The Applied and Computational Mathematics Division holds a regular Seminar Series with participation in both the Gaithersburg and Boulder campuses. This is a listing of past and future seminars starting from 2017. For seminars prior to 2017, please visit the old Division Seminar Page.
2019
Upcoming Seminars

Black Box Analysis
Teseo Schneider, Courant Institute, New York University
Monday, September 16, 2019
3:00–4:00, Building 101, Lecture Room C, Gaithersburg
1:00–2:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder 
The Total Variation of Normal as a Prior for Geometrically Inverse Problems
Stephan Schmidt, Universität Würzburg, Germany
Monday, September 23, 2019
3:00–4:00 Building 101, Lecture Room D, Gaithersburg
1:00–2:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder 
Matroids and Secret Sharing Schemes
Bimal Roy, R C Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
3:00–4:00, Building 227, Room A202, Gaithersburg
1:00–2:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder 
Regularized Finite Element Modeling Methodology for Predicting Discrete DamageBased Strength and Durability of Laminated Composite Structures
Endel Iarve, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of Texas, Arlington
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
3:00–4:00, Building 101, Lecture Room D, Gaithersburg
1:00–2:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder
Past Seminars

Computing IllPosed TimeReversed 2D NavierStokes Equations, Using a Stabilized Explicit Finite Difference Scheme Marching Backward in Time
Alfred S. Carasso, Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, NIST
Tuesday August 27, 2019
3:004:00, Building 101, Lecture Room D, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 3304, Boulder 
Quantifying Flows in TimeIrreversible Markov Chains: Application to a Gene Regulatory Network
Danielle Middlebrooks, University of MarylandCollege Park, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Scientific Computing Program
Thursday, August 22, 2019
3:00–4:00, Building 101, Lecture Room B, Gaithersburg
1:00–2:00, Building 1, Room 1107, Boulder 
Investigating Structure and Reliability in Spiking Neural Networks
Wilkie OlinAmmentorp, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Thursday, August 8, 2019
1:002:00, Building 101, Lecture Room A, Gaithersburg
11:0012:00, Building 1, Room 1107, Boulder 
Engineering Energy Efficient Intelligence
Natesh Ganesh, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst
Thursday, July 25, 2019
1:002:00, Building 101, Lecture Room D, Gaithersburg
11:0012:00, Building 1, Room 1107, Boulder 
ModelFree Scientific Computing with Neural Differential Equations
Christopher Rackauckas, MIT Department of Mathematics
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
3:004:00, Building 101, Lecture Room A, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder 
Applications of Constant pH Molecular Dynamics Simulations in Drug Design and Materials Science
Robert Harris, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Monday, July 1, 2019
3:004:00, Building 101, Lecture Room D, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder 
Some fast solvers for models of fluid flow and linear elasticity
Mingchao Cai, Department of Mathematics, Morgan State University
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
3:004:00, Building 101, Lecture Room D, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder 
Tale of Two Hierarchical Ways of Processing Image Data
Prashant Athavale, Mathematics Department, Clarkson University
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
3:004:00, Building 101, Lecture Room A, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder 
Always Annexing Pixels: On Techniques and Infrastructures for CrossDevice Visualization
Niklas Olmvqist, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, College Park
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
3:004:00, Building 101, Lecture Room D, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 4072, Boulder 
Methods for Prediction and Control of Complex Systems
Evelyn Lunasin, US Naval Academy
Thursday, April 18, 2019
3:004:00, Building 101, Lecture Room A, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 1107, Boulder 
Optimal Control of Treatments for Retinitis Pigmentosa
Luis Melara, Department of Mathematics, Shippensburg University
Thursday, April 4, 2019
3:004:00, Building 101, Lecture Room D, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 1107, Boulder
2018
Past Seminars

Securing Physically Unclonable Functions
Sandip Kundu, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Thursday, December 13, 2018
3:004:00, Building 101, Portrait Room, Gaithersburg
1:002:00, Building 1, Room 4072, BoulderOptimal Quantum Sensing
Alexey Gorshkov, University of Maryland, Fellow of the Joint Quantum Institute and of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101 Lecture Room D
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072 
IoTLPWAN testing facility for security and trust in networks of sensors
Sebastian Barillaro, National Institute for Industrial Technology, INTI and ACMD and CSD, ITl, NIST
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 227 Room A202
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072 
The importance of mitochondrial fission and fusion in a beating heart cell
Adarsh Kumbhari, University of Sydney, Australia
Thursday October 18, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101 Lecture Room B
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072 
Virtual Reality Toolsmithing for Science
David Laidlaw, Professor, Computer Science, Brown University
Friday September 7, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101 Lecture Room D
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072 
Analysis of Microfluidic Flow Rate Measurements
Amy Li, Wellesley College
Friday, August 10, 2018
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 101 Lecture Room D
13:30  14:30 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072 
A New DensityBased Clustering Algorithm and its Application to Microstructure Image Segmentation
Marilyn Yazmin Vazquez Landrove, George Mason University
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 227 Room A202
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072 
Modeling the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Diabetes
Dr. Arthur Sherman, Chief, Laboratory of Biological Modeling, National Institutes of Health
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101 Lecture Room C
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072 
The "White Rat" of Numerical Reproducibility
Professor Michael Mascagni, Depts. of Computer Science, Mathematics, Scientific Computing, Florida State University and ACMD NIST
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 227 Room A202
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072 
Disordered Hyperuniform Materials: New States of Amorphous Matter
Professor Salvatore Torquato, Dept. of Chemistry, Dept. of Physics, Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials, and Applied & Computational Mathematics, Princeton University
Thursday, June 7, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 227 Room A202
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4058 
Eigenvalue problems in scattering theory and their application to nondestructive testing of materials
Samuel Cogar, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 227 Room A202
13:00  14:00 Boulder Building 1 Room 4072  Utilizing Next Generation Sequencing to Generate Bacterial Genomic Sequences for Evolutionary Analysis
Derrick C. Scott, Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics, Biological Sciences, Delaware State University
Thursday, May 3, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 227 Room A202
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14072  The intimate connection between the fractional integrals and the timefractional Porous Medium Equation (fPME)
Udita Katugampola, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Florida Polytechnic University
Thursday, April 19, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101 Lecture Room C
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14072  Why are crystal facets mathematically interesting? A continuumscale story with a microscale touch
Professor Dionisios Margetis, Department of Mathematics and Institute of Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 222 Room B263
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14072  Numerical Methods for Studying Particle Dispersion in NonHomogeneous Suspension Flows
Amanda Howard, PhD Candidate, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University
Friday, March 9, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101 Lecture Room B
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  Conservation of Information in Proteins, Software, Music, Texts, the Universe and Chocolate boxes
Dr. Les Hatton, Emeritus Professor of Forensic Software Engineering, Kingston University
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 101 Lecture Room A
13:30  14:30 Boulder Room 11107  Low Power and Wide Area Networks Technologies for Internet of Things
Sebastian Barillaro, National Institute for Industrial Technology, La Matanza National University and Guest Researcher, ACMD, NIST
Friday, February 16, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room A
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  Quantum Computation: from philosophy to technology in one generation
Stephen P. Jordan, Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, NIST
Thursday, January 4, 2018
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Portrait Room
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 11107
2017
Past Seminars
 Stochastic Enumeration with Importance Sampling
Alathea Jensen, George Mason University and ACMD, NIST
Monday, December 11, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 222, Room B263
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  Examining the latest resurgence of interest of Virtual Reality
Prof. Andrew Ray, Department of Information Technology, Radford University
Friday, December 1, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room D
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  Convective instabilities during solidification of binary and ternary alloys
Prof. Peter Guba, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Comenius University
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room C
13:30  14:30 Boulder Room 14058  A Statistical Approach for IllPosed Inverse Problems
Matthew Brown, Virginia Tech
Friday, November 3, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room C
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14547  Designing Resilient CyberPhysical Systems
Aron Laszka, Department of Computer Science, University of Houston
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
11:00  12:00 Gaithersburg Building 222, Room B263
09:00  10:00 Boulder, Room 14058  Embedded functions in combinatorial testing: Progress in automating test design
George Sherwood, CEO of Testcover.com
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room D
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  Uncertainty Quantification and Inversion of Large Models
Prof. Tony O'Hagan, The University of Sheffield
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room A
13:30  14:30 Builder Room 14058  Binomial and logarithmic Gegenbauer expansions for the evendimensional polyharmonic equation
Howard Cohl, Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, NIST
Monday, August 7, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room C
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  PartofMath Tagging and Applications
Abdou Youssef, Department of Computer Science, George Washington University, and Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, NIST
Thursday, August 10, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room D
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14549  Informationtheoretic tools for uncertainty quantification of high dimensional stochastic models
Petr Plechac, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
Friday, July 28, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room F
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  Stratification for Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling
Jonathan Weare, University of Chicago
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room F
13:30  14:30 Boulder Room 14058  Modeling Diffusion and Capture
Alan Lindsay, University of Notre Dame
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
11:00  12:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room B
09:00  10:00 Boulder Room 14058  Towards Fully Accessible Data Visualisation
Volker Sorge, School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK
Thursday, June 8, 2017
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room C
1330  14:30 Boulder Room 14058  Large Scale Distributionbased Data Analysis and Visualization
HanWei Shen, Computer Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room C
13:30  14:30 Boulder Room 14058  Multiscale stochastic domain decomposition methods for multiphysics problems
Ivan Yotov, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
11:00  12:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room F
09:00  10:00 Boulder Room 14058  45 Years of Computational Atomic and Molecular Physics: What Have We Learned
Barry Schneider, Applied and Computational Mathematics (ACMD), ITL, NIST.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room C
13:30  14:30 Boulder Room 14058  MixedInteger Nonlinear Optimization: Applications and Methods
Sven Leyffer, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Lab
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 222, Room B263
13:30  14:30 Boulder Room 14058  Analysis on fractals: An introduction
Kasso Okoudjou, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
15:30  16:30 Gaithersburg Building 222, Room B263
13:30  14:30 Boulder Room 14058  Methods of mathematical physics applied to practical radiometry
Dr. Eric L. Shirley, Sensor Science Division, PML, NIST
Friday, March 31, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 101, Lecture Room C
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  Datadriven fractal modeling for blackout and malicious threat detection.
Edmond Jonckheere, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 225, Room B111
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058  Obstacle detection using limited measurements of scattered waves.
Jacob Rezack, University of Delaware.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
15:00  16:00 Gaithersburg Building 225, Room B111
13:00  14:00 Boulder Room 14058