Date 
Speaker 
Affiliation 
Talk 
Jan. 26 
Vladimir Rokhlin

Yale University

Accurate Randomized Algorithms of Numerical Analysis.

Feb. 2 
David Gleich

Sandia National Laboratory, Livermore

Fast Katz and Commuters  Quadrature Rules and Sparse
Linear Solvers for Link Prediction Heuristics

Feb. 9 
Jim Demmel

UC Berkeley

Recent Progress in Communication Avoiding Algorithms

Feb. 16

Chao Yang

LBL

Solving Largescale Eigenvalue Problems
in Nuclei Structure Calculation.

Feb. 23

Lior Pachter

UC Berkeley

Scientific computing challenges in the analysis of highthroughput
sequencingbased experiments

March 2



No Meeting due to the SIAM CSE meeting in Reno 
March 9

PerOlof Persson

UC Berkeley

HighOrder Discontinuous Galerkin Simulation of Flapping Wings
Designed for Energetically Optimal Flight

March 16

Florian Hecht

UC Berkeley

Updated Sparse Cholesky Factors for CoRotational Elastodynamics 
March 23



No Meeting. Spring Break 
March 30

Prof. W. Kahan 
UC Berkeley

A Tutorial Overview of Vector and Matrix Norms 
April 6

Artem Napov

LBNL

An algebraic multigrid method with guaranteed convergence rate 
April 13

Ichitaro Yamazaki

LBNL

Sparse Matrix Techniques in a Parallel Hybrid Solver for Largescale Linear
Systems

April 20

Aaditya Rangan 
Courant Institute

Detecting lowrank submatrices: some methods and applications

April 27

Frederic Gibou 
UC Santa Barbara

Numerical Solvers for Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations on Octree Adaptive Grids

May 4

Takeshi Iwashita

Kyoto University, Japan

Hybrid parallel ordering method for a parallelized multiplicative
Schwarz smoother in a multigrid solver for timeharmonic electromagnetic
field problems 