Mathematics, Computer Science & Chaos Theory - Physics Division Colloquium

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Mathematics, Computer Science & Chaos Theory

5 Mar 1982 L. T. Wos, ANL Mathematics and Computer Science Div., AURA: A Program that Actually Reasons
19 Mar 1982 A. V. Crewe, Chicago, Digital Image Processing in Scanning Microscopy

4 Mar 1983 D. Christian, Fermi National Accelerator Lab., A Super High Speed Data Driven Processor
27 May 1983 E. Hunt, Ohio U., The Road to Chaos

4 Nov 1983 Mitchell J. Feigenbaum, Cornell U., Scaling and the Onset of Chaos
11 Nov 1983 John Kogut, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Lattice Gauge Theory, Heavy-Ion Collisions, and Supercomputers
3 Feb 1984 Carson D. Jeffries, U. of California, Experiments on Chaotic Dynamics
24 Feb 1984 Larry Smarr, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Supercomputer Simulations of Active Galactic Nuclei, RadioJets and Black Holes
18 May 1984 Gerard Vichniac, MIT, Simulating Physics with Cellular Automata

25 Jan 1985 Gustavus Simmons, Sandia National Lab., Contemporary Cryptology
12 Apr 1985 Eugene Parker, U. of Chicago, A Mathematical Nonequilibrium Theorem and the X-ray Coronas of Stars

16 May 1986 Jack Dongarra, ANL Mathematics and Computer Science Div., Algorithms for Parallel Computers

10 Oct 1986 A. Libchaber, U. of Chicago, Quasiperiodicity and Chaos: An Experimental Study
30 Jan 1987 Leo Kadanoff, U. of Chicago, Measuring Fractals: Comparison of Theory and Experiment on the Global Properties of a Strange Attractor
20 Feb 1987 Joan Centrella, Drexel U., Exploring the Universe Using a Computer

4 Mar 1988 Enrico Clementi, IBM Corp., Attempting to Simulate Water as a Liquid and a Solvent on Supercomputers

16 Sep 1988 G. Michael Morris, U. of Rochester, Pattern Recognition with Photon-Limited Images
7 Oct 1988 John Hoffnagle, IBM Almaden Research Center, Chaotic Motion of Two Ions in a Paul Trap
10 Feb 1989 Jack Wisdom, MIT, Chaotic Dynamics in the Solar System
28 Apr 1989 Robert Wilhelmson, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Storms, Supercomputing, and Visualization

26 Jan 1990 Sara A. Solla, Bell Labs., Learning and Generalization in Layered Neural Networks

21 Sep 1990 John W. Dawson, Jr., Penn State U., The American Career of Kurt Goedel

10 Jan 1992 Thomas Nash, Fermi National Accelerator Lab., Future of Computing in High Energy Physics
7 Feb 1992 Michael Peshkin, Northwestern U., Passive Robotics and Mechanical Computation
10 Apr 1992 Gene Rackow, ANL Mathematics and Computer Science Div., Computer Viruses, Worms, and Other Miscreants of Magnetized Rust

1 Oct 1993 Wolfgang Bauer, Michigan State U., Chaotic Scattering
8 Apr 1994 Michail Zak, JPL, Nondeterministic-Dynamics Approach to Neural Intelligence

15 Mar 1995 Charles Bennett, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Quantum Information Theory, Cryptography, and Computation

26 Jan 1996 Rick Stevens, ANL Mathematics and Computer Science Div., Wide Area Multimedia Supercomputing

4 Nov 1996 Michael Berry, Bristol U., Chaos and Classical Limits
11 Apr 1997 Yoram Alhassid, Yale U., Chaos in Mesoscopic Systems: from Nuclei to Quantum Dots
30 May 1997 Malvin Kalos, Cornell Theory Center, The Future of High-Performance Computational Science

11 Dec 1998 Andrei Mirzabekov, ANL Biology Div. & Engelhart Institute of Molecular Biology, Biological Microchips: A Challenge for Engineers, Physicists and Computer Scientists
19 Mar 1999 Erick Cantu-Paz, U. of Illinois, Urbana, Recent Results in Parallel Genetic Algorithms

12 Nov 1999 Carlton M. Caves, U. of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Quantum Information and Quantum Computation, or Why Quantum Mechanics Is Good for You

8 Dec 2000 Susan Landau, Sun Microsystems Labs., Cryptology: Technology and Policy

7 Mar 2003  David Wineland, NIST, Quantum games with trapped atomic ions; whither quantum computation?
21 Mar 2003 J. Murray Gibson, ANL OTD, Music, Fourier and Wave-Particle Duality
10 Apr 2003  Achim Richter, Institute for Nuclear Physics, Darmstadt U. of Technology, Playing Billiards with Microwaves - Quantum Manifestations of Classical Chaos

24 Oct 2003 Daniel Lidar, Toronto U., Quantum Computers and Decoherence: Exorcising the Demon from the Machine
12 Dec 2003 Norman Christ, Columbia U., QCD on a chip
9 Apr 2004 Mike Wilde, ANL Mathematics and Computer Science Div., The Virtual Data Grid: A New Model and Architecture for Data-Intensive Collaboration

7 Oct 2005  Robert Lang, Alamo, Ca, From Flapping Birds to Space Telescopes: The Modern Science of Origami
20 Jan 2006  Fausto Cattaneo, ANL Mathematics and Computer Science Div., The Magneto-Rotational-Instability and Angular Momentum Transport
24 Mar 2006  Michael Peshkin, Northwestern U., Kinesthetically Linked Dyads: Are Two Motor-Control Systems Better Than One?

7 Sep 2007  Brian W. Fitzpatrick, Google Inc., Google: Building Scalable Systems and Moving Large Datasets

10 Oct 2008  Rajat Mittal, The George Washington U., Computational Modeling and Analysis of the Fluid Dynamics of Competitive Swimming

9 Oct 2009  Rick Stevens, ANL Computing, Environment and Life Sciences Directorate; Computer science and Computation Institute, U. of Chicago, Building the Science Case for Exascale Computing
14 May 2010  David Wineland, NIST Physics Lab., Quantum Computers and Raising Schrödinger's Cat

8 Oct 2010  David J. Dean, DOE Office of the Under Secretary for Science, Advancing Simulations for Science and Innovation
3 Dec 2010  Michael J. North, ANL Decision and Information Sciences Div., Introduction to Agent-based Modeling and Simulation

15 Feb 2013  Luming Duan, U. of Michigan, Recent progress in quantum computation, networking, and simulation with trapped ions
24 May 2013  Peter J. Lu, Harvard U., Modern math in medieval Islamic architecture

12 Sep 2014  Mark Snir, Mathematics and Computer Science Div., ANL National Lab., High-Performance Computing: Exascale and Beyond
3 Apr 2015  Laura DeMarco, Northwestern U., The Mandelbrot set, equidistribution, and arithmetic

5 Feb 2016  Jeffrey W. Elam, Energy Systems Div., ANL National Lab., Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of Tunable Resistance Coatings Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition
27 May 2016  Paul A. Benioff, ANL Physics, Quantum computing, the early days & Effect of scalar scaling Field on physics, geometry


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