This conference is sponsored by the SIAM Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification.

This conference is being held in cooperation with the American Statistical Association (ASA), the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI), and the United States Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM).

The invited speaker presentations, the prize speaker presentations, and a selection of minisymposia presentations from the 2012 Conference on Uncertainty Quantification have been captured and are available as slides with synchronized audio.  In addition there are PDF’s of the slides available for printing.  View presentation slides with synchronized audio.


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Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee Co-chairs
Don Estep, Colorado State University, USA
Dave Higdon, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA (ASA Representative)
Habib Najm, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

Susie Bayarri, University of Valencia, Spain
Jim Berger, Duke University, USA
Roger Ghanem, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA (USACM Representative)
Albert Gilg, Siemens, Germany
Pierre Gremaud, Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, USA (SAMSI Representative)
Max Gunzburger, Florida State University, USA
Gardar Johannesson, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Laura Lurati, Boeing Inc., USA
Youssef Marzouk, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Anthony O'Hagan, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Stephan Sain, National Center for Atmospheric Research, USA
Philip Stark, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Christian Soize, Université Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, France
Dongbin Xiu, Purdue University, USA


Uncertainty quantification is key for achieving validated predictive computations in a wide range of scientific and engineering applications.  The field relies on a broad range of mathematics and statistics groundwork, with associated algorithmic and computational development. This conference strives to bring together an interdisciplinary mix of mathematicians, statisticians, scientists, and engineers with an interest in development and implementation of uncertainty quantification methods.  The goal of the meeting is to provide a forum for the sharing of ideas, and to enhance communication among this diverse group of technical experts, thereby contributing to future advances in the field.

Funding Agencies


SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the U.S. National Science Foundation for its support of this conference.





SIAM and the Conference Organizing Committee wish to extend their thanks and appreciation to the Department of Energy (DOE) for its support of this conference.


Important Deadlines

November 8, 2011:  Minisymposium proposals
November 8, 2011:  Abstracts for contributed and minisymposium speakers

November 22, 2011: SIAM Student Travel Award and Post-doc/Early Career Travel Award Applications

March 5, 2012 Disconnect time is 4:00 PM EST

March 5, 2012

See submissions for additional information.

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