Spring 2013 Schedule

January 29th:Alan Edelman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Julia: A high-performance dynamic programming language for technical computing
January 30th:Trevor Potter, UC Berkeley
Standing waves and stability of a viscoelastic cylinder
February 6th:Daniel Hodyss, Naval Research Laboratory
Errors in the position of vortices and fronts and its impact on data assimilation in the geosciences
February 13th:Eran Bouchbinder, Weizmann Institute
Instabilities in Dynamic Fracture
February 20th:Paul Ullrich, UC Davis
Understanding the treatment of waves in atmospheric models: The shortest resolved waves of the linear wave equation
February 27th:No seminar
March 6th:Oliver O'Reilly, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley
When is Sticking Stable?
March 13th:Kevin Lin, University of Arizona
Variance Reduction via Markov Couplings
March 20th:Nic Brummell, UC Santa Cruz
Essentially nonlinear dynamos
March 27th:Spring Break
April 3rd:Brad Froehle, UC Berkeley
A High-Order Implicit–Explicit Discontinuous Galerkin Scheme for Fluid–Structure Interaction
April 10th:Benni Seibold, Temple University
Jet Schemes and Gradient-Augmented Level Set Methods
April 17th:Chun Liu, Penn State University
Modeling for selectivity mechanism in ion channels: An energetic variational approach
April 24th:Juan Restrepo, University of Arizona
How do you determine whether the Earth is warming up?
May 1st:Jakub Kominiarczuk, UC Berkeley
Acyclic Monte Carlo: Marginalizing your problems for fun and profit
May 8th:Richard Martin, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Material Informatics: Analysis, Discovery and Design of Porous Materials