Plenary Speakers

Yuri Bazilevs

University of California, San Diego

Omar Ghattas

The University of Texas at Austin

Joydeep Ghosh

The University of Texas at Austin

Leo Grady


Robert Moser

The University of Texas at Austin

Michael Sacks

The University of Texas at Austin

Jessica Zhang

Carnegie Mellon University


Tom O'Leary-Roseberry
ICES, UT-Austin
Brendan Keith
ICES, UT-Austin
Gopal Yalla
ICES, UT-Austin
Max Bremer
ICES, UT-Austin
Tim Smith
ICES, UT-Austin
Joshua Chen
ICES, UT-Austin
Todd Arbogast
ICES, UT-Austin


The conference will take place in the Peter O'Donnell Building (POB)

A list of oral presentations can be found here

The book of abstracts can be found here


10:00 am
Registration (POB Lobby)
12:00 pm
Welcoming Remarks (2.302)
12:10 pm
Jessica Zhang (2.302)
1:00 pm
Omar Ghattas (2.302)
1:50 pm
2:05 pm
Optimization and UQ A (2.402)
Numerical Methods & PDEs A (6.304)
3:30 pm
3:40 pm
Optimization and UQ B (2.402)
Numerical Methods & PDEs B (6.304)
5:00 pm
5:30 pm
Poster Session (6.102)
8:00 pm
End of Day 1


8:00 am
Coffee and Snacks (POB Lobby)
8:30 pm
Michael Sacks (2.302)
9:20 am
9:30 am
Numerical Methods & PDEs C (2.302)
CS and Data Science (2.402)
Biology A (6.304)
10:50 am
11:00 am
Joydeep Ghosh (2.302)
11:50 am
Group Photo & Poster Prize Announcement
12:10 pm
1:10 pm
Robert Moser (2.302)
2:00 pm
2:10 pm
Fluid Mechanics (2.302)
Geological and Structural Mechanics (6.304)
3:50 pm
4:00 pm
Yuri Bazilevs (2.302)
5:00 pm
End of Day 2


8:30 am
Coffee and Snacks (POB Lobby)
9:00 am
Leo Grady (2.302)
9:50 am
10:10 am
Biology B (2.302)
Numerical Methods & PDEs D (2.402)
12:00 pm
End of Day 3

  • Abstract Submission Instructions

    Deadline: August 7, 2017

    Abstract submission deadline: August 7, 2017.

    Send to

      We plan to hold minisymposia on the following topics:
    • Numerical Analysis
    • Data Science and Machine Learning
    • Finite Element Methods
    • Bayesian Inference and Inverse Problems
    • Uncertainty Quantification
    • High Performance Computing
    • ... and more!
    * The final list will be decided after the abstract submissions.
  • Registration Information

    Register at the Eventbrite page here

    Early registration deadline: August 21 2017, Fee $40.

    Late registration deadline: September 21, 2017, Fee $50.

  • Travel Awards

    Thanks to the SIAM Texas-Louisiana (TX-LA) Section, there will be 10 travel awards worth $220 for student attendants outside of the Austin area. The conference registration fees will also be waived for all award winners. In order to qualify, applicants must apply to participate in the conference through a talk or a poster.

    Please send CVs and abstracts, as well as a brief expression of interest in the
    award to by Monday, August 7th, 2017.
  • Poster Prize

    In collaboration with the SIAM TX-LA Section, we will be offering $500 in cash prizes for junior researchers in the poster session. Applicants who would like to speak as well as present a poster are invited to do both.
  • Travel and Lodging

    If you are flying to Austin, you will want to use the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).
    Two popular B&B's near campus are the Star of Texas Inn and the Austin Folk House.