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 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.

Fall 2008

Date Speaker Title
Sep 19-20 Fast Algorithms for Scientific Computing (in Honor of Olof Widlund)
Sep 26 Olaf Schenk,
University of Basel
Multilevel Preconditioning Algorithms for Large-scale Nonconvex PDE-Constrained Optimization
Note: For this date we will be in 102 WWH
Oct 3 Adrian Lewis,
Cornell University
Ill-Posedness and Conditioning
Oct 10 Richard Bonneau,
Biological regulatory network inference
Oct 17
Oct 24 Tamar Shinar,
Coupling incompressible flow to volumetric and thin solids
Oct 31 Fred Gustavson,
IBM Watson
The Relevance of New Data Structure Approaches for Dense Linear Algebra in the New Multi-Core / Many Core Environments
Nov 7 Russell Luke,
University of Delaware
Proximal Point Algorithms for Large-Scale Ill-Posed and Nonconvex Problems
Nov 14 Folkmar Bornemann,
Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen
The Numerical Evaluation of Fredholm Determinants with Applications to Random Matrix Theory
Note: For this date we will be in 102 WWH
Nov 21 Joshua Griffin,
A matrix-free interior-point method for large-scale nonlinear nonconvex optimization problems
Dec 5 Fengyan Li,
Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Hamilton-Jacobi Equations
Dec 12 Nick Trefethen,
Oxford University
Chebfun and Chebop

Schedules for Coming Semesters
Spring 2009

Schedules from Previous Semesters
Spring 2008
Fall 2007
Spring 2007
Fall 2006
Spring 2006
Fall 2005
Spring 2005
Fall 2004