Invited Talks and Seminars

  1. Getting Started with GPU Computing: Programming Paradigm and Optimization Principles Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore, August 24, 2009.
  2. Extensions of Optimal Time Step Selection: Boosting the Accuracy of Finite-Difference Methods for Variable Coefficient PDEs and Systems of PDEs, Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore, September 11, 2008.
  3. Workshop on Techniques in High-Performance Computational Science, Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore, October 17, 2007.
  4. High-Order Numerical Methods from Low-Order Stencils for Time-Dependent PDEs, Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore, October 10, 2007.
  5. Recent Applications of Level Set Methods in Material Science: Equilibrium/Optimal Microstructures & Dislocation Models of Grain Boundaries, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, March 26, 2007.
  6. Recent Applications of Level Set Methods in Material Science: Equilibrium/Optimal Microstructures & Dislocation Models of Grain Boundaries, Department of Mathematics, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, March 22, 2007.
  7. Overview of Structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement (SAMR) and The SAMRAI Software Library, Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR, Singapore, January 29, 2007.
  8. Towards an Understanding of Nonlinear Electrochemical Transport, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, October 27, 2006.
  9. Towards an Understanding of Nonlinear Electrochemical Transport, Frederick Howes Scholar Talk, CSGF Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 20, 2006.
  10. Toward an Understanding of Nonlinear Electrochemical Transport, PDE & Numerical Methods Seminar, PennState University, University Park, PA, November 14, 2005.
  11. Less is More: Efficient Numerics for Model Physics Problems in Simple Geometries, CSGF Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., June 23, 2005.

Contributed Minisymposia

  1. LSMLIB: A Level Set Method Software Library for Application Developers, SIAM Computational Science & Engineering Conference, Costa Mesa, CA, February 21, 2007.

Contributed Talks and Seminars

  1. Enhancing the Space Fence Performance Evaluation System (PES): GPGPU Computing in a Complex, Multithreaded Software System, HPEC 2010, Lexington, MA, September 15, 2010. (Presented by Tyler Ralston)
  2. Using Optimal Time Step Selection to Boost the Accuracy of Finite-Difference Schemes for Variable-Coefficient and Systems of Time-Dependent PDEs, SIAM Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, July 10, 2009.
  3. Using Optimal Time Step Selection to Boost the Accuracy of FD Schemes for Variable-Coefficient, International Conference of Applied and Engineering Mathematics, World Congress on Engineering, London, U.K., July 3, 2009.
  4. High-Order Accurate Finite Difference Schemes Via Optimal Time Step Selection, SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, July 10, 2008.
  5. An Overview of the LSMLIB Library: Design and Usage, SIAM Computational Science & Engineering Conference, Costa Mesa, CA, February 21, 2007.
  6. A Level Set Approach to Dislocation Models of Low-Angle Grain Boundary Structure and Motion, SIAM Computational Science & Engineering Conference, Costa Mesa, CA, February 20, 2007.
  7. Level Set Method Approaches to Dislocation Models of Grain Boundaries, SIAM PDE Conference, Boston, MA, July 10, 2006.
  8. Nonlinear Surface Transport in the Thin Double-Layer Limit, APS March Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 16, 2006.
  9. Impact of Diffuse Layer Charging Dynamics on Induced Charge Electro-osmotic Flows, APS March Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 2005.
  10. Simulation of Transient Flows Generated by Induced-Charge Electroosmosis, 20th Quarterly New England Complex Fluids Workshop, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, September 24, 2004
  11. Applied Math and Computer Simulations: A Waltz, S.P.A.M.S., MIT, September 16, 2004.
  12. The Art of Approximating Functions (A.K.A. Getting a "Good Enough" Answer as Quickly as Possible), S.P.A.M.S., MIT, May 6, 2004.
  13. Continuum Modeling of Ion Transport in Nano-electrochemical Systems, APS March Meeting, Montreal, Canada, March 25, 2004.
  14. Why is the sky blue?, S.P.A.M.S., MIT, May 2, 2002.

Posters

  1. Using Optimal Time Step Selection and Non-Iterated Defect Correction to Boost the Accuracy of FD Schemes for Variable-Coefficient PDEs and Systems of PDEs, Bay Area Scientific Computing Day 2009, Berkeley, CA, May 9, 2009.
  2. Using Optimal Time Step Selection to Boost the Order of Accuracy of Finite Difference Schemes, Bay Area Scientific Computing Day 2008, Berkeley, CA, March 29, 2008.
  3. The Effect of Transient Nucleation on the Microstructure Formed by Nucleation and Growth, MRS 2008 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 27, 2008.
  4. Parallel Dislocation Dynamics Simulations Using LSMLIB, SIAM Parallel Processing Conference 2006, San Francisco, CA, February 23, 2006.
  5. Modeling of Ion Transport in Micro- and Nano-Electrochemical Systems, CSGF Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., July 21, 2004.
  6. Nonlinear Theory of Steady-State Electrochemical Systems, MIT Materials Day, Cambridge, MA, October 28, 2003.
  7. Preliminary Steps in Modeling Rechargeable Batteries, CSGF Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., July 16, 2003.