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Organizers : 2013

Dr. Patrick Dreher (MIT - Laboratory for Nuclear Science)
Professor Alan Edelman (MIT - Math & CSAIL)
Dr. Chris Hill (MIT - Earth and Atmospheric Science)
Professor Steven G. Johnson (MIT - Math & RLE)
Dr. Jeremy Kepner (MIT - Lincoln Laboratory)
Dr. Albert Reuther (MIT - Lincoln Laboratory)

Meetings : 2013

Meetings will be held on the first Friday of the month at the MIT Campus in the Stata Room: 32-141. The meetings will begin at 12:00 PM, and pizza will be provided. Upcoming talks are listed below:

Feb 1

Jeremy Kepner (MIT-Lincoln Lab)

"Transforming Big Data with D4M"

(Talk will be at 11:40 AM in Room 32-123, and co-held with the New England Database Summit)

Mar 1

Oskar Mencer (CEO, Maxeler Technologies)

"Multiscale Dataflow Computing"

April 5

Ashlee N. Ford Versypt (MIT)

"Mathematical Modeling of Pharmaceuticals: Predictive Design for Better Medicines"

May 3

Martin Bazant (MIT)

"Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics of Li-ion Batteries"

Aug 2

Nobuaki Tounaka (Universal Shell Programming Laboratory)

"How to Analyze 50 Billion Records in Less than a Second without Hadoop or Big Iron"

(Talk will be at 12:00 Noon in Room 66-168)

Sept 6

Bree Aldridge (Tufts University)

"Understanding the Richness of Single Cell Phenotype through Measurement and Modeling"

Oct 4

John ZuHone (NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center)

"Applications of Advanced Numerical Simulations and Analysis in Theoretical Astrophysics"

Nov 1

Albert Reuther (MIT-Lincoln Lab)

"MIT SuperCloud: HPC, Clouds, and Databases for Diverse Rapid Prototyping"

Dec 6

Alex Kogan (Oracle Labs)

"Message Passing or Shared Memory: Evaluating the Delegation Abstraction for Multicores"

(Talk will be at 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM in Room 32-G882 (Hewlett Room) , and Joint with CSAIL-Theory of Computation Seminar



We thank the generous support of MIT IS&T, CSAIL, and the Department of Mathematics for their support of this series.

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