Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Seminar

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.

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.


Fall 2008

Date Speaker Title
Jan 25
Feb 1
Feb 8 Jamie Sethian,
UC Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley Labs
Designs for Interface Motion in Visco-Elastic Ink Jet Plotters and
Superconformal Electrodeposition in Semiconductor Manufacturing
Note: This seminar is in the applied math series (2:30 pm)
Feb 15 Axel Klawonn,
Universit├Ąt Duisburg-Essen
First steps in the simulation of arterial walls using domain decomposition methods
Feb 22
Feb 29
Mar 7 Joyce McLaughlin,
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Algorithms and modeling for successful imaging of shear stiffness in tissue: the goal is a new medical diagnostic tool
Mar 14 Ricardo Nochetto,
University of Maryland, College Park
Discrete Gradient Flows for Shape Optimization and Applications
Mar 28 Christiane Helzel,
Universit├Ąt Bonn
Numerical simulation of a multiscale model for suspensions of rod-like molecules
Apr 4 Sebastian Pauletti,
University of Maryland, College Park
AFEM for Parametric Surface Flows: Applications to Biomembranes
Apr 11 Rich Vuduc,
Georgia Tech
Multicore optimizations for sparse matrix kernels
Apr 18 Michael Minion,
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Parallel and Parareal Deferred Corrections for Temporal Integration of PDEs
Apr 25 Panos Papadopoulos,
UC Berkeley, visiting Princeton
An Analysis of Finite Element-Based Contact and Mesh-Tying Algorithms
May 2 Linda Kaufman,
William Patterson University
Implementing the Retraction Algorithm for factoring symmetric banded matrices

Schedules from Previous Semesters
Fall 2007
Spring 2007
Fall 2006
Spring 2006
Fall 2005
Spring 2005
Fall 2004