New England Numerical Analysis Day 2019

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

About New England Numerical Analysis Day

New England Numerical Analysis Day (NENAD) is a series of annual, informal meetings held in the New England area focusing on numerical analysis.


Please register via the google form (click here for registration) before April 05, 2019. There is no registration fee. Your registration will help us estimate and prepare food and refreshments.

See a list of participants and speakers here and group photos (1, 2).


The schedule can be found here.

Prof. George Karniadakis will give a keynote talk on Physics-Informed Learning Machines (PhILMs) for Physical System (abstract and bio here). The slides can be downloaded here.

Prof. Marcus Sarkis will give a talk on capacitance matrix methods (abstract and bio here). The slides can be downloaded here.

Location and time

The conference will take place in WPI Salisbury Laboratories (Building 29 in the campus map), Room 104.

Time: 8:00-17:30 Saturday, April 13, 2019

Local Information and Accommodations

Please find WPI campus map here.

Direction to WPI

Worcester Regional Airport serves JetBlue Airlines, and the city is also within an easy drive of Logan International Airport, T. F. Green Airport (Providence, R.I.), Bradley International Airport (Hartford, Conn.), and Manchester (N.H.) Airport. Several local limousine companies (click to check) also offer transportation to and from area airports and often have special WPI rates. See more at the link local transportation.


If you plan to drive to WPI, please find the directions here. Places for parking will be assigned soon.


Rooms (usually at Hampton Inn & Suites at 65 Prescott Street or Courtyard by Marriott Worcester at 72 Grove St, Worcester, MA 01605) may be reserved at the university rate. You can always call them and let them know that you are coming for a WPI event and want the university rate. This usually works.

The two hotels mentioned above are 10-15 minutes walk away from the conference room.

Local organizers

Homer Walker (homepage) and Zhongqiang (Handy) Zhang (homepage). Please email if you have any questions.

Conference Sponsor

This conference is sponsored by Department of Mathematical Sciences (homepage) of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (homepage).