Talks at Professional Meetings and Seminars

- ``Kinetic models for a gas with internal structure,'' Amer. Phys. Soc., Div. Fluid Dynamics, Stanford Univ., Nov. 1966.
- ``The near-wake of a circular cylinder in crossflow,'' ASME Meeting on Fluid Dynamics, Philadelphia, May 1968.
- ``The structure of distribution functions for molecular interactions of infinite range I,'' 6th International Symposium on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, M.I.T., July 1968.
- ``Analysis for a model of kinetic theory of long range potentials,'' Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, Chicago, Jan. 1974.
- ``Analysis of a differential-delay equation, singular at both and points,'' SIAM Fall Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Oct. 1977.
- ``A singular functional-differential equation arising from a model of density-independent disasters in biological populations,'' SIAM Fall Meeting, Knoxville, Tennessee, Oct. 1978.
- ``Harvesting under demographic uncertainty,'' International Conference on Population Biology, Univ. of Alberta, June 1982.
- ``A stochastic model of tumor growth,'' SIAM 30th Anniversary Meeting, Stanford Univ., July 1982.
- ``Optimal harvesting in disastrous environments,'' Second Pacific Coast Conference on Mathematical Modelling of Renewable Resources, Univ. of Victoria, B.C., May 1983.
- ``Numerical analysis of a singular functional differential equation,'' SIAM 1983 National Meeting, Denver, June 1983.
- ``Optimal harvesting in a stochastic environment with density dependent jumps,'' Third Pacific Coast Resource Modeling Conference, Univ. of California, Davis, June 1984.
- ``Bioeconomic model of a multispecies fishery,'' Fourth Pacafic Coast Resource Modeling Conf., San Luis Obispo, June 1985.
- ``Scientific computation for optimal feedback control of continuous time Markov dynamical systems,'' SIAM Spring National Meeting, Pittsburg, June 1985.
- ``Bioeconomic model of the Lake Michigan Alewife Fishery,'' Int. Symposium for Assessment of Stock and Prediction of Yields, Great Lakes Fisheries Commission, Quetico Centre, Ontario, Aug. 1985.
- ``Parameter requirements for multispecies, multiexploiter bioeconomic models with abiotic and other sources of uncertainty: A synthesis for the Great Lakes Fisheries,'' Int. Symposium for Assessment of Stock and Prediction of Yields, Great Lakes Fisheries Commission, Quetico Centre, Ontario, Aug. 1985.
- ``Poisson stochastic differential equation models,'' invited-contributed, NSF-CBMS Conf. on Stochastic Processes in the Neurosciences, North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, June 1986.
- ``Computational dynamic programming for stochastic optimal control on a vector multiprocessor,'' First Int. Conf. on Industrial and Applied Math., Paris, July 1987.
- ``Computational stochastic dynamic programming on the Alliant,'' Alliant Users Society Meeting, New Orleans, Oct. 1987.
- ``Performance evaluation for stochastic dynamic programming on a vector multiprocessor,'' 3rd SIAM Conf. on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Los Angeles, Dec. 1987.
- National Institutes of Health, ``Vectorization, parallelization, and dynamic-programming,'' Bethesda, Maryland, March 1988.
- ``Parallel computation for stochastic dynamic programming: Row versus column code orientation,'' IEEE 1988 Int. Conf. on Parallel Computing, St. Charles, IL. Aug. 1988.
- ``SCHEDULE parallel programming package,'' Supercomputing 1988, Orlando, FL, Nov. 1988.
- ``Parallelization, vectorization, and dynamic programming,'' Supercomputing for Statistics Meeting of Northeastern Illinois Chapter of American Statistical Association, UIC, Chicago, 4/27/89.
- ``Singular point and exponential asymptotics,'' Int. Symposium on Asymptotics and Computational Analysis, Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada, June 1989 (invited talk).
- ``Parallel and vector computation for stochastic optimal control applications,'' 3rd Annual Conf. on Aerospace Computational Control, JPL/NASA, Oxford, CA, Aug. 1989.
- ``Supercomputing structures for large scale stochastic optimal control,'' Supercomputing 1989, Reno, NV, Nov. 1989.
- ``Stochastic dynamic programming: Advanced computing constructs,'' 28th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Tampa, FL, Dec. 1989.
- ``Parallel computational control research and introduction to supercomputing,'' Advanced Computing Facility Affiliates Workshop, Argonne National Labs., March 1990.
- ``Supercomputer optimizations for stochastic optimal control applications,'' 4th Workshop on Computational Control of Flexible Aerospace Systems, NASA, Williamsburg, VA, July 1990.
- ``Stochastic programming applications,'' Advances in Mathematical Programming, IBM, Chicago, Sept. 1990.
- ``Parallel and vector methods for stochastic dynamic programming,'' 2nd SIAM Conf. on Linear Algebra, Signals, Systems and Control, San Francisco, Nov. 1990 (Invited Minisymposium talk).
- ``A real introduction to supercomputing,'' Supercomputing 1990, New York, NY, Nov. 1990 (Invited Contributed Talk).
- ``Supercomputing performance for larger scale stochastic dynamic programming,'' Supercomputing 1990, New York, Nov. 1990.
- ``Optimization techniques for stochastic dynamic programming,'' 29th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Honolulu, HI, Dec. 1990.
- ``A data parallel distribution analysis by chain algorithm (PDAC) in multiple-chain closed queueing networks,'' 5th SIAM Conf. on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Houston, TX, Mar. 1991.
- ``Parallel methods fo stochastic dynamic programming (SDP),'' 5th SIAM Conf. on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Houston, TX, Mar. 1991.
- ``Parallel computational control research and introduction to supercomputing'', Advanced Computing Facility Affiliates Workshop, Argonne National Labs., April 25, 1991.
- ``Parallel stochastic dynamic programming: Shared versus distributed memory'', (with S.-L. Chung and H. H. Xu, coauthors), Second NIU Conference on Linear Algebra, Numerical Linear Algebra and Applications, DeKalb, IL, May 1991.
- ``Optimal data parallel methods for stochastic dynamic programming'', (with H. H. Xu (presenter) and S.-L. Chung, coauthors), 1991 Int. Conf. on Parallel Processing, St. Charles, IL, August 1991.
- ``Improved data parallel algorithm for performance analysis of closed queueing networks'', (with J.-D. Mei, C. Tier and H. H. Xu, coauthors), Supercomputing 1991, Albuquerque, NM, November 1991.
- ``Parallel decomposition approach for larger scale stochastic dynamic programming'', (with S.-L. Chung, D. J. Jarvis (assisted presentation) and H. H. Xu, coauthors), Supercomputing 1991, Albuquerque, NM, November 1991.
- ``Data parallel solutions of dimensionality problems in stochastic dynamic programming'', (with H. H. Xu and S.-L. Chung, coauthors), 30th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Brighton, UK, December 1991.
- ``Parallel Data Vault Methods for Larger Scale Stochastic Dynamic Programming,'' 1992 American Control Conference, Chicago, 24 June 1992.
- ``Visualization for the Management of Renewable Resources in an Uncertain Environment,'' (joint workstation demonstration and presentation with C. J. Pratico), SIGGRAPH Showcase '92, Chicago, 28 and 30 July 1992.
- ``Visualization for the Management of Renewable Resources in an Uncertain Environment,'' (participation with presentation by C. J. Pratico), Supercomputing '92, Minneapolis, MN, 18 November 1992.
- ``Convergence of Numerical Method for Multistate Stochastic Programming,'' Invited talk, IFAC 12th World Congress, Sydney, Australia, 23 July 1993.
- ``Multidimensional Visualization for Massively Parallel Processor Output,'' Invited Minisymposium talk in ``Parallel and Distributed Computation for Control Problems'', SIAM LASSC, Seattle, 18 August 1993
- Invited Funded Panelist, DOE High Performance Computing Education Conference: Academic Programs in Computational Science and Engineering Education, Albuquerque, NM, 10-12 Feb. 1994, ``Laboratory \& Center Training Panel'', Presentation: ``Local Training for High Performance Computing Using National Computing Centers, 12 February 1994.
- [SIAM1993PPSC] ``Multidimensional Visualization Applied to Renewable Resource Management,'' 6th SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing, Norfolk, VA, 22 March 1993.
- [TIMS/ORSA1994]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Parallel Computation for Stochastic Dynamic Programming in Continuous Time,'' in ``Parallel Methods in Dynamic Programming'' Minisymposium at TIMS/ORSA 37th Joint National Meeting, Boston, MA, 24 April 1994.
- [CDC1994]. Invited Minisymposium Session: ``Recent Developments in Large-Scale and Parallel Matrix Computations and Their Applications to Linear Control Problems,'' 33th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Lake Buena Vista, Fl, 14 December 1994.
- [CDC1994]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Computational Stochastic Dynamic Programming Problems: Groundwater Quality Remediation,'' 33th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 14 December 1994.
- [ICCI1995]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Parallel Stochastic Dynamic Programming Applications: Spatial and State Finite Elements,'' Minisymposium II: Parallel and Related Methods in Control, at the International Conference on Control and Information (ICCI95), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, June 6, 1995.
- [ACC1997]. ``The LQGP Problem: A Manufacturing Application," (with J. J. Westman), 1997 American Control Conference, Albuquerque, NM, 04 June 1997.
- [AMS1997IndyMath]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Industrial Mathematics Program and Manufacturing Applications at University of Illinois at Chicago,'' in minisymposium ``Special Session on Mathematics in Industry'', AMS 1997 Fall Central Sectional Meeting, Milwaukee, WI, 26 October 1997.
- [IFIP1997]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Stochastic Processes and Control for Jump-Diffusions,'' 18th IFIP TC7 Conference on Systems Modelling and Optimization, Detroit, MI, 22 July 1997.
- [ACC1998]. ''The NLQGP problem: Application to a Multistage Manufacturing System,'' (given by J. J. Westman), 1998 American Control Conference, Philadelphia, PA, 24 June 1998.
- [MTNS1998]. Invited Minisymposium Talk and Session Chair: ``Multistage Manufacturing System: LQGP Iterations,'' Linear and Numerical Linear Algebra in Control, Signals and Circuits Session, (Work with J. J. Westman), 13th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, University of Padova, Padova, ITALY, 06 July 1998.
- [CIMASI1998]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Nonlinear State Dynamics, Computational Approximations and Multistage Manufacturing System Application,'' (Work with J. J. Westman), Deuxiéme Conférence Internationale Sur les Mathématiques Appliquées et les Sciences de l'Ingénieur (CIMASI'98), Ecole Supérierure de Technologie de Casablanca, Casablanca, MOROCCO, 27 October 1998.
- [CDC1998]. ''Systematic Perturbations of Discrete-Time Stochastic Dynamical Systems,'' (Work with D. L. Kern), 37th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Tampa, FL, 17 December 1998.
- [ACC1999a]. ''Filtering Approximation Using Systematic Perturbations of a Discrete-Time Stochastic Dynamical System,'' (presented by D. L. Kern), 1999 American Control Conference, San Diego, CA, 02 June 1999.
- [ACC1999b]. ``Computational Method for Nonlinear Stochastic Optimal Control,'' (with J. J. Westman), 1999 American Control Conference, San Diego, CA, 03 June 1999.
- [CDC1999]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``State Dependent Jump Models in Optimal Control,'' (with J. J. Westman), 38th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Phoenix, AZ, 07 December 1999.
- [MTNS2000]. Invited Session Talk: ``Optimal Consumption and Portfolio Policies for Important Jump Events: Modeling and Computational Considerations,'' Optimizatin Days 2000, École des Hautes Études Commerciales, Montréal, Québec, CANADA, 16 May 2000.
- [MTNS2000]. Invited Session Talk. ``Computational Stochastic Multistage Manufacturing Systems with Strikes and Other Adverse Random Events,'' (Work with J. J. Westman), Fourteenth International Symposium of Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, Perpignan, FRANCE, 20 June 2000.
- [ACC2000]. MMS Production Scheduling Subject to Strikes in Random Environments,'' (with J. J. Westman), 2000 American Control Conference, Chicago, IL, 28 June 2000.
- [ACC2001fin]. ``Optimal Consumption and Portfolio Policies for Important Jump Events: Modeling and Computational Considerations,'' (with J. J. Westman), 2001 American Control Conference, Arlington, VA, 25 June 2001.
- [KU2001FM]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ''Optimal Portfolio and Consumption on Policies for Jump-Diffusions,'' Workshop on Stochastic Theory and Control, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 18 October 2001
- [SIAM2001Annual/Control]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ''Optimal Consumption and Portfolio Policies for Important Jump Events: Modeling and Computations,'' Joint SIAM Annual and Control meetings, San Diego, CA, 13 July 2001.
- [ACC2002H&W]. ``Optimal Consumption and Portfolio Control for Jump-Diffusion with Log-Normal Jumps,'' (with J.J. Westman), 2002 American Control Conference, Anchorage, AK, 08 May 2002.
- [SIAM2002Annual]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Optimal Harvesting with Coupled Population and Price Dynamics, Control Applications,'' in Mathematical Biology Minisymposium, SIAM Conference 50th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 08 July 2002.
- [MTNS2002FMB]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Computational Methods for Portfolio and Consumption Optimization in Log-Normal Diffusion, Log-Uniform Jump Environments, Large-Scale Computations,'' in Control Session, 15th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 14 August 2002.
- [MTNS2002FMT]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Jump-Diffusion Stock Return Models in Finance: Stochastic Process Density with Uniform-Jump Amplitude,'' Stochastic Theory and Applications Session, 15th International Symposium on Mathematical Theory of Networks and Systems, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 15 August 2002.
- [CDC2002]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Portfolio Optimization with Jump--Diffusions: Estimation of Time-Dependent Parameters and Application, 2002 Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV, 10 December 2002.
- [ACC2003H&W]. ``Jump--Diffusion Stock-Return Model with Weighted Fitting of Time-Dependent Parameters,'' (Joint work with J. Westman), 2003 American Control Conference, Denver, CO, 06 June 2003.
- [Snowbird2003H&W&Z]. ``Maximum Multinomial Likelihood Estimation of Market Parameters for Stock Jump-Diffusion Models,'' (Joint work with J. Westman & Z. Zhu), AMS-IMS-SIAM Summer Research Conference on Mathematics of Finance, Snowbird Resort, UT, 15 June 2003.
- [CDC2003]. Invited Special Session on Control Education: ``Computational Stochastic Control: Basic Foundations, Complexity and Techniques,'' 42th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, 09 December 2006.
- [CDC2004H&Z]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Comparison of Market Parameters for Jump-Diffusion Distributions Using Multinomial Maximum Likelihood Estimation,'' (Joint work with Zongwu Zhu), 43th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, The Atlantis, Paradise Island, BAHAMAS, 16 December 2006.
- [ACC2005C&H]. ``Optimal Control of Drug Delivery to Brain Tumors for a Distributed Parameters Model,'' (Joint Chakrabarty and Hanson Paper), Biomodeling and Control II, 2005 American Control Conference, Portland, OR, 08 June 2005.
- [CDC2005C&H]. ``Optimal Control of Drug Delivery to Brain Tumors for a Distributed Parameters Model,'' (Joint work with Siddhartha Pratim Chakrabarty), Modeling and Identification of Biological Systems, Joint 44th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, and European Control Conference, Seville, SPAIN, 12 December 2005.
- [CDC2005Z&H]. ``Optimal Control of Drug Delivery to Brain Tumors for a PDE Driven Model Using the Galerkin Finite Element Method,'' (Joint work with Zongwu Zhu), Finance and Time Series, Joint 44th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, and European Control Conference, Seville, SPAIN, 14 December 2005.
- [Sethi2006Z&H]. Invited Conference Talk: `` Optimal Portfolio Application with Double-Uniform Jump Model,'' (Joint work with Zongwu Zhu), International Conference on Management Sciences: Optimization & Applications In Honor of Suresh P. Sethi, School of Management, University of Texas, Dallas, TX, 17 May 2006.
- [SIAM2006FinMath]. ``American Put Option Pricing for a Stochastic-Volatility, Jump-Diffusion Model with Log-Uniform Jump-Amplitudes,'' (Presented by Guoqing Yan with Floyd Hanson contributing at talk), SIAM Conference on Financial Mathematics, Boston, MA, 09 July 2006.
- [BFS2006Y&H]. ``American Put Option Pricing for a Stochastic-Volatility, Jump-Diffusion Models, with Log-Uniform Jump-Amplitudes,'' (Joint work with Guoqing Yan), Bachelier Finance Society 4th WorldCongress, Tokyo, JAPAN, 19 August 2006.
- [CDC2006C&H]. ``Cancer Drug Delivery in Three Dimensions For a Distributed Parameter Control Model Using Finite Elements,'' (Joint work with Siddhartha Pratim Chakrabarty), 45th IEEE Conf. on Decision and Control, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 13 December 2006.
- [IISc2007]. Invited Compact Course of 6 Lectures: ``Stochastic Processes and Control of Jump Diffusions, with Application,'' Department of Mathematics, India Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA, {06-22} February 2007.
- [TataInstitute2007]. Invited Talk: ``Optimal Control under Resource and Price Uncertainty,'' Tata Institute, Bangalore, INDIA, 15 February 2007.
- [ACC2007H&Y]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``American Put Option Pricing for Stochastic-Volatility, Jump-Diffusion,'' (Joint Guoqing Yan and Floyd Hanson work), Stochastic Theory and Control in Finance I, 2007 American Control Conference, New York, NY, 11 July 2007.
- [BFS2008]. ``Optimal Portfolio Problem with Consumption for SVJD Models: Theory, Jump-Bankruptcy Condition and Computation,'' Bachelier Finance Society 5th WorldCongress, London, UK, 19 July 2008.
- [SIAM2009]. Invited Minisymposium Talk: ``Optimal Portfolio Problem for Stochastic-Volatility, Jump-Diffusion Models and Jump-Bankruptcy Conditions,'' SIAM Conference on Control & Its Applications 2009, Denver, CO, 06 July 2009.
- [NIU-LA2009]. Invited Conference Talk: ``Stochastic-Volatility, Jump-Diffusion Optimal Portfolio Problem with Jump-Bankruptcy Condition: A Control Application,'' Linear and Numerical Linear Algebra: Theory, Methods, and Applications in Honor of Biswa Nath Datta, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 13 August 2009.
- [BFS2010]. ``Stochastic Calculus of Heston's Stochastic-Volatility Model,'' Bachelier Finance Society 6th World Congress, Toronto, CANADA, 26 June 2010.
- [MTNS2010]. ``Stochastic Calculus of Heston's Stochastic-Volatility Model,'' Mathematical Theory of Networks and Circuits, Budapest, HUNGARY, 09 July 2010.

- Brown University, ``Propagation of plane sound waves in a polyatomic gas,'' Fall 1967.
- Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, ``Free molecule expansions and sound propagation,'' 1968.
- Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, ``Infinite range potentials in rarefied gas dynamics,'' Spring 1969.
- Univ. of British Columbia, ``The Boltzmann equation for infinite range potentials,'' Feb. 1977.
- Energy Engr. Dept., U.I.C.C., ``Numerical techniques for a singular, rarefied gas model of the Boltzmann equation,'' Sept. 1978
- Univ. of Wisconsin, ``Analysis of stochastic models of disasters in biological populations and related singular differential difference equations,'' Nov. 1978.
- U.C.L.A., ``An asymptotic solution of the first passage time problem for singular diffusions in population biology,'' May 1980.
- Monash University, ``Stochastic problems in tumor growth kinetics,'' Australia, Aug. 1981.
- Wright State University, ``Diffusion approximation for nerve models with Nernst potentials,'' Jan. 1983.
- Applied Math. Seminar, ``Stochastic optimal control and computation: An Introduction,'' Jan. 1986.
- Computers in Mathematical Research Seminar, ``Numerical algorithms for parallel computers,'' March 1986.
- Committee on Neuroscience Neuroscience Day at U.I.C., ``Mathematical Models of Neural Firing,'' (with Charles Tier), Medical Center, Jan. 1987.
- U.I.C. parallel computing seminar, 2 talks, March and April 1989.
- U.I.C. workshop on scientific supercomputing, 3 to 4 seminars per quarter (1-2 hours each), 1988-present.
- Research Seminar on Supercomputers and Control, MSCS, UIC, ``Applied stochastic calculus and control I, II, III, IV,'' series of 4 seminars, April-May 1990.
- Wavelet Seminar, MSCS, UIC, ``Finite Element Method for Application,'' 26 April 1993.
- [Brown1994]. ``Computational Stochastic Dynamic Programming Applied to Groundwater Pollution Control'', Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 27 September 1994.
- [WPI1994]. ``Large Scale Computations for Stochastic Groundwater Pollution Control Applications'', Department of Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 04 November 1994.
- [Cornell1995GWRG]. ``Parallel Stochastic Dynamic Programming Applications: Spatial and State Finite Elements,'' seminar talk to Shoemaker Groundwater Resources Group, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 09 January 1995.
- [Cornell1995WRS]. ``Stochastic Dynamic Programming for Groundwater Quality,'' talk at Water Resources Seminar, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 09 February 1995.
- [NIU1997]. ``Linear Quadratic Gaussian Poisson (LQGP) Problem with Multistage Manufacturing System Application,'' Colloquium, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL, 21 February 1997.
- [ANL1997]. ``CIC Computational Science and Engineering Workshop,'' Invited UIC Representative, Committee on Institutional Cooperation, Math. and Computer Sci. Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, 17 February 1997.
- [ASU1998]. ``Optimal Harvesting with Both Population and Price Stochastic Dynamics,'' Department of Mathematics, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 20 November 1998.
- [China2000]. ``Optimal Consumption and Portfolio Policies for Important Jump Events,'' Invited Talk to IEEE Control Systems Society Delegation to China, Suzhou, PRC, 29 October 2000.
- [IIT2005]. ``Risk-Neutral Option Pricing for Log-Uniform Jump-Diffusion Model,'' (Work with Z. Zhu), Applied Mathematics Colloquium, Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, 04 August 2005.
- [DePaul2011]. ``American Put Option Pricing for Stochastic-Volatility, Jump-Diffusion Models,'' (Work with G. Yan), Mathematics Colloquium, Department of Mathematical Sciences, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 01 April 2011.

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