Colloquium: Ram Nair

Feb. 14, 2014

Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Atmospheric Numerical Modeling Ram Nair Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences , University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) Date and time: Friday, February 14, 2014 - 3:00pm Location: ECCR 265 Abstract: Recent paradigm shift in scientific computing triggered by the arrival of the petascale computing resources,...

Dynamical Systems Seminar: Mark Rast

Feb. 13, 2014

The role of intermittency in scalar transport by turbulent flows Mark Rast Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences , and Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP), University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 2:00pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: Scalar transport by turbulent flows is...

Computational Math Seminar: Christian Ketelsen

Feb. 11, 2014

Multilevel Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Uncertainty Quantification in Subsurface Flow Christian Ketelsen Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 10:30am Location: Grandview Conference Room, 1320 Grandview Avenue Abstract: In this talk we address the problem of the intractably large computational cost...

Dynamical Systems Seminar: Sam Flaxman

Feb. 6, 2014

Genomic Architecture Drives the Rapid Origin of New Species Sam Flaxman Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 2:00pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: A long-standing problem in evolutionary biology has been determining whether and how gradual, incremental changes...

Nonlinear Waves Seminar: Gino Biondini

Feb. 5, 2014

The modulational instability revisited Gino Biondini Department of Mathematics , SUNY Buffalo Date and time: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 2:00pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: The modulational instability (MI), known as Benjamin-Feir instability in water waves, is one of the most widespread phenomena in nonlinear science. In many cases, the...

Colloquium: Christian Ketelsen

Jan. 31, 2014

Multilevel Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Uncertainty Quantification in Subsurface Flow Christian Ketelsen Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Friday, January 31, 2014 - 3:00pm Location: ECCR 265 Abstract: In this talk we address the problem of the intractably large computational cost of standard Markov chain...

Dynamical Systems Seminar: Oleg V. Vasilyev

Jan. 30, 2014

Hierarchical Wavelet-based Modeling of Turbulent Flows Oleg V. Vasilyev Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 2:00pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: Since the inception of Computational Fluid Dynamics, turbulence modeling and numerical methods evolved as two separate fields of research with...

Colloquium: Lynn Schreyer-Bennethum

Jan. 24, 2014

Introduction to Modeling of Porous Media via Hybrid Mixture Theory and Results On Flow Potentials Lynn Schreyer-Bennethum Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Colorado Denver Date and time: Friday, January 24, 2014 - 3:00pm Location: ECCR 265 Abstract: Here we introduce a methodical method for deriving governing equations...

Dynamical Systems Seminar: Daniel Cristofaro-Gardiner

Jan. 23, 2014

Symplectic techniques in Hamiltonian dynamics Daniel Cristofaro-Gardiner Department of Mathematics , Harvard University Date and time: Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 2:00pm Location: ECCR 257 Abstract: I will give an introduction to how symplectic techniques can be used to better understand some aspects of Hamiltonian systems. My talk will survey...

Computational Math Seminar: David Appelhans

Jan. 21, 2014

RANGE DECOMPOSITION WITH ADAPTIVE MESH REFINEMENT FOR PETA AND EXASCALE COMPUTING David Appelhans Applied Mathematics , University of Colorado Boulder Date and time: Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 10:00am Location: Grandview Conference Room, 1320 Grandview Avenue Abstract: Range decomposition combined with adaptive mesh refinement reduces many 1-to-1 communications in exchange...

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