# David Bindel

## Associate Professor of

Computer Science

CS,
applied math,
math,
civil engineering, and
CSE.

Confusing rabbits since 2003.

**On sabbatical AY 2018-19 in Chicago.**

425 Gates Hall

Dept of Computer Science

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY 14853-5169

OH: By appointment

Scheduler link

bindel@cs.cornell.edu

607-255-5395

## Research highlights

#### Optimizing stellarators

Advancing magnetic confinement fusion through optimization and hidden symmetries.

#### Making grids smarter

New algorithms for diagnosing line failures in a smart grid.

#### Spectral network analysis

Fast spectral tools for graph structure.

#### Nonlinear eigenvalue bounds

Generalizing classic eigenvalue localization results (e.g. Gershgorin).

#### Parallel surrogate optimization

Asynchronous parallel algorithms for finding minima fast by fitting functions to surrogate models.

## CU Scientific Software Club

#### Cornell University Scientific SW

Building a community of practice for scientific computing at Cornell.

## Upcoming travels

**2019-02-25:**
SIAM Computational Science and Engineering (CSE19)

**2019-03-25:**
Simons Collaboration Meeting

**2019-04-15:**
Short course on Numerical Methods for Data Science at UMD

**2019-07-08:**
Meeting of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS 2019)

**2019-07-15:**
International Conference on Industrial and Applied Math (ICIAM 2019)

**2019-10-09:**
IEMS Seminar at Northwestern