2006 DOE CSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

Monday, June 19 – Thursday, June 22
Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, June 20
John Bell Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory The Impact of Computing on Combustion Science
Session I
Bree Aldridge Massachusetts Institute of Technology Interpretable Modeling of Complex Cell Signaling Networks
Joshua Waterfall Cornell University Origins of Sloppiness in Biological Models
Alex Lindblad University of Washington Fast Update Procedures for a Finite Element Based Surgical Suturing Simulator
Teresa Bailey Texas A&M University A PieceWise Linear Finite Element Discretization of the Diffusion Equation
2006 Howes Scholar Award
Kevin Chu Princeton University Toward an Understanding of Nonlinear Electrochemical Transport
Matthew Wolinsky University of Minnesota Modeling Earth Surface Dynamics from Source to Sink
Session II
Christopher Rinderspacher University of Georgia Generalized Geminal Functional Theory
Nawaf Bou-Rabee California Institute of Technology Fast, Variational Newmark Integrators on Manifolds
Gregory Davidson University of Michigan Finite Element Particle Transport Using Wachspress Rational Basis Functions
Wednesday, June 21
Session III
Jaydeep Bardhan Massachusetts Institute of Technology Efficient Numerical Algorithms for Analysis and Design of Biomolecules
Mary Dunlop California Institute of Technology System Identification for Genetic Regulatory Networks
Gregory Novak University of California, Santa Cruz Kinematics and Structure of Simulated Galaxy Merger Remnants
Mary Biddy University of Wisconsin - Madison Molecular Modeling and Engineering of Vegetable-Oil-Based Lubricants
Michael Barad Boston University An Embedded Boundary Adaptive Mesh Refinement Method for Highly Nonlinear Internal Waves
Kristine Cochran University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Modeling Fatigue
Thursday, June 22
Session IV
Michael Driscoll Boston University Construction of a Genome-Wide Regulatory Network for the Metal Reducing Microbe Shewanella oneidensis MR-1
Amoolya Singh University of California, Berkeley Evolution, Modularity, and Dynamics of Gene Regulatory Networks
Kristen Grauman Massachusetts Institute of Technology Efficient Matching for Retrieval and Recognition
Session V
Owen Hehmeyer Princeton University Molecular Modeling of Tethered Polyelectrolytes
Benjamin Lewis Massachusetts Institute of Technology Prediction of Mammalian MicroRNA Targets
Yan Karklin Carnegie Mellon University Statistical Models of the Early Visual System
Michael Wu University of California, Berkeley Computational Methods for Characterizing Single Neuron Function under Natural Condition
Obioma Uche Princeton University Collective Coordinate Control of Density Distributions
Jacob Berkowitz Quantum Writing Starting from the End: The Power of Turning Science into Story