Recorded Conference Session Video Streams and Presentations

Technical Program
October 22, 2008
October 23, 2008

Executive Summit
October 24, 2008

Technical Program
Wednesday, October 22, 2008
8:15 am - 12:00 noon Session 1 Theme:
Kick Off / Atomic Scale
8:15 am - 10:00 am Video stream for
  • Opening Remarks
  • David Keyes, Columbia University
    HPC Software Technology
    Presentation PDF (4 MB)
  • Bruce Church, Gene Network Sciences
    Achieving Confidence in Mechanism for Drug Discovery and Development
10:30 am - 12 noon Video stream for
  • Shengbai Zhang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Simulating Real Materials for Our Energy Future
  • Chris Marianetti, Columbia University
    Unlocking the Mysteries of Plutonium via High Performance Computing
    Presentation PDF (18 MB)
1:00 pm - 5:15 pm Session 2 Theme:
Molecular Scale
1:00 pm - 3:15 pm Video stream for
  • Tamar Schlick, New York University
    Biomolecular Simulation on Advanced Computing
    Platforms is Biology's New Microscope
  • Rob Rizzo, Stony Brook University
    Targeted Drug Design Using Computation
  • Mark Tuckerman, New York University
    Calculating Water's Anomalies from First Principles: Mechanisms of Ion Transport in the Bulk and at Interfaces
    PowerPoint Slides (7.5 MB)
3:45 pm - 5:15 pm Video stream for
  • Angel Garcia, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Theoretical and Computational Models of Biomolecular Dynamics and Function
  • Paulette Clancy, Cornell University
    Using HPC to Optimize Molecular Design and Materials Processing for High-mobility Materials for Solar Cells and OTFTs
    Presentation PDF (18 MB)
Technical Program
Thursday, October 23, 2008
8:00 am - 12:15 pm Session 3 Theme:
Continuum Scale
8:00 am - 10:15 am Video stream for
  • Ken Jansen, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Toward Petascale Adaptive Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Roman Samulyak, Brookhaven National Laboratory
    Simulations of Multiphase Magnetohydrodynamic Flows for Nuclear  Fusion Applications
    PowerPoint Slides (10 MB)
  • Kirk Jordan, IBM
    High Performance Computing Simulations Enable Breakthroughs in Science and Engineering
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Video stream for
  • Anurag Gupta, General Electric Global Research
    Multi-Scale Computations in Energy and Propulsion Systems
  • David Heine, Corning, Inc
    Multiscale Modeling of Lipid Bilayer Interactions with Solid Substrates
    PowerPoint Slides (3.5 MB)
1:10 pm - 5:30 pm Session 4 Theme:
System Scale / Computing Technologies
1:10 pm - 3:10 pm Video stream for
  • Tom Furlani, University of Buffalo
    Solving the "last mile of computing problem" - Developing
    Portals to Enable Simulation-based Science and Engineering

    PowerPoint Slides (10 MB)
  • Will Schroeder, Kitware
    High Performance Visualization
  • Karl Runge, Gene Network Sciences
    Implementation of the GNS Reverse Engineering Process at the CCNI
3:35 pm - 5:30 pm Video stream for
  • Eugene Feinberg, Stony Brook University
    Improving Reliability and Performance of Electric Power Grids by Using High Performance Computing
    PowerPoint Slides (700 KB)
  • Joe Walsh, Simmetrix
    Automation Components for Simulation-based Engineering
    PowerPoint Slides (4 MB)
  • Chris Carothers, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Time Warp Discrete-Event Simulations on Terascale Supercomputers
  • Technical Program Closing
Executive Summit
Friday, October 24, 2008
9:00 am - 12:15 pm Session 5
 
Executive Summit
9:00 am - 10:30 am Video stream for  
Welcome
John E. Kolb, Vice President for Information Services and Technology and Chief Information Officer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 
Welcoming Remarks
The Honorable Shirley Ann Jackson, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 
Introductory Remarks by Panelists
John E. Kelly, III, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, IBM
 
Walter M. Polansky, Research Division Acting Director, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research
 
Robert F. Brammer, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Northrop Grumman Information Technology Sector
 
Ed Reinfurt, Executive Director, NYSTAR
 
The Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa, Circuit Judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
10:45 am - 12:15 pm Video stream for  
Panel Discussion
Robert F. Brammer, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Northrop Grumman Information Technology
 
The Honorable Arthur J. Gajarsa, Circuit Judge on the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
 
John E. Kelly, III, Senior Vice President and Director of Research, IBM
 
Walter M. Polansky, Research Division Acting Director, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research
 
Ed Reinfurt, Executive Director, NYSTAR
 
Moderator:  John E. Kolb, Vice President for Information Services and Technology and Chief Information Officer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
updated: 2008-10-24