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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Computational and Applied Mathematics Colloquium (2013 Archive)

This colloquium, following the style discussed on the AMS web site, focuses on a broad question in the field or discusses a specific question in a general way to facilitate a conversation between researchers (including graduate students) with different areas of expertise. The talk is 50 minutes long plus about 10 minutes for questions.
The schedule of speakers is below.

Fri, 11 Jan 2013 To Be Announced
Fri, 18 Jan 2013 To Be Announced
Fri, 25 Jan 2013Harvey Segur, University of Colorado Boulder, Applied MathematicsTsunamis
Fri, 1 Feb 2013Yuesheng Xu, Purdue U. MathematicsFixed-Point Based Proximity Algorithms for Convex Optimization Problems in Signal and Image Processing
Fri, 8 Feb 2013James Adler, Tufts University MathematicsConstrained First-Order System Least Squares for Improved Mass Conservation and Complex Fluids
Fri, 15 Feb 2013Ovidiu Savin, Columbia University, MathematicsBoundary regularity for Monge-Ampere equation
Fri, 22 Feb 2013Marta Lewicka, University of PittsburghIsometries on Surfaces, Elasticity, and Calculus of Variations
Fri, 1 Mar 2013 To Be Announced
Fri, 8 Mar 2013No meeting, Spring breakTo Be Announced
Fri, 15 Mar 2013Tom Beale, Mathematics, Duke UniversityComputing with Singular and Nearly Singular Integrals
Thu, 21 Mar 2013

10:00am - 11:30am
Stephen Harris, General Motors and Lawrence BerkeleyEffects of Inhomogeneities—Nanoscale to Mesoscale—on the Durability of Li-Ion Batteries
Fri, 22 Mar 2013Chuan Xue, Ohio State University MathematicsMultiscale models of chemotaxis
Thu, 28 Mar 2013
4:40pm - 5:30pm
xingye yue, soochow universityLocal Cell problems for numerical homogenization
Fri, 29 Mar 2013Zhiqiang Cai, Purdue University MathematicsEfficient, Reliable and Robust A Posteriori Error Estimators
Fri, 5 Apr 2013Alexey Cheskidov, University of Illinois at ChicagoOn the regularity of the 3D Navier-Stokes equations in the largest critical space
Fri, 12 Apr 2013Zhiwu Lin, Georgia Tech MathematicsNonlinear Landau damping
Fri, 19 Apr 2013David Gérard-Varet, Mathematics, Université Denis Diderot Paris 7Mathematical theory of the boundary layer equations
Fri, 26 Apr 2013Leszek Demkowicz, ICES, UT AustinDiscontinuous Petrov Galerkin Method (DPG) with Optimal Test Functions
Fri, 3 May 2013Truyen Va Nguyen, AkronOne-dimensional pressureless Euler/Euler-Poisson systems with or without viscosity
Mon, 26 Aug 2013Yuri Bazilevs, University of California, San DiegoComputational Fluid—Structure Interaction: Methods and Applications
Mon, 2 Sep 2013No seminar, Labor Day holidayTo Be Announced
Mon, 9 Sep 2013Alberto Bressan, Penn StateModeling Traffic Flow on Networks
Mon, 16 Sep 2013Carlos Garcia-Cervera, University of California, Santa BarbaraSpin-polarized transport in ferromagnetic multilayers
Mon, 23 Sep 2013Ed Green, Penn State, Economics DepartmentEquilibrium bidding in complementary auctions
Mon, 30 Sep 2013Eitan Tadmor, University of MarylandCONSENSUS and FLOCKING in SELF-ALIGNMENT DYNAMICS
Mon, 7 Oct 2013Robert Pego, Carnegie Mellon UniversityCoagulation dynamics and critical branching processes
Mon, 14 Oct 2013Selim Esedoglu, University of MichiganAlgorithms for anisotropic mean curvature flow of networks.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Jie Shen, Purdue UniversityAn efficient spectral method for scattering in unbounded rough surfaces and a fast structured direct spectral solver for PDEs with variable coefficients
Mon, 21 Oct 2013Ellad Tadmor, University of MinnesotaBridging time and length scales in atomistic simulations using hyper-QC
Mon, 28 Oct 2013Mark Williams, University of North Carolina at Chapel HillRigorous justification of formal multiscale expansions describing wave propagation
Mon, 4 Nov 2013Juan M. Restrepo, University of ArizonaMathematical Challenges in Climate Variability
Mon, 11 Nov 2013Qing Nie, University of California, IrvineRobust and Stochastic Dynamics in Signal Transduction, Stem Cells, and Development Patterning
Mon, 18 Nov 2013Marta D'Elia, Sandia Nat. Lab.The fractional differential operators on bounded domains as special cases of the nonlocal diffusion operator
Mon, 25 Nov 2013No seminar, Thanksgiving HolidayTo Be Announced
Mon, 2 Dec 2013Wilfrid Gangbo, Georgia Institute of TechnologyPolyconvex integrands in the calculus of variations
Mon, 9 Dec 2013Melik C. Demirel, Penn State, Engineering DepartmentMechanics of Protein Adhesion
Mon, 16 Dec 2013Rob Falgout, Lawrence Livermore National LaboratoryExtreme-scale Multigrid in Space and Time
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