2011 DOE CSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

20th Anniversary Celebration: "Building a Community of Leaders"
Wednesday, July 20 – Saturday, July 23
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA

Wednesday, July 20
Morning: General Session
Timothy Germann Los Alamos National Laboratory Scale-Bridging Computational Materials Science: Heterogeneous Algorithms for Heterogeneous Platforms
Parviz Moin Stanford University Turbulence: V&V and UQ Analysis of a Multi-scale Complex System
Jeffrey Vetter Oak Ridge National Laboratory The Role of Programming Systems on the Road to Exascale Computing
Afternoon: Breakout Sessions
Paul Messina,
Marta García
& Nichols Romero
Argonne National Laboratory Pursuing Computational Science Research at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility
Katie Antypas Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Getting Started at NERSC and Using the CSGF Allocation: An introduction and hands-on session (PDF)
Rebecca Hartman-Baker
& Judith Hill
Oak Ridge National Laboratory HPC Allocations at the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (PDF)
Thursday, July 21
Robert Meisner Director, National Nuclear Security Administration Advanced Simulation and Computing Program, U.S. Department of Energy Welcome
William Harrod ASCR Research Division Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy What Happened to Supercomputers?
Session I
Anubhav Jain Massachusetts Institute of Technology The Materials Genome: An online database for the design of new materials for clean energy and beyond
Eric Chi Rice University Robustly finding the needles in a haystack of high-dimensional data
Paul Sutter University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Exploring large-scale magnetic fields with large-scale simulations
2010 Howes Scholar Award
Alejandro Rodriguez Joint Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology Understanding electromagnetic fluctuations in microstructured geometries
Session II
James Martin University of Texas Uncertainty quantification for large-scale statistical inverse problems
Matthew Reuter Northwestern University Computational science meets materials chemistry: a bilingual investigation of surface effects in nanoscale systems
John Ziegler California Institute of Technology Simulations of diffusive, reactive, compressible flows with detailed chemistry using a high-order hybrid WENO-CD scheme
Friday, July 22
Session III
Keynote: Judith Hill
Judith Hill Research and Development Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; DOE CSGF Alumna ____Scale computing: How did we get here and what’s next?
Ying Hu Rice University Optical properties of gold-silica-gold multilayer nanoshells
Cameron Talischi University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign On optimization of shape and topology
Danilo Scepanovic Harvard University/Massachusetts Institute of Technology A model of sinoatrial node cell regulation by the autonomic nervous system
Matthew Norman North Carolina State University Efficient Parallel Numerical Integration Algorithms for the Atmospheric Sciences
Session IV
Keynote: Jeffrey Hittinger
Jeffrey Hittinger Computational Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; DOE CSGF Alumnus The path to fusion: A computational scientist’s journey
Joshua Hykes North Carolina State University High stakes Where's Waldo: Watching for nuclear weapon material
Sarah Richardson Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Algorithms for the design and assembly of a modular, synthetic genome for yeast
Alex Perkins University of California, Davis Contributions of reproductive and dispersal evolution to the spatial spread of cane toads and other invasive species
Saturday, July 23
Session V
Gregory Crosswhite University of Washington CodeQuest: a weapon of mass simulation in the war on noise
Paul Loriaux University of California, San Diego Building an efficient classifier for drug-induced cell death
Milo Lin California Institute of Technology Kinetics of macromolecular folding
Geoffrey Oxberry Massachusetts Institute of Technology Advances in the approximation of chemistry in reaction flow simulations
Steven Hamilton Emory University Numerical solution of the k-eigenvalue problem
Hal Finkel Yale University Relics of preheating after inflation