2015 DOE CSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

Monday, July 27 – Thursday, July 30
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA

Monday, July 27
Introductory HPC Session
Judith Hill Computational Scientist and Liaison Task Lead, Scientific Computing Group/National Center for Computational Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Computing at Scale: The Evolution of HPC and Challenges in Computational Science (No Release)
Jack Deslippe HPC Consultant, NERSC/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory The Near Future of HPC at NERSC (PDF Only)
Hal Finkel Assistant Computational Scientist, Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, Argonne National Laboratory The Ghost of HPC Present (PDF Only)
Tuesday, July 28
Steve Binkley Associate Director of Advanced Scientific Computing Research, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy DOE Office of Science Welcome
Douglas P. Wade Acting Director of Advanced Simulation and Computing, and Institutional Research and Development, Office of Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy DOE NNSA Office of Defense Programs Welcome
Alumni Keynote
Sommer Gentry Associate Professor of Mathematics, United States Naval Academy; DOE CSGF Alumna Optimization and Organs: Computational Methods for Rationing Transplantation
2015 Frederick Howes Scholar
David Brown Director, Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Announcement of 2015 Frederick Howes Scholar (introduction as part of Matthews' video)
Devin Matthews Postdoctoral Researcher, Science of High-Performance Computing Group/Institute for Computational Engineering and Science, University of Texas at Austin; DOE CSGF Alumnus Doing Computational Chemistry With Square Pegs and Round Holes
Session I
Heather Mayes Northwestern University Harnessing HPC to Discover Reactions for Renewable Chemicals and Fuels
Jarrod McClean Harvard University Quantum Computers and Quantum Chemistry
Christopher Ivey Stanford University Geometric Volume of Fluid Methods for the Simulation of Two-phase Flow on Unstructured Meshes
Sarah Loos Carnegie Mellon University Verifying Distributed Car and Aircraft Systems With Logic and Refinement
Session II
Joshua Vermaas University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Exploring Biomass Recalcitrance at the Petascale With Molecular Simulation
Phoebe DeVries Harvard University Geodetically Constrained Models of Viscoelastic Stress Transfer and Earthquake Triggering Along the North Anatolian Fault (Not Released)
Jason Bender University of Minnesota Nitrogen Dissociation in Hypersonic Flows: A Molecular Dynamics Investigation(Not Released)
Omar Hafez University of California, Davis Toward Automating Patient-specific Stress Analysis From Medical Imaging
Wednesday, July 29
Invited Speaker
Steve Esser Research Staff Member, Cognitive Computing, IBM Almaden Research Center SyNAPSE and Cortical Processor
Session III
Michael Rosario Duke University So Much Work, so Little Time: Maximizing Elastic Energy Within the Duration of Muscle Contraction
Hansi Singh University of Washington Salty, Saltier, and Saltiest: A Tale of Two Ocean Basins(Not Released)
Alexander Rattner Georgia Institute of Technology Simulation of Phase-change Fluid Flows for Energy System Engineering
Curtis Lee Duke University A Cut Cell Embedded Boundary Method for Moving Boundary Problems With Ocean Applications (No Release)
Invited Speaker
Paul Doucette Executive Director of Government Relations, Battelle Invited Speaker(Not Released)
Session IV
Aurora Pribram-Jones University of California, Irvine An Efficient Formalism for Warm Dense Matter Electronic Structure
Maxwell Hutchinson University of Chicago Experimental Validation of Direct Numerical Simulation of the Single-mode Rayleigh-Taylor Instability
Matthew Zahr Stanford University High-order, Time-dependent PDE-constrained Optimization Using Discontinuous Galerkin Methods
Track I Hands-on HPC Session
Verónica G. Vergara Larrea HPC User Support Specialist, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Supercomputing in a Nutshell (PDF Only)
Adam Simpson HPC User Support Specialist, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Track II Hands-on HPC Session
Rebecca Hartman-Baker HPC Consultant, NERSC/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Optimizing Codes for Many-Core at NERSC
(PDF Only)
Jack Deslippe HPC Consultant, NERSC/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; DOE CSGF Alumnus
Session V
Rogelio Cardona-Rivera North Carolina State University Toward the Holodeck: Computational Models of Narrative and Their Relation to Human Cognition
Robert Parrish Georgia Institute of Technology Partitioned Symmetry Adapted Perturbation Theory: A New Tool for Robust Analysis of Noncovalent Interactions
Andrew Stine Northwestern University The Known Unknown: Computational Identification of Promising Enzymatic Reactions and Associated Genes
Chris Smillie Massachusetts Institute of Technology A Strain Tracking Method Provides Insights Into Fecal Microbiota Transplantation