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Colloquia & Seminars

All talks will be held in 257 Spanagel, unless noted.

Talks from 2014

  • Speaker:  Carol Meyers, LNL
    Title:  Working for a National Laboratory in Operations Research, "The Science of Better"
    Date and Time: July 24th, 2014 at 1500
    POC: Ralucca Gera
  • Speaker: Ricardo Sanfelice, UCSC
    Title:  Analysis and Control of Hybrid Dynamical Systems
    Date and Time: July 10th, 2014 at 1500
    POC:  Art Krener
  • Speaker:  David Jefferson
    Title:  Extreme Scale Discrete Event Simulation
    Date and Time:  May 22nd at 1500
    POC:  Ralucca Gera

Talks from 2012

  • Speaker: Darshan Bryner, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, FL
    Title: Multi-input, multi-output waveform design.
    Date and Time: 20 September, 2012 at 1500
    POC: Pante Stanica
  • Speaker: Carmeliza Navasca, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham
    Title: Alborithms and applications for tensor decomposition.
    Date and Time: 24 July, 2012 at 1500
  • Speaker: Frank Giraldo, Naval Postgraduate School
    Title: The development of high-order accurate and scalable models for the atmosphere and ocean
    Date and Time: 19 April, 2012 at 1500
  • Speaker: Peter Winkler, Dartmouth/MSRI
    Title: New extremes for random walk on a graph
    Date and Time: 12 April, 2012 at 1500
    POC:  Ralucca Gera
  • Speaker: Nancy Nichols, University of Reading
    Title: A moving-mesh technique together with data assimilation for simulating glaciers and ice sheets
    Date and Time: 5 April, 2012 at 1500
  • Speaker: Simeon Reich, Technion
    Title:  Problems and results in non-linear analysis
    Date and Time: 3 April, 2012 at 1500
  • Speaker: Bradley Marchand, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City
    Title: The local discriminant basis method
    Date and Time: 8 March, 2012 at 1500
  • Speaker: Saverio Spagnolie, Brown University
    Title: Non-local hydrodynamic effects, from biofilm formation to flapping locomotion
    Date and Time: 2 February, 2012 at 1500
  • Speaker: Lucas Wilcox, HyPerComp, Inc.
    Title: High-order accurate solution of acoustic-elastic interface problems on adapted meshes using a discontinuous Galerkin method
    Date and Time: 30 January, 2012 at 1500
  • Speaker: Troy Butler, University of Texas at Austin
    Title: Propagation of numerical errors and probability distributions through polynomial approximated response surfaces
    Date and Time: 26 January, 2012 at 1500
  • Speaker: Jeremy Kozdon, Stanford University
    Title: Computational methods for understanding the 2011 Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami
    Date and Time: 19 January, 2012 at 1500

Talks from 2011

  • Speaker: Gabriel Turbay, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia
    Title: Measuring the likelihood of coalition formation
    Date and Time: 20 October, 2011 at 1500
  • Speaker: Wei Kang, Naval Postgraduate School
    Title: Some research projects on the control and estimation of dynamical systems
    Date and Time: 13 October, 2011 at 1500
  • Speaker: Jon Butler, Naval Postgraduate School
    Title: Combinatorial Computing - One result per iteration
    Date and Time: 27 July, 2011 at 1500
    Location: Room 408, Spanagel Hall
  • Speaker: Sean K. Lehman, LLNL
    Title: Scattering and migration for remote and non-invasive imaging
    Date and Time: 11 July, 2011 at 1500
  • Speaker: Anders Lindquist, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
    Title: The separation principle in stochastic control, redux
    Date and Time: 5 July, 2011 at 1500
  • Speaker: Guillermo Owen, Naval Postgraduate School
    Title: A game-theoretic approach to networks
    Date and Time: 2 June, 2011 at 1500
  • Speaker: CPT James K. Starling, USA
    Title: Prioritizing Unaided Search in Military Simulations
    Date and Time: 25 May, 2011 at 1530
    Location: Room 231, Spanagel Hall
  • Speaker: Tom Hunt, University of California, Davis
    Title: Accuracy of the Patchy Method for Solving the Infinite Horizon Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman Equation
    Date and Time: 9 May, 2011 at 1500
  • Speaker: Marcello Romano, Naval Postgraduate School
    Title: On New Exact Solutions for the Rotation of a Rigid Body
    Date and Time: 20 April, 2011 at 1500
    Location: Room 231, Spanagel Hall
  • Speaker: Carlos F. Borges, Naval Postgraduate School
    Title: A Century of Mathematics at the Naval Postgraduate School
    Date and Time: 14 April, 2011 at 1600
    Location: Room 231, Spanagel Hall
  • Speaker: Luca Bonaventura, Politecnico di Milano
    Title: Exponential Rosenbrock methods for accurate simulation of geophysical scale flows
    Date and Time: 7 April, 2011 at 1500
  • Speaker: Gabriel Turbay, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia.
    Title: Understanding Deterrence in Complex Environments
    Date and Time: 22 March, 2011 at 1400


Talks from 2010

  • Speaker: Alan Laub, UCLA 
    Title: Statistical Condition Estimation
    Date and Time: 21 January, 2010 at 1500
  • Speaker: Catalin Trenchea, University of Pittsburgh
    Title: Bounds on energy, magnetic helicity and cross helicity dissipation rates of approximate deconvolution models of turbulence for MHD flows
    Date and Time: 6 May, 2010 at 1600
  • Speaker: David Murray, California Institute of Technology
    Title: Specification, Design and Verification of Distributed Embedded Systems.
    Date and Time: 20 May, 2010 at 1500
  • Speaker: Cesar Aguilar, Queens University
    Title: Local controllability of quadratic control-affine systems
    Date and Time: 9 June, 2010 at 1500
  • Speaker: Helene Frankowska, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
    Title: Some Regularity Issues arising in Constrained Control Systems
    Date and Time: 3 August, 2010 at 1500
  • Speaker: Eitan Tadmor, Distinguished Professor of the Institute for Physical Science & Technology
    Title: Entropy Stable Approximations of Navier-Stokes Equations with No Artificial Numerical Viscosity
    Date and Time: 17 September, 2010 at 1100
  • Speaker: Gabriel Turbay, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia.   
    Title: A new approach to von Neumann-Morgenstern solutions
    Date and Time: 20 September, 2010 at 1100
  • Speaker: James F. Kelly, Naval Postgraduate School
    Title: Nonhydrostatic Unified Model for the Atmosphere (NUMA): An Element-Based Galerkin (EBG) Approach
    Date and Time: 2 December, 2010 at 1500 in Spanagel 226.


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