Spring 2005

1/14/05 Kristian Jenssen
Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
Singular behavior for solutions to conservation laws
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
1/21/05 Shiyi Chen
Department of Mathematics, Johns Hopkins University
Multiscale Simulation of Micro- and Nano-Fluidics
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
1/28/05 Yaxiang Yuan
Institute of Computational Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Stepsizes for the steepest descent direction method
(SPECIAL TIME : 11:50am--12:50pm, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
1/28/05 Qing Nie
Center for Complex Biological Systems, University of California, Irvine
Robustness of Morphogen Gradients
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
2/4/05 Alexei Novikov
Department of Mathematics, Penn State University
Correlation of transformation strains in random polycrystals
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
2/11/05 Yang Kuang
Department of Mathematics, Arizona State University
Rich Dynamics of Delay Differential Equations and Its Applications in Biosciences
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
2/18/05 Gunnar Martinsson
Department of Mathematics, Yale University
Fast Direct Solvers for Boundary Value Problems
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
2/25/05 Shi Jin
Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Hamiltonian-preserving schemes for the Liouville equation with discontinuous potentials
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
3/4/05 De-Xing Kong
Department of Mathematics, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai
Some Remarks on Multidimensional Quasilinear Hyperbolic Systems
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
3/18/05 Tony Lelievre
Department of Mathematics, University of Montreal, Canada
Magnetohydrodynamics flows with moving interfaces, application to aluminium reduction cells.
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
3/25/05 Franco Rampazzo
Dipartimento di Matematica Pura ed Applicata, Universita' di Padova, Italy
Multi-time systems of Hamilton-Jacobi equations and commutativity of minimum problems.
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
4/1/05 Stefano Bianchini
S.I.S.S.A., Trieste, Italy
Glimm functionals for BGK models
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
4/8/05 Daniel Szyld
Department of Mathematics, Temple University, Philadelphia
Reducing the Cost of Krylov Subspace Methods: Inexact and Truncated Versions
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
4/15/05 Susan Friedlander
Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, Chicago
The Ubiquity of Fluid Instability
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
4/22/05 Long-Qing Chen
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Penn State University
Ferroelectric phase transitions and domain structure evolution in strained films. Thermodinamic theory and phase-field simulations.
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)
4/29/05 Huang Feimin
Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing
Convergence of viscosity solutions for isothermal gas dyanamics
(Time and place : 3:30--4:30pm in the seminar room, 320 Whitmore Bldg)