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Presentations (list not necessarily complete)
2014
 A compliant viscoplastic particle contact model based on differential variational inequalities. Banff BIRS workshop, February 2014. The presentation was recordedhere.
2013
 Optimization under Uncertainty (and a presentation of M2ACS); the ANLDOEGE meeting, March 2013.
2012
 Complementarity Models for Rolling and Plasticity, International Conference on Complementarity Problems, Singapore 2012.
 Optimization and other Applied Mathematics Challenges for Complex Energy Systems, University of Illinois IMSE Initiative KickOff Symposium, UrbanaChampaign, September 2012.
 Scalable Dynamic Optimization  smooth exact penalty transformations. International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Berlin, August 2012.
 Scalable Gaussian Process Analysis  the ScalaGauss Project, SAMSI High Performance UQ Workshop, Oak Ridge, May 2012.
 Uncertainty Propagation, Hybrid Derivative  Sampling Methods, UC Stats, Chicago, May 2012.
 GradientEnhanced Uncertainty Propagation, SIAMUQ conference, Raleigh, April 2012.
 Directions in Uncertainty Quantification and Massive Data Analysis involving Gaussian Processes, Univ of Pitt, Pittsburgh, April 2012.
2011
 GradientEnhanced Uncertainty Propagation, U of Texas ICES Collquium, November 2011.
 Scalable Stochastic Programming, AMR PI plenary meeting, Oct 2011, Virginia.
 GradientEnhanced Uncertainty Propagation, SAMSI Summer School, June 2011, Albuquerque.
 GradientEnhanced Uncertainty Propagation. IMA, June 2011, Minneapolis.
 Scalable Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Energy Applications. IEEE CSCS 18 Bucharest (plenary lecture).
 Dynamic Electricity Markets, SIAM Optimization, May 2011, Darmstadt (also, IEEE CSCS 18 Bucharest).
 Basis Design for polynomial regression with derivatives. SIAM CSE, March 2011, Reno.
 Differential Variational Inequalities in Phase Field Models. SIAM CSE, March 2011, Reno (also, SIAM OPT 2011, Darmstadt).
2010
 Iterative Methods for Optimization Problems in Rigidbody Simulation. SIAM Parallel Processing Conference, February 2010, Seattle.
 Iterative Methods for Optimization Problems in Rigidbody Simulation. Midwest Numerical Analysis Conference, April 2010, Ames.
 MatrixFree Methods for the Simulation of Differential Variational Inequalities (Hybrid Systems), Applied Math Research Meeting, May 2010, Berkeley, 2010.
 Polynomial Regression with Derivative Information for Uncertainty Quantification of Nuclear Modeling Simulations, 2nd Verification and Validation Workshop, Myrtle Beach, May 2010.
 Using Automatic Differentiation in Uncertainty Quantification of Nuclear Simulation Models. American Nuclear Society Meeting, San Diego, June 2010.
 A Scalable Interior Point Solver for Stochastic Programming. International Conference on Stochastic Programming, Halifax, August 2010.
 Management under Uncertainty of Energy Systems via Scalable Stochastic Programming, Seminar, Princeton, October 2010.
 OnLine Nonlinear Programming as a Generalized Equation. INFORMS, Austin, November 2010.
 A Scalable Interior Point Solver for Stochastic Programming. INFORMS, Austin, November 2010.
 Using High Performance Computing for the Management under Uncertainty of Energy Systems. Supercomputing, New Orleans, November 2010.
 Gradient Enhanced Universal Kriging Model for Uncertainty Quantification in Reactor Safety Simulations. Supercomputing, New Orleans, November 2010.
 Management under Uncertainty of Energy Systems via Scalable Stochastic Programming, Seminar, Wisconsin, November 2010 (virtually same as the one from Princeton).
2009.
 A time stepping method for large scale differential variation inequalities in nonsmooth dynamics.February 2009, UIC.
 An iterative method for largescale multibody dynamics. March 2009, SIAMCSE, Miami.
 Solving LargeScale Differential Variational Inequalities in Dense Granular Flow, March 2009, OPTIMA, UrbanaChampaign.
 Verification and Validation: Uncertainty Quantification by Polynomial Regression With Derivatives.May 2009, NEAMS Review, Argonne. Similar to the presentation to the 2009 USNCCM Congress, Columbus.
 Hybrid SamplingSensitivity Methods for Uncertainty Quantification. June 2009, American Nuclear Society 09 Annual Meeting, Roundtable in Current Computational Methods, Atlanta
 Weatherforecastbased optimization of energy systems, July 2009, SIAM Annual Meeting, Denver.
 The Road to Stable, High Performance Simulation of Granuar Flow, Oct 2009, invited plenary at the Lehigh High Performance Computing Workshop. Also a variant of my plenary talk at ISMP 09. Large file, it contains my flas movies.
 A Linear Programming –Linear Assignment Approachfor the Protein Morphing Problem, Oct 09, INFORMS 09, San Diego.
 Weatherforecastbased Optimization of Integrated Energy Systems, Oct 09, INFORMS 09, San Diego.
 The promise of Supercomputing for Optimal Management of Energy Systems. Nov 09, Supercomputing 09, Portland.
2008
 A Linear Programming Method for Computing the Penetration Depth in RigidBody Dynamics. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, 2007.
 Numerical Methods for large multibody
dynamics simulation. By Alessandro Tasora (presented at Argonne, Feb 08)
 An introduction to the Differential Variational Inequalities Session; An iterative solver for cone complementarity problems of nonsmooth multibody dynamics. SIAM Optimization Conference, Boston, May 2008.
 An iterative
solver for cone complementarity problems of nonsmooth multibody dynamics—and
other DVI. Hybrid Systems Workshop, Koc University, Istanbul,
Turkey, May 2008. A subset presented at the SIAM Optimization Conference,
Boston, 2008
 A Stochastic Finite Element with Derivative Information Approach for Uncertainty Quantification in Nuclear Reactors. Verification and Validation for Nuclear Systems Analysis, Idaho Falls, Idaho, July 2008.
 Optimization at Argonne (large file, includes flash movies). Argonne/MCSNDSU meeting, November 2008.
 An time stepping method for large scale differential variational inequalities appearing in nonsmooth dynamics. December 2008. Stevens Institute of Technology.
2007
 Quasicontinuumlike
model reduction approaches in material science. SIAM CSE Conference,
Costa Mesa, February 2007.
 Stochastic Finite element approach for
Uncertainty Quantification in Nuclear Reactors.3rd Conference on
Mathematics, Computation and Nuclear Supercomputing Applications, Monterey,
April 2007.
 Cone
complementarity problems for nonsmooth multirigid body dynamics. LANS
Seminar, June 2007.
 Quasicontinuumlike model reduction
approaches in material science. International Conference in
Computational and Mathematical Methods in Science and Engineering 
Numerical Analysis Day, June 2007.
 Convergence Framework for
TrapezoidalLike SemiImplicit TimeStepping Schemes for Multi Body Dynamics
with Contacts and Joints. International Congress in Industrial and
Applied Mathematics (ICIAM), Zurich, 2007.
 Cone complementarity
problems for nonsmooth multirigid body dynamics. International
Conference on Continuous Optimization ( ICCOPT), Hamilton, Canada, 2007.
 Stochastic
Finite Element approaches for Uncertainty Quantification in Nuclear Reactors.
ICCOPT, Hamilton, Canada, 2007.
2006
 Mathematical Programs with Complementarity
Constraints. IIT Math Seminar, Chicago, April 2006.
 Multiscale Problems
relevant to the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP). 3rd DOE
Workshop on GNEP. Washington, D.C., July 2006.
 A Reconstruction Approach
for Electronic Structure Computation (presented by Peter Zapol). World
Congress on Computational Mechanics, Los Angeles, August 2006.
 Stochastic Finite Element
Approaches for Parametric Constrained Optimization Problems. LANS
Seminar, Argonne, November 2006.
2005
 Theoretical basis
of density functional theory. LANS Math Seminar, Argonne, April 2005.
 Hard constraints methods for multi
rigid body dynamics with contact and friction. Numerical Analysis
Conference, Iowa City, May 2005.
 Nonlinear Optimization and
Applications. Argonne Student Seminar, Argonne, June, 2005.
 Hard constraints methods for multi
rigid body dynamics with contact and friction. BIRS Workshop on
dynamical systems, Banff, June 2005.
 Optimizationbased simulation of
nonsmooth dynamics. SCICONOSDAVINCI meeting, Grenoble, July 2005.
 Optimizationbased simulation of
nonsmooth dynamics. International Conference on Complementarity
Problems, Stanford, August 2005.
 Convergence of elastic mode
formulations for mathematical programs with complementarity constraints.
INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 2005.
2004
 Solving nonconvex problems of nonsmooth
dynamics
by convex relaxation. Computation Institute, Chicago, January 2004.
 Global convergence of elastic
mode approaches for a class of Mathematical Programming with Complementarity
Constraints. CORSINFORMS meeting, Banff, June 2004.
 Global convergence of elastic
mode approaches for a class of Mathematical Programming with Complementarity
Constraints. International Conference on Continuous Optimization, Troy,
August 2004.
 Optimal Control Problems with
Complementarity Constraints. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver, November
2004.
2003
 Constraint stabilization for Linear
Complementarity timestepping methods for MultiRigidBody with Contact and
Friction. SIAM Annual Meeting, Montreal, June 2003, SCICADE,
Trondheim, July 2003, and ASME Annual Meeting, Chicago, Sep 2003.
 Constrainedbased simulation of
MultiRigidBody Dynamics with Contact and Friction. International
Congress on Industrial and Applied Mechanics, Sydney, July 2003.
 Complementaritybased simulation of
MultiRigidBody Dynamics with Contact and Friction. International
Mathematical Programming Symposium, Copenhagen, August, 2003.
 Constraint stabilization for
Linear Complementarity timestepping methods for MultiRigidBody Dynamics
with contact and Friction. INFORMS Annual Meeting, November, 2003.
 Rate of convergence results
for Nonlinear Programming elastic model algorithsm for Mathematical Programs
with Complementarity Constraints, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta,
November 2003.
2002
 Using Linear Complementarity Techniques
to Model and Simulate MultiRigidBody Dynamics with Contact and Friction.
NATO Advanced Scientific Institute on Multibody Dynamics, Prague, July 2002.
 Approaching Optimal Design
Problems for Parameterized Variational Inequalities by smooth NLP
techniques. INFORMS annual meeting, San Jose, November 2002.
2001
 Degenerate Nonlinear Programming
Unbounded Lagrange Multiplier Sets Applications to Mathematical Programs
with Complementarity Constraints. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Miami Beach,
November 2001.
2000
 Degenerate Nonlinear Programming
with Unbounded Lagrange Multiplier Sets
Applications to Mathematical Programs with Complementarity Constraints.
International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, August 2000.
 Using Linear Complementarity
Techniques to Model and Simulate MultiRigidBody Dynamics with Contact and
Friction. SIAM Computational Science and Engineering, Washington DC,
September 2000.
 Degenerate Nonlinear
Programming with Unbounded Lagrange Multiplier Sets Applications to
Mathematical Programs with Complementarity Constraints. INFORMS Annual
Meeting, San Antonio, November 2000.
1999

Simulating MultiRigidBody Dynamics with
Contact and Friction. SIAM Conference on Optimization, Atlanta, May
1999.

Degenerate nonlinear programs with a
quadratic growth condition. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia,
November 1999.

