2010 DOE CSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

Monday, June 21 – Thursday, June 24
Washington Court Hotel, Washington, D.C.

Monday, June 21
HPC General Session
Van Emden Henson Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Large-Scale Iterative Solvers for Linear and Nonlinear Systems
Bruce Hendrickson Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico Combinational Algorithms:  The Real Power Behind Parallel Computing
Fred Streitz Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Scaling Molecular Dynamics Beyond 100,000 Tasks
HPC General Session:  DOE CSGF Alumni and Fellow HPC Stories
Jack Deslippe (fellow) University of California, Berkeley HPC Stories
Paul Sutter (fellow) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign HPC Stories
Jeff Hammond (alumnus) Argonne National Laboratory

HPC Stories

Richard Tran Mills (alumnus) Oak Ridge National Laboratory HPC Stories
Tuesday, June 22
Steven E. Koonin Office of Science,
Thomas P. D'Agostino National Nuclear Security Administration,
Andy White Los Alamos National Laboratory Exascale Applications and Technology
(Not Released)
Session I
Tal Danino University of California, San Diego A Synchronized Quorum of Genetic Clocks
(Not Released)
Carolyn Phillips University of Michigan GPU-Accelerated Molecular Dynamics Models for Studying Soft Matter Systems
Michael Sekora Princeton University A Hybrid Godunov Method for Radiation Hydrodynamics
Brian Levine Cornell University National Airspace Model: Deterministic Optimization of Flight Frequencies by Carrier After Airport Losses
2010 Howes Scholar Award
David L. Brown Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Introduction
Julianne Chung University of Maryland Numerical Algorithms for Polyenergetic Breast Tomosynthesis Image Reconstruction
Wednesday, June 23
Session II
Jack Deslippe University of California, Berkeley Predicting the Electronic and Optical Properties of Nano-Materials from First-Principles Computation
Benjamin Sonday Princeton University Qualitative Behavior of Random Ordinary Differential Equations Studied with Polynomial Chaos
Ariella Sasson Rutgers University From Short Read Sequences to an Assembled Genome: Is De Novo Assembly Possible?
Alejandro Rodriguez Massachusetts Institute of Technology Surprises from the Quantum Vacuum
Jenelle Bray Stanford University SuperBiHelix: A New Method for Predicting an Ensemble of Low-Lying GPCR Structures
John Evans University of Texas Advanced Simulation Tools for Cardiovascular Blood Flow and Drug Delivery
Mark Berrill Colorado State University Modeling Laser Created Plasmas and Extreme Ultraviolet Lasers
Thursday, June 24
Session III
Asegun Henry Oak Ridge National Laboratory  Using Atomistic Simulations to Study Thermal Conductivity 
Robin Friedman Massachusetts Institute of Technology Towards Quantitative Biology: High-Throughput Analysis of Transcription Factor Binding Preferences
Benjamin Smith Harvard University Computing at the Large Hadron Collider: Extracting Physics from 40 Million Collisions a Second
Ashlee Ford University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Design of PLGA Microparticle Drug Delivery Systems Using a Mechanistic Reaction-Diffusion Model
Arnab Bhattacharyya Massachusetts Institute of Technology Property Testing, with a Focus on Invariances