New Directions in Numerical Linear Algebra and High Performance Computing: Celebrating the 70th Birthday of Jack Dongarra , July 7-8, 2021

Jack DongarraThis international workshop (postponed from July 2020 and being held virtually) focuses on numerical linear algebra and high performance computing and brings together researchers working in these areas to discuss current developments and challenges in the light of evolving computer hardware. The workshop is being held to honour Jack Dongarra on the occasion of his 70th birthday.

Invited Speakers


The times are in British Summer Time (BST). (If the following table does not format correctly please adjust your browser width.)

Day 1. Chair: Nick Higham
15.00-15.15 Welcome from organizers, including a few words about Jack Dongarra from Sven Hammarling – Video.
15.15-15.35 Iain Duff (STFC-RAL and Cerfacs) – Video.
15.40-16.00 James Demmel  (University of California, Berkeley) – Slides and Video.
16.05-16.25 Piotr Luszczek (University of Tennessee) – Slides and Video.
16.30-16.50 Coffee
16.50-17.10 Cleve Moler (MathWorks) – Slides and Video.
17.15-17.35 Yves Robert (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon) – Slides and Video.
17.40-18.00 Françoise Tisseur (The University of Manchester) – Slides and Video.
18.05 Close
Day 2. Chair: Sven Hammarling
15.00-15.05 Opening
15.05-15.25 David Keyes (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) – Slides and Video.
15.30-15.50 Zhaojun Bai (University of California, Davis) – Slides and Video.
15.55-16.15 Ilse Ipsen (North Carolina State University) – Video.
16.20-16.40 Coffee
16.40-17.00 Erich Strohmaier (TOP500) – Slides and Video.
17.05-17.25 Nick Higham (The University of Manchester) – Slides and Video.
17.30-17.50 Jack Dongarra (University of Tennessee, Oak Ridge Laboratory and The University of Manchester) – Slides and Video.
17.55 Close

Abstracts are now available.


The Royal Society and The MathWorks.

Other Information

The organizers are Sven Hammarling, Nick Higham, and Françoise Tisseur.

Click here for the conference poster.