2012 DOE CSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

Wednesday, July 25 – Friday, July 27
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA

Wednesday, July 25
Morning: HPC General Session
Peter Nugent University of California at Berkeley; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory “The Big Data Revolution in Astrophysics – A Case Study of the Palomar Transient Factory”
Christopher Johnson Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute; University of Utah “Large-scale Visual Data Analysis”
Martin Schulz Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory “Approaches for Scalable Performance Analysis and Optimization”
Afternoon: HPC Breakout Sessions
Jack Deslippe Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory “Introduction to NERSC Resources: A Hands-on Session”
Tony Drummond Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory “An Overview of the DOE Advanced CompuTational Software (ACTS) Collection”
Bronson Messer Oak Ridge National Laboratory; University of Tennessee “The Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility – What and How for CSGF Fellows”
Katherine Riley &
Jeff Hammond
Argonne National Laboratory “From Laptops to Petaflops – Portable Productivity and Performance Using Open-source Development Tools”
Thursday, July 26
William Brinkman Director, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy Welcome
Dimitri Kusnezov Chief Scientist and Director, Office of Science and Policy, National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy Welcome
Alok Choudhary John G. Searle Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University “Discovering Knowledge from Massive Networks and Science Data – Next Frontier for HPC”
Session I
Brenda Rubenstein Columbia University “Constant-stress Quantum Monte Carlo for High-Pressure Hydrogen”
Britton Olson Stanford University “Shock Boundary Layer Interaction in Over-expanded Nozzles”
Claire Ralph Cornell University “A graph algorithm for a new architecture and new algorithms for quantum state evolution”
Brian Lockwood University of Wyoming “Gradient-based Methods for Rapid Uncertainty Quantification in Hypersonic Flows”
2012 Howes Scholar Awards
Carolyn Phillips Aneesur Rahman Postdoctoral Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory “Think Deeply on Simple Things (with Computation): Optimal Filling of Shapes”
Matthew Reuter Eugene P. Wigner Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory “You Should Also Think about Complicated Things (to Improve Computation): Exorcising Numerical Ghosts from Electron Transport Calculations”
Friday, July 27
Michael Ortiz Dotty and Dick Hayman Professor of Aeronautics and Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology “Multiscale Modeling of Materials: Linking Microstructure and Macroscopic Behavior”
Session II
Curtis Hamman Stanford University “Vortex Roll Breakup in Turbulent Shear Flow”
Kathleen King Cornell University “Optimizing Medical Countermeasure Distribution Networks: Saving Lives with Operations Research”
Armen Kherlopian Cornell University “Auto-Tuning of Cardiac Myocyte Models”
Carl Boettiger University of California, Davis “Regime Shifts in Ecology & Evolution”
Douglas Mason Harvard University “Extending the Flux Operator with Coherent State Projections”
Session III
Anne Warlaumont University of Memphis “Simulating Learning of Human Vocal Signals”
Eric Liu Massachusetts Institute of Technology “Toward Adaptive Space-Time Discontinuous Galerkin Discretizations of Unsteady Aerodynamics”
Cyrus Omar Carnegie Mellon University “Actively-Typed Programming Systems”
Scott Clark Cornell University “EPI: Expected Parallel Improvement”