Date 
Speaker 
Affiliation 
Talk 
Sept. 11 
William Kahan

UC Berkeley

FloatingPoint Tricks to Solve BoundaryValue Problems Faster

Sept. 18 
Shiv Chandrasekaran

UC Santa Barbara

A Minimum Sobolev Norm technique for the numerical solution of elliptic PDEs

Sept. 25 
Michael Mahoney

Stanford U.

Implementing Randomized Matrix Algorithms in Parallel and Distributed
Environments 
Oct. 2

Jim Demmel

UC Berkeley

Communication Lower Bounds and Optimal Algorithms for Programs
that Reference Arrays

Oct. 9

Wibe de Jong

LBNL

Advancing the performance and scalability of computational chemistry algorithms in NWChem 
Oct. 16

Ming Gu

UC Berkeley

Fast Gaussian Process for Time Series

Oct. 23

Edgar Solomonik

UC Berkeley

Communication avoiding parallel algorithms for dense
matrix factorizations

Oct. 30

Ravi Kannan

Microsoft India

Algorithms for Distributed Data 
Nov. 6

RenCang Li

UT Arlington

The Hyperbolic Quadratic Eigenvalue Problem 
Nov. 13

Cleve Moler 
The Mathworks

The Evolution of Matlab , 2:003:00PM, LBNL Building 50 Auditorium 
Nov. 20

Per Gunnar Martinsson

U. of Colorado at Boulder

Fast Direct Solvers for Elliptic PDEs, 11:00AM12:00Noon, 736 Evans 
Nov. 27

Zhaojun Bai

UC Davis

Solving Algberaic Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems
via Rapid Iterative Diagonalization 
Dec. 4

Chris Melgaard 
UC Berkeley

An efficient randomized GECP algorithm




