MICDE sponsors a seminar series in which departments in the College of Engineering and LS&A bring nationally recognized speakers to campus.

Upcoming schedule

Date Place Speaker
April 18, 2017 4th floor, Rackham Building MICDE Symposium – the New Era of Data-Enabled Computational Science More information
May 18-19, 2017 Space 2435 North Quad Symposium – Center for Network and Storage-Enabled Collaborative Computational Science More information
July 11-13, 2017 TBA (Ann Arbor) Symposium on Turbulence Modeling More information

Previous seminars

Date Speaker (click on name for bio and abstract)
March 17, 2017 Yongjie Jessica Zhang, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
March 8, 2017 Eric Jankowski, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Boise State University (Joint with SC2)
March 7, 2017 Michael Eldred, Distinguished member, Optimization and Uncertainty Quantification Department, Center for Computing Research, Sandia National Laboratories
February 14, 2017 Steve White, Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine
February 3, 2017 Anna KrylovGabilan Distinguished Professor in Science and Engineering, and Professor of Chemistry, University of Southern California
Jan 27, 2017 Vipin Kumar, Regents Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
Dec 9, 2016 Ann Almgren, Staff Scientist at the Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories
Dec. 2, 2016 Levent Gürel, ABAKUS Computing Technologies
 October 26, 2016 Andrea Lodi, Professor of Mathematical and Industrial Engineering, Polytechnique Montreal
October 14, 2016 Anthony Wachs, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
October 6, 2016 Jonathan Freund, Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering and of Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
September 29, 2016 Jeremy Lichstein, Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Florida
September 22, 2016 Rob Gardner, Senior Scientist at the Computation Institute, University of Chicago (slides)
September 13, 2016 Nathan Kutz, Profesor of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
March 28, 2016 James Stewart, Manager of the Optimization and Uncertainty Quantification Department, Sandia National Laboratories. (Video link)
March 15, 2016 Jaroslaw Knap, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Grounds
March 7, 2016 Bonnie HurwitzAssistant Professor of Biosystems Engineering, University of Arizona
Feb. 26, 2016 Charbel Farhat,  Chair of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Mechanical Engineering, and Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University
Feb. 18, 2016 Weng Cho Chew, Prof. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 Feb. 5, 2016 Jim Belak, Senior Scientist, Materials Science Division, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Cancelled, Jan. 28, 2016 James M. Stone, Prof. of Astrophysical Sciences and Applied and Computational Mathematics, Associate Director, Princeton Institute for Computational Science and Engineering, Princeton University
Dec. 2, 2015 Tom Hughes, Director of the ICES Computational Mechanics Group, Prof. of Aerospace Eng. and Eng. Mechanics,
University of Texas at Austin
Nov. 9, 2015 Jeffrey Hittinger, Computational Scientist and Group Leader for the Scientific Computing Group, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Nov. 3, 2015 Marc BonnetResearch Director / Senior Scientist, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France.
Adjunct Professor of Civil Eng., University of Minnesota
Nov. 2, 2015 Peter HaasPrincipal Research Staff Member, IBM Almaden Research Center
Oct. 30, 2015 Jim Chelikowsky, Director of the ICES Center for Computational Materials, Prof. of Physics, Chemical Eng., and Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin
Oct. 21, 2015 Craig Stewart, Associate Dean, Research Technologies; Executive Director of the Pervasive Technology Institute, Indiana University
 Sept. 22, 2015 Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, Assoc. Prof. of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University
Sept. 22, 2015  Computational Discovery in Complex Systems Biology Symposium
Sept. 21, 2015 David Ceperley,  Prof. of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
May 4, 2015 Mariana Carrasco-Teja, University of Michigan Department of Chemical Engineering
April 8, 2015 Balasubramaniam ShankerProfessor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Michigan State University
March 30, 2015 Hossam Metwally, Principal Engineer, ANSYS Inc.
March 26, 2015 Henry Neeman, Assistant Vice President, Information Technology – Research Strategy; Advisor Director, OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research (OSCER); Associate Professor, College of Engineering; Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Computer Science; The University of Oklahoma
March 23, 2015 Charles Leiserson, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
March 19, 2015 David Keyes, Professor, Applied Mathematics and Computational Science; Director, Extreme Computing Research Center; King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Feb. 16, 2015 Mario Juric, Professor of Astronomy; Senior Data Science Fellow, eScience Institute; Data Management Project Scientist, Large Synoptic Survey Telescope; University of Washington
Feb. 5, 2015 David Randall, Professor of Atmospheric Science; Director, Center for Multiscale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes; Colorado State University
Nov. 14, 2014 Andrew Siegel, Computational Scientist & Project Lead – Nuclear Simulation, Argonne National Lab
Nov. 6, 2014 Research Computing Symposium
Nov. 3, 2014 Wolfgang Bangerth, Professor of Mathematics, Texas A&M University
Oct. 15, 2014 Nikolaos V. Sahinidis, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
Oct. 10, 2014  Sokrates Pantelides, Professor of Physics, Engineering, and Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University
Sept. 25, 2014 Vladimir RokhlinProfessor of Computer Science and Mathematics, Yale University
April 30, 2014 Vijay Pande, Professor of Chemistry, Structural Biology, and Computer Science, Stanford University
April 7, 2014 “The Theory and Practice of Biomechanical Imaging,” Assad Oberai, Associate Director, Scientific Computing Research Center; Professor of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
April 3, 2014 “Transforming K-12 Computer Science: The Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC)” by Dan Garcia, Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California-Berkeley
March 19, 2014 “Scalability, Performance, Stability, and Portability of Many-core Computing Algorithms,” Wen-mei Hwu, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
March 11, 2014 “Scalable Algorithms for the Evaluation of Volume Potentials,” George Biros, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and leader of the ICES Parallel Algorithms for Data Analysis and Simulation Group, University of Texas-Austin
Feb. 28, 2014 “Toward Bayesian Inversion for Large-Scale Antarctic Ice Sheet Flow,” Omar Ghattas, Chair in Computational Geosciences, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, University of Texas at Austin
Feb. 14, 2014 “Recent Advances in Biofilm Modeling,” Cristian Picioreanu, Associate Professor of Biotechnology, Delft University of Technology
Jan. 31, 2014 “Reactive Molecular Dynamics: Algorithms, Software, and Applications,” Ananth Grama, Professor of Computer Science, Purdue University
Sept. 16 – 17, 2013 “Parallel and Distributed Application Paradigms” and “Building and Linking Local, Regional and National Cyberinfrastructure to Advance Science,” Daniel Katz, University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory, National Science Foundation