2007 DOE CSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

Monday, June 18 – Thursday, June 21
Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, June 19
Erik Demaine Massachusetts Institute of Technology Origami, Linkages, and Polyhedra: Folding with Algorithms
Session I
Ian Parrish Princeton University The Magnetothermal Instability and its Applications to Clusters of Galaxies
Paul Bauman University of Texas Adaptive Multiscale Modeling of Polymeric Materials
Aron Cummings Arizona State University The Spin-Hall Effect in Quantum Wires
Dan Vergano USA Today (Luncheon)
2007 Howes Scholar Award
Kristen Grauman University of Texas at Austin Scalable Image Recognition and Retrieval
Jaydeep Bardhan Argonne National Laboratory Electrostatic Interactions Between Biomolecules: A PDE-Constrained Approach
Session II
Tod Pascal California Institute of Technology Calculation of entropy from Molecular Dynamics: First Principles Thermodynamics
Christina Payne Vanderbilt University Molecular Dynamics Study of a Rapid DNA Sequencing Device
Mark Rudner Massachusetts Institute of Technology Solid State Physics at the Nanoscale: Control of Classical and Quantum Degrees of Freedom
Jeff Hammond University of Chicago E Pluribus Duo
Wednesday, June 20
Session III
Samuel Stechmann New York University Models of Convectively Coupled Waves in the Tropical Atmosphere
William Conley Purdue University A Theoretical Examination of Carbon Nanotubes as a Nano Jump Rope
Brandon Wood Massachusetts Institute of Technology Understanding Superionic Behavior from First-principles Molecular Dynamics
Krzysztof Fidkowski Massachusetts Institute of Technology A Cut-Cell Adaptive Method for High-Order Discretizations of the Compressible Navier-Stokes Equations
Mala Radhakrishnan Massachusetts Institute of Technology Computational Design of Two Mutant Erythropoietin Receptors that Bind Epo in a Specific Heterodimeric State
William Triffo Rice University Structure for a Physiologic Model: Electron Tomography of the Outer Hair Cell Lateral Wall
Allan Wollaber University of Michigan A Hybrid Monte Carlo-Deterministic Method for Global, Time-Dependent Photon Transport Calculations
Thursday, June 21
Special session on high-performance computing
Horst Simon Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory What Supercomputers Do, and What Supercomputers Still Can’t Do
William Tang Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Scientific Discovery via Supercomputing in Plasma Physics
Session IV
Michael Wolf University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Combinatorial Optimization of Matrix-Vector Multiplication
Peter Kekenes-Huskey California Institute of Technology moleculeGL, a Monte Carlo-based torsion sampling protocol
Brian Taylor University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Spinning Detonation in a Circular Tube
Jonna Hamilton American Institute of Physics
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