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Spring 2013 Seminar

Monday, April 1, 2013
Joint Inverse Problems/Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Kui Ren
Title: Inverse Problems in Quantitiative Fluorescence PAT


Fall 2012 Seminars

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Mathematical Sciences Colloquium (host: Joyce McLaughlin)
Speaker: Guillaume Bal, Columbia University
Title: Hybrid Inverse Problems

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Joint Inverse Problems/Mathematical Sciences Colloquium Seminar
Speaker: Maarten V. de Hoop, Purdue University
Title: Local analysis of the inverse boundary value problem for the Helmholtz equation and iterative reconstruction


Spring 2012 Seminar

Friday, April 6th, 2012
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Anointette Maniatty, Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, RPI
Title: An Inverse Approach to Interpreting X-Ray Microbeam Diffraction Measurements of Electromigration Induced Strains


Spring 2011 Seminar

Monday, April 11th, 2011
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Axel Osses, Center for Mathematical Modeling, University of Chile
Title: Inverse problems in lithospheric flexure and viscoelasticity        


Summer 2010 Seminar

Thursday, July 15th, 2010
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Daniel Renzi
, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar
Title: High Order Methods for the Eikonal Equation


Spring 2010 Seminars

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Mourad Zhegal, Civil and Environmental Engineering, RPI

Title: Development of a Multiscale Monitoring and Health Assessment Framework for Effective Management of Levees and Flood-Control Infrastructure Systems 

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Samuli Siltanen, Professor of Industrial Mathematics, University of Helsinki
Title: Regularized D-bar method for the inverse conductivity problem  


Fall 2009 Seminar

Friday, November 20, 2009
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Steve Roecker,
Earth and Environmental Sciences, RPI
Title: Full Waveform Teleseismic Tomography: Imaging the Earth with Distant Earthquakes


Spring 2009 Seminars

Friday, February 13, 2009
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Edwin Marengo,
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University,
Main current areas are compressive sensing, signal subspace-based imaging, and electromagnetic theory.
Title: A New Theory of the Generalized Optical Theorem: Scalar, Vector and Dyadic Field Systems

Thursday, April 23rd
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Assad Oberai,
Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, RPI
Title: Krylov subspace methods in focusing and imaging


Fall 2008 Seminar

Friday, November 7th
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Wilkins Aquino, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Title: Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) for Model Reduction and Basis Enrichment in the Generalized Finite Element Method


Spring 2008 Seminars

Thursday, February 14, 2008
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Maria Cameron, Courant Institute, New York University
Title: Seismic Velocity Estimation from Time Migration

Thursday, March 27, 2008
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Professor Brett Borden, Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Monterey, California
Title: EM Scattering Approximations: Radar Imaging and ad hoc Patches
Host: Margaret Cheney

Thursday, April 10, 2008
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Professor George Biros, Penn Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics
Title:Cardiac motion estimation from cine-MR images
Host: Assad Oberai

Thursday, April 24, 2008
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Dr. Allison Malcolm, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Title: A series approach to multiply scattered waves in inverse problems
Host: Margaret Cheney


Fall 2007 Seminars

Friday, October 5, 2007
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Professor Isaac Herari, Professor from Tel Aviv University, currently visiting Duke University
Title: Direct Computation of Inverse Potential Problems with Interior Data

Friday, November 9, 2007
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Venky Krishnan, Tufts University
Title: Support Theorems for the Geodesic Ray Transform on Riemannian Manifolds
Host: Birsen Yacizi


Spring 2007 Seminars

Wednesday, January 31, 2007
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Lucy Zhang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Title: Numerical modeling of fluid-structure interactions

Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Maureen Long, Carnegie Institution of Washington

Title: "Probing deformation in the Earth's mantle using shear wave splitting intensity tomography."

Wednesday, April 4, 2007
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Gonzalo Feijoo, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Title: "Inverse scattering using shape analysis"

Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Yoram Bresler, Coordinated Science Laboratory and Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering and BioEngineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Title: Sampling Theory and Adaptive Acquisition for Cardiac MRI


Spring 2006 Seminars

Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Inverse Problems Graduate student/Postdoc Seminar
Speaker: Trond Varslot
Title:
Wavefront aberration correction in medical ultrasound imaging

Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Assad Oberai
Title:
Computational and Mechanical Aspects of Biomechanical Imaging

Tuesday, February 7, 2006
Inverse Problems Graduate student/Postdoc Seminar
Speaker: Kiwoon Kwon
Title:
Born expansion and Frechet derivatives in Diffuse Optical Tomography

Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Inverse Problems Graduate student/Postdoc Seminar
Speaker: Polina Jeglov
Title: Reducing the Number of Grid Points Per Wavelength in 3D Wave Propagation Calculations

Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Inverse Problems Graduate student/Postdoc Seminar
Speaker: Ning Zhang
Title:
Overview of the content of Chapter 2, titled "Classical Regularization Methods", from the text, Computational and Statistical Methods for Inverse Problems, by Jari Kaipio and Erkki Somersalo.

Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Inverse Problems Graduate student/Postdoc Seminar
Speaker: Burak Alacam
Title:
Extended Kalman Filtering for Modeling and Analysis of Fluorescence Agent Pharmacokinetics using NIR Optical Methods

Tuesday, March 7, 2006
Inverse Problems Graduate student/Postdoc Seminar
Speaker: Eunyoung Park and Jeremy McNamara
Title:
Statistical Inversion Theory Chapter Three, pages 50-79, from the text
Computational and Statistical Methods for Inverse Problems, Jari P. Kaipio and Erikki Somersalo

Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Assad Oberai
Title:
A convex objective functional for elliptic inverse problems by Gockenbach and Khan.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Inverse Problems Graduate student/Postdoc Seminar
Speaker: Ahmed Serdaroglu
Title: 3.4 Gaussian Desities, 3.5 Interpreting the Posterior Distribution, and 3.6 Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods, from the text Computational and Statistical Methods for Inverse Problems, Jari P. Kaipio and Erikki Somersalo

Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Eldar Giladi
Title:
Asymptotically derived basis functions for the Helmholtz equation

Tuesday, April 18, 2006
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Alexander Katsevitch
Title:
Improved Cone Beam Local Tomography


Fall 2005 Seminars

Tuesday, September 13, 2005
Inverse Problems Seminar/Joint with Math Colloquium
Speaker: Joyce R. McLaughlin, RPI
Title: Tissue Shear Stiffness Imaging Using Ultrasound or MR data

Monday, October 3, 2005
Inverse Problems Seminar/Joint with Math Colloquium
Speaker: Chrysoula Tsogka, University of Chicago
Title: "The fictitious domain method and applications in wave propagation problems"


Spring 2005 Seminars

Tuesday, May 3, 2005
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Birsen Yazici, Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, RPI
Title: Harmonic analysis in radar and medical imaging

Tuesday, March 22, 2005
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Jens Klein, Mathematical Sciences, RPI
Title:
Problems in Synthetic Aperture Radar

Tuesday, March 8, 2005
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Rob McCaffrey, Earth and Environmental Sciences, RPI
Title:
Block model of western US kinematics from inversion of geodetic, fault slip, and earthquake data

Tuesday, March 1, 2005
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Jeong-Rock Yoon, Mathematical Sciences, RPI
Title:
Transient elastography in anisotropic media to distinguish malignancy of tumor

February 23, 2005
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker:
Rob McCaffrey
Title: Block model of western US kinematics from inversion of geodetic, Fault slip, and earthquake data


Fall 2004 Seminars

Tuesday, October 12th, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Jari Kaipio, University of Kuopio, Department of Applied Physics
Title:
Computational methods for electrical impedance tomography

Thursday, October 28th, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: George Xu, School of Engineering, RPI
Title:
Inverse Radiation Treatment Planning Using Adjoint Monte Carlo method and 3D Ultrasound

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Charles Williams, Earth and Environmental Sciences, RPI
Title:
Development of a Web-Based Environment for Inverse Modeling of Deformation Data at Subduction Zones

Monday, November 29th, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Elisa Konofagou, Columbia University, Biomedical Imaging
Title:
Imaging Mechanical Properties of Tissues - Theory, Methods and Applications


Spring 2004 Seminars

Thursday, January 22, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: David Isaacson
, Mathematical Sciences, RPI
Title:
Electrical Impedance Tomography

Thursday, February 5, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: John Schotland, University of Pennsylvania
Title:
Tomography with Diffusing Photons
Host: Joyce McLaughlin

Thursday, February 12, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Hua Zhong
Title:
T-ray Imaging

Thursday, March 18, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: June-Yub Lee, New York University Courant Institute
Title: Numerical methods in Magnetic Resonance Electrical Impedance Tomography


Spring 2003 Seminars

Thursday, February 6, 2003
Speaker: Margaret Cheney, Mathematical Sciences, RPI
Title:
Optimal measurements, time-reversal, and automatic frequency tuning

Thursday, February 13, 2003
Speaker: Prof. Roysam
Title:
Attenuation Correction in Confocal Laser Microscopes: A Novel Two-View Approach, and Associated Inverse Problems

Thursday, March 6, 2003
Speaker: Professor Roecker
Title:
Imaging the Earth with Teleseismic Phase Conversions


Spring 2002 Seminars

Thursday, February 28, 2002
Speaker: Ji Lin, Mathematical Sciences, RPI
Title: Stiffness identification in biological tissue

Thursday, February 28, 2002
Speaker: Liz Rachele, SUNY Albany
Title:
Inverse Problems for Elastic Media

Thursday, March 7, 2002
Speaker: Prof. Steve Roecker, Earth and Environmental Sciences, RPI
Title:
Imaging the San Andreas Fault in Parkfield, California

Thursday, April 4, 2002
Speaker: Prof. Nick Zarabas, Cornell University
Title:
Inverse problems with overspecified boundary conditions in one part of the boundary and insufficient conditions in another.

Thursday, April 9, 2002
Speaker: Assistant Prof. Suvranu De, Sc. D, Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, RPI
Title:
Virtual Laparoscopic Surgery Simulation

Monday, April 15, 2002
Joint Mathematical Sciences Colloquium and Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Prof. Maarten V. deHoop, Colorado School of Mines
Title:
Seismic inverse scattering in the wave-equation approach
Host: Prof. Joyce McLaughli
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Thursday, April 18, 2002
Speaker: Prof. Jeong Rock Yoon, RPI
Title:
Efficient numerical algorithms for magnetic resonance electrical impedance tomography (MREIT)
Host: Prof. Joyce McLaughlin

Thursday, April 25, 2002
Speaker: Yaron Danon, RPI
Title:
Characterization of Thin Coatings using Pulsed Eddy Current Methods
Host: Prof. Joyce McLaughlin

 

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