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Calendar for January 1, 2006 through July 4, 2015

**Tuesday, November 28, 2006 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Vita Rutka, NC State

*Virtual material design of elastic materials & applications EJIIM for linear elastic systems*

**Tuesday, January 30, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Ilse Ipsen, NC State

*The Mathematics behind Google PageRank*

**Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Mansoor Haider, NC State

*Finite Element Models of Biphasic Deformation in the Cellular Microenvironment of Articular Cartilage*

**Tuesday, February 27, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Scott McRae, NC State

*TBA*

**Tuesday, March 13, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

John Blondin, NC State

*Modeling Core-Collapse Supernovae*

**Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Alexander Kurganov, Tulane University

*Fast Explicit Operator Splitting Method*

**Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Pingwen Zhang, Peking University

*The dynamical modeling and simulation of membranes*

**Thursday, September 20, 2007 at 4:00 PM in Progress Energy Lecture Hall, Burlington Engineering Labs**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Paul Hovland, Argonne National Laboratory

*Automatic Differentiation: Tools & Applications*

**Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

John Strain, University of California Berkeley

*Semi-Lagrangian contouring and elliptic systems*

**Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Isaac Harari, Tel Aviv University

*Direct Computation of Inverse Potential Problems with Interior Data*

**Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Lihong Zhi, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

*Semidefinite programming in symbolic-numeric computation*

**Tuesday, November 13, 2007 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Rich Lehoucq, Sandia National Laboratories

*Dynamical Systems and Non-Hermitian Iterative Eigenvalues*

**Thursday, February 28, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Paul Atzberger, UC-Santa Barbara

*Stochastic Immersed Boundary Methods for Simulation of Microscopic Fluid Structure Systems with Thermal Fluctuations*

**Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Alexander Kurganov, Tulane University

*Numerical Methods for Chemotaxis and Haptotaxis Models*

**Wednesday, April 23, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Ilse Ipsen, Department of Mathematics, NCState

*Coefficients of Ergodicity: An Introduction*

**Monday, April 28, 2008 at 2:00 PM in HA 274**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Cristobald de Kerchove, Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

*Iterative Filtering for a Dynamical Reputation System*

**Tuesday, September 23, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Cory Hauck, Los Alamos National Laboratory

*A numerical regularization technique for multi-scale, linear transport models*

**Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

John Lavery, Mathematics Division, Army Research Office

*Geometric and Urban Modeling by L1 Splines*

**Tuesday, October 14, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Owen Eslinger, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center

*COUPLED GROUNDWATER FLOW AND HEAT TRANSPORT FOR LARGE-SCALE REMOTE SENSING STUDIES*

**Tuesday, October 21, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Moody Chu, NC State

*Orthogonal Polynomials, Moments, Measure Deformation, Dynamical Systems, and SVD Algorithm*

**Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Christo Christov, Mathematics Department, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

*Numerical Implementation of the Asymptotic Boundary Conditions for Steadily Propagating 2D Solitons of Boussinesq Equation*

**Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Alina Chertock, NCSU

*A Particle Method for the EPDiff Equation*

**Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 335**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Juan C. Meza, Larence Berkeley National Laboratory

*A Direct Constrained Optimization Method for Solving the Kohn-Sham Equations*

**Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Tim Kelley, NC State

*Fast Algorithms for Integral Equations*

**Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Mette Olufsen, NC State

*Prediction of patient specific parameters in a cardiovascular-respiratory model*

**Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Pak-Wing Fok, Caltech

*Acceleration of DNA repair by charge transport: stochastic analysis and deterministic models*

**Tuesday, March 10, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Mansoor Haider, Dept of Mathematics, NC State

*Computational Models for Biomechanics of the Pericellular Matrix in Articular Cartilage*

**Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Semyon Tsynkov, Math. NCSU

*Numerical Solution of the Nonlinear Helmholtz Equation*

**Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Bojan Popov, Texas A & M University

*Entropy based numerical methods for nonlinear PDEs*

**Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Stephen L. Campbell, Mathematics, NCState

*Stabilized completions of general differential algebraic equations*

**Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at 3:00 PM in HA 330**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Gary Howell, NC State Computer Science

*BLAS-3 Sparse Householder Reduction to Banded Triangular Form*

**Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Tom Hagstrom, Southern Methodist University

*Plane Wave Expansions, Optimal Local Radiation Boundary Conditions, and Propagation Algorithms*

**Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Anita Layton, Duke

*A Velocity Decomposition Approach for Moving Interfaces in Viscous Fluids*

**Tuesday, October 6, 2009 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Junping Wang, National Science Foundation

*On maximum value principles for finite element approximations*

**Thursday, November 5, 2009 at 4:00 PM in Burlington Labs**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Brian Adams, Sandia National Laboratories

*Uncertainty Quantification Methods Enabling Credible Simulation*

**Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Michael Pernice, Idaho National Laboratory

*Adjoint-based error estimates for a Cartesian grid finite volume method for diffusion problems with discontinuous coefficients*

**Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Jian-Guo Liu, Duke

*Controlling numerical dissipation and time stepping in some multi-scale fluid simulations*

**Thursday, December 3, 2009 at 2:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Paul Van Dooren, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium

*Some graph optimization problems in data mining*

**Monday, February 8, 2010 at 3:00 AM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Marc Millstone, Courant Institute NYU

*Localized Optimization: Exploiting non-orthogonality to efficiently minimize the Kohn-Sham Energy*

**Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Yi Sun, NC State

*Network dynamics of Hodgkin-Huxley neurons*

**Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Cécile Piret, NCAR

*Overcoming the Gibbs Phenomenon Using a Modified Radial Basis Functions Method*

**Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Cory Hauck, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

*Optimization-based closures for radiative transport*

**Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 4:00 PM in Burlington Labs**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Mike Eldred, Sandia National Laboratories

*TBA*

**Friday, September 3, 2010 at 1:30 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Michael Mahoney, Stanford University

*Linear Algebra and Large Informatics Graphs*

**Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Tim Kelley, NC State

*Rank-deficient and ill-conditioned nonlinear least squares problems*

**Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Semyon Tsynkov, NC State

*Compact high order schemes for the Helmholtz equation with variable coefficients*

**Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

John Harlim, NC State

*Numerical Strategies for Filtering Partially Observed Stiff Stochastic Differential Equations*

**Tuesday, October 12, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Sorin Mitran, UNC-CH

*A time-parallel multiscale algorithm for non-equilibrated microscopic phenomena*

**Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Dana Knoll, Los Alamos National Laboratory

*A general, moment-based, scale-bridging algorithm including Newton-Krylov methods*

**Friday, November 5, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Don Estep, Colorado State University

*A Measure Theoretic Computational Approach for Inverse Sensitivity Problems*

**Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

James S. Thorp, Virginia Tech

*The Power System: A Complex System in Transition*

**Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Zhilin Li, NC State

*A unified approach for some CFD problems with free boundaries/moving interfaces, and irregular domains*

**Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Gary Howell, NCSU, Office of Information of Technology

*TBA*

**Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Mansoor Haider, NC State

*A fast quadrature-based numerical method for the continuous spectrum biphasic poroviscoelastic model of articular cartilage*

**Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Gary Howell, Computer Science, NCSU

*Sparse Block Householder SVD*

**Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Dongbin Xiu, Purdue

*Uncertainty Analysis for Complex Systems: Algorithms beyond Polynomial Chaos*

**Tuesday, March 15, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Kathleen Fowler, Clarkson

*Meeting Sustainability Constraints for Berry Farming in the Pajaro Valley*

**Tuesday, March 22, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Alina Chertock, NC State Mathematics

*Sinking, merging and stationary plumes in a coupled chemotaxis-fluid model: a high-resolution numerical approach*

**Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Jonathan Goodman, NYU Courant Institute

*Affine invariant methods for search and sampling*

**Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4021**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Mikhail Shashkov, Los Alamos National Laboratory

*ReALE – Reconnection-based Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Method*

**Friday, August 19, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Ekkehard Sachs, U Trier, Germany

*Optimization in Financial Market Models*

**Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Ricardo Ortiz, UNC-CH

*Semi-implicit time integration scheme for fluid-structure interaction problems*

**Friday, October 28, 2011 at 2:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Polina pine, Technion, Israel

*Atomistic simulations of vibration of carbon nanotubes: is it possible to measure the mass of a single atom?*

**Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Olivier Gibaru, Arts et Métiers ParisTech and U. of Lille

*ALIEN: ALgebra for Identification EstimatioN*

**Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Steve Campbell, NCSU

*Direct Transcription Solution of Optimal Control Problems with State and Control Delays*

**Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Craig Douglas, Wyoming

*Comparing the Laplace Transform and the Parareal Algorithms*

**Tuesday, March 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Hongkai Zhao, UC Irvine

*An efficient multi-level method for radiative transport equation with applications to optical imaging*

**Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Jonathan Weare, University of Chicago

*Sampling in and out of equilibrium when the tails matter*

**Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Zhiming Chen, Chinese Academy of Sciences

*An Adaptive Immersed Finite Element Method with Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian Scheme for Parabolic Equations in Variable Domains*

**Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 4:00 PM in Burlington Labs**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Mohamed Ebeida, Sandia National Labs

*Random Unstructured Meshes via Maximal Poisson-disk Sampling*

**Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Van Emden Henson, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

*Large-Scale Iterative Solvers for Linear and Nonlinear Systems*

**Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Ed Larsen, Department of Nuclear Engineering Michigan

*Hybrid Monte CarloDeterministic Methods for the Simulation of Neutron Transport Problems*

**Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Alina Chertok, NC State

*Numerical Methods for Shallow Water and Related Models*

**Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Jonathan Hauenstein, NC State

*A homotopy method based on WENO scheme for solving steady state problems*

**Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Petros Drineas, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

*Leverage scores, the column subset selection problem, and least squares problems*

**Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

John Harlim, NS State

*Reduced Stochastic Models for Filtering Turbulent Dynamical Systems*

**Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM to Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Michael Herty, Aachen

*Averaged kinetic PDEs on networks*

**Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 3:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Mette Oufsen, NC State

*Global sensitivity analysis and subset selection in heart rate modeling*

**Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Xiaobai Sun, Duke

*Fast Factorizations in Recursion Style for Solving Large Systems of Linear Equations with Certain Structures*

**Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 4:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Andrew Sommese, Notre Dame

*Numerical Algebraic Geometry and Differential Equations*

**Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 3:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Tim Kelley, NC State

*Newtons Method for Monte Carlo Based Residuals*

**Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 3:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Saul Abarbanel

*Wave Propagation in Advected Acoustics within a Non-Uniform Medium under the Effect of Gravity*

**Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 4:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Jill Reese, The Mathworks

*TBA*

**Monday, October 21, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Monday, October 21, 2013 at 4:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Jill Reese, Mathworks

*Parallel Computing with MATLAB*

**Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 5:00 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Bob Plemmons, Wake Forest University

*Mathematical Methods for Processing Geospatial Image Data*

**Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 3:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Giovanni Russo, University of Catania

*On semilagrangian methods for kinetic equations.*

**Friday, January 31, 2014 at 1:00 PM to Friday, January 31, 2014 at 2:00 PM in Room 1230 Engineering Bldg II**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Yousef Saad, Minnesota

*Numerical Linear Algebra Methods in Data Mining*

**Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 3:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Tim Kelley, NC State

*Anderson Acceleration*

**Monday, September 15, 2014 at 3:00 PM to Monday, September 15, 2014 at 3:50 PM in SAS 2102**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Ivan Sudakov, U of Utah

*The Modified RayleighBenard Convection Problem and its Application to Greenhouse Gas Emissions Simulation*

**Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 3:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Hongkai Zhao, University of California, Irvine

*Approximate Separability of Greens Function for Helmholtz Equation in the High Frequency Limit*

**Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:00 PM to Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 4:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Graham Alldredge, RWTH Aachen University

*A high-order discontinuous Galerkin scheme for entropy-based moment closures of linear kinetic equations*

**Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 3:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Stuart Slattery, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

*Monte Carlo Synthetic Acceleration Algorithms for Linear Systems*

**Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 3:00 PM to Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 3:50 PM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Lea Jenkins, Clemson

*Modeling and Simulation of Filtration and Separation Environments*

**Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM to Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM in SAS 4201**

**Numerical Analysis Seminar**

Ampon Dhamacharoen, Burapha University

*Newton-Broyden method: The most recent efficient method for solving equation boundary value problems*

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