The University of Chicago
Departments of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics

Midwest Numerical Analysis Day

Saturday, May 25, 2013
8:00am–7:00pm
Eckhart Hall, Room 133
5734 South University Avenue

Directions
Posters for download: Ltr (8.5x11), A4 (8.3x11.7)
Program Guide (PDF)

The University of Chicago is the host of this year's Midwest Numerical Analysis Day. This full-day event will bring together a wide cross-section of the Midwest's numerical analysis and scientific computing experts to share ideas and to communicate with regional graduate students and postdocs.

Invited Speakers

Click here for a PDF containing all of the abstracts

  • DAVID ANDERSON, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin—Madison
    "Multi-level Monte Carlo in Systems Biology"
  • BISWA DATTA, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University
    "Computational and Optimization Methods for Quadratic Inverse Eigenvalue Problems Arising in Mechanical Vibration and Structural Dynamics: Linking Mathematics to Industry"
  • GREGORY FASSHAUER, Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
    "Using a Hilbert-Schmidt SVD for Stable Kernel Computations"
  • FRED HICKERNELL, Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
    "Constructing Trustworthy Automatic Numerical Integration Algorithms"
  • ROBERT KRASNY, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
    "A Treecode-Accelerated Boundary Integral Poisson-Boltzmann Solver for Solvated Proteins"
  • DI LIU, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University
    "Multiscale Modeling and Computation of Nano Optical Responses"
  • MITCHELL LUSKIN, Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota—Minneapolis
    "Atomistic-to-Continuum Coupling Methods for Materials"
  • SEWOONG OH, Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering Department, University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign
    "Gossip Algorithm for Principal Component Analysis"
  • ROBERT SKEEL, Department of Computer Science, Purdue University
    "Off-Label Uses for ODE Methods: Minimization"
  • PETER SMEREKA, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
    "The Gaussian Wave Packet Transform: Efficient Computation of the Semi-classical Limit of the Schroedinger Equation"

 

Poster Session

RYERSON 352 (the Barn) 1100 East 58th Street
Note: There are two entrances to Ryerson 352.

We encourage students and postdocs to submit posters. Submissions will be accepted on a first-come, first-served, basis.

  • NAI YUAN CHIANG, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
    "Scalable Strategies for Stochastic Network Problems"
    Author: Nai Yuan Chiang
  • SOU-CHENG CHOI, Computation Institute, University of Chicago, and Argonne National Laboratory
    "Open-Source CIM-EARTH Framework"
    Author: Sou-Cheng Choi
  • HUALONG FENG, Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
    "A Boundary Integral Method for Computing Tractions on Particles in Viscoelastic Fluid in the Fourier Domain"
    Authors: Hualong Feng, Shuwang Li, Xiaofan Li, Andres Cordoba, and Jay Schieber
  • YI JIANG, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee
    "A Fast Finite Element Solver for a Nonlocal Dielectric Model"
    Authors: Yi Jiang, Dexuan Xie
  • JIAO LI, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee
    "A New Linearized Poisson-Boltzmann Equation for Protein in NaCl Solution"
    Authors: Jiao Li and Dexuan Xie
  • LEI WANG, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory
    "Fast Evaluating Matern Covariance Kernel by a Cartesian Treecode"
    Authors: Lei Wang, Jie Chen, and Mihai Anitescu
  • MU WANG, Department of Computer Science, Purdue University
    "New Automatic Differentiation Algorithms for Hessian Computation"
    Authors: Mu Wang, Assefaw Gebremedhin, and Alex Pothen
  • XIAOLIN WANG, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan—Ann Arbor
    "A Numerical Study of Vorticity Enhanced Heat Transfer"
    Authors: Xiaolin Wang and Silas Alben
  • ELIZABETH SKUBAK WOLF, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin—Madison
    "Parameter Sensitivity Estimation for Continuous Time Markov Chain Models"
    Author: Elizabeth Skubak Wolf
  • YU-HONG YEUNG, Department of Computer Science, Purdue University
    "Augmented Finite Element Matrices for Fast Deformation Updates with Cutting"
    Authors: Jessica Crouch, Yu-Hong Yeung, and Alex Pothen