Thursday, July 13

Optimization in Engineering - Part II of III

Sponsored by SIAM Activity Group on Optimization

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Rio Mar 2

For description, see Part I, MS45; for Part III, see MS59.

Organizers: Patricia D. Hough
Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Monica L. Martinez-Canales
Stanford University, USA
Amr S. El-Bakry
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, USA
Tamara G. Kolda and Juan C. Meza
Sandia National Laboratories, USA
10:30-10:55 Contaminant Plume Containment Under Uncertainty Due to Spatially Variable Aquifer Properties
Monica L. Martinez-Canales, Organizer
11:00-11:25 A Review of the Dakota Toolkit, Multilevel Parallelism for Complex PDE Simulations on TeraFLOP Computers
Bart van Bloemen Waanders, Michael Eldred, William Hart, Boyd Schimel, and Anthony Guinta, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
11:30-11:55 Determining the Earth's Index of Refraction from Reflected Seismic Waves
William W. Symes, Rice University, USA
12:00-12:25 Discussion on Facilitating Accessibility of Optimization Technology
Led by minisymposium organizers.

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