Cameron W. Smith, Ph.D.

Computational Scientist
Scientific Computation Research Center
Center for Computational Innovations
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Phone: (518) 276-3401 Fax: (518) 276-4886

ParMA load balancing diffusion. Red colored elements are furthest from the part's topological center.

Research Interests

Simulation workflows for automated, parallel adaptive finite element based analysis on unstructured meshes with an emphasis on in-memory component coupling and dynamic partitioning techniques.

Software

ParMA - Partitioning Using Mesh Adjacencies

Papers

Cameron W. Smith, Brian Granzow, Dan Ibanez, Onkar Sahni, Kenneth E. Jansen and Mark .S. Shephard, "In-memory Integration of Existing Software Components for Parallel Adaptive Unstructured Mesh Workflows",   Proceedings of the XSEDE16 Conference, Miami, FL. July 19, 2016.

Daniel A. Ibanez, E. Seegyoung Seol, Cameron W. Smith, and Mark S. Shephard. "PUMI: Parallel Unstructured Mesh Infrastructure",   ACM Trans. Math. Softw. 42, 3, Article 17. 2016

Cameron W. Smith, Michel Rasquin, Dan Ibanez, Kenneth E. Jansen, and Mark S. Shephard "Improving Unstructured Mesh Partitions for Multiple Criteria Using Mesh Adjacencies ",  SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing, 2016

Cameron W. Smith, Steve Tran, Onkar Sahni, Farhad Behafarid, Mark S. Shephard, Raminderjeet Singh, "Enabling HPC Simulation Workflows for Complex Industrial Flow Problems",  Proceedings of the XSEDE15 Conference, St. Louis, MO. 26-30 July, 2015

Mark S. Shephard, Cameron W. Smith, Mark W. Beall, "Technologies For The Construction of Parallel Simulation Workflows",  Proceedings of the NAFEMS Americas Conference, 2014

Mark S. Shephard and Cameron W. Smith, "HPC Simulation Workflows for Engineering Innovation." In Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Conference on Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 56, 2 pages, 2014

Michael Rasquin, Cameron Smith, Kedar Chitale, Seegyoung Seol, Benjamin A. Matthews, Jeffrey L. Martin, Onkar Sahni, Raymond M. Loy, Mark S. Shephard, Kenneth E. Jansen, " Scalable fully implicit finite element flow solver with application to high-fidelity flow control simulations on a realistic wing design", Computing in Science and Engineering, 2014

Mark S. Shephard, Cameron W. Smith, John Kolb, "Bringing HPC to Engineering Innovation", Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 15, no. 1, p. 16, 2013

Seegyoung Seol, Cameron W. Smith, Daniel A. Ibanez, Mark S. Shephard, "A Parallel Unstructured Mesh Infrastructure", High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SCC), 2012 SC Companion, pp.1124-1132, 10-16 Nov. 2012

Mark S. Shephard, Cameron W. Smith, Jean-Francois Dord and Kenneth E. Jansen, "Bringing Parallel Adaptive Simulation to Industry",  Proceedings of the NAFEMS World Congress, 2011

Fabien Delalondre, Cameron W. Smith, Mark S. Shephard, "Collaborative software infrastructure for adaptive multiple model simulation", Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, vol 199, i. 21-22, p. 1352-1370, 2010

Presentations

Mark S. Shephard, Glen Hansen, Mauro Perego, Cameron W. Smith, "FASTMath Unstructured Mesh Partitioning Technologies", Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing 2016 (ATPESC 2016), Chicago, IL. August 9, 2016.

Cameron W. Smith, Brian Granzow, Dan Ibanez, Onkar Sahni, Kenneth E. Jansen and Mark .S. Shephard, "In-memory Integration of Existing Software Components for Parallel Adaptive Unstructured Mesh Workflows", XSEDE16 , Miami, FL. July 19, 2016.

Mark S. Shephard, Cameron W. Smith, Dan A. Ibanez, Brian Granzow, Onkar Sahni, and Kenneth Jansen, "Parallel Unstructured Mesh Generation/Adaptation Tools Used in Automated Simulation Workflows", SIAM Parallel Processing, Paris, France. April 14, 2016.

Cameron W. Smith, "High Performance Computing", Questar III New Visions STEM at Rensselaer, Troy, NY. March 14, 2016.

Cameron W. Smith, Steve Tran, Onkar Sahni, Farhad Behafarid, Mark S. Shephard, Raminderjeet Singh, "Industry Challenge: Enabling HPC Simulation Workflows for Complex Industrial Flow Problems", XSEDE15, St. Louis, MO, July 29, 2015.

C.W. Smith, M. Rasquin, D.A. Ibanez, K.E. Jansen, and M.S. Shephard, "Unstructured Mesh Partitioning for Adaptive Workflows", USNCCM13. San Diego, CA. July 28, 2015.

C.W. Smith, M. Rasquin, D.A. Ibanez, K.E. Jansen, and M.S. Shephard, "Unstructured Mesh Partitioning to Over One Million Parts", SIAM Computation Science and Engineering. Salt Lake City, UT. March 17, 2015.

C.W. Smith, K.D. Devine, M.S. Shephard, "FASTMath Unstructured Mesh Partitioning Technologies", Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing 2014 (ATPESC 2014), Chicago, IL. August 9, 2014.

O. Klass, M. Beall, C.W. Smith, "Reliable and Robust Integration of Simulation Tools", 2014 CATS/CEG Advanced Manufacturing Conference, Troy, NY, USA, April. 22, 2014.

C.W. Smith, O. Sahni, and M.S. Shephard, "Predictive Load Balancing Using Mesh Adjacencies for Mesh Adaptation", 2013 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Boston, MA, USA, Feb. 26, 2013.

M.S. Shephard, C.W. Smith, and G. Heimisson, "Construction of Models and Meshes for Large-Scale Earth Science Applications" , 2013 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Boston, MA, USA, Feb. 27, 2013.

C.W. Smith, O. Sahni, and M.S. Shephard, "Building Effective Parallel Unstructured Adaptive Simulation by In-memory Integration of Existing Software Components", 2013 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Boston, MA, USA, Feb. 27, 2013.

E.S. Seol, C.W. Smith, D.A. Ibanez and M.S. Shephard, "A Parallel Unstructured Mesh Infrastructure" WOLFHPC 2012: Second International Workshop on Domain-Specific Languages and High-Level Frameworks for High Performance Computing, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, Nov. 16, 2012.

C.W. Smith, M. Zhou, and M.S. Shephard, "ParMA: Towards Massively Parallel Partitioning of Unstructured Meshes", SIAM Parallel Processing, 2012

C.W. Smith, Mark S. Shephard, "Bringing Parallel Adaptive Simulation to Industry", Workshop on High-Performance Computing for Industry, 2011

M.S. Shephard, C.W. Smith, J. Dord and K.E. Jansen, "Bringing Parallel Adaptive Simulation to Industry",  Proceedings of the NAFEMS World Congress, 2011