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.

Spring 2009

Date Speaker Title
Jan 23 Frank Curtis,
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,
Augmentation preconditioners for saddle point linear systems
Mar 13
Mar 27 Yassine Boubendir,
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,
Fast and robust multigrid methods for non-Newtonian fluids models
Apr 17 Petros Drineas,
Randomized Algorithms for Matrix Computations and Applications to Data Mining
Apr 24 Padma Raghavan,
Penn State
May 1 Lothar Reichel,
Kent State
Error estimation and evaluation of matrix functions

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