SIAM National Student Chapter Conference 2012


18th May 2012.
Alan Turing Building
University of Manchester

A list of talks and posters for the conference can be found below. Abstracts and download links for all talks can be found here. Please click here to return to the main conference page.

List of Talks

09.30 - 10.00Registration
10.00 - 10.30Prof. Nick Trefethen (Oxford) - How Chebfun Solves ODEs and Eigenvalue Problems
10.30 - 11.00Edvin Deadman (NAG) - A Recursive Blocked Schur Algorithm for Computing the Matrix Square Root
11.00 - 11.20Coffee
Room 1Room 2
11.20 - 11.40Martin Takac (Edinburgh) - How to Climb a Billion Dimensional Hill using a Coin and a Compass and Count the Steps Before DepartureNicholas Bird (Reading) - A Velocity-Based Moving-Mesh Finite Element Method
11.40 - 12.00Waqquas Bukhsh (Edinburgh) - Local Solutions of Optimal Power FlowDamon McDougall (Warwick) - Uncertainty Quantification in Lagrangian Data Assimilation
12.00 - 12.20Andreas Papayiannis (Manchester) - Continuous-Time Revenue Management in CarparksTommaso Biancalani (Manchester) - Stochastic Patterns in Population Models
12.20 - 12.40Mingliang Cheng (Manchester) - Real Options with Cash Holding - The Forgotten DimensionRobin Thompson (Cambridge) - Modelling the Biological Control of Crop Disease
12.40 - 14.00Lunch and Poster Session
Room 1Room 2
14.00 - 14.20Dmitry Savostyanov (Moscow) - Superfast Inversion of Triangular Toeplitz Matrices in QTT Format with Applications to Fractal CalculusSimon Gaulter (Reading) - Acoustic Trapped Modes of a Slowly Varying 3D Waveguide
14.20 - 14.40Shengxin Zhu (Oxford) - Which is the Most Important Kernel for Sparse Linear Solves on Heterogeneous Supercomputers?Christopher Rowlatt (Cardiff) - On the Immersed Boundary (IB) Method and its Applications to a Viscoelastic Fluid
14.40 - 15.00Nick Dingle (Manchester) - Reducing the Influence of Tiny Normwise Relative Errors on Performance ProfilesMaria Veretennikova (Warwick) - Control Fractional Dynamics
15.00 - 15.20Bubacarr Bah (Edinburgh) - Compressed Sensing with Sparse Random Matrices from Expander GraphsAndrew Lam (Warwick) - Diffuse Interface Modelling of Surfactants in Two-Phase Flow
15.20 - 15.50Coffee
15.50 - 16.20Prof. Ernesto Estrada (Strathclyde) - An Invitation to Complex Networks
16.20 - 16.50Dr Will Parnell (Manchester) - Elastodynamic Cloaking - How to Make an Invisible Building
16.50 - 17.00Awards for talks/posters sponsored by NAG

List of Posters

Samuel GrothFrequency Independent Models for Scattering Atmospheric Particles
Martin TakacA Randomized Coordinate Descent Method For Large-Scale Truss Topology Design
Waqquas BukhshAn MILP Model for Preventative Islanding of Power Systems
Ndifreke UdosenAutomated Optimisation of Measurement Locations to solve Meta Inverse Problems
Pablo Gonzalez-BrevisA Natural Stabilized Column Generation Method
Yiming YanOptimal Active-Set Prediction for Interior Point Methods
Nick DingleGPU-Accelerated Solution of Systems of Sparse Linear Equations
Haojie LinSensitivity Analysis and Shape Optimisation with an Isogeometric Boundary Element Method

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