MICDE Seminar Series

The MICDE seminar series showcases ground-breaking research by the world’s leading computational scientists, in applications across the spectrum of science and engineering.

Students enrolled in the Computational Discovery and Engineering Certificate program and MICDE fellows, please fill out the seminar attendance form!

If you have any questions or speaker suggestions for the next academic year (Fall 2024), please email micde-events@umich.edu.

Upcoming Seminar Schedule



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April 12, 2024 MICDE/ MCAIM seminar: Boyce Griffith, Professor at the University of North Carolina
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January 26, 2024 MICDE / CEE Seminar: Michael D. Shields, Associate Professor of Civil & Systems Engineering at Johns Hopkins University
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January 16, 2024 MICDE / Astronomy Seminar: Shy Genel, Associate Research Scientist at the Flatiron Institute, Simons Foundation
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December 07, 2023 MICDE Faculty seminar: Philip Roe, Emeritus Professor, Aerospace Engineering U-M
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November 27, 2023 Women in Computational Science Mini-Symposium (DISCOVER)
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November 01, 2023 MICDE / NERS Seminar: Larry Aagesen, Computational Scientist at Idaho National Laboratory
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October 27, 2023 MICDE / ME Seminar: Erik Draeger, Director of the High Performance Computing Innovation Center and RADIUSS project at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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October 11, 2023 MICDE / LANL T Division – James Patrick Colgan, Deputy Division Leader Los Alamos National Laboratory Theoretical Division
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October 05, 2023 LANL XPS Seminar: Mark W. Schraad, Division Leader for Computational Physics at Los Alamos National Laboratory
October 02, 2023 MICDE / ME Seminar: Olivier Desjardins, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University
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September 22, 2023 MICDE / AIM Seminar: Lin Lin, Professor of Mathematics at University of California Berkeley
April 12, 2023 MICDE Seminar: Paul Kent, PhD, Distinguished Research Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory
March 02, 2023 MICDE Seminar: Daniele Schiavazzi, Associate Professor of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame
February 16, 2023 MICDE Seminar: Mark Pauly Professor of Computer Science, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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January 23, 2023 MICDE Seminar: Albert Berahas Assistant Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan
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January 17, 2023 MICDE Seminar: Mark Vogelsberger Associate Professor of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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November 16, 2022 MICDE Seminar: Miguel Bessa Associate Professor of Engineering, Brown University
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November 11, 2022 MICDE / AIM Seminar: Jennifer Franck, Assistant Professor of Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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October 31, 2022 MICDE Seminar: Reese Jones, Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
October 27, 2022 MICDE Seminar: John Tramm, Assistant Computational Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory
September 23, 2022 MICDE Seminar: Pania Newell, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Utah
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September 15, 2022 MICDE / IOE Seminar: Andreas Wächter, Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Northwestern University
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April 14, 2022 MICDE Seminar: Katya Scheinberg,Professor of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University
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April 05, 2022 MICDE Seminar: Douglas Spearot, Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of Florida
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April 01, 2022 MICDE/AIM Seminar: Miguel Moyers-González, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Canterbury
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March 21, 2022 MICDE / MIDAS Seminar: Yun S. Song, PhD, Professor of Computer Science and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
March 14, 2022 MICDE Seminar: Marta D`Elia, Principal Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
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February 25, 2022 MICDE / AIM Seminar: Blaise Bourdin, PhD, Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University
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December 08, 2021 James Stokes, Research Fellow, Flatiron Institute
December 08, 2021 MICDE Seminar: Sarah Hormozi, Associate Professor, Cornell University
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December 03, 2021 MICDE / AIM: Youngsoo Choi, Research Scientist, Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
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November 04, 2021 MICDE / SPH: Laura Matrajt, Staff Scientist, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch
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March 19, 2021 AIM/MICDE Seminar: Daniel Lecoanet, Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
March 18, 2021 MICDE Seminar: Udo von Toussaint, PD, Group Leader at the Max-Planck-Institute for Plasmaphysics in Garching, Divison Numerical Methods for Plasmaphysics
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March 11, 2021 MICDE Seminar: Warren B. Mori, Professor, Physics and Astronomy, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
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March 01, 2021 MICDE Seminar: Santo Fortunato, Director of the Indiana University Network Science Institute (IUNI), Professor, School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering (SICE), Indiana University at Bloomington
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February 16, 2021 MICDE Seminar: Emma Lejeune, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Boston University
February 09, 2021 MICDE / Mechanical Engineering Seminar: Ceila Reina, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania
February 04, 2021 MICDE / MIDAS Seminar: Ivo Dinov, Professor, Nursing, Computational Medicine & Bioinformatics
January 26, 2021 MICDE Seminar: Tianle Yuan, Associate Research Scientist, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, JCET, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
January 19, 2021 MICDE Seminar: Yang Liu, Research Scientist, Scalable Solvers Group of the Computational Research Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
December 03, 2020 MICDE / IOE Seminar: Salar Fattahi, Assistant Professor, Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
November 20, 2020 MICDE / AIM Seminar: Baole Wen, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, University of Michigan
November 12, 2020 MICDE Seminar: Denise Kirschner, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School
October 20, 2020 MICDE Seminar: Grace Gu, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of California- Berkeley
October 20, 2020 LSA Complex Systems / MICDE / MIDAS Seminar: Marissa Renardy, Research Fellow, Microbiology & Immunology, University of Michigan
September 29, 2020 MICDE / Mechanical Engineering Seminar: Sophia Haussener, Associate Professor, Laboratory of Renewable Energy Science and Engineering, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
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June 02, 2020 MICDE Webinar Series: Gabriel Ehrlich, Director, Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics, University of Michigan
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April 17, 2020 Webinar: Transmission modeling of infectious diseases and the COVID-19 outbreak
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March 26, 2020 POSTPONED – MICDE/EEB Seminar: Yun Song, Professor, Computer Science and Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
March 20, 2020 POSTPONED – MICDE/AIM Seminar: John Harlim, Professor, Mathematics and Meteorology, Penn State University
March 13, 2020 MICDE Seminar: Demetrios Papageorgiou, Professor, Applied Mathematics, Imperial College London
March 13, 2020 CANCELLED – MICDE/AIM Seminar: Lyudmyla Barannyk, Associate Professor, Mathematics, University of Idaho
February 28, 2020 MICDE Seminar: Sarah D. Olson, Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
February 21, 2020 MICDE Seminar: Osman Basaran, Professor, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
January 31, 2020 MICDE Seminar: Amir Salaree, Postdoctoral Fellow, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
January 24, 2020 MICDE Seminar: Andrew Wetzel, Assistant Professor, Physics, University of California, Davis
January 15, 2020 MICDE Seminar: Allen Sanderson, Research Scientist, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, The University of Utah
December 09, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Bo Zhu, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Dartmouth College
December 06, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Anna Vainchtein, Professor, Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
November 15, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Irene Beyerlein, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
November 06, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Pablo Zavattieri, Professor, Civil Engineering, Purdue University
November 01, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Sanjay Govindjee, Professor, Civil Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
October 17, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Janet Scheel, Associate Professor, Physics, Occidental College
October 10, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Ali Yilmaz, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
September 30, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Jason MacLean, Associate Professor, Neurobiology, University of Chicago
September 25, 2019 MICDE Seminar: H. Metin Aktulga, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University
September 12, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Ramanathan Vishnampet, Senior Research Engineer, ExxonMobil Upstream Integrated Solutions
April 17, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Guy A. E. Vandenbosch, Electrical Engineering, KU Leuven
April 04, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Prith Banerjee, Chief Technology Officer, ANSYS, Inc.
March 14, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Narayana R. Aluru, Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
February 18, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Jim Haxby, Evans Family Distinguished Professor; Director, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College
February 15, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Rhonda Dzakpasu, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Georgetown University
February 08, 2019 MICDE Seminar: David Nordsletten, Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Cardiac Surgery, U-M
February 01, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Amir Ali Ahmadi, Assistant Professor, Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Princeton University
January 18, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Mattia Gazzola, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
January 11, 2019 MICDE Seminar: Yuri Bazilevs, School of Engineering, Brown University
December 12, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Aaron Frank, Chemistry and Biophysics, University of Michigan
December 03, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Youssef Marzouk, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT
November 26, 2018 CANCELLED –MICDE Seminar: Ali Yilmaz, Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
October 24, 2018 MICDE/IOE Seminar: Juan Pablo Vielma, Sloan School of Management, MIT
October 22, 2018 MICDE/Quantitative Biology Seminar: Padmini Rangamani, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC San Diego
October 09, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Nandini Ananth, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
October 05, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Pavel Bochev, Center for Computing Research, Sandia National Laboratories
October 01, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Sanjay Padhi, AWS Research and Technical Computing
September 13, 2018 MICDE/EEB Seminar: Murat Eren, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
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April 16, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Vladimir Druskin, Scientific Advisor, Schlumberger Doll Research
April 10, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Raul Radovitzky, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
April 06, 2018 CEE/MICDE Seminar: Khachik Sargsyan, Sandia National Laboratories
April 06, 2018 AIM Seminar: Christoph Börgers, Mathematics, Tufts University
April 02, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Amanda Randles, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
March 30, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Michael Falk, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
March 22, 2018 Computation: A Pillar of Science and a Lens to the Future — the 2018 MICDE Symposium
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March 09, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Michael Shelley, Courant Institute, New York University
February 20, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Heather Mayes, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan
February 08, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Dominika Zgid, Chemistry, University of Michigan
January 24, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Jesse Capecelatro, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
January 16, 2018 MICDE Seminar: Theresa Windus, Chemistry, Iowa State University
December 05, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Tarek Zohdi, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
November 21, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Edward Maginn, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
November 10, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Chris Rycroft, Department of Applied Mathematics, Harvard University
November 08, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Giulia Galli, Department of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
November 02, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Thomas Devereaux, Photon Science, Stanford University
October 25, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Irina Tezaur, Extreme Scales Data Science and Analytics Department, Sandia National Laboratories
October 19, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Panos Papadopoulos, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
October 03, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Margaret Cheung, Department of Physics, University of Houston
April 18, 2017 2017 MICDE Annual Symposium
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March 17, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Yongjie Jessica Zhang, Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
March 08, 2017 SC2/MICDE Seminar: Eric Jankowski, Materials Science and Engineering, Boise State University
March 07, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Michael Eldred, Computation, Computers, Information, and Mathematics Center, Sandia National Laboratories
February 14, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Steven White, Physics & Astronomy, University of California Irvine
February 03, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Anna Krylov, Chemistry, University of Southern California
January 27, 2017 MICDE Seminar: Vipin Kumar, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota
December 09, 2016 MICDE Seminar: Ann Almgren, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
December 02, 2016 MICDE/RadLab/IEEE Seminar: Levent Gürel, ABAKUS Computing Technologies
October 26, 2016 MICDE Seminar: Andrea Lodi, Polytechnique Montréal
October 14, 2016 MICDE Seminar: Anthony Wachs, University of British Columbia
October 06, 2016 MICDE Seminar: Jonathan Freund, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
September 29, 2016 MICDE Seminar: Jeremy Lichstein, University of Florida
September 22, 2016 MICDE Seminar: Rob Gardner, University of Chicago
September 13, 2016 MICDE Seminar: Nathan Kutz, University of Washington