1st week

Prof. Dr. Arnold Heemink (TU Delft, The Netherlands)
– An introduction in Inverse Modelling and Data Assimilation – Basic notions

Dr. Pavel Sakov (Meteorological Bureau Melbourne, Australia)
– Ensemble Kalman Filter – From basics to advanced technologies and improvements

Dr. Joanna Pelc
– Variational methods for Data assimilation (3D, 4D VAR, hybrids)

Dr. Andreas Stordal (IRIS, Norway)
– Particle filter and the hybrid filter – Adaptive Gaussian Mixture – basics to advance techniques

Prof. Dr. Martin Verlaan (TU Delft and Deltares, The Netherlands) & Nils van Velzen (Vortech, The Netherlands)
– The Open DA paradigm – theory and the toolbox (V&V)

Dr. Anca Hanea and Prof. Dr. Mark Burgman (CEBRA, Melbourne, Australia)
– Risk quantification, risk management, Expert Judgment and Safety issues (H&B)

2nd week

Dr. Alberto Carrassi and Dr. Laurent Bertino (NANSEN center)
– Ocean and Climate applications (C&L)

Kees Lemmens (TU Delft, The Netherlands)
– Scientific Programming using C and Python; Parallel Programming using MPI; and GPU Programming using Cuda.

Dr. Adriana Coman (LISA, Paris)
– Atmospheric Data Assimilation – Air pollution

Dr. Chitu Alin (TNO, The Netherlands)
– Ensemble based Robust Optimization and its flavors (theory and applications)

Prof. Dr. Remus Hanea (UiS and Statoil, Norway) and Torbjørn Ek (Statoil, Norway)
– Ensemble based Assisted History Matching in Modern Reservoir Engineering – Introduction and in-depth approaches

Joao Encarnacao (UT Austin)
– Satellite Gravimetric Data

Prof. Dr. Ben Ale (Benale Risk Management Advice)
– Risk and Safety Issues