September 13, 2010 
Biocompatibility from the host's point of view
Howard Winet (University of California, Los Angeles) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 13, 2010 
Modeling of bacterial swarming on different surfaces Mark Alber (University of Notre Dame) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 13, 2010 
The biology of biofilms
Edgardo SanabriaValentín (Harvard Medical School) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 13, 2010 
Stem cell differentiation and the influence of microenvironment
Dennis Discher (University of Pennsylvania) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 13, 2010 
Implantable medical devices – we have come a long way, but where
next? Darrel Untereker (Medtronic) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 13, 2010 
Continuum models of biofilms
Isaac Klapper (Montana State University) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 13, 2010 
Panel discussion on the topics of the day: major areas, challenges, and opportunities

Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 14, 2010 
Gastrointestinal electrical stimulation: potential applications
Jiande Chen (University of Texas Medical Branch) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 14, 2010 
Deep brain stimulation models of the electrodetissue interface Cameron McIntyre (Case Western Reserve University) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 14, 2010 
Understanding the fluid dynamics of microorganisms: successes and challenges Lisa Fauci (Tulane University) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 14, 2010 
An introduction to the mathematical modeling of blood clotting Aaron Fogelson (The University of Utah) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 14, 2010 
Understanding and manipulating bacterial growth through cellwall modeling
Kerwyn Huang (Stanford University) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 13, 2010 
Cellbased, hybrid and continuum models of tissue dynamics: when to
use which where — ? Hans Othmer (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 14, 2010 
Biomedical applications of heat transfer: Rare cell
preservation to diseased cell destruction John Bischof (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
September 14, 2010 
Challenges in making MRI safe implantable devices
WanZhan Liu (Medtronic) 
Medical DeviceBiological Interactions at the MaterialTissue Interface 
November 09, 2010 
Burst, Cascades, and Hot Spots: A Glimpse of Some Online Social Phenomena at Global Scales Jon Kleinberg (Cornell University) 
Burst, Cascades, and Hot Spots: A Glimpse of Some OnLine Social Phenomena at Global Scales 
September 21, 2010 
How Financial Engineering Can Cure Cancer, Solve the Energy Crisis, and Stop Global Warming Andrew Lo (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
How Financial Engineering Can Cure Cancer, Solve the Energy Crisis, and Stop Global Warming 
November 05, 2010 
Welcome to the IMA Fadil Santosa 
Finite Element Circus featuring a Scientific Celebration of Falk, Pasciak, and Wahlbin 
November 05, 2010 
Plenary talk: On the lumped mass finite element method for
parabolic problems Vidar Thomée (Chalmers University of Technology) 
Finite Element Circus featuring a Scientific Celebration of Falk, Pasciak, and Wahlbin 
November 06, 2010 
Plenary talk: Analysis of a Cartesian PML approximation to an acoustic
scattering problem James Bramble (Texas A & M University) 
Finite Element Circus featuring a Scientific Celebration of Falk, Pasciak, and Wahlbin 
November 06, 2010 
Plenary talk: Canonical families of finite elements Douglas Arnold (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Finite Element Circus featuring a Scientific Celebration of Falk, Pasciak, and Wahlbin 
June 08, 2011 
Bayesian approaches for combining computational model output and physical observations David Higdon (Los Alamos National Laboratory) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 07, 2011 
Ocean Uncertainty Prediction and nonGaussian Data Assimilation with Stochastic PDEs: ByeBye MonteCarlo? Pierre Lermusiaux (Harvard University) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 09, 2011 
NSF SEES Presentation Rosemary Renaut (Arizona State University) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 09, 2011 
Bayesian Uncertainty Quantification for Subsurface Inversion using Multiscale Hierarchical Model Bani Mallick (Texas A & M University) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 06, 2011 
Workshop Introduction Omar Ghattas (The University of Texas at Austin) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 08, 2011 
A mapbased approach to Bayesian inference in inverse problems Youssef Marzouk (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 06, 2011 
Confidence in Image Reconstruction Dianne O'Leary (University of Maryland) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 07, 2011 
Ensemblebased methods: filters, smoothers and iteration Dean Oliver (University of Bergen) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 07, 2011 
Spatial categorical inversion: Seismic inversion into lithology/fluid classes Henning Omre (Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 08, 2011 
Data Assimilation and Efficient Forward Modeling for Subsurface Flow Louis Durlofsky (Stanford University) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 09, 2011 
Climate Variability: Goals and Challenges Juan Restrepo (University of Arizona) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 10, 2011 
Hierarchical Bayesian Modeling: Why and How Mark Berliner (The Ohio State University) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 06, 2011 
Welcome to the IMA Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 10, 2011 
Surrogate Response Surfaces in Global Optimization and Uncertainty Quantification of Computationally Expensive Simulations with PDE and Environmental Inverse Applications Christine Shoemaker (Cornell University) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 09, 2011 
An approach for robust segmentation of images from arbitrary Fourier data using l1 minimization techniques Rosemary Renaut (Arizona State University) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 06, 2011 
The best we can do with MCMC, and how to do better. Colin Fox (University of Otago) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 09, 2011 
Hierarchical Bayesian Models for Uncertainty Quantification and Model Validation Roger Ghanem (University of Southern California) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 08, 2011 
Design of simultaneous source Eldad Haber (University of British Columbia) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
June 07, 2011 
Systemtheoretical aspects of oil and gas reservoir history matching Jan Dirk Jansen (Technische Universiteit te Delft) 
Largescale Inverse Problems and Quantification of Uncertainty 
April 13, 2011 
Mathematical Strategies for Filtering Turbulent Dynamical Systems Andrew Majda (New York University) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 12, 2011 
Numerical Simulations of Explosive Volcanic Eruptions Darcy Ogden (Scripps Institution of Oceanography) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 13, 2011 
Methane in subsurface: resource and hazard. Towards hybrid mathematical models and computational solutions Malgorzata Peszynska (Oregon State University) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 14, 2011 
Parametrized Multiscale Momentum Exchanges between Waves, Currents, and Whitecapping Juan Restrepo (University of Arizona) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 13, 2011 
Computing Hurricane Ike Waves, Forerunner, and Surge: Slow and Fast Flow Processes from the Gulf to LouisianaTexas Shelf to Houston Joannes Westerink (University of Notre Dame) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 14, 2011 
Separation of Time Scales with fast rotation and weak stratification and some ideas for exascale computing Beth Wingate (Los Alamos National Laboratory) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 11, 2011 
Tutorial Lecture: Numerical Modeling of Ocean Circulation Robert Higdon (Oregon State University) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 11, 2011 
Tutorial Lecture: Climate Science, Waves and PDE's for the Tropics Andrew Majda (New York University) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 11, 2011 
Tutorial Lecture: Challenges in Global Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling Mauricio Santillana (Harvard University) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 14, 2011 
From aerosols to rain drops: the role of turbulence in cloud microphysics. Alain Pumir (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 12, 2011 
Welcome to the IMA Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 13, 2011 
Statistical and computational aspects of subsurface imaging Peter Kitanidis (Stanford University) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 15, 2011 
Tackling the numerical challenges of futuregeneration climate models: Highorder methods, nonhydrostatic designs, variableresolution and cubedsphere grids, and how to test models Christiane Jablonowski (University of Michigan) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 12, 2011 
Computational Simulation of Long term Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide and other Energy Wastes Todd Arbogast (The University of Texas at Austin) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 11, 2011 
Tutorial Lecture: Modeling Uncertainty in the Earth Sciences
Margot Gerritsen (Stanford University) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 13, 2011 
Climate Risk Modeling James Done (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 14, 2011 
Projecting future global sea level. Really? David Holland (New York University) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 12, 2011 
Comparatively Concise Collection of Computing Challenges for Comprehending Climate Change Philip Jones (Los Alamos National Laboratory) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 12, 2011 
The need for Fully Coupled Earth and Human Systems
Eugenia Kalnay (University of Maryland) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
April 15, 2011 
Modeling Tsunamis and other hazardous geophysical flows. David George (U.S. Geological Survey) 
Societally Relevant Computing 
October 18, 2010 
Multiresolution stochastic Galerkin methods for uncertain
hyperbolic flows Olivier Le Maître (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 21, 2010 
Weak Convergence of Numerical Methods for Dynamical Systems and Optimal Control, and a relation with Large Deviations for Stochastic Equations Mattias Sandberg (Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 22, 2010 
Accelerated kinetic Monte Carlo methods: Hierarchical parallel algorithms and coarsegraining Markos Katsoulakis (University of Massachusetts) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 20, 2010 
Accounting for variability and uncertainty in a complex brain metabolic model via a probabilistic framework Daniela Calvetti (Case Western Reserve University) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 20, 2010 
Validating models of complex physical systems and associated
uncertainty models Robert Moser (The University of Texas at Austin) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 20, 2010 
Panel Session: Uncertainty in PDEs and optimizations, interations, synergies, challenges
Moderator: Suvrajeet Sen (Ohio State University) Timothy Barth (NASA Ames Research Center), Omar Ghattas (The University of Texas at Austin), Alejandro Jofre (University of Chile), Robert Lipton (Louisiana State University), Stephen Robinson (University of Wisconsin, Madison) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 18, 2010 
Stochastic models with application to approximation of
optimization problems Christian Hess (Université de Paris IX (ParisDauphine)) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 21, 2010 
An extended mathematical programming framework Michael Ferris (University of Wisconsin, Madison) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 22, 2010 
Multiscale structural optimization in the presence of
uncertainty for very large composite structures Robert Lipton (Louisiana State University) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 19, 2010 
Quantifying uncertainty in climate change science: Empirical
information
theory, fluctuation dissipation theorems, and physics based
statistics Andrew Majda (New York University) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 21, 2010 
Do electricity markets generate electricity inefficiently? Andy Philpott (University of Auckland) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 18, 2010 
Monte Carlo sampling techniques for solving stochastic and large scale deterministic optimization problems Alexander Shapiro (Georgia Institute of Technology) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 21, 2010 
Second moment analysis of elliptic problems with stochastic input parameters Helmut Harbrecht (Universität Stuttgart) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 21, 2010 
A stochastic programming groundwater remediation — flow/transport through porous
media JeanPaul Watson (Sandia National Laboratories) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 19, 2010 
Progressive hedging for multistage stochastic
optimization problems JeanPaul Watson (Sandia National Laboratories), David Woodruff (University of California) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 18, 2010 
Porous flow as a high dimensional challenge Ian Sloan (University of New South Wales) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 21, 2010 
Robust estimates for stochastic discretetime
nonlinear systems
(robust Kalman filtering/smoothing) Aleksandr Aravkin (University of Washington) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 19, 2010 
Tools for analyzing variational models Stephen Robinson (University of Wisconsin, Madison) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 21, 2010 
On the need for uncertainty quantification in hyperbolic PDE applications at Sandia National Laboratories Guglielmo Scovazzi (Sandia National Laboratories) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 19, 2010 
Complexity and heuristics in stochastic optimization Teemu Pennanen (Helsinki University of Technology) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 21, 2010 
Measures of risk in stochastic optimization R. Tyrrell Rockafellar (University of Washington) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 18, 2010 
Welcome to the IMA Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
October 18, 2010 
Generating and handling scenarios in stochastic programming
Werner Römisch (HumboldtUniversität) 
Computing with Uncertainty: Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Approximation and Large Scale Optimization of Complex Systems with Uncertainty 
January 11, 2011 
Thinking parallel: sparse iterative solvers with CUDA Jonathan Cohen (NVIDIA Corporation) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 13, 2011 
OP2: an opensource library for unstructured grid applications Mike Giles (University of Oxford) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 10, 2011 
Architectureaware Algorithms and Software for Scalable Performance and Resilience on Heterogeneous Architectures Jack Dongarra (University of Tennessee) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 12, 2011 
Application of Assembly of Finite Element Methods on Graphics Processors for RealTime Elastodynamics Cris Cecka (Stanford University) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 13, 2011 
Ultraparallel solvers for multiscale brain blood flow
simulations on exascale computers Leopold Grinberg (Brown University) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 14, 2011 
RealTime Medical and Geological Processing on GPUbased Systemss: Experiences and Challenges Anne Elster (Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 10, 2011 
The Exascale: Why and How David Keyes (Columbia University) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 10, 2011 
Everyday Parallelism
Robert Strzodka (MaxPlanckInstitut für Informatik) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 10, 2011 
GPU programming from higher level representations Matthew Knepley (University of Chicago) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 10, 2011 
Welcome to IMA Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 10, 2011 
The Challenges of Writing Portable, Correct and High Performance Libraries for GPUs or How to Avoid the Heroics of GPU Programming Miriam Leeser (Northeastern University) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 14, 2011 
Emerging Programming and Machine Models: Opportunities for Numerical Algorithms R&D Michael Heroux (Sandia National Laboratories) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 14, 2011 
I See GPU Shapes in the Clouds David Mayhew (Advanced Micro Devices) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 11, 2011 
Large Scale Frictional Contact Dynamics on the GPU Dan Negrut (University of Wisconsin, Madison) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 11, 2011 
A Code Generation and Autotuning Framework For Parallel Iterative Stencil Computations on Modern Microarchitectures Olaf Schenk (Universität Basel) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 13, 2011 
Algorithms and Tools for Bioinformatics on GPUs Bertil Schmidt (Nanyang Technological University) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 
January 12, 2011 
Lattice Boltzmann MultiPhase Simulations in Porous Media using GPUs Jonas Tölke (Ingrain) 
High Performance Computing and Emerging Architectures 