Seminar Series

Spring 2024 - IAM Seminar Series

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST in Kingsbury Hall, S145 (unless otherwise stated)

Date

Speaker, Affiliation

Topic/Title

February 29

Mr. Remil Mushthaq, UNH Mechanical Engineering PhD student.

"Baroclinic Acoustic Streaming."

March 7

Prof. Sophie Coulson, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Earth Sciences, UNH.

"Predicting and Observing Geophysical Patterns of Sea Level Change."

March 28

Dr. David Hosking, Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton Center For Theoretical Science, Princeton University.

"Metastability of stratified magnetohydrodynamic equilibria and their relaxation."

April 11

Dr. Laszlo Kindrat, IAM Alum, Class of 2019

"AI Compiler Engineer."

May 2

Professor Aditya Khair, Department of Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University.

"Nonlinear electrophoresis of colloidal particles."

Fall 2023 - IAM Seminar Series

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST in Kingsbury Hall, S145 (unless otherwise stated)

Date

Speaker, Affiliation

Topic/Title

August 31

Prof. Greg Chini, Director, Integrated Applied Mathematics Program, UNH.

Graduate Orientation.

September 14

Dr. Qi Zhang, Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, UNH.

"Statistical Inference for Multi-Step and Heterogeneous Causal Effects."

October 5

Dr. Jané Kondev, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Physics, Martin A. Fisher School of Physics, Brandeis University.

"The Scale Invariant Cell."

October 26

Dr. Benjamin Chandran, Professor of Physics and Astronomy; IAM, UNH.

"Microtearing Modes and Heat Loss in Tokamaks."

November 30

Dr. John Parker, Postdoctoral Associate," Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, and IAM Alum, class of 2021.

"Data-Driven Dynamical Modeling of a Neuronal Output Nucleus Integrating Multiple Pathways."

Spring 2023 - IAM Seminar Series

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST in Kingsbury Hall, S145 (unless otherwise stated)

Date

Speaker, Affiliation

Topic/Title

February 9

Prof. Mrityunjay Kothari, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UNH

"The crucial role of elasticity in regulating liquid-liquid phase separation in cells."

February 23

Prof. Wheeler Ruml, IAM Program, Department of Computer Science, UNH.

"Some Open Problems in Tree Search." Rescheduled due to inclement weather.

March 9

Dr. Remya Mathews Kalapurakal, Postdoctoral Researcher, Chemical Engineering, UNH.

"Coarse-Grained Simulations of Self-Assembly Phenomena."

March 23

Prof. Wheeler Ruml, IAM Program, Department of Computer Science, UNH.

"Some Open Problems in Tree Search."

April 6

Prof. Kevin Short, IAM Program, Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

"Practical Clustering: An approximation of full Kernel Density Estimation."

April 20

Dr. Lev Levintov. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemical Engineering, UNH.

“Non-Equilibrium Simulations and Unphysical Transformations as Tools to Obtain Equilibrium Properties.”

May 4

Prof. Jane Kondev, HHMI Professor, William R. Kenan, Jr, Professor of Physics, Brandeis University. 

Rescheduled to Fall 2023 semester. 

May 17 Prof. Sougata Dhar, Applied Mathematics, School of Computing and Data Science, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston. "Lower Bounds for Eigenvalues of Even Ordered Quasilinear Differential Equations."

Fall 2022 - IAM Seminar Series

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST in Kingsbury Hall, S145 (unless otherwise stated)

Date

Speaker, Affiliation

Topic/Title

September 8

Prof. Greg Chini, Director, Integrated Applied  Mathematics Program.

Annual Meeting: IAM Graduate students and IAM Faculty and Staff.

September 22

Dr. Kim Lowell, Research Scientist, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM), and Affiliate Research Professor, Earth Systems Research Center.

Extracting Shallow-Water Bathymetry from LiDAR Point Clouds Using Data Analytics

October 6

No Seminar Schedule

 

October 20

Dr. Brandon Montemuro, IAM Alum, class of 2020

SubZero: Explicit Representation of the Floe Life Cycle with a new Discrete Element Sea Ice Model

November 3

Prof. Kai Germaschewski, IAM Program, Physics and Astronomy

Exascale Whole-Device Modeling of Fusion Devices: Porting the GENE Gyrokinetic Microturbulence Code to GPU

Spring 2022 - IAM Seminar Series

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST in Kingsbury Hall, S145 (unless otherwise stated)

Date

Speaker, Affiliation

Topic/Title

January 27

Prof. Easton White, Biological Sciences, UNH

Modeling socio-ecological dynamics in the face of disturbances

February 10

Prof. Rob Phillips, Fred and Nancy Morris Professor of Biophysics and Biology, California Institute of Technology.

A Language Whose Characters are Triangles.

Friday,    March 4

Prof. Gwynn Elfring, The University of British Columbia. (Joint seminar with Mechanical Engineering).

The hydrodynamic of active matter in inhomogeneous environments.

March 10

Prof. John Gibson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNH.

Fluids and Dynamical Systems 

March 24

Prof. Scott Field, UMass Dartmouth. 

Learning high-fidelity gravitational wave models from numerical relativity data.

April 7

Prof. Daniel Zuckerman, Oregon Health & Science University.

Weighted Ensemble in biocomputation and beyond: A simple, powerful splitting algorithm for rare events and dynamics.

April 21

Prof. Mahadevan, Harvard University.

Folds, cuts and isometries: art and science

Fall 2021 - IAM Seminar Series

Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:00pm EST in Kingsbury Hall, S145 (unless otherwise stated)

Date

Speaker, Affiliation

Topic/Title

September 2  

Prof. Greg Chini, Director, Integrated Applied  Mathematics Program 

IAM Program Graduate Orientation

September 9

Dr. Laszlo Kindrat (IAM alum), Senior Software Engineer, Luminous Computing

A gentle introduction to machine learning compilers.

September 23

Dr. Markus Deserno, Professor of Physics, Carnegie Mellon University via Zoom. 

Curvature rigidity of asymmetric and differentially stressed membrane.

October 7

Dr. Mark E. Tuckerman, Prof. of Chemistry & Mathematics, New York University, via Zoom. 

Topology, Molecular Simulation, and Machine Learning as Routes to Exploring Structure and Phase Behavior in Molecular and Atomic Crystals.

October 21

Prof. Alessandro Laio, Full Professor in Statistical and Biological Physics at SISSA, Triestevia, Italy, via Zoom

Identifying informative distance measures in high-dimensional feature spaces

November 4

Dr. Francois Foucart, Assoc. Prof., IAM and Physics 

Numerical simulations of neutron star mergers

December 2

Prof. Alan Lindsay, Assoc. Prof. Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame. 

Mathematics of diffusive signaling with applications to chemoreception and nuclear scaling

Spring 2021 - IAM Seminar Series

Thursdays, 1230 -130 pm EST (unless otherwise stated)

Date

Speaker, Affiliation

Topic/Title

February 18

 

Prof. Baron Peters, W.H. and J.G. Lycan Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Multiscale Modeling Techniques for the Kinetics of Polymer Upcycling.

March 4

Dr. Duncan Hewitt, Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at University College London (UCL).

"Mud Swimming”: The Mechanics of Locomotion through a Visco-plastic Fluid.

March 18

 

Prof. Jeetain Mittal, Ruth H. and Sam Madrid Endowed Chair Professor of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering, Lehigh University

Molecular organization in biology: What can computer simulations teach us?

April 29

 

Prof. Marek Petrik, Department of Computer Science, University of New Hampshire.

Robust Algorithms for Bayesian Batch Reinforcement Learning.