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