Victor Minden

  • Program Years: 2012-2016
  • Academic Institution: Stanford University
  • Field of Study: Computational and Mathematical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Lexing Ying
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2014)
  • Degree(s):
    B.S. Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, Tufts University, 2012

Current Status

  • Research Area: Computational and Mathematical Engineering
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  • Publications

    V. Minden, A. Damle, K. L. Ho, and Lexing Ying. "Fast spatial Gaussian process maximum likelihood estimation via skeletonization factorizations". Submitted.

    B. Lo, V. Minden, and P. Colella. “A Real-Space Green’s Function Method for the Numerical Solution of Maxwell’s Equations”, Communications in Applied Mathematics and Computational Science 11-2 (2016), pp. 143-170.

    V. Minden, A. Damle, K. L. Ho, and L. Ying. "A Technique for Updating Hierarchical Skeletonization-Based Factorizations of Integral Operators". Multiscale Model. Simul., 14(1), 42–64. (23 pages)

    V. Minden, C. Youn, and U. A. Khan. “A distributed self-clustering algorithm for autonomous multi-agent systems”, in the Proceedings of the 50th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control and Computing, Monticello, IL, Oct. 2012.

    V. Minden, B. Smith, and M. G. Knepley. “Preliminary Implementation of PETSc Using GPUs”, in the Proceedings of the 2010 International Workshop of GPU Solutions to Multiscale Problems in Science and Engineering, Springer, 2011.


    ICME Student Leadership Award

    DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

    Stanford Graduate Fellowship Honorary Awardee

    COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling
    · 2010 - ‘Outstanding’ winner and INFORMS prize recipient
    · 2011 - ‘Honorable Mention’ winner

    Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Student Chapter Certificate of Recognition, 2011

    Tufts University
    · Morris and Sid Heyman Prize Scholarship, 2012
    · Class of 1947 Victor Prather Prize, 2012
    · Alpha Xi Delta Prize Scholarship, 2011
    · Marshall Hochhauser Prize, 2011
    · Dean’s List, all semesters

    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Member, 2011- Present

    Eta Kappa Nu Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society, Member, 2011 – Present

    Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship