs Research, [more info]

bullet September 16, 2009, "Geometric Integrators for Classical Molecular Dynamics: Theory and Application" Stephen Bond, Assistant Professor. Department of Computer Science, UIUC, [more info]

bullet September 9, 2009, "Optimization By Email of 3D Plasmonic Crystal Structures" Sven Leyffer, MCS, [more info]

bullet August 19, 2009, "The XM Travel System and How it Applies to LANS", [more info]

bullet August 12, 2009, "Measuring the Connection Strengths between Graph Vertices" Jie Chen, Givens Associate, MCS, [more info]

bullet August 5, 2009, "An Automated Component-Based Performance Experimentation Environment" Van Bui, [more info]

bullet July 30, 2009, "Challenges of using Diffuse Scattering to Measure Short Range Correlations in Crystalline Materials" John-Paul Castellan, MSD, [more info]

bullet July 22, 2009, "SASSy : Student Argonne Summer Symposium" MCS Summer Students, [more info]

bullet July 15, 2009, "Generalized Equation Concepts for On-Line Nonlinear Programming" Victor M. Zavala, MCS, [more info]

bullet July 8, 2009, "Solving MINLPs using MINOTAUR: Description, Goals and the story so" Ashutosh Mahajan, MCS, [more info]

bullet July 1, 2009 to July 1, 2009, "Hydopower and Energy Market Modeling" Guenter Conzelmann and Tom Veselka, DIS, [more info]

bullet June 10, 2009, "Wind forecasting and integration into power system operations" Jianhui Wang, DIS, [more info]

bullet May 27, 2009, "Empirical Performance Tuning" Jaewook Shin, MCS, [more info]

bullet May 20, 2009, "Acyclic and Star Colorings of Joins of Graphs and an Algorithm for Cographs" Andrew Lyons, Computation Institute, [more info]

bullet April 15, 2009, "Polynomial Interpolation for Predicting Decisions and Recovering Missing Data" Oleg Roderick and Ilya Safro, MCS, [more info]

bullet April 14, 2009, "Motor-Mediated Self-Organization of Microtubules in Active Filament Solutions" Sumanth Swaminathan, Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, [more info]

bullet April 8, 2009, "Boltzmann Equations for Nanoscience Applications" Zlatan Aksamija, UIUC, [more info]

bullet April 2, 2009, "Hot Tips for preparing DCG LDRD proposals" Paul Hovland, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet March 25, 2009, "Process Variation Aware Thread Mapping for Chip Multiprocessors" Sri Hari Krishna Narayanan, MCS, [more info]

bullet March 19, 2009, "Automatic Generation of Performance/Memory Models for Parallel Scientific Applications" Van Bui, MCS, [more info]

bullet March 11, 2009, "Code Integration for Large-Scale Systems Simulations: Compressible - Low Mach Number Coupling" Yulia Peet, University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France, [more info]

bullet March 4, 2009, "From Nonnegative Matrix Factorization to Nonnegative Tensor Factorization" Haw-ren Fang, MCS, [more info]

bullet February 25, 2009, "The certain importance of uncertainty in modeling and simulation" Emil Constantinescu, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet February 18, 2009, "Optimal Response to Attacks on The Open Science Grid" Zhen Xie, MCS, [more info]

bullet January 28, 2009, "The Manipulation of Carbon Emission Programs by Foreign Oil Producers" Todd Munson, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet January 22, 2009, "Optimization of Grounwater Inverse Problems Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD)" Corey Winton, NCSU, 10:30am [more info]

bullet January 14, 2009, "Restricted Coloring on Restricted Classes of Graphs" Andrew Lyons, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet December 17, 2008, "Nonlinear Least Squares: Unwrapping Blackboxes" Stefan Wild, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet December 3, 2008, "Adjoinable MPI" Jean Utke, Chicago, CI & MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet November 26, 2008, "Nonlinear Mixed-Integer Dynamic Optimization" Sebastian Sager, University of Heidelberg, 3pm [more info]

bullet November 13, 2008, "Multilevel Preconditioning Algorithms for Large-scale Nonconvex PDE-constrained Optimization" Olaf Schenk, University of Basel, THURSDAY 10:30 AM [more info]

bullet November 5, 2008, "Nonlinear Programming for Feedback Control" Victor Zavala, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet October 29, 2008, "In search of optimal high-order semi-implicit time-integrators for continuous and discontinuous spatial discretization of hyperbolic equations" Francis X. Giraldo, Naval Postgraduate School, 3pm [more info]

bullet September 29, 2008, "Preconditioners for variable viscosity Stokes flow" Dave May, Monash University, Australia, 3:00 pm [more info]

bullet September 24, 2008, "Algorithms for sparse reconstruction" Michael Friedlander, University of British Columbia, 3:00 pm [more info]

bullet September 22, 2008, "Implementation and Use of MonteCarlo Analysis to Support Vehicle Fuel Economy and Performance Simulation" Aymeric Rousseau, Transportation Technology R&D Center, Argonne, 3pm [more info]

bullet September 3, 2008, "An OSD-based Approach to Managing Directory Operations in Parallel File Systems" Nawab Ali, Ohio State, 3pm [more info]

bullet August 20, 2008, "The Non-Technical Talk I Never Get To Give" Jaydeep Bardhan, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet August 13, 2008, "Uncertainty quantification using stochastic finite element method" Oleg Roderick, Portland State University, 3pm [more info]

bullet August 8, 2008, "Summer Student Symposium" Four Students, MCS Summer Students, 2pm to 4:30pm [more info]

bullet July 16, 2008, "Introduction to Gaussian Processes, Modeling Icy Terrain with Gaussian Processes, and a Framework for Exploiting Periodic Data" Kyle Schmitt, MIT, 3pm [more info]

bullet July 9, 2008, "Networks and Cybersecurity" Mine Altunay, Fermi Lab, 3pm [more info]

bullet June 30, 2008, "Parallel Newton-Krylov Methods in Edge Plasma Modeling" Lois Curfman McInnes and Hong Zhang, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet June 25, 2008, "Petascale Data Analysis" Sven Leyffer, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet June 4, 2008, "Theoretical challenges in atomistic simulations of protein folding" Sanghyun Park, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet May 28, 2008, "A Component Infrastructure for Performance and Power Modeling of Parallel Scientific Applications" Van Bui, 3pm [more info]

bullet May 21, 2008, "Problems and Prospects for Reverse-Engineering Photosynthesis for Solar Fuels Production" David Tiede, CSE, 3pm [more info]

bullet May 7, 2008, "Modeling Kinetic Physics of Raman Backscatter in Plasma" Ryan Lindberg, APS, 3pm [more info]

bullet April 30, 2008, "Multilevel algorithms for linear ordering problems" Ilya Safro, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet April 16, 2008, "Northwestern Numerical Analysis Day" Paul Fischer and Nick Trefethen, MCS and University of Oxford, 12 noon [more info]

bullet April 2, 2008, "Jacobian accumulation with unit labeled edges" Andrew Lyons, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet March 26, 2008, "Model Reduction for Optimization and Control" Oleg Roderick, Portland State University, 3pm [more info]

bullet March 12, 2008, "Optimal Transition Paths to Cleaner Technology" Steve Kryukov, Northwestern University, 3pm [more info]

bullet March 5, 2008, "Defeating Physical Security Devices" Roger G. Johnston, Vulnerability Assessment Team, Argonne, 3pm [more info]

bullet February 27, 2008, " Reduced basis approximations and a posteriori error estimation: application to fracture analysis" Phuong Huynh, 3pm [more info]

bullet February 21, 2008, "The Devils in the Details: Numerical Algorithms for Molecular Analysis and Design" Jaydeep Bardhan, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet January 17, 2008, "Multi-Resolution-Analysis Scheme for Uncertainty Quantification in Chemical Systems" Philippe Pebay, Sandia National Laboratories, 3pm [more info]

bullet January 9, 2008, "BlueGene/P Input/Output" Rob Ross, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet December 19, 2007, "Xmas Party" Santa Claus, Father Christmas, 3pm [more info]

bullet December 12, 2007, "Quantum Electronic Structure using Directed Graphs" Ron Shepard, Chemistry Division, 3pm [more info]

bullet December 5, 2007, "New Developments in Unstructured Multigrid" Matthew Knepley, MCS, 11AM *** EARLIER *** [more info]

bullet November 28, 2007, "Fractional Order Modeling of the Bloch-Torrey Equation" Richard Magin, Department of Bioengineering, UIC, ** 10AM ** [more info]

bullet November 21, 2007, "Calculation of Variable Phase Oscillatory Intervals" James Lyness, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet November 7, 2007, "Benchmarking Derivative-Free Optimization Solvers" Jorge More, Director of LANS, 3pm [more info]

bullet October 31, 2007, "Algebraic Multigrid" James Lottes, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet October 17, 2007, "Implicit Methods, Semi-Implicit Methods, and Cheating" Paul Fischer, MCS, 2pm [more info]

bullet October 3, 2007, "Mindstorm: Are You Smarter Than a Six-Year Old?" Richard Bradshaw, Max & Theodore Trefonides, MCS, 10:30 AM [more info]

bullet September 26, 2007, "Argonne's Postdoc Program Demystified" Sven Leyffer, 10:30am [more info]

bullet September 19, 2007, "Optimal Derivative Accumulation on Series-Parallel Dags" Andrew Lyons, 3pm [more info]

bullet September 12, 2007, "Unconstrained Optimization in the Toolkit for Advanced Optimization" Todd Munson, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet September 5, 2007, "Statistical Mechanics of Tempering Simulations" Sanghyun Park, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet August 29, 2007, "Accelerator Modeling" Misun Min, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet August 22, 2007, "X-Ray Solution Scattering of Proteins" Jay Bardhan, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet August 15, 2007, "A systematic approach to automatically generate multiple semantically equivalent program versions" Sri Hari Krishna N., MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet August 8, 2007, "Heuristics for Integer Nonlinear Optimization" Kumar Abhishek, Lehigh, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet August 6, 2007, "Effective Viscosity of Dilute Bacterial Suspensions" Brian Haines, Penn State, Department of Mathematics, 3pm [more info]

bullet July 25, 2007, "Linear Combinations of Sparse Vectors" Duc Nguyen, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet July 18, 2007, "Solving massively-distributed engineering problems using nonlinear dynamics and multiscale techniques" Jianbo Gao, Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, 3pm [more info]

bullet July 11, 2007, "SIMD Programming by Expansion" Jaewook Shin, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet July 4, 2007, "Pool Party", 4pm [more info]

bullet June 20, 2007, "Nonmonotone Filter Methods" Sven Leyffer, MCS, 10:30am [more info]

bullet June 13, 2007, "Multiscale Approach to Self-Organization of Microtubules and Actin Filaments" Dmitry Karpeev, MCS, 3:00 pm [more info]

bullet June 6, 2007, "Cone complementarity problems for the simulation of nonsmooth dynamics" Mihai Anitescu, MCS, 3pm [more info]

bullet May 9, 2007, "A Climate Modeling Primer" Robert Jacob, MCS, 3:00 pm [more info]

bullet May 7, 2007, "Explorations in the Characterization of Mathematical Handwriting" Bruce Char, Drexel University, 3:00 pm [more info]

bullet May 2, 2007, "Cheaper Adjoints by Inversion" Jean Utke, MCS, 3:00 pm [more info]

bullet April 25, 2007, "Strategies for an effective LDRD proposal" Paul Hovland, MCS, 3:00pm [more info]

bullet April 18, 2007, "Computational challenges in state-of-the-art accelerator modeling" James Amundson, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, 3:00pm [more info]

bullet April 11, 2007, "Computer Simulation and Numerical Methods of Detail Atomic Physics Calculations for Various Applications" Vitali A Morozov, MCS, 3:00pm [more info]

bullet April 4, 2007, "Aqua-planet experiments with a spectral element GCM" Stephen Thomas, NCAR, 3:00pm [more info]

bullet March 21, 2007, "An algorithm for the approximate and fast solution of mixed" Jose Luis Morales, ITAM (on sabbatical at Northwestern), 3:00pm [more info]

bullet March 6, 2007, "Extreme Protein Homology Search" Fred Stevens, Biosciences, 3:00pm [more info]

bullet February 28, 2007, "Low Order Numerical Integration Techniques for Differential-Algebraic Equations" Dan Negrut, Wisconsin, 10:30am [more info]

bullet February 7, 2007, "ZeptoOS, BG/P, and Petascale Machines" Pete Beackman, MCS, 3:00pm [more info]

bullet January 17, 2007, " Local Topological Modification of Hexahedral Meshes Using Dual-Based Operations: Progress and Application" Tim Tautges, MCS, 3:00pm [more info]

bullet January 3, 2007, " Hierarchical Coloring" Paul Hovland, MCS, 3:00pm [more info]

bullet , "Boltzmann Equations for Nanoscience Applications" Zlatan Aksamija, UIUC, [more info]

bullet , "Title to be announced" James Hungerford, MCS Summer Student and Ph.D. Student, Dept of Mathematics, Univeristy of Florida, [more info]

bullet , "Title to be announced" James Hungerford, MCS Summer Student and Ph.D. Student, Dept of Mathematics, Univeristy of Florida, [more info]

bullet , "Title to be announced" Andreas Waechter, Northwestern University , [more info]

bullet , "Evaluating polynomials in several variables and their derivatives on a GPU computing processor" Genady Gregory Yoffe, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, [more info]

bullet , "TBA" Tom Peterka , Assistant Computer Scientist, MCS, [more info]

bullet , "Fault Tolerance in MPI and Beyond" Wesley Bland, Postdoctoral Appointee, MCS, Argonne National Laboratory, [more info]


 

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