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1996] [1] `An Information Theoretic Approach towards
Predictive Materials Modeling',
invited seminar presentation at the Continuum Mechanics Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich
(Prof. P.S. Koutsourelakis, host), Munich, Germany, April
7,
2014 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `Overview on Bayesian computational methods for Uncertainty Quantification in Large-scale simulations',
invited seminar presentation at the Continuum Mechanics Group, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Munich
(Prof. P.S. Koutsourelakis, host), Munich, Germany, April
8,
2014 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3] `An Information Theoretic Approach towards
Predictive Materials Modeling',
invited seminar at the Distinguished Lectures Seminar Series at the Scientific Computing and Imaging Center at the University of Utah
(Prof. Chris Johnson, host), Salt Lake City, Utah, April
18,
2014 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [4] `An Information Theoretic Approach towards
Predictive Materials Modeling',
invited seminar at the
seminar at the PIRE Workshop, Atomistic and Multi-Scale Models of Materials,
at the Mathematics Institute at
the University of Warwick
(Dr. Christoph Ortner, organizer), Coventry, UK, Sept. 15, 2014 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [5] `An Information Theoretic Approach towards
Predictive Materials Modeling',
invited seminar at the Invited
Presentation at the Complexity Forum:
at the Centre for Complexity Science at the University of Warwick
(Prof. Robert MacKay, host), Coventry, UK, October
15,
2014 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [6] `Uncertainty Propagation Using Infinite Mixture of Gaussian Processes and Variational Inference',
invited seminar at the Applied Mathematics Seminar Series at the University of Warwick
(Prof. Andrew Stuart, host), Coventry, UK, October
17,
2014 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `A Probabilistic Graphical Model
Approach to
Uncertainty Quantification',
invited presentation at the Workshop: Numerical Methods
for Uncertainty Quantification, Hausdorff Center for Mathematics, University of Bonn, Mathematik-Zentrum, Lipschitz Lecture Hall, Endenicher Allee 60, Bonn, Germany, May 16th, 2013
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `Uncertainty Quantification in Multiscale Deformation Processes',
invited seminar presentation at the Department of
Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh and the Center for Simulation and Modeling
(Prof. Albert To, host), Pittsburgh, PA,
January 19,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `Predictive Materials Science: An Information Theoretic Approach',
invited seminar presentation at the School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London,
London, UK,
February 15,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3] `Predictive Materials Science: An Information Theoretic Approach',
invited seminar presentation at the Pratt School of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University
(host Prof. Henri P. Gavin), Durham, NC, February 23,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [4] `A Bayesian Framework for the Solution of High-Dimensional Stochastic PDEs',
invited joint seminar presentation at the Texas A & M, Institute of Applied Mathematics and Computational
Science and Computer Science and Engineering, 19 March 2012 (Prof.Nancy Amato, host),
College Station, Texas, March 19, 2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [5] `Uncertainty Quantification in Random Heterogeneous Media',
invited joint seminar presentation at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (Prof. Timothy Fisher, host),
West Lafayette, IN, April 12, 2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [6] `Uncertainty Quantification in Heterogeneous Media',
invited seminar at the Computer Science and Mathematics Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory,
Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (JICS), (host, Dr.
Barney Maccabe), Oak Ridge, TN, April 30, 2012
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [7] `Uncertainty Quantification and Predictive Modeling of Heterogeneous Media',
invited seminar at the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering, (host, Prof.
William R. Hammel), Distinguished Seminar Series, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, May 1, 2012
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [8] `A Bayesian Framework for Uncertainty Quantification with High-Dimensional Data-Driven Inputs',
invited seminar presentation at the Department of
Mathematics, University of South Carolina, Computational Mathematics Colloquium
(Prof. Pencho Petrushev, host) and at the Interdisciplinary Mathematics Institute, Columbia, SC,
May 8,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [9] `Predictive Modeling and Uncertainty Quantification in
Polycrystalline Materials', invited seminar presentation at the Department of
Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado, Mechanics and Materials (MaM) Colloquium
(Prof. Alireza Doostan, host), Boulder, CO,
May 4,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [10] `A Bayesian framework for the Solution of High-Dimensional Stochastic PDEs',
invited seminar presentation at the Department of
Mathematics, Louisiana State University, Computational Mathematics Colloquium
(Prof. Xiaoliang Wan, host) and at the LSU Center for Computation and Technology, Baton Rouge, LA,
August 28,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [11] `Information Theoretic Approach to Predictive Materials Modeling',
invited seminar presentation at the National Nuclear Security Administration's
Kansas City Plant, Materials Engineering (Dr. Tod M. Neidt, host), Kansas City, KS, September 25,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [12] `Inverse Multiscale Forging Design',
invited seminar presentation at the National Nuclear Security Administration's
Kansas City Plant, Materials Engineering (Dr. Tod M. Neidt, host), Kansas City, KS, September 25,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [13] `Towards Predictive Materials Science: An Information Theoretic Approach',
invited seminar presentation at the Department of
Materials Science and Engineering (Prof. Ji-Cheng Zhao, host), Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio,
October 26,
2012 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `Are information sciences based approaches essential to allow predictive modeling of
multiscale/multiphysics materials problems',
invited presentation at the `Multiscale Materials Modeling Debate' forum (Dr. G. Paulino, organizer) at NSF-CMMI,
2011 NSF
Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, GA, January 4-7, 2011 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `Probabilistic Prediction of Location-Specific Microstructures in Turbine Disks',
invited presentation at ONR (D. Shifler, host),
February 22,
2011 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3] `Model Reduction of Stochastic Systems in Random Heterogeneous Media',
plenary lecture at the IAMCS Workshop in Large-Scale Inverse Problems and Uncertainty Quantification,
Texas A&M, Department of Mathematics (Prof. Y. Efendiev, host), College Station,
February 24,
2011 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [4] `Predictive Modeling of Physical Processes in Heterogeneous Materials',
invited lecture at the City University of New York (CUNY), PREM Partnership for Research and Education
in Materials,
CUNY, NY (Prof. Jeffrey Morris, host),
April 22,
2011 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [5] `Bayesian Multiscale Estimation',
plenary lecture at the The 7th International Conference
on Inverse Problems in Engineering (ICIPE), University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida, USA, May 4-6, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [6] `Probabilistic Multiscale Fatigue Modeling',
AFOSR Computational Mathematics Grantees Meeting, Washington DC, USA, June 1, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [7] `Uncertainty Quantification and Predictive Modeling
in Heterogeneous Media and
Polycrystalline Materials',
invited lecture at the Uncertainty Quantification and Multiscale Materials Modeling Workshop, LANL
Institutes Office, Santa Fe, New Mexico,
June 13-15, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [8] `Uncertainty Quantification in Random Heterogeneous Media',
invited lecture at the HDA2011, 4th Workshop on High Dimensional Problems,
University of Bonn, Germany, June 26-30, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [9] `Multi-output Gaussian Process Regression: Applications to Uncertainty Quantification',
invited seminar at the DOE, 2011 Applied Mathematics Review, ASCR, DOE Office of Science, Washington,
DC, October 17, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [10] `Bayesian Appraches to Stochastic PDEs',
2011 Annual OSD/AFOSR Uncertainty Quantification MURI review, Providence,
RI, October 31, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [11] `Exploring position dependent property/microstructure relationships in polycrystalline materials using probabilistic graphical models',
2011 Annual OSD/AFOSR Uncertainty Quantification MURI review, Providence,
RI, October 31, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [12] `Inverse Problems and Uncertainty Quantification',
invited lecture at the Inverse Problems program at the
Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences,
Cambridge, UK, November 6-12, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [13] `Modeling & Simulation of High Dimensional
SPDEs Using Multioutput Local Bayesian
Regression Models',
invited seminar at the College of Computing, School of Computational Science and Engineering,
Georgia Institure of Technology, (host, Prof.
Alex Gray), Atlanta, GA, November 18, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [14] `Uncertainty Quantification and Predictive Multiscale Materials Modeling',
invited presentation at the United Technologies Research Center, (host, Dr.
Andrzej Banaszuk), East Hartford, CT, November 21, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [15] `Multi-Output Local Gaussian Process
Regression for the Solution of Stochastic
PDEs',
plenary lecture at the SCPDE11, The Fourth
International Conference on Scientific Computing and Partial Differential Equations,
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, December 5-9, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [16] `Modeling and Simulation of High
Dimensional SPDEs Using Multi-Output
Local Bayesian Regression Models',
invited seminar at the Computer Science and Mathematics Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, (host, Dr.
Clayton Webster), Oak Ridge, TN, December 16, 2011
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `Stochastic Modeling in High Dimensional Spaces',
invited
talk at the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department Seminar Series,
(host Prof. Karel Matous), Notre Dame, IN, January 12,
2010 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `Uncertainty Quantification in Random Heterogeneous Media',
invited
talk at the Air Force Research Laboratories, Munitions Directorate at
Eglin Air Force Base
(host Dr. Horie Yasuyuki, CIV USAF AFMC AFRL/RWMER), Eglin, FL, March 29,
2010 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3] `A Dimension Reduction Method for Stochastic PDEs',
invited keynote
talk at the 3INDAM, Workshop on:
" Numerical Solution of Stochastic
Partial Differential Equations",
Dipartimento di Matematica, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, May 11, 2010
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [4] `Data-Driven Model Reduction of Stochastic Input Models
With Applications to Multiscale Materials Modeling',
invited keynote
talk at the 3INDAM, Workshop on:
" Numerical Solution of Stochastic
Partial Differential Equations",
Dipartimento di Matematica, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, May 13, 2010
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [5] `Model Reduction for Stochastic PDEs',
invited
talk at the ICMS, Workshop on: " Uncertainty Quantification",
International Center for Mathematical Sciences, Edinburgh, Scotland, May 26, 2010.
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [6] `Uncertainty Quantification in Random Heterogeneous Media',
invited
talk at the Frontier in UQ Seminar Series at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Fundamental & Computational Sciences,
Computational Sciences and Mathematics
(host Dr. Guang Lin), Richland, WA, June 7,
2010 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [7] `Stochastic Multiscale/Multistage Design of Engine Disks',
ONR STTR - Phase I Kick Off Meeting on `Probabilistic
Prediction of Location-Specific Microstructure in Turbine Disks', Monday June 28, 2010 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [8] `A Bayesian Approach to Multiscale Estimation and Inverse Problems',
keynote lecture at the IPDO2010, Inverse Problems,
Design and Optimization Symposium, João Pessoa, Brazil, August 25-27, 2010
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [9] `Analyzing complexity and uncertainty in complex systems using
probabilistic graphical networks', invited lecture at the Rolls-Royce Research Center, Indianapolis, IN (Dr. J.
Stillinger, host)
September 16th, 2010. [10] `Uncertainty Quantification in Random Heterogeneous Media',
invited lecture at the PMEE2010,
AFOSR, LLNL, AFRL, DTRA & ARO workshop on
Particulate Materials in Extreme Environments, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA,
September 20-24, 2010
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [11] `Uncertainty Quantification in Random Heterogeneous Media',
invited lecture at the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department Seminar
Series, University of Buffalo (Prof. Abani Patra, host), Buffalo, NY,
October 21, 2010. [12] `Kernel PCA for Stochastic Input Model
Reduction',
at the 2nd annual review of the OSD/AFOSR/MURI
project on `Multi-Scale Fusion of Information for Uncertainty
Quantification and Management in Large-Scale Simulations'
held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, MA, October 29th, 2010 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [13] `A Bayesian Approach to Multiscale Inverse Problems
Using Sequential Monte Carlo Method',
at the 2nd annual review of the OSD/AFOSR/MURI
project on `Multi-Scale Fusion of Information for Uncertainty
Quantification and Management in Large-Scale Simulations'
held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, MA, October 29th, 2010 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [14] `Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) using deterministic
solvers and collocation based approaches in high-stochastic dimensions',
at the `Ops Analyst Forum' at the Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate,
https://connect.dco.dod.mil/eglindoe2010 OR Eglin AFB Bldg 1 Rm 220, Eglin AFB, FL, October 31st, 2010 (Teresa English, host)
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `Uncertainty Quantification
and Management in
Multiscale Systems',
invited
seminar at the Laurier Seminar Series in Computational Science and Applied & Statistical Modelling,
Faculty of Science, Wilfrid Laurier University (hosts Profs. Roderick Melnik and Ilias Kotsireas), Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, January 29,
2009 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `A Bayesian inference approach to inverse problems
using an adaptive sparse grid collocation method',
invited
seminar at the Numerical Analysis Seminar Series, Department of Mathematics and Institute
of Computational Engineering and Sciences
(ICES),
University of Texas at Austin (host Prof. Kui Ren), Austin, Texas, March 11,
2009 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3] `Multiscale stochastic modeling in polycrystalline materials:
Challenges, perspectives and open problems',
invited
presentation at the Stochastic Multiscale Methods: Mathematical
Analysis and Algorithms Symposium at
the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, October 19th, 2009
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [4] `A Stochastic Dimension-Reduction Method for Stochastic PDEs',
invited
seminar at the Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar Series at
the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) (host Prof. Tom Hou), Los Angeles, CA, October 19th, 2009
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [5] `Stochastic Multiscale Modeling',
invited
seminar at the OSD/AFOSR MURI Kick-Off Meeting on Uncertainty Quantification, Applied Mathematics,
Brown University, Providence, RI, October 30th, 2009
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [6] `Uncertainty Quantification on Random Heterogeneous Materials',
invited
seminar at the OSD/AFOSR MURI Kick-Off Meeting on Uncertainty Quantification, Applied Mathematics,
Brown University, Providence, RI, October 30th, 2009
(Powerpoint
Presentation). [7] `Stochastic modeling in high-dimensional spaces with applications in random heterogeneous media',
plenary lecture given at the XXX CILAMCE (Iberian-Latin-American Conference on Computational
Methods in Engineering), Armação de Búzios, RJ, Brazil, November 08th to 11th, 2009 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `Modeling stochastic inverse problems using a sparse grid collocation approach',
invited
seminar at the Environmental Engineering Program, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering,
University of Connecticut (hosts Prof. Ross C. Bagtzoglou), Storrs, CT, February 8,
2008 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `Uncertainty quantification and multiscale modeling and design
of complex engineering systems',
invited
seminar at ANSYS Inc. (host: Dr. Lewis Collins), Lebanon, NH, June 2nd,
2008 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3] `Data-driven model reduction techniques for stochastic PDE systems',
invited plenary lecture
at the 6th GRACM International Congress in Computational Mechanics, Thessaloniki, Greece, June 19-21, 2008 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [4] `Computational techniques for the design of polycrystalline materials',
invited seminar
at the United Technologies Research Center (host: Dr. Tahany El-Wardany),
East Hartford, CT, August 8th, 2008 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [5] `Adaptive hierarchical sparse grid collocation for the solution of stochastic differential equations',
invited
seminar at the Stony Brook Mathematics Department and the Institute for Mathematical Sciences,
SUNY at Stony Brook (hosts Prof. Xiangmin (Jim) Jiao), Stony Brook, NY, September 17th,
2008 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `Computational techniques for materials-by-design', invited
seminar at the GE Global Research Center (hosts L. Jiang and R. Sampath), Niskayuna, NY, March 23,
2007 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `Multiscale modeling of solidification', invited
presentation at the 1st US-France Symposium on Advances in Bridging Scales in Computation From Microstructure
to Macro-Scale: Properties of Heterogeneous Materials, Shalimar, FL, March 28-30, 2007. (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3] `A sparse grid collocation approach to stochastic inverse problems', invited
presentation at the Sandia CSRI Workshop on `Large-Scale Inverse Problems
and Quantification of Uncertainty', Santa Fe, New Mexico. September 10--12, 2007 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [4] `Modeling stochastic inverse problems using a sparse grid collocation approach', invited
presentation at the Scientific Computing Seminar Series, Applied Mathematics (host G. Em. Karniadakis), Brown University, Providence, RI,
November 9, 2007 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `Computational techniques for the analysis and robust design
of complex engineering systems', invited
lecture at the `Complex Systems seminar series' at ExxonMobil R&D, New Jersey, February 22,
2006 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `Computational models for stochastic multiscale systems', invited
lecture at the Workshop on ``Numerics for Stochastic Differential Equations with Applications'' (organizers Profs.
R. Tempone and M. Gunzburger), School of Computational Science & Information Technology,
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, February 28 - March 2,
2006 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3] `An information-theoretic
approach for property prediction of random microstructures',
invited seminar at the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering department,
University of Iowa
(host Prof. S. Rahman), Iowa City, IA, April 27,
2006 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [4] `A level set simulation of dendritic solidification of multi-component alloys',
invited seminar at the Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar series (hosts Profs. Dongbin Xiu & Jie Shen),
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, September 22,
2006 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [5] `Stochastic modeling of multiscale systems',
invited seminar at the Mechanical Sciences and Engineering `TAM 500 Series' (hosts Profs. G. Paulino
and J. W Phillips,
co-sponsored by the CEE
department),
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, September 29,
2006 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `A computational statistics and
stochastic modeling
approach to
materials-by-design', Invited lecture at the NSF sponsored symposium on
`Probability and Materials: from Nano- to Macro-Scale' (organizer Prof.
Lori Graham-Brady), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, January
5-7, 2005 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [2] `An
information-theoretic approach to multiscale modeling and design of
materials', Invited seminar at NIST (National Institute of Standards
and Technology) (host Dr. Jeffrey W. Bullard), Gaithersburg, MD, March
11, 2005 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [3]
`Computational techniques for materials-by-design', Department of
Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, May
5, 2005 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [4]`A
combined experimental and computational approach for the design of mold
surface topography that leads to desired ingot surface and
microstructure in Aluminum casting', U.S. Department of
Energy-Industrial Technologies Program 2005 Aluminum Annual R&D
Portofolio Review, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, October 4-5,
2005 (Powerpoint presentation: Part I,
Part II). [5]
`Mathematical and computational aspects of the control of solidification
and crystal growth processes', invited presentation at the `Control of Complex Fluids'
workshop, Johann Radon
Institute (RICAM), Linz, Austria, October 10-13, 2005 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [6]
`Materials-by-Design: Mathematical and computational challenges',
Institute of Engineering Mechanics (host Prof. G.I. Schueller),
Leopold-Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria, October 14,
2005 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [1] `A
computational approach to materials-by-design', Lehigh University,
Materials Science and Engineering (host: Prof. Wojciech Z. Misiolek),
Bethlehem, PA, January 27, 2004. [2]
`Microstructure-sensitive design of polycrystal materials', Duke
University, Invited seminar in Civil and Environmental Engineering
(hosts: Professors T. Laursen and J. Dolbow), Durham, NC, February 23,
2004. [3]
`Data-driven computational statistics and stochastic techniques for the
robust design of continuum systems', Invited keynote lecture at the
Inverse problems, design and optimization (IPDO) symposium, Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil, March 17-19, 2004 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [4]
`Materials-by-design: A multi-length scale approach', Invited seminar
at COPPE - Universidade Federal do rio de Janeiro (host: Prof. Fernando
A. Rochinha), Brazil, March 22, 2004 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [5] `On
the control of crystal growth processes using magnetic fields and
magnetic field gradients', Invited keynote lecture at FLOWCOMAG,
International workshop on Flow Control by Tailored Magnetic Fields,
Dresden, Germany, April 1-2, 2004 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [6]
`Statistical learning techniques for microstructure classification and
representation with applications in materials design', Invited lecture
at the Army Research Office/Georgia Tech Workshop on Inverse Techniques
in Materials Design (organizers A. M. Rajendran, D. Stepp, H.
Garmestani & D. McDowell), Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, GA, April 26-28, 2004 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [7]
`A multilength scale approach to materials using stochastic and
computational statistics techniques', Invited lecture at the NSF
sponsored US-South America Workshop in Mechanics and Advanced
Materials, (organizers G. Paulino, H. D. Espinosa, F. A. Rochinha and
N. A. Dumont), Hotel Caesar Park, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil August 2-6,
2004 (Powerpoint
Presentation). [8]
`Stochastic, computational statistics and statistical learning
techniques for multiscale modeling of continuum systems', Invited
lecture at the 3nd Department of Energy Multiscale Mathematics
Workshop, (organizers: Dr. M. A. Khaleel, Prof. J. Dolbow, Prof. J.
Mitchell), Portland Marriott, Portland, Oregon, September 21-23, 2004. [9] `A
computational statistics and stochastic modeling approach to multiscale
modeling and design of materials', Invited lecture at the `Multiscale
Model Development and Control Design Closing Workshop', (organizer:
Prof. R. Smith), Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences
Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC, September 27-28, 2004. [10]
`Computational techniques for the development of materials-by-design',
Iowa State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering (host:
Prof. Abhijit Chandra), Ames, IA, October 1st, 2004. [11]
`A
combined experimental and computational approach for the design of mold
surface topography that leads to desired ingot surface and
microstructure in Aluminum casting', U.S. Department of
Energy-Industrial Technologies Program 2004 Aluminum Annual R&D
Portofolio Review, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, October
19-20, 2004. [1]
`Simulation matching and model estimation using statistical learning
techniques', Advanced Mechanical Technologies, GE Global Research
Center (hosts: Dr. R. Irani), Niskayuna, NY, January 22, 2003. [2]
`Computational design of deformation processes for an accelerated
insertion of materials', Keynote presentation at COMPLAS 2003, VII
International Conference on Computational Plasticity, Barcelona, Spain,
April 7--10, 2003. [3]
`Computational multilength scale design of deformation processes:
Towards an accelerated insertion of materials', Air Force Research
Laboratory, AFRL/MLLM (host: Dr. Rollie Dutton), Wright-Patterson AFB,
OH, July 21, 2003. [4]
`A combined experimental and computational approach for the design of
mold surface topography that leads to desired ingot surface and
microstructure in Aluminum casting', U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Aluminum Industry of The Future (IOF) Portfolio Review, Lexington, KY,
November 11-12, 2003. [5]
` Uncertainty quantification in materials processing', invited keynote
lecture in `Elements of Predictability Workshop', Johns Hopkins
University, Baltimore, MD, November 13-14, 2003 (organized by R.
Ghanem, J. Red-Horse & S. Wojtkiewicz). [6]
`Computational design of
deformation processes for an accelerated
insertion of materials', Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Joint seminar
in the Departments of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (hosts:
Prof. M. A. Demetriou & Prof. Diran Apelian), Worcester, MA,
November 21, 2003. [1] `Computational design of materials processes', invited seminar at the Mechanical Engineering Department of Michigan State University (host: Steve Shaw), East Lansing, MI, February 5, 2002. [2] `Inverse problems in thermal transport systems', invited seminar at the Mathematical Sciences Institute of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (hosts: Professors J. McLaughlin and A. Maniatty), Troy, NY, April 4th, 2002. [3]
`Summary of research activities at the Materials Process Design and
Control Laboratory', General Electric Global Research and [4]
`Computational design methods
for an accelerated insertion of
materials', Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil (hosts: Dr. Ney Augusto Dumont), Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil, August 16th, 2002. [1] `Computational Design of Materials Processes', Joint seminar at the Purdue Heat Transfer Seminar Series and the Materials Engineering Seminar, Purdue University (host: Matthew JM Krane), West Lafayette, IN, March 29, 2001. [2] `Gradient Optimization Techniques for the Design of Multi-Stage Deformation Processes', Forging Supplier Initiative Technology Management Review, AFRL (host G. Frazier), Dayton, OH, April 23, 2001. [3]
`Recent Advances in the Development of Computational Design Simulators
for Deformation and Solidification Processes', Alcoa Laboratories (host
Paul Wang), Alcoa Center, PA, July 17, 2001 (powerpoint
presentation). [4] `A
virtual environment for the robust design of multi-stage materials
processes in the presence of uncertainty', Invited speaker to the DARPA
Workshop on `Treatment of uncertainty and error propagation in
modeling, simulation, experiments and optimization', in support of the `Accelerated
Insertion of Materials (AIM) program' (host Marc Jacobs,
AFOSR),
Annapolis, MD, August 27-28, 2001 (powerpoint
presentation). [1] `Towards the design and control of solidification processes with desired microstructures', ACCESS e.V., (host: Dr. Gottfried Laschet), Aachen, Germany, August 18, 2000. [2]
`Computational techniques for the design of material processes',
Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University
(host: Prof. J. Burns), Ithaca, NY, October 11, 2000. [1] `Inverse design, control and optimization of metal forming processes', Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (hosts: G. Frazier and J. Malas), Dayton, OH, January 22, 1999. [2] `Advanced inverse techniques for the design of complex systems with applications to materials processing', Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (host: Spiros Dimolitsas), Livermore, CA, February 8, 1999. [3] `Computational techniques for the design of material processes', Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh (host: Roy Marangoni), Pittsburgh, PA, April 6, 1999. [4] `On the design of continuum systems with applications to solidification and forming processes', Department of Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University (host: Dennis Webster), Baton Rouge, LA, May 10, 1999. [5] `On the design of multi-stage forging processes using optimization techniques and sensitivity analysis', General Electric, Corporate Research and Development (host: Shesh Srivatsa, GEAE), Schenectady, NY, August 26, 1999. [6] `Towards the design and control of solidification processes with desired microstructures', Alcoa Laboratories, (host: Jamal Righi), Alcoa Center, PA, September 22, 1999. [7] `On the development of a general purpose design simulator for bulk forming processes', Alcoa Laboratories (host: Paul Wang), Alcoa Center, PA, September 23, 1999. [8]
`Mathematical techniques for the design and control of material
processes', California Institute of Technology, Control and Dynamical
Systems Department (host: Hinke Osinga), Pasadena, CA, October 25, 1999. [1]`On the design and control of forming and solidification processes' (host: Martin Raynaud), INSA de Lyon, Lyon, France, June 1, 1998. [2]
`An object oriented environment for the analysis, design and control of
material processes', invited speaker at SciTools'98++ (host: Are Magnus
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