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May 13, 2015: Capturing Enzyme Evolution in silico

  • 12:49PM Apr 15, 2015
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Capturing Enzyme Evolution in silico May 13, 2015 from 2:00 p.m. in KOL-G-201 UZH Aula (aperitif after the lecture) Prof. Dame Janet M. Thornton Director EMBL-EBI Abstract: Enzyme activity is essential for almost all aspects of life.  With completely sequenced genomes, the full complement of enzymes in an organism can be defined, and 3D structures […]

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April 27, 2015: Delayed dynamical systems in engineering: where the rubber meets the road, Gabor Stepan

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Delayed dynamical systems in engineering: where the rubber meets the road April 27, 2015 from 2:15 p.m. in HG F 30 (aperitif after the lecture) Prof. Gabor Stepan Budapest University of Technology and Economics Abstract: Delay differential equations have an increasing share in mathematical models of engineering since some relevant problems of control theory, mechanical-, […]

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April, 2015: Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos is elected as SIAM fellow

  • 4:18PM Apr 11, 2015
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Prof. Petros Koumoutsakos has been elected as a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for pioneering work in numerical methods, high-performance computing, multiscale modeling, computational fluid dynamics, and computational biology.

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March 26, 2015: Petascale Computing and High-Precision Arithmetic: Applications and Challenges, Prof. D. Bailey

  • 9:00AM Feb 05, 2015
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Petascale Computing and High-Precision Arithmetic: Applications and Challenges Thrursday, March 26, 2015, 17:15, HG F 30 AudiMAX, ETH Zurich (an apero will follow at approx. 18:15) Prof. David H. Bailey Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (retired) and University of California, Davis Abstract: State-of-the-art high-performance computing systems, which feature performance rates over 30 quadrillion floating-point operations per […]

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Feb. 25, 2015: Multilevel Monte Carlo Methods, Prof. Mike Giles

  • 9:00AM Feb 05, 2015
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Multilevel Monte Carlo Methods Wednesday, Feb.25, 2015, 17:15, ML E 12, ETH Zurich (an apero will follow at approx. 18:15) Prof. Mike Giles Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford Abstract Multilevel Monte Carlo methods, developed independently by Stefan Heinrich and Mike Giles in different stochastic contexts, can be viewed as a hierarchical control variate approach to […]

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