Fri., June 25, 2021
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. E.S.T.


ME Special Webinar


Aditya Nair, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Nevada

The MICDE seminar series will return in the Fall 2021 term.

Previous seminars and Symposia

Date Speaker (click on name for bio and abstract)
May 6, 2021 Computing our way out of a pandemic: modeling in the face of COVID-19, Symposium co-organized with SPH
March 19 2021 Webinar: Daniel Lecoanet, Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Center for Theoretical Science, Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
March 18, 2021 Webinar: Udo von Toussaint, Group Leader of the Plasma-Material Modeling and Foundations (PMMF) group, Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics

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March 11, 2021 Webinar: Warren Mori, Professor, Physics & Astronomy, and Electrical Engineering, University of California- Los Angeles

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March 1, 2021 Webinar: Santo Fortunato, Professor, Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Indiana University

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February 16, 2021 Webinar: Emma Lejeune, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Boston University

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February 9, 2021 Webinar: Celia Reina, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania
February 4, 2021 Webinar: Ivo Dinov, Professor, Nursing and Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan

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January 26, 2021 Webinar: Tianle Yuan, Associate Research Scientist, JCET- University of Maryland, Baltimore County, GSFC- NASA
January 19, 2021 Webinar: Yang Liu, Research Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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December 3, 2020 Webinar: Salar Fattahi, Assistant Professor, Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
November 20, 2020 Webinar: Baole Wen, Assistant Professor, Mathematics, University of Michigan
November 12, 2020 Webinar: Denise Kirschner, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan Medical School

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October 20, 2020 Webinar: Grace Gu, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Webinar recording available upon request, click here to request.

October 20, 2020 Webinar: Marissa Renardy, Research Fellow, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan

Webinar recording coming soon!

 October 9, 2020 Webinar: Terri McAllister, Community Resilience Group Leader and Program Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Webinar recording coming soon.

September 20, 2020 Webinar: Sophia Haussener, Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Renewable Energy Science and Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne

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June 2, 2020 Webinar: Gabriel Ehrlich, Director, Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics; Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Economics, University of Michigan. 

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April 17, 2020 Webinar: Marisa Eisenberg, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Complex Systems, and Mathematics, University of Michigan

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April 9, 2020 Webinar: 2020 MICDE Catalyst Grants Showcase Session II
April 9, 2020 Webinar: 2020 MICDE Catalyst Grants Showcase Session I
February 28, 2020 Sarah D. Olson, Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
February 21,  2020 Osman Basaran, Professor, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University 
January 31, 2020 Amir Salaree, Postdoctoral Fellow, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Michigan
January 24, 2020 Andrew Wetzel, Assistant Professor, Physics, University of California, Davis
January 15, 2020 Allen Sanderson, Research Scientist, Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute 
December 9, 2019 Bo Zhu, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Dartmouth College
December 6, 2019 Anna Vainchtein, Professor, Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
November 15, 2019 Irene Beyerlein, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara
November 6, 2019 Pablo Zavattieri, Professor, Civil Engineering, Purdue University
November 1, 2019 Sanjay Govindjee, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC Berkeley
October 17, 2019 Janet Scheel, Associate Professor, Physics, Occidental College
October 10, 2019 Ali YilmazProfessor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin
September 30, 2019
Jason MacLean, Associate Professor, Neurobiology, University of Chicago
September 25, 2019
H. Metin Aktulga, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Michigan State University
September 12, 2019 Ramanathan Vishnampet, Senior Research Engineer, Exxon Mobil Upstream Integrated Solutions
April 18, 2019 Guy A. E. Vandenbosch, Professor, Electrical Engineering, KU Leuven
April 10, 2019 The 2019 MICDE Symposium: Classical Origins, New Frontiers
April 4, 2019 Prith Banarjee, Chief Technology Officer, ANSYS, Inc.
March 14, 2019 Narayana Aluru, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
February 18, 2019 James Haxby, Professor, Cognitive Sciences, Dartmouth University
February 15, 2019 Rhonda Dzakpasu, Associate Professor, Physics, Georgetown University
February 8, 2019 David Nordsletten, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Cardiac Surgery, U-M
February 1, 2019 Amir Ali Ahmadi, Assistant Professor, Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University [recording]
January 18, 2019 Mattia Gazzola, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering, UIUC
January 11, 2019 Yuri Bazilevs, Professor of Engineering, Brown University
December 12, 2018 Aaron FrankAssistant Professor, Chemistry, University of Michigan
December 3, 2018 Youssef MarzoukAssociate Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT [SLIDES]
October 24, 2018 Juan Pablo VielmaAssociate Professor, Sloan School of Management, MIT
October 22, 2018 Padmini Rangamani, Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego
October 15-16, 2018 Center for Network and Storage Enabled Collaborative Computational Science
2018 Symposium
October 9, 2018 Nandini Ananth, Associate Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University
October 5, 2018 Pavel Bochev, Computational Mathematician, Center for Computing Research, Sandia National Laboratories
October 1, 2018 Sanjay Padhi, lead of AWS Research, Adjoint Professor of Physics, Brown University
September 13, 2018 Murat Eren, Assistant Professor, department of Medicine and Marine Biological Laboratory, University of Chicago
April 16, 2018 Vladimir Druskin, Scientific Advisor, Schlumberger Doll Research
April 10, 2018 Raul Radovitzky, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
April 6, 2018 Khachik Sargsyan, Principal Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories
April 6, 2018 Christopher Börgers,  Department of Mathematics, Tufts University
April 2, 2018 Amanda Randles, Department of  Biomedical Engineering, Duke University
March 30, 2018 Michael Falk, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
March 22, 2018 The 2018 MICDE Symposium. Computation: a Pillar of Science and a Lens to the Future
March 9, 2018 Michael Shelley, Courant Institute (NYU) and Flatiron Institute (Simons Foundation) 
February 20, 2018 Heather Mayes, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan
February 8, 2018 Dominika ZgidDepartment of Chemistry, University of Michigan
January 24, 2018 Jesse CapecelatroDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
January 16, 2018 Theresa Windus, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University
December 5, 2017 Tarek Zohdi, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
November 21, 2017 Edward Maginn, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame
November 10, 2017 Chris Rycroft, Applied Mathematics, Harvard University
November 8, 2017 Giulia Galli, Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
November 2, 2017 Thomas Devereaux, Photon Science, Stanford University
October 25, 2017 Irina Tezaur, Sandia National Laboratories (slides)
October 19, 2017 Panos Papadopoulos, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
October 3, 2017 Margaret Cheung, Physics, University of Houston
July 11-13, 2017 Symposium on Turbulence Modeling
May 18-19, 2017 Symposium – Center for Network and Storage-Enabled Collaborative Computational Science
April 18, 2017 MICDE Symposium – the New Era of Data-Enabled Computational Science
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
April 7, 2016 MICDE Annual Symposium
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

Previous seminars

Date Speaker (click on name for bio and abstract)
March 25, 2021 Webinar: Chanese Forté, Graduate Student, Environmental Health Science & Scientific Computing
March 25, 2021 Webinar: Hyeon Joo, Graduate Student, Department of Learning Health Sciences (DLHS) & Scientific Computing
March 18, 2021 Webinar: Vishwas Goel, Graduate Student, Materials Science and Engineering & Scientific Computing
March 18, 2021 Webinar: Benjamin Yang, Graduate Student, Biomedical Engineering & Scientific Computing
March 11, 2021 Webinar: Anna Redgrave, Graduate Student, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology & Scientific Computing
March 11, 2021 Webinar: Agnit Mukhopadhyay, Graduate Student, Climate and Space Sciences & Scientific Computing
March 4, 2021 Webinar: Karthik Ganesan, Graduate Student, Psychology & Scientific Computing
March 4, 2021 Webinar: Ryan Sandberg, Graduate Student, Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics & Scientific Computing
February 25, 2021 Webinar: Jiale Tan, Graduate Student, Epidemiology & Scientific Computing
February 25, 2021 Webinar: Anil Yildirim, Graduate Student, Aerospace Engineering & Scientific Computing
February 18, 2021 Webinar: Yi Zhu, Graduate Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering & Scientific Computing
February 18, 2021 Webinar: Matthew Duschenes, Graduate Student, Applied Physics & Scientific Computing
February 11, 2o21 Webinar: Saibal De, Graduate Student, Math & Scientific Computing
January 28, 2021 Webinar: Jacqueline Larouche, Graduate Student, Biomedical Engineering & Scientific Computing, University of Michigan
January 28, 2021 Webinar: Timothy Jugovic, Graduate Student, Chemistry & Scientific Computing, University of Michigan