Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

25 Jan 2008 | Guangri Xue, Penn State University | Mathematical Modeling and Computation of Subsurface Flow and Fuel Cells |

1 Feb 2008 | James Anderson | Quantum Monte Carlo |

8 Feb 2008 | Jesse Barlow, Penn State University, Computer Science & Engineering | REORTHOGONALIZATION FOR ACCURATE SINGULAR VALUES IN LANCZOS BIDIAGONAL REDUCTION |

15 Feb 2008 | De Witt Sumners, Florida State University | Calculating the Secrets of Life: Mathematics in Biology and Medicine |

22 Feb 2008 | Keith Promislow, Michigan State University | Semi-strong pulse interactions in reaction diffusion systems, the Renormalization Group approach. |

29 Feb 2008 | Gui-Qiang Chen, Northwestern University | Shock Waves and Reflection-Diffraction Phenomena |

7 Mar 2008 | Ken S. Chen, Sandia National Laboratories | A Glimpse of Computational Modeling/Simulation Activities at Sandia's Engineering Sciences Center |

14 Mar 2008 | Spring Break, no talk | *To Be Announced* |

21 Mar 2008 | Andrew Christlieb, Michigan State University | *To Be Announced* |

4 Apr 2008 | David Levermore, University of Maryland | Introduction to Model Reduction |

11 Apr 2008 | Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California | Introduction to regularity and partial regularity for the Navier-Stokes equations |

18 Apr 2008 | Junping Wang, Division of Mathematical Sciences, National Science Foundation | TBA |

25 Apr 2008 MB106 | Wen Shen, Penn State University | On a model of granular flow |

2 May 2008 | Jun Zhang, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University | Freely Moving Structures Interacting with Thermal Convection |

12 Sep 2008 | Reza Malek-Madani, U. S. Naval Academy | Experiences with seeking research funds |

19 Sep 2008 | Warren Weckesser, Enthought, Inc. | The Kermack-McKendrick Integral Equations: An Introduction |

3 Oct 2008 | Kris Jenssen, Penn State University | How to construct systems of conservation laws with prescribed geometry |

10 Oct 2008 | Steve Dong, Purdue University | Suppression of Karman Vortex Streets and Vortex Induced Vibrations |

24 Oct 2008 262 Willard | Jean-Luc Guermond, Texas A&M | Construction techniques for suitable weak solutions
for the 3D incompressible Navier-Stokes equations |

31 Oct 2008 | Dirk Hundertmark, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Introduction to "Why are dirty metals bad conductors?" |

7 Nov 2008 | Edriss Titi, UC Irvine and Weizmann Institute | Who needs a mathematician when one has a powerful computer? |

21 Nov 2008 | Elena Kartashova, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria | Introduction to the theory of nonlinear resonances |

28 Nov 2008 | Thanksgiving break, no talk | *To Be Announced* |

5 Dec 2008 262 Willard | Robin Young, University of Massachusetts, Amherst | Interactions of Strong Shocks |

12 Dec 2008 | Vadim Zharnitsky, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Strichartz inequalities and best constants |