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TFSA Conference 2024

Day 2 - Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Mackenzie Room, Jen-Hsun Huang Engineering BuildingFor registration or questions, email Cat Hunter (

08:00 - 08:30Light breakfast
08:30 - 09:30Session 3: Experiments and low-order modelingIntroduced by Prof. Beverley McKeonImproved black-box variational inference for high-dimensional Bayesian inferenceDr. Dhruv Patel, Postdoctoral Scholar, Mechanical EngineeringMachine learning for inferring hidden variables in fluid dynamicsDr. Murray Cutforth, Physical Sciences Resarch Scientist, Mechanical EngineeringParticle settling experimentsDr. Tomek Jaroslawski, Center for Turbulence Research Postdoctoral Fellow
09:30 - 10:30Session 4: Non-equilibrium gas dynamicsIntroduced by Dr. Chris StrandLaser-Based Sensing for Understanding Extreme EnvironmentsDr. Christopher Strand, Senior Research Engineer, Mechanical EngineeringModeling of triple point shock interactionsAlbo Voci, PhD Student, Aeronautics and AstronauticsNumerical study of transonic laminar shock buffet on the OALT25 airfoilHang Song, PhD Student, Mechanical EngineeringHigh-speed jet noise: Screech dynamics and mixer nozzleOlivia Martin, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering
10:30 - 10:45Break
10:45 - 11:45Networking and Poster Session
11:45 - 12:45Lunch
12:45 - 13:45Session 5: Integrated Simulations using Exascale Multiphysics Ensembles (PSAAP Program)Introduction by Prof. Sanjiva LeleLaser-induced ignition in GMRCDr. Donatella Passiatore, Physical Sciences Research Scientist, Mechanical EngineeringToward ignition modeling in LMRCDr. Shahab Mirjalili, Physical Sciences Research Scientist, Mechanical EngineeringML ignition modelingWai Tong Chung, PhD Student, Mechanical Engineering
13:45 - 13:50Mini break
13:50 - 14:30Session 6: Affiliates ProgramProgram Overview - Prof. Beverley McKeonCenter for Turbulence Research (CTR) - Prof. Parviz MoinIntroduction to Stanford High Performance Computing Center - Steve Jones (HPC Director) and Caetano Melone (HPC Senior Software Engineer)
14:30 - 15:15Panel Discussion
15:15 - 15:30 Close
15:30 - 16:30Networking Reception with Mechanical Engineering PhD and Master's Students
18:00 - 20:00Affiliates Dinner (Invitation only)