Penn State University,
Department of Mathematics 41 McAllister Building (basement) Friday, 12:15pm1:15pm 
This informal 30minute seminar is designed to allow students to meet and interact with CAM researchers and outside visitors. While technically at an introductory graduate level, the seminar addresses frontline research problems.
DATE  SPEAKER  TITLE 
01/23/04  Alberto Bressan Penn State 
Blowup for reactiondiffusion equations 
01/30/04  Anna
Mazzucato
Penn State 
Some local existence results for the incompressible NavierStokes equations 
02/06/04 
Stephanos Venakides
Duke University 
Mathematical Modeling of Drosophila Morphogenesis: Dorsal Closure 
02/13/04 
Helge Kristian Jenssen
NC State University 
NavierStokes equations for compressible fluids 
02/20/04  YoungJu
Lee Penn State 
New Numerical Techniques for Some nonNewtonian Flow Models 
02/27/04 
Adrian Constantin Lund University 
Solitons 
03/5/04  no talk 

03/19/04  Qiang
Du Penn State 
Phase field models for vesicle biomembranes 
03/26/04  Chun
Liu Penn State 
TBA 
04/02/04 
Weinan E
Princeton University 
What is multiscale modeling? 
04/09/04 
TaiPing Liu
Stanford University 
Boltzmann equation, an introduction 
04/16/04  Yingjie Liu Georgia Inst of Tech 
Backward Error Compensation for Transportation Equations with Application to the Level Set Method 
04/23/04  Robert Hardt
Rice University, Houston 
Isoperimetric problems in polyhedra (e.g. minimize length to "enclose" a given 3d volume) 
04/30/04 
Constantin Bacuta
Penn State 
Adaptive Grid Refinement Procedure 