Talks

This page contains some of my recent talks, in reverse order. (This is quite incomplete as I often don't find the time to update this.)

2018

  • 29.06.18 6th IMA Conference on Numerical Linear Algebra and Optimization, Birmingham.
  • 18.06.18 Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge.
  • 06.05.18 SIAM Applied Linear Algebra Conference, Hong Kong.
  • 13.03.18 University of Edinburgh
  • 05.03.18 INI Cambridge

2017

  • 14.12.17 SAMBa SLS, Bath
  • 20.10.17 Applied Mathematics Seminar, University of Warwick
  • 12.09.17 SciCADE 2017, Bath
  • 19.06.17 Householder Symposium XX, Virginia Tech, USA
  • 16.06.17 SIAM IMA Chapter Conference, Reading
  • 03.05.17 SIAM IMA Chapter Conference, Cambridge
  • 21.03.17 University of Kent
  • 01.02.17 ICMS Workshop Mathematics for Measurement, Edinburgh

2016

  • 27.07.16 Fraunhofer Institute Chemnitz, Germany
  • 26.07.16 TU Berlin, Germany
  • 11.07.16 KU Leuven, Belgium, ILAS Conference
  • 06.07.16 Universities of Bath and Koc, Workshop on Applied and Numerical Analysis, with Applications to Differential Equations, Optimization and Eigenvalue Problems
  • 19.05.16 University of Oxford
  • 01.03.16 University of Southampton, Applied Mathematics Seminar (website)
  • 02.02.16 University of Cardiff, Applied and Computational Mathematics Seminar (website)
  • 11.01.16 Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, 14th Annual Bath - RAL Numerical Analysis Day (website)

2015

  • 09.12.15 ChristMaths Lecture, University of Bath.
  • 18.11.15 Scientific Computation and Industrial and Applied Mathematics Seminar, The University of Nottingham. (website)
  • 26.10.15 SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra 2015, Atlanta, USA. (website)
  • 17.07.15 Forschungsseminar Scientific Computing, TU Chemnitz, Germany: Data assimilation in numerical weather prediction as a very large inverse problem. (website)
  • 25.06.15 University of Strathclyde, 26th Biennial Conference on Numerical Analysis (website): Preconditioners for two-sided eigenvalue problems.
  • 18.06.15 Seminar Numerische Mathematik, TU Berlin, Germany: Data assimilation as a very large inverse problem - an introduction. (website)
  • 16.06.15 CSC Seminar, MPI Magdeburg, Germany: Computing defective eigenpairs in parameter-dependent eigenproblems. (website)
  • 09.06.15 SIAM Student Chapter Workshop, Magdeburg, Germany: Lifting the Fog - An Introduction to Data Assimilation in Numerical Weather Prediction. (website)
  • 24.04.15 Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing Seminar, University of Manchester (website)
  • 16.04.15 Numerical Analysis Seminar, KTH Stockholm, Sweden: Computing defective eigenpairs in parameter-dependent eigenproblems (website)
  • 30.03.15 The 4th Joint British Mathematical Colloquium and British Applied Mathematics Colloquium, University of Cambridge: Regularisation techniques in variational data assimilation, and minisymposium on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing (website)
  • 06.03.15 The Prince's Teaching Institute Numerical Analysis CPD day, London: The Mathematics of Google (website)
  • 03.03.15 Founders Day, University of Bath, Panel Discussion (website)
  • 04.02.15 Imperial College London, CDT Mathematics of Planet Earth Wednesday Seminar. (website)
  • 07.01.15 University of Bath, Postgraduate Away Day 2015: How to write a good (maths) Ph.D. thesis. How to write a good maths paper. Life in academia. Here are the thesis templates and HD forms.

2014

  • 30.09.14 University of Reading, Mathematics Seminars and Colloquia (website): Preconditioners for two-sided eigenvalue problems and applications to model order reduction.
  • 15.09.14 Pseudospectra of operators: spectral singularities, semiclassics, pencils and random matrices, ICMS Workshop, Edinburgh, Scotland (website): A quadratically convergent algorithm for matrix distance problems. (invited)
  • 15.07.14 Joint ALAMA-GAMM/ANLA Meeting, Barcelona, Spain (website): Computing defective eigenpairs in parameter-dependent eigenproblems. (invited plenary)
  • 27.06.14 Tegernsee Workshop Max-Planck-Institute, Ringberg Castle, Tegernsee, Germany (website): Calculating the $H_\infty$-norm.
  • 10.06.14 Householder Symposium XIX, Spa, Belgium (website): Calculating the $H_\infty$-norm and the Real Stability Radius. (invited plenary)
  • 12.05.14 University of Dundee, Scotland, International Workshop on Numerical Methods and Emerging Computational Challenges in Mathematical Biology (website): Data assimilation as an inverse problem: mathematical theory and computational challenges.
  • 23.04.14 Manchester Workshop on Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems NEP14 (website): Solving eigenvalue problems and matrix nearness problems using the implicit determinant method (Poster)
  • 04.04.14 University College London, Inverse Problems Seminar Series (website): Data assimilation as an inverse problem: mathematical theory and computational challenges.
  • 28.03.14 University of Bath, Numerical Analysis Seminar (website): Making sense of observations: The Kalman filter.

2013

  • 21.11.13 Talk at the Bath German Society.
  • 13.11.13 Talk to 1st year students on Data Assimilation for Numerical Weather Prediction.
  • 18.10.13 TU Hamburg-Harburg, Seminar (website): Preconditioners for two-sided eigenvalue problems and applications to model order reduction.
  • 29.08.13 ENUMATH 2013 Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland: (website): Computing Jordan blocks in parameter-dependent eigenproblems.
  • 18.07.13 UCL in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Seminar (website): Calculating the $H_{\infty}$-norm and the distance to instability using the implicit determinant method. (invited)
  • 26.06.13 University of Strathclyde, 25th Biennial Conference on Numerical Analysis (website): Data assimilation as an inverse problem: theory and computational challenges.
  • 04.06.13 18th ILAS Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, USA: (website): Calculating the $H_{\infty}$-norm using the implicit determinant method.
  • 02.05.13 University of Cambridge, Applied and Computational Analysis Seminar (website): Data assimilation as an inverse problem: mathematical theory and computational challenges. (invited)
  • 04.04.13 SANUM 2013, 37th South African Symposium on Numerical and Applied Mathematics, Stellenbosch, South Africa (website): Fast computation of the stability radius of a matrix.
  • 31.01.13 University of Bath, Postgraduate Away Day 2013: How to write a good (maths) Ph.D. thesis. How to write a good maths paper. Life in academia. Here are the thesis templates and HD forms.

2012

  • 19.11.12 University of Leeds, (website): Regularization parameter estimation and resolution of sharp fronts in variational data assimilation. (invited)
  • 14.11.12 University of Nottingham, (website): Regularization parameter estimation and resolution of sharp fronts in variational data assimilation. (invited)
  • 28.08.12 University of Münster, Germany (website): Regularization parameter estimation and resolution of sharp fronts in variational data assimilation.
  • 21.06.12 SIAM Conference on Applied Linear Algebra 2012, Valencia, Spain (website): A quadratically convergent algorithm for matrix distance problems.
  • 29.03.12 University of Greenwich, Leslie Comrie Seminar Series (website): Regularisation methods in data assimilation. (invited)
  • 06.03.12 5th International Conference on High Performance Scientific Computing, Hanoi, Vietnam (website): Solving Matrix Nearness Problems using the Implicit Determinant Method.
  • 03.02.12 University of Bath, Postgraduate Away Day 2012: How to write a good (maths) Ph.D. thesis. Here is the handout and here are the thesis templates and HD forms.

2011

2010

  • 20.10.10, University of Bristol, Statistics Seminar (website): Resolution of sharp fronts in the presence of model error in variational data assimilation. (invited)
  • 16.09.10, Oxford University, Workshop on Optimization, Design and Control (website): Resolution of sharp fronts in the presence of model error in variational data assimilation. (invited)
  • 07.09.10 K.U. Leuven, Belgium, Seminars on Optimization in Engineering (website): Solving matrix nearness problems using the implicit determinant method. (invited)
  • 13.05.10 Bath Race Course, Postgraduate Away Day 2010: Writing a Research Paper in Mathematics.
  • 23.03.10 Universität Karlsruhe, 81st Annual Meeting of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (GAMM) (website): Resolution of sharp fronts in the presence of model error in variational data assimilation.
  • 18.03.10 Universität Siegen, Oberseminar Geomathematik (website): Resolution of sharp fronts in the presence of model error in variational data assimilation. (invited)
  • 11.02.10 Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Computational Mathematics and Applications Seminar (website): Resolution of sharp fronts in the presence of model error in variational data assimilation. (invited)
  • 01.02.10 UK MetOffice, Exeter (website), Exeter - Bath - Met Office meeting: Resolution of sharp fronts in the presence of model error in variational data assimilation
  • 29.01.10 University of Bath, Postgraduate Away Day 2010: Writing your Ph.D. thesis. Here are the templates which you are welcome to use.

2009

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2003