DATE  SPEAKER  TITLE 
09/08 
Eliot Fried
Mechanical Engineering, Washington University

Tractions, balances, and boundary conditions for nonsimple
materials

09/15 
Victor Nistor
Department of Mathematics, Penn State

Quasioptimal meshes in three dimensions

09/22 
Suzanne Lenhart
Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Introduction to optimal control

09/29 
Qiang Du
Department of Mathematics, Penn State

Blind Men and an Elephant  a story of implicit representation
of geometry and topology

10/06 
Mary Wheeler
The Texas Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics,
University of Texas at Austin

What does success mean to you?

10/13 
Luis Chacon
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Harnessing fusion power on Earth: impact of algorithmic research

10/20 
Alberto Bressan
Department of Mathematics, Penn State

Logarithmic spirals and the control of forest fires

10/27 
Tong Li
Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa

Introduction to Critical Thresholds in Relaxation Systems

11/10 
Panayot Vassilevski
Center for Applied and Scientific Computing, University of California
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Recursive multigrid cycles based on preconditioned
conjugate gradients

11/17 
Peter Monk
Department of Mathematical Sciences
University of Delaware

Introduction to Inverse Problems 
12/1 
Nick Costanzino
Department of Mathematics
Penn State University

Introduction to Multidimensional Conservation Laws

12/15 
Seunghoon Bang
and
Yuxi Zheng
Department of Mathematics
Penn State University

Shock wave theory of gases: an introduction
