Past Seminars Archive
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 XRay 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 FloodControl Infrastructure Systems
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: Samuli Siltanen, Professor of Industrial Mathematics, University of Helsinki
Title: Regularized Dbar 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 subspacebased 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 cineMR 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 fluidstructure 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 5079, 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: JeongRock 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 WebBased 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: Tray Imaging
Thursday, March 18, 2004
Inverse Problems Seminar
Speaker: JuneYub 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, timereversal, and automatic frequency tuning
Thursday, February 13, 2003
Speaker: Prof. Roysam
Title: Attenuation Correction in Confocal Laser Microscopes: A Novel TwoView 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 waveequation approach
Host: Prof. Joyce McLaughlin
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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