Uncertainty Analysis in Complex, Multi-Physics Applications

Stanford PSAAP Center
July 25-26 2008
Stanford University

Preliminary Agenda
Friday July 25, 2008 – Location Bldg 260, RM 113, Stanford University
08.30-08.50 Breakfast    
08.50-09.00 Welcome P. Moin Stanford
09.00-09.40 Uncertainty Analysis in Turbulent Flow Simulations G. Iaccarino Stanford
09.40-10.20 Modeling Issues in uncertainty quantification: reduced
models, multi-scale models, and probabilistic chaos
R. Ghanem USC
10.20-10.40 Coffee Break    
10.40-11.20 Polynomial chaos approach to uncertainty quantification in multi-scale flow models O. Knio J. Hopkins
11.20-12.00 V&V and UQ for PDEs with random coefficients R. Tempone Florida State
12.00-13.30 Lunch Break    
13.30-14.10 Experiences with non-intrusive polynomial chaos and stochastic collocation methods for uncertainty analysis and design M. Eldred SANDIA
14.10-14.50 Uncertainty quantification in systems modeled by elliptic equations with random coefficients B. Rozovsky Brown
14.50-15-30 Probabilistic modeling of aerothermal and thermal
protection material response uncertainties
M. Wright NASA
15.30-15.50 Coffee Break    
15.50-16.30 Use of adjoint operators in the sensitivity analysis for differential equations D. Estep Colorado State
16.30-17.10 A Multi-step uncertainty quantification approach for large scale multi-physics applications C. Tong LLNL
17.10-18.00 Open discussion    
Saturday July 26, 2008 – Location Bldg 260, RM 113, Stanford University
08.30-09.00 Breakfast    
09.00-09.40 Efficient UQ algorithms based on generalized polynomial chaos D. Xiu Purdue
09.40-10.20 Estimating the uncertainty in the coefficients of elliptic equations From sparse and noisy observations of the solution G. Papanicolaou Stanford
10.20-10.40 Coffee Break    
10.40-11.20 Uncertainty quantification: error bars for simulation based design J. Glimm SUNY Stony Brook
11.20-12.00 A framework for analyzing the epistemic uncertainty in validation J. Red-Horse SANDIA
12.00-13.30 Lunch Break    
13.30-14.10 Structure-exploiting Bayesian Inversion O. Ghattas U. Texas Austin
14.10-14.50 Low Rank Approximation of High Dimensional Stochastic Problems. A. Doostan Stanford
14.50-15.30 Quantified Metrics and Uncertainty - A Probabilistic Approach T. Wallstrom LANL
15.30-15.50 Coffee Break    
15.50-16.30 Multimodel approach based on evidence theory for reducing uncertainty in simulations S. Poroseva Florida State
16.30-17.10 Computation of certification margins from Concentration of Measure Inequalities H. Owhadi Caltech
17.10-18.00 Open discussion and wrap-up    

List of Confirmed Participants

Alireza Doostan Stanford University
Michael Eldred Sandia National Laboratories
Don Estep UC Boulder
Roger Ghanem University of Southern California
Omar Ghattas University of Texas Austin
James Glimm SUNY Stony Brook
Gianluca Iaccarino Stanford University
Omar Knio Johns Hopkins University
Michael Ortiz California Institute of Technology
Houman Owhadi California Institute of Technology
George Papanicolaou Stanford University
John Red-Horse Sandia National Laboratories
Boris Rozovsky Brown University
Raul Tempone Florida state university
Tim Wallstrom LANL
Dongbin Xiu Purdue University


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