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 |

March 24, 2016 |
Inverse problems for the wave equation using mixed formulations and space-time finite elements Nicolae Cindea (Blaise Pascal University) |
Annual Program Seminar Series |

March 22, 2016 |
Recent Advances in Recommender Systems and Future Directions George Karypis (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities) |
Data Science Seminar |