2002 DOE CSGF Annual Program Review Agenda

Wednesday, July 17 – Saturday, July 20
Washington Court Hotel, Washington, DC

Wednesday, July 17
7:00 pm Newcomers Buffet, Introductions and Registration – Ballroom I
New Fellows and other first time participants
Thursday, July 18
8:00 am Registration/Buffet Breakfast – Atrium Ballroom
8:45 am Welcome – Grand Ballroom
James Corones, Krell Institute
9:00 am Keynote
“Computational Technology for MEMS: Big challenges in small packages”
Rodney Schmidt, Sandia National Laboratories - New Mexico

Session I – Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Walter Polansky, Mathematical, Information and Computational Sciences Division

U.S. Department of Energy

10:00 am Pauline Ng, University of Washington
"SIFTing the human genome for polymorphisms that affect protein function"
10:20 am L. Jonathan Dursi, University of Chicago
"Initiation of Convection in Novae Precursors"
10:40 am Break

Session II – Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Robert Voigt

U.S. Department of Energy

11:00 am Michael Feldmann, California Institute of Technology
"Quantum Monte Carlo: High Accuracy Loosely Coupled Parallel Scientific Application"
11:20 am Rellen Hardtke, University of Wisconsin, Madison
"The Search for Neutrinos from Gamma-Ray Bursts with the AMANDA Detector"
11:40 am E. McKay Hyde, California Institute of Technology
"Fast, high-order methods in computational scattering"
12:00 pm William Marganski, Boston University
"Measurement of Cell-Generated Traction Stresses Using the Elastic Substrate Method"
12:30 pm Lunch (provided) – Atrium Ballroom
Speaker: Michael Holland
Senior Policy Analyst
Office of Science and Technology Policy
2:00 - 5:00 pm Fellows’ Photographs – Sagamore Hill
(appropriate attire - polo or button down shirt/blouse)
4:30 pm Poster Setup – Atrium Ballroom
5:00 - 6:30 pm Poster Session (groups 1 and 2)

Friday, July 19

8:30 am Continental Breakfast (provided) – Grand Ballroom
9:00 am Keynote
Speaker: Peter E. Nugent
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
"Supernovae and the Fate of the Universe"

Session III – Grand Ballroom
Moderator: David Brown

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

10:00 am Asohan Amarasingham, Brown University
"The Temporal Structure of the Neural Code"
10:20 am John Costello, University of Arizona
"Modeling Turbulent Flows on Parallel Computers"
10:40 am Break

Session IV – Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Margaret Wright

New York University

11:00 am Kenneth Gage, University of Pittsburgh
"Analysis of flow inside artificial lungs using computational fluid dynamics"
11:20 am Lee Worden, Princeton University
"Evolution and Mutualism in Fundamental Models for Ecological Interactions"
11:40 am Susanne Essig, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"The Development of a Model for an Unsteady, Quasi-One-Dimensional Strained, Curved Flame"
12:00 pm Glenn Hammond, University of Illinois
"Parallel, Physics-Based Preconditioning and the Jacobian-Free, Newton-Krylov Method: Application to Multicomponent Geochemical Transport"
12:30 pm Lunch (provided) – Atrium Ballroom
Speaker: Steve Binkley
DOE Headquarters
2:00 - 3:00 pm Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) Overview – Grand Ballroom
Alan Laub, SciDAC Director
3:00 pm Break
3:30 - 4:30 pm Question and Answer Session
Krell Staff
4:30 pm Setup for Poster Session – Atrium Ballroom
5:00 - 6:30 pm Computational Research at DOE Labs, Poster Session
6:30 pm Dinner/Reception – Hermitage
Saturday, July 20
8:30 am Continental Breakfast – Grand Ballroom
9:00 - 11:00 am SciDAC Applications panel
  • Tony Mezzacappa, ORNL, Terascale Supernova Initiative
  • Rob Ryne, LBNL, Accelerator Design Project
  • Phil Jones, LANL, Community Climate Model
  • Robert Harrison, PNNL, Chemical Structures and Reactivity Projects