Undergraduate Workshop - February 24-25, 2012

Workshop Information

February 24, 2012 - 9:30am - February 25, 2012 - 12:00pm

General Information

As part of its Education and Outreach Program for 2011-2012, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) held a two-day undergraduate workshop on topics of current interest in statistics and applied mathematics. In addition to an overview of current and planned SAMSI Research Programs, the program topic

•    Applications of UQ

was covered in some depth. This workshop was held on February 24-26, 2012 at SAMSI. Participants arrived on Thursday evening and were able to begin their return home by 12 noon on Saturday.  

Schedule

Friday, February 24, 2012
at SAMSI, Room 150

8:30 a.m. Group #1 Shuttle from Radisson to SAMSI
8:45 Group #2 Shuttle from Radisson to SAMSI
9:30-9:15 Registration
9:15-9:30 Welcome and Introduction
Pierre Gremaud, SAMSI
9:30-10:20 Numerical Integration
Dongbin Xiu, Purdue University
10:20-10:50 MATLAB demo
Chia Ying Lee, SAMSI
10:50-11:10 Break
11:10-12:00 From Richardson's Model to Cancer Growth Simulation
Andreas Aristotelous, SAMSI
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-1:50 Importance Sampling in Optical Communication
Richard Moore, New Jersey Institute of Technology
1:50-2:20 R demo
Jenny Brynjarsdottir, SAMSI
2:20-2:50 Break
2:50-3:40 Descriptive Statistics
Ying Sun, SAMSI
3:40-4:40 R Lab related to Ying Sun's presentation
4:40-5:00 Career Options
Pierre Gremaud, SAMSI
5:10 Group #1 Shuttle from SAMSI to Radisson
5:30 Group #2 Shuttle from SAMSI to Radisson
6:00-8:00 Dinner at the Radisson Hotel (Room F/G, 3rd Floor)

Saturday, February 25, 2012
at SAMSI, Room 150

8:15 a.m. Group #1 Shuttle from Radisson to SAMSI
8:30 Group #2 Shuttle from Radisson to SAMSI
8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:50 Sensitivity Analysis Based Uncertainty Quantification
Nate Burch, SAMSI
9:50-10:40 This Means War! Modeling Combat with Applications to Real Time Strategy Games
Alex Chen, SAMSI
10:40-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 MATLAB Lab related to Alex Chen's presentation
12:00 Adjourn
12:00 Group #1 Shuttle from SAMSI to RDU Airport
12:40 Group #2 Shuttle from SAMSI to RDU Airport