4th BSC Severo Ochoa Doctoral Symposium 2017

Date: 02/May/2017 Time: 09:00 - 04/May/2017 Time: 18:00


The Doctorl Symposium will take place in
Barcelona Supercomputing Centre,
within the UPC Campus Nord premises.

Building A3 on the map . Aula Master

Target group: PhD students as well as early stages PostDoc researchers and late stages MSc students in the BSC areas of research and complementing areas.

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Day 1 (2nd of May)

Start time Activity Speaker/s
8.30 h Registration  
9.00h Welcome and opening Mateo Valero, BSC Director
9.20h Event Photo  
Coffee break & First Poster Session 9:40 until 10:30
1 Supporting Real-Time Visual Analytics in Neuroscience Enrique Javier Arriaga Varela
2 Advanced Vector Architectures for Future Applications Adrián Barredo Ferreira
3 Leveraging FPGAs to Accelerate the Query Processing of SQL-Based DataBases Behzad Salami
4 Time-Predictable Parallel Programming Models Maria A. Serrano
5 Protein modelling for enzyme engineering Rubén Cañadas
First Talk Session: HPC & Novel Computer Architectures 10:30 until 12:50
1 Performance Impact of a Slower Main Memory: A case study of STT-MRAM in HPC Kazi Asifuzzaman
2 Aggregating and Managing Memory Capacity Across Computing Nodes in Cloud Environments Luis Angel Garrido
3 Energy Optimizing Methodologies On Heterogeneous Data Centers Rajiv Nishtala
4 Machine Learning Performance Prediction Model for Heterogeneous Systems Daniel Nemirovsky
5 Performance Analysis on the Intel Knights Landing Architecture Michael Wagner
12.50h Lunch break  
14.00h Tutorial part 1 - Deep Learning (Dr Dario Garcia Gasulla): The tutorial will review the basic concepts, will define a few neural network models (including CNN), train them and evaluate their performance for image classification and some other related tasks.  
16.00h Coffee break  
Tutorial part 1 continues
18.00h Adjourn  

Day 2 (3rd of May)

Start time Activity Speaker/s
9.00h Opening of the second day  
Second Talk Session: Mathematics, Algorithms & Computational Sci. 9:10 until 10:30
6 Discovering Ship Navigation Patterns towards Environmental Impact Modeling Alberto Gutiérrez Torre
7 Identification and Characterization of Recurrent Deletions in the Human Genome Promoted by Expression of Transposase-Derived Gene Across Different Tumour Types Elias Rodriguez-Fos
8 Functional implications of the structural genomic rearrangements in cancer Luisa Fernanda Delgado Serrano
9 Exploring the use of mixed precision in NEMO Tintó-Prims
10 ORCHESTRA: An Asyncronous Non-Blocking Didtributed GVT Algorithm Tommaso Tocci
Coffee break & Second Poster Session 10:30 till 11:20
1 Prediction of binding energies upon mutation in 3D-structure-known complexes through PyDock scoring functions Bruno Cuevas Zuviria
2 Impact of Aerosol Microphysical Properties on Mass Scattering Cross Sections Vincenzo Obiso
3 On the suitability of Time-Randomized Processors for Secure and Reliable High-Performance Computing David Trilla
4 Improving Parallelization in Monte Carlo Hybrid Methods for Linear Algebra Oscar A. Esquivel-Flores
5 A case for code-representative microbenchmarks Calvin Bulla
Third Talk Session: Programming Models, Performance analysis & Software Tools 11:20 until 12:40
11 Programming models for mobile environments Francesc-Josep Lordan Gomis
12 GUIDANCE: An Integrated Framework for Large-scale Genome and PhenomeWide Association Studies on Parallel Computing Platforms Marta Guindo-Martínez
13 Testing simple models for street wind conditions in Barcelona Jaime Benavides
14 Web-based tool for the annotation of pathological variants on proteins: PMut 2017 update Víctor López Ferrando
15 Python for HPC geophysical electromagnetic applications: experiences and perspectives Octavio Castillo-Reyes
12.40h Lunch break  
14.00h Tutorial Deep Learning - part 2  
16.00h Coffee break  
Tutorial part 2 continues
18.00h End of the Tutorials and Adjourn  

Day 3 (4th of May)

Start time Activity Speaker/s
9.00h Opening of the third day  
Fourth Talk Session: Simulations & Modeling 9:10 until 10:30
16 Data-Driven Crowd Simulation Hugo Perez
17 A new Reliability-Based Data-Driven approach to Simulation-Based Models Jacobo Ayensa Jiménez
18 Level of Detail for Complex Urban Scenes with Varied Animated Crowds, using XML Leonel Antonio Toledo
19 Effect of Terrain Relief on Dust Transport over Complex Terrains in West Asia Lluís Vendrell
20 pyDockDNA: A new approach for protein-DNA docking Luis Ángel Rodríguez Lumbreras
Coffee break & Third Poster Session 10:30 until 11:20
1 Deep and Cognitive Learning applied to Precision Medicine: the initial experiments linking (epi)genome to phenotypes-disease characteristics. Davide Cirillo
2 Stabilization of Microturbulence by Fast Ions in ASDEX Upgrade Felipe Nathan Oliveira Lopes
3 Main Memory in HPC: Do We Need More or Could We Live with Less? Darko Zivanovic
4 Excited state gradients within a polarizable QM/MM formulation Maximilian Menger
5 Vortex Induced Vibration (VIV) of circular cylinders at high Reynolds numbers Daniel Pastrana
Keynote talk Session 11:20 until 13:00   Prof Alfonso Valencia
13.00h Lunch break  
Fifth Talk Session: Mathematics, Algorithms & Computational Sci. 14:20 until 16:00
21 Protein modelling for enzyme engineering Gerard Santiago
22 Classification of retrotransposition during somatic variant calling in cancer genomes Jordi Valls Margarit
23 Relevant aspects of the seismic hazard in Colima, Mexico Armando Aguilar-Meléndez
24 SMuFin2: generating and implementing new and more efficient search engines integrated in particular hardware architectures Mercè Planas-Fèlix
25 Uncertainty in near-surface wind speed trends at seasonal time scales Verónica Torralba
26 Production Planning and Scheduling Optimization Model: A case of study for a Glass Container Company Laura Hervert-Escobar
Coffee break & Fourth Poster Session 16:00 until 16:50
1 Exploring the Relationship between Gene Expression and Topological Properties of Arabidopsis thaliana Interactome Network. Silvia M. Gimenez
2 Simulations of Alfvénic Modes in TJ-II Stellarator Allah Rakha
3 Composite materials calculation using HPC-based multiscale technique. Guido Giuntoli
4 Application of Reduced order Modelling in Geophysics Prattya Datta
5 Saiph, a Domain Specific Language for Computational Fluid Dynamics simulations Sandra Macià Sorrosal
16:50h Conclusions