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):
    Ph.D. and M.S. Computational and Mathematical and Engineering, Stanford University, 2017
    B.S. Electrical Engineering and Mathematics, Tufts University, 2012

Current Status

  • Research Area: Computational and Mathematical Engineering
  • Personal URL:
  • Publications

    Journal publications

    A. Damle, V. Minden, and L. Ying. "Simple, direct, and efficient multi-way spectral clustering", to appear in Information and Inference.

    V. Minden, A. Damle, K. L. Ho, and L. Ying. "Fast Spatial Gaussian Process Maximum Likelihood Estimation via Skeletonization Factorizations", Multiscale Model. Simul., 15-4 (2017), pp. 1584-1611.

    V. Minden, K. L. Ho, A. Damle, and L. Ying. "A recursive skeletonization factorization based on strong admissibility", Multiscale Model. Simul., 15-2 (2017), pp. 768-796.

    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 (2016), pp. 42-64.

    Conference proceedings

    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.


    Student Leadership Award, ICME, Stanford University, 2017
    Ben Rolfs Memorial Award, ICME, Stanford University, 2017
    Stanford Graduate Fellowship, Office of Technology Licensing Fellow, 2016
    DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, 2012
    NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (declined), 2012
    Alpha Xi Delta Prize Scholarship, Tufts University, 2012
    Marshall Hochhauser Prize, Tufts University, 2012
    Eta Kappa Nu ECE Honor Society, Tufts University, 2011
    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Tufts University, 2011
    Student Chapter Certificate of Recognition, SIAM, 2011
    Honorable Mention (with S. Bidwell, L. Clegg), COMAP MCM, 2011
    INFORMS Prize (with D. Brady, L. Clegg), COMAP MCM, 2010
    Outstanding Winner (with D. Brady, L. Clegg), COMAP MCM, 2010