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PRESENTATIONS

This page contains talks and posters I have presented at conferences as well as for school projects. This material is (sometimes) not published elsewhere, so I thought I would post them here in case they are of interest or use for other researchers/students.

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2017

SC2017 SC2017 SC2017
Totality! Predicting the Corona of the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse
Ronald M. Caplan, Zoran Mikić, Cooper Downs, Jon A. Linker, Pete Riley, Roberto Lionello, Tibor Török, Viacheslav Titov, Janvier Wijaya
Poster and talk presented at the NASA exhibitor booth at
Super Computing (SC) 17. November 12th-16th, 2017. Denver, Colorado, USA.
Click here to view details on the NASA SC17 page.
This work was awarded HPCwire's 2017 Readers Choice Award for "Top HPC-Enabled Scientific Achievement".

SPD2017 Using Coronal Hole Maps to Constrain MHD Models
Ronald M. Caplan, Cooper Downs, Zoran Mikic, and Jon A. Linker.
Poster presented at the
48th meeting of the Solar Physics Division of the American Astronomical Society.
August 21st-25th, 2017. Portland, Oregon, USA.


GTC2017 Potential Field Solutions of the Solar Corona:
Converting a PCG Solver from MPI to MPI+OpenACC

Ronald M. Caplan, Jon A. Linker, and Zoran Mikic.
Talk given at the 2017
NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference.
May 8th-11th, 2017. San Jose, California, USA.
The talk was recorded and can be viewed here.
Further details were presented at the user-feedback session of the July 24th, 2017 OpenACC Technical Committeee Meeting.
Those slides can be viewed here.

2016

AGU2016 A Free Database of Auto-detected Full-sun Coronal Hole Maps
Ronald M. Caplan, Cooper Downs, and Jon A. Linker.
Poster presented at the 2016
Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
December 12th-16th, 2016. San Francisco, California, USA.


SPD2017 Advancing parabolic operators in thermodynamic MHD models:
Explicit super time-stepping vs. implicit methods with Krylov solvers

Ronald M. Caplan, Zoran Mikic, Jon A. Linker, and Roberto Lionello.
Poster presented at
Super Computing (SC) 16.
November 13th-18th, 2016. Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
The extended two-page abstract can be viewed here

SHINE2016 A freely available 4-yr database of synchronic full-sun EUV and coronal hole maps
Ronald M. Caplan, Cooper Downs, and Jon A. Linker.
Poster presented at the 2016
SHINE Meeting.
July 11th-15th, 2016. Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.


AGU2016 Advancing parabolic operators in thermodynamic MHD models:
Explicit super time-stepping versus implicit schemes with Krylov solvers

Ronald M. Caplan, Zoran Mikic, Jon A. Linker, and Roberto Lionello.
Talk given at the
ASTRONUM 2016.
June 6th-10th, 2016. Monterey, California, USA.
Click here to read the conference proceedings paper.

AGU2016 Non-uniform diffusion of the Solar surface magnetic field:
Code acceleration using OpenACC for both GPUs and x86

Ronald M. Caplan, Cooper Downs, and Zoran Mikic.
Poster presented at the 2016
NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference.
April 4th-7th, 2016. San Jose, California, USA.


2015

AGU2015 Full-sun synchronic EUV and coronal hole mapping using multi-instrument images:
Data and software made available

Ronald M. Caplan, Cooper Downs, and Jon A. Linker.
Talk given at the 2015
Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
December 14th-18th, 2015. San Francisco, California, USA.


SC2015 SC2015 Unlocking the Secrets of Solar Storms
Ronald M. Caplan, Cooper Downs, Jon A. Linker, Roberto Lionello, Zoran Mikić, Pete Riley, Viacheslav Titov, Tibor Török
Poster and talk presented at the NASA exhibitor booth at
Super Computing (SC) 15
November 15th-20th, 2015. Austin, Texas, USA.
Click here to view details on the NASA SC15 page.

2014

AGU2014 Automatic Time-Dependent Coronal Hole Maps using Synchronized Multi-instrument EUV Data
Ronald M. Caplan, Cooper Downs, and Jon A. Linker.
Poster presented at the 2014
Fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU).
December 15th-19th, 2014. San Francisco, California, USA.


2013

AGU2016 Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation Multidimensional Matlab-based GPU-accelerated Integrators using Compact high-order schemes
Ronald M. Caplan and Ricardo Carretero.
Poster presented at the 2013
NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference.
March 24th-27th, 2013. San Jose, California, USA.


2011

SIAMPDE2011 NLSEmagic: Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation Multidimensional Matlab-based GPU-accelerated Integrators using Compact High-order Schemes
Ronald M. Caplan, and Ricardo Carretero.
Talk given at the 2011
SIAM Conference on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations
November 14th-17th, 2011. San Diego, California, USA.


IMACS2011 Vortex Ring Dynamics and interactions in the Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation
Ronald M. Caplan, and Ricardo Carretero.
Talk given at the 2011
The 7th IMACS International Conference on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Wave Phenomena: Computation and Theory
April 4th-7th, 2011. Athens, Georgia, USA.


2008

JMM2008 Azimuthal Modulation Stability for Vortices in the Focusing Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation
Ronald M. Caplan, Ricardo Carretero, Enam Hoq, and Panayotis G. Kevrekidis.
Talk given at the 2008
Joint Mathematics Meeting
January 6th-9th, 2008. San Diego, California, USA.



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