• 2009-12-18 Steve Richardson (MIT Plasma Fusion Center) *The lower hybrid wave cutoff: a case study in eikonal methods* |

• 2009-12-17 Ghanim Ullah (Pennsylvania State University) *Tracking and Controlling Seizure Dynamics Using Kalman Filter* |

• 2009-12-14 Tom Witten (University of Chicago) *Capillary deposition: mesoscopic patterns, nonlocal control and breakways* |

• 2009-12-14 Mithat Unsal (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory) *Conformality or confinement: (IR)relevance of topological excitations* |

• 2009-12-08 Alexandre Bayen (University of California, Berkeley) *Mobile Millennium: using smartphones as monitoring sensors in privacy aware environments* |

• 2009-12-07 Eric Dufresne (Departments of Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics and Cell Biology, Yale University) *Imaging Stress in Soft Matter* |

• 2009-12-07 Yingjie Liu (Georgia Institute of Technology) *Hierarchical Reconstruction for Computing Non-smooth Solutions: The Recent Success and Open Problems* |

• 2009-12-02 Yannis Kevrekidis (PACM and Chemical Engineering, Princeton University) *Coarse-graining Agent-based Computations: Equation-free and Variable-free Computations* |

• 2009-11-30 C. Rycroft (Dept. of Mathematics, LBNL) *Multiscale modeling of granular flow: an application of the Voronoi tessellation* |

• 2009-11-24 Joerg Kliewer (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New Mexico State University) *On Trapping Sets for Repeat Multiple Accumulate Codes* |

• 2009-11-23 Martin Savage (University of Washington) *Hadron Scattering with Lattice QCD * |

• 2009-11-18 Adam Roitberg (University of Florida) * Optimizing efficiency in replica-exchange molecular dynamics and avoiding the traps of Langevin dynamics* |

• 2009-11-17 David Papp (Rutgers University) *Modern Convex Optimization Models* |

• 2009-11-16 Peter Widmayer (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland) *From Local Snapshots to a Global Picture* |

• 2009-11-16 Joydeep Mitra (Michigan State University) *Long-term planning of Generation, Transmission and Distribution Assets* |

• 2009-11-16 Shiv Kumar Sambasivan (University of Iowa) *A General Framework for Solving High-Speed Multi-material Dynamics and Impact Mechanics * |

• 2009-11-12 Bryan James Kaehr (Sandia National Laboratories) *Free-form microfabrication of biological architectures and smart materials* |

• 2009-11-10 Andreas Albrecht (UC Davis) *Dark Energy: Current theoretical issues and progress toward future experiments* |

• 2009-11-09 Terran Lane (University of New Mexico) *High Efficiency Model Identification for Statistical Graphical Models* |

• 2009-11-02 Moses Chan (Pennsylvania State University) *Is supersolid a superfluid ?* |

• 2009-10-26 Shaolin Mao (Advanced Dynamics Inc, Lexington, KY) *Numerical Modeling of Multiphase and Multimaterial Flow Problems* |

• 2009-10-22 Robert Hoy (Yale University) *Thermoreversibly Associating Polymer Networks with Variable Chemical Kinetics* |

• 2009-10-22 David H. Wolpert (NASA Ames Research Center) *Schelling Formalized: Strategic Choices of Non-Rational Personas* |

• 2009-10-21 Aimee Bailey (Imperial College, London) *Thermodynamics of polymer solutions using simple theory* |

• 2009-10-20 David H. Wolpert (NASA Ames Research Center) *Applying Game Theory to Control and Vice Versa* |

• 2009-10-19 Sol Gruner (Cornell University) *Biomolecules under pressure: Why it matters* |

• 2009-10-19 Srinivas Yarlanki (ESI US R&D, Huntsville, Alabama) *Simulation of Free Surface Flows on Moving Grids* |

• 2009-10-15 Ranis Ibragimov (Dept. of Mathematics and RSCAMM (Research & Support Center on Applied Mathematical Modeling) New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology) *Internal waves and mixing processes in the ocean and atmosphere* |

• 2009-10-14 Huriye Sezer Atamturktur (LANL and Clemson University) *Predicative Maturity: A Quantitative Metric for Optimizing Complex Simulations via Systematic Experimental Validation* |

• 2009-10-14 Franz Mertens (University of Bayreuth) *Nonlinear Schrödinger solitons under external spatio-temporal forces and a new stability criterion* |

• 2009-10-05 Bob Behringer (Duke University) *Complexity in Granular Materials* |

• 2009-09-28 Thomas Schaefer (North Carolina State University) *In Search of the Perfect Fluid* |

• 2009-09-28 Steve Ackley (University of Texas at San Antonio) *Antarctic Sea Ice: International Polar Year Cruises-Results from the SIMBA and SIPEX Field Campaigns (Sept-Oct 2007)* |

• 2009-09-23 Jim Kroger (New Mexico State University) *Frontopolar cortex and complex thought* |

• 2009-09-23 Alexander Orlov (Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences) *Integrable Systems and Random Processes* |

• 2009-09-23 Anton Zabrodin (Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow, Russia) *Logarithmic gases and Laplacian growth: Geometry and integrability * |

• 2009-09-21 Stephanie Forrest (University of New Mexico) *Fixing Real Bugs in Real Programs Using Genetic Programming * |

• 2009-09-16 Maria E. Pezzoli (Rutgers University) *What can we learn from impurities on the hidden order of URu2Si2 ?* |

• 2009-09-10 Joseph Kong (UCLA) *An Adventure in Computer and Computational Epidemiology* |

• 2009-09-09 Artur Izmaylov (Yale University) *Vibrational spectroscopy of periodic systems with density functional theory and Gaussian basis sets* |

• 2009-09-09 Thierry Magin (Stanford University, Center for Turbulence Research) *Kinetic Theory for Continuum Plasmas * |

• 2009-09-08 Shmuel S. Oren (University of California, Berkeley) *Improving Economic Dispatch through Transmission Switching: New Opportunities for a Smart Grid* |

• 2009-09-03 Paul Lammert (Pennsylvania State University) *Interpreting Quantum Density Functional Theory* |

• 2009-09-02 Paul Lammert (Pennsylvania State University) *Entropic Investigation of Artifical Spin-Ice* |

• 2009-09-02 HyeongKae (Ryosuke) Park (Multiphysics Methods Group, Reactor Physics Analysis & Design, Idaho National Laboratory) *Tightly coupled multiphysics simulation for Pebble-bed reactor* |

• 2009-08-25 Pravin Varaiya (University of California, Berkely) *Risk-Limiting Dispatch of the Smart Grid* |

• 2009-08-24 Douglas Durian (University of Pennsylvania) *Granular Impact Cratering* |

• 2009-08-24 Blair Perot (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) *Scientific Computation using Multiple Graphics Processors* |

• 2009-08-24 Blair Perot (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) *A Third-Order Discrete Calculus Methods for Diffusion* |

• 2009-08-20 Michael Simpson (Idaho National Laboratory) *Spent Nuclear Fuel Pyroprocessing* |

• 2009-08-18 Grace Chen (UGS at Columbia), Samuel Denny (UGS at Cambridge), *Locally Disrupted Synchronization in Langevin Molecular Dynamics* |

• 2009-08-17 David H. Wolpert (NASA Ames) *From Game Theory to Game Engineering* |

• 2009-08-13 Vladimir Privman (Department of Physics, Clarkson University) *Noise Reduction and Scalability in Biochemical Computing* |

• 2009-08-12 Mario Castro (University Pontifica Comillas-Madrid, Spain) *The Physics of Cauliflowers* |

• 2009-08-10 Zhilan Feng (Purdue University) *Evolutionary Implications of Influenza Medication Strategies* |

• 2009-08-10 Thomas Gardiner (Sandia National Laboratories) *Godunov-type Algorithms for MHD* |

• 2009-08-05 Christian Sommer (CCS-3 and Tokyo University) *Approximate shortest path and distance queries in power-law graphs* |

• 2009-08-05 Alexander Szalay (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University) *Science in an Exponential World* |

• 2009-08-04 Martin Frank (University of Kaiserslautern, Germany) *Optimal Treatment Planning in Radiotherapy Based on Boltzmann Transport Equations* |

• 2009-08-03 Jim Kadtke (George Mason University Center for Infrastructure Protection) *Dr. Kadtke will address the following questions:* |

• 2009-08-03 Denis Ridzal (Optimization and UQ-Sandia National Laboratories) *Additive Operator Decomposition and Optimization-Based Coupling with Applications* |

• 2009-07-30 Golan Bel & Brian Munsky *Common Complex Biochemical Processes Exhibit Simple Completion Time Distributions* |

• 2009-07-30 Ben Kunsberg *Synthetic Visual Cognition Student Seminar: How important are lateral interactions in a V_1 model?* |

• 2009-07-30 David Lyttle *Synthetic Visual Cognition Student Seminar: On the Fokker-Planck Analysis of Neural Network Learning Rules* |

• 2009-07-29 Jordan M. Horowitz (University of Maryland) *Directing Motion in Driven Mesoscopic Machines* |

• 2009-07-27 Michael Berry (Physics Department, University of Bristol, United Kingdom) *Tsunami asymptotics* |

• 2009-07-27 Lourenco Beirao Da Veiga (Department of Mathematics) *Asymptotic analysis of shell vibration and related numerical hazards* |

• 2009-07-23 Andrew Knyazev (University of Colorado, Denver) *Multigrid Eigensolvers for Image Segmentation* |

• 2009-07-22 William Klein (Boston University) *A Cellular Automation Model of Damage* |

• 2009-07-20 Aurel Bulgac (University of Washington) *The unitary Fermi gas: so simple and yet so complex!* |

• 2009-07-20 Jan-Michael Frahm (Dept of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) *Fast Reconstruction of the World from Photos and Videos* |

• 2009-07-14 Daniel Bienstock (Columbia University) *Smart Grid Seminar: New algorithms for power flow problems* |

• 2009-07-13 Marco Manzini (Istituto di Matematica Applicata e Tecnologie Informatiche, Pavia) *A second-order flux approximation for the mimetic finite difference method* |

• 2009-07-08 Charles Reichhardt (T-4) *Realizing Novel Collective Particle Dynamics on Periodic Substrates: From Superconductors to Bacteria* |

• 2009-07-07 William Jones (Coastal Carolina University) *Impact of Non-optimal Checkpoint Intervals on Application Efficiency in Cluster Computing* |

• 2009-07-06 Eliahu Barkai (Bar-Ilan University, Israel) *Chalk Talk - Single File Diffusion in a Force Field* |

• 2009-07-06 Alfred Hubler (University of Illinois) *Self-assembling fractal particle networks: Physical systems with an understanding?* |

• 2009-06-29 G. P. Tsironis (Department of Physics, University of Crete, and FORTH) *Discrete breathers in magnetic metamaterials* |

• 2009-06-23 Jed Brown (Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology, and Glaciology ETH-Zurich) *Efficient nonlinear solvers for nodal high-order finite elements in 3D* |

• 2009-06-22 George Shaw (University of Alabama - Birmingham) *Transmitted/founder viruses and their progeny in acute HIV-1 and SIV infection* |

• 2009-06-18 John Widloski (University of Texas at Austin) *Selection Rules in Laplacian Growth* |

• 2009-06-18 James Davis (University of California at Santa Cruz) *Exploring Human Body Shape and Motion* |

• 2009-06-18 Charles Martin (University of California, Santa Barbara) *Entropy methods in the problem of moments* |

• 2009-06-17 Mihai Putinar (University of California at Santa Barbara) *Recent Advances in Polynomial Optimization* |

• 2009-06-10 Dmitry Khavinson (University of South Florida) *From the Fundamental Theorem of Algebra to Astrophysics: a "Harmonious Path"* |

• 2009-06-09 Adrian Turner (University College, London) *Arctic ocean modelling at the Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling* |

• 2009-06-04 Marios S. Pattichis (UNM ECE Department) *Diagnostically Driven Image Processing for Emerging Software and Hardware Systems* |

• 2009-06-03 Professor Charles Meneveau (Johns Hopkins University) *A Web-Services Accessible Turbulence Database of Isotropic Turbulence* |

• 2009-06-03 Angel Garcia (Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute) *Simulations of the Folding / Unfolding Thermodynamics of Proteins and RNA oligomers* |

• 2009-06-03 Juan M. Restrepo (Uncertainty Quantification Group, Mathematics, Physics, and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona) *Nonlinear/Non-Gaussian Time Series and Parameter Estimation* |

• 2009-06-02 James J. Nutaro (Oak Ridge National Laboratory) *Modeling Power Systems of the Future: Information Technology and Power System Dynamics* |

• 2009-06-01 Pierre Sikivie (University of Florida) *Bose-Einstein Condensation of Dark Matter Axions* |

• 2009-05-28 Allison Harris (Missouri University of Science and Technology) *Projectile Interactions and Electron Correlation in Four-Body Collisions* |

• 2009-05-27 Michael Saveageau (University of California, Davis) *A System Design Space for Biochemical Systems: Qualitative Phenotypes and Algebraic Geometry* |

• 2009-05-26 Muhammad Zaman (University of Texas at Austin) *Quantitative Analysis of the Tumor Microenvironment: From Systems Biology to Multi-Scale Modeling* |

• 2009-05-26 Loubre Raphael (Universite de Toulouse) *An adaptation of Multiscale Finite Element Method (MsFEM) to efficient simulation of Urban Transport of Pollution* |

• 2009-05-20 Ron Sass (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) *Scientific Computing with an All-FPGA Parallel Computer* |

• 2009-05-19 David Mooney (National Renewable Energy Laboratory) *Renewable Systems Integration at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory* |

• 2009-05-18 Loubere Raphael (Université de Toulouse) *An adaptation of Multiscale Finite Element Method (MsFEM) to efficient simulation of Urban Transport of Pollution* |

• 2009-05-14 Willemien Kets (Santa Fe Institute) *Inequality and network structure* |

• 2009-05-14 Prof. Victor Gurarie (University of Colorado Boulder, Department of Physics and Astronomy) *Many particle generalization of the Landau-Zener problem* |

• 2009-05-14 Konstantin Khanin (University of Toronto) *Directed Polymers and KPZ scalings* |

• 2009-05-14 Gregory Falkovich (Weizmann Institute) *Floaters on the water and droplets in clouds: multifractals and caustics* |

• 2009-05-13 Charles Bennett (IBM Yorktown) *CNLS-QUANTUM DISTINGUISHED LECTURE: Entanglement, Quantum Darwinism, and the Fate of Jimmy Hoffa* |

• 2009-05-13 John T. Daly (Center of Exceptional Computing) *Resilience for Advanced Computing Systems: Challenge & Opportunity* |

• 2009-05-12 Adrienn Ruzsinszky (Tulane University) *Diminished gradient dependence of density functionals: GGA`s for solids and meta-GGA`s for ordinary matter* |

• 2009-05-11 John Perdew (Tulane University) *Local hybrid: Fourth rung on the ladder of density functional approximations* |

• 2009-05-11 Michael Savageau (University of California, Davis) *Function, Design and Evolution of Gene Circutry* |

• 2009-05-11 Pierre-Henri Maire (UMR CELIA, Universit Bordeaux I and CEA/CESTA) *Formulation of Staggered Two-dimensional Lagrangian Schemes by Means of Cell-centered Approximate Riemann Solver* |

• 2009-05-07 Jorge Kurchan (Conseil National Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France) *Fluctuation Theorem(s) and their experimental tests* |

• 2009-05-06 Michael Savageau (University of California, Davis) *A Canonical Nonlinear Formalism: Several perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges* |

• 2009-05-06 Scott A. Brandt (University of California, Santa Cruz) *Managing the Performance of Large, Distributed Storage Systems* |

• 2009-05-06 David Scott (Rice University) *Streaming Poisson Data* |

• 2009-05-05 Michael Caramanis (Boston University) *Management of Electric Vehicle Charging to Mitigate Renewable Generation Intermittency and Distribution Network Congestion* |

• 2009-05-04 Sidney Nagel (University of Chicago) *The Life and Death of a Drop: Topological Transitions and Singularities in Fluids* |

• 2009-04-30 David Roberts (T-4/CNLS) *Induced interaction and crystallization of self localized impurity fields in a Bose-Einstein condensate* |

• 2009-04-30 Xiangmin Jiao (Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Stony Brook University) * Interface Tracking Using Face Offsetting and Anisotropic Mesh Adaptation* |

• 2009-04-27 Sergei Krasheninnikov (University of California at San Diego) *Edge Plasma Transport, Sheath, Wall, and Synergy* |

• 2009-04-23 Kirill Velizhanin (T-1/CNLS) *Nanoscale ultrafast energy and charge transfer: from approximate theories to numerically exact simulations.* |

• 2009-04-22 Fred Roberts (Rutgers University) *ISTC Seminar: Selections from "Discrete Sciences" Research at DIMACS and DyDAn* |

• 2009-04-22 Claire White (University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) *Towards the Total Structure Solution of Metakaolin* |

• 2009-04-20 Daniel Stein (New York University) *The Tipping Point: How Does A Little Noise Make a Big Difference?* |

• 2009-04-20 Bhuvana Srinivasan (University of Washington) *A Study of Two-Fluid Plasma Equations using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method* |

• 2009-04-16 Florent Krzakala (ParisTech) *Jamming Versus The Glass Transition* |

• 2009-04-16 Giovanni Bellesia (Univ of California, Santa Barbara) *Protein folding, misfolding and aggregation: insights from fully atomistic and coarse-grained molecular simulations* |

• 2009-04-15 Melanie Mitchell (Department of Computer Science, Portland State University) *ISTC Seminar: Using Analogy to Discover the Meaning of Pictures* |

• 2009-04-15 Ian Dobson (University of Wisconsin-Madison) *Can we quantify the risk of cascading failure blackouts with branching processes?* |

• 2009-04-08 Krishna Rajan (Iowa State University) *Statistical Learning for Crystal Chemistry* |

• 2009-04-07 Chih-Chun Chien (University of Chicago) *BCS-BEC crossover theory of ultra-cold fermions and cuprate superconductors* |

• 2009-04-06 Pei Wang (Temple University, Department of Computer and Information Sciences) *A Logical Model of Intelligence* |

• 2009-04-01 Jonas Thies (University of Groningen) *Numerical Bifurcation Analysis of Ocean Flows on Parallel Computers* |

• 2009-03-26 Piotr Deuar (LPTMS (Laboratoire de Physique Theorique et Modeles Statistiques) Universite Paris-Sud, Orsay, France) *The superfluidity of dipolar Fermi gases* |

• 2009-03-18 Panayot S. Vassilevski (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) *Numerical Analysis Seminar: Finite Volume/DG Schemes Based on Constrained Minimization Function Recovery* |

• 2009-03-17 Walter Scott (DigitalGlobe, Inc) *ISTC Seminar: Building The Digital Globe* |

• 2009-03-16 Klaus Bartschat (Drake University) *Few Cycle Intense Laser Interactions with Complex Atoms* |

• 2009-03-11 J.S. Abercrombie Professor Emeritus Don H. Johnson (Dept of Electrical & Computing Engineering, Rice University) *Information Theory and Neural Information Processing* |

• 2009-03-11 Alexander Vasiliev (Mathematical Institute, University of Bergen) *Conserved quantities of planar contour dynamics* |

• 2009-03-11 James Langer (University of California at Santa Barbara) *What is the Temperature of a Deforming Glass* |

• 2009-03-10 James Langer (University of California at Santa Barbara) *The Mysterious Glass Transition* |

• 2009-03-09 James Langer (University of California at Santa Barbara) *Mechanical Deformation of Glassy Solids: Why Structural Engineers Need New Ideas in Nonequilibrium Physics* |

• 2009-03-09 Paul Hines (University of Vermont) *Complexity in Power Grids: Surviving and Mitigating Large Failures in Power Grids* |

• 2009-03-04 David Gamarnik (Operations Research, MIT Sloan School of Management) *Statistical Physics and Algorithms for Graph Counting Problems* |

• 2009-03-04 Vladimir Kazakov (Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris) *The Perfect World of Integrability in Physics* |

• 2009-03-03 Thierry Mora (Princeton University) *Thermodynamics of Natural Images* |

• 2009-03-02 Jim DiCarlo (McGovern Institute for Brain Research and Dept. of Brain and Cognitive Sciences Massachusetts Institute of Technology) *Untangling Visual Object Recognition in the Brain* |

• 2009-03-02 Sebastian Mernild (International Arctic Research Center and Water & Environmental Research Center, University of Alaska Fairbanks) *Greenland Runoff from Observations to Modeling* |

• 2009-02-27 Bruce C. Wheeler (University of Florida) *Brain on a Chip: Can we Build One?* |

• 2009-02-26 Steven Kotler *One journalist's misadventures in science writing: Harrowing tales about turning technical ideas into stories the public wants to read* |

• 2009-02-25 Rex Jung (The MIND Research Network, UNM) *The Creative Brain: From Neuromythology to Neuroscience* |

• 2009-02-24 Burkhard Morgenstern (University of Goettingen, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics) *Multiple Sequence Alignment - DIALIGN Approach: Basic Concepts and Recent Developments* |

• 2009-02-23 Burkhard Morgenstern (University of Goettingen, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics) *jpHMM: A Jumping Profile HMM to Predict Recombinations in HIV-1* |

• 2009-02-19 Walter R. Duncan (Seattle University) *Electron Transfer at the Organic/Inorganic Interface: A Nonadiabatic Molecular Dynamics Approach* |

• 2009-02-19 Donald Hamelberg (Georgia State University) *Reweighting-based molecular dynamics in studying long-timescale biomolecular events* |

• 2009-02-17 Eugene Agichtein (Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Emory University) *Modeling User Interactions in Web Search and Social Media* |

• 2009-02-17 Chris Ticknor (Swinburne University of Technology) *Ultracold Dipolar Scattering* |

• 2009-02-17 Tz. V. Kolev and R. N. Rieben *A Tensor Artificial Viscosity Using a Finite Element Approach* |

• 2009-02-10 Creighton Thomas (Department of Physics, Syracuse University) *Simulating Glassy Systems with Patchwork Dynamics* |

• 2009-02-09 Teng Yang ( Physics and Astronomy Department, Michigan State University) *Self-assembly of nanostructures: from nanowires to complex polymer assemblies* |

• 2009-02-05 Joel Miller *Converting PDE age-of-infection models into ODEs* |

• 2009-02-05 Joel Miller *The spread of infectious diseases in clustered populations* |

• 2009-02-02 Victor M. Yakovenko (University of Maryland) *Statistical Mechanics of Money, Income, and Wealth* |

• 2009-02-02 Chris Newman (Multiphysics Methods Group, Idaho National Laboratory) *Fully coupled solution methods for nuclear fuel performance analysis* |

• 2009-01-26 Nigel Goldenfeld (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) *The friction factor and roughness-induced criticality in turbulent pipe flow in two and three dimensions* |

• 2009-01-22 Liban Rong (LANL, T-6) *Modeling HIV/HCV drug treatment and resistance* |

• 2009-01-21 Todd Leen (Oregon Health & Sciences University) *Stochastic Learning in Brains and Machines* |

• 2009-01-12 Victor Steinberg (Weizmann Institute) *Single vesicle dynamics in a general flow* |

• 2009-01-08 Nicole Smith-Downey (University of Texas at Austin) * Terrestrial biogeochemistry of Mercury - a new model* |