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PICS Annual Conference

Annually, the Penn Institute for Computational Science (PICS) at the University of Pennsylvania hosts a conference in collaboration with the School of Engineering at Penn. The symposium brings together mathematicians, computer scientists, physical and biological scientists, and engineers from across Penn’s campus and the region with intellectual and research interests in computational science.


The Penn Institute for Computational Science (PICS) presents its Annual Conference

Modern Computational Science: Connecting to Experiments by Harnessing Moore’s Law, Novel Algorithms, 

and Artificial Intelligence


External Speakers:

Michael Hagan, Brandeis

Douglas Kothe, ORNL

Ming Lin, University of Maryland

Eric Vanden-Eijnden, Courant


Internal Speakers:

Eleni Katifori, Department of Physics

Despina Kontos, Department of Radiology

Konrad Kording, Department of Neuroscience

Ravi Radhakrishnan, Department of Bioengineering


October 5, 2018

Wu and Chen Auditorium and Lobby

University of Pennsylvania


This event is free to attend, but registration is required. Register here:

To submit an abstract to be featured in a poster session, click here:


PICS 2017 Conference

2017 Conference Event Photos

2017 Conference Agenda

2016 Conference Event Photos


Past Speakers

Shivani Agarwal

Vijay Balasubramanian

Yoseph Barash

Martin Bazant

Irmgard Bischofberger

Long Cai

Ismaila Dabo

Michael Falk

Doug Jerolmack

Chenfanfu Jiang

George Karniadakis

Costas Koumenis

Dan Lee

Po-Ling Loh

Jason Moore

Amish Patel

Vladimir Pavlovic

Jennifer Philips-Cremins

Simon Phillpot

Robert Riggleman

Terry Sejnowski

Vivek Shenoy

Alison Sweeney

Caroline Uhler

Aleksandra Vojvodic

Byron Wallace