Computational Sciences Seminar/Lecture Series

The Computational and Data Sciences Seminar/Lecture Series by HPRC highlights the research conducted by HPRC principal investigators and users for computational and data-enabled science and engineering. The seminar series will also provide opportunities for researchers from different disciplines to share ideas and collaborate.

Past Seminars/Lectures

Fall 2016

Dr. Helmut Katzgraber
Quantum vs Classical Optimization: a Status Update on the Arms Race
Speaker: Dr. Helmut Katzgraber, Texas A&M University
Location: Student Computing Center (SCC) - Room 4.210F
Time: September 19, 2016 - 2:30-3:30PM
Dr. Raymundo Arroyave
Accelerated Materials Development: The Future is Here
Speaker: Dr. Raymundo Arroyave, Texas A&M University
Location: Student Computing Center (SCC) - Room 4.210F
Time: September 26, 2016 - 2:30-3:30PM
Dr. Goong Chen
Numerical Modeling and Visualization of Airplane Crashes: The Case of Germanwings Flight 9525
Speaker: Dr. Goong Chen, Texas A&M University
Location: Student Computing Center (SCC) - Room 4.210F
Time: October 3, 2016 - 2:30-3:30PM
Akram Abu-Odeh
Using HPRC to Analyze and Design Road Side Safety Hardware: Current Status and Future Outlook
Speaker: Akram Abu-Odeh, Texas A&M Transportation Institute
Location: Student Computing Center (SCC) - Room 4.210F
Time: October 10, 2016 - 2:30-3:30PM
Dr. Wonmuk Hwang
New Frontier of Biophysical Discovery Using Supercomputers
Speaker: Dr. Wonmuk Hwang, Texas A&M University
Location: Student Computing Center (SCC) - Room 4.210F
Time: October 24, 2016 - 2:30-3:30PM
Dr. Jonelle Walsh
Studying Black Holes in Nearby Galaxies with the World's Largest Telescopes and Supercomputers
Speaker: Dr. Jonelle Walsh, Texas A&M University
Location: Student Computing Center (SCC) - Room 4.210F
Time: October 31, 2016 - 2:30-3:30PM
Dr. Paul Cizmas
Parallel Computation for Several Aerospace Applications
Speaker: Dr. Paul Cizmas, Texas A&M University
Location: Student Computing Center (SCC) - Room 4.210F
Time: November 21, 2016 - 2:30-3:30PM
Dr. Michael Hall
Computational Quantum Chemistry for Large Molecules
Speaker: Dr. Michael Hall, Texas A&M University
Location: Student Computing Center (SCC) - Room 4.210F
Time: December 12, 2016 - 2:30-3:30PM

Spring 2017

Dr. Perla B. Balbuena
Computational Studies of Interfacial Phenomena
Speaker: Dr. Perla B. Balbuena, Texas A&M University
Location: John R. Blocker Building - Room 104
Time: February 13, 2017 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Q. Jim Chen
Cyber-enabled Discoveries for Sustainable Deltaic Coasts
Speaker: Dr. Q. Jim Chen, Louisiana State University
Location: John R. Blocker Building - Room 104
Time: March 05, 2017 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Noushin Ghaffari
Evaluations and Computational Considerations of Transcriptome Assemblies
Speaker: Dr. Noushin Ghaffari, Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Location: Koldus Building - Room 110
Time: March 27, 2017 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Alan Needleman
Toughness, Roughness and Crack Path Engineering for Improved Fracture Resistance
Speaker: Dr. Alan Needleman, Texas A&M University
Location: Koldus Building - Room 110
Time: May 01, 2017 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Diego Donzis
Advances in Turbulence and Turbulent Mixing: The Present and Future of Direct Numerical Simulations
Speaker: Dr. Diego Donzis, Texas A&M University
Location: MSC - Room 2405
Time: May 22, 2017 - 2:00-3:00PM

Fall 2017

Dr. Hye-Chung Kum
Texas Virtual Data Library (Tx-ViDaL): A Secure Compliant Data Infrastructure for Population Informatics
Speaker: Dr. Hye-Chung Kum, Texas A&M University
Location: Koldus - Room 111
Time: October 9, 2017 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Dilma Da Silva
Edge Computing: How Low Will the Clouds Fall?
Speaker: Dr. Dilma Da Silva, Texas A&M University
Location: Rudder Tower - Room 504
Time: October 16, 2017 - 2:00-3:00PM
Patrick Stegmann
Supercomputing in Atmospheric Radiative Transfer: Advances and Challenges
Speaker: Patrick Stegmann, Texas A&M University
Location: Koldus - Room 111
Time: November 6, 2017 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Pankaj M. Shah
The Lonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN) and the Role of Networks in Research
Speaker: Dr. Pankaj M. Shah (shown), Mr. Akbar Kara, Lonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN)
Location: Rudder Tower - Room 301
Time: December 18, 2017 - 2:00-3:00

Spring 2018

Dr. Zhangyang Wang
Towards More Robust Outdoor Compute Vision: A Case Study on Haze
Speaker: Dr. Zhangyang Wang, Texas A&M University
Location: Rudder Tower - Room 302
Time: March 26, 2018 - 2:00-3:00
Dr. Xin Li
Large-scale Geometric Data Processing for Scientific Computing and Computational Forensics
Speaker: Dr. Xin (Shane) Li, Louisiana State University
Location: Rudder Tower - Room 410
Time: April 2, 2018 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Goong Chen
Computational Forensics for Airplane Crash Investigation
Speaker: Dr. Goong Chen, Texas A&M University
Location: Rudder Tower - Room 410
Time: April 16, 2018 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Theodora Chaspari
Human Bio-behavioral Signals for the Development of Novel Real-life Applications
Speaker: Dr. Theodora Chaspari, Texas A&M University
Location: Rudder Tower - Room 410
Time: April 23, 2018 - 2:00-3:00PM
Dr. Suxia Cui
Development of AI Based Recommendation Engine for Embedded Coder
Speaker: Dr. Suxia Cui, Prairie View A&M University
Location: Rudder Tower - Room 410
Time: May 21, 2018 - 2:00-3:00PM

Fall 2018

Tony Skjellum, PhD
MPI-4: 25 Years of the Message Passing Interface and Heading for Exascale
Speaker: Tony Skjellum, PhD, Univ. of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Location: Rudder Tower 504
Time: October 29, 2018 - 2:00-3:00PM
H. Peter Hofstee
I/O-intensive processing with POWER9-based systems
Speaker: H. Peter Hofstee, PhD, IBM Austin Research Laboratory, Delft University of Technology
Location: Rudder Tower 504
Time: October 29, 2018 - 3:00-4:00PM