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2013 Interdisciplinary Summer School:
Data Assimilation in Geosciences

[DAS13 School Homepage]

Video Recordings
Day 1 AM
Welcome Remarks, Overview of Data Assimilation (Ide), Mathematical and Statistical Perspectives on Data Assimilation I (Stuart)
Day 1 PM
3D-Var (Ide)
Day 2 AM
Optimal Interpolation and Nudging (Hunt), Mathematical Strategies for Real Time Filtering of Turbulent Dynamical Systems (Majda)
Day 2 PM
Mathematical and Statistical Perspectives on Data Assimilation II (Stuart)
Day 3 AM
4D-Var (Ide), Dynamic Stochastic Superresolution of Sparsely Observed Turbulent Systems (Majda)
Day 3 PM
Mathematical and Statistical Perspectives on Data Assimilation III (Stuart)
Student Session: Kelly, Ebtahaj, Valencia, Yang
Day 4 AM
Observation and Information (Ide), Test Models for Filtering and Prediction of Moisture-coupled Tropical Waves (Majda)

Day 5 AM
Extended Kalman Filter (Hunt), Test Models for Filtering with Superparameterization (Majda)
Day 5 PM
Introduction to the Ensemble Kalman Filter Part 1 (Anderson)
Day 6 AM
Ensemble Methods (Hunt), Ensemble Forecasting (Anderson)
Day 6 PM
Model Error and Bias (Ide)
Day 7 AM
Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter (Hunt), The Data Assimilation Research Test Bed and Scalable Algorithms (Anderson)
Day 7 PM
Student Session: Weber, Santitissadeekorn, Slivinski, Lin

A Guide to Proposal Writing (Reza Malek-Madani)
Day 8 AM
Advances in EnKF: 4D-Var and EnKF (Kalnay), Hybrid (Ide)

Day 9 AM
Non-Gaussian and Non-Parametric(Particle) Filters (Hunt), Advances in EnKF: Some improvements to EnKF (Kalnay)
Day 9 PM
Student Session: Berry, Garcia, Chen, Park, Lei
Day 10 AM
Advances in EnKF: Ensemble and Adjoint Sensitivity (Kalnay)


DAS13 Tutorial Lectures

Kayo Ide, University of Maryland
Overview of Data Assimilation and DAS13 Summer School
6/3/13 [ABSTRACT]
Andrew Stuart, University of Warwick
Mathematical and Statistical Perspectives on Data Assimilation I
6/3/13 [ABSTRACT]
Kayo Ide, University of Maryland
3D-Var
6/3/13 [ABSTRACT]
Brian Hunt, University of Maryland
Optimal Interpolation and Nudging
6/4/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Andrew Majda, New York University
Mathematical Strategies for Real Time Filtering of Turbulent Dynamical Systems
6/4/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Andrew Stuart, University of Warwick
Mathematical and Statistical Perspectives on Data Assimilation II
6/4/13 [ABSTRACT]
Kayo Ide, University of Maryland
4D-Var
6/5/13 [ABSTRACT]
Andrew Majda, New York University
Dynamic Stochastic Super resolution of Sparsely Observed Turbulent Systems
6/5/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Andrew Stuart, University of Warwick
Mathematical and Statistical Perspectives on Data Assimilation III
6/5/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Kayo Ide, University of Maryland
Observation and Information
6/6/13 [ABSTRACT]
Andrew Majda, New York University
Models for Multi-Scale Data Assimilation: Test Models for Filtering and Prediction of Moisture-coupled Tropical Waves
6/6/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Brian Hunt, University of Maryland
(Extended) Kalman Filter
6/7/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Andrew Majda, New York University
Models for Multi-Scale Data Assimilation: Test Models for Filtering with Superparameterization
6/7/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Jeff Anderson, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Introduction to the Ensemble Kalman Filter Part 1
6/7/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Brian Hunt, University of Maryland
Ensemble Methods
6/10/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Jeff Anderson, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Introduction to the Ensemble Kalman Filter Part 2
6/10/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Kayo Ide, University of Maryland
Model Error and Bias
6/10/13 [ABSTRACT]
Brian Hunt, University of Maryland
Local Ensemble Transform Kalman Filter
6/11/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Jeff Anderson, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
The Data Assimilation Research Test Bed and Scalable Algorithms
6/11/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
[SLIDES]
Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland
Advances in EnKF: 4D-Var and EnKF
6/12/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Kayo Ide, University of Maryland
Hybrid
6/12/13 [ABSTRACT]
Brian Hunt, University of Maryland
Non-Gaussian and Non-Parametric(Particle) Filters
6/13/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland
Advances in EnKF: Some improvements to EnKF
6/13/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Eugenia Kalnay, University of Maryland
Advances in EnKF: Ensemble and Adjoint Sensitivity
6/14/13 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]


DAS13 Student Presentations

Walter Acevedo Valencia, Freie Universität Berlin
Data assimilation of tree-ring-width-like observations using ensemble Kalman filtering techniques
6/6/13 [SLIDES]
Mohammad Ebtahaj, University of Minnesota
Variational data assimilation via sparse regularization
6/6/13 [SLIDES]
David Kelly, University of Warwick
Catastrophic filter divergence and EnKF
6/6/13 [SLIDES]
Li Yang, Michigan State University
Existence of the homoclinic connections corresponding to the bilayer structures in amphiphilic polymer systems
6/6/13 [SLIDES]
Robin Weber, Catalan Institute of Climate Sciences
On the problem of initializing climate predictions
6/11/13 [SLIDES]
Nara Santitissadeekorn, UNC Chapel Hill
Observing System Simulation Experiments of Lagrangian Data Assimilation for point-vortex systems
6/11/13 [SLIDES]
Laura Slivinski, Brown University
Lagrangian Data Assimilation and Its Application to Geophysical Fluid Flows
6/11/13 [SLIDES]
Liao-Fan Lin, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dynamic downscaling of GPM precipitation observations through data assimilation
6/11/13
Tyrus Berry, George Mason University
Adaptive ensemble Kalman filtering of nonlinear systems
6/13/13 [SLIDES]
Maringel Garcia, San Diego State University
Application of a Three-Dimensional Hydrodynamic Model for San Quintin Bay, B.C., Mexico: Validation and Calibration Using OpenDA
6/13/13 [SLIDES]
Nan Chen, New York University
Filtering Turbulent Signals with Gaussian and non-Gaussian Filters
6/13/13 [SLIDES]
Jong-Im Park, Korea Institute of Atmospheric Prediction Systems
Implementation and Application of LETKF Data Assimilation System to KIAPS Global NWP Model
6/13/13 [SLIDES]
Lili Lei, National Center for Atmospheric Research
An Empirical Localization Technique for Ensemble Kalman filter in global models
6/13/13 [SLIDES]
 

2011 Interdisciplinary Summer School: Granular Flows
From Simulations to Astrophysical Application

[GRF11 Workshop Homepage]
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland
Introduction, Granular Materials
6/13/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Patrick Michel, Nice Observatory in France
Astrophysical Applications
6/13/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Bob Behringer, Duke University
Forces, Fluctuations and Jamming for Dense Granular Materials
6/13/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Renaud Delannay, Université Rennes 1
Avalanche Precursors
6/13/11 [SLIDES]
[MOVIES]
Lou Kondic, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Discrete element simulations of dense granular matter: from techniques to data analysis
6/14/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Corey O’Hern, Yale University
Recent Advances in Jamming: Anharmonicity, Geometrical Families, Basins of Attraction, and Packing Probabilities
6/14/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Derek Richardson, University of Maryland
Asteroid Simulations
6/15/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland
Experimental Techniques II
6/15/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Nico Gray, University of Manchester
Particle Segregation in Granular Avalanches
6/15/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Christine Hartzell, University of Colorado at Boulder
Granular Mechanics and Dusty Plasmas
6/15/11 [SLIDES]
Vikrant Yadav, Clark University
Anisotropic diffusion of vibrated semi-flexible granular rods
6/15/11 [SLIDES]
[MOVIES]
Christine Hrenya, University of Colorado
Segregation in Rapid Flows (Continuum and DEM)
6/16/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Derek Richardson, University of Maryland
Granular Dynamics on Asteroids
6/16/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Jonathan Kollmer, Uni Erlangen
Granular Dampers in Microgravity
6/16/11 [SLIDES]
Kamran Karimi, Carnegie Mellon University
Local Anisotropy In Globally Isotropic Granular Packings
6/16/11 [SLIDES]
Patrick Michel, Nice Observatory in France
Laboratory Impacts
6/17/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland
Imaging the inside of Granular Flows and impacts
6/17/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Olivier Barnouin, Johns Hopkins University
Impacts and Asteroids
6/17/11 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
 

2010 Tutorial School on Fluid Dynamics: Topics in Turbulence

[TRB10 Workshop Homepage]
James Wallace, University of Maryland
Introduction & Refresher Material
5/24/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Kenneth Kiger & James Wallace, University of Maryland
Experimental Methods I
5/24/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES-1]
[SLIDES-2]
Kenneth Kiger, University of Maryland
Experimental Methods II
5/24/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Katepalli Sreenivasan, New York University
Turbulence Theory II – Mixing
5/25/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Charles Meneveau, Johns Hopkins University & Elias Balaras, University of Maryland
LES and Subgrid-scale Models
5/26/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Peter Bernard, University of Maryland
Vortex Methods & Applications
5/26/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Mohamed Gad-el-Hak, Virginia Commonwealth University
Turbulence Control & Applications
5/26/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Pino Martin, University of Maryland
Compressible Turbulent Boundary Layers & Applications
5/26/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Peter Bernard, University of Maryland
Turbulent Transport in Single-Phase Flow
5/27/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Kenneth Kiger, University of Maryland & Chen Bin, Xi’an Jiatong University
Turbulent Transport in Multi-Phase Flow
5/27/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES-1]
[SLIDES-2]
Marcelo Chamecki, Pennsylvania State University
LES Applications in Meteorology
5/27/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Kyle Squires, Arizona State University
LES Applications in Aerodynamics
5/27/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Elias Balaras, University of Maryland
LES Applications in the Cardio-Vascular System
5/27/10 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
 

Multiscale Modeling and Simulation of Complex Fluids

[CXF07 Workshop Homepage]
Antony Beris
Tutorial: NonEquilibrium Thermodynamics of Flowing Systems
4/13/07 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES-1]
[SLIDES-2]
[SLIDES-3]
[SLIDES-4]
John Brady
Tutorial: The Micromechanics of Colloidal Dispersions
4/13/07 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
Eric Vanden-Eijnden
Tutorial: Problems with Multiple Time-Scales: Theoretical and Computational Aspects
4/13/07 [ABSTRACT] [SLIDES-1]
[SLIDES-2]
[SLIDES-3]
 

High Frequency Wave Propagation (HFW05) Tutorial Lectures

[HFW05 Workshop Homepage]
Björn Engquist
Tutorial: A Survey of Computational High Frequency Wave Propagation I
9/19/05 [ABSTRACT] [PDF]
 
Olof Runborg
Tutorial: A Survey of Computational High Frequency Wave Propagation II
9/19/05 [ABSTRACT] [PDF] [POSTSCRIPT]
James Ralston
Tutorial: Gaussian Beams
9/19/05 [ABSTRACT] [PDF 1]
[PDF 2]


Fast Multipole Methods (FAM04) Tutorial Lectures

[FAM04 Workshop Homepage]
 

Nail Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami, "Fast Multipole Methods: Fundamentals and Applications", 4-19-04 - 4-22-04

[ABSTRACT] [PDF WHOLE SERIES 3MB]

Nail Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami,
"Lecture 1: An Introduction to the Fast Multipole Method"

[ABSTRACT] [PDF SLIDES]

Nail Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami,
"Lecture 2: Key Ideas in the Fast Multipole Method"

[ABSTRACT] [PDF SLIDES]

Nail Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami,
"Lecture 3: Representations and Translations of Functions in Fast Multipole Methods"

[ABSTRACT] [PDF SLIDES]

Nail Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami,
"Lecture 4: Data Structures for the FMM"

[ABSTRACT] [PDF SLIDES]

Nail Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami,
"Lecture 5: Multilevel FMM Algorithm"

[ABSTRACT] [PDF SLIDES]

Nail Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami,
"Lecture 6: FMM for the Solution of Laplace’s Equation"

[ABSTRACT] [PDF SLIDES]

Nail Gumerov and Ramani Duraiswami,
 "Lecture 7: FMM for the Solution of Helmholtz’ Equation"

[ABSTRACT] [PDF SLIDES]



Nonequilibrium Interface Dynamics (NID03) Tutorial Lectures

[NID03 Workshop Homepage]

Isabel Beichl, "Fast Methods for Sampling from a Dynamic pdf
Part I: Fast Methods, Some up-front Cost."
, 10-16-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Francis Sullivan, "Fast Methods for Sampling from a Dynamic pdf
Part II: Very Fast Methods, Additional up-front cost"
, 10-17-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Theodore Einstein, "Fluctuations of Steps and Island Edges: Langevin Analysis Confronts Experimental and Numerical Data", 10-17-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Theodore Einstein, "Distribution of Step Spacing on Misoriented Surfaces: Fermion in 1D, From Simple Models to Random Matrix Theory", 10-15-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Robert Pego, "Mean-field Agglomeration Models, Stochastic Effects", 10-14-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Robert Pego, "Diffusion-driven Coarsening: Lifshitz-Slyozov-Wagner Models of Ostwald Ripening and Rigorous Upper Bounds"", 10-14-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Robert Pego, "Sharp and Diffuse Models of Interface Dynamics", 10-13-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Ellen Williams, "Equilibrium Fluctuations and Evolution of Morphology", 10-14-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]

Ellen Williams, "Equilibrium Morphology and Morphological Transitions", 10-13-2003

[ABSTRACT] [SLIDES]
   

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