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Talks

Date Title / Speaker Event
June 09, 2016 Mitigating Cycle Skipping Issue in Full Waveform Inversion: An Optimal Transport Investigation
Jean Virieux (University Grenoble Alpes)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 09, 2016 Full-Wavefield Inversion: An extreme-scale optimization problem
Martin Lacasse (ExxonMobil)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 09, 2016 Two steps forward, one step back: Inverse problems require new forward solvers
Paul Barbone (Boston University)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 08, 2016 Hyperparameter Sensitivity and Impact Estimation in 4D-Var Data Assimilation
Dacian Daescu (Portland State University)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 08, 2016 Optimal control of systems governed by PDEs with random parameter fields
Noemi Petra (University of California)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 08, 2016 Mixed-Integer PDE Constrained Optmization
Sven Leyffer (Argonne National Laboratory)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 08, 2016 Ultra High Resolution Structural Optimization
Niels Aage (Technical University of Denmark)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 08, 2016 Shape reconstruction techniques for solving inverse problems with interfaces
Oliver Dorn (University of Manchester)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 07, 2016 Introduction to PDE-constrained Optimization in the Oil Industry
Jeremy Brandman (ExxonMobil)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 07, 2016 Tutorial on Inverse Problems: Theory, Algorithms, and Hands-on Experience
Wilkins Aquino (Duke University)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 07, 2016 Tutorial on Topology Optimization
Kurt Maute (University of Colorado)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 07, 2016 Tutorial on Shape Optimization Problems
Shawn Walker (Louisiana State University)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 07, 2016 Tutorial on High-level Adjoint Derivation with Dolfin-adjoint
Patrick Farrell (University of Oxford)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 06, 2016 Tutorial on Algorithms and Software for PDE-constrained Optimization
Denis Ridzal (Sandia National Laboratories)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 06, 2016 Tutorial on Optimization of PDEs with Uncertain Inputs
Drew Kouri (Sandia National Laboratories)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 06, 2016 Tutorial on Optimal Control of Variational Inequalities
Thomas Surowiec (Humboldt-Universität)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
June 06, 2016 Brief Introduction to PDE-constrained Optimization
Harbir Antil (George Mason University)
Frontiers in PDE-constrained Optimization
May 19, 2016 Quantile Search for Minimum-Time Sampling
Laura Balzano (University of Michigan)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 19, 2016 Asynchronous Stochastic Convex Optimization
John Duchi (Stanford University)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 19, 2016 Finite Sample Error Bounds for Ordinal Embedding
Robert Nowak (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 18, 2016 Second-order optimization for machine learning in linear time
Elad Hazan (Princeton University)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 18, 2016 Gradient Descent Learns Linear Dynamical Systems
Moritz Hardt (Google Inc.)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 18, 2016 A Variational Perspective on Accelerated Methods in Optimization
Michael Jordan (University of California, Berkeley)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 18, 2016 Parallelizing Stochastic Approximation Through Mini-Batching and Averaging
Sham Kakade (University of Washington)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 18, 2016 Variational functions of Gram matrices: convex optimization and applications
Maryam Fazel (University of Washington)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 17, 2016 Practically Relevant Theory and Theoretically Relevant Practice of Deep Learning
Shai Shalev-Shwartz (Hebrew University)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 17, 2016 Delay and Cooperation in Nonstochastic Bandits
Nicolo Cesa-Bianchi (Università di Milano)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 17, 2016 Statistical Seriation
Philippe Rigollet (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 17, 2016 Memory, Communication, and Statistical Queries
Gregory Valiant (Stanford University)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 16, 2016 Sparse Approximation, List Decoding, and Uncertainty Principles
Anna Gilbert (University of Michigan)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 16, 2016 A Story of Principal Component Analysis in the Distributed Model
David Woodruff (IBM Research Division)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 16, 2016 Tradeoffs in Contextual Bandit Learning
Alekh Agarwal (Microsoft Research)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 16, 2016 Communication Efficient Algorithms for Distributed Machine Learning
Nina Balcan (Carnegie-Mellon University)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 16, 2016 Factored Gradient Descent: on Dropping Convexity for Faster Optimization
Sujay Sanghavi (The University of Texas at Austin)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 16, 2016 Planted Clique, Sum-of-Squares and Pseudo-Calibration
Ankur Moitra (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Resource Trade-offs: Computation, Communication, and Information
May 13, 2016 Organizers’ summary and panel discussion Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 13, 2016 Transmission Topology Optimization in Large-scale Power Networks
Pablo Ruiz (Boston University)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 13, 2016 Facilitating Flexible Service Provision in Electric Power Markets via Swing Contracting
Leigh Tesfatsion (Iowa State University)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 12, 2016 Risk-Aware Demand Management of Aggregators Participating in Energy Programs with Utilities
Ana Radovanovic (Google Inc.)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 12, 2016 Lecture
Farrokh Rahimi (Open Access Technology International Inc.)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 12, 2016 Inferring the behavior of distributed flexible electric loads
Johanna Mathieu (University of Michigan)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 12, 2016 A Dynamic Framework for Real-time and Regulation Markets for Smart Grids
Anuradha Annaswamy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 12, 2016 Virtual Inertia Emulation and Placement in Power Grids
Florian Dorfler (ETH Zürich)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 12, 2016 Architectures and Algorithms for Distributed Generation Control of Inertia-Less AC Microgrids
Alejandro Dominguez-Garcia (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 12, 2016 How Do We Manage the Complexity of the Grid?
Eugene Litvinov (ISO New England Inc.)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 11, 2016 The Sharing Economy for the Smart Grid
Kameshwar Poolla (University of California, Berkeley)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 11, 2016 Power of Ensemble Control for Demand Response
Misha Chertkov (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 11, 2016 A Convex Primal Formulation for Convex Hull Pricing
Ross Baldick (The University of Texas at Austin)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 11, 2016 Small Resource Integration Challenges for Large Scale Day-Ahead Security Constrained Unit Commitment
Cuong Nguyen (ISO New York Inc.)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 11, 2016 Multi-Scale Control of Energy Networks
Victor Zavala (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 11, 2016 Electricity Market Design as a Multi-Layered CPS Problem
Marija Ilic (Carnegie-Mellon University)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 11, 2016 Modernizing the Electricity System
Arun Majumdar (Stanford University)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 10, 2016 Ancillary service to the grid through distributed control of flexible loads
Ana Busic (INRIA )
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 10, 2016 Toward Energy Resource Management for Flexible and Efficient Power Systems
Dennice Gayme (Johns Hopkins University)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 10, 2016 A Review of Capacity Markets
Alfredo Garcia (University of Florida)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 10, 2016 Mean Field Game Methods for Deferrable Residential Load Dispatch
Roland Malhamé (École Polytechnique de Montréal)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 10, 2016 Lecture
Abhishek Somani (Pacific Northwest National Laboratories)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 10, 2016 A Cautionary Tale: On the Effectiveness of Inertia-Emulating Load 
as a Cyber-Physical Attack Path
Christopher DeMarco (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 09, 2016 Panel: Markets for Power Today and Tomorrow
Alfredo Garcia (University of Florida), Cuong Nguyen (ISO New York Inc.), Pablo Ruiz (Boston University), Leigh Tesfatsion (Iowa State University)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 09, 2016 Naive Energy Markets
David Spence (The University of Texas at Austin)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 09, 2016 Duration and deadline differentiated electricity demand: a model of flexible demand
Pravin Varaiya (University of California, Berkeley)
Control at Large Scales: Energy Markets and Responsive Grids
May 06, 2016 Adaptive Horizon Model Predictive Control
Arthur Krener (Naval Postgraduate School)
Annual Program Seminar Series
May 05, 2016 On Analysis and Control of Monotone Systems
Anders Rantzer (Lund University)
Annual Program Seminar Series
May 03, 2016 New Variants and Convergence Properties of the Alternating Direction Method of Multipliers (ADMM)
Shuzhong Zhang (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Data Science Seminar
May 02, 2016 Uniqueness, Existence and Regularity of Solutions of Integro-PDE in Domains of R^n
Chenchen Mou (Georgia Institute of Technology)
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series
April 29, 2016 Thriving Outside of Academia
Tyler Whitehouse (Quantitative Scientific Solutions, LLC)
Industrial Problems Seminar
April 27, 2016 Solution to the HJB Equation for LQR-Type Problems on Compact Connected Lie Groups
Rohit Gupta
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series
April 26, 2016 Embedding of Riemannian Manifolds and its Application to Image Denoising
Chen-Yun Lin (University of Toronto)
Data Science Seminar
April 22, 2016 Machine Learning for Materials Design
Adama Tandia (Corning Incorporated)
Industrial Problems Seminar
April 21, 2016 Lecture
Juan Cockburn (Rochester Institute of Technology)
Annual Program Seminar Series
April 19, 2016 Structure-Based Comparisons for Sequential Data
Katherine Kinnaird (Macalester College)
Data Science Seminar
April 15, 2016 Maximum Principle Satisfying High Order Direct Discontinuous Galerkin Method for Convection Diffusion Problems
Jue Yan (Iowa State University)
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series
April 15, 2016 Nonlinear Dynamics of the Atomic Force Microscope at Liquid-solid Interfaces, on Polymers, and with Multi-frequency Excitation
Arvind Raman (Purdue University)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 15, 2016 Coherent Feedback Control and the Foundations of Quantum Photonic Circuit Theory
Hideo Mabuchi (Stanford University)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 15, 2016 High-speed On-Chip Atomic Force Microscopy
Reza Moheimani (University of Texas at Dallas)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 14, 2016 Quantum Control in Superconducting Circuits
Leigh Martin (University of California, Berkeley)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 14, 2016 Does Something Sublime Happen Upon Seeking Optimal Control?
Herschel Rabitz (Princeton University)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 14, 2016 Nanowire-Based Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy
Raffi Budakian (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 14, 2016 Precision Sensing Using Quantum Defects
Sang-Yun Lee (Universität Stuttgart)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 13, 2016 Information Geometry and Metrology in Open Quantum Dynamical Systems
Madalin Guta (University of Nottingham)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 13, 2016 Deterministic Submanifolds and Analytic Solution of the Stochastic Differential Equation Describing a Continuously Measured Qubit
Pierre Rouchon (Mines-ParisTech)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 13, 2016 Nanoscale Control for Magnetic Tape Data Storage
Angeliki Pantazi (IBM Zürich Research Laboratory)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 13, 2016 Extending Lifetime of a Qubit via Quantum Error Correction
Mazyar Mirrahimi (Institut National de Recherche en Informatique Automatique (INRIA))
Quantum and Nano Control
April 13, 2016 Micro/Nanoscale Investigation: feedback to rescue
Srinivasa Salapaka (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 12, 2016 Quantum Noise Spectroscopy via Open-loop Control
Lorenza Viola (Dartmouth College)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 12, 2016 Nanoscale Phase-change Devices: Structural Dynamics and Applications in Future Computing Systems
Abu Sebastian (IBM Zürich Research Laboratory)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 12, 2016 Reliable analog quantum simulation, or: how I learned to stop worrying and love parameter space compression
Mohan Sarovar (Sandia National Laboratories)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 12, 2016 Hybrid Quantum Information Processing
Akira Furusawa (University of Tokyo)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 12, 2016 Oscillatory Gas and Liquid Flows at Nanometer Length Scales
John Sader (University of Melbourne)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 11, 2016 Control of Photon Flow with Mechanical Motion
Mo Li (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 11, 2016 Control, Dynamics and Geometry of Quantum Systems with Lindblad Dissipation
Anthony Bloch (University of Michigan)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 11, 2016 Quantum Feedback Networks
John Gough (Aberystwyth University)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 11, 2016 Manipulation and Interrogation of Matter at the Small Scale: A Control Systems Perspective
Murti Salapaka (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Quantum and Nano Control
April 07, 2016 Lecture
Yoichiro Mori (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Annual Program Seminar Series
April 05, 2016 Quantile Regression Analysis of Heterogeneous Data in Ultra-high Dimension
Lan Wang (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Data Science Seminar
April 01, 2016 Technical and Scientific Challenges for Designing Bi-directional Bioelectrical Interfaces that Aim to Treat Neurological Disorders
Tim Denison (Medtronic)
Industrial Problems Seminar
March 31, 2016 Transition Probabilities for Degenerate Diffusions Arising in Population Genetics
Camelia Pop (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Annual Program Seminar Series
March 29, 2016 Connecting SEER Data and Biological Mechanisms in Oral Cancer
Jasmine Foo (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
Data Science Seminar
March 28, 2016 Controlling a Thermal Fluid: Theoretical and Computational Issues
Weiwei Hu (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
2015-2016 Postdoc Seminar Series
March 25, 2016 Case Outcome Detection: Challenges and Methods
Thomas Vacek (Thomson Reuters)
Industrial Problems Seminar

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