The seminar covers a wide range of topics in numerical analysis and scientific computing. Questions or comments about the seminar should be sent to David Bindel or Michael Overton.

The seminar normally meets on Fridays at 10:00 a.m. in room 1302 of Warren Weaver Hall, 251 Mercer Street, New York, NY 10012.

Date | Speaker | Title |
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Jan 23 |
Frank Curtis, NYU |
An Inexact Newton Method for Nonlinear Constrained Optimization |

Jan 30 |
Nicola Guglielmi, University of L'Aquila |
Recent advances in the computation of the joint spectral radius of a set of matrices |

Feb 6 |
Howard Elman, University of Maryland, College Park |
Solution Strategies for Stochastic Partial Differential Equations |

Feb 13 | ||

Feb 20 |
Alex Vladimirsky, Cornell University |
Homogenization and multiobjective optimization -- computational challenges |

Feb 27 |
Toby Driscoll, University of Delaware |
Automatic solution of differential equations using chebfun and chebop |

Mar 6 |
Chen Greif, UBC |
Augmentation preconditioners for saddle point linear systems |

Mar 13 | ||

Mar 27 |
Yassine Boubendir, NJIT |
Non-overlapping domain decomposition techniques for the Helmholtz equation |

Apr 3 |
Volker Springel, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics |
CANCELED: E pur si muove: Galiliean-invariant cosmological hydrodynamical simulations on a moving mesh |

Apr 10 |
Young Ju Lee, Rutgers |
Fast and robust multigrid methods for non-Newtonian fluids models |

Apr 17 |
Petros Drineas, RPI |
Randomized Algorithms for Matrix Computations and Applications to Data Mining |

Apr 24 |
Padma Raghavan, Penn State |
CANCELED |

May 1 |
Lothar Reichel, Kent State |
Error estimation and evaluation of matrix functions |

Schedules from Previous Semesters

Fall 2008

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Fall 2007

Spring 2007

Fall 2006

Spring 2006

Fall 2005

Spring 2005

Fall 2004