Dr Linda Petzold, University of California Santa Barbara, was the 2008 AMSI Lecturer.
Dr Petzold is Professor in the Department of Computer Science (Chair 2003–2007) and in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Director of the Computational Science and Engineering Program at UC, Santa Barbara. She is a member of the US National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and a former Vice President of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
Her research interests include Numerical ODEs, DAEs and PDEs, scientific computing.
She was plenary speaker at the 14th Biennial Computational Techniques and Applications Conference (CTAC) and completed an AMSI-sponsored lecture tour of Australia, speaking at a number of member institutions. Her interesting multidisciplinary talks included Computational Methods for Phase Response Analysis of Circadian Clocks, Multiscale Simulation of Copper Electrodeposition and Multiscale Simulation of Biochemical Systems.
13 – 25 July
- Computational Methods for Phase Response Analysis of Circadian Clocks
- Multiscale Simulation of Copper Electrodeposition
- Multiscale Simulation of Biochemical Systems