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Louis J. Durlofsky
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Stanford University
lou@pangea.stanford.edu
James G. Glimm
Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
SUNY at Stony Brook
glimm@ams.sunysb.edu
David Sharp
Complex Systems
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
dhs@lanl.gov
Mary F. Wheeler
TICAM
The University of Texas at Austin
mfw@brahma.ticam.utexas.edu
C. Larrabee Winter
Department of Mathematical Modeling and Analysis
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
winter@lanl.gov
The need for accurate and reliable decisions in the subsurface geosciences presents fundamental scientific challenges. Prediction must come with estimates of levels of accuracy, limits of applicability and degrees of confidence that can be placed in the results. This workshop will present an overview of some of the main issues and their interrelationships. The following topics will be emphasized:
(1) Upscaling of multiphase flows,
(2) uncertainty quantification for the geosciences,
(3) analysis of the potential of new experimental methods for characterization of subsurface states to reduce uncertainties in prediction,
(4) integration of subsystem models into large scale computational frameworks.
Monday  Tuesday 
MONDAY,
JANUARY
7 All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 


8:30 am  Coffee and Registration 
Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
9:15 am  Fadil Santosa , Robert Gulliver, and David Sharp  Welcome and Introduction 
9:30 am  Michael
A. Christie HeriotWatt University 
Quantifying Uncertainty in Reservoir Performance Prediction 
10:30 am  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
11:00 am  Jef
Caers Stanford University 

12:00 pm 
Lunch
Break


2:00 pm  James
G. Glimm SUNY at Stony Brook 
Prediction of Oil Production with Confidence Intervals Slides: html pdf powerpoint 
3:30 pm  IMA
Tea/Reception A variety of appetizers and beverages will be served. 
IMA East, 400 Lind Hall 
TUESDAY,
JANUARY 8 All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 

8:30am  Coffee  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
9:30 am  C.
Larrabee Winter Los Alamos National Lab 
Random domain decomposition for stochastic flow equations Slides: pdf postscript 
10:30 am  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
11:00 am 
Louis J. Durlofsky Stanford University 
Performance Prediction for NonConventional Wells in Heterogeneous Reservoirs: From Approximate Models to Detailed Simulation 
12:00 pm 
Lunch
Break


2:00 pm  Michael
A. Celia Princeton University 
Upscaling and Hysteresis in Models of Soil Moisture, Evaporation, and Transpiration 
2:25 pm  Thomas
F. Russell University of Colorado at Denver 
Stochastic Modeling of Immiscible Flow with Moment Equations 
2:50 pm  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
3:203:45 pm  Gabriel
Wittum Universität Heidelberg 
Groundwater flow simulation and validation 
WEDNESDAY,
JANUARY
9 All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 

8:30 am  Coffee  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
9:30 am 
Henning Omre Norwegian University of Science & Technology 
Improved production forecasts and history matching using approximate fluidflow simulators 
10:30 am  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
11:00 am 
Mary Fanett Wheeler University of Texas at Austin 
Computational Science Issues in Oil and Gas Production: Upscaling, Geologic Uncertainty and Economic Models 
12:00 pm 
Lunch
Break


2:00 pm  Bradley
J. Plohr SUNY At Stony Brook 
Modeling Permeability Hysteresis in Two and ThreePhase Flow via Relaxation 
3:00 pm  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
3:30 pm 
Jichun Li University of Nevada, Las Vegas 
Singular Perturbation Problems and Multiple Scales 
3:554:20 pm 
Felix Herrmann Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Regularityadaptive basis function representation for seismic data 
THURSDAY,
JANUARY
10 All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 

8:30 am  Coffee  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
9:30 am 
Dean S. Oliver University of Tulsa 
Assessing Uncertainty in Reservoir Prediction by Monte Carlo Methods 
10:30 am  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
11:00 am  Thomas
Y. Hou Caltech 
Multiscale Computation and Modeling of Flows in Strongly Heterogeneous Porous Media 
12:00 pm 
Lunch
Break


2:00 pm 
Frederico Furtado University of Wyoming 
On the interaction of heterogeneity and multiphase flow in porous media 
6:00 pm  Workshop Dinner  400 Lind Hall 
FRIDAY,
JANUARY
11 All talks are in Lecture Hall EE/CS 3180 unless otherwise noted. 

8:30am  Coffee  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
9:30 am 
Dan Marchesin Inst de Matematica Pura e Aplicada 
Porous Media Deposition Damage from Injection of Water with Particles 
10:30 am  Coffee Break  Reception Room EE/CS 3176 
12:00 pm 
Lunch
Break


11:00 am  Todd
Arbogast University of Texas at Austin 
Twoscale, locally conservative subgrid upscaling for elliptic problems Slides: pdf postscript 
Monday  Tuesday 
Name

Department  Affiliation 

Todd Arbogast  TICAM  The University of Texas at Austin 
Doug Arnold  Institute for Mathematics & its Applications  
Robert Burridge  
Jef Caers  Petroleum Engineering  Stanford University 
Michael Celia  Civil and Environmental Eng.  Princeton University 
Michael Christie  Petroleum Engineering  HeriotWatt University 
Doug Dokken  Mathematics  University of St. Thomas 
Gregory S. Duane  Institute for Mathematics & its Applications  
Louis J. Durlofsky  Petroleum Engineering  Stanford University 
Albert Fannjiang  Mathematics  University of California  Davis 
Frederico C. Furtado  Mathematics  University of Wyoming 
James Glimm  Applied Mathematics & Statistics  SUNY at Stony Brook 
Robert Gulliver  Institute for Mathematics & its Applications  
Hazem Hamdan  Mathematics  Unhiversity of Minnesota 
Thomas Y. Hou  Applied Mathematics  California Institute of Technology 
Daniel Kern  
Jichun Li  Mathematical Sciences  University of Nevada, Las Vegas 
Dan Marchesin  IMPA Estrada Dona Castorina, 110  Instituto de Matematica Pura e Aplicada 
Rebecca Maserumuler  Mathematical Sciences  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Anna Mazzucato  Mathematics  Yale University 
Robert O'Malley  Mathematics  University of Washington 
Dean S. Oliver  Petroleum Engineering  University of Tulsa 
Henning Omre  Mathematical Sciences  Norwegian University of Science & Technology 
JeongSoo Park  Statistics  Chonnam National University/SRCCS 
Bradley Plohr  Applied Mathematics  SUNY At Stony Brook 
Thomas F. Russell  Mathematics  University of Colorado at Denver 
Fadil Santosa  Institute for Mathematics & its Applications  
Kurt Scholz  Mathematics  University of St. Thomas 
David Sharp  Complex Systems  Los Alamos National Laboratory 
Michael W. Smiley  Mathematics  Iowa State University 
Mary F. Wheeler  TICAM  The University of Texas at Austin 
Larrabee Winter  Mathematical Modeling & Analysis  Los Alamos National Laboratory 
Gabriel Wittum  IWR  RuprechtKarlsUniversitaet Heidelberg 
Toshio Yoshikawa  Institute for Mathematics & its Applications 
20012002 IMA Thematic Year on Mathematics in the Geosciences