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  1. [Illinois] Task-Graph and Functional Programming Models: The New Paradigm

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ben Bergen

    The Message Passing Interface (MPI) is an example of a distributed-memory communication model that has served us well through the CISC processor era. However, because of MPI's low-level...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23502

  2. [Illinois] A Fast Multigrid Approach for Solving the Helmholtz Equation with a Point Source

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eran Treister

    Solving the discretized Helmholtz equations with high wave numbers in large dimensions is a challenging task. However, in many scenarios, the solution of these equations is required for a point...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23504

  3. [Illinois] Compatible Relaxation Based Geometric-Algebraic Multigrid

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Fei Cao

    We develop compatible relaxation algorithms for smoothed aggregation-based multigrid coarsening. In the proposed method, we use the geometry of the given discrete problem on the finest level to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23506

  4. [Illinois] Hub Snub: Removing Vertices with High Degree from Coarse-grid Correction

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Geoffry Sanders

    Network scientists often employ numerical solutions to linear systems as subroutines of data mining algorithms. Due to the ill-conditioned nature of the systems, obtaining solutions with standard...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23508

  5. [Illinois] On the Preconditioning of a High-Order RDG-based All-Speed Navier-Stokes Solver

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Weston

    We investigate the preconditioning of an all-speed Navier-Stokes solver, based on the orthogonal-basis Reconstructed Discontinuous Galerkin (RDG) space discretization, and integrated using a...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23510

  6. [Illinois] Is the Ideal Approximation Operator Always "Ideal" for a Particular C/F Splitting?

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Erin Molloy

    Given a coarse grid, the ideal prolongation operator is defined by , where the weight matrix,  , interpolates a set of fine grid variable (-points) from a set of coarse grid...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23512

  7. [Illinois] Reducing Communication Costs for Sparse Matrix Multiplication within Algebraic Multigrid

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Grey Ballard

    We consider the sequence of sparse matrix-matrix multiplications performed during the setup phase of algebraic multigrid. In particular, we show that the most commonly used parallel algorithm is...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23514

  8. [Illinois] Space-time constrained FOSLS with AMGe upscaling

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Panayot Vassilevski

    We consider time-dependent PDEs discretized in combined space-time domains. We first reduce the PDE to a first order system. Very often in practice, one of the equations of the reduced system...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23516

  9. [Illinois] Multilevel Markov Chain Monte Carlo for Uncertainty Quantification in Subsurface Flow

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Christian Ketelsen

    The multilevel Monte Carlo method has been shown to be an effective variance reduction technique for quantifying uncertainty in subsurface flow simulations when the random conductivity field can...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23518

  10. [Illinois] Discretization of Elliptic Differential Equations Using Sparse Grids and Prewavelets

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Christoph Pflaum

    Sparse grids can be used to discretize second order elliptic differential equations on a d-dimensional cube. Using Galerkin discretization, we obtain a linear equation system...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23520

  11. [Illinois] High Dimensional Uncertainty Quantification via Multilevel Monte Carlo

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hillary Fairbanks

    Multilevel Monte Carlo (MLMC) has been shown to be a cost effective way to compute moments of desired quantities of interest in stochastic partial differential equations when the uncertainty in...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23522

  12. [Illinois] Stable Discretizations and Robust Block Preconditioners for Fluid-Structure Interaction Systems

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kai Yang

    In our work we develop a family of preconditioners for the linear algebraic systems arising from the arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian discretization of some fluid-structure interaction models. After...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23524

  13. [Illinois] Rare Events with Large-Impact: Bioengineering & Clinical Applications of Circulating Tumor Cells

    04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mehmet Toner

    Dr. Mehmet Toner is the Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School (HMS), and is the co-founding director of the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23528

  14. [Illinois] CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2015

    04 Feb 2016 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Mustafa El-sayed, Mehmet Toner

    The CNST Nanotechnology Workshop highlights University of Illinois research in bionanotechnology and nanomedicine, nanoelectronics and nanophotonics, and nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23530

  15. Multiscale Modeling of Graphene-Metal Contacts

    01 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): T. Cusati, Gianluca Fiori, A. Fortunelli, Giuseppe Iannaccone

    IWCE 2015 presentation. In this talk we focus on an approach to multiscale modeling of graphene- metal contacts, considering both chemisorbed and physisorbed materials. We show that it is possible...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/22918

  16. [Illinois] Signal Processing at Light Speed: Ultrashort Optical Pulse Generation with Arbitrary Waveforms

    29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Claire Mcghee

    We aim to further improve early detection of cancer biomarkers, including metal ion and small molecules, using functional DNA as the selective component for photonic crystal surface enhanced Raman...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23462

  17. [Illinois] Using Photonic Crystals to Enhance SERS Signals for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer

    29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Caitlin Race

    Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer for men, and the second leading cause of death due to cancer in men. Currently, the most common screening method aims to detect high levels of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23464

  18. [Illinois] Manipulating Substrate Topography for Enhanced Myogenic Differentiation of Primary Myoblasts and Neuromuscular Junction Formation

    29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eunkyung Ko

    Myogenic commitment of stem cells and primary myoblasts has drawn attention for developing treatments for skeletal muscle diseases. Biophysical cues as well as biochemical cues are known to...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23466

  19. [Illinois] Cadherin-Modulated Neural Differentiation of Stem Cells for Neuromuscular Junction Engineering

    29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ellen Qin

    Recently, efforts are increasingly made to engineer NMJ in vitro for both fundamental and applied bioscience studies. Certain success was made to modulate neural differentiation of stem cells...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23468

  20. [Illinois] Role for Stiffness in Vascular Fate

    29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lian Wong

    Stem cells, including embryonic stem cells (ESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells, have been explored as tools for studying development, as well as, potential sources for a large number of...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/23470

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