Seminars

Seminars 2018

Seminars are held on Fridays at 11:00am in Room 108 at 170 Hope Street, unless otherwise noted.

January

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, January 26, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Jianxian Qiu, Xiamen University

Title: A simple and efficient WENO method for hyperbolic conservation laws

Abstract

February

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, February 9, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Yang Yang, Michigan Technological University

Title: Third-order maximum-principle-preserving third-order local discontinuous Galerkin methods on overlapped meshes

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, February 16, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Jay Gopalakrishnan, Portland State University

Title: Convergence of the FEAST algorithm for eigenvalues

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, February 23, 2017
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

David M. Williams, Pennsylvania State University

Title: Entropy Stability and Finite Element Methods for Compressible Flows

Abstract

March

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, March 9, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Konstantinos Spiliopoulos, Boston University

Title: Stochastic gradient descent in continuous time and deep learning for PDEs

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, March 16, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Yue Yu, Lehigh University

Title: A Multiscale/Multiphysics Coupling Framework for Heart Valve Damage

Abstract

Special Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, March 16, 2018
2:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Stret

 

Mike Kirby, School of Computing, University of Utah

Title: Allocation strategies and applications for high fidelity models in the multifidelity regime

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, March 23, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Julian Koellermeier, Freie Universitaet Berlin and Peking Univeristy

Title: Numerical Simulation of Rarefied Gases Using Continuum Models

Abstract

April
 

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 6, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Constantinos Daskalakis, MIT

Title: Improving Generative Adversarial Networks using Game Theory and Statistics

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 13, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Javier Sayas, University of Delaware

Title: Finite elements for wave propagation in viscoelastic solids

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 20, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Yingda Cheng, Michigan State University

Title: Sparse Grid Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for High-Dimensional Transport Equations

Abstract

Special Scientific Computing Seminar

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
4:00pm
Room 110, 182 George Street

Housnaa Zidani, ENSTA ParisTech

Title: Hamilton-Jacobi approach for trajectory optimization of space launchers

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 27, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Olivier Bokanowski, Universit√© Paris Diderot (Paris 7)

Title: Backward differentiation schemes for parabolic Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equations

Abstract

Special Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, April 27, 2018
2:00pm
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Themis Sapsis, MIT

Title: Data-assisted prediction and modeling of extreme events in complex dynamical systems

Abstract

May

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, May 4, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

James Rossmanith, Iowa State University

Title: On high-order methods for moment-closure approximations of kinetic Boltzmann equations

Abstract

Scientific Computing Seminar

Friday, May 25, 2018
11:00am
Room 108, 170 Hope Street

Kyongmin Yeo, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Title: Deep learning algorithm for data-driven simulation of noisy dynamical system

Abstract