[Homepage]

Talks and Presentations

"Modeling of Thermal Fluctuations in Multicomponent Reacting Systems", 2013 SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science Philadelphia, USA, June 9-12, 2013
(Slides: PDF)

"Is Mathematics More Art than Science?", The Tech Museum, San Jose, Calf., USA, December 16th, 2012
(Video: YouTube)

"The Physics of Animation", The Tech Museum, San Jose, Calf., USA, September 16th, 2012
(Video: YouTube)

"Principles of Animation Physics", SIGGRAPH 2012, Los Angeles, California, USA, Sunday, August 5th, 2012 (Course Notes: PDF Annotated Slides: PDF)

"Fluctuating Hydrodynamics and Direct Simulation Monte Carlo", 28th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Zaragoza, Spain, July 9-13, 2012
(Slides: PDF)

"Enhancement of Diffusive Transport by Non-equilibrium Thermal Fluctuations", Direct Simulation Monte Carlo 2011: Theory, Methods, and Applications (DSMC11), Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, September 28th, 2011 (Slides: PowerPoint, PDF)

"Direct Simulation Monte Carlo: theory, methods, and open challenges", RTO-AVT-VKI Lecture Series, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Brussels, Belgium, January 25th 2011 (Slides: PowerPoint, PDF)

"Surprising Hydrodynamic Phenomena Discovered by DSMC", RTO-AVT-VKI Lecture Series, von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Brussels, Belgium, January 24th 2011 (Slides: PowerPoint, PDF)

Hydrodynamic Fluctuations and Algorithm Refinement, presented at Workshop on Novel Simulation Approaches to Soft Matter Systems, MPIPKS Dresden, Germany, September 20 - 24, 2010 (Slides: PowerPoint, PDF)

Short Course on Direct Simulation Monte Carlo, presented at DSMC09 - Direct Simulation Monte Carlo: Theory, Methods, and Applications, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA; September 13, 2009
(Viewgraphs [PowerPoint]

Talk on Physics of Animation project presented at Winter 2009 meeting of Am. Assoc. Physics Teachers (Slides Only, Slides and Movies)

Oberwolfach Talk, Fluctuations in Direct Simulation Monte Carlo, November 17th, 2008.
(Viewgraphs [PowerPoint]

Third Direct Simulation Monte Carlo (DSMC) workshop; Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA; September 30-October 3, 2007. (Viewgraphs [PowerPoint]) (workshop website)

Fluid Mechanics Seminar, Three Surprising Hydrodynamic Results Discovered by Direct Simulation Monte Carlo, The Univ. of Texas, Austin, March 30th, 2006.
(Viewgraphs [PowerPoint]

School in Multiscale Modelling and Simulation, Zurich, Switzerland, October 16-28th, 2005.
(Viewgraphs [PowerPoint]

DSMC: Theory, Methods and Applications, Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA), September 25-28, 2005.
(Viewgraphs [PowerPoint]).

"Fluctuations in DSMC", Direce Simulation Monte Carlo: The Past 40 Years and the Future, Milan, June 5, 2003
(Viewgraphs [PowerPoint]).

"Mesh and Algorithm Refinement", LBL Math Seminar, July 1, 1998
(Viewgraphs [PDF]).

"Stochastic Particle Algorithms: From DSMC to CUBA", 7th International Conference on the Discrete Simulation of Fluids, Oxford, July 17, 1998
(Viewgraphs [PDF]).

"Mesh and Algorithm Refinement using DSMC", 21st International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Marseille, July 29, 1998
(Viewgraphs [PDF]).


Send comments to: algarcia@algarcia.org